UC Davis Philosophy 156

Contemporary Analytic Philosophy

Fall, 2005

Instructor: G. J. Mattey, Senior Lecturer


Term Paper Assignment

On-Line Readings

F. H. Bradley, Appearance and Reality (excerpts)

Bertrand Russell, Principles of Mathematics (Chapter IV, "Proper Names, Adjectives and Verbs")

Bertrand Russell, "On Denoting"

G. E. Moore, "External and Internal Relations"

Ludwig Wittgenstein, Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus

Richard Rorty, "Analytic Philosophy and Transformative Philosophy"

Virtual Slide Presentations

Important Figures in Analytic Philosophy (filesize > 1mb)

Philosophical Analysis

Bradley and the Impossibility of Analysis

Early Russell on Philosophical Grammar

Russell on Denoting

Moore on External Relations

Wittgenstein's Tractatus

Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations

Ryle on Systematically Misleading Expressions

Austin on Knowing

Schlick on Meaning and Verification

Quine on Logical Empiricism

Quine on Ontology

Carnap on Ontology

Goodman on Confirmation

Gettier on Knowledge

Quine on Epistemology

Kripke on Semantics

Putnam on Meaning

Lewis on Possibilia

Rorty on Analytic Philosophy


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