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This list relates to the time period Trimester Two 2017 which ended on 27/10/2017
  1. Week 1 Introduction. Why Does Language Matter to Philosophy? Some key concepts in philosophy of language 3 items
    1. Required Readings 1 item
      1. Relativism and Reality : A Contemporary Introduction - Robert Kirk 1999

        Book  Please read chapter 1-2, pages 1-26

    2. Further reading 2 items
  2. Week 2: Varieties of analysis. The role of logic in analytic philosophy. Frege. 3 items
    1. Required Readings 2 items
      1. On sense and reference - Gottlob Frege 1960

        Chapter Prescribed

    2. Further reading 1 item
      1. On Concept and Object - Gottlob Frege, P. T. Geach and Max Black 1951

        Article 

  3. Week 3: Logical Atomism. Russell. Early Wittgenstein. 4 items
    1. Required Readings 2 items
      1. On Denoting - Bertrand Russell 1905

        Article 

    2. Further reading 2 items
      1. The early philosophy - A.C Grayling 2001

        Chapter 

  4. Week 4: Early Wittgenstein: Saying vs Showing. 4 items
    1. Required Readings 2 items
      1. Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus - Ludwig Wittgenstein 2013

        Book  Read Translations- 5.6 – 5.6.4.1, and 6.4 – 7.

    2. Further reading 2 items
      1. A Lecture on Ethics - Ludwig Wittgenstein Jan 1965

        Article 

  5. Week 5: Later Wittgenstein: Language Games and Family Resemblance 3 items
    1. Required Readings 2 items
      1. Philosophical investigations - Ludwig Wittgenstein 1983

        Book  Read 1-60

    2. Further reading 1 item
      1. Wittgenstein: a very short introduction - A. C. Grayling 2001

        Book  Please read "The Later Philosophy” pages 63-111

  6. Week 6: Later Wittgenstein: Rulefollowing and Private Language 2 items
    1. Required readings: 1 item
      1. Extracts from Philosophical investigations - Ludwig Wittgenstein 1967

        Chapter  Read sections 143-154 and 190-263

    2. Further reading 1 item
  7. Week 7: The Limits of Language: “Mapping the Rough Ground” 4 items
    1. Required Readings 2 items
    2. Recommended extra readings 0 items
    3. Further reading 2 items
      1. Ethics at the Horizon - Jonathan Lear 2006

        Chapter  Chapter 2

  8. Week 8: Neopragmatism: Brandom, Rorty 4 items
    1. Required Readings 2 items
      1. The Contingency of Language - Richard Rorty 1995

        Chapter 

    2. Further reading 2 items
      1. Towards Rehabilitating Objectivity - John McDowell

        Chapter  The easiest way to access this resource is by clicking the blue "Online Resource" button over to the right of the page.

  9. Week 9: Classical Pragmatism: Peirce 4 items
    1. Required readings 2 items
      1. The Fixation of Belief - Charles Peirce

        Webpage  Please read sections III,IV, V.

      2. How to Make Our Ideas Clear - Charles Peirce

        Webpage  starting at Paragraph 12 (“The essence of belief is the establishment of a habit…”)

    2. Recommended extra readings 0 items
    3. Further readings 2 items
  10. Week 10: Communicative Rationality: Habermas. 3 items
    1. Required readings 2 items
      1. The theory of communicative action - Jürgen Habermas c1984-c1987

        Book Further Reading Vol. I: Reason and the Rationalization of Society

      2. Richard Rorty’s Pragmatic Turn - Jürgen Habermas 2000

        Chapter 

    2. Further reading 1 item
      1. Jürgen Habermas [open access] - James Bohman, William Rehg 2007

        Article 

  11. Week 11:Reflection on Philosophical Traditions: Carnap v Heidegger 2 items
    1. Required Reading 2 items
      1. Does the Nothing Noth? - Michael Inwood March 1999

        Article 

  12. Further readings 2 items
    1. Carnap versus Heidegger - James Chase, Jack Reynolds 2011

      Chapter 

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