Modifying The Traditional Analysis o f Knowledge
5. It is possible to argue that in our examples Smiths reasons just are not very good
reasons. But as noted at the end of Section IA, one can make Smiths reasons as
strong as one likes. No response along th
grounds that they depend on (what they regard as) mistaken views about what
is required for knowledge. Some defenders of nonevidentialist theories may
think that it is a virtue of their theory that it thus avo
Assignment 2: PHI141. Introduction to Philosophy
Total Marks: 10
(Total assignment word limit is 500 words. Should submit typed copies (hardcopy) and also
send soft copies to both my ([email protected]) and tutor ([email protected] ) email ids.)
Assignment 1: PHI141. Introduction to Philosophy
Total Marks: 10
Moral Justification and Epistemic Justification
1. Briefly explain, in your own words, the notions of moral justification and epistemic
justification and also the distinction between the two
THE TRADITIONAL MIND-BODY PROBLEM
a. Mind-Body Interaction
Philosophers have puzzled much over the question how there could possibly exist causal
connections between what goes on in the mind and what goes on in the body and its
physical environment. A
UNIVERSALS AND PARTICULARS
The foregoing discussions of some issues of analytic ethics may have conveyed to the reader
a sense of what this "method of logical analysis," to be pursued throughout the book, is and
what it can achieve. It is nothing else b
Topics which I have discussed in the class so far
Philosophy as a conceptual analysis.
Normative vs Descriptive analysis
Defining the concepts by providing necessary and sufficient condition
Defining as distinguishing
Total Marks: 25
Instruction: Please evaluate views rather than merely describing it.
(Answer one of the following in not more than 700 words. The question carries 10
1. Explain notion of scepticism and dream argument. Crit
The Traditional Analysis of Knowledge
cl. Knowing when: S knows when A will (or did) happen.
The editor knew when J. D. Salingers book would be published.
Knowing how: S knows how to A.
Knowing facts: S knows p.
D. Salinger knows how
INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY
Introduction to Philosophy
WHAT IS PHILOSOPHY?
Philosophy is derived from the two Greek word: Philia (Love)
and Sophia (Wisdom): Love of Wisdom
It enhances analytical, critical, reflective in
Determinism & Free Will
Determinism & Free Will @IITK, By Pujarini Das
Etymology of meta means above or beyond and physics is
derived from physis which means nature
It deals with the question of reality or
PHI 141: Introduction to Philosophy
This course aims to introduce the most basic questions and discussions in philosophy both
from the thematic and historical perspectives. The thematic perspective will include
discussions on metaphysics