Plato & Socrates – 15 minutes
The Forms of Plato – 44 minutes
Plato’s Dualism – 39 minutes
Plato’s Rationalism – 45 minutes
Appraisal of Plato’s Philosophy – 42 minutes
Below are a few of the items that you should be familiar with as you prepare to take your final exam for Early Western Civilization Seminary – IDE1103:
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What are the three genres of rhetoric: exhortation and deterrence, legal(forensic), praise and blame
Did Aristotle believe that pleasure was the greatest good?
According to Aristotle what role does reciprocity play in friendship?
According to Aristotle, could you be friends with God?
What are Aristotle’s two kinds of virtues? (intellectual, ethical)
What is Aristotle’s understanding of character development?
What role does excess and deficiency play in Aristotle’s view of virtue?
What are Aristotle’s three conditions that make a person’s actions those of a virtuous person?
What is a non-essential property?
What are Aristotle’s Four Causes?
The following books are recommended for further reading in the chapters on “Slogans Related To Truth And Reality, in How Do You Know You’re Not Wrong?: Responding to Objections That Leave Christians Speechless , by Paul Copan.
To Know and Love God: A method for Theology (David K. Clark)
Why Bother With Truth (David K. Clark and Jim Beilby)
The Theory of Knowledge: A Thematic Introduction (Paul K. Moser)
Epistemology: Becoming Intellectually Virtuous (W. Jay Wood)
Telling The Truth: Evangelizing Postmoderns (ed., D.A. Carson
Truth: A Primer (Frederick F. Schmitt)
I contributed the following article to the Biographical Dictionary of Literary Influences: The Nineteenth Century, 1800-1914. edited by John Powell (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2001).
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KIERKEGAARD, SOREN AABYE (1813-1855). Soren Kierkegaard, Danish writer, was born in Copenhagen in 1813 and educated at the University of Copenhagen (1830-1840) and at Berlin (1841-1842).
Kierkegaard has been subject to much psychological speculation–and rightfully so since [Read more…]