1. Examine three federal policies discussed in the chapter and explain the ramifications of said
policies on the Native American population. Which policy do you believe to be the most detrimental to Native Americans? Why?
Three examples of major fe
1. List and discuss the five characteristics of a minority or subordinate group. Which characteristic has the greatest impact in identifying a minority or subordinate group? Why?
The five characteristics of a minority or subordinate group are: uneq
1. Identify and discuss the factors that explain why Asian Americans have not been more active
in the political scene. Which factor do you believe causes the greatest concern for the Asian
There are six factors that are reason to be
1. Discuss the political presence of Latinos in the United States. What do you predict for Hispanic and Latino politicians in the future?
The presence of Latinos in politics has been steadily increasing. In the 60s, at the heart of
the activist per
1. List and explain the current patterns of immigration to the United States. Identify todays foreign-born population.
Immigration patterns of the United States include: the exact number of immigrants migrating over have changed over the years due
1. List and explain the various terms used to describe the diverse population of the United States.
Various terms have described the diversity of the United States. The first being E Pluribus
Unum, translating from to mean out of many, one.It becam
philosophy midterm review
NATURAL LAW AND OTHER POINTS:
1. What were the five central conditions of slavery in the United States? Explain how slavery
influences society today.
The five central conditions of slavery in the United States included: slavery was for life,
the status was inherited, slaves wer
Yemima Dewi Fortuna
Monday, April 24 2017
What Are We
As we noticed, we are guided by our sensory that is perceived through our minds. Our
minds and body are closely related, as actions cannot be made without any
1. For Christianity, what is basically wrong with humankind is
(d) All of the above
2. Reality, for Augustine
(b) Comprises God, as Creator, and all Gods creation
3. Both Augustine and Aquinas maintain that the nature of evil consists in
Mixed Quiz #1 (From the lectures as well as from the textbook/readings). Answer True or False/or select
1) Parmenides denies that becoming is an illusion. FALSE
2) We are morally good only to the extent that we possess knowledge of the virtu
1. One of the problems of the Forms is that
a. Forms seem to mix and match
b. Forms seem not to be absolute
c. Forms seem to be derived from only THE GOOD
d. All of the above
e. None of the above
2. The Pre-Socratic thinkers searched for
a. Universal defi
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Prof. Kenneth Rudnick
1 March 2017
Three Wise Monkeys
Three wise monkeys essentially is a Japanese proverbial principle saying, see no evil,
hear no evil, speak no evil. The three monkeys are Mizaru, covering
1) What is Nietzsches Theory of Human Nature? How does Nietzsches idea of tragedy, suffering, and
resentment relate to the Apollonian and Dionysian? That man is diseased. Is there any cure for
Nietzsche believes human nature is just a euphemism for
Study Guide Philosophical Inquiry
This is intended to guide your study. Since some of the concepts are interrelated,
answering one helps to answer the other. Be certain to review the chapter on
Aristotle in the textbook.
Why does Aristotle em
These questions are intended to provide a basic review of the material covered since
the second test. Consider how the concepts are related to one another. Connections?
Be certain to review both the textbook and the assigned readings.
1. One of the problems of the form is that
- forms seem to mix and match
- forms seem not to be absolute
- forms seem to be derived from only the good
- ALL OF THE ABOVE
2. The Pre-socratic thinkers searched for
- Explanatory of unifying principles
St. Hildegard of Bingen
Benedictine Abbess and Doctor of the Church
Important Public Figure
1. Mystical/Theological works
a. Scivias (Scito Vias Domini)
b. Liber Vitae Meritorum
c. Liber Divinorum Operum
2. Scientific Works
Cosmological vs Ontological arguments for the existence of God (feat.
Anselm & Aquinas)
Appeal to empirically verifiable facts, & argue that the best (or only)
explanation of those facts is that God exists.
Contains at least one
SHORT ANSWER QUESTIONS
1. In the Euthyphro,the character Euthyphro makes three attempts to define
piety. On his
third attempt, he says that the pious is what is loved by all of the gods. In
response to this definition, Socrates poses a famous question, wh
Question 1. Briefly explain the difference between so-called ontological and cosmological
arguments for the existence of God. In your answer, identify one example of each from our
reading or class discussion. (argument)
Ontological arguments and cosmologi
God vs god
god: general term used for multiple beings, entities and/or pagan
God: single, supreme being
President of the USA/ Commander in
St. Thomas Aquinas
- Angelic Doctor
- One of his work was to reconcile Christian theology with natural science
- Wrote a lot of important works, not only in philosophy and theology,but also commentaries on
scripture, hymns, and poetry.
Study Questions for Augustine
(Page numbers refer to On Free Choice of the Will, trans. Thomas Williams)
Book One (pp. 1-28):
Question 1: Is God the cause of evil according to Augustine?
Question 2: What does Augustine say is the only condition under whic
A Contemporary Introduction to Free Will
The Free Will Problem
Preliminary account of Free Will
An action is free if and only if the agent has two abilities
1. To perform the action
2. To refrain from performing it
Determinism: whatever h
1.Explain Anselms ontological argument. Consider objections to this
argument. Are any of these objections forceful? Can the argument be
developed in a such a way as to respond to these objections?
Anselms Ontological Argument
1. God is the greatest possib
1. Explain (both parts) of the primary charge against Socrates
as depicted in the Apology. Then explain how he responds (to
each part) of the charge.
The primary charge accuses Socrates of a) corrupting the youth b)
not acknowledging the gods of the city