Paradoxes

 

Readings

Arguments

 

 

Arguments I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arguments II 

 

 

Arguments III 

 

 

Sider, Logic for Philosophy p. 1-12

 

Goldberg, ``The Case for More Guns''

 

Formal and Modal Validity

 

 

 

 

 

Objectivity and Metaethics

 

van Inwagen, ``Objectivity''

 

Rachel, ``The Challenge of Cultural Relativism''

 

Harman, ``Moral Relativism Explained''

 

Nozick, ``The Experience Machine"

 

Annas, ``Being Virtuous and Doing the Right Thing"

 

Thomson, ``The Trolly Problem"

God and Current Issues

Aquinas, Summa Theologia Q. 25, Articles 3,4

 

Gardiner, ``Ethics and Climate Change''

 

Lin, Abney, Bekey, ``Robot Ethics"

 

Plantinga 3-26

Personhood

 

Knowledge

Gettier, ``Is Justified True Belief Knowledge?''

 

Greco, ``External World Skepticism'' parts I and II

 

Beebe, ``A Priori Skepticism''

 

Freedom

van Inwagen, ``The Consequence Argument''

 

Huemer, ``Van Inwagen's Consequence Argument''

 

Frankfurt, ``Alternative Possibilities and Moral Responsibility''

 

Levy and McKenna, ``Recent Work on Free Will and Moral Responsibility''