American Philosophy
Robert Lane, Ph.D.
PHIL 3120 | Spring 2015

Office: TLC 2247
Office Hours:
 M: 9-9:45am; 11am-1:45pm; 3:30-4pm
 W: 9-9:45am; 11am-12pm; 1-1:45pm; 3:30-4pm
 F: 8:45-9:45am; 11am-1pm
 and by appointment

  Email: rlane "at" westga "dot" edu
My office telephone: (678) 839-4745
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Test Archive

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Study Guide for Exam 1

  Response Paper Instructions
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Writing a Philosophy Paper

Lecture Notes

Lecture Notes corresponding to each day's class will usually be posted within two hours of the end of class.

April 13: Rorty 5: "Pragmatism as Anti-Authoritarianism"

April 8: Rorty 4: "Pragmatism, Relativism and Irrationalism"; "Pragmatism as Anti-Authoritarianism"

April 6: Rorty 3: "Pragmatism, Relativism and Irrationalism"

April 1: Rorty 2: "Pragmatism, Relativism and Irrationalism"

March 30: Rorty 1: "Pragmatism, Relativism and Irrationalism"

March 25: Dewey 5: "Truth and Consequences"

March 23: Dewey 4: "Truth and Consequences"

March 11: Dewey 3: "The Quest for Certainty"

March 9: Dewey 2: "The Quest for Certainty"

March 4: Dewey 1: Background; "The Quest for Certainty"

February 16: James 4: "Pragmatism's Conception of Truth"

February 11: James 3: "What Pragmatism Means"

February 9: James 2: "The Present Dilemma in Philosophy"; "What Pragmatism Means"

February 4: Peirce 8: "How to Make Our Ideas Clear"; James 1: "The Present Dilemma in Philosophhy"

February 2: Peirce 7: "How to Make Our Ideas Clear"

January 28: Peirce 6: "Fixation of Belief"; "How to Make Our Ideas Clear"

January 26: Peirce 5: "Fixation of Belief"

January 21: Peirce 4: "Fixation of Belief"

January 14: Peirce 3: "Some Consequences of Four Incapacities" (Peirce vs. Descartes); "Fixation of Belief"

January 12: Peirce 2: "Some Consequences of Four Incapacities" (Peirce vs. Descartes)

January 7: Peirce 1: "Some Consequences of Four Incapacities" (Peirce vs. Descartes)

January 5: Introduction to Pragmatism

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