1) Explain John Searles Chinese Room Argument. What is Searle arguing
against? How does the argument work?
-In this essay, Searle argues that although weak artificial intelligence might be
correct, strong artificial intelligence is false.
Topic: Why college tuition in the US should be lowered.
General Purpose: To persuade
Specific Purpose: To persuade the class that the cost of tuition for universities
should be lowered nationwide.
Central Idea: College tuition in the US should be lowere
Social Political Philosophy
Theory of Justice
Why would we want to have a state or government above us?
~ They restrict us
~ We would live in a chaotic society
Rawls Principle of Justice
1. each per
Intro to Philosophy
October 4th, 2011
Reading Reflection on Platos The Republic
Platos The Republic is a philosophical work about the struggle to find justice in a
world where only what you have learned from societys expectatio