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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Section 13 group 3 10/15

Today in class we took the quiz over Montaigne and the philosophy of science. After that we finished up our midterm group report. Overall I think it went well even with our minor technical difficulties. After we were finished another group started their midterm presentation on spongebob but did not finish.


  1. Pascal

    FQ: T/F pascal was a devout catholic

    FQ: Pascals most well-known book was called _______

    DQ: do you, like pascal, believe in jansenistic predestination and not showing emotions?


    FQ: T/F : philosophy of mind is the same thing as psychology

    DQ: do you believe that the mind and body are two separate entities?

  2. FQ: T/F Pascal had a wager

    DQ: What philosophical wagers do we make in our own lives

    Link: http://www.reddit.com/r/science/comments/b63h1/einstein_newton_and_pascal_decide_to_play_hide/

  3. FQ: T/F Pascal was an optimist.

    DQ: Is Dualism without Interaction far-fetched or can it be logically defended?

  4. "Mind"

    FQ:T/F Those who believe that mind and body are separate things, that each of us has both a mind and body, are called physicalists.

    DQ: Do you believe that humans are more than just physical beings?

    Link: https://philosophynow.org/issues/96/The_Zombie_Threat_to_a_Science_of_Mind
    (Interesting article on zombies from a philosophical point of view)

  5. FQ: What religion was Pascal?

    DQ: Do you think that there is any being beyond what we can physically identify?

    Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NK1Yo6VbRoo