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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Group 2 Section 12 Summary

During our April 14 class meeting we talked about the criteria of exam exemptions as well as discuss possible philosophies for the final paper/presentation.  We spoke on subjects like the Jetsons and the philosophy associated with the concept. We also spoke on  Disney's philosophy illustrated in its movies. Class was a hodge podge of philosophicall knowledge. Remember group to post FQ and DQ questions.


  1. FQ: Who said, "There is a pervasive human wish to give a rational explanation for the existence of a God or gods? (Carl Sagan)

    DQ: If you could create a clone of yourself, would you?

    Link: http://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/10538.Carl_Sagan
    Some cool quotes from Carl Sagan

  2. jason dziadosz11:50 PM CDT

    on Ramsey, via Hugh Mellor

    FQ: what branch of science was Ramsey best know for studying? (214)

    FQ: according to Mellor's podcast, if you act on your belief's when they are _____, you will get what you want. (218)

    DQ: is there a parallel between Ramsey's beliefs about truth and Pragmatism? is Ramsey a pragmatist?

  3. Morganne Stanfill12:29 PM CDT

    On Bertrand Russell....

    FQ: Who authored "Marriage and Morals", a book questioning the Christian views about the importance of being faithful to your partner (which he did not think was necessary)? Bertrand Russell (LH 183)

    FQ2: Who stated "Either man will abolish war, or war will abolish man"? Bertrand Russell (LH 184)

    DQ: Do you agree with the statement above? Why or why not?

    LINK: http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/russell/

  4. Freud

    FQ: who believed that all people have unconscious wishes and memories?
    DQ: do you believe that dreams reveal your hidden thoughts?
    Link: http://youtu.be/5LNo2RcPTU4

  5. Ayers:
    FQ: What school did Ayers works as a lecturer? Oxford
    DQ: Is metaphysics to be discarded because it cannot be observed?

  6. FQ: Who did Robin Williams play in Awakenings?


    DQ: Do you think politicians communicate well?