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phil001notesweek2.1 - Dr Mcs Philosophy 001 (1084) Lecture...

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1084001week2notes © 1 Dr Mc’s Philosophy 001 (1084) Lecture Notes, Week 2 © Our Tutor/Markers Roxana Akhbari raa19 at sfu.ca, M: 15.00-17.00, T: 17.00-18.00 Nazim Keven nka16 at sfu.ca, T: 16.00-18.00, W: 16.00-17.00 TA offices are in the Department, 4 th floor, Diamond Building, WMC. You may attend the office hours of either. Roxana is marking A-Li Nazim is marking Ling-Z My office hours (WMC5655): M and R: 11.30-12.20 and after this class here Those and TA hours are posted on our website. Assignment #1 Also on our website. p. 33, question 6 p. 49, questions 2 and 6 Due by the second break in lecture next week. (Or in your marker’s mailbox in the Philosophy Department before class.) Use full sentences of English. Machine-printed, please, with your name and your student number clearly indicated. Marked, but you receive only credit or no credit. If your work is your own, submitted on time, and is an honest attempt to answer all the questions, you get credit. Do your own work. Question Box: “Re: Murderer escapes from minimum-security facility, May 1 If they keep murderers and repeat dangerous offenders in minimum security, who do they keep at maximum security?” Dave Blann, VS, 2008/5/12 Consider the sentence “I am the prof of Philosophy 001 at SFU this term.” Is this true or not? When I say it, it means something different from when you say it. “You owe me $20.” What proposition is expressed depends on who says it and to whom.
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1084001week2notes © 2 Two different tokens (instances) of the same type of sentence can express different propositions. Token= a particular thing Type=the kind of thing a particular thing is You and I say: “All dogs are mammals.” Two tokens of the same type of sentence express the same proposition. Two tokens of different types of sentences can express different propositions. “Dr Mc is crazy.” “SFU is in Burnaby.” Two tokens of different types of sentences can express the same proposition. “The sky is blue.” “Le ciel est bleu.” It depends on context. -what language is being used. -sometimes, who says it where and when, even holding language constant. Indexical sentences use such things as “I”, “here”, “that”, “now”… Today is Tuesday. That is blue. I am the prof of this class. CP
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