Unformatted text preview: precursor to science; creative genius; animism; Greek religion or polytheism; monotheism; frozen metaphysics; and anthropomorphism (50pts.). 4. Expound and criticize or defend Kantian ethics. Be sure to include in your discussion the following concepts and issues: the first and second formulations of the categorical imperative; Odell’s formulation and critique of the first formulation including whether or not it is a necessary condition for moral or ethical obligation (50pts.). 5. Explain Nagel’s view that life is absurd, also explain both Odell’s critique of Nagel and his own view regarding the meaning of life, and who do you think is right? Defend your answer (50 pts.). 6. Explicate and criticize or defend Russell’s opposition to Christianity (50 pts.). 7. Expound and criticize or defend egoism (50 pts.)....
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- Spring '07
- Philosophy, a. b. c., Dr. Odell