What It Is Like to Have an Experience
The knowledge argument is a philosophical thought experiment, conceived by Frank Jackson in
his article entitled Epiphenomenal Qualia. The experiment is as follows: Mary is an intelligent scientist
and test subject wh
Smart on Topic Neutral
Fundamentally, humans seem to have this conception that there are two separate and distinct
subjects we could be referring to when we think about ourselves: our minds, the mental, or our bodies, the
physical. For centuries, philosop
THE PRIMARY PHASE IS MOSTLY CONDUCTED THROUGH THE
PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT . IT 'S INVOLVED WITH GIVING THE BRAND NEW
EMPLOYEE A FRIENDLY WELCOME BRIEFING HIM WITHIN THE CONCERNS
INVOLVED WITH THE COMPANY'S HERITAGE, MERCHANDISE , WELL BEING
CHAIN REFERS TO THE VERTICAL PLACEMENT OF SUPERIORS ESTABLISHING
FROM THE MANAGER GOVT AT THE TOP BY MEANS OF THE MIDDLE STAGE TO
THE SUPERVISORY LEVEL AT THE BOTTOM.
SUITABLE SCALAR CHAIN OR
LINE OF COMMAND IS PREREQUISITE FOR AMAZING ORGANIZATION . (XII
ATTENDANCE, ATTITUDE , COOPERATIVENESS ETC. IN FOLLOW, RANKING
TENDS TO CLUSTER ON THE HIGH SIDE WITH THIS SYSTEM .
METHOD SOME OF THE SIMPLEST APPROACHES OF PERFORMANCE
APPRAISAL IS RATING SYSTEM.
THE SUPERVISOR EVALUATES ALL THE
PHYSIQUE. IT ENCOMPASSES THE LONG- RANGE AMBITIONS AND INSURANCE
POLICIES OF GROUP AND IS INVOLVED WITH COMPANY OUTCOME AS A
SUBSTITUTE THAN SECTIONAL GOAL .
TOP STAGE PLANNING IS ABSOLUTELY
LONG-VARIETY AND IS INEXTRICABLY LINKED WITH LONG-TERM GOALS. IT
Notes - the Aesthetics of nature: Ecology, appreciation, and conversation
not lear what environmental is - has to do with morality
ethics extend only to things that can be persons
we recognize that theres virtue and cooperation
this is a way of th
Substance = the stuff that does the other stuff; substace does not equal body.
matter is substance that bodies are made of.
if substance = body then a change in body = a change in substance
a change in body does not = a change in substance
what is a real thing?
But. why be a skeptic?
Knowledge of the external world
Real Thing = sensible thinks
bundles of sensible properties (ex. an apple)
behave consistently; are not the product of my will
Scientific view (more
Locke - Personal Identity
responsibility/action. We hold people responsible for their actions.
Event - something that happens / causal experiences that are caused by physics
Action - belief and desire and
Rationalists - the source of everything is reason
reasoning comes from experience - cant be the source of knowledge
knowledge requires deductive certainty
knowledge is stronger beliefs
common sense says we mean we cant be wrong when ccant be wrong w
what its like
reason about ideas
just something philosophers do
We need a way to evaluate our ideas
- called epistemology - studying how we do ontology. Cant do ontology without
empiricism : sourceof knowledg
- to perceive things by knowing/ having knowledge
- empiricism: observing/observations
- rationalism: using reason to think rationally; reasoning
- The best type of knowledge is non-observation not infected by the senses
- idealism: all that ex
Representational view of the mind. An idea that there might be a self certifiying
- theres some slip between the way we represent / experience the world and
how it really exists
- there could be error
- different organis
Descartes - meditation 3
ideas, desires, judgement
facts make a judgement
ideas cannot be true or false
truth means correspondence
The sum of two and five is equivalent to seven. necessarily true - entails a contradiction.
- systematically built
Berkeley supports immaterialism - matter does not exist
if matter does not exist, then Newtons theory is false
Berkley is a rationalist - gets our ideas from reasoning
he is an empiricist - knowledge comes from experience/observation (however,
Reading Questions II on Hobbes Leviathan Second installment Read: Ch. 14, 15, 17 Chapter 14 1. What is the right of nature? Liberty? A law of nature? How are laws of nature discovered? How are laws of nature related to the right of nature? Right of nature
Reading Questions on Hobbes Leviathan Hobbes: his Introduction Ch. 6, 9, 10, 11, 13 Note: there is a good glossary in the back of the book (pp. 550-59), which is especially useful for obsolete words and meanings. The Introduction (pp. 3-5) 1. According to
QUANTUM MECHANICS AND ATOMIC PHYSICS Date Mar 1 M Lecture topic Atoms and quantization Reading Assignment
Read TZD 3.1-3.6, 3.10, 3.11 Do problems 3.8, 3.13, 3.22, and 3.44, 3.45* Read TZD 4.1-4.3 Do problems 4.5, 4.7, 4.17, and 4.12; 3.22, 3.45* Do probl