Spring 2016, NYU Abu Dhabi

Handouts, Readings and Lecture Notes

General Handouts

Readings and Lecture Notes

Please check this space regularly, as things may sometimes be reorganized, and the schedule will be adjusted, based on how our discussions in class are proceeding.

Appearance versus Reality

Theory of Knowledge

The Dreaming Argument

"Evidentialist" Responses to Skepticism

"Relevant Alternatives"

The Gettier Problem and Extra-Evidential Theories of Knowledge


Theory of Evidence

The Regress Argument and "Cartesian Foundations"


Foundationalism versus Coherentism


Additional Readings

This is a list of additional texts, some of which I will work into the course schedule, others of which I may refer you to for independent study.