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  • 2 Pages Introduction to Philosophy Final Exam May 9th
    Introduction To Philosophy Final Exam May 9th

    School: Rutgers

    Course: Intro. To Philosophy

    Final Exam You must complete three questions, including precisely one from section A, one from section B and one from section C. You must take no longer than one continuous period of three hours. You may consult no books, notes, internet sites or other pe

  • 44 Pages Intro to Philosophy Class 1 ppt
    Intro To Philosophy Class 1 Ppt

    School: Rutgers

    Course: Intro. To Philosophy

    Introduction to Philosophy 730:104 Instructors James Simmons ( jsimmons@philosophy.rutgers.edu) Erik Hoversten ( ehoversten@philosophy.rutgers.edu) Carlotta Pavese ( cpavese@philosophy.rutgers.edu) Kurt Sylvan (ksylvan@philosophy.rutgers.edu) Office Hours

  • 6 Pages Taylor-FreedomAndDeterminism-1
    Taylor-FreedomAndDeterminism-1

    School: Rutgers

    Course: Intro. To Philosophy

    Introduction To Philosophy Marcello Antosh 2/12/2009 Freedom And Determinism Richard Taylor 1 Overall Summary Taylor discusses the problem of free will. This is the problem of trying to understand whether or in what sense agents are free to do anything of

  • 6 Pages The Identity Theory
    The Identity Theory

    School: Rutgers

    Course: Intro To Philosophy

    The Identity Theory. The Identity Theory, a.k.a. the Mind/Brain Identity Theory (df.): (i) the mind and the brain are one and the same object, and (ii) mental properties are exactly the same thing as physical properties.[1] Philosophers who have defended

  • 5 Pages Philosophy of the Mind
    Philosophy Of The Mind

    School: Rutgers

    Course: Intro To Philosophy

    The philosophy of mind is, in short, the area of philosophy that asks questions about the mind. Much of the work that goes on within the philosophy of mind is metaphysical, in that it concerns how things are, in the very broadest sense. As we saw early on

  • 12 Pages Philosophy of Religion
    Philosophy Of Religion

    School: Rutgers

    Course: Intro To Philosophy

    Philosophy of Religion. [3.1.] Design Arguments for the Existence of God. In this chapter Sober examines one sort of argument that has been given to prove that God exists: design arguments. design argument (df.): an argument that claims that some feature

  • 8 Pages Necessary and Sufficient Conditions
    Necessary And Sufficient Conditions

    School: Rutgers

    Course: Intro To Philosophy

    Necessary and Sufficient Conditions. The concepts necessary condition and sufficient condition, used in the previous section, are very widespread in philosophy. To illustrate how these concepts work, Ill apply them to the concept bachelorhood. (In the fol

  • 7 Pages Induction
    Induction

    School: Rutgers

    Course: Intro To Philosophy

    induction (df.): an inductive argument is one that takes a description of some sample and extends that description to items outside the sample (for example, the pro-choice and crow arguments stated above.) Inductive arguments that are good from a logical

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