Confucianism and Human Nature
PHIL 1301 G. Bock
DISCUSS: Compare and contrast the following mottos:
Ancient China: Filial Piety, Goodness, and Ritual: honor your father and your mother;
Modern America: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness:
Hinduism and Buddhism
Hinduism: religion of India, very diverse culture
Pre-Vedic period: until 2900 B.C
Vedic period: until 500 B.C.
Vedas: set of scriptures that came from a group of people called the Aryans- told sto
Biblical Views of Human Nature
WHAT IS JUDAISM?
Religion and ethnicity
The Jewish people are followers of YHWH (Yahweh), descendants of Abraham, and people of
the (Promised) Land.
- Abrahamic faiths: Judaism, Christianity, Islam
Introduction: The Nature and Value of Philosophy
Gregory L. Bock, Ph.D.
DISCUSS: the beginning of life1
DISCUSS: the moral status of the fetus
WHAT IS PHILOSOPHY?
1. Philosophia: Philo means love of; Sophia means wisdom
o the discipline that teaches us how to articulate, hold, and defend our beliefs.