Philosophy 180 Fall 2016 Schedule


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  2. How to write an analytical essay (video)
  3. Study questions
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Due Dates:
  • Quizzes are due every Monday night at 11:59 PM unless otherwise noted in What's Up.
  • Analytical essays are due Sunday at 11:59 PM as follows, unless otherwise noted in What's Up.
 EssayFirst Draft Final Draft
 19/29 10/3
 211/1 11/6
 312/6 12/11


Reading Schedule
  • Schedule is approximate and content is subject to modification with adequate advanced notice.  Consult the What's Up page for daily study advice.
  • Note: Articles not available as direct links will be available in Blackboard.


 Week Primary  Readings NotesSupplementary readings
1Epistemology, IEP, David Truncellito
Introduction to epistemology, R. Mayes
In Gettier's Wake, by J. Turri

 
Epistemology, by M. Steup
Gettier problems, by S. Hetherington
Knowledge, by S. Hetherington
The analysis of knowledge, by M. Steup
2External world skepticism, by J. Greco

Contemporary Skepticism, by D. Pritchard
Skepticism, by P. Klein
Responding to skepticism, by K. Derose
The safety condition for knowledge, by D. Rabinowitz
Sensitivity, safety and anti-luck epistemology, by D. Pritchard
Ignorance: a case for skepticism, by P. Unger
Skepticism, abductivism and the explanatory gap, by R. Neta
 1% Skepticism, by E. Schwitzgebel 4Skepticism, contextualism and discrimination, by J. Schaffer
Skepticism and contextualism, by M. Hannon
Elusive Knowledge, David Lewis
3Knowledge and reliability, J. Nagel     5
Internalism and externaism, by T. Poston
Reliabilist epistemology, A. Goldman
4Fallibilism and the value of knowledge, by M. Hannon

6
Fallibilism, by S. Hetherington
The value of knowledge, by J. Turri and D. Pritchard
The value of knowledge, by E. Ollson
The myth of knowledge, by L. Bonjour
Fallibilism, epistemic possibility and epistemic agency, by B. Reed
5Elusive knowledge, David Lewis
Contextualism: an explanation and defense, by K. DeRose
Epistemic contextualism, by P. Rysiew
The epistemic closure principle, S. Luper
6Anti-luck virtue epistemology, by D. Pritchard

7 
Virtue epistemology, by J. Turri
Virtue epistemology, by J. Baehr
Epistemic luck, M. Engel
Robust virtue epistemology as anti-luck epistemology, by J. Carter
Epistemic agency, by C. Elgin
7Why knowledge is merely true belief, by C. Sartwell
8
What is knowledge, by Q. Cassam?
Is justification necessary for knowledge? D. Sackris and J. Beebe
Knowing that P without believing that P, by E. Schwitzgebel and B. Myers-Schulz
8The unreliability of naive introspection, by E. Schwitzgebel 9Strategic reliabilsim: a naturalistic approach to epistemolgy, by M. Bishop and J.Trout.
The pathologies of standard analytic epistemology, by M. Bishop and J. Trout
9Knowing what you believe, Q. Cassam


10
Introspection, by E. Schwitzgebel
Acting contrary to our professed beliefs, by E. Schwitzgebel
Knowing your own beliefs, by E. Schwitzgebel

10Alief and belief, by T. Gendler



11
Gendler on alief, J. Nagel
The third horse, by T. Gendler
Against intellectualist theories of belief, by J. Marley-Payne
11Intuition, reflection and command of knowledge, by J. Nagel

12Belief, E. Schwitzgebel 

12Rationalization in moral and philosophical thought, by E. Schwitzgebel and J. Ellis.13Intuitions in epistemology, by K. Ahlstrom
Epistemic intuitions, by J. Nagel
Knowledge in humans and other animals, by H. Kornblith
The illusion of expertise, by E. Machery
Does the method of cases rest on a mistake? by Moti Mizrahi
A priori intuitions: analytic or synthetic? by D. Papineau
13Bundles of contradiction, by T. Lombrozo & A. ShtulmanKnowledge as a mental state, by J. Nagel

14The evolution of knowledge, by D. Papineau



The value of understanding, by Stephen Grimm
Knowledge, understanding and reasons for belief, by J. Kvanvig
15Emotion and understanding, by C. Elgin
Understanding and coming to understand, by M. Lynch

 

Love and knowlege: Emotion in feminist epistemology, by A. Jaggar
Homo ignorans, deliberately choosing not to know, R. Hertwig and C. Engel

 Final Tuesday December 13, 10:15 - 12:15   


















A disoranized repetitive list of readings epistemology


The evolution of knowledge, D. Papineau
1% skepticism, by E. Schwitzgebel
External World Skepticism, by J. Greco
Closure principles, by J. Kvanvig
The possibility of knowledge, Q. Cassam
Skepticism, contextualism and discrimination, by J. Schaffer
Love and knowlege: Emotion in feminist epistemology, by A. Jaggar
The normativity of rationality, by J. Way
The role of trust in knowlege, by J. Hardwig
The value of knowledge, by J. Turri and D. Pritchard
The value of knowledge, by E. Ollson
Against intellectualist theories of belief, by J. Marley-Payne
Pragmatism about knowledge, by J. Marley-Payne
Why do humans reason?, by H. Mercier and D. Sperber
The amazing success of statistical prediction rules, M. Bishop and J.D. Trout
The third horse, by T. Gendler
Does reflection lead to wise choices? by L. Bortolotti
The pathologies of standard analytic epistemology, 
by M. Bishop and J. Trout
Analytic epistemology and experimental philosophy, by  J. Alexander and J. Weiberg
Intuitions in epistemology, by K. Ahlstrom
Epistemic intuitions, by J. Nagel
Strategic reliabilism, by M. Bishop and J. Trout 
How to naturalize epistemology, by R. Neta
Naturalism: friends and foes, by P. Maddy
Knowledge, Naturalism and Cognitve Ethology, by J. Bermudez.
Knowledge in humans and other animals, by H. Kornblith 
The value of understanding, by S. Grimm
The psychology of scientific explanation, by J.D. Trout
The instrumental value of explanations, by T. Lombrozo
Explanation as orgasm, and the drive for causal knowledge, by A. Gopnik
The extended cognition thesis, by E. Arnau, et al
Cognitive ability and the extended cognition thesis, by D. Pritchard
The role of trust in knowlege, by J. Hardwig
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