In light of your reading in Sire, write a 11-12 page paper comparing/contrasting each of the below. What are the central assumptions for each worldview/religion? How are they similar? How do they differ? This paper is informal, meaning that it does not require additional sources, and does not require formal language. Deism/Naturalism (2 pages) Nihilism/Existententialism… Continue reading Postmodernism (2 pages)
Make an argument that either supports or opposes the use of the death penalty in first-degree murder cases. Be sure to define what is involved with first-degree murder and provide adequate reasoning and support for your argument.
You are to write a 750 word paper (approximately three pages) on the arguments of a chapter that we covered that you found most interesting or liked the most: (Chapter 3 Ancient Greek Philosophy from “An Introduction to Philosophy, Second Edition”, by Marc Skuster) https://www.oercommons.org/authoring/60912-an-introduction-to-philosophy-second-edition/5/view You are to summarize one or two of the main… Continue reading Do the premises support the conclusion well?
discuss the different moral/ethic beleifs of the main characters and how they relate/differ -casey afleck -jack doyle -angie gennaro -helene mccready lionel mccready
The Golden Rule states that you should do unto others as you would have them do unto you. Is Golden Rule best understood in terms of egoism? The reason you act well towards others is so that they will act well towards you. (Hobbes put it negatively: Do not do unto others what you would… Continue reading (hobbes put it negatively: do not do unto others what you would not have them do unto you.
After watching The danger of mixing up causality and correlation: Ionica Smeets at TEDxDelft, comment on whether or not you agree with the speaker’s argument and why (link below). https://tedx.tumblr.com/post/35843089997/the-danger-of-mixing-up-causality-and-correlation In addition, give one real life example of mixing up causality and correlation.
There is a strict limit of 750 words total that you can write for this exam. Each question is worth 20 percent of the overall exam grade – or, in other words, each question is worth exactly FOUR points out of the 100 points that makes up your overall semester grade. (Remember that you can… Continue reading This argument will be judged on how good an argument it is – whether every single claim is well evidenced and whether the argument as a whole coheres into a solid, compelling whole.
Does god exist? (See chapters 2,3) Defend your answer, describe the most powerful objections to your argument, and reply to each of these objections.
Write a 2-3 page (at least 600 words), typed and double spaced assignment. Begin with your thesis statement. Proceed with a very brief presentation of some views about different kinds of knowledge, as well as how these kinds of knowledge are gained and used, using key concepts from our course readings. When quoting or discussing… Continue reading When quoting or discussing a theory or scenario from our course readings (or any outside research that you do), you should include proper citations (either footnotes, endnotes or in-text citations).
In light of your reading in Sire, write a 11-12 page paper comparing/contrasting each of the below. What are the central assumptions for each worldview/religion? How are they similar? How do they differ? This paper is informal, meaning that it does not require additional sources, and does not require formal language. Deism/Naturalism (2 pages) Nihilism/Existententialism… Continue reading How are they similar?