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180064 SE Philosophy of Science Colloquium (2021S)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 18 - Philosophie
Continuous assessment of course work
Th 20.05. 13:15-14:45 Digital



max. 25 participants
Language: English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 11.03. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Wednesday 17.03. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Thursday 25.03. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Thursday 15.04. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Thursday 22.04. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Thursday 29.04. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Thursday 06.05. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Thursday 27.05. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Thursday 10.06. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Thursday 17.06. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Thursday 24.06. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

The Philosophy of Science Colloquium has two parts: lectures delivered by guest speakers and seminar meetings. This semester the general topic is inferentialism. We will read and discuss papers by Carnap, Sellars, Dummett, and Brandom, among others.

Assessment and permitted materials

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Students who register for the colloquium are required to attend the lectures delivered by guest speakers, and to participate in discussion after the lectures and during the seminar meetings. In addition, students will do a seminar presentation and write a term paper of about 5000 words on a topic chosen in consultation with the instructor.

Examination topics

Reading list

Association in the course directory

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