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MCGILLPHIL 240Adam EtinsonFall

PHIL 240 Chapter Notes -Political Philosophy, Rational Choice Theory, Rationality

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Believes human beings must live in a state of nature, or else they stop being human beings. Influence by english civil war > saw country digressing int
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MCGILLPHIL 237Kristin VoigtWinter

Weinstock "Does religion matter?" (Conscientious refusal)

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1 Apr 2014
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Bioethics, 2013, daniel weinstock, professionals: does religion make a difference? , pp. Structure of the article: avoid conflating freedom of conscien
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MCGILLPHIL 367Susan Judith HoffmannWinter

PHIL 367 - Hegel: Introduction to the Lectures on the History of Philosophy

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6 Feb 2012
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Application of these categories to the history of philosophy. Philosophy is the thought which brings itself into consciousness the development of the t
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MCGILLPHIL 367Susan Judith HoffmannWinter

PHIL 367 - Kierkegaard: Fear and Trembling (Epilogue)

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17 Mar 2012
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Once when the spice market in holland was a little slack, the merchants had some cargoes dumped at sea to force up the price is this something similar
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MCGILLPHIL 375Susan Judith HoffmannFall

PHIL 375 Chapter Notes -Formal System

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22 Dec 2012
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Kierkegaard was a declaration of independence, not only from the reigning. Hegelianism of s. k. " s time and locality, but also from the whole traditio
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MCGILLPHIL 237Kristin VoigtWinter

PHIL 237 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Marginal Utility, Brad Hooker, Roger Crisp

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Contemporary consequentialism mostly deals with problems arising from classical utilitarianism. Classical utilitarianism seems incompatible with 2 just
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MCGILLPHIL 348Storrs Mc CallFall

PHIL 348 Chapter Notes -Forego, General Position

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23 Nov 2012
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The fundamental idea in the concept of justice is fairness (162). I consider justice only as a virtue of social institutions, or what i shall call prac
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MCGILLPHIL 240Adam EtinsonFall

PHIL 240 Who Should Rule? - Plato

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27 Sep 2011
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For the people: ruling in the people"s interests. By the people: rulings decided by the general populace. Contentions with democracy: tyranny of the ma
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MCGILLPHIL 375Susan Judith HoffmannFall

PHIL 375 Chapter Notes -Simone De Beauvoir, Eternal Feminine, Existentialism

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22 Dec 2012
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Rejection of two positions: the "eternal feminine" and "liberal egalitarianism" Example of the "eternal feminine" position: even in russia, women are s
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MCGILLPHIL 375Susan Judith HoffmannFall

PHIL 375 Chapter Notes -Existence Precedes Essence, Existentialism, Subjectivism

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22 Dec 2012
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We mean that man first of all exists, encounters himself, surges up in the world and defines himself afterwards. If man as the existential sees him is
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MCGILLPHIL 367Susan Judith HoffmannSummer

PHIL 367 - Kierkegaard: Possible and Actual Theses of Lessing

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10 Mar 2012
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[a]: a logical system can be given, but [b]: there can be no system for life itself, no system of existence. I: special care must be taken not to inclu
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MCGILLPHIL 210Michael Frank HallettFall

PHIL 210 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Infix Notation, Arity, Binary Relation

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18 Sep 2018
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Simply, symbols that are used to refer to some fixed individual or language. Work the same way that names work in the english language. Some names in t
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