OverviewThis module will provide a student with the opportunity to become involved in contemporary philosophical research by means of advanced texts and theories in the philosophy of language, logic and reasoning. Indicative examples of such texts include some of the most recent monographs and articles in the area.
This module appears in:
Total contact hours: 20
This module is compulsory for students studying on the MA in Philosophy.
Method of assessment
Essay (4000 words) - 100%
Any edition of the following:
Bostock, D. Intermediate Logic;
Kant, I. Critique of Pure Reason;
Sainsbury, M. Logical Forms;
Strawson, P.F. Introduction to Logical Theory;
Taylor, K.A. Truth and Meaning;
Williamson, J. Lectures on Inductive Logic
Students will be able to demonstrate comprehensive familiarity with advanced topics in theories of language, logic and reasoning;
Students will be able to demonstrate advanced understanding of special issues in theories of language, logic and reasoning philosophy, and their history, and the ability to grapple with these issues.