PHIL 413 - Formal Philosophical Methods
Section: 001
Term: WN 2013
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 formal tools used in contemporary philosophy, providing students with an introduction to vocabulary, techniques, and results from formal semantics, propositional modal logic, probability theory, decision theory, and recent literature on conditionals. Each section of the course begins with an introduction to formal material and ends with a contemporary philosophical paper presupposing that material.

Course Requirements:

Requirements include six problem sets and a final exam.

Intended Audience:

Students who have completed QR/1 requirement

Class Format:

3 hrs of lecture with time for discussion per week

PHIL 413 - Formal Philosophical Methods
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
29009
Open
3
 
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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