Chapter 5 Review Questions|
Philosophy 1301 w/ Colby Glass (look up week's date)
Here are the questions suggestioned:
- What is egocentric predicatment? (Anna, Sally)
- What is solipsism? (Anna)
- What is innate? (Colby thinks this is too obvious.)
- What is empiricism? (Anna)
- What is skepticism? (Anna)
- What is Hume's Fork? (Colby thinks this is too esoteric.)
- What are phenomena? (Anna)
- What is Cogito Ergo Sum? (Sally)
- What is the Cartesian Circle (Too esoteric--colby)
- What is pre-established harmonhy (Sally)
Colby would also suggest these questions:
- For what process is Descartes best known in philosophy?
- What does "Cogito ergo sum" mean and what is its significance?
- What is the logical fallacy called "begging the question"?
- What is the mind-body problem?
- What is empiricism?
- What is Locke's tabula rasa theory of learning?
- What is logical positivism?
- What did Wittgenstein consider the relation of language to reality?
- What, according to Kant, are phenomena and noumena?
- Explain a priori and a posteriori ideas.
Big question suggestions:
Colby would also suggest these:
- Does the fact that as a culture we are
getting more and more of our knowledge electronically (from
TV, computers, etc.) rather than from books change anything
about how or what we know? Explain.(Sally)
- How did Spinoza solve the mind-body problem?
- How did Leibniz solved the mind-body problem?
- Berkeley said, "To be is to be perceived." What did he mean?