General Information  Syllabus  Writing Assignments 
Details about writing assignments will be available on the Writing Assignments page.
Dates  Notes  Assignments Due 

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 email, 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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