Syllabus/achievement requirements

Development of Practical Skills in Philosophy

 

Chudnoff, E. 'A Guide to Philosophical Writing' (available online)

 

Concepcion, D. ‘Handout – How to Read Philosophy’ (available online)

 

Pryor, J. 'Guidelines for Reading Philosophy’ (available online)

 

 

History of Philosophy

 

Garber, D. (2005) What's Philosophical About the History of Philosophy? In Sorell and Rogers (eds.): Analytic Philosophy and History of Philosophy, Oxford University Press, 129-146.

 

Normore, C. (2016) The Methodology of the History of Philosophy. In Cappelen, Szabó Gendler, and Hawthorne (eds.): The Oxford Handbook of Philosophical Methodology, Oxford University Press, 27-48.

 

Rorty, R. (1984) The Historiography of Philosophy: Four Genres. In Rorty, Schneewind and Skinner (eds.) Philosophy in History, Cambridge University Press, 49-75.

 

Williamson, T. (2018) Chapter 8: Using the History of Philosophy. Doing Philosophy: From Common Curiosity to Logical Reasoning, Oxford University Press, 98-110.

 

Excerpts from Baggini, J. and Fosl S. (2010) The Philosopher's Toolkit: A Compendium of Philosophical Concepts and Methods. 2nd Edition, Wiley-Blackwell.

 

 

Phenomenology and Continental Philosophy

 

Carman, T. (2016) Phenomenology. In Cappelen, Szabó Gendler, and Hawthorne (eds.): The Oxford Handbook of Philosophical Methodology, Oxford University Press, 179-92.

 

Levy, N. (2003) Analytic and Continental Philosophy: Explaining the Differences. Metaphilosophy, 34: 284–304.

 

Excerpts from Baggini, J. and Fosl S. (2010) The Philosopher's Toolkit: A Compendium of Philosophical Concepts and Methods. 2nd Edition, Wiley-Blackwell.

 

 

Popular Philosophy, Public Philosophy and Philosophical Activism

 

Excerpts from The Stone, The New York Times.

 

Excerpts from Singer, P. (2015) The Most Good You Can Do: How Effective Altruism is Changing Ideas About Living Ethically. Yale University Press.

 

Næss, A. (1973) The Shallow and the Deep, Long-Range Ecology Movement: A Summary. Inquiry, 16(1), 95-100.

 

Moen, O.-M. TBA

 

 

Feminist Philosophy and Critical Theory

 

Maitra, I. (2016) Feminism. In Cappelen, Szabó Gendler, and Hawthorne (eds.): The Oxford Handbook of Philosophical Methodology, Oxford University Press, 690-708.

 

Mills, C. (2016) Critical Philosophy of Race. In Cappelen, Szabó Gendler, and Hawthorne (eds.): The Oxford Handbook of Philosophical Methodology, Oxford University Press, 709-732.

 

 

Critical Engagement and Criticizing Fairly

 

Excerpts from Dennett, D. (2014) Intuition Pumps and Other Tools for Thinking. W.W. Norton and Company.

 

 

Philosophical Thought Experiments, Philosophical Intuitions and Experimental Philosophy

 

Mallon, R. (2016) Experimental Philosophy. In Cappelen, Szabó Gendler, and Hawthorne (eds.): The Oxford Handbook of Philosophical Methodology, Oxford University Press, 709-732.

 

Weinberg, J. (2016) Intuitions. In Cappelen, Szabó Gendler, and Hawthorne (eds.): The Oxford Handbook of Philosophical Methodology, Oxford University Press, 709-732.

 

 

Conceptual Analysis, Conceptual Engineering and Conceptual Ethics

 

Cappelen, H. (2018) Chapters 1 and 2. Fixing Language: An Essay on Conceptual Engineering. Oxford University Press.

 

Haslanger, S. (2000) What Good are our Intuitions: Philosophical Analysis and Social Kinds. Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume, 80(1), 89-118.

 

Jackson, F. (1998) The Role of Conceptual Analysis. From Metaphysics to Ethics, Oxford University Press, 28-55.

 

Excerpts from Dennett, D. (2014) Intuition Pumps and Other Tools for Thinking. W.W. Norton and Company.

 

 

Ethics

 

Dittmer, J. 7: Theory and Application, Applied Ethics. Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy. (available online)

 

Singer, P. (2005) Ethics and Intuitions. The Journal of Ethics, 9, 331-52.

 

Excerpts from Baggini, J. and Fosl S. (2007) The Ethics Toolkit: A Compendium of Ethical Concepts and Methods. 2nd Edition, Wiley-Blackwell.

 

 

Research Ethics

 

TBA

 

 

Formal Methods in Philosophy, Logic and Philosophical Methodology

 

Hansson, S.O. (2000) Formalization in Philosophy. The Bulletin of Symbolic Logic, 6(2), 162-175.

 

Excerpts from Baggini, J. and Fosl S. (2010) The Philosopher's Toolkit: A Compendium of Philosophical Concepts and Methods. 2nd Edition, Wiley-Blackwell.

 

 

Philosophy and the Sciences

 

Williamson, T. (2018) Chapter 9: Using Other Fields. Doing Philosophy: From Common Curiosity to Logical Reasoning, Oxford University Press, 98-110.

 

TBA

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