Philosophy Midterm

Philosophy Midterm - Philosophy 104 Exam Study Questions...

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Philosophy 104 Exam Study Questions Introduction to the Course & Philosophy of Religion 1. Answer each of the following: i) What is Socratic ignorance? ii) Explain why Socrates undertook to question important people in Athens. iii) Explain what he discovered. iv) Explain the method that he used. v) In Problems from Philosophy , Rachels & Rachels summarize the three reasons Socrates offered for remaining in Athens and accepting his death sentence, rather than escaping. They argue that none of Socrates’ reasons were good ones. Give a clear, accurate sketch of Socrates’ three reasons, and explain why Rachels & Rachels maintain that none of these reasons are persuasive. 2. Answer each of the following: i) Give a clear, accurate sketch of two versions of the Cosmological Argument. ii) Give a clear accurate sketch of the problems raised about these arguments in lecture and in Rachels & Rachels Problems from Philosophy . 3.
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2011 for the course PHILOSOPHY 101 taught by Professor Buechner during the Fall '06 term at Rutgers.

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