What Makes An Argument Good?

Arguments III Notes


Sider, Logic for Philosophy p. 1-12


Goldberg, ``The Case for More Guns''


Formal and Modal Validity

Is Morality Objective?

van Inwagen, ``Objectivity''


Beebe, ``Moral Relativism in Context''


Rachel, ``The Challenge of Cultural Relativism''


Harman, ``Moral Relativism Explained''


Boghossian, ``The Maze of Moral Relativism''

What Could God Be Like?

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

What is a Person?


Do We Know Anything?

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


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


Beebe, ``A Priori Skepticism''


What is Freedom?

van Inwagen, ``The Consequence Argument''


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


Finch and Warfield, ``The Mind Argument and Libertarianism''


Bailey, ``Incompatibilism and the Past''


Frankfurt, ``Alternative Possibilities and Moral Responsibility''


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

What Is Truth?

Snapper, ``An Introduction to the Liar''