THE FOUR WAYS OF THINKING AND FOUR IMPORTANT SUBJECTS
Introductory Lecture by Neil Lindley
Philosophy is already an important part of your life, whether you know it or not. The word philosophy
comes from two Greek words, "philo", meaning for the love of,
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B. Couch potato
C. Inactive lifestyle
A. Physical inactivity
C. Disease prevention
A. Heart rate
B. Blood flow
Suppose that prices of recently sold homes in one neighborhood have a mean of $220,000 with a
standard deviation of $7650. Using Chebyshev's Theorem, what is the minimum percentage of
recently sold homes with prices between $197,050 and $242,950? Round yo
1. At higher altitudes 212 degrees F is
hotter than at sea level
colder than at sea level
the same as at sea level
are you kidding?
1. Descartes says the best way to know what is true is to make good use of our five sens
1.Name one major difference between a Synoptic and an Analytic. What is the slogan of each way of
Synoptic is to see the whole together. Big Picture. Analytic is to see things broken down into smalle
This is a course in thinking about thinking. Why is it required? Dont we all know
how to think?
Well, yes and no. Certainly we all do enough thinking to get where we want to go and
to do some things we want to do. We solve problems more or less well, and