- What are your religious beliefs? (What are religious beliefs, or what what makes a belief a 'religious' belief, as opposed to a different kind of belief?)
- When is a belief reasonable, or rational, or justified or, perhaps, knowledge?
- Should religious beliefs be reasonable, or rational, or justified? Or do the standards about reasonable, or rational, or justified belief not apply to religious beliefs?
- Are your religious beliefs reasonable, or rational, or justified or, perhaps, knowledge? Why?
Due Monday, submitted by Turnitin.
Monday we will also discuss some concepts from logic. Please read in the the Rulebook for Arguments, the preface, the Introduction, chapter I on "short arguments," the chapter on "deductive arguments", and the the chapters on arguments about causes and arguments from analogy.
Read Guidelines on Reading Philosophy by Jim Pryor.
Read Philosophical Terms and Methods
- What Is an Argument?
- Analyzing Concepts
- A Philosophical Glossary for Beginners