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Monday, October 28, 2013

The A-Team: Section 16

Exam 2 Review Questions:

1.      What college was named after George Berkeley? (UC Berkeley)

2.      Which eighteenth believed that we can only know the result of a future event by drawing on past experience? (David Hume)

3.      What was Berkeley's philosophy called? (Immaterialism)

4.      Which American philosopher enrolled at the University of Chicago at the age of 14? (Rorty)

5.      What philosopher believed an object ceased to exist when no one is observing it? (Berkeley)

6.      Who believed God is everything and believed God is nature? (Spinoza)

7.      Which American philosopher's work "Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature" criticized modern epistemology? (Rorty)

8.      Spinoza was a ____? (Rationalist)

9.      ________ is defined as, projecting human qualities, such as compassions, on non-human being. (Anthropomorphism)

10.  What area of philosophy was Berkeley famous for? (Metaphysics)



  1. Andrew 16-110:28 AM CDT

    FQ: What two prizes did Durant win during his lifetime? (Pulitzer Prize and Presidential Medal of Freedom) AP 170
    DQ: Should some topics be "off limits" for philosophy?

    Sorry i forgot to e-mail my questions over the weekend.
    http://shandresen.typepad.com/ (touchy subjects few believe to be left alone)

  2. Taylore (16-2)11:48 AM CDT

    The A-Team is always on their A-game with everything. Keep up the good work guys!!!

  3. Ricky (16-3)7:42 PM CDT

    FQ: Edmund Burke, regarded as one of the founders of modern conservatism, combined ______ ______ and _____ ______. (political experience and philosophical insight)

    DQ: Why must we compromise for things we seek? Ex: Politics

    3 minute video about who is Edmund Burke

  4. Anonymous9:41 PM CDT

    abigail jones (16,3) i'm going on and doing my post for Wednesday (exam 2 day) and of course my group did not submit a post yet so i'm just going to do it on this one.

    FQ: who believed we were all walking around the world with a "filter"? immanuel kant
    DQ: do you believe you walk around with a filter? why or why not?


    1. I think Kant made a really good point with the filter. I think we do all have a certain perception about things, and we probably can't distinguish that from "absolute truth"