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For more course tutorials visitwww.uoptutorial.comPHI 208 Week 1 DQ 1 What is Philosophy?PHI 208 Week 1 DQ 2 Justifying BeliefsPHI 208 Week 2 DQ 1 Ethics and RelativismPHI 208 Week 2 DQ 2 Animal RightsPHI 208 Week 2 Assignment Famine, Affluence, and MoralityPHI 208 Week 3 DQ 1 The Limits of SkepticismPHI 208 Week 3 DQ 2 Truth and the Limits of KnowledgePHI 208 week 3 Assignment The Euthyphro by PlatoPHI 208 Week 4 DQ 1 Proof of God's ExistencePHI 208 Week 4 DQ 2 The Turing TestPHI 208 Week 5 DQ 1 The Meaning of LifePHI 208 Week 5 DQ 2 Philosophy and SocietyPHI 208 Week 5 Assignment Final paper The existence of God

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Phi 208 ash courses

PHI 208 ASH Courses

For more course tutorials visit

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PHI 208 ASH Courses

PHI 208 ENTIRE COURSE

PHI 208 Week 1 DQ 1 What is Philosophy?

  • PHI 208 Week 1 DQ 1 What is Philosophy?

  • PHI 208 Week 1 DQ 2 Justifying Beliefs

  • PHI 208 Week 2 DQ 1 Ethics and Relativism

  • PHI 208 Week 2 DQ 2  Animal Rights

  • PHI 208 Week 2 Assignment Famine, Affluence, and Morality

  • PHI 208 Week 3 DQ 1 The Limits of Skepticism

  • PHI 208 Week 3 DQ 2 Truth and the Limits of Knowledge

  • Most people have views that are strongly influenced and informed by philosophy, often without realizing it.

  • Identify a view you have—whether on politics, religion, science, culture, or even the media and entertainment—that might be regarded as being related to philosophy.

  • What kind of reasons do you have for holding that belief?


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PHI 208 Week 1 DQ 2 Justifying Beliefs

PHI 208 Week 2 Assignment Famine, Affluence, and Morality

  • Many philosophers insist that our most strongly held beliefs should be examined and critically evaluated.

  • Using the required text and outside sources, explain what philosophers mean when they say that beliefs need justification?

  • What is the importance of subjecting our beliefs to critical scrutiny?

  • What are the advantages of believing something without examining it?

  • What are the disadvantages? Identify a specific belief you have that you think is worth defending, and then explain your reasons for holding that belief.

  • Peter Singer – “Famine, Affluence, and Morality”Please read the article “Famine, Affluence, and Morality,” by Peter Singer and complete the following tasks:

  • Explain Singer’s goal in this article, and then present his argument in relation to this issue.

  • Explain three counter-arguments to Singer’s position that he addresses in his article, and then indicate Singer’s responses to those counter-arguments.

  • Define Singer’s concept of marginal utility and identify how it relates to his argument.


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PHI 208 Week 2 DQ 1 Ethics and Relativism

PHI 208 Week 2 DQ 2 Animal Rights

  • Our text discusses the challenge relativism presents to various ethical and religious viewpoints.

  • Consider a specific moral question which might make it difficult to accept the relativist's response.

  • State the moral issue involved, and provide an explanation as to why you think a relativist might have a problem giving a justified response to it.

  • Do human beings have any obligations to animals in terms of their treatment?

  • If it is wrong to treat animals cruelly, why is it not wrong to eat them?

  • Explain if, and how, you think humans can find a balance between treating animals ethically while also raising them for food and for other reasons, such as the testing of pharmaceuticals.


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PHI 208 week 3 Assignment The Euthyphro by Plato

PHI 208 Week 3 DQ 1 The Limits of Skepticism

  • Euthyphro – PlatoIn the Euthyphro, Socrates and Euthyphro discuss the concept of piety/holiness.

  • This essay will not only test your ability to recognize and engage philosophical concepts and analysis, but also brings you into the dialogue as a participant, asking you to create your own definition of holiness.

  • Explain how the concept of holiness emerges in the dialogue and why it takes a prominent position in the conversation between Socrates and Euthyphro.

  • Can a person be skeptical about everything, or are there limits?

  • Is it possible to doubt everything or almost everything?

  • Does a person have an obligation to use ethical and moral reasoning when examining ones beliefs.

  • Are there beliefs you possess that cannot be challenged or shown to be false?


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PHI 208 Week 3 DQ 2 Truth and the Limits of Knowledge

PHI 208 Week 4 DQ 1 Proof of God's Existence

  • Explain the epistemological perspective from the text that most coincides with your view of truth and the way that the human mind grasps reality.

  • Explain why you find it to be the best explanation of the way that the human mind is able to understand its world.

  • Finally, present your views on whether humans can actually know the truth about objects or ideas in the world.

  • After reading about the various proofs of the existence of God, identify which of these arguments seems to be the best, and explain why you think so.

  • If you find none of them convincing, present your best argument against one of these proofs and why it fails to accomplish its task.

  • Complete your response by reflecting on why philosophers have sought for thousands of years to provide such proofs, and whether it is necessary to do so.


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PHI 208 Week 4 DQ 2 The Turing Test

PHI 208 Week 5 Assignment Final paper The existence of God

  • Present three specific questions that you would ask in the Turing Test to determine if something is real or artificial intelligence.

  • Explain why you think these questions would be the type to reveal the computer to be a computer?

  • Why would these responses have to be given by a human being?

  • Three important sub-disciplines of philosophy are addressed in this course: ethics, epistemology, and religion.

  • For this paper, you will develop an argument that includes your own view on one specific topic relating to one of these sub-disciplines.

  • Below is a list of topics from which you must choose.

  • Feel free to combine topics that seem to fit with one another.


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PHI 208 Week 5 DQ 1 The Meaning of Life

PHI 208 Week 5 DQ 2 Philosophy and Society

  • Chapter 5 is focused on the meaning of human life. Present your view on the ultimate meaning of life.

  • Be sure to back up your view with logical reasoning and as much evidence as you can. What gives human life meaning?

  • How do you know? How should one act in the world once one realizes this meaning?

  • Connect your ideas on the essential meaning of life to the views of at least one philosopher. 

  • After watching Relationship of Philosophy to Other Fields, reflect on the relationship of philosophy to your life in terms of your future education and career goals.

  • What value does philosophy have? How can people benefit from thinking more philosophically?

  • How does philosophy affect ethical issues? What significance does thinking and reasoning critically play in society, and in human flourishing?


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PHI 208 ASH Courses

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