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Who wrote the Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy?
Sir Isaac Newton
What are Normative Questions?
Questions that we ask (or should ask) ourselves and really give though in them.
What are the Common misconceptions about philosophy?
Is that people often think it's questions cannot be answered.
What is the difference between Philosophy and mere opinions?
Philosophy at the very least involves opinions supported by good reasoning. Mere opinions do not support the answers.
What are the tools of philosophy?
First you must look at the ARGUMENT someone is trying to make. They will have 2 PREMISES and the CONCLUSION. LOGIC and FALLACIES are also tools.
What 6 frequently encountered fallacies do the authors identify and discuss?
Argument ad Hominem, Appeals to Emotion, StrawMan, Red Herring, Begging the question, and Black and White
Who wrote the Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy?
Sir Isaac Newton
What are Normative Questions?
Questions that we ask (or should ask) ourselves and really give though in them.
What are the Common misconceptions about philosophy?
Is that people often think it's questions cannot be answered.
What is the difference between Philosophy and mere opinions?
Philosophy at the very least involves opinions supported by good reasoning. Mere opinions do not support the answers.
What are the tools of philosophy?
First you must look at the ARGUMENT someone is trying to make. They will have 2 PREMISES and the CONCLUSION. LOGIC and FALLACIES are also tools.
What 6 frequently encountered fallacies do the authors identify and discuss?
Argument ad Hominem, Appeals to Emotion, StrawMan, Red Herring, Begging the question, and Black and White