Fter reading chapter 6 and 7 of the textbook, Philosophy the Power of Ideas, answer the following questions.
After reading chapter 6 and 7 of the textbook, Philosophy the Power of Ideas, answer the following questions. Each answer should be at a minimum 1 paragraph, while others may be several paragraphs in length. The grade of A (180 out of 200 points) will only be assigned to exemplary submissions which demonstrate extensive thought and effort in completion of the assignment.
Please note: there are only two sources for you answers: the textbook and your mind! Any information taken from other sources is unacceptable. Plagiarism of the thoughts or ideas of others be it from books or the internet will result in a zero on the assignment and your final course grade being dropped by a full letter grade.
1) Explain and evaluate Rene Descartes argument for knowledge including the role of skepticism, the evil demon, and god in resolving his doubts.
2) Explain and evaluate Thomas Hobbes view that all objects are material, including thoughts, feelings and ideas.
3) Explain and evaluate John Lockeas Theory of Representative Realism and of primary and secondary qualities.
4) Explain and evaluate Benedictus de Spinozaas view the a?God is alla? (or everything).
5) Explain and evaluate Benedictus de Spinozaas view that we are determined to be free in the context of the notion of free will.
6) Explain and evaluate Anne Conways monism in light of the fact that she argues for 2 distinct substances.
7) Explain and evaluate the two versions of epiphenomenalism: occasionalism and parallelism.
8) Explain and evaluate Olivia Sabuco de Nantesas view on the connection between mind and body.
9) Explain and evaluate George Berkeleyas view that a?to be, is to be perceiveda?.
10) Explain and evaluate Gottfried Wilhelm Leibnizas view of monads.
11) Explain and evaluate David Humeas arguments against induction (including the notion of the role the principle of the uniformity of nature plays in the argument) and also arguments against cause and effect.
12) Explain and evaluate Immauel Kantas notion of the noumenal and the phenomenal.
13) Explain and evaluate Hegels arguments against the noumenal.
14) Explain and evaluate Schopenhaueras pessimism.
15) Which, if any of the philosophers in these chapters has a reasonable view of epistemology or metaphysics and why?