PHIL 450:  Epistemology

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COURSE DESCRIPTION

 

HANDOUTS:

Syllabus

Reading Assignments

Paper Guidelines

Handout on Reasoning

Handout on Chisholm's Foundationalism

Handout on the Feature-φ Argument

Important Terminology in Metaphysics and Epistemology

Four Rules of Inference (Two Valid and Two Invalid)

 

End of Class Questions

 

Final Exam Review Questions

 

Paper Topic #1

    Paper #1 Peer Review Checklist

    LINK TO PHIL 450 PEER REVIEW

    LINK TO ELECTRONIC DROP BOX TO TURN IN FINAL PAPER

 

Midterm Exam (due at midnight on Halloween)

    Link to Electronic Drop Box to turn in Midterm Exam.

 

Paper Topic #2

    Paper #2 Peer Review Checklist

    LINK TO PHIL 450 PEER REVIEW

    LINK TO ELECTRONIC DROP BOX TO TURN IN FINAL PAPER

 

 

STUDY QUESTIONS AND TRANSPARENCIES

 

INTRODUCTION

    Study Questions

    Transparencies

 

FOUNDATIONALISM

    Study Questions

    Transparencies

 

COHERENCE THEORIES

    Study Questions

    Transparencies

 

HYBRID THEORIES

    Study Questions

    Transparencies

 

A PRIORI JUSTIFICATION

    Study Questions

    Transparencies

 

EXTERNALISM AND INTERNALISM

    Study Questions

    Transparencies

 

VIRTUE EPISTEMOLOGY

    Readings on E-Reserve

    Study Questions

    Transparencies

 

METAPHYSICS AND EPISTEMOLOGY OF EPISTEMOLOGY

    Study Questions

    Transparencies

 

THE POLITICS OF EPISTEMOLOGY

    Study Questions

    Transparencies

 

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