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PHIL200 Final: Complete and Comprehensive 126 Page Final Exam Study Guide Fall 2015
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PHIL200 Introduction to Philosophy Final Exam Study Guide McGill University Fall 2015PHIL 200 Lecture 1 Introduction to Philosophy A Beginning: In 399 BCE, Socrates of Athens was put on trial for corrupting the youth He ...

Philosophy
PHIL 200
Oran Magal
PHIL 200 Final: Turing's Can Machines Think

Can Machines Think? Definitions of machine and think are important in answering this question So, instead of giving a definition, the question can be replaced by another which is expressed in relatively unambitious terms I...

Philosophy
PHIL 200
Emily Carson
PHIL 200 Final: Nagel Moral Luck

Nagels Moral Luck In this article, Nagel categorizes luck in four ways, as it defines ones characteristics, the situations heshe is to face, the circumstances leading to hisher actions and the outcome of these actions. At ...

Philosophy
PHIL 200
Emily Carson
PHIL 200 Final: HUME - STANDARD OF TASTE

HUME - STANDARD OF TASTE Aesthetic enjoyment: getting pleasure from sensory experience and emotions like posters, music, food Aestheticians: philosophers who ponder how and why aesthetic objects have such a hold on us, and...

Philosophy
PHIL 200
Emily Carson
PHIL 200 Final: GOODMAN - NEW RIDDLE OF INDUCTION

GOODMAN - NEW RIDDLE OF INDUCTION Goodman thinks that everyone prior to him had misunderstood how confirmation actually works. He strongly disagrees with confirmation can be understood purely in terms of logic. His argumen...

Philosophy
PHIL 200
Emily Carson
PHIL 200 Study Guide - Final Guide: Reductionism

PARFIT - PERSONAL IDENTITY Here, Parfit targets 2 beliefs commonly thought to be central to the discussions of personal identity and argues that these beliefs are mistaken. 1. All questions about personal identity must hav...

Philosophy
PHIL 200
Emily Carson
PHIL 200 Study Guide - Final Guide: Category Mistake, Gilbert Ryle

DESCARTES MYTH: Also known as Cartesian dualism. It is a category mistake according to Ryle. It considers mind and body to be extremely distinct. The Official Theory (The Ghost in the Machine) (Descartes Myth): They are tw...

Philosophy
PHIL 200
Emily Carson
PHIL 200 Study Guide - Final Guide: David Chalmers, Philosophical Skepticism, Simulated Reality

DAVID CHALMERS MATRIX The Matrix is a massive computer simulation of our entire world. Humans are imprisoned in this simulation so that they can be controlled by artificially intelligent machines, who seek to assert their ...

Philosophy
PHIL 200
Emily Carson
PHIL 200 Final: Singer

Singers Famine, Affluence, and Morality Singers first argument: Suffering and death from lack of food, shelter and medical care are bad. If it is in our power to prevent something bad from happening, without thereby sacrif...

Philosophy
PHIL 200
Emily Carson
PHIL 200 Study Guide - Final Guide: Compatibilism

The Basic Argument 1) You do what you do because of the way you are 2) To be truly morally responsible for what you do, you must be truly morally responsible for the way you are at least in certain crucial mental respects ...

Philosophy
PHIL 200
Emily Carson
PHIL 200 Final: Nagel Bat

Nagels What Is It Like to Be a Bat? In the article What Is It Like to Be a Bat?, Thomas Nagel argues that neither reductionism, nor physicalism could be substantive methods of understanding the mind-body problem. He points...

Philosophy
PHIL 200
Emily Carson
PHIL 237 Final: Phil 237_ Reading Notes

Introduction How to make the right sort of decisions and what contributes to a good life? Distinguish between moral oughts and other types of oughts Different normative concepts associated with prudence, rationality, aesth...

Philosophy
PHIL 237
matthew bariel
PHIL 237 Study Guide - Final Guide: Speciesism, Syntactic Ambiguity, Section 15 Of The Canadian Charter Of Rights And Freedoms

PHIL 237: Contemporary Moral Issues Final exam Instructions: - This is a closed book exam. You can only bring a dictionary. - Please write clearly. Your TA should not have to ...

Philosophy
PHIL 237
matthew bariel
PHIL 237 Study Guide - Final Guide: Amboseli National Park, Speciesism, Handjob

Question 1: Mill claims that [i]t is better to be a human being dissatisfied than a pig satisfied. (Mill, p. 34) Explain how Mill reaches that conclusion. Do you think that Mill is a speciesist (in the sense in which Singe...

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PHIL 237
matthew bariel

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