Schedule


This is a tentative schedule. Check the assignments page for the most current information.

Week    Date    Material
1 8/22 Scholasticism & Descartes’s Project
2 8/29 Descartes (Med II-III)
3 9/5 No class (Labor Day)
4 9/12 Descartes (Med V-VI)
5 9/19 Locke & Mechanism
6 9/26 Locke on Essence
7 10/3 Locke vs. Leibniz on Relations
8 10/10 Hume’s Mind
9 10/24 Hume on Causation & Explanation
10 10/31 Kant’s Synthetic A Priori
11 11/7 Kant vs. Hume on the Subject
12 11/14 Kant’s Defense of Causation
13 11/21 Kant & Leibniz on the Ideality of Matter
14 11/28 Kant’s Critique of Ontotheology
15 12/5 Kant on Mechanism & Teleology