Con west terms - Con west terms 1. Ex-nihilo: means created...

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Con west terms 1. Ex-nihilo: means created out of nothing. Usually depicts the omniscient power of God in Genesis. 2. Prelapsarian: before the fall. Usually used to describe humans in the Garden of Eden. 3. Expulsion: expelled from. Used to describe humans expelled from the Garden of Eden 4. reduction: editing of multiple texts. It is used when it comes to the matter of the Bible, particularly the Genesis. 5. cosmology: the study of structure of the universe. 6. espitemology: study of knowledge. It reveals how we know things. Plato’s investment on estiology reveals that knowledge is a recollection of information. 7. Empiricism: knowledge that we gain from the five senses. Plato described the empiricism as unreliable and changing in nature. 8. demiurge: The position of Demiurge is that he may create something out of preexisting materials, but his power is limited, just same as he can't control the rusting iron 9. Idealism: both the human soul and the world soul is made of the same materials
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2011 for the course PHILOSOPHY 101 taught by Professor J baker during the Spring '11 term at NYU.

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Con west terms - Con west terms 1. Ex-nihilo: means created...

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