The exam #1 key and distribution are now posted on the Exams page.

Remember, exam #2 will be given Wed 3/1 in class.

The exam #1 review sheet is now available on the Exams page.

Exam #1 will be given in class on Friday, February 10th.

UPDATE: Slight edit to version 2 — dropped one item from the end.

Office hours

Our office hours:

  • Ron McClamrock: Wed 1:40-2:30 & Fri 9-10 in HUM 314
  • Gunnar Babcock: Mon 2:30-3:30 & Tue 1:30-2:30 in HUM 255

EReserves/Blackboard is now working for the course readings.

Day 1 overheads

The overheads for the first day (Mon 01/23) are now up on the Overheads page. Use the password from class.

I won’t normally post on the main page when I put up the overheads; I’m just doing it today because it’s our first day.

This the home page for Prof. Ron McClamrock’s Philosophy 111, The Mind and the World, to be taught in the Spring semester of 2017.

A preliminary course syllabus is available from the link above or to the left.

Here’s a brief course description:

A survey and critical examination of topics in contemporary philosophy, focusing largely on the relationship between the human mind and the natural world. Topics will include skepticism about knowledge of the external world, the relationship between the mind and the brain, the possibility of the mind causing free actions, and the existence or non-existence of God. Grade will be based on a combination of in-class exams (70%), in-class quizzes and polls (15%, using the iClicker), and participation in discussion sections (15%).