On What There Is

January 28, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Dear Friends, We invite you to our second meeting of the semester! Friday, January 28, 2011 4:30PM Garrison Hall 0.128 This week we are discussing Ontology. We will focus our discussion on a paper by Willard Quine titled “On What There Is.” Quine (1908-2000) was Professor of Philosophy at Harvard University. He is one of […]

Dear Friends, We invite you to join us for the first meeting of the semester! Friday, January 21, 2011 4:30PM Garrison Hall 0.128 In our first meeting we will discuss John Searle’s paper, “The Future of Philosophy.” Searle is Slusser Professor of Philosophy at UC-Berkeley. He is well known for his contributions to the philosophy […]

UPA’s July Meetings

August 17, 2010 | 2 Comments

Wed July 28, 5pm at Spiderhouse This week in UPA we’re reading Saul Kripe. We’ll take a look at the first lecture of his book Naming and Necessity. This link will navigate you to the article: http://socialistica.lenin.ru/analytic/txt/k/kripke_1.htm In this lecture Kripke explains his philosophical method and some of its implications. His definitions of a prioicity and […]