Eric Swanson

Eric Swanson
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Departments of Philosophy and Linguistics

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I'm currently teaching Minds and Machines (Philosophy 340), with this syllabus, and the Candidacy Seminar.

My office hours are Tuesdays from 9:15 to 11:15 on Zoom, and also by appointment.

Some undergraduate syllabi

Introduction to Philosophy (Phil 101)
Philosophy and Narrative (Phil 158)
Introduction to Formal Philosophical Methods (Phil 305)
Minds and Machines (Phil 340)
Language and Mind (Phil 345)
Causation, Responsibility, and the Force of Language in The Brothers Karamazov (Phil 402)
Philosophy of Language, with a focus on contemporary AI (Phil 409)
Philosophy of Language (Phil 409)
Social and Political Philosophy of Language (Phil 446)

Some graduate syllabi

Fall 2014 Graduate Proseminar
Fall 2016 Graduate Proseminar
Fall 2017 Graduate Proseminar
Fall 2018 Graduate Proseminar
Winter 2021 Graduate Proseminar
Social and Political Philosophy of Language
Language, Ideology, and Ideologues
Topics in Philosophy of Law
The Analysis, Representation, and Ascription of Belief
Discourse Constraints on Anaphora (with Ezra Keshet)