Course materials 2015/16
Note: In addition to reading the set text for each week, please fill in the relevant reading guide and bring it with you to the seminar. Doing so is a prerequisite for attending the seminar.
Readings for weeks 7-10 are provisional and may change.
- Week 1: No seminars, but please attend the lecture
- Week 2: Elizabeth Anderson (2004): Uses of Value Judgments in Science: A General Argument, with Lessons from a Case Study of Feminist Research on Divorce. Hypatia 19, pp. 1–24. (alternative link)
Click here for the reading guide on Anderson.
- Week 3: Seminar cancelled, but please come to the lectures.
- Week 4: Sally Haslanger (1989): "But mom, crop-tops are cute!" Social knowledge, social structure and ideology critique. Philosophical Issues 17, pp. 70-91. Click here for the reading guide on Haslanger.
- Week 5: Alvin Goldman (1989): Interpretation Psychologized. Mind & Language 4, pp. 161-185. Click here for the reading guide on Goldman.
- Week 6: Reading Week
- Week 7: L.A. Paul (2015): What you can't expect when you're expecting. Res Philosophica 92, pp. 1-23. Click here for the reading guide on Paul.
- Week 8: Amartya Sen (1977): Rational Fools: A Critique of the Behavioural Foundations of Economic Theory. Philosophy and Public Affairs 6, pp. 317-344. Click here for the reading guide on Sen.
- Week 9: Philip Pettit (2002): The Virtual Reality of Homo Economicus. In: Rules, Reasons and Norms. Oxford University Press, ch. II, 3. Click here for the reading guide on Pettit
- Week 10: Margaret Gilbert: Social Convention Revisited. S&G, chapter 22. (original here). Click here for the reading guide on Gilbert.