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PHIL 335 Lecture 9: 5 February, Monday

Book written in 70s sev. Decades old Paper isnt just about presenting a very radical perspective of power, but also distinguishing his view from the other 2 more conventional views. He defines them as the: 1Dimensional V...

Philosophy
PHIL 335
Kelin Emmett
PHIL 335 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Commodity Fetishism, Labour Power, European Cooperation In Science And Technology

Alienation - From object(s) of labour - From activity of labour - From species-being - From others Superstructure - State - Phil, religion, metaphysics BASE - Forces of produ...

Philosophy
PHIL 335
Kelin Emmett
PHIL 335 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Voluntary Association

HUMAN NATURE A -- Some interaction -- Some shared values B -- Incomplete unselfishness -- Fallible judgement -- Imperfect Info Lucas wan...

Philosophy
PHIL 335
Kelin Emmett
PHIL 335 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Totalitarianism, Ultimate Power, Class Conflict

Essay - External material is ok, like an example from something going on in the world - Political, other resources - In terms of secondary literature, if you do bring it in, certainly cite it. - N...

Philosophy
PHIL 335
Kelin Emmett
PHIL 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Mental Property, Chapter 27

October 16 Phil100 - Read: John Lacke, An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, BookII, Chapter 27, paragraph 1-26 - Descartess meditations overview - 1. Overcome weak scepticism - 2. Provide a rm foundation for science...

Philosophy
PHIL 100
Jill Mc Intosh
PHIL 100 Lecture 2: Moore

Proof of An External World -> Moore - Provides a response to the skeptic through an appeal to common sense - Two human hands exist by saying here is one hand and making a certain gesture with the left while saying her...

Philosophy
PHIL 100
Jill Mc Intosh
PHIL 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Descriptive Knowledge, Necessity And Sufficiency, Truth Condition

What do I know about the external world? -> In order to know these things, they must be real. Do I know right now I am not in the Matrix (computer simulations)? Do I know right now that I am not a brain-in-a-vat (BIV)? ...

Philosophy
PHIL 100
Jill Mc Intosh
PHIL 100 Lecture 2: Lec2

Last week we have: Standard conception of knowledge: Justified, true, belief. (JTB) Weak sceptic: Justification must provide certainty for a belief, but its not possible to attain this. Descartes: It is possible to meet th...

Philosophy
PHIL 100
Jill Mc Intosh
PHIL 100 Lecture 12: Lec12

LECTURE12 Compatibilist theory of free will (compatibilism) 1. Some actions are free. 2. CD is true. 3. Therefore, FW and CD are compatible. Ayer: We need to get clear on what freedom is properly contrasted with o We thin...

Philosophy
PHIL 100
Jill Mc Intosh
PHIL 100 Lecture 9: Lec9

LECTURE 9 Recap Locke: I reject the Soul Criterion of Personal Identity Soul Criterion: A person now is the same person in the past iff she has the same soul EpistemicMetaphysical claim: We dont know if the mind is mater...

Philosophy
PHIL 100
Jill Mc Intosh
PHIL 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Cosmological Argument, Evil Demon, Underdetermination

- Cartesian Circle: Antoine Arnauld: Descartes argument for the existence of God to prove the C&V criterion is question-begging - Cosmological Argument 1. I have an idea of an infinite and perfect ...

Philosophy
PHIL 100
Jill Mc Intosh
PHIL 100 Lecture 11: Lec11

LECTURE11 Introduction to the problem of Free Will In 1974, Patty Hearst was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army She robbed a bank with the SLA Did Hearst act freely when she robbed the bank? Are all our actions...

Philosophy
PHIL 100
Jill Mc Intosh
PHIL 100 Lecture 13: Lec13

LECTURE13 Hard Determinist view of FW Hard Determinism 1. FW is not compatible with CD. 2. CD is true. 3. Therefore, we have no FW. Reasons to accept Hard Determinism (HD) 1. Libertarians cannot provide an adequate respons...

Philosophy
PHIL 100
Jill Mc Intosh
PHIL 331 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Alan Gewirth, Moral Responsibility, Job Satisfaction

Module 4, Part 1 Module Overview In this module we will examine the obligations that hold within business organizations. The module is divided into two sections. The first section is on employers' obligations to their e...

Philosophy
PHIL 331
Dr.R.Ahmad
PHIL 331 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Just-World Hypothesis, Analog Science Fiction And Fact, Categorical Imperative

Barbara J. Phillips reading module 3 Barbara J. Phillips primarily argues against the negative social effects that are commonly ascribed to advertising, however concludes that it is not advertising, but capitali...

Philosophy
PHIL 331
Dr.R.Ahmad

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