PHIL 413 - Formal Philosophical Methods
Section: 001
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Philosophy (PHIL)
Department: LSA Philosophy
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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.
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
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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 includes both introductory discussion of formal material and discussion of contemporary philosophical work presupposing that material.

Course Requirements:

Requirements include six problem sets and a final exam.

PHIL 413 - Formal Philosophical Methods
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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ISBN: 0631197133
Semantics in generative grammar, Author: Irene Heim and Angelika Kratzer., Publisher: Blackwell [Nachdr.]. 2006
ISBN: 0199258872
A philosophical guide to conditionals, Author: Jonathan Bennett., Publisher: Oxford University Press Repr. 2003
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