SS 102 Team Lecture 1 - 27 - 11

SS 102 Team Lecture 1 - 27 - 11 - B.6. Toleration • Free...

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SS 102 Team Lecture 1/27/11 I. An Epistemological Transformation A. Pre-Modern Intellectual Life A.1. Revelation, Authority, and Tradition B. Scientific Method and Enlightenment Principles B.1. Inductive Reasoning B.2. Deductive Reasoning B.3. Systematic Doubt Everything needed to be doubted Unless you can verify, you should have doubt B.4. Argument and Evidence Informed, finding truth by using reason B.5. Freedom We should be intellectually free
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Unformatted text preview: B.6. Toleration • Free to believe what you want B.7. Education • Add to already known knowledge • It compounds II. A Self-Critique Emerges A. Rousseau (1712 – 1778) A.1. Man in a State of Nature Civilized Man A.2. The Social Contract A.3. Particular Interests vs. The General Will A.4. What is Liberty? B. David Hume (1711 – 1776) B.1. Empiricism vs. Metaphysics B.2. Even Reason must be Questioned...
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This note was uploaded on 12/15/2011 for the course CGS 102 taught by Professor Lee during the Spring '09 term at BU.

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