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Question TWO: Write a dialogue between Silenus, the satyr; Hench; and Michael Gorr, in
which each interlocutor explains his/her respective position vis-vis determinism,
This is your progress exam to be written December 8th, 2014 at 4 pm to 6 pm. No
books or notes will be permitted. Please note that DETAILED is stressed
All students must answer Question One (the mandatory question) and then one (
Introduction to Philosophy: Philosophical Classics and Contemporary Life
B ROCK UNIVERSITY
Final Examination: April 2013
Course: PHIL I F90 D1 S1 F W 12.13
Date o f Examination: Tues., April 23
Time o f Examination: 14:00 - 17:00
Page: 1 0 /2
Number o f pages: 2
Number o f students: 362
Number o f hours: 3
Instructor: Dr. Ri
Jan 20th. 2015
Scientist who made the satyr
Greedy industrialist whois looking for cheap labour slave
Daughter of Merton and hences Fianc
Silenus, half man half goat
The study focused on obtaining data from students at Brock University. Overall, 1143
students at Brock university in an introductory psychology class were asked to participate in this
experiment used to examine their metacognitive awar
In 1973 Stanley Milgrim conducted a study on obedience to authority, participants were
paired with another person who was hired by the researchers. The pair were instructed to draw
straws to determine who would play the role of the teacher a
Lecture 1- Star formation
Larger the mass, shorter the lifetime
Lecture 2- Nebulas
Three basic types:
Reflection nebula (blueish colour)
Emission nebula (reddish colour)
Nebula: Hot luminous young star, emits energy at ultra viole
A Dialogue on
Satyr: I am not responsible I have an extra Y chromosome.pre-determined I am not responsible for my
actions satyr is lustful woodland creature. Living up to expectations
Cycle of opposites argument
Everything that has an opposite, comes to be from its opposite, and from no other source.
Smaller - bigger
Less beautiful - more beautiful
More just - less just
The process runs in both directions.
PHIL 1F90 Section One (Fall 2014): Fall term essay assignment.
Your essay should address just one (1) of the following questions.
Do not answer both questions!
Question 1. Write the philosophical conversation that might have taken place after you
Sept, 23, 2014
Divisions within Ethics
Metaphysics of morals.
Normative ethics is the study of ethical action. It is the branch of philosophical ethics
that investigates the set of questions that arise when considering how one ought to
Sept, 30, 2014
Typhoid Mary Mallon
The presence of her was a grave danger to everyone else, she was locked up in a
ward for 23 years. This is a comparison to the story we read in class, with the
chick that is going to die (Marilyn).
Results and consequen
Sept, 16, 2014
Effect to cause
Everything is ordered and designed. God must be the designer.
Read more online.
God brings problems, how can he be just?
PHIL 1F90 Section One: Fall-term 2014
ric brown ([email protected])
An important note about the use of electronic devices.
Lectures: To be honest, I would like to ban electronic devices entirely. That said, some of
you have legitimate reasons for requiring
Sept, 8, 2014
Branches of Philosophy
Metaphysics asks What is real? (ex how real is the lecture? what colour is
it? Is God real?)
We believe only what we can see and feel, this is due to the senses.
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Seminar leader: Scott
To the Parents of Marilyn Cross,
It brings me great trouble having to come to your family with some very devastating
news involving your beloved daughter, Maril
Dear Father Tom,
My name is John Hick; in my understanding, you are back to earth after your journey to
the solar system where the exposition of the remnants of civilization was destroyed (i.e. the
leftover of civilization when the main part has already
1. Om! - This syllable (aksara) is this whole world [everything]. Its further explanation is: the past, the
present, the future - everything is just the word Om. And whatever else that transcends [or is beyond]
threefold time [past, pres
Introduction to the Field of Linguistics Reading: Chapter 12
What is Universal Grammar (UG)?
Ability to learn grammar is hardwired in our brains.
Why would anybody argue for UG? Is it falsifiable?
What is a constraint and what is an example of this?
LING 1P92 Study Guide
Human language is communicative (directed at others with intentional behaviour), arbitrary (no resemblance
between a word and its referent), structured (pattern based on rules), multilayered (speech sounds, word phrases),
Jan. 27th 2015
The problem of Personal Identity
Was severly distraught
Said he would grow out of it
They went through many possible solutions to get him out of it but nothing
So they sent him
Flews skeptic and believer
Skeptic doesnt believe there is a gardener and skeptic believes there is one (intangible, invisible)
How far can reason take us? Faith and religion vs. Reason and philosophy
art will become re
Problem of Evil
Theodicy to explain evil in general (Thats what John Hick was doing)
Moral evil also known as wickedness (only exists if you believe in God)
The hypnotist- mention stomach, and people in first 5 rows look for belly button
If we a
1. Fundamental right
The right not to be killed is not absolute; it can never be overridden (Narvesons bottonline)
Intro to Socrates and Plato (The Pre-Presocratics)
Regarded to be ugly (snub nose)
Fought in the war
Walked around Athens bare f
Things you might want to know
Thought Probes (TP)
The defence of Socrates (aka the apology)
What is philosophy?
PWhat hilosophy begins in confusion
Confusion is frustratin
Fall 2015 assignments
15% Ricipedia research (3 articles @ 5% per)
Each student will research three (3) topics and write a Ricipedia article 1-2 pages in length on
each topic (double spaced) which may include a small photograph. All to
If there be a God, He is infinitely incomprehensible, since, having neither parts nor limits,
He has no relation to us. We are, then, incapable of knowing either that He is or what He is.
Let us examine this point: "Either God is, or is not,
The Importance of Epicurus in Philosophy
Epicurus is considered an important figure in the area of
philosophy as well as science (Borzello, 2011). He argued that we
as people should only base their beliefs on empirical evidence and
logic (Borzello, 2011).
The Importance of John Donne in Philosophy
John Donnes passion for philosophy and love, was the very reason he decided to
become a poet. John Donne is best known as the founder of metaphysical poets (Brown, 2007).
Metaphysical poetry is known to startle
The importance of Dante Gabriel Rossetti Philosophy
Dante Gabriel Rossetti, originally known as Gabriel Charles Dante Rossetti was an English
painter and poet. Dante was the founder of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, which was
essentially a group of pai
Winter term schedule 2017
Progress exams returned.
Topic: Free Will and Determinism
The Satyr by S. Robinett. Thought Probes
The Satyr by S. Robinett. Thought Probes.
Being and Doing by Mich