SECOND EXAM STUDY QUESTIONS
Class Learning Objectives (Thoreau)
Students should be able to explain Thoreaus chief criticisms of the state and majoritarian rule. In a
related fashion, students should be able to connect Thoreaus criticisms to his claim th
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God is dead
Of all the political philosophers that we have learned about thus far, Friedrich Nietzsche is easily
my favorite. He begins the Genealogy of Morality by making it clear that th
POLITICS THOUGHT QUESTIONS
1. Read Chapter XV carefully. What is Machiavelli telling us about his method or approach to the
study of politics? What pieces of advice is he giving us a
Note: Students are REQUIRED to read
this syllabus & course information sheet.
It is the de facto course contract.
Introduction to Philosophy
INSTRUCTOR: Roy Bauer
Call me Roy.
OFFICE: A239 451-5385
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Finals Week Discussion Post
Thank you all for your hard work and inquisitive spirit over the course of this quarter. Please
complete the final discussion post by 12/12/15/
1. What was on surprising question/concept that insp
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What is the human genome sequence? According the article, how many genes does it
carry? What percentage encodes for proteins and gene regulation? How much do the
genomes of two
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Unit 8: Contemporary Philosophy (1/4-10) - Final Wrap Up Discussion
Now that you have come to the end of the semester, as you look back at all you have learned and
all that you have accomplished, I would like you to lo
STUDY GUIDE FOR TEST 1
1. What are the three areas of philosophy (know each term and the focus of each area).
Epistemology: concerns the nature and possibility of knowledge, Metaphysics: fundamental issues of
being and reality,
THE MORAL UNIVERSE (initial draft)
This brief essay was originally intended to supplement reading materials of a unit of my
Introduction to Philosophy coursethe unit concerning The Existence of God. In particular, it
was intended to supplement readings co
1. In class, your instructor described the typical scientific skeptic (regarding some
such paranormal claim as that Bigfoot exists) in this way:
A. They neither affirm nor deny the existence of Bigfoot; but they deny that the
evidence yet warrants
(DRAFT OF) STUDY GUIDE FOR TEST 1 (ETHICS) I. Preliminaries What characterizese a philosophical issue, according to your instructor? (He focussed on three aspects of classic philosophical questions or issues.) Explain. What are the three major areas
PLATO’S EUTHYPHRO & the “Divine Command Theory”
1. Plato’s dialogue Euthyphro (we’ll focus only on the first half of this dialogue)
2. My LECTURE NOTES re the “Divine Command Theory,” which is closely associated with Plato’s
Aristotle's Ethics Main lecture topics: Socrates/Plato/Aristotle Aristotle's chief issue: the good life The notion of TELEOLOGY Modern science and teleology Teleology in Aristotle's ethics A's remark about accuracy/precision The good life and "ends"
SHAW ON (ETHICAL) RELATIVISM A companion to the article (by RB) Essentially, Bauer's notes Background Reminder: philosophical reflection tends to concern the abstract and general (compare with the natural sciences, which concern the concrete); typica