Aristotle on Virtue
God and beast
Virtue as a Process of Living
In Book 1, Aristotle tells us that everything we do aims at some
goal (or good). Some things we do or study as a means to a further
end, other things we do for their own sake.
To shirk; evade work or responsibility.
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Similar yet Contrasting Philosophical Concepts
Socrates thoughts pertain to every aspect of life, especially integrity, Yet I know that it is
just this plainness of speech, which rouses indigna
PHI 2010: Rubric for 5-page papers
Criteria for Grade: For each question in I, your instructor has given you a score of
0-7, with 7 the highest score, for each in II & III, 0-3
I. Paper (70%)
1. Does this paper have a clear and interesting thesis?
What is the starting point of existentialism?
A. Gabriel Marcel coined this term.
What, according to Sartre, are the two sorts of existence? In answering this,
explain the distinction between facticity and transcendence.
A. Facticity- conditi
Three types are arguments:
Which one or ones rely on God to explain the existence of the
Difference between extension and intension
Terms: vague, ambiguous, argument, inductive vs. deduc
Some general tips
A strong intro gives some context for the topic
It ends with a thesis and an organizational statement
After reading the intro, a reader should know what your stance is,
how the rest of the paper will be organized, and why t
Is reality what we really imagine it all to be? Are dreams really the reality in which we
live? These two remarkable questions have been sparked by one curious philosopher of the past
named Rene Descartes. Through his three stories, mediation one
Contingency, Necessity, and Other
Logical Possibility and Necessity
p is logically possible, if there is no contradiction in x being
true or false in the actual world. Assume that p=unicorns
exist. In fact, the actual world does not con