Philosophy 101 – Introduction to Philosophy – Fall 2017 – Homework #1
Uploaded to Canvas by 5 pm on Friday 10/13/17
: The purpose of this assignment is to review and demonstrate understanding of:
(1) what Philosophy is (2) logical standards on arguments (3) Existentialism, and (4) Philosophy
Focus on making your responses as
as possible, and using your own words. If you simply
repeat what is on the powerpoint slides or what is in the book, your grade will reflect that. You
want to demonstrate that you
the concepts. The amount of space given after each
question should give you a rough idea of how long an answer should be. Imagine your audience
as the person in this class who is struggling most with the material – you want your writing to
in simple terms what we have talked about in class.
There are 10 questions. Each one is out of 10 points.
Here are two statements. Which one poses a metaphysical question? Which one poses an
epistemic question? Explain your answers.