Paradoxes

 

Readings

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''