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 [...]
Hey Everyone! Hope you’re summer’s going well and that your July 4th was full of patriotism. I had enchiladas with red, white, and blue salsa. This week we’re reading an essay by Dr. Seung of UT. Thanks to Ryan Haecker for suggesting this essay. In the essay, Dr. Seung asks what the best method for [...]
In this brief exerpt Wittgenstein questions the goal of the philosophy of logic and asks whether or not the method can acheive its goal. Apparently he thinks not.
We’ll be discussing Elizabeth Anscombe’s “Modern Moral Philosophy” (attached), an influential article that drastically altered the landscape of contemporary Normative Ethics.