PHIL 205: Introduction to Philosophy
Assignment #1: Dreams and Reality
September 14 (at the beginning of class)
Compose a short paper (400 600 words) in which you respond to
the following question. Remember: You are being graded on the
Review Sheet for Exam #1
General comments: Your exam will be composed of two parts. In the
first part, you will have to answer a number of short-answer questions. In
the second part, you will have to answer one longer essay question. In
Rene Descartes (1596-1650) is a mathematician who is the founder of analytic geometry.
He is also a scientist and philosopher. He broke away from medieval philosophical
traditions. At 1616 he obtained a law degree.
His world view is called
Philosophy notes: Recognizing argument Section on exam dealing with different
type of non-argument.
Groups are: simple non-inferential passages
Types of non-argument are:
Warning: no argument just warning about something. Watch out dont slip