Academic Catalog

PHIL555 ANALYTIC PHILOSOPHY & THE ANALYTIC TRADITION

Course Code: 2410555
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Philosophy
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. AZZ FEVZ ZAMBAK
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

The forerunners and the founders of the Analytic Tradition. The Logical Empiricists. The ordinary-language and the formal-language philosophy. Definition of analytic philosophy; philosophy and science; philosophical analysis of metaphysical knowledge claims; the empiricist criterion of meaning.