Flashcards in Exam 1 Deck (78)
The theory of the nature of things.
The theory of knowledge.
The theory of value.
Ethics: What should we do?
The theory of good arguments/reasoning.
What is the world made of?
Does the world contain only one basic type of substance (e.g. matter), or are there other types (e.g. mind)?
What is the mind?
How is the mind related to the body?
Can the mind survive the death of the body?
Do we have free will, or is every action determined by prior causes?
What is a person?
Under what conditions is a person at one time identical with a person at another time?
Is there a God?
What is knowledge?
What are the sources of knowledge?
What is truth?
Can we acquire knowledge of the external world?
Under what conditions are we justified in believing something?
What is value?
What are the sources of value?
What makes an action right or wrong?
What makes a person good or bad?
What makes a work of art beautiful?
Are value judgments objective or subjective?
Does morality require God?
Are there universal human rights?
What is the best form of government?