Spring 2021 Course Schedule

Number
Title (link to subject webpage)
Instructor
Day/Time
How Offered
Undergraduate
24.013Philosophy and the ArtsSkowMW 2-3Virtual
24.013 Philosophy and the Arts
24.013 will have live zoom meetings MWF. Those meetings will include whole-class discussions, breakout-room activities, and lectures. Depending on circumstances, there may be a few optional outdoor in-person events.
CI-HRecitation 1F 2-3Virtual
24.09Minds and MachinesGreenMW 11-12Virtual
CI-HRecitation 1
Recitation 2
Recitation 3
Recitation 4
Recitation 5
F 10-11
F 11-12
F 11-12
F 12-1
F 1-2
Virtual
Virtual
Virtual
Virtual
Virtual
24.118Paradox and InfinityRayoVirtual
24.118 Paradox and Infinity
Paradox and Infinity will operate virtually, using a "flipped classroom" format. The main course contents will be available online, via MITx, and will consist of a combination of videos and text. Students will be responsible for working through these contents in preparation for weekly recitation sections, which will be focused on student discussion. Recitation sections and office hours will be conducted over Zoom.
Lecture
Recitation 1
Recitation 2
Recitation 3
Recitation 4
Recitation 5
Recitation 6
Asynchronous
F 10-11
F 10-11
F 11-12
F 11-12
F 12-1
F 12-1
Virtual
Virtual
Virtual
Virtual
Virtual
Virtual
Virtual
24.201Topics in the History of Philosophy:
Kant’s Ethical Theory
SchapiroTR 2-3:30Virtual
24.201Topics in the History of Philosophy:
Spinoza and Hume
Van CleveMW 11-12:30Virtual
24.201 Topics in the History of Philosophy, Spinoza and Hume
24.201 will be given live in Zoom classrooms from 11:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. (Boston time) Mondays and Wednesdays. There will be lectures with frequent opportunities for questions and occasional breakout rooms for further discussion. Class sessions will be recorded for later viewing, and all course handouts will be made available on Stellar. There will be flexible Zoom office hours.
24.211Theory of KnowledgeWhiteTR 9:30-11Virtual
24.212Philosophy of PerceptionGreenTR 11-12:30Virtual
24.215Topics in the Philosophy of ScienceBalcarras, Baron-SchmittMW 2:30-4Virtual
24.221MetaphysicsDitterMW 10-11:30Virtual
24.221 Metaphysics
24.221 will have LIVE Zoom meetings on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10-11:30am Eastern Time. Those meetings will include whole-class discussions, breakout-room activities, and lectures.
24.231EthicsSchapiroMW 1-2Virtual
Recitation 1
Recitation 2
F 12-1
F 1-2
Virtual
Virtual
24.237Feminist ThoughtWoodTR 2-3:30Virtual
24.241Logic IDitterR 10-11:30Virtual
24.241 Logic
24.241 will be taught with asynchronous lectures and weekly LIVE Zoom discussion meetings on Thursdays from 10-11:30 Eastern Time.
24.251Philosophy of LanguageKhooMW 11:30-1Virtual
24.251 Philosophy of Language
Philosophy of Language will meet live over zoom at the posted time. Meetings will include lectures, discussion, and group room activities.
24.253Philosophy of MathematicsMcGeeTR 2:30-4Virtual
Undergraduate Seminars
24.191Being, Thinking, Doing (or Not): Ethics in Your LifeWeinmann, Baron-SchmittT 7-8Virtual
24.191 Being, Thinking, Doing (or Not): Ethics in Your Life
Class will meet one hour a week via Zoom. In addition to an hour of class time per week, there will be a half hour of additional class "work"-- an assigned podcast, article, excerpt of a film, etc. Enrollment limited to 12 and will be determined on a first come, first serve basis. A waiting list will be established in case students drop out.
Graduate
24.401Proseminar in Philosophy IIByrne, HareTF 10-132-D461
24.500Topics in Philosophy of MindVan CleveT 2-5Virtual
24.637Feminist ThoughtWoodTR 2-3:30Virtual
24.711Topics in Philosophical LogicMcGeeM 2-5Virtual
24.805Topics in Theory of KnowledgeHare, WhiteR 2-5Virtual
24.893Dissertation WorkshopByrneTBAVirtual
24.894Placement WorkshopHareTBAVirtual
M=Monday; T=Tuesday; W=Wednesday; R=Thursday; F=Friday; S=Survey Seminar