Intro to philosophy2

Intro to philosophy2 - Alicia Frank July 25, 2007 Dr....

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Alicia Frank July 25, 2007 Dr. Simmonds Assignment #2 A. ahisma( non injury) : the thesis that one should not injure or kill any sentient being, popularized in modern times by Mahatma Gandhi and propagated in ancient and classical India foremost by Jains. (Bonevac, 57) B. 1.A proposal for understanding the meaning of a term in relation to a set of scientifically useful hypotheses is a theoretical definition. ( Given) 2. Bonevac defines ahisma in a way that it is a proposal for understanding the meaning of a term in relation to a set of scientifically useful hypotheses is a theoretical definition. Therefore, Bonevac presents the term ahisma as a theoretical definition. A. Junzi : a superior person; literally “child of a ruler.” In Confucius, one of noble character. (Bonevac, 60) A. 1. All arbitrary assignments of a meaning to a term, not previously in use is a stipulative definition. (Given) 2. Bonevac defines junzi as an arbitrary assignment of meaning to a term, not previously in use. ( http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/junzi
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