202911 SE/2 SE Seminar for Doctoral Students: Key Texts in Theoretical Philosophy

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202911
SE Seminar for Doctoral Students: Key Texts in Theoretical Philosophy
SE 2
4
weekly
annually
German

This class aims to acquaint students with some key texts in Theoretical Philosophy. On the basis of the texts, students will learn to conduct a systematic philosophical investigation on topics such as: knowledge and understanding (Epistemology); skepticism and self–knowledge (Epistemology and Philosophy of Mind); aesthetic value judgments (Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art); theory of meaning (Philosophy of Language).

We will read and discuss together the following classical texts in Theoretical Philosophy:
1.    Plato: Menon (excerpt)
2.    Aristoteles: De interpretatione, Kap. 9
3.    Aurelius Augustinus: Confessiones (excerpt)
4.    René Descartes: Meditationen (excerpt)
5.    John Locke: An essay concerning human understanding (excerpt)
6.    Arthur Schopenhauer: The world as will and representation (excerpt)
7.    Immanuel Kant: What is enlightenment?
8.    David Hume: On the standard of taste
9.    Gottlob Frege: Meaning and Reference
10.    Donald Davidson: Truth and Meaning
11.    Willard Van Orman Quine: On empirically equivalent Systems oft he world
12.    Hilary Putnam: Meaning and Reference

Text reading, student presentations and discussions.

Short presentation (40%), Essay (60%).

General information on exams, dates and sign-on at the department:
https://www.uibk.ac.at/philtheol/pruefungen/index.html.de.

See above, "Contents". Various editions of the texts can be used. Details will be specified in the first session.

None.

05.10.2020
Group 0
Date Time Location
Mon 2020-10-05
09.00 - 11.45 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Mon 2020-10-12
09.00 - 11.45 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Mon 2020-10-19
09.00 - 11.45 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Mon 2020-11-09
09.00 - 11.45 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Mon 2020-11-16
09.00 - 11.45 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Mon 2020-11-23
09.00 - 11.45 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Mon 2020-11-30
09.00 - 11.45 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Mon 2020-12-07
09.00 - 11.45 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Mon 2020-12-14
09.00 - 11.45 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Group Booking period
202911-0 2020-09-01 08:00 - 2020-09-30 23:59
Malfatti F.