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Monday, November 17, 2014

Section 13 Group 3 11-17-14

Today in class we took a quiz over our assigned readings.
Regarding Presentations:
We narrowed down who will be presenting however PHIL is deciding when you will present so be looking in the margins for your day.
Patty and Alex are definitely presenting form our group
Nikki, Jim, Kyle and Peyton will be writing 2,000 word essays.
We are still unsure what Amanda, Shania, Nathan and Ricardo are doing for their projects.
We did not have time for any discussion on Marx or Kierkegaard.

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  2. Pierce and James
    FQs
    1. T/F C.S. Pierce believed philosophy should be more scientific?
    2. Where did Pierce and James lecture?
    DQ
    1. How do you know other people have minds?
    Nietzsche
    FQs
    1. In what book did Nietzsche's character search for god and couldn't find him?
    2. Nietzsche considered himself a ___.
    DQ
    1. Do you think creating new values with out considering other's interests is a good or bad idea?
    Freud
    FQS
    1. Frued believed that a persons _____ could cause hysteria
    2. The ____ content of a dream is the real meaning of the dream.
    DQ
    1. Do you think that a belief in god comes from out child-like desires to be protected? Why or why not?
    Aaron Ridley on Nietzsche
    FQ
    1. T/F Nietzsche thought the socratic/ Christian way of life was beneficial.
    DQ
    1. Do you think that art makes life livable?
    Robert B. Talisse on the Pragmatists and truth
    FQ
    1. Pragmatism is close to ___ positivism.
    DQ
    1. Do you agree with James's or Pierce's view on Pragmatism? Why?
    Pragmatism part 1
    FQ
    1. William James stated "The history of Philosophy is to a great extent that of a certain clash if human ___."
    DQ
    1. Are you tender-minded or tough-minded? Is it better to be one over the other? Can a person be both?

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  3. almost forgot my link!!
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wHWbZmg2hzU

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  4. FQs:
    1. What two god figures does Nietzsche personify?
    2. T/F Peirce really admired James' Pragmatism.
    DQs:
    1. What is your theory to prove others have minds? Or do you not believe others do?
    2. Is it possible that your dreams have a hidden meaning? If so please give an example.
    Link:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i7Sd31DbHVQ

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  5. pierce and james

    FQ: where did pierce and James lecture?

    DQ: do you agree with James that truth means correspondence with the facts? why or why not

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qSJnEFEtGJc

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  6. Jim Bratton9:37 AM CST

    FQs and DQs for November 24

    "Russell"
    FQs
    1. What were Bertrand Russell's main interests as a teenager?
    2. What was the name of Russell's book, which got him into trouble?
    DQs
    1. How would you describe Russell's way of thinking?

    "Ayer"
    FQs
    1. What was the name of Ayer's book, published in 1936?
    2. Empirically verifiable statements give us _________.
    DQs
    1. Do you agree with Ayer that moral judgments are literally nonsense?

    "Sartre, De Beauvoir, Camus"
    FQs
    1. What was the name of De Beauvoir's early feminist book?
    2. "There is only the meaning each of us creates through our _______".
    DQs
    1. Do you think that life has no meaning at all until we give it choices?

    "Mellor"
    FQs
    1. Ramsey learned which language in "next to no time"?
    2. Michael Ramsey, Frank's brother, says that Frank was always interested in what?

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