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Monday, March 24, 2014

TMNP -Comment here, if you haven't already

We didn't have a post, soooo if you haven't already posted on another group's post, comment here.


  1. FQ:Who was the Irish philosopher who became Bishop of Cloyne? A: George Berkeley
    FQ: Did Berkeley think the notion of the outside world made sense? A: No
    FQ: Who kicked a stone and said "I refute it thus."? A: Samuel Johnson
    FQ: What kind of person thinks all that exists are ideas? A: idealist
    DQ: If a tree falls in the forest with no one around, does it make a noise?
    DQ: When you leave your bedroom, does it continue to exist when no one is watching it?
    DQ: Does the light really go off when you close the fridge?
    Link: If a tree falls in the forest does it make a sound? | Coma Niddy University: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Z9wMF-kwFM

  2. DQ: Can philosophy flourish as a practice of Rortyan persuasion and decision?
    FQ: Who said "rational persuasion is simply one social practiceamong others"?

    Adam Bartikins and Charles Habacker walked and talked about perception, how do we know wether or not anything we see and hear is really there?

  3. FQ- What is the Design Argument and which philosopher Scottish philosopher didnt agree with it? (The argument for the existence of God and David Hume).
    FQ- What book did Rouseau write that has the the opening phrase 'Man was born free, and everywhere he is in chains'?(The social Contract)

  4. Morganne Stanfill12:54 PM CDT

    I could not find my group's post, so I'll place my questions and link here.

    DQ: Some believe Hume is an atheist. Would you consider him to be?

    FQ: Which Scottish philosopher set out to explain the nature of humanity, our place in the universe by how we acquire knowledge, and the limits of what we learn by using learn? David Hume (LH 100)

    LINK: Go look at the 3 minute philosophy video