Preview Workflow

The CIM Courses system will be down temporarily undergoing routine maintenance.

Viewing: PHIL 4192 : Analytic Philosophy

Last approved: Mon, 15 May 2017 08:03:50 GMT

Last edit: Fri, 12 May 2017 19:20:33 GMT

Catalog Pages referencing this course
Programs referencing this course
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Philosophy (PHIL)
Analytic Philosophy
Analytic Philosophy
Fall 2017
Course Type
Default Grading Method
Letter Grade


PHIL 2112 and PHIL 3121

Frequency of Offering

Term(s) Offered

Are there Course Equivalents?
Fee Type


The dominant movements of twentieth-century Anglo-American philosophy, including logical positivism, British ordinary language philosophy, and neopragmatism, as represented by Russell, G.E. Moore, Wittgenstein, Ayer, Quine, Kripke, et al. Students must have completed one other upper-division philosophy course prior to enrollment.
•Understand the views and arguments central to each of the main philosophers and
doctrines discussed in the class.
• Summarize and critically dissect contemporary philosophical arguments relating to the
rational significance of desire.
• Clearly and succinctly communicate philosophical arguments and ideas in writing.
• Effectively communicate philosophical arguments and ideas orally before an audience of
their peers.

Course Attribute
CCAS - GCR: Humanities
CCAS-GPAC: Oral Communication
ESIA-Humanities Courses
SPHHS-Humanities Courses
SEAS - Humanities Electives
The format of this course is well suited for the Oral Communication GPAC. The addition of this GPAC will give students more options to fulfill Oral Communication GPAC as well as help boost registration numbers for this course.

Approved for Oral Communication by Dean Chacko (4-17-17)
candaceg (Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:18:11 GMT): Rollback: Please fill out the attached gpac checklist and resubmit. Thanks!
candaceg (Mon, 17 Apr 2017 16:42:42 GMT): This course was approved for the Oral Communication GPAC attribute by Dean Chacko on 4-17-17.
Key: 6877