Topics

  1. Quantification and Existence
  2. Logical Pluralism
  3. Logical Consequence
  4. Truth, Propositions, Meaning and Paradox.
  5. Modality and Intensional Contexts

Topic: Quantification and Existence

Essay Question:

"To be is to be the value of a [bound] variable." Discuss.

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Topic: Logical Pluralism

Essay Question:

What is the role of logic? Is there a One True Logic?

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Topic: Logical Consequence

Essay Question:

Is there a correct single definition of logical consequence? If so, then what is it? If not, then why not?

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Topic: Truth, Propositions, Meaning and Paradox.

Essay Question:

Is the Liar Sentence a Proposition?

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Topic: Modality and Intensional Contexts.

Essay Question:

Expound several proposed solutions to the problem of intensional contexts. Which do you think is the best? Make reference to the debate surrounding modal logic(s) qua logic.

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Contact details

Department of Philosophy
Main Quadrangle A14
University of Sydney
NSW 2006
Australia

email: sebastian.sequoiah.grayson {at} sydney.edu.au