CPP_IP_W08_MidtermGuide_01

CPP_IP_W08_MidtermGuide_01 - PHL 201 Winter 2008 Grant A....

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PHL 201 Winter 2008 Grant A. Marler MIDTERM EXAM REVIEW NAME ___________________________ The midterm exam will be on Friday, 8 February 2008. You will be asked to give short answers, fill in the blanks, choose the best answer, and write short essays. You may bring one ‘cheat sheet’, prepared by yourself , on 8.5 x 11 inch paper. You may use both sides and any size print. Your cheat sheet must be prepared solely by you. I will collect these sheets with the midterms. 1. Philosophy: a. Be able to identify a philosophical question. b. What does ‘philosophy’ mean? 2. The three major branches of philosophy a. Metaphysics: 1) Monism vs. Dualism 2) Materialism vs. Idealism b. Epistemology: Rationalism, Empiricism, Skepticism c. Ethics: Moral Absolutism vs. Moral Relativism 3. Plato a. Account for the story and meaning of the Allegory of the Cave and compare it with The Matrix . b. The Forms 1) What is the most real and the least real? 2) The world of being (knowledge) vs. the world of becoming
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