The Problem of Free Will
It is a mystery as to whether humans can control their actions or whether prior events
predetermine them. Casual determinists argue that human actions rely solely on prior events and
Where Are You God?
The root of the belief in religion is categorized in numerous ways. Of the ways, there is theism,
agnosticism, and atheism. Agnosticism originates from the inability to decide whether God does or
The difference between disorder and normal function has proven to be controversial especially
in the case of Amanda Baggs. Amanda Baggs has been diagnosed with autism despite being fully capable
Turings Imitation Game
Imitation game instructions:
First, you need three people: a man (person A), a woman (person B), and an interrogator (person
C) who can be a man or woman. The interrogator is put in a separate room than persons A and
The fulfillment view is, according to Wolf, a way to seek pleasure. The design for the
best possible life rests exclusively on the question of how a person can live their life and obtain
the best quality character. In th
The Subliminal Man
Dear Better Business Bureau,
Franklin should be allowed to return the car where he bought it because he bought the car
without a clear conscious and without meaning or the intent to buy it. All around the city,
Humes Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion
Cleanthes begins his argument about the existence of God by telling Demea to think
about every part of the world. He claims that the entire Earth is similar to a giant machine that is
Nagel relates the saying What you dont know cant hurt you to rejecting a
counterargument to his theory on death. Nagel states this saying is false by using an example of a
man. He states that if a man is betrayed by his friends, r
Where Am I?
Dennett assigns the name Yorick to be his surgically removed brain that is in the vat in
the Houston hospital. He assigns the name Hamlet to be his body that is sitting in the chair at
the Houston hospital. Fortinbras is the
Alternate Possibilities and Moral Responsibility
In the case of Jones-sub-4, a man (Jones), is faced with a decision to make about which
company he is going to give money to. Jones is a very wealthy and powerful man, so the
company he c
Descartes Meditation VI
Descartes argument from divisibility is outlined in his writings in Meditation VI and is as
follows, in standard form:
1. All things extended are divisible (its possible to divide matter into parts).
2. The mind
The Self and the Future
Williams begins by saying that an experimenter in power tells him he is going to be
tortured tomorrow. Williams expects us to be frightened and very apprehensive about tomorrow.
The experimenter adds on by tellin
Humes Dialogues Part X and XI
Philo begins his argument with an analogy of a house or palace that did not have one
room that was functioning well or did not contain any problems. The house had all sorts of issues
with the windows, doors,
P1. Either tranquility, excitement or both leads to a satisfied life.
P2. If tranquility exists, then people can be content with a little pleasure.
P3. If excitement exists, people can handle large quantities of pain.
C. Therefore live
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
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
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
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
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?
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
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
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
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
Cellular Neurophysiology & Muscle
From Exam 2 - Fall 2007
Vincent Barnett (Questions 1633)
An action potential moves down the axon of a myelinated motor neuron by a process that is
known as Saltatory Conduction. in this process
1. the ac
Physiology 3061I5061 Neurophysiology - Sample Questions
I. Adaptation in sensory receptors:
3. Refers to the decrease or cessation of receptor potentials deSpite maintenance of a stimulus.
b. Occurs to the same extent in all receptors.
c. May be rapid or
PHSL 3061 /5061 Gastrointestinal Physiology
Reading = All of chapter 15, the GI chapter in any recent edition of your textbook.
You are responsible for the Physiology of many organs here, including the stomach, small
intestine, large intestine, liver, gal
Lisa Carney Anderson
13th edition: 609-620
12th edition: 593-600
Lecture 4 - Objectives
Describe the role of the Y chromosome in
Describe the structures that form and
PHSL 3061/5061 Physiology, 2015
Cell and Capillary Wall Physiology:
General Learning Objectives:
1) Describe fundamental cellular processes common to all cells.
2) Describe fundamental extracellular processes common to all tissues.
Reading in Vanders