PHIL 105-04 Tutorial 2
5 April 2011
According to Protagoras, each person is a measure of what is and what is not. He
believes a wise man can be defined as one who recognizes both bad and good things and
works to make good things appear for others. I
22 February 2011
In Gorgias, Socrates criticizes orators and tyrants, implying that both are
unintelligent. In addition, he claims oratory is a type of flattery. Although his argument
seems harsh and unfair, Socrates came to the conclusion
October 13, 2009 Two Types of Knowledge 1) Theoretical Knowledge. a. Books b. Libraries c. Internet 2) Con-natural Knowledge. a. Virtue/Vice Virtues Integrity Patience Compassion Love Courage/Fortitude Honesty/Truth-Telling Kindness Self-Control/Temperanc
Aristotle: Causation, Wisdom, God
1. What are the four types of cause, according to Aristotle? Give an example of each.
Aristotle states that there are four separate types of cause. The first is that of which a thing
comes to be and which persists. His ex
Aristotles Ethics: Happiness
1. Before reading: what, in your view, is the point of going to college?
The purpose of attending college is to grow as an individual and find what it is that you
hope to do with your life. Contrary to popular belief, I do not
9 October 2012
The Single Flaw of Kings Philosophy
People are governed by two separate sets of laws. The first, and most important, is
commonly referred to as the natural law. This consists of underlying laws that have existed for
Introduction to Philosophy
15 November 2012
Virtue can be most accurately described, as Aristotle describes it, as a state of character.
Aristotle describes exactly what he means by states of character when he says they are, the
Aristotles Account of Virtue
1. According to Aristotle, what destroys strength? What destroys health? What destroys the
moral virtues in a similar way?
Aristotle states that strength can be destroyed by both excessive and defective exercise. This
Homework on Platos Cave and True Pleasure
Please paste your answers in italics after each question, print, and bring to class.
1. Free associate: what is the opposite of real? Can you think of more than one
The opposite of real is nonexistent. I
Intro to Philosophy
11 December 2012
A Necessary Pain
I was going to visit my sister for what I thought would be an amazing weekend, just my
hero and I for three whole days. My mom dropped me off at her dorm room at Texas A&M
University and left f
Homework Questions on Moral Relativism/Absolutism
1. Before reading, answer the following question: Can you think what you are doing is right when
it's really wrong? If so, what makes it really right or wrong?
Ignorance is the only true way that a man cou
Homework on Kings Letter from Birmingham Jail
1. According to King, What are the four basic steps of a nonviolent campaign?
In any nonviolent campaign there are four basic steps: collection of the facts to
determine whether injustices exist; negotiation;
Homework 8: Republic
1. What are the three kinds of goods Glaucon describes at the opening of book two?
Glaucon considers the three goods to be goods that are desired because of their because
of their benefit, goods that are desired for the action of doin
Intro to Philosophy
24 October 2012
My Cave of Misfortune
The idea of our reality only being a shadow of something else and not actually reality at
all can be quite terrifying. It could be so impactful that we deny that being the case at all. The
Philosophy 105-04: Tutorial 3
2 May 2011
Q1. According to Aristotle, there are two types of action: voluntary and involuntary. In
order to declare an action voluntary, certain qualifications must be met. When a person
willingly performs a certain action
Descartes and Locke The Senses and Perceiving the World
Jason Lim December 2, 2009
Rene Descartes and John Locke are two of the most prominent figures in philosophy when it comes to dealing with the self. Descartes establishes the self through his Cogito
Karlo Natonton Philosophy 105 Option 1 Instructor: Alex Plato October 6, 2009 Alexander R. Pruss was correct in calling the eight errors errors in his essay Eight Ethical Errors. Pruss is correct in doing so because each of his points are lapses in judgme
Karlo Natonton Philosophy 105 Instructor: Alex Plato November 10, 2009
There are several different arguments that explain the existence of God. Among these arguments are the ontological, cosmological, and design argument. The design argument is
Karlo Natonton Philosophy 105 Instructor: Alex Plato October 6, 2009 After reading Pruss Eight Ethical Errors I realized that I too have made the same errors as his students. I have rationalized in the past and been a consequentialist in many situations.
Karlo Natonton Philosophy 105 Instructor: Alex Plato Assignment 3 November 24, 2009
Should I believe in God? One may respond with a simple yes or no to this rather broad question. However, those that truly do not have any prior beliefs on the topic of
Notes To be a good philosopher you must take the best arguments from both sides and present them. Strawman fallacy: presenting a bad argument for the other side and then tearing it down with your side of the presentation ; terrible way to argue
1. What is Philosophy? Does it matter what it is? Why/why not? Philosophy is a reflection on ones life and what it is that one believes. It is a way of life that is also a quest for finding truth (commonly seen as religion). Philosophy uses arguments and
Blake Bender 10/26/10 Religion and Spirituality Outline
Introduction - The difference between spirituality and religion - What you expect to find - Religion is a more organized set of beliefs and standards, guides our lives. It is theology more than philo
SOC 120-07 Instructor: Kyle Lubsen Term Paper Di rections: P ick any topic in anthropology and wri te a 3-5 page paper on it (12pt New T imes Roman font, double spaced). The paper should utilize 5-10 sources that will be cited i n the paper along with a r
Blake Bender Biz 100 Assignment 4
St. Louis Riders Bicycle Store
Income Statement Month Ended December 31, 2009 Sales & Service Less Cost of goods sold Gross Profit Less Operating Expenses Salaries Rent Utilities Loan $325,000 90,000 235,000 135,000 24,00
Blake Bender Philosophy 105 10/18/10 Mid-Term Questions 1. What does the following claim mean? Truth is objective and it is worth caring about for its own sake. Explain the preceding claim and give examples to support your explanation. Truth is objective.
Philosophy 105 Class Notes 4/16 Morality as Objective - there are objective grounds as moral claim o morality does not depend on the preference of an individual or group - moral philosophers distinguish between claims concerning the good and the right - c
Jason Lim November 5, 2009 Intro to Philosophy Essay #1 and #2 Summary
In Essay #1 of Metaphysics, Aristotle defines knowledge and how one obtains it. Humanity by its nature, Aristotle says, desires knowledge. Knowledge is gained through the senses, prima
Meditation 1 1. Senses can deceive sometimes. -An object in the distance 2. It is not wise to trust something that has deceived us before. 3. If senses can deceive once, it is a possibility that senses are deceiving all the time. 4. Man sleeps, and in our
Introduction to Philosophy
Class meeting times _ TR 11:00_
Do you have perfect attendance? Yes or no?
Beside when I wasnt there for travel for baseball
This examination consists of short-answer/essay format questi