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Unformatted text preview: 2. Is this the best possible universe? Explain Philosophy ot the human person (definicija, pitanje u testu) -Genus philosophical (ultimate & universal) study-Difference asks & answers (1. What is human being?)-Descartes metaphorical tree the trunk What is a human being?-3 positions = answer-MATERIALIST an animal of greater intelligence-DUALIST animal body & spiritual soul-IDEALIST spiritual soul (mind) Getting more specific -is there an essence? Essence means that quality which makes something what it is. Human essence means that quality which makes us, human ( homo sapiens ). Some philosophical qustions: 1. How are human beings different from other animals on this planet? Is this a difference of kind or degree? Explain 2. Does every human being possess an immortal soul? Explain you answer...
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