PHL1010 Introduction to P

PHL1010 Introduction to P - 2 In your own words summarize...

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PHL1010 Introduction to Philosophy Fr. John Sajdak, s.m. Winter, 2006 Mid-Term Exam Your answer should be approximately nine hundred words long (three double-spaced pages). Be sure your answer is clear, organized, and complete. Be specific in your examples. Spelling and grammar count! Material taken from any source must be credited to that source. Post your answer to the Digital Drop Box, found in the Tools on Blackboard. Check your gradebook entry about 24 hours after you have submitted your exam. If I have received it, I will put a check mark in the Mid-Term column. If you do not see the checkmark, email me to make sure I have received it. Once I have corrected your paper the checkmark will turn into a grade. Your paper is due by March 6. No papers will be accepted after that date. Choose one of the following quotations and 1) Give the state of the question (what area of philosophy is being addressed, what terms need to be defined in order to understand the positions, etc.)
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Unformatted text preview: 2) In your own words summarize the philosopher’s (the one who wrote the quotation) position. 3) In your own words present an opposition position. 4) Present and defend your own position on the topic. A) Let me remind you of the distinction we drew earlier and have often drawn on other occasions, between the multiplicity of things that we call good or beautiful or whatever it may be and, on the other hand, Goodness itself or Beauty itself and so on. (Plato, p. 49). B) …the mind or soul of man is entirely different from the body…(Descartes, p. 126) C) For what are the forementioned objects but the things we perceive by sense? And what do we perceive besides our own ideas or sensations? And is it not plainly repugnant that any one of these, or any combination of them, should exist unperceived? (Berkley, p. 128). D) Time is not an empirical concept that has been derived from any experience. (Kant, p. 150)....
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