GRADE 12 PHILOSOPHY TEST REVIEW: INTRO CHAPT, CHAPT 1&2

The test will be all multiple choice. The test is an accurate indicator of your knowledge of the material and your ability to apply that knowledge. So you must study vigorously. You will have to be able to define the terms below and be capable of applying the knowledge learned to passages. For example, you will have to identify the elements of arguments, as well as fallacies presented in these passages.


INTRO. CHAPT:
Define philosophy
Why study philosophy according to Bertrand Russell?
What are the main fields of philosophy according to the text?
Know the Allegory of the Cave
Know the significance of fig. 1-11 in text
CHAPT 1:
5 reasons Reason is important according to the text
3 laws of thought
Ockham's Razor
Premise and conclusion indicatos
Principles of Sufficient reason
What is a proposition, a premise and a conclusion?
What is a syllogism?
What is a deductive argument?
What is logical entailment?
What is an inductive argument?
What is an abductive argument?
Why are abductive arguments importatn according to C.S Pierce?
How does the planet Neptune illustrate this point?
What makes up a Valid deductive argument? A strong inductive argument? A best guess abductive argument?
Define Bacon's four idols of the mind
What are the other distortions in thinking found on page 38?
CHAPT 2:
Define informal logic
What are the two steps involved in finding informal arguments?
What makes arguments cogent?
Know the fallacy of problematical premise, hasty generalization
Know principle of Charity
Know straw man fallacy
Know the 5 fallacies about people and groups found on pages 48-50
Know the 5 fallacies presented on pages 52-55
Know the 4 fallacies presented on pages 57-58

Grade 12 homework Tuesday, Sept. 16th, 2014

Students are to complete all questions in chapter 1 of the text.

REFLECTION ASSIGNMENT ON THE ELEPHANT MAN

Students are to reflect on the movie, The Elephant Man, answering the following questions: 1. Describe the main character in the movie. Is he a good man or a bad man? Why? 2. Describe Dr. Treeves. Is he a good man or a bad man? Why? 3. Describe Mr. Bites. Was he a good man or a bad man? Why? 4. Describe the famous actress, Madge Kendal. Was she a good woman or a bad woman? Why? 5. What is the main theme of this movie? What was the director trying to convey about human nature through the movie? The reflection assignment must be two pages type-written, letter size 12. In addition to the two pages a title page must also be included with the title Elephant Man Assignment, the student's name, student number, the date submitted and my name Mr. White

The Elelphat Man Movie

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A Report on the Banality of Evil: Adolf Eichmann in Jerusalem: Hannah Arendt

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Video on Emmanuel Levinas from Mr. White's 12M Religion Class Aidan and Alec

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Communitarianism

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Video on Jacques Maritian

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Video Kantian Ethics

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Video of Noam Chomsky on Social Justice

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Video John Rawls

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Video Distributive Justice

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Jean-Paul Sartre

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Kierkegaard

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Video Aristotle Virtue Ethics

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Video Philospher Carol Gilligan

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Contemporary Aristotelian Ethicists

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Utiliarianism

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Video Jean Vanier

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Video on St. Augustine Philosopher

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Video Sigmund Freud

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Video Plato's Ethics

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Video Paul Ricoeur

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Video Lawrence Kohlberg

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Heinze Dilemma

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Video on Exegesis and Hermeneutics

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Misinformed Conscience

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Video on Hermeneutics

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Video The Five Ways of St. Thomas Aquinas

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Video The Argument from Design

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Video on Erik Erikson

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Video on Thomas Hobbes Philosopher

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Video William James

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Video Michael J. Sandel: The Trolley Car Dilemma, Morality and the Free Market

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Video on Utilitarianism Jeremy Bentham philosopher

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Sicko, The Award Winning Documentary

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Video on Charles Taylor philosopher

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Video on Jean Paul Sartre philosopher

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Video Social Justice Wal Mart: The High Cost of Low Prices

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Freud, Edward Bernays, and The Century of Self

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Social Justice Video on Monsanto Corporation

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A Class Divided

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The Zimbardo Experiment

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Video The Bystander Effect Kitty Gemovese

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The Asch Conformity Experiment

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Group Think and The Shuttle Disaster

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The Milgram Experiment

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