1. Explain the theory of personal identity defended by Miller during the First Night.
Cartesian Dualism- mind and body are different
Cant be seen, heard, or touched so cant die
2. Explain the criticisms against
16 March 2012
1. Problem of Evil
In John Perrys article Dialogue on Good, Evil, and the Existence of God, he
describes a discussion between Gretchen Weirob, Sam Miller, and Dave Cohen.
Gretchen Weirob is si
Final Exam Study Guide
Aquinass Cosmological Argument
First & Second Argument:
1. Some things (in the world) move
2. What moves must have been moved by something else
3. A cause comes before its effect
4. There cannot be an infinite succession of caus
26 April 2012
When defining personal identity on the first night, Miller endorses Cartesian
Dualism. Cartesian dualism is the theory that the mind and body are different substances.
PHIL EXAM 4 STUDY GUIDE
Commonsense morality: we have some duties to help other for their own
Ex: starving people
Ethical Egoism- each person should do what is best for him or herself (our only
duty is to ourselves
EE DOESNT say that
The Value of Philosophy
Everyone has grown up with different views on death- where they go when
they die, how it will affect their loved ones, or if theres a heaven or hell.
Throughout this introduction to philosophy course
Philosophy Midterm Questions
1. Our readings this semester have focused on several philosophers who function as
critics and challengers to the status quo. Pick two of these philosophers and explain how
each of them challenges, unsettles, or upsets busines