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PHLB09H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Bioethics, Applied Ethics, Psychopathy
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find more resources at oneclass.com Lecture 1 What is Biomedical Ethics? o Biomedical ethics is a sub-discipline of the philosophical study of ethics o Ethics: the study of how we ought to act o Mo...

Philosophy
PHLB09H3
Joshua Brandt
PHLB09H3 Lecture 2: 2
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find more resources at oneclass.com A Common Challenge to Normative Ethics cultural activism: the ethical/moral norms for a given society are determined by that societys beliefs about morality/ethics ...

Philosophy
PHLB09H3
Joshua Brandt
PHLB09H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Divine Command Theory, Euthyphro Dilemma, Arbitrariness
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find more resources at oneclass.com Euthyphros Dilemma killing the innocent is wrong (1) is killing the innocent wrong because it us commanded by God o Gods commandment makes It the case that k...

Philosophy
PHLB09H3
Joshua Brandt
PHLB81H3 Lecture 1: Introduction

PHLB81: Theories of Mind Lecture 1: Introduction Wei Luo William James studies on attention, multiple way to interpret it What is Philosophy? the study of metaphysics (ask questions about what sort of things exist), episte...

Philosophy
PHLB81H3
Mark Fortney
PHLB81H3 Lecture 2: Defining Consciousness

PHLB81: Theories of Mind Lecture 2: Defining Consciousness Wei Luo BACKGROUND ON CONSCIOUSNESS DEFINING CONSCIOUSNESS Most philosopher use the word consciousness and some similar ones to mean the exact same thing o Feeling...

Philosophy
PHLB81H3
Mark Fortney
PHLA10H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Natural Evil, Lake Nyos, Acne Vulgaris

Lecture11 Problem Of Evil Soul Improving Evil o Some bad things make use better people o God wants us to be as good as possible, o Therefore, soul improving is - on balance - good worthwhile. But are all evils soul improvi...

Philosophy
PHLA10H3
William Seager
PHLA10H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Logical Truth

Lecture13 The Problem of Induction There is no reason to trust induction We want our inductive knowledge to be secure Lets say that a reliable method of inference is one that leads to the truth usually can be thought of as...

Philosophy
PHLA10H3
William Seager
PHLA10H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Possible World, Fallacy

Lecture 6 The Birthday Fallacy Aquinas assumes that this argument is valid: o Every event has a cause. o Therefore, there is a cause of every event. Contingent and Necessary Beings The conting...

Philosophy
PHLA10H3
William Seager
PHLA10H3 Lecture 5: Lecture 5

Lecture 5 Abduction Abduction doesn't guarantee that the conclusion is true. The better confirmed hypothesis is the one that raises the probability of an observation compared to another. The Five Ways of ...

Philosophy
PHLA10H3
William Seager
PHLA10H3 Lecture 1: Lecture 1 Notes

Lecture1 Evaluation Mid-Term Exam (16, October 4) Two Term Essays (22 of final grade each) o 1000-1200 words o Due: November 1 December 3 Big Questions Is there are a god? What is existence? What do we know? What is consc...

Philosophy
PHLA10H3
William Seager
PHLA10H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Decision Matrix

Lecture10 Pascals Wager Prudential and Evidential Reasons For Belief Suppose I offer you ten bucks if you believe that there is life on Mars (assuming you dont already) You dont care one way or the other ...

Philosophy
PHLA10H3
William Seager
PHLA10H3 Lecture 3: Lecture 3 Notes

Lecture3 Introductory Example In the land of the knights and knaves. Knights always tell the truth. Knaves always lie. You meet two individuals, A and B. A says At least one of use us a knave. What are A and B? A is a knig...

Philosophy
PHLA10H3
William Seager
PHLA10H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 22: Creation Science, Michael Ruse, Baraminology

Nov 28th, 2017 Lecture 22: Laudan: Science at the Bar Famous court case: Balanced treatment for creation science and evolution science act - Public schools within this state shall give balanced treatment to creation scienc...

Philosophy
PHLA10H3
Alex Koo
PHLA10H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 19: Dissociative Identity Disorder, Psychological Trauma

Nov 14th, 2017 Lecture 19: Williams: The Self and the Future The problem of personal identity: - Instant cloning - Dissociative identity disorder - Psychological trauma - Life after death? What does being the same person f...

Philosophy
PHLA10H3
Alex Koo
PHLA10H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 21: Inductive Reasoning, Circular Reasoning

Nov 21st, 2017 Lecture 21: Hume: An Enquiry into Human Understanding Is science justified?: Observation Generalization Theory Laws David Hume - Critic of causation - Problem of induction Humes Fork: - Knowledge can be divi...

Philosophy
PHLA10H3
Alex Koo
Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Dualism (Philosophy Of Mind), Ethical Egoism, Noumenon

l e a r n • r e f e r e n c e • r e v i e w permacharts TM PPhilosophy METAPHYSICS I: UNIVERSALS ...

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