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180164 VO-L Introduction to Theoretical Philosophy (2020S)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 18 - Philosophie

Lecture with compulsory reading. The philosophical texts will be presented in the lectures and discussed (and partially read) in the Kolloquia (discussion & reading) sessions. For more information please register into the moodle elearning platform for this course.

PowerPoint and Audiofiles for this lecture (in German) will be provided as well.

Registration/Deregistration

Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).

Details

max. 999 participants
Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Attention: Lectures's venue on April 22 and June 17 is HS III, NIG.

Wednesday 11.03. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8
Wednesday 18.03. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8
Wednesday 25.03. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8
Wednesday 01.04. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8
Wednesday 22.04. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 29.04. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8
Wednesday 06.05. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8
Wednesday 13.05. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8
Wednesday 20.05. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8
Wednesday 27.05. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8
Wednesday 03.06. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8
Wednesday 10.06. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8
Wednesday 17.06. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 24.06. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Introduction into the mayor fields and topics of theoretical philosophy: epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of science, philosophy of language - analytical philosophy and philosophy of mind.
The historical frame of this lecture arches from early modern to the 21st century.
Emphasis: epistemology, philosophy of language and philosophy of mind.

Assessment and permitted materials

written examination, writing the exam in English is allowed, 4 Dates (1. at the end of SoSe 2020, 3 Dates in WS2020/21)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Lecture units and philosophical source texts:
60 % Lecture, PPts and Audio files of the lecture
40 % philosophical source texts

Examination topics

Lecture units and questions on the philosophical texts.
Ca. 4 - 5 questions on the Lecture content, 2 - 3 questions on the philosophical texts, to be answered in short easy form (no half sentences or keywords), no multiple choice test.

Materials for exam preparation: audio files, PPt-Folien, Lecture notes, selected texts and chapters from the reading list.

Reading list

1) Rene Descartes: Meditationen zur Ersten Philosophie
2) John Locke: Versuch über den menschlichen Verstand
3) G.W. Leibniz: Neue Abhandlung über den menschlichen Verstand, Vorrede
4) Immanuel Kant: Kritik der reinen Vernunft, Vorrede A und B
5) Ludwig Wittgenstein: Philosophische Untersuchungen, Paragraphen-Auswahl
6) John Austin: How to do things with Words [Zur Theorie der Sprechakte] (1962)
7) Thomas Metzinger: Das Leib-Seele-Problem im 20. Jahrhundert (2007)

Association in the course directory

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