General Information | Syllabus | Writing Assignments |

Details about writing assignments will be available on the Writing Assignments page.

Dates | Notes | Assignments Due |
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9/22 | First class meeting | |

9/23 (x-hour) | Class meets during x-hour, 1:00-1:50. | Reading assignment due: Salmon, A Contemporary Look at Zeno's Paradoxes, Part I. |

9/24 | Class does not meet. | Writing assignment given in Wednesday's class due 4 PM in Professor Groszek's office, 104 Choate House. |

9/27 | Reading assignment due: Moore, Aristotle; Carroll, What the Tortoise Said to Achilles. | |

9/29 | Reading assignment due: Quine, The Ways of Paradox, Part I. | |

10/1 | Reading assignment due: Rucker, Infinity. Writing assignment due: Paper I, first draft. | |

10/4 | Reading assignment due: Newton, excerpts. | |

10/6 | No reading assignment for today. | |

10/8 | Class does not meet. | |

10/11 | Writing assignment due: Paper I, final version. Reading assignment due: Berkeley, The Analyst, Editor's Introduction and Part I. | |

10/13 | ||

10/14 (x-hour) | Class meets during x-hour, 1:00-1:50. | |

10/15 | Reading assignment due: Descartes, Discourse on the Method... Writing assignment due: Paper 2, first draft. | |

10/18 | Reading assigment due: Hilbert, On the Infinite, Part I. | |

10/20 | ||

10/22 | Reading assignment due: Salmon, A Contemporary Look at Zeno's Paradoxes, Part II. Writing assignment due: Paper 2, final version. | |

10/25 | Short assignment due: Proposed research paper topic. | |

10/27 | ||

10/29 | Reading assignment due: Paper handed out in class on Wednesday. Writing assignment due: Paper 3, proposal. | |

11/1 | Reading assignment due: Dauben, Cantor's Philosophy of the Infinite. | |

11/3 | Reading assignment due: Hilbert, On the Infinite, Part II. | |

11/5 | Writing assignment due: Paper 3, first draft. | |

11/8 | Reading assignment due: Quine, The Ways of Paradox, Part II. | |

11/10 | Reading assignment due: Heyting, Disuptation. | |

11/12 | Reading assignmetn due: Moore, Reactions. Writing assignment due: Paper 3, final version. | |

11/15 | Reading assignment due: Maddy, Realism. | |

11/17 | Class does not meet. | |

11/18 (x-hour) | Reading assignment due: Davis and Hersh, Mathematical Models, Computers and Platonism, and Davis and Hersh, Infinity, or The Miraculous Jar of Mathematics. | |

11/19 | Writing assignment due: Paper 4, first draft. | |

11/22 | Reading assignment due: Salmon, A Contemporary Look at Zeno's Paradoxes, Part III. | |

11/24 | Class does not meet (Thanksgiving break.) | |

11/26 | Class does not meet (Thanksgiving break.) | |

11/29 | Reading assignment due: Le Blanc, Infinity in God and Mathematics. | |

11/1 | Writing assignment due: Paper 4, final version. |

Marcia J. Groszek

Last updated May 31, 2008 12:24:46 EDT