Lecture1.ppt - Philosophy Ideals of Good Reasoning: Clarity...

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Philosophy 101: Introduction To Philosophy Spring 2005 Professor Ramsey
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Course Objectives Introduction to Central Themes Repository For Unanswered Questions Is There A God? What Makes An Action Right? Do We Have Free Will? How Do We Know What Is Real? Focus On Topics in Metaphysics, Ethics and Epistemology
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Course Objectives (cont.) Introduction to Important Philosophers Note: We Study Certain People Because Of What They Said About Important Issues; We Don’t Study Certain Issues Because Important People Wrote About Them. Emphasis Upon Both Classical And Contemporary Thinkers Emphasis Upon Western Analytic Tradition
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Course Objectives (cont.) Introduction to Doing
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Unformatted text preview: Philosophy Ideals of Good Reasoning: Clarity and Precision Valid Arguments and Defensible Premises Intellectual Integrity Note: None Of This Comes Naturally The Tragedy Of Your Education Up To This Point Asking Hard and Dangerous Questions Hard Because About Things Taken For Granted Dangerous Because We May Not Like The Answers Course Objectives (cont.) Appreciation of Our Own Ignorance The Wisdom Of Socrates: Wisdom Is Knowing What You Dont Know Virtually Nothing Taken For Granted Examine Fundamental Beliefs -- Often Wind Up Believing Less Than Before...
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2012 for the course PHIL 10100 taught by Professor David during the Fall '08 term at Notre Dame.

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Lecture1.ppt - Philosophy Ideals of Good Reasoning: Clarity...

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