Monday, October 28, 2013
10 FQ Philosoraptors
Here are the 10 FQ's. If you recognize your question and happen to have the page marked in your book/know what page it is on, please let me know today in class so I can add the page numbers.
Q: Who came up with the argument of "the wager"?
Q: What is Descartes's best known contribution to mathematics?
A: The Cartesian coordinates, or Cartesian plane. (LH pg. 63)
Q: What philosopher wrote the book "Ethics", but did not live to see it published?
Q: Which Scottish philosopher, influenced by John Locke, set out to explain the nature humanity and our place in the universe? (p. 100)
Q: Which of Berkeley's contemporaries said, "I refute this" while kicking a stone across a street and denying Berkeley's philosophy?
A: Samuel Johnson
Q: Which philosopher considered descriptions to be broken into two categories: Primary and Secondary?
A: John Locke
Q: What philosopher viewed the world as a "puzzle" and it is not what we think it is, but simply just a projection of our mind?
Q: What philosopher wrote his book "the Ethics" in geometrical style?
Q: What philosopher believed that an object is just a collection of ideas that you and other people have of it and that it doesn't have any existence beyond that?
Q: Why was Spinoza excommunicated from the Jewish church?
A: He believed that God and Nature were one in the same, and that God does not care about anything or anyone, because that would be assigning human-like characteristics to an unhuman entity.