Proseminar in Philosophy I

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A memorial bust of Bertrand Russell stands in Red Lion Square, London. (Image courtesy of russell davies on flickr. License CC BY-NC.)


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Fall 2013



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This course is an intensive seminar on the foundations of analytic philosophy for first-year graduate students. A large selection of classic texts, such as Frege's Foundations of Arithmetic, Russell's Problems of Philosophy, and Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations, is covered in this course.

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Alex Byrne, and Stephen Yablo. 24.400 Proseminar in Philosophy I. Fall 2013. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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