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Class Notes for Philosophy 2006 at Western University

The Metaphysics And Epistemology Of Witchcraft

Philosophy 2006 Lecture Notes - Compulsory Sterilization

Unit V Lecture V – April 6, 2012 Szasz Challenging The Dominant Ideology  Szasz is aiming to argue from similarities in the way the Inquisition and Institutional Psychiatry work to an identity in their social fun...

Philosophy
Philosophy 2006
Sean Coughlin
Philosophy 2006 Lecture Notes - Nocebo

Unit V Lecture IV – April 3, 2012 Hahn & Kleinman “Belief Kills; Belief Heals”  Do our beliefs, our expectations, either individual or cultural, cause harm or benefit to our bodies? o Hahn & Kleinman: ...

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Philosophy 2006
Sean Coughlin
Philosophy 2006 Lecture Notes - Scapegoating, Syphilis, Puritans

Unit V Lecture III – March 29, 2012 Andreski—The Syphilitic Shock What Andreski thinks an account of the witch craze should explain: 1. Its duration. 2. Its geographical extension. 3. Its generality/classlessness. 4. It...

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Philosophy 2006
Sean Coughlin
Philosophy 2006 Lecture Notes - Rationality, Werewolf, Circular Definition

Unit V Lecture II – March 27, 2012 Sidky—Hallucinogenic Drugs & Witches Questions About Belief & Rationality  We have various reasons for believing things – testimony, authority, empirical evidence, personal whim...

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Philosophy 2006
Sean Coughlin
Philosophy 2006 Lecture Notes - Weak Interaction, Zande People, Autopsy

Unit V Lecture I – March 22, 2012 Evans-Pritchard Edward Evans-Pritchard  Born in 1902, went to Oxford  Excited by exotic study of different cultures  Evans-Pritchard wanted to know what people believed (their ...

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Philosophy 2006
Sean Coughlin
Philosophy 2006 Lecture Notes - Demonology, Pyrrhonism

Unit IV Lecture VI – March 15, 2012 Descartes – The Meditations on First Philosophy Context  After Descartes wrote his meditations, he sent them to various philosophers, theologians, and scientists to promote his...

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Philosophy 2006
Sean Coughlin
Philosophy 2006 Lecture Notes - Great Machine

Unit IV Lecture V – March 13, 2012 Boyle & Mechanism Nature As A Machine  17 c. – new approach to understanding natural objects and processes emerged  Nature was conceived as a great machine  This means that, w...

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Philosophy 2006
Sean Coughlin
Philosophy 2006 Lecture Notes - Empirical Evidence, Empiricism

Unit IV Lecture IV – March 8, 2012 Francis Bacon Empiricism Vs. Rationalism  Empiricism  Knowledge comes to us primarily through sense experience o We test our knowledge not by thinking a priori whether it ...

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Philosophy 2006
Sean Coughlin
Philosophy 2006 Lecture Notes - Aristotelian Physics, Distorting Mirror, Jargon

Unit IV Lecture III – March 6, 2012 Francis Bacon Francis Bacon: The Great Instauration – 2 Main Themes  1) Limits on human reason [not direct realism, but the 4 idols]  2) Proper procedure in science [not Aristot...

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Philosophy 2006
Sean Coughlin
Philosophy 2006 Lecture Notes - New World Crops, Michel De Montaigne, Scientific Revolution

Unit IV Lecture II – March 1, 2012 Skepticism Reborn Where Are We?  Historically o Legal & political centralization carried out to increase civil peace o Central law codes based on inquisitorial law [...

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Philosophy 2006
Sean Coughlin
Philosophy 2006 Lecture Notes - Empiricism

Unit IV Lecture I – February 28, 2012 Witchcraft, Science & Skepticism th  By end of 17 c., defenders of demonology & witchcraft tried to halt skepticism/disbelief among educated classes of Europe ...

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Philosophy 2006
Sean Coughlin
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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