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PHIL 306 - 20th Century Analytic Philosophy (3 credits)


(Prereq: Sophomore standing or higher, or permission of the instructor) This course is a survey of the development of analytic philosophy in the Twentieth Century, with emphasis on both the works of prominent analytic philosophers and the methods now typical of contemporary analytic philosophy. The works of Frege, Russell, Moore, Wittgenstein, Ayer, Quine, and Kripke may be considered. Topics may include the role of analysis and common sense in philosophy, theories of linguistic meaning, the relation language has with the world, the relationship between science and philosophy, and the nature of necessity and possibility.