INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY
TEST #3 Final Examination – POOL
SPRING 2014 MR. MORAWSKI
ESSAY QUESTIONS:[50 pts. total] [Open Book, Open Notes] Answer one of the following, providing as much detail in your answer as you can. Number your answer using my number. Bring your completed essay to class typed double-spaced) on the day of the Exam, Sec 001: Monday May 12th, 201 [10:00-11:50 A.M.] & Sec. 002: Friday May 15h, 2014 [10:00-11:50 A.M.]. Don’t forget your Scantron Form!
1. Contrast Descartes’s and Locke’s accounts of how we can think about the ideas of infinity, perfection, and God. How does this issue represent the differences between rationalism and empiricism?(Empiricism PowerPoint [Hereafter Emp. PPT])
7. I need money for Spring Semester but I do not have it. How would Kant say that I should try to get the money from you? Why is it important for him, from a moral perspective, that I do it one way rather than another? [Hint: what would happen to promise keeping in general if promises were routinely broken? Could we break our own promises and also will that everyone do the same? Also, what do I treat you as if I break my promise to you, according to Kant?] (Ch. 7 Sec. G).
Note: Your essay must be turned in by the end of the exam period in order to guarantee that it will be counted. Late essays e-mailed to me or left in my mailbox may not be counted at all.