27 February 2017
Read section 1.2. Complete exercises I, IV,V and VI. No Stars
2. If public education fails to improve the quality of instruction in both primary and
secondary schools, the
Weekly Paper #8: What Am I?
Lately I have being going through a lot more than I have been use to, with
family, baseball, lose, and school life. And from all this I have being questioning who
and what I am, becaus
Weekly Paper #2: What is Live?
Throughout life you often hear people talking about people living life to the
fullest, or the saying Everybody dies, but not everybody lives. This really confuses
me quite a bit act
Weekly Paper #1: A Little Logic
So in the first week of reading there is a section call A Little Logic. Now this
is something that Im not so good at understanding. How can somebody use only a
little but of logic?
Weekly Paper #5: Is Certainty Possible?
Is there a way to have complete certainty about something, I personally
would say yes in certain situations there is for sure. Now from a scientific point of
view most of w
Weekly Paper #6: Are All Religions True?
Throughout history there has always been the presence of religion. There will
always be religion in the world, but are all religions true? There are an endless
number of r
Weekly Paper #4: Can Evil and God Co-Exist?
Throughout history people have believed in there being a higher power. A
power that created the world, created life, and from all this many stories have been
Weekly Paper #10: Revaluation of Values
How do you know what is right? This is the question that is asked in the
textbook, and really in my opinion it really is are our moral right? well I just
watched the movie
Weekly Paper: Existentialism
This week we didnt have class on Wednesday because many people were
going home for the thanksgiving break, and I was one of those people. But because
we didnt have class we are needin
Weekly Paper #9: Leading the Class
Now this week was my week to lead the class in the discussion about Sophies
World and the textbook. The main focus of Sophies world is about Freud. Now Freud
was more that just
Weekly Paper #3: Civil Disobedience
The first sentence in this section is Are there times when disobeying the law
is morally justified? I dont know if I would agree with saying that there are times
Weekly Paper #7: Remembrance Day
Every year on November 11, is the day that we remember the people who lost
their lives fighting for the freedom that we have today. But everybody has their own
reason for thanking
The Simile of the Line
Analyzing the subject of light using Platos Simile of the Line Should be thought about in four
different categories such as, illusion, belief, mathematical reasoning and intelligence. The first
RUNNING HEAD: AN ARGUMENT FOR EMPIRICISM
An Argument for Empiricism
Angel A. Muro
Philosophy 101-01 Professor Salgado
AN ARGUMENT FOR EMPIRICISM
Empiricism is the epistemological theory that says knowledge derives from sensory
experience. It emphasize
Chp. 1: The Pre-Socratic Philosophers.
5. What do the Pre-Socratics have in common? In other words what is meant by the expression,
The One and the Many?
They want to create general theories about the cosmos using observ
Chp. 2: The Athenian Period
21. Who were the Sophists?
Wise guys. Traveled and gave lectures to those who paid. Lectures were about the nature
of power and persuasion.
Protagoras, Gorgias, Thrasymachus, Callicles, Critia
29. How did Aristotle contradict Platos two-world theory?
Aristotle believe that there was only one world, and we are right in the center of it
30. For Aristotle what is a substance?
An object with both form and matter
27. Summarize Platos Allegory of the Cave
Plato hypothetically speaks of prisoners in a cave, who are chained and facing a wall in
darkness with nothing but a fire that burns behind them; as people pass near the fire, it
46. Summarize St. Anselms Ontological argument. (four sentences)
There are two types of being with God being the first, uncaused, caused. (he argues that
at one point the universe was simply "potential"; so the universe
15. Give some basic details about the life of Siddhartha Gautama, (or The Buddha)
and what events led him to seek enlightenment?
Siddhartha Gautama was a prince who had been shielded by his father his whole life. He
Homework Assignment: H9 Q.s 62-67
62. What is Arthur Schopenhauers basic idea in his book, The world as Will and Idea?
His book was a repeat of Kantian ideas. Schopenhauer agreed with Kant that the human
mind is incapabl
Choose three out of the four essay options which will appear on Quiz 2. They are 10 pts each.
You must write at least ten sentences on each one, and your answers must contain real
information from the class notes and from the book.
1. Plato and Aristotle
For this assignment you will produce a time-line of all the Pre-Socratics listed in
Chp. 1 plus the Buddha section. (Buddha must be included). You will also include
Socrates. It may be produced by computer or
Homework Assignment: H10 Q.s 68-74
68. What does Marx mean by Economic Determinism?
Economic relationships are the foundation on which all other social and political
arrangements are built
69. How does Marx see history?
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Homework Assignment: H12 Q 81-87
Jean Paul Sartre- Note: The Sartre reading is in Blackboard in 20th Century section
81. What is existentialism?
Existentialism is a humanism Humanism is a progressive philosophy of li
Homework Assignment: H11 Q.s 75-80
Chp 6: Post Kantian and British and Continental Philosophy
75. What does Nietzsche mean when he says that there are no original texts?
Because the great texts such as the bible, the ve
Know terms on study guides (strict definitions)
Transcendental: an inquiry not of the external world, but into the subject, asking
in a reflective way how a rational mind works to produce its results; also the
structures and operat
The Christian Tradition I. The Roman Period 1. What were the seven basic subjects of Roman education? The seven liberal arts were composed of grammar, rhetoric, logic, arithmetic, geometry, astronomy, and harmonia (music). II. Martianus Capella 1. Who was