Week 10: Gender

Two-page project proposal

Due Nov. 29. Late proposals only accepted in case of illness or family emergency.

Two pages, double spaced, 12 point; approximately 500 words.


Why are women underrepresented in philosophy?

Women at U.S. doctoral programs.

Female-friendly departments

Fodor on why nobody reads philosophy.

Discussion Questions for Week 11

  1. Does thought have to have propositional content? What are propositions?
  2. What are the grounds for the principle of charity? Is it plausible?
  3. Is language necessary for thought?
  4. Is language necessary for rationality?
  5. Is the concept of belief useful for understanding thinking?

PHIL 680

Computational Epistemology Laboratory.

Paul Thagard

This page updated Nov. 21, 2005.