PHI 1101 Lecture 1: Second midterm notes for philosophy with Mark Brown
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PHI 1101 Full Course Notes
Self-interested thinking: with our interests (helps us save face). ) and all of these groups, intentionally or not, exert pressure on our views. Subjective relativism: relative to persons. not all people will have the same truth. truth is what each individual believes it to be. We are all members of many groups (political parties, social classes, religions, A statement given in support of another statement; a claim put forth as a reason for a conclusion. Followed by a premise: examples: because, since, in view of the fact, given that, for, for the reason that, Followed by a conclusion: examples : therefore, thus, so, consequently, it follows that, we can conclude i, conclusion indicators that, ergo, this entails, or hence. Look for a conclusion, and supporting premises. Arguments with missing aspects. where more interpretation is needed by the listener, or assessor. arguments that have implicit (or hidden) premises or implicit (or hidden) conclusions.