|General Information||Syllabus||Writing Assignments|
Details about writing assignments will be available on the Writing Assignments page.
|1/8||First class meeting|
|1/10||Reading assignment due: Salmon, A Contemporary Look at Zeno's Paradoxes, Part I; Carroll, What the Tortoise Said to Achilles.
Writing assignment due: Questionnaire.
|1/15||Reading assignment due: Moore, Aristotle.
|1/17||Reading assignment due: Quine, The Ways of Paradox, Part I.|
|1/22||Writing assignment due: Paper I, final draft.|
|1/24||Reading assignment due: Newton, excerpts distributed by e-mail, and Berkeley, The Analyst, Editor's Introduction and Part I.|
|1/29||Reading assignment due: Descartes, Discourse on the Method...
Writing assignment due: Paper II, first draft.
|1/31||Reading assigment due: Hilbert, On the Infinite, Part I.|
|2/5||Writing assignment due: Paper II, final version.|
|2/7||Reading assignment due: Salmon, A Contemporary Look at Zeno's Paradoxes, Part II; Dauben, Cantor's Philosophy of the Infinite.|
|2/12||Reading assignment due: Quine, The Ways of Paradox, Part II.
Writing assignment due: Proposal for Paper III.
|2/14||Reading assignment due: Heyting, Disputation.|
|2/19||Reading assignment due: Moore, Reactions. Writing assignment due: Paper III, first draft.|
|2/21||Reading assignment due: Maddy, Realism.|
|2/26||Reading assignment due: Hilbert, On the Infinite, Part II, Davis and Hersh, Mathematical Models, Computers and Platonism, and Davis and Hersh, Infinity, or The Miraculous Jar of Mathematics. Writing assignment due: Paper III, final version.|
|2/28||Reading assignment due: Salmon, A Contemporary Look at Zeno's Paradoxes, Part III..|
|3/4||Reading assignment due: Le Blanc, Infinity in God and Mathematics. Writing assignment due: Paper IV, first draft.|
|3/6||Last class meeting.|
|3/11||Writing assignment due 4 PM: Paper IV, final version.|
Marcia J. Groszek
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