The Story of Philosophy Topics for Discussion

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Identify, define and discuss Plato's concept of the sources of human behavior, including his belief about the location of their origin in the human body.

Describe the characteristics and provide a logical application of Aristotle's syllogism.

Compare and contrast the ideas and goals of Francis Bacon relative to his apparent hero worship of Plato.

Explain what Hegel means by his observation that 'To be a philosopher one must first be a Spinozist."

Identify, describe and challenge or support the reasons Voltaire gives as to why only philosophers should write history.

Compare and contrast the common-man definition of idealism relative to the German philosophy's school of the term idealism.

Identify and describe five elements of Schopenhauer's personal life-style that would contribute to his philosophy of pessimism. What might he have done differently to produce a more balanced and realistic philosophy?

Compare and contrast elements in...

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