PHIL 413 - Formal Philosophical Methods
Section: 001
Term: WN 2010
Subject: Philosophy (PHIL)
Department: LSA Philosophy
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
BS
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Advisory Prerequisites:
Satisfaction of QR/1 with either 2nd semester calculus, an advanced course in logic, a course in statistics above STATS 265, or a course in economics.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course surveys the formal tools used in contemporary philosophy. It covers elements of propositional and quantified modal logic, formal semantics, counterfactuals, probability theory, and decision theory. Each class begins with an introduction to formal material and ends with a contemporary philosophical paper that presupposes that material. Requirements include six problem sets and a final exam.

PHIL 413 - Formal Philosophical Methods
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
46069
Open
9
 
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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ISBN: 0199258872
A philosophical guide to conditionals, Author: Jonathan Bennett., Publisher: Oxford University Press 1. publ. 2003
Required
ISBN: 9780631197126
Semantics in generative grammar, Author: Heim, Irene., Publisher: Blackwell 1998
Required
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