Philosophy Key Terms And Knowledge

Epistemology – field of philosophy
that explores the nature of knowledge
Theory of Mean – There must be a mean between two extreme character traits or vices.
false dilemma – science or religion. it's one or the other.
Principle of the non-identity of discernibles – Small differences between person A and person B prove that A and B are not identical.
Original position – Rawls
parties select principles that will determine the basic structure of the society they will live in
Selfishness – is insufficient regard for the welfare of others.
“_____as a function of _____” – “objective reality as a function of formal reality”

objective reality belongs to an idea that can never exceed the formal reality belonging to the cause of the idea

american life stages – infant, youth, young adult, adult, middle age, elderly
problem of other minds – you know your experience better than anyone, but how do you know your experiences are like anyone elses?
Subjective – Opinion.
ie- I think it is beautiful.
Explicit – What appears in documents and teachers plans.
Agathon – Appeared in Platos' Symposium celebrating his triumph for obtaining a prize in his first tragedy.
Mechanics of Socrates Epistemology – INSPECTION – senses/discussion
INTERPRETATION – psyche/soul
Holism – the view that wholes or collectives are beares of value, or of rights, or of obligations.
epistemology – Theory of knowledge and justification. In this area of philosophy, we consider issues about how we know what we know as well as the nature of knowledge and justification. Traditionally, discussions of skepticism are included here.

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