PHIL 032. History of Analytic Philosophy

This course, first, attends to 20th century philosophy's initial innovations, led by Moore, Russell, Wittgenstein, as well as Frege and Ramsey. Secondly, we follow developments advanced under banners both of "Logical Positivism," led by Carnap, Ayer and Quine, and of "Ordinary Language," by Ryle, Austin, Strawson. We arrive at still current 20th century achievements and philosophical controversies among late Wittgenstein, McDowell, Appiah, Kripke, and Lewis '62.
Prerequisite: First- and second-year students must complete one introductory level PHIL course before enrolling in this course. 
1 credit.
Fall 2023. Raff.
Catalog chapter: Philosophy  
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