Monthly Archives: June 2013

June 5 – Current Debates

Slides: http://www.stanford.edu/class/symsys130/SymSys130-6-5-2013.ppt.pdf. Many philosophers believe that data from naive survey-takers cannot really inform, and should not be used as a standard for, philosophical theories such as Gettier’s theory of the justification of knowledge. See a recent paper on tests of … Continue reading

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June 3 – Communicating Research

Reading: William M. K. Trochim, “Write-Up”, Research Methods Knowledge Base (October 20, 2006 Edition) <http://www.socialresearchmethods.net The full section on “Write-Up” (including “Key Elements”, “Formatting”, and the “Sample Paper”) provides a good overview of how to write a paper in American … Continue reading

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