- A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge. George Berkeley.
- Enquiries Concerning Human Understanding. David Hume.
- Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics. Immanuel Kant.
- Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals. Immanuel Kant.
- Utilitarianism. John Stuart Mill.
- The Philosopher's Dictionary. (2nd ed.) Robert Martin.
4 of 6 pop-quizzes, a mid-term exam, and a final exam.
Of the 100 (possible) points, 20 are from the pop-quizzes, 40 are from the mid-term, 40 are from the final exam.
- Berkeley's Idealism and critique of Materialism1.
- Critique of Abstractionism.
- Berkeley's Idealism and critique of Materialism2.
- Replies to anticipated objections.
- On impressions.
- On experience.
- Hume's Problem of Induction.
- On the belief that there are bodies
- On the self.
- The synthetic-a priori.
- Kantian Metaphysics.
- Kantian Ethics.
- Millian Ethics.
- Mill's Phenomenalism.
F. Conclusions. Getting outside the circle of one's own ideas.
Berkeley lived here, near Newport, RI, from 1728 to 1731. I served as "Philosopher in Residence at Whitehall" during the summers of 1982 and 1984.
John Stuart Mill