Phil_110_Chapter_10_Homework_Assignment[1]

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Philosophy 110 Critical Thinking Chapter 10 Homework Assignment Instructions: Answer the following eight questions based on our discussion of chapter 10. Feel free to use the powerpoint and text itself. You need not write extensively, I am look for honest, clear, and concise answers in 2-3 complete sentences per question. Upload your assignment onto ilearn in an acceptable format only (doc, docx, pdf, rtf). Due: Monday December 14th by 19:00. Late assignments will not be accepted. 1. What do you think of when you hear the word "science," what are the first things that come to mind? 2. How does science differ from technology? 3. What is the scientific method? 4. In your opinion, or according to the text, can science be an ideology, or
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Unformatted text preview: better yet, associated with a particular worldview? State why or why not. 5. According to the text, and our discussion in class, what is "scientism?" 1 6. What are the five steps of the scientific method? 7. What are the arguments for the position that science is a reliable, or very reliable way, of acquiring knowledge? Take a position, do you agree with this position (list a few objections, or areas of agreement). 8. By using the text, additional reading on ilearn, or details from in-class discussion, discuss creationism's relationship with or to evolution. Do you think they are level, compete with one another, or shouldn't be compared at all. Be as specific and thorough as possible. 2...
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2011 for the course PHIL 110 taught by Professor Kay during the Spring '07 term at S.F. State.

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