Some notes for PHL100Craig DeLancey
These are pdfs of our class PowerPoints:Branches of Philosophy. Methods of Philosophy. Updated 5 September 2020.
Can we have certain knowledge? Updated 5 September 2020.
Can we prove there is a god? Updated 29 September 2021.
Are we free? Updated 13 October 2020.
Is the mind a body process? Updated 13 October 2020.
What should one do? (Our ethics notes.) Updated 2 November 2019.
Do we, or does history or the universe, have a purpose? Revised 2 December 2019.
Here are some notes from older, very different versions of PHL100. I include them because you might find some of them relevant.Introduction
Aquinas's Five Ways
Other arguments for the existence of God
Background on epistemology and the Theatetus
Descartes, Meditations 1 and 2
Descartes, Meditation 3
Descartes, Meditation 4
Descartes Meditation 5
Descartes Meditation 6
Smart on Materialism
Turing and the Turing Test
The Euthyphro Argument
Some very brief notes about Contract Theory
Some very brief notes about Environmental Ethics and Bioethics