philosphymidterm

philosphymidterm - Blake Bender Philosophy 105 10/18/10...

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Blake Bender Philosophy 105 10/18/10 Mid-Term Questions 1. What does the following claim mean? Truth is objective and it is worth caring about for its own sake. Explain the preceding claim and give examples to support your explanation. Truth is objective. If you take any claim in the world, it is either true, or not true. If someone asks you if a basketball is round, there is only one answer. It is either round or not round. There is no opinion, or point of view that comes in. Even if a person knows that it is round or does not that it is, the truth remains the same. Truth is not affected by knowledge or justification. Truth is factual and objective. Another example, if someone believes in God, and has justified reasons for believing God exists, that does not mean that it is true that God exists. These people may have justified belief, but they can not know for sure whether God really exists. The truth is that God either exists or does not exist. Even if humans never find out definitively,
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