Fall, 2012 Assignment Schedule

A somehwat more descriptive alternative Course Assignment Schedule is available here:

http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/scheduleCT.shtml.

Week Week's Projects
09.03-07 Study Introduction to Philosophy Syllabus
Wk. 1 http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/syllabusCT.pdf
. Study Homepage and ReadMe 1
. http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/webCT.shtml
. http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/readme1.shtml
. Study RFPI Chapter: Eds., "Nature of Learning"
. http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/articles/view-a.pdf
. http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/charity.shtml
09.10-14 Study RFPI Chapter: Eds., "The Nature of Philosophical Inquiry"
Wk. 2 http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/articles/branches-a.pdf
. Notes: http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/what.shtml
. Notes: http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/character.shtml
. Quiz: http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/articles/view_quiz.pdf
. Quiz: http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/division_quiz.html
09.17-21 Study RFPI Chapter 4: Plato, "Just Do What's Right"
Wk. 3 http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/articles/apology1-a.pdf
. Notes: http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/apology1.shtml
. Notes: http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/apology2.shtml
. Quiz: http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/socrates_quiz.html
09.24-28 Study RFPI Chapter 6: Bertrand Russell, "Enlargement of Self"
Wk. 4 http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/introbook2.1/c2032.html
. Notes: http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/russell.shtml
. Quiz: http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/science_quiz.html
. Study RFPI Chapter 7: Leo Tolstoy, "Only Faith Can Give Truth"
. Notes: http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/tolstoy.shtml
  FAQ: http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/faqCT.shtml#eleven
  FAQ: http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/faqCT.shtml#twelve
10.01-05 Study RFPI Chapter 8: Albert Camus, "Le Mythe de Sisyphe"
Wk. 5 http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/articles/sisyphe-a.pdf
. Notes: http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/camus.shtml
. Email Test I: Philosophy of Life by Friday 12 midnight
Week Week's Projects
010.08-12 Study RFPI Chapter 10: Anselm, ''The Ontological Argument
Wk. 6 Notes: http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/anselm.shtml
. http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/articles/anselm-a.pdf
. Notes: http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/anselm.shtml
. Study RFPI Chapter 11: Gaunilo, "An Answer to Anslem"
. http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/articles/gaunilo-a.pdf
. Study RFPI Chapter 13: Thomas Aquinas, "From the Nature of the Universe"
. Notes: http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/aquinas.shtml
. Notes: http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/motion.shtml
. Notes: http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/cause.shtml
. Notes: http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/necessity.shtml
10.17-19 Thomas Aquinas continued.
Wk. 7 Notes: http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/gradation.shtml
. Notes: http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/governance.shtml
. Quiz: http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/aquinas_quiz.html
10.22-26 RFPI Chapter 14: Paley, "The Teleological Argument"
Wk. 8 http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/articles/paley-a.pdf
. Notes: http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/paley.shtml
. Study RFPI Chapter 16: Pascal, "The Wager"
. http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/articles/pascal-a.pdf
. Notes: http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/pascal.shtml

10.29-02

Study RFPI Chapter 17: Fydor Dostoevsky, "The Problem of Evil"
Wk. 9 http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/articles/dostoevsky-a.pdf
. Notes: http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/dostoevsky.shtml
. Quiz: http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/dostoevsky_test.html
. Email Test II: Philosophy of Religion by Friday midnight.
11.05-09 Study RFPI Chapter 18: Eds., "Free Will and Determinism"
Wk. 10 http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/articles/preface3-a.pdf
. Quiz: http://philosophy.lander.edu/ethics/quiz-determinism.html
. Quiz: http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/determinism_quiz.html
. Study RFPI Chapter 21: Plato, "The Ring of Gyges"
. Notes: http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/gyges.shtml
. Notes: http://philosophy.lander.edu/ethics/egoism.html
11.12-16 Study RFPI Chapter 22: Aristotle, "Life of Excellence"
Wk. 11 http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/articles/aristotle-a.pdf
. Notes: http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/aristotle.html
. Quiz: http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/aristotle_test.html
. Quiz: http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/mean_quiz.html
Week Week's Projects
11.19-20 Study RFPI Chapter 24: Friedrich Nietzsche, "Slave and Master Morality"
Wk. 12 http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/articles/nietzsche-a.pdf
. Notes: http://philosophy.lander.edu/ethics/notes-nietzsche.html
11.26-30 Study RFPI Chapter 23: Jeremy Bentham, "Happiness Is the Greatest Good"
Wk. 13 http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/articles/bentham-a.pdf
. Notes: http://philosophy.lander.edu/ethics/calculus.html
. http://philosophy.lander.edu/ethics/notes-bentham.html
. Quiz: http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/bentham_test.html
12.03-07 Study RFPI Chapter 25: J. P. Sartre, "Man Makes Himself"
Wk. 14 http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/articles/sartre-a.pdf
. Notes: http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/sartre.html
. Quiz: http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/sartre_test.html
. Due date for Test III moved to Monday
12.10-14 Email Test III: Philosophical Ethics by Monday noon
Wk. 15 Optional: Study RFPI Chapter 33 "What Makes a Life Significant?"
  http://philosophy.lander.edu/intro/articles/jameslife-a.pdf
. Test and Final Grades are posted for most students
. Have a wonderful holiday!

Lee Archie 2012-11-13