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Class Notes for Philosophy 1020 at Western University

Introduction To Philosophy

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Philosophy 1020 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Cogito Ergo Sum, Philosophical Skepticism, Primitive Notion

rd October 3 2017 Philosophy 1020 Descartess Foundation - Even if I lack the power to know the truth I at least have the power to withhold assent form all my former opinions o Raises a number of concerns on the basis of th...

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Philosophy 1020 Lecture 1: Philosophy 1020 Introduction to Philosophy

th Tuesday, September 12 2017 Philosophy 1020 Introduction to Philosophy - Readings for week 4 is not complete on printed course outline - New assignment (handed out Thursday), due two weeks from Thursday. What is philosop...

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Philosophy 1020 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Connor Mcdavid, How We Think

Rules for How We Think Mitch Waters Dr. Steven Bland October 2, 2017 Rule 1: The easy answer is not always the right answer We can very easily mistake the easy answer for the right answer as most of the time it is, b...

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Philosophy 1020 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Fallibilism, False Dilemma, Intelligent Design

Argumentation Thinking fast and slow Quick thinking can lead you astray bat and ball question You often accept a statement because you like what it says (affect, heuristics) When it really counts, use ...

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Philosophy 1020 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Bias Blind Spot, Type I And Type Ii Errors, Confirmation Bias

Decision and Group Project Cognitive Biases You now know some of the cognitive biases that affect your judgements and decisions Confirmation bias, availability heuristic, representativeness heuristic, non-reg...

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Philosophy 1020 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: How We Think, Laundry Detergent, Confabulation

September 18, 2017 How We Think Assignment due Monday October 2 nd Error Blindness Our evolved minds present us with a largely accurate representation of the world But they also make systematic errors...

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Philosophy 1020 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Satisficing, Sensitivity Analysis, Rationality

Rationality and Decision Making Rationality What makes a personal rational? What makes a decision rational? Cost-Benefit Analysis Is it rational to buy a used car? It depends How much you n...

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Philosophy 1020 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Retina, Radiometric Dating, Peripheral Vision

September 13, 2017 Critical Thinking Lecture Cognitive errors errors in the way we think We dont like making mistakes or being proven wrong 2 approaches to know whats true o Find reliable sources of true beliefs this is...

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Philosophy 1020 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Availability Heuristic, Representativeness Heuristic, Homicide

Causality and Probability Heuristics How many of you like doing math? Why dont you like doing math? Its difficult and requires a lot of effort And you might think you can get by without it System 1 does get by without it O...

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Philosophy 1020 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Confirmation Bias, The Huffington Post, Toronto Star

October 16, 2017 Confirmation Bias A Puzzle You have opinions about some very complex and difficult matters: political ideologies, medical ethics, economic policies, military conflicts, etc. Despite ...

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Philosophy 1020 Lecture 1: L1 What is Philosophy
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What is Philosophy? September1012 disciplined consideration of big questions about the nature of humans and the world we live in Philosophy is characterized by its subject matter and its method: Subject matter: great ques...

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Philosophy 1020 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Ontological Argument, Gaunilo Of Marmoutiers
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The Ontological Argument for the Existence of God September1312 Some History and Some Language St. Anselm of Canterbury 10331109 CE Scholar and theologian Ecclesiastical statesman: Archbishop of Canterbury (head of church)...

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Philosophy 1020 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Ludwig Wittgenstein, Abrahamic Religions, Karl Jaspers
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What is Religion? September1112 There are three Abrahamic religions: Christianity, Islam, Judaism. = 53 of world population Nonreligious (15) + atheists (5)=5 20 Therefore 80 of the world is religious. Many of the worlds m...

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Boyana Peric
Philosophy 1020 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Argument From Poor Design, Supreme Intelligence, Teleological Argument
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The Argument from Design September2012 Three passes The Design Argument Intelligent Design Teleological Argument First pass: Aquinas Fifth Way The Fifth Way: Governance of the World Natural bodies act for an end, including...

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Philosophy 1020 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Feminist Epistemology, Egg Cell, Uterus
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find more resources at oneclass.com Feminist Epistemology October-25-12 Introductory Remarks Questions To Ask How does science differ from religion and philosophy? Is science always objective? Aims? Sources of knowledge? M...

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Boyana Peric
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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