Friday, August 24, 2007

For Monday

Additional reading for Monday:

Jim Pryor's Guidelines on Reading Philosophy
Philosophical Terms and Methods
All at http://www.jimpryor.net/teaching

Previously posted assignments:

FIRST ASSIGNMENTS:

  • The first writing assignment is to reflectively develop and defend answers to these questions: what is philosophy? What is it to think philosophically? How does one think philosophically? What is it to be a philosopher? What is the value in thinking philosophically and/or being a philosopher? Are there any risks to thinking philosophically and/or being a philosopher? Due Monday 8/27.
  • The first reading assignment is Riddles, Ch. 1. and the Introduction of Reading Metaphysics. Due Monday 8/27.
  • ASAP email the instructor at aphilosopher@gmail.com to let him know that you are going to be in this class. The email should say which class you are, your name, your major and ask a question or give a comment about the class so far. This will help the instructor make an email list for the class.

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