Philosophie

Modern antagonism toward philosophy – Pragmatism
True – Singer is from Australia
At the Age of Enlightment, what were the reasons people wanted to get rid of manipulation? – Microfractures – muscles are levers of spine
1800s, medicine became centre + convinced of microfractures + death
Metaphysics – The study of ultimate reality
self-sufficiency criterion – whatever happiness is, it alone must make a life desirable and one to which nothing could be added to make the life better
Substance – Who you are and what you're made up of (a chair is still a chair if it changes color)
ethical objectivism – The objectivist holds that there are true (and false) moral statements, as well as morally right and commendable acts in contrast with morally reprehensible ones, whether or not anyone (any subject) is aware of them. The objectivist believes that ethical criteria are to be found in the nature of people's acts and states of character. Socrates appears to be an ethical objectivist.
Moral Relativism-How to determine right/wrong – -Each society has a moral code.
-There's no universal standards, if it's right for that society, then it's right
-Ex. if society permits killing the innocent, it is right for that society
The Milesians – Everything in the world is reducible to one kind of stuff.
abstract – intangible/ beyond the senses
Sophists – Ancient Greek rhetoricians who taught debating skills for a fee,
Dhammapada – one of the most important scriptures in Buddhism
At the Age of Enlightment, what were the reasons people wanted to get rid of manipulation? – Microfractures – muscles are levers of spine
1800s, medicine became centre + convinced of microfractures + death
What love motivates the earthly city – itself, ruling

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