PHIL 350:  Introduction to Epistemology

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LINK TO PHIL 350 PEER REVIEW SITE (for submitting and reading homework assignments)

 

HANDOUTS

       Syllabus

       Reading Assignments

       Paper Guidelines

       Handout on Reasoning

 

END-OF-CLASS QUESTIONS

 

MIDTERM REVIEW QUESTIONS

 

FINAL EXAM REVIEW QUESTIONS

 

STUDY QUESTIONS:

       Week #1 (Sept. 28): Introduction: What is knowledge? What is belief?

       Week #2 (Oct 3-5): Perception: Appearance and Reality

       Week #3 (Oct. 10-12): Empirical Justification: Foundationalism and Coherentism

       Week #4 (Oct. 17-19): A Priori Justification and Reasoning

       Week #5 (Oct. 24-26): Knowledge and Truth

       Week #6 (Oct. 31-Nov. 2): Internalism and Externalism

       Week #7 (Nov. 7-9): Other Minds, Testimony, and Memory

       Week #8 (Nov. 14-16): Naturalized Epistemology

       Week #9 (Nov. 21): Virtue Epistemology

       Week #10 (Nov. 28-30): Skepticism

       Week #11 (Dec. 5-7): No Study Questions

 

HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS

Instructions For Using Peer Review. (See top of this page for a link to the PHIL 350 Peer Review site.)

       Assignment #1: To be posted on Peer Review by 9 am on Tuesday, Oct. 10.

       Assignment #2: To be posted on Peer Review by 9 am on Monday, Oct. 16.

       Assignment #3: To be posted on Peer Review by 9 am on Monday, Oct. 23.

       Assignment #4: To be posted on Peer Review by 9 am on Wednesday, Nov. 8.

PAPER TOPIC (Paper due midnight on Monday, Nov. 27).

 

TRANSPARENCIES

       Introduction

       Week #2 (Oct 3-5): Perception: Appearance and Reality

       Week #3 (Oct. 10-12): Empirical Justification: Foundationalism and Coherentism

       Week #4 (Oct. 17-19): A Priori Justification and Reasoning

       Week #5 (Oct. 24-26): Knowledge and Truth

       Week #6 (Oct. 31-Nov. 2): Internalism and Externalism

       Week #7 (Nov. 7-9): Other Minds, Testimony, and Memory

       Week #8 (Nov. 14-16): Naturalized Epistemology

       Week #9 (Nov. 21): Virtue Epistemology

       Week #10 (Nov. 28-30): Skepticism

       Week #11 (Dec. 5-7): No Transparencies

 

 

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