Calendar

SES # TOPICS KEY DATES
1 Introduction
2 "''Boston''" designates ''Boston'': quasi-quotation & such

Frege: Foundations of Arithmetic (1884)
3-5 Frege: Foundations of Arithmetic (cont.) (1884) Short essay on previous week topics due in session 4
6-7 Frege: "Function and Concept" (1891)

Frege: "On Concept and Object" (1892)
Short essay on previous week topics due in session 6
8 Frege: "On Sense and Reference" (1892) Short essay on previous week topics due
9 Frege: "The Thought: a logical enquiry" (1918)
10-11 Russell: "On Denoting" (1905)

Russell: "The Philosophy of Logical Atomism" (1918)
Short essay on previous week topics due in session 10
12 Russell: The Problems of Philosophy (1912) Short essay on previous week topics due
13-15 Wittgenstein: Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (1921) Short essay on previous week topics due in session 14
16 Moore: Principia Ethica (1903) Short essay on previous week topics due
17-19 Moore: "The Refutation of Idealism" (1903)

Moore: "A Defence of Common Sense" (1925)

Moore: "External and Internal Relations" (1919)
Short essay on previous week topics due in session 18
20 Wittgenstein: The Blue and Brown Books (1934) Short essay on previous week topics due
21-22 Ayer: Language, Truth, and Logic (1936)

Tarski: "The Concept of Truth in Formalized Languages" (1935)
Short essay on previous week topics due in session 22
23-25 Wittgenstein: Philosophical Investigations (1953) Short essay on previous week topics due in session 24
26 Austin: Sense and Sensibilia (1962)

Ayer: Foundations of Empirical Knowledge (excerpt) (1940)
Short essay on previous week topics due