Intro To Philosophy
10 April 2017
Exegetical paper: Alienation and Social Classes
Karl Marx, one of the most influential contributors to both the fields of sociology and
philosophy, wrote about the concept of alienation within social classes
Intro to Philosophy
13 March 2017
Reflection paper: The Social Contract - Book I Chapters 1-5
The Social Contract, written by Jean Jacques Rousseau in 1762, addresses the best ways
to establish a political community within a society. Within t
The Extraction and Identification of Artificial Food Colors
Adapted by Janel R. Beckley McLean (Vanderbilt Chemistry, 2014)
from David A. Katz 2009, 2003, 2000, 1997, 1975 All Rights reserved and Georgianna Whipple.
Objective: Extract artificial food colo
PHIL 1005: Intro to Ethics Discussion Section 05 Thursday 9:10-10:00
Ms. Eliana Peck | [email protected]
Office hours and location: Wednesdays 12:30 PM 2:30 PM, at Starbucks
A very wise teacher once observed that philosophy is at
Experiment 3: Heat of Neutralization
In general acids are defined as H+ donors, and bases are H+ acceptors. When acids (pH less than
7) and bases (pH greater than 7) are mixed the two solutions combine to make water. For
instance, when sodium hydroxide (N
INTRODUCTION TO ETHICS 1005-02
Fall 2016 | 9:10 10:00 | Furman Hall 132
Dr. Luke Semrau | [email protected] | Office Hours: TBA
0. Course Description
We are familiar with commonsense moral precepts. We shouldnt cheat or lie or steal.
Beyond this, howe
PHIL 3010 Phenomenology: Heideggers Being and
Dr. Lisa Guenther
Office: 229 Furman Hall
Office Hours: Wednesdays, 11am-12 noon, or by appointment
Class will be held on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 10:10-11am
Philosophy of Language: Test One Review
ONE: Unique Characteristics of Natural Human Language
1) (Almost) always stimulus-independent: No external nor internal stimuli can allow one
to predict the utterances of another
2) Abstract: A
7 November 16
Test II Review
1. What is Ayers conclusion about the semantical status of ethical utterances? State precisely (dont
just label) the principle he uses to establish that conclusion, and briefly explain how he applies that
Religion keeps humans from growing up. We dont need a big Daddy in the sky. We need to grow up and
become our own parents.
The woman prizes autonomy over meaning. Pojman interprets her as offering two theses:
(1) It is m
Professor Lachs, TA: Norman Whitman
April 9th, 2015
According to Ronald Dworkin, Is Genetic Engineering Ethical?
When you look at the history of our time (as humans on earth), there is a progressive
trend that seems to be constant
February 18, 2015
Epictetus philosophical standpoints come off very strict. The way he writes
is in the form of a book of rules, given why it is called the Handbook of Epictetus. This
way of writing makes wh
John Stuart Mills defense of Utilitarianism
Utilitarianism is a theory of maximizing total benefit and reducing suffering
or negatives. Mill explains utilitarianism as representing the following statement
Characters of Moral Virtues
-Dispositions/state of character, Guide action towards a mean, one is praised for them(they enable
What it means to be voluntary
-Moving principle in the person, matter of choice, done after deliberation
-Thinks in terms of vectors
-Empirically=Like a scientists
-1) Reason does not have direct influence over the will. Action is driven by passion
-Copy principle= everything we experience is either an impression or idea.
UNIT 1 TEST -PRACTICE
1. Give the precise definition of an argument. (Hint: Your answer should have two parts).
2. True or False? The conclusion of an argument is a proposition.
3. Give the precise definition of deductive validity.
4. Give th
LOGIC 102.04 |Spring 2015 | MWF 12:10-1:00 | Furman Hall 325
[email protected] | Office Hours: TBA
This course is designed to make you a better reasoner, regardless of your
personal, professional, or academic aspirations. Material c
I _, pledge on my honor that I have neither given nor received
unauthorized aid on this examination.
* Assuming Existential Import*
Module 1: Determining Immediate Inferences
The Square of Opposition
1. Draw the Traditional Square of Opposition. G
I _, pledge on my honor that I have neither given nor
received unauthorized aid on this examination.
NO PARTIAL CREDIT.
1. Fill in the following table for statement classification:
Truth-values of main operator
Day 1: Course Introduction
Today we will:
Meet each other.
Answer two questions:
1. Whats the courses purpose?
2. How do I succeed in this course?
Meet the syllabus.
Survey the argument landscape.
I have lived so
Formal: Translations with Conjunction
Argument Analysis: Cultural Relativism
1. Brief Review
2. Central concepts
2. Translation with and
3. Rachels: The Challenge of Cultural Relativism
In each of these arguments Socr
1. Test Tomorrow! Goal: 90% average or better!
2. Direct/Indirect tests
3. Dont forget the other assignment too.
2. Necessary and Sufficient Conditions
3. Review practice test
4. Complex Translations
5. Review Infor
Truth Values & Logical Form
2. Computing Truth Values
3. Logical Form
A and B are true, C and D are false. Q and R
are unknown. What can we say about:
1. (A C) [(D Q) (~A R)]
2. A v ~A
3. (R ~R)
PRACTICE WITH CONDITIONALS
If introduces the antecedent (sufficient condition)
Only if introduces the consequent (necessary condition)
1. If you Run, you will be on Time.
2. You will be on Time, if you Run.
3. You will be Late, if you dont Run.
4. If you
UNIT ONE TEST: Study Guide
This guide is intended to help you prepare for the upcoming test. It should give
you an idea about the format of the test, as well as the content likely to appear. It
is not exhaustive. Be sure to carefully read the Hausman text
Proofs, Probabilities, Possibilities, and Sets
U N I V E R S I T Y PRESS
LOGICS AND THEORIES
Syntax and Semantics
Logic is to do with arguments.
An argument starts with some statementst
Hausman, Chp 4.1-5
Method of Proof
Consists of an initial set of sentences given as premises, followed by a sequence of sentences (that we will
generate) each of which can be reached by the rules of inference (our valid argument forms and