Dawes warnings on the difficulty of learning from experience:
Kant believed that there are basic rules of understanding. He called these rules
categories. Thus what you understand dictates how and what you perceive (experience).
As Dawes' warns, learning
60. (a) What is meant by the term "matter"?
(b) What is meat by the term "form"?
61. (a) The official, most precise philosophical definition of
the term "soul" was given in #51(c). We went over it last
class. What is the official, most precise philosophic
1.) The fertile crescent is located?
-cresecent is shaped like a boomberang
-between Euphrates and the tigris down to the Mediterranean
2.) The boundaries of Caanan are?
-Jordan river / medertranean sea
3.) What is the chief interest of the 1st creation s
NEXT TOPIC: NATURAL THINGS AND ARTIFICIAL
70. What definition of "natural thing" did we learn in this
class? MEMORIZE AND UNDERSTAND!
71. TRUE or FALSE: A natural thing is a thing whose
changes cannot all be entirely explained.
ANSWER: FALSE. After
There are two creation accounts (Genesis 1-2 and Genesis 3). What happens in each one? What
does each account add to our understanding of human beings, their place in the world, and their
relationship to God the creator?
Philosophy 115 Review Questions Tuesday, Sept. 27 Fall
2011 Dr. Kent
59. (a) TRUE or FALSE: The word "form" is a synonym for
(b) TRUE or FALSE: The word "matter" is a synonym for
(c) What one-syllable word is a shorter
Dawes Difficulties in Learning from Experience
Robyn Dawes, in his original book, identified eight issues that make it difficult
to make good decisions based on experience. Since you will be studying how to
improve fact/experience based Decision Making, w
Parameter: A parameter is any result, Truth that is based on having all the data, a
In many problems, you do not have the luxury of taking a census and measuring
the characteristic of interest for every object" in the population. All results from
114. According to WHAT WAS COVERED IN THIS CLASS, what are some behaviors
that humans exhibit, but which animals do not exhibit? (Don't memorize them ALL, but
be familiar with them all, so that you could pick them out from a list. ALSO Be able to