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General Information

Contact Info

Professor: Abe Stone
Office: Gates-Blake 228
Phone (office): 702-3085
Office hours: Mon., 11-12; Tues., 1:30-2:30; or by appointment.

Teaching Assistant: Adam Shapiro

Course Requirements

Two 6-12 page papers (see my e-mail for a discussion of what this new length requirement means), due Thur., Nov. 6 and Wed., Dec. 10. There will be a discussion section with Adam, time to be arranged. This is optional but recommended. (For graduate students there will be different requirements, see me.)


Carnap, The Logical Structure of the World (known, following its German title, as ``the Aufbau'').

Kuhn, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions.

Popper, The Logic of Scientific Discovery.

The above texts should be available at the Seminary Coop Bookstore (5757 S. University Ave.). Readings not on the above list will be made available as photocopies and/or on e-reserve.

Abe Stone 2006-01-02