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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Plato's Beard (16,2) STUDY QUESTIONS

Here they are. I had to add a few extra to get ten, but no problem.
FQ: What idea is Rousseau best know for? (General Will).
FQ: What is the name of the Voltaire's novel and the name of the main character in it? (Candide)
FQ: What idea for belief in God did Pascal invent? (Pascal's Wager)
FQ: Berkeley was a _________ because he denied that material things exist? (Immaterialist)
FQ: What is defined as, projecting human qualities, such as compassions, on non-human being?  (anthropomorphism)
FQ: Was Hume religious? (no, he was most likely an atheist)
FQ. What argument for God's existence did Hume attack. (The Design Argument)
FQ: According to Hume,  what is the only Catholic remedy, fitted for all persons and all dispositions, and is alone able to subvert that abstruse philosophy and metaphysical jargon? (Accurate and just reasoning)
FQ: who was an Irish philosopher who became known as Bishop of Cloyone? (George Berkeley)
FQ: What is God, according to Spinoza? (Nature)
Study up!


  1. (16-2)
    Good luck to everyone on Exam 2.
    FQ: What was the name Immanuel Kant's most famous book? (The Critique of Pure Reason)
    DQ: Kant thought that emotion should not factor into morality. Rather morality is determined by reasoning and determining if it is your duty to make certain decisions. Do you think emotion is irrelevant when making moral decisions?
    Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gbEOwwHHq4M

  2. good luck guys on the exam!

  3. Anonymous5:34 PM CDT

    Anthony Helton 16-3
    Good Luck

  4. Taylore (16-2)1:04 AM CDT

    I agree with Moore's idea that "good" is undefinable, because what maybe be good to you, maybe bad to someone else. Although your taught what is believed to be bad or good, there's is no true definition.
    FQ: Moore argued that ____ as indefinable? [ "good"]
    DQ: What or who determines what is good or bad? Do you believe that "good" is universally understood

  5. I disagree with Kant, emotions can be used when dealing with morality; however, we should try to minimize them.

    FQ: Which philosopher believed that it was your molar duty whatever the consequences and whatever the circumstances were? ( Immanuel Kant)

    DQ: Do you think receiving pleasure and minimizing pain is the one of the biggest achievements for humans? And is it the only one we should strive for?

    three minute philosophy on Immanuel Kant :

  6. Michael (16-2)11:24 AM CDT

    Good luck today guys!
    FQ: Who wrote A Philosophical Enquiry? (Edmund Burke)
    DQ: Do you agree with burke's views?