Philosophy 101 Exam Three Study Guide
Exam Four is scheduled for Wednesday, November 2. Please bring a green scantron #882 and No. 2
pencil. This test will consist of 35 objective questions (70%) and two short answer questions (30%).
Chapter 5 Mill Speech
Philosophy 101 Exam Three Study Guide (9 am)
Exam Two is scheduled on Wed, March 23, in class. Exam Two will consist of 40 multiple choice
questions and one short answer question. Please bring a green scantron (#882) and a #2 pencil.
Chapter 6 pp. 73-81
Philosophy 101 Exam Two Study Guide (9 am)
Exam Two is scheduled on Wed, March 2, in class. Exam Two will consist of 50 multiple choice
questions. Please bring a green scantron (#882) and a #2 pencil.
Chapter 3 Aquinas pp. 41-44 and Blackboard Reading #3
Philosophy 101 Exam Four Study Guide (9am)
Exam Four is scheduled for Wednesday, April 20.
Please bring a green scantron #882 and No. 2 pencil. This test will consist of 50 objective questions.
David Gelernter: What Do Murderers Deserve (Blackboard)
Phil 101 Exam One Study Guide
Exam One is scheduled on Wednesday, February 10. Exam One will consist of multiple choice
questions (80%) and short answer questions (20%). Please bring a green scantron (#882) and no. 2
pencil. Most but not all of the exam q
Are Historys Greatest Philosophers All That Great?
by Gregory Lewis
In the canon of western philosophy, generally those regarded as the greatest philosophers
tend to live far in the past. Consider this example from an informal poll:
Exam 2 (chapters 4, 5 & 6) Philosophy Questions
Chapter 4 Value and the Quest for the Good
1) What is the name of Chapter 4?
Value and the Quest for the Good
2) Whose words start Chapter 4?
John Laird and Spinoza
3) Whose words are the following: We never
Hume Personal Identity
1. All ideas are ultimately derived from impressions.
2. So, the idea of a persisting self is ultimately derived from
3. But, no impression is a persisting thing.
Substance concepts: the description of a concrete particular that must continue to apply if that
particular is to continue at all.
Phase Sortals: descriptions that apply during some phase in the existence of a particular
Olson: The r
PHIL 102 Introduction to Philosophy
Knowledge and Reality
SDSU Fall 2016
Professor Shelley Dedman
Mondays & Wednesdays 1:30-3:00
Tuesdays 10:00-Noon (or by appointment)
Arts and Letters 440
Locke on Personal Identity
Raymond Martin and John Barresi
John Locke (1632-1704)
-Several Education Ideas
-Promoted Religious Tolerance
Lady Damaris Mashum (1658-1708)
-Discourse Concerning the Love o
10 Commandments of Philosophy
1. Allow the Spirit of Wonder to Flourish Philosophy begins with deep wonder
about the universe and questions about who we are, where we came from,
and where we are going. What is life all about? Speculate and explore
Whats the value of Philosophy?
Many practical people are inclined to doubt whether philosophy is important or worth
Looking for unimportant details
This results in:
A wrong conception of the ends of life
A wrong conception of the kind of goods
The Problem of Personal Identity
-What is/are the essential properties that me you, you?
-What is the thing that preserves your identity through time with all of the
changes that occur within you?
-It demonstrate the need to d
Argument in a Nutshell
- The cosmological argument begins with a fact about experience, namely, that something
Principle of sufficient reason
-We make use of the great principle that nothing takes place without a s
The infinite is externally in motion and the source of time space, matter and mind.
An opposition of forces keeps the world in its
Rejecting the anthropocentric notions of the religious and mythological explanations and
anticipating Darwin by 2,500 years,
Conclusion of Meditation 2
-Understanding is superior to imagination and sensation. The properties and identity of our
mind are actually more clear and fundamental than the perception of external objects.
A proof of the
Philosophy 102 Exam Two Study Guide
Exam Two is scheduled on Wed, Oct 12, in class. Exam Two will consist of 50 multiple choice
questions. Please bring a green scantron (#882) and a #2 pencil.
Lawhead: The Enlightenment Age of Newton
Descartes: First Medi
Semester Behavioral Change
I was raised by parents who believed that I shouldnt be restricted in my diet. While they
always pushed for the healthier options, I was never told, No you cant eat chocolate because
its bad for you. This behavior was i
What is Fracking?
Hydraulic fracturing or fracking, is a process of drilling or injecting fluid into the
earth at a high pressure in order break (shale) rocks to release natural gas.
There are more than 500,000 active natural gas wells in the US.
A Changing Game
In today's society, the word love is often thrown around carelessly, especially
among the nations youth. Whether its posted on social media, or simply in everyday
conversation, there are numerous couples expressing their imm
Purpose: To show that same-sex marriage should not be allowed or considered marriage
Audience: People who feel gay marriage is wrong on the basis of it not being healthy to
raise a kid in, and worrisome about spread to other group
Purpose: To show that marriage should be about being happy and it is important to stand
up for yourself.
Audience: People in a marriage or relationship who are unhappy with how they are being
Thesis: Kate Chopin describes
The Self-Afflicting Dilemma
Racial prejudice has always existed in the United States, and will always continue.
Dating back to colonial exploration days with the encomienda labor system, racial prejudice has
been a part of United States history.
5 core functional business behaviors
o Accounting Department
o Human Resources Department
o Marketing Department
o Research & Development Department
o Production Department
Business- organized entity formed to make a profit
Case 4 .3 Bad Frog Brewery v. New York State Liquor Authority
Bad Frog is a corporation that makes and sells alcoholic beverages
There is a frog on the label of the cans that is hold
Why the Computer Works
Why Yik-Yak is not anonymous
System Software- loads the operating system (platform)
o Traffic cop of your computer
All computer knows in machine code or machine language
Firmware- finds the hard drive and turns the operating system
Purpose: To show how the perception of what love is has been skewed with the nations
Audience: The nations youth who are or have struggled with love and want to make a
difference with their future and others
Thesis: In today
Phil 102 Exam Two Study Guide
Exam Two is scheduled on Wednesday, Oct 19. It will consist of objective scantron questions (80%) and one short
answer question (20%). Please bring a green scantron #882 a no. 2 pencil. No bluebook is needed. Knowing the