PHIL 350A:  Homework Assignment #3 (10 Points).

 

To receive full credit for this assignment, you must be in class on the day it is due or have an excused absence.  This assignment has two parts:

 

            (1) Philosophical Criticism (to be posted on Peer Review by 9 am on Tuesday, Oct. 24).  Use one paragraph to explain the idea of a priori justification.  Then in one page or less make the strongest argument you can that there is no genuine a priori justification.  If you are successful, the reader feel a genuine doubt about what s/he takes to be justified a priori. 

 

            (2) Vote (due via email by 1 pm on Tuesday, Oct. 24).  Every class member should read all the postings and vote via email for the posting that does the best job of casting doubt on the existence of genuine a priori justification.