The Dennes Room

Philosophy 290-5

Spring 2006

Number Title Instructor Days/time Room
290-5 Brandom’s Making It Explicit MacFarlane Tu 5-7 234 Moses

We will read Bob Brandom’s 1994 book Making It Explicit: Reasoning, Representing, and Discursive Commitment, with the aim of understanding and evaluating its sophisticated version of a “use theory of meaning.”

Books: Robert Brandom, Making It Explicit: Reasoning, Representing, and Discursive Commitment (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1994).