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Introduction to Philosophy - Lecture 2

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Department
Philosophy
Course
PHL100Y1
Professor
Peter King
Semester
Fall

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PHL100 Lec 2 11-09-26 7:21 PM What is philosophy? basic fundamental questions & answers (ex. When is it permissible to kill another person? When can we refer to cannibalism? How are we suppose to live? questions that have to do with principles. religious beliefs address basic fundamental questions tries to give answers to the questions mostly by appeal to reason and arguments philosophy is the activity of trying to think your way down to the bottom of questions that do with the business of living our lives APPEAL TO REASON Its just as important to know how you got to the answer Socrates questioned elders reason for their beliefs and points of views By doing this he was charged corrupted the youth because he supposedly taught the youth to disrespect the elders. No matter how many people believe in something doesnt make it anymore true or right, numbers are irrelevant to justification. If there are experts, pay attention to
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