Intro to phil 11

Intro to phil 11 - Midterm Preparation Midterm You will...

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Midterm You will have to answer three of the following questions. There will be three pairs of questions. You must answer precisely one question from each pair.
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Questions 1. Describe two of Aquinas’s five ways to prove the existence of God. Are either successful? 2. What is Anselm’s ontological argument for the existence of God? 3. What is the problem of evil? Does it give us reason to doubt the existence of a benevolent, omnipotent, omniscient being? 4. What is Pascal’s wager? Does it give a pragmatic reason for attempting to form a belief in God? 5. How does Descartes motivate the skeptical position in Meditation 1? What is Descartes’ Archimedean point, the first thing that he knows without the possibility of doubt? 6. What is Descartes argument for the existence of God? How does Descartes use God to escape the skepticism he motivates in Meditation 1? 7.
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2011 for the course PHIL 104 taught by Professor Bunzl during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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