Files on this site written by Sandra LaFave


Absolutism, Absolute Relativism, Relative Relativism Mythos and Logos World Views Powerlessness and Integrity
Affluenza Necessary and Sufficient Conditions The Problem of Evil
Amphibolies Nietzsche on Race and Sex Psychological Egoism and Ethical Egoism
Are All Voluntary Acts Selfish? Non-Consequentialism: Objectives and Readings Rationalism
Aretaic (Virtue) Ethics: Objectives and Readings Notes on AI (Artificial Intelligence) Readings on Media and Consumer Culture
Aristotle's Metaphysics and Psychology Notes on Braitenberg's Vehicles Refutation by Logical Analogy
Basic Concepts of Logic Notes on Dennett's "Where Am I?" Relativism
Biology and Religious Experience Links Notes on Descartes' Meditations Relativism: Objectives and Readings
Brentano and Frege Notes on Hume Review English Grammar, Usage, Spelling
Buddhism and Self Notes on Hurley's Logic Ch 2.1 and 2.2 Roadmap of Philosophy of Mind
Chronological List of Western Philosophers Notes on Jackson's "Epiphenomenal Qualia" Sample Phil 17 Graded Essay Answers
Comparison of Eastern and Western Religions Notes on Perry's Dialog -- The First Night Sample Graded Midterm (Ethics)
Compatibility with all states of affairs Notes on Perry's Dialog -- The Second Night Sample Graded Paper on Egoism
Consequentialism: Objectives and Readings Notes on Perry's Dialog -- The Third Night Sample Graded Paper on Relativism
Cosmological and Teleological Arguments Notes 1 on Leiber's Can Animals and Machines Be Persons? Sample Graded Papers
Critical Thinking Checklist Notes 2 on Leiber's Can Animals and Machines Be Persons? Sample Phil 17 Midterm 1 Objective Portion
Davidson and Anomalous Monism Notes on Plato's Meno Sample Philosophy 17 Final Exam
Duties to the Less Fortunate Objectionable vagueness Sample Syllabus Phil 2 (Intro to Logic)
Egoism: Objectives and Readings On quibbling Sample Syllabus Phil 22 (Philosophy of Religion)
Empiricism Online Resources for Informal Fallacies Sample Syllabus Phil 3 (Intro to Ethics)
English Quizzes The Ontological Argument Sample Syllabus Phil 6 (Philosophy of the Person)
Epistemology and Metaphysics Open and Closed Concepts and the Continuum Fallacy Sample Test 1 on Hurley's Logic Chapter 1 (with answers)
Essay error codes Outline Ch 1 & 2 Schick & Vaughn's How to Think about Weird Things Sample Test on Hurley's Logic Chapter 1 (without answers)
Ethics and Gender Outline Ch 3 Schick & Vaughn's How to Think about Weird Things Sample Test 2 on Hurley's Logic Chapter 1 (with answers)
Ethics and Ideology (Notes on Nietzsche and Marx) Outline Ch 4 Schick & Vaughn's How to Think about Weird Things Sample Test on Hurley's Ch 4 and 5 (with answers)
Ethics and Ideology: Objectives and Readings Outline Ch 5 Schick & Vaughn's How to Think about Weird Things Self Test on Definitions
Ethics and Religion Outline Ch 6 Schick & Vaughn's How to Think about Weird Things Self Test on Logic Concepts
Ethics and Religion: Objectives and Readings Outline Ch 7 Schick & Vaughn's How to Think about Weird Things Self Tests on English
Evil and Theodicies Phil 1 Final Exam Essay Questions Socrates
Examples of Bad Writing Phil 17 -- Midterm 3 on Media Some PreSocratic Philosophers
Fallacies of Composition and Division Phil 17 Objectives & Readings Part 1 (Phil & Critical Thinking) Study Guide for English Test
Free Will and Determinism Phil 17 Objectives & Readings for Part 2 (On Meaning) Study Guide for Phil 1 (Intro)
Freud on Women Phil 17 Objectives & Readings for Part 3 (Basic Logic) Study Guide for Phil 2 (Logic)
General philosophy resources online Phil 17 Objectives & Readings for Part 4 (Writing Well) Study Guide for Phil 3 (Ethics)
Glossary for Logic and Critical Reasoning Phil 17 Objectives & Readings for Part 5 (Fallacies) Study Guide for Phil 6 (Person)
God and Time Phil 17 Objectives & Readings for Part 6 (Media) Study Guide for Phil 17 (Critical Thinking)
How to Write Good Phil 17 Objectives & Readings for Part 7 (Epistemology) Study Guide for Phil 22 (Religion)
Introduction to Aristotle Phil 17 Objectives & Readings for Part 8 (Weird Things) Notes on Subjectivism
Introduction to Ethics Phil 17 Sample Graded Midterm 3 Subjectivism: Objectives and Readings
Introduction to Metaethics Phil 17 Sample Midterm 2 on Fallacies Summary of Basic Theories of Truth
Is Religious Language Nonsense? Phil 17 Midterm 1 Essay Questions Syllabus Phil 1
Kant: The "Copernican Revolution" Phil 17 Sample graded gapers Syllabus Phil 17 (Logic & Critical Reasoning)
Kant's Ethics Phil 17 Self Test on Fallacies "Thinking Critically About the Subjective-Objective Distinction"
Locke and Berkeley Phil 17 Self Tests on English Using Truth Tables
Logical Behaviorism Phil 22 Midterm 1 Notes on Utilitarianism
"Making Peace with Prozac" Phil 22 Midterm 2 What Are the Odds? Elementary Probability
Marxist Critique of Consumer Culture Phil 22 Final Exam What Is a Person?
Marxist Economics Phil 3 Final Exam What is Bad Logic?
Mary Anne Warren on Persons Phil 6 Final Exam Study Questions What Is Philosophy?
Metaphysical Views Physicalism Why the English Review?
Metaphysics and Epistemology Plato on soul Writing a Paper on Egoism
Midterm Exam (Ethics) Plato's Philosophy a Reply to Glaucon Writing a Paper on Relativism
Multiculturalism and Philosophy Phil 1 QuizzesAristotle: An Early Empiricist
Straw Man vs Red Herring vs Missing the Point The Will to Believe and the Leap of Faith


Files on this site cited by Sandra LaFave


"The Chinese Room Argument and Replies to It" Hubert Dreyfus and Stuart Dreyfus, "From Socrates to Expert Systems" Peter Singer, "Animal Liberation"
Aristotle, selections from De Anima Tim Thurman, Introduction to Binary Arithmetic Plato, Phaedo Stephanos numbers 76e-84
Aristotle, selections from Nichomachean Ethics Jim Riley, The Problem of Evil Plato, Phaedrus Stephanos numbers 245-257
Article "Theism, Atheism, and Rationality" by Alvin Plantinga John Searle, "Is the Brain a Digital Computer?" Plato, Republic Stephanos numbers 514-521, 427d-445
Carol Adams, The Sexual Politics of Meat John Searle, "Minds, Brains, and Programs" Richard Feynman on Science
Carol Cohn, "Sex and death in the rational world of defense intellectuals" John Taylor Gatto, Against School Sigmund Freud, "Femininity"
Clotaire Rapaille Interview on Advertising and Reptile Brain Karen Warren, "Towards an Ecofeminist Peace Politics" and "The Power and the Promise of Ecological Feminism" Special Pleading
Daniel Dennett, "Animal Consciousness: What Matters and Why" Karl Marx, "Alienated Labor" ("Estranged Labor") St. Cloud State's LEO (excellent, comprehensive site on writing)
Daniel Dennett, "Quining Qualia" Ken Bigelow, Adding Binary Numbers Steven Goldberg, "The Inevitability of Patriarchy" (1977)
Daniel Dennett, "Where Am I?" Ken Bigelow, Basic Logic Functions and Gates Terry Bisson, Meat in Space. Also known as "They're Made of Meat"
David Foster Wallace, "Tense Present: Democracy, English, and the Wars over Usage" Ken Bigelow, Derived Gates NAND NOR XOR Textbook Companion Website for Hurley's A Concise Introduction to Logic
Donald Simanek's Pages LEO's Guidelines for Non-Sexist Use of Language The Questions of King Milinda (Buddhist Scripture)
Excellent general site on fallacies ("The Fallacy Files") Logical Inconsistency Index of Skeptical Inquirer articles online
Excerpt from Steven Pinker's The Language Instinct on the universal culture Mary Anne Warren, "On the Moral and Legal Status of Abortion" Stevan Harnad, "Minds, Machines, and Searle"
Feodor Dostoevsky, from The Brothers Karamazov On fallacies of ambiguity William James, "The Will to Believe"
Frank Jackson, "Epiphenomenal Qualia" On fallacies of presumption Thomas Nagel, "What is it like to be a bat?"
Frank Pajares, Outline of Kuhn's Structure of Scientific Revolutions On fallacies of relevance Tim Holt's philosophy of religion site
Gloria Steinem, "Sex, Lies, and Advertising" The Paradox of Egoism UVA World Religions and Spirituality Project
History of Science from PBS Patricia Churchland, "The Hornswoggle Problem" Video overview of epistemology
Jack Balkin, "How Mass Media Simulate Political Transparency" William J. Beaty, Recurring Myths About Science

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