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PHIL3072, Advanced Analytic Philosophy, ANU, 2015

Jason Grossman


For official information, see the course outline: http://bunny.xeny.net/empiricism/course-outline.pdf
and the Wattle site: http://wattlecourses.anu.edu.au/course/view.php?id=14200.

Essay 1 topics and rules are now available at http://bunny.xeny.net/empiricism/essay-topics-1.pdf. The deadline for submitting essay 1 is 5 pm on the 9th of September.

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The class representative for this course is Liam Ryan: u4845549@anu.edu.au. You can contact him if you'd like to convey your opinions about the course to the School of Philosophy (or you can talk to me, or you can talk to the head of the teaching program, Bronwyn Finnigan, or to the head of the School, Christian Barry, or you can give your opinions on the survey we'll have at the end of semester).


General Reading


Early Modern Empiricism

Required Reading

Additional Reading


Logical Positivism

Required Reading

Additional Reading


Quine and Carnap

Required Reading

Additional Reading


Theory and Observation in Science

Required Reading

Additional Reading


Post-Positivist Challenges

Required Reading

Additional Reading


And finally, In Praise of Idleness, by Bertrand Russell:
http://xeny.net/InPraiseOfIdleness