Candis Schonekas October 19, 2007
In his fourth meditation, Descartes undergoes the huge task of giving an account of error, or a reason why people make mistakes. Sure, it is obvious that as humans, we err in countless ways, but explaining why this
Ch. 10: Intelligence Intelligence- mental quality consisting of the ability to learn from experience, solve problems, and use knowledge to adapt to new situations. General intelligence (g)- a general intelligence factor that, according to Spearman and oth
Ethics Reading Packet
School of Continuing Studies
Dr. Terence Hoyt
Quotes to ponder
In questions of science, the authority of a 1000 is not worth the reasoning of a single humble individual.
Human happiness depend
Chapter 6: Sensation and Perception I. SENSING AND PERCEIVING THE WORLD A. What is sensation? B. What is perception? SENSORY SYSTEM Functions A. Detect A.1. Sensory receptors A.1.a. Adaptation decreased response B. Encode B.1. Transduction - conversion B.
Page of NotesQuestion#5: 4 Types of Individuals. 1. Philosophers: The Few in society, less than 1%. Can include Religious (Jesuits) Motive: The good-life in itself. Result: good life and salvation. 2. Thraymachus' "strong man" -<1% (mafia type) Motive: "t
Notes for Final-Ethics Question #5 Freewill vs. Determinism Historical Background-Scientific revolution as well as political freedom of 1700s. Aristotle had 2 ways at looking at the universe 1. The universe can be explained in terms of physical casue. 2.
Mid-Term, Spring 2009
You may work with others to prepare for the exam. However, if you do this, you must write the
answers on your own. You can bring one 8 by 11 blank sheet with you with as many notes as
you can type on it.
Pick 4 of the
Intro to Philosophy
Bacons Four Idols
In Book I of Novum Organum, Francis Bacon discusses the misguided attempts at
understanding science.This discussion begins in Aphorism 37 when he states that the
knowledge of Nature is not altog
Defense of Poetry: Poetry and Society
Friday, December 10, 2010
In A Defense of Poetry, Shelley defends the importance of Poetry and its
power in society. Shelley describes principles of imagination, which are the essence