Utah Philosophy has traditionally sorted its reading groups under two
titles: TIP (for "Thoroughly Imprecise Philosophy") and MOLE
(for "More or Less Exact Philosophy").
Over the course
of May-June 2016, MOLE will read its way through
Jenann Ismael's How Physics Makes Us Free.
Wednesdays 5:30-7:00, at Cafe Madsen (the business school
cafe, 5th floor); contact me for more information.
- May 11: Chs. 1-2 ("What Am I?"; "The Rise of the
- May 18: Ch. 3 plus the "Appendix for the Slackers"
- May 25: Chs. 4-5 ("How Can I Be Free if My Actions Are
Determined by Physical Laws?"; "How Can I Be Free if My
Actions Are Caused by Things Outside My Control?").
- June 1: Chs. 6-7 ("The Open Future"; "The Paradox of
- June 8: Chs. 8-9 ("Fatalism"; "Self-Constitution") plus
The group is very grateful for support on the part of
the Tanner Humanities Center.
Previous reading groups: