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Denies existence of God
Doesn't confirm of deny God
An answer to the problem of evil, believes in God because evil exists.
St. Augustine's theodicy....
"Privatio boni" (privation of goods) something becomes evil when it ceases to do what it's purpose was.
Kierkegaard said about truth
Truth is subjectivity
Paul Tillich's truth about God
Believed God "precedes" all beings, the ground upon which all beings exist, can't be perceived as an object.
Radical Feminist, images of the bible believed to be sexist.
Rationalism vs. imperialism knowledge
A priori Knowledge
Get it from ourselves, not through experience
A posteriosi knowledge
verified through experience
That only our minds and thoughts exist, no material world
problem of induction
inverted everything, the world has to convert to our minds.
Francis Bacon, and it was a precursor of the scientific method.
Know what a paradigm in Kuhn's theory?
a paradigm according to Kuhn is not only the current anomaly, that can't be explained, but the entire worldview in which it exists.
Knowledge and justified true belief is the definition of knowledge.
Correspondence Theory of truth
states that truth is determined only by how it relates to the world and wether it accurately describes that world.
Objection to correspondence theory of truth
deflationist theory of truth
pragmatic theory of truth and how it relates to relitivism
what works for us as a group can become truth
instrumentalist and how it applies to science
how we predict anything
how does scientific realism relate to the correspondence theory?
What is Hermeneutics?
Study of interpretation of words or actions
Why does Keirkegaard Characterize faith as a leap?
he sees faith as up-surd and objective analysis won't, we are committing to something we can't analyze.
keirikegaard was an...
Mary Daly's concept of sisterhood
proposes it as an objection to.....
Factual memory, Habit memory, and personal memory....
means blank slate
John locke believed
the mind was like tabula rasa and objected any ideas
David hume thought the self was....
"a bundle of impressions"
Kant believed in
Bertrend Russell's 3 different conditions necessary for truth
truth is a property of beliefs not things
Witgenstein thought all philosophical problems could be solved by....
the "ideal" perfect language