Fall 2010 Proseminar Links
- Class Notes2. Starting with Oct 12 - Existentialism
- Class Notes1. Covering up to Oct 5.
- Student Research Pages
- Student Work. Samples of student work.
- Collaborative Research Exercise
- End of Semester Student Statements and Work
- Professor's Weekly Blog for the course
- Study Guide for Philosophical Methods Test
- Rukavina Lecture Fall 2010
Documents, Readings, and Miscellaneous things
Here is a statement from the founder of a fair-trade endorsing company. No doubt there is bias, but it seems like he has some good things to say- check it out if you want. [http://omanhenecocoa.com/?page_id=378 --Jlacasse 00:02, 30 November 2010 (UTC)
Anthropology and Cognitive Science of Religion
- Justin Barrett, What is Cognitive Science of Religion and Why is it?  (please print)
- Pascal Boyer, Chapter 1, "What is the Origin?" Religion Explained (handed out in class) Media:Religion Explained What is the Origin.pdf
- Scott Atran, Chapter 2, "Mindless Agents" In Gods We Trust (handed out in class)
- Some bibliographic references on science of religion
Physicalism & Transhumanism
Environmental Philosophy Readings
Resources for Naturalism / Phenomenology Seminar
- W. T. Jones, " Phenomenology" from a History of Philosophy
Resources for Existentialism Seminar
- Sartre, Existentialism and Human Emotions (Let's make this a baseline text for everyone.)
- Nietzsche, especially Thus Spake Zarathustra. Scan of chapter on Nietzsche from Kaufman, "Nietzsche"
- Camus, stories.
- Usually reference and secondary sources. Good oppotunity to "shelf browse" existentialism: B819 in Foley, but then figures may be in other places.
Resources on Method
- Randy Mayes has collected some great short philosophy video to go along with his intro class. I recommend sampling some of these for topics and position papers. 
- Draft of paper with some research from Fall 2009 class Philosophies of Intellectual Freedom
- Dennett, " 2. What is it Like to Be a Bat?"
- Crawford, "The Case for Working with your Hands" 
- Philosophy Proseminar Basic Course Information -- 2 min video on Course Website and Course Wiki
- Professor's Weekly Blog for the course.
- General Philosophy Paper Rubric
- Philosophical Methods
- Philosophical Methods for Philosophy Majors
- Some Course Outlining
- 2009 Fall Proseminar Wiki Root Page