How come people tell you not to stand in front of an emergency exit when if there
was an emergency surely you would run through it?
Why did Sally sell seashells on the seashore when you can just pick them up anyway?
In libraries, do they put the bible in
PHI 306 Final Study Guide
1. How does Rachels define active euthanasia? Passive Euthanasia?
According to Rachels, active euthanasia is the intentional killing of a patient in order to
prevent unnecessary suffering. Passive euthanasia is intentionally lett
Why does a round pizza come in a square box? The tried it the other way, and the
corners stuck out.
What disease did cured ham actually have? OK, you've got me there.
How is it that we put man on the moon before we figured out it would be a good
idea to p
Well I am so glad U asked. Well. I was walking thru the park 1 day in the merry merry
month of may. when I was took-en by surprise and then I realized That A big A$
Elephant was Throwing Peanuts my way. I turned around and said "Hey U EFFIN
1.- Can you cry under water?
-2.- How important does a person have to be before they are considered
assassinated instead of just murdered?
-3.- Why do you have to 'put your two cents in'. but it's only a 'penny for
your thoughts'? Where's that extra penny
Q. What is the capital of Iceland?
Q. What is haggis made of?
A. Sheep parts
Q. How many Home Alone movies are there?
Q. Who is the President of France?
Q. How many letters in the alphabet?
Q. Who makes up Monty Pytho
1. Grab the book nearest to you, turn to page 18, and find line 4.
2. Stretch your left arm out as far as you can, What can you touch?
3. Before you started this survey, what were you doing?
4. What is the last thing you watched on TV?
5. Without looking,
Are eyebrows considered facial hair?
At a movie theater which arm rest is yours?
If an ambulance is on its way to save someone, and it runs someone over, does it
stop to help them?
Do vegetarians eat animal crackers?
Why are there no 'B' batteries?
If a j
Why does a round pizza come in a square box?
because if you were to put it in a cercular box it just wouldnt look as nice, a rectangle
would be out of the question, and i triangle would be too pointy
What disease did cured ham actually have?
i have no clu
Is a pessimist's blood type B-negative?
Why is it that when we "skate on thin ice", we can "get in hot water"?
If money doesn't grow on trees then why do banks have branches?
Why are the little styrofoam pieces called peanuts?
If pro and con are opposites
Logic Homework II
Instructions. State whether the argument is valid or invalid. If the argument is
invalid, provide a counterexample to the argument. If needed, use a separate sheet
If I am superman, then I can leap ta
Some More Logic to Practice
State whether the argument is valid or invalid. If invalid, provide a counterexample to the argument.
If youre given only an argument form (i.e., the argument is in symbolic letters) and the argument is
invalid, provide a truth
Logic Homework I
State whether the argument is valid or invalid. If invalid, provide a counterexample
to the argument.
Either Clinton or Bush was president in the 1993. Bush was not president in
1993. Therefore, Clinton was pres
Thad Botham, Ph.D.
Logic Study Guide
3 points. True/False. There is a valid argument with false premises and a
Ex: The noon is made of solid Swiss cheese. Therefore, there is a moon.
3 points. True/False. Every deductively valid arg
In a nursery rhyme, whose wife "Could eat no lean"?
In what Australian state would you find Whyalla?
What name is given to twins who are joined together by some part of their anatomy?
Marx: Difference between extrinsic and intrinsic motivation: Extrinsic motivation means a person is motivated by an outside source like money, power, status, material goods, fame, etc. Intrinsic motivation means a person is motivated by
Study Guide: Focus on the major arguments of the readings, as well as philosophical content. (For example, you do not need to know when and where Aristotle was born.) The headings in the lecture materials also indicate major points of the readings.
PHI 306 Exam 1 Study Guide
What is a Utilitarian?
a person who believes that rightness can be defined in terms of goodness (net value,
What is the difference between an Act Utilitarian and a Rule Utilitarian?
an act utilitarian believes that an a
PHI 306 Exam 2 Study Guide:
1. State both forms of Ethical Relativism.
Cultural Ethical Relativism: there's no such thing as just plain rightness or wrongness;
rightness and wrongness are relational properties that relate acts to the preferences of a
Theory, Method, and
Part I, Chapter 1
Latter half of the 20th Century
World wide spread of English
Native speakers (300 million)
Non-native speakers (700 million)
English is spreading like a wild fire to
all parts of the world
Spread of English d
SOC 352 Outline for Chapter 7
Social Movements: (Page 133) Basic avenues by which social change takes place
in societies. They are often the carries of innovation, particularly in nontechnical
realms. They shape attitudes, define public issues, an
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SOC 352 Outline for Chapter 3
Factors that determine the structure of society and the nature of change:
Functionalist position Society and change are shaped by the necessities of
Conflict position Society and change are shaped by co
WEEK 3 LECTURE NOTES: Morality
The Euthyphro Dilemma
- All the theists accept the extensional equivalence thesis: that all and only obligatory
acts are commanded by God and that all but only wrong acts are forbidden by God. But
what explains the extension
WEEK 4 LECTURE NOTES: MORAL RELATIVISM
- Whats right and wrong for a person to di is ultimately determined by the fundamental
moral norms for his or her culture
- More precisely, moral relativism says: an act (A), performed by a subject (
Joe Mitchell-Nelson PHI 101 Pinillos 28 November 2007 The Problem of Induction You work in the quality control department of an iPod factory. Your duty is to watch iPods roll by on a conveyor belt, and remove every mp3 player that has a visible defec