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Theories of Judgement


Admission requirements

Two years of study in philosophy completed, or equivalent. Passive knowledge of the German language.

Toehoorders / à la carte-studenten hebben alleen toegang tot deze cursus met toestemming van de docent.


The course will cover theories of judgement and truth from the analytic and the phenomenological tradition. Besides Wayne Martin’s book, that deals with the relation between psychology and logic, we will read Frege, Brentano, Dummett, and recently published papers on judgement and assertion.

Course objectives

Course objectives will be posted on Blackboard by the start of the course.


Monday, 9:00-12:00

See Collegeroosters Wijsbegeerte 2011-2012 , BA Wijsbegeerte (BA Plus-traject of Standaardtraject)
See Timetables Philosophy 2011-2012 , Timetable Undergraduate Courses in English

Mode of instruction


Assessment method




Reading list

  • Wayne M. Martin, Theories of Judgment , Cambridge University Press, 2006.

  • Additional texts will be announced.


Please register for this course on uSis.

Exchange students and Study Abroad students, please see the Study in Leiden website for information on how to apply.

Aanmelden à la carte en contractonderwijs

Aanmelden voor Contractonderwijs via: e.klumper@phil.leidenuniv.nl
Na aanmelding ook inschrijven voor cursus en tentamen(s) via uSis

Contact information

Dr. M.S. van der Schaar


Specialisatie (BA Wijsbegeerte): Theoretische filosofie