24.400 Proseminar in Philosophy I

Fall 2003

Series of three photos showing Frege, Wittgenstein, and Russell.
Series from left to right of Gottlob Frege, Ludwig Wittgenstein, and Bertrand Russell. (Images courtesy of Zalta, Edward N., "Gottlob Frege ", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2004 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, and Irvine, A. D., "Bertrand Russell", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Summer 2004 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.).)

Course Highlights

This course features a comprehensive set of assignments in the form of weekly essay questions.

Course Description

An intensive seminar on the foundations of analytic philosophy for first-year graduate students. A large selection of classic texts, from Frege's Foundations of Arithmetic to Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations, is covered in this course.
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Staff

Instructor:
Prof. Alex Byrne

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
Two sessions / week
3 hours / session

Level

Graduate