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PHIL 230 Lecture 11: phil 230 l11
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1. Socrates is the shift from natural philosophy to the centrality of moral inquiry: philosophy rooted in finding moral quality in everyday life and living well. If we do ontology, Being, etc. it should serve and inform mo...

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PHIL-230
lorkovic
PHIL-230 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Meletus, True Justice
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Socrates charged in 399 BCE with 2 crimes: impiety, and corrupting the youth; both of which are punishable by death -page 9: Platos account: Socrates does injustices by corrupting the young, and by not believing i...

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PHIL-230
lorkovic
PHIL-230 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Natural Philosophy, Pre-Socratic Philosophy
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Most of what we know about Socrates is through Plato, and a few others: -3 primary sources of Socrates: Aristophanes (playwright of The Clouds in which Socrates is presented as a Sophist), Xenophon (a greek historian, acco...

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PHIL-230
lorkovic
PHIL-230 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Cultural Relativism, Participatory Democracy, Natural Philosophy
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Sophistry: -the main concern for pre-socratics was natural philosophy: how the natural world works (metaphysics, ontology), but also touched on good life, morality, and so forth and other elements of moral and social philo...

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PHIL-230
lorkovic
PHIL-230 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Reductionism, Arche, Atomism
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The Elementalists: all 3 aim to understand the basic elements that move us from Being to becoming, preserving both common sense and philosophy -a middle path avoiding the extremes of rejcting CS or philosophy -will use th...

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PHIL-230
lorkovic
PHIL 230 Lecture 6: phil 230 l6
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Heraclitus: anti-thesisgets rid of Being itself, arguing only the realm of becoming exists (535- 475) -everything inescapably changes (supported by observation); logos changes and shifts. If all things change, all...

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PHIL-230
lorkovic
PHIL-230 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Metempsychosis, Eleatics, Arche
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These 3 philosophical thesis draw on different bases of Being, but all draw on the same framework: that there is two realms, being and becoming, we aim to understand our world of becoming, we need to understand the princip...

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PHIL-230
lorkovic
PHIL-230 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Arche, Anaximander
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The Presocratics -most excerpts come cited from later philosophers such as Plato and Aristotle; interpretations will differmay be critical of it when citing it/manipulate what was said (ie Aristotle disagreed with many pr...

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PHIL-230
lorkovic
PHIL-230 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Ancient Greek Philosophy
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On the origins of the universe: in the beginning, there was nothingonly chaos, the abyss. Earth arises first, and is the basis for all things; the underworld also arises. Eros (god of love) begins the gods -begins...

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PHIL-230
lorkovic
PHIL-230 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Ancient Greek Philosophy, Ancient Greek, Theogony
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Why study greek philosophy? -informs the present; notion that history is irrelevant fails. -philosophy of now; occurs in the present but is not ahistoricaloccurs in a context and the influence is bidirectional between his...

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PHIL-230
lorkovic
PHIL-247 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Dasein, Ontic, Martin Heidegger
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-Being is continually talked about: as essences, as existence, in description, and that something is (ie that somethings a true statement) -this is what is to be asked about -what is to be ascertained? The meaning o...

Philosophy
PHIL-247
c. rodgers
PHIL-247 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Edmund Husserl, Martin Heidegger, Dasein
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Heidegger: -Being versus being: particular entities (being) versus Being itself (time) -Dasein: that being, that entity that has its own being: an entity that is related to Being (ontology). That which in all cases is min...

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PHIL-247
c. rodgers
PHIL-247 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Edmund Husserl, Reductionism, Intentionality
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Husserl: -Frere rejects psychologism: critiques Husserl for falling into the trap of psychologism -psychologism argues that if we know of something it derives from mental states. Much is reduced to simply being a ...

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PHIL-247
c. rodgers
PHIL-247 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Bourgeoisie, Social Conflict, Eugenius Warming
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Christianity is first of all a particularistic, family and slavish reaction against the pagan universalism of the Citizen-Masters. But it is more than that. It also implies the idea of a synthesis of the Particular and the...

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PHIL-247
c. rodgers
PHIL-247 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Bourgeoisie, Legal Personality
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Page 47-60: the fundamental periods of history: -master, slavery, and overcoming (the synthesis of master and slave, the creation of the universal and homogenous stateattributed to Napoleon) -genuine overcoming is real, u...

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PHIL-247
c. rodgers
Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Dualism (Philosophy Of Mind), Ethical Egoism, Noumenon

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