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philosophy

test on thinking philisophically

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What is materialism? Materialism is a belief that only physical things exist.
What is Metaphysics? Branch of philosophy concerned with what exists, both physical and non physical
Who are the 3 types of philosophers? -Materialists -Idealist -Dualists
What are the branches of philosophy? -Metaphysics -Epistemology -Ethics -Politics -Aesthetics
Philosophy is.... Complex
Deductive reasoning is... If the premise is true or valid then the conclusion must also be true
What is Aesthetics? Branch of philosophy concerned with nature of beauty and art
If P then Q,P therefore.... Q
If Q then P, Q therefore..... P
What is induction? Induction is, logical arguments based on probability
What is sound? The premise and conclusion are true and state something about the real world
What is Utilitarianism? Utilitarianism is an approach to making moral decisions based on the calculation of the greatest good/best outcome.
What is Idealism? Idealism is the belief that only ideas exist.
What is deduction? Deduction is a philosophical approach concerned with only knowledge gained through deductive arguments.
What is Contradiction? Contradiction is stating two things, both of which cannot be true at the same time.
What is Ethics? Ethics is a branch of philosophy concerned with how we should act.
What is a premise? A premise is a statement or a sentence in an argument.
What is Empiricism? Empiricism is a philosophical branch concerned with only knowledge is gained through the senses.
What is Validity? Validity is the quality of an argument, the premise forces truth onto the conclusion.
What is Epistemology? Epistemology is a branch of philosophy that is concerned with the nature of knowledge. How we know what we know.
What is a Conclusion? A Conclusion is a statement supported by the premise.
What is Dualism? Dualism is a belief that there are only two kinds of things in the world, mind and bodies.
What is Rationalism? Rationalism is logical arguments based on absolute truths.
What is Deontological? Deontological is an approach to moral decision making, based on law.
What is a Fallacy? A Fallacy is an invalid argument. This could be called non sequitur.
What is materialism? Materialism is a belief that only physical things exist.
What is Metaphysics? Branch of philosophy concerned with what exists, both physical and non physical
Who are the 3 types of philosophers? -Materialists -Idealist -Dualists
What are the branches of philosophy? -Metaphysics -Epistemology -Ethics -Politics -Aesthetics
Philosophy is.... Complex
Deductive reasoning is... If the premise is true or valid then the conclusion must also be true
What is Aesthetics? Branch of philosophy concerned with nature of beauty and art
If P then Q,P therefore.... Q
If Q then P, Q therefore..... P
What is induction? Induction is, logical arguments based on probability
What is sound? The premise and conclusion are true and state something about the real world
What is Utilitarianism? Utilitarianism is an approach to making moral decisions based on the calculation of the greatest good/best outcome.
What is Idealism? Idealism is the belief that only ideas exist.
What is deduction? Deduction is a philosophical approach concerned with only knowledge gained through deductive arguments.
What is Contradiction? Contradiction is stating two things, both of which cannot be true at the same time.
What is Ethics? Ethics is a branch of philosophy concerned with how we should act.
What is a premise? A premise is a statement or a sentence in an argument.
What is Empiricism? Empiricism is a philosophical branch concerned with only knowledge is gained through the senses.
What is Validity? Validity is the quality of an argument, the premise forces truth onto the conclusion.
What is Epistemology? Epistemology is a branch of philosophy that is concerned with the nature of knowledge. How we know what we know.
What is a Conclusion? A Conclusion is a statement supported by the premise.
What is Dualism? Dualism is a belief that there are only two kinds of things in the world, mind and bodies.
What is Rationalism? Rationalism is logical arguments based on absolute truths.
What is Deontological? Deontological is an approach to moral decision making, based on law.
What is a Fallacy? A Fallacy is an invalid argument. This could be called non sequitur.
An argument is.... An argument is a reason or set of reasons which aim to convince us of a conclusion.
What are the two types of reasoning? The two types of reasoning are... -Inductive -Deductive
What is Inductive reasoning? Inductive reasoning is when the conclusion is a leap of faith.
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