should do reading and start thinking about the issues right away, details will make most sense after we
General. In general, you write a philosophy paper to convince via argument. Your overall aim is to clarify
and engage reasons for and against some claim. Our logical notions of validity and soundness are useful
tools in this process. Sup
Phil 192, Assignment Schedule #3
Read the selections by Plato and Hudson from pages 112-122. Respond to the
1. Socrates makes the key point in his second statement. By analogy with the case
described on p. 112, (i) what are p
Phil 192, Assignment Schedule #1
Read Russell, The value of philosophy and the Introductions (that is, pages 1,43,
83, 112 and 158 in your reader). Respond to the following.
1. After a brief introduction Russell develops one motivation h
Phil 192, Assignment Schedule #2
Read Gyekye and Rowe. Respond to the following.
1. In discussion of the G.E. Moore shift, Rowe says, it is a truth of logic that if I is
valid, II must be valid as well. (i) Using our account of validity,
In a paper of 34 pages develop and evaluate ONE of the responses from below to the problem of evil.
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Paper Topic: Anselm
St. Anselm attempts to prove that God must exist in the understanding- (in the
mind) and from the concept of a necessary being- (in reality), by constructing
an ontological argument in resp