PHH 3700 (U01)  American Philosophy  [85196] Fall 201Dr. Hauptli


Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 2:00-2:50 in PC 432


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Mondays and Fridays: 3:00-4:30, and by appointment. 

Phone/Voice Mail: 305-348-3350

Mailbox Location: DM 340 A (room open 9:00-5:00).   

The Philosophy Department's Senior Secretary is Ms. Ivonne Carrasco, and she can be reached at 305-348-2185. 

Lecture Supplements: click on these links for the indicated lecture supplement:

 What Is Philosophy? Introduction to American Philosophy  Introduction to Dewey Dewey's "The Influence of Darwinism On Philosophy
Introduction to C.S. Peirce Peirce's "The Fixation of Belief" Peirce's "How To Make Our Ideas Clear" Peirce's "The Architecture of Theories"
Peirce's "The Doctrine of Necessity Examined" Introduction to William James James' "What Pragmatism Means" James' "The Will To Believe"
James' "Does Consciousness Exist?" and "The Continuity of Experience" James' "The Moral Philosopher and the Moral Life" Smith's "The Reconception of Experience in Peirce, James, and Dewey" Smith's "The Pragmatic Theory of Truth: The Typical Objection"
Smith's "Two Defenses of Freedom: Peirce and James" Introduction To Dewey Continued Dewey's "The Supremacy of Method" and "The Construction of Good" Dewey's Experience and Nature
Study Questions for Dewey's Experience and Nature      

Paper Topics and Sample Exam Questions: throughout the semester paper topic assignments and sample exam questions will be posted below:  

First Paper Topics Sample Midterm Questions Second Paper Topics Sample Final Exam Questions

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