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Monday, September 22, 2014

Section 13 Group 2 9/22 discussion

We talked about many things today, but we began with the question of how we came into existence. We discussed several different views on this, as well as thoughts on bringing children into the world and the morality of how and when this happens.

9 comments:

  1. I am posting my FQs, DQs and link here because i cannot find the section 13 group 3 post
    LH Anselm and Aquinas
    FQs
    1. T/F Anselm was an italian philosopher
    2. T/F Aquinas believed god was the first cause
    DQs
    1. Do you believe that there was a first cause? If so, was it god?
    PB
    FQs
    1. What philosopher influenced Aquinas' views on ethics?
    DQs
    1. Do you agree with Betham that heaven is a sensation?
    Politics
    FQ
    1. What is an egalitarian?
    DQs
    1. Can you think of a way that equal distribution of money can work and be beneficial for everyone?
    Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUcQJiudOYQ

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  2. FQ: What British philosopher opposed the views of Aristotle and Aquinas on ethics?

    DQ: Do you believe happiness is an activity or a feeling? Why?

    Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oR9OKFZ_Zxo (skip the first minute, it's just an introduction of the speaker, whom I find humorous and interesting).

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  3. FQ: People who argue for some form of equality are called?

    DQ: To what extent do you think equality should be enforced by the government?

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  4. FQ: Thomas Aquinas wrote a book with five arguments of God's existence. What was the book?
    DQ: Do you agree with Anselm's argument that God must exist because we can imagine him?
    LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUcQJiudOYQ

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  5. FQs:
    What century did Aquinas live in?
    T/F Aquinas took from Plato's ethics.
    DQs:
    If you had to prove of Gods existence/nonexistence how would you go about doing so? Scientifically, faithfully, realistically... etc?
    If the infinite progress and regress of effects and causes were true would they eventually over lap?
    Link:
    http://www.catholic.org/saints/fun_facts_arch.php?saint=2530


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  6. FQ:
    Was Aquinas a saint? T/F?

    DQ:
    Does questioning one's faith make it stronger or weaker?

    Link:
    http://www.reddit.com/r/DebateAnAtheist/comments/1vyere/the_five_arguments_of_stthomas_of_aquinas/

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  7. Anselm and Aquinas

    FQ: Anselm's Argument in his book "proslogion" was that god is the _____ being imaginable

    DQ: does looking up at the seeming infiniteness of the cosmos help support your belief in god?

    A.K. on Aquinas Ethics

    FQ: T/F: Aquinas helped Aristotle's teaching become more acceptable by the church

    DQ: Do you agree that you can follow Aquinas's philosophies without committing to Christianity?

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  8. "Anselm and Aquinas"
    FQs
    What did Gaunilo think about Anselm's reasoning about God?
    What is the name of the book written by Anselm that includes information pertaining to God being "the greatest being unimaginable?"
    DQs
    Do you think that there are different forms of belief pertaining to God on a non religious stance?
    Do you think that God becomes a different idea on a spiritual level versus a religious one?

    Link:http://www.saintaquinas.com/belief_in_God.html

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  9. FQ: The people who argue for some form of equality are known as what?

    DQ: Aquinas's First Cause Argument states that to begin literally everything that exists there must have been an uncaused cause, God, to occur first. Do we agree with this? why or why not?

    Link on Peter Kreeft's discussion of the First Cause Argument
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MoxuuAqXBpA

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