N.B. Whenever applicable, the questions below must be understood as inclusive of the
clause according to the relevant author. For example, question 33 is to be understood
as: How do I relate to my body according to Descartes?
The Trial and
Lecture 1: January 7.
This course is an introduction to philosophy. So I will begin by saying what philosophy is
and then I will explain how the texts I have chosen for this course can be understood as
providing a good introduction to philosophy.
Course Packet for
This course packet includes:
Model answers for two study questions
a. Lecture 1: January 7
b. Lecture 2: Jan
Is wealth the highest good? Why (or why not)?
No. Because a highest good is to be pursued for its own sake and money
is to be pursued for the sake of something else.
Give one argument for and one argument against the following claim: it
is correct to call
UC Irvine, Spring Quarter 2013
Phil 1: Introduction to Philosophy
Study Guide for the Midterm Exam
Part 1: Argumentation Theory
(1) Explain the difference between an inductive and a deductive argument?
Deductive argument is when premises gu