Of course everyone has a self. However, obviously not everyone knows his self well.
Why should one know his self? Every day an individual is trying to determine who he is and
why he is that way. As the world changes, ones vi
1. All objects of inquiry are either relations of ideas or matters of fact (336) Hume
a. What gives him the right to say this?
2. The statement Philosophy is fun is either a relation of an idea or a matter of fact. (1)
Humes Argument and solution to Induction
In this paper, I will argue that while Hume provides a strong argument against induction,
his skeptical solution almost disregards what he took the time to prove and weakens the
importance of the original argument.
Philosophy Study Guide
1. What is Locke's view of personal identity? What is Hume's?
Not useful to define the soul because we can never know_
Personal Identity is the continuity of life through duration of time
Even if a ship has every single part r
In this essay, I will use excerpts from Descartes Fifth Mediation to ultimately show how
his ontological argument proving the existence of God is valid but not sound. First, I will briefly
describe what exactly an ontological argument is and what it entai
4. Lockes Proof of God
In this paper, I will argue that Lockes cosmological argument for the existence of God,
although fraught with objections, must be taken as both sound and valid. First, I will attempt to
reconstruct Lockes argument, detailing each pr
Philosophy of the Person
1. What is the main idea in Meno?
The main idea of Meno is to answer the question of what is Virtue. The
question is raised by Socrates and he believes that he does not know the answer to the
question. Meno raises
Group 1 Questions
1. What is Spinozas solution to the mind/body problem? What is Leibnizs?
The mind/body problem among the rationalists is an argument trying to determine what
everything on earth is built of and made from. Spinoza was a natural monist, me
Philosophy of the Person I
1. Definition of eudaimonia (happiness, human fulfillment, human flourishing)
Eudaimonia is an activity of the soul in accordance with excellence of the most perfect
virtue. It is complete virtue or excellence
This reading had a lot to do with being fooled by ones senses. Just like how when we are
dreaming our senses deceive us with images and action that really never occurs, Descartes argues
that he cannot and should not trust his senses in anything. He distru
In his original arguing, Descartes included nothing about necessary being and only referred to
God. Because in class we also considered the notion of a necessary being, and because of my
objections to Descartes definition of God, the argument I constructe
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Reaching the Top of the Ladder of Love
As a young boy, Socrates did not have accurate knowledge of love. He assumed that
Love was a handsome god, attracted to all sorts of beautiful things (201e) and did not consider
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2. Man exists. (1, Definition of the word know)
3. Something cannot come from nothing. (Experience)
4. If a thing exists then it comes from s