Phil 201 Liberty Univers Essays and Term Papers

  • Phil 201 - Liberty University - "Lesson" Study Guide #4

    PHIL 201 Study Guide Lesson 4: Making Claims and Defining Terms Points: A) The seven preliminary matters in preparing to philosophize – 1) Philosophizing involves four psychological traits that improve effective communication:  the courage to examine one’s cherished beliefs critically, ...

      1823 Words | 5 Pages   Rationalism, Tautology (logic), Metaphysics, Reality

  • Phil 201 - Liberty University - "Lesson" Study Guide #3

    PHIL 201 Study Guide Lesson 3: Thinking Critically Points 1) Be able to state common objections and questions often raised against philosophical reasoning and how one might respond to them: a) Quibbling over Words: Philosophy is little more than quibbling over the meaning of words – key terms of...

      2105 Words | 6 Pages   Truth, Argument, Rationalism, Reason

  • Phil 201 - Liberty University - "Lesson" Study Guide #1

    PHIL 201 Study Guide Lesson 1: What is Philosophy? Points 1) Three preliminary qualifications in studying philosophy – 1) it is impossible to distinguish rigidly and conclusively between what counts as a philosophical problem and what does not – borderline cases / 2) none of the characteristics we...

      1506 Words | 5 Pages   Theory, Philosophy, Hypothesis, Falsifiability

  • PHIL 201 Lesson 2

    Study Guide: Lesson 1 Prelude to Philosophy: What is Philosophy? List 4 reasons students often presuppose a low view of philosophy. 1. The image that one has to be super intelligent to do philosophy. 2. As a discipline, most students study it late in their academic development. 3. Most people don't...

      950 Words | 4 Pages   Theory, Science, Rationalism, Philosophy

  • Phil 201-B39

    Essay 1 Plato, Descartes and The Matrix; what a trio of reading that if not for my ability to read without believing everything that was before my eyes, I would not know what to believe. After reading the three synopses I had to regroup and think, did I read this or was this a dream? I will now try...

      612 Words | 2 Pages   Meditations on First Philosophy, Allegory of the Cave, Red pill and blue pill, Neo (The Matrix)

  • PHIL 201 Essay on Utilitarianism

    is the case with most opinions, Mill argues it would be foolish to silence those of different opinion from one's own. Mill argued in his work "On Liberty" that free speech is crucial to the greatest happiness for the greatest number, for happiness in the long term can only be achieved through knowledge...

      1954 Words | 5 Pages   Utilitarianism, Freedom of speech, Hedonism, Truth

  • Phil 201 Study Guide

    are adopting beliefs without much reflection. ~Phil mindset approaches new info critically. Questioning, reflecting, and considering the meaning, value and truthfulness of what we see, read and hear. ~To adopt a phil mindset is to recognize that phil is not just an academic activity within a college...

      2451 Words | 8 Pages   Theory of justification, Rationalism, Argument, Socratic method

  • A Matter of Perception Phil 201

    Thomas Gilmer Phil 201 Essay 6/11/13 A Matter of Perception “How often have I dreamt that I was in these familiar circumstances that I was dressed, and occupied this place by the fire, when I was lying undressed in bed?” Rene Descartes in his writings from Meditations on First Philosophy...

      1825 Words | 5 Pages   Allegory of the Cave, Dream argument, Meditations on First Philosophy, Neo (The Matrix)

  • PHIL 201 Study Guide

    Study Guide: Lesson 13 Justification, Part 1: Noetic Structure Tasks View and take notes on the presentation, “An Overview of Issues in Contemporary Justification, Part 1.” What are 3 characteristics of a person’s noetic structure? The sum total of everything that person believes It recognizes...

      963 Words | 3 Pages   Foundationalism, Coherentism, Epistemology, Existence of God

  • PHIL 201 Do Animals Think

     There can be many answers to the question, “do animals think?” The ability to think is defined as, “to have a conscience mind, to some extent of reasoning, remembering experiences, making rational decisions.” (www.dictionary.com) According to Professor Thomas Nagel from NYU, though human beings may...

      1461 Words | 5 Pages   Reason, Mind, Thomas Nagel, Philosophy of mind

  • Phil 201 Study Guide Lesson 10

    Study Guide: Lesson 10 What is Knowledge? Lesson Overview With this lesson, we begin a new unit on epistemology, which is the philosophical study of knowledge claims. In this first lesson on epistemology, we begin by examining the question “What do we mean when we say we know something?” What...

      876 Words | 3 Pages   Belief, Epistemology, Truth, Virtue

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    Reaction paper By: jekko Araojo To: Mr. Rubio Macario Sakay was a leutenant of KKK which means KATAAS-TAASAN KAGALANG-GALANGANG KATIPUNAN NG BAYAN he was captured by American soldiers and given by amnesty for exchange that he will convince his allies to surrender and accepting that United...

      500 Words | 4 Pages   Katipunan, Philippine–American War, Tagalog Republic, Philippine Revolution

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    PHI 105: Introduction to Philosophy Section 006 (31876): Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30-10:45 am Building D, Room 275 Section 007 (31879): Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11 am-12:15 pm Building L, Room 306 Brett A. Fulkerson-Smith, Ph.D. Office Hours: MW, 8-9:30 am; Department of Philosophy...

      2296 Words | 12 Pages   Academic dishonesty, Reading comprehension, Design, Practice (learning method)

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    On the internet and in bookstores, a thousand gurus tout different remedies for human misery. How can we find out which remedies work? We need to consult one of our greatest gurus, the scientific method. Recently we have seen a dramatic upsurge in scientific studies on Positive Psychology and the science...

      1027 Words | 4 Pages   Ex nihilo, Cosmological argument, Ontological argument, Unmoved mover

  • Phil

    Read case study 29: Pulverizer and discuss the three scenarios presented of Fred's possible courses of actions. How do you think Fred should respond in this case? Why is your suggestion the best alternative? 1. From the first scenario Fred redesigning Model 1 Pulverizer and solving the plugging...

      268 Words | 1 Pages  

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     Hinduism and Buddhism are both religions, which have similarities and differences as well. For starters, both originated in India. Hinduism was brought about first, perhaps about a thousand years before Buddhism came into play. There is still a controversy about if Buddhism has stemmed off from Hinduism...

      870 Words | 3 Pages   Moksha, Nirvana, Reincarnation, Kama

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    Guide to Writing a Resume The purpose of the resume is not to get a job but to get an interview. It is your advertisement to companies and recruiters. You are the product; they are the buyers; it is your job to convince the reader of your resume that you are the product they should buy. The first...

      5467 Words | 41 Pages   Résumé, Teacher, Education in the United States, Database

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    Introduction Objective – The objective of this project was to simulate a small raffle drawing and analyze the effect of various mixing/drawing strategies on the randomness of the ticket numbers that are drawn. Experiments – Forty raffle tickets (cut from a common template) were numbered 1 – 40...

      1344 Words | 6 Pages   Resampling (statistics), Statistical significance, Null hypothesis, P-value

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    Toribio, Marry Grace B. DFI2 Reflection Paper #1 Before you started this course, what have you heard about what Philosophy was all about? What did you think it was? What did you expect to get from it? What subjects do you think would be philosophy’s concern? In what sense, to you, is man a homoviator...

      902 Words | 4 Pages  

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    Monday Oct 6 Short Answer (5 or 6) 5 short answer questions worth 10 point each Could be a Topic, quote, Want: name of philosopher and concept Topics Ancient Greeks Sophists/Socrates Plato Descartes Apology Meno Republic VI + VII Meditations on first philosophy 2 essay questions -4425456965Ancient...

      722 Words | 2 Pages   Ancient Greek philosophy, Evil demon, Meno, Meditations on First Philosophy

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