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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

NO SOX: GROUP FACTUAL AND DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

I will be updating this post day-to-day as more questions are commented so check back frequently!

FACTUAL:



1. Which philosopher from Group 2's presentation has a computer software named after them? (Pascal)




2. What was Pascal's view of humanity? (Pessimistic)




3. Pascal switched from work in mathematics and science to write about what religion and what where the beliefs? (Jansenism, believed in predestination)



4. What state of matter did Pascal's law apply to? (Liquid)



5. What philosopher discussed multiple personally disorder? (Locke)


6. Rorty was extrapolating from whose suggestion that "fascism may be the American future." (Edward Luttwak)


7. What was Rorty's pragmatic answer to relativism? (that it doesn't exist in the real world)


8. Which Philosopher was described as an idealist and immaterialist? A: George Berkeley


9. What philosopher has a well know university named after them? (Berkeley)



DISCUSSION: 


1. Would it be better to live life believing in God than not believing in him at all? Would there be any benefits from not?

1 comment:

  1. If you believe or not we all have morals and boundaries that assume we have some religious belief. From my living experience I don't know the benefits of not!

    FQ: What philosopher has a well know university named after them? (Berkeley)

    www.plato/stanford/edu/entries/berkeley

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