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PL201 notes philosophy - Peace Contract- liberal, inverted...

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Peace Contract- liberal, inverted triangle agreement, materialism Covenant- Augustine, upright triangle, dualism Did Descartes doubt the existence of god? Descartes- looking for mathematical certainty agreed with Strauss, but was afraid of admitting it due to the inquisition. Takes mathematical method, and starts with a statement that cannot be challenged. I think therefore I am. Expands on it thinking being exists. “Solid bedrock.” Then he builds from there to prove existence of the soul and the world. Is there room for god in the modern world? Tries to reconcile science and religion. Could say that he was being so apprehensive that he was trying to keep himself “in good graces” with the church. Strauss neoconservative philosophers try to avoid the faith of Socrates and those who “pay the price for being whistle blowers in their society” Questions for final What it is that cultures can learn from one another? What we can learn from another and what another can learn from our own? Daoism and Confucianism
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course PHIL 201 taught by Professor Soderburg during the Fall '06 term at Montgomery.

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