Philosophy Mid-Term

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Hello, I have a midterm due on Sunday Oct. 28th, and I really need some help completing my assignment. Ive attached the pdf file of what is required. It's a minimum of 500 words (not including quotes).

Philosophy 1 Take-Home Midterm Due: Sunday, October 28th by 11:59PM on Via Canvas REQUIRED: 1. Uploaded as .doc or .docx 2. Works Cited page for quotes and source 3. Length: Sections 1, 2, and 3 should EACH be a ​minimum​​ of 500 words (not including quotes). If under the minimum points will be deducted. The Last Section has no word count requirement. Section 1:​​ Why is Francis Bacon be weary of Anticipations of Nature? Why does Bacon prefer interpretations of Nature? Give an example from a real life experience to flesh out your insight. Section 2:​​ Why is Descartes Skeptical of his beliefs? How Skeptical are you compared to Descartes? Do you believe there is anything insightful about Descartes’ Skepticism? How does The Matrix​ relate to the concept of Skepticism? Explain the significance of the following quote from ​The Matrix​ (Also point out any problems you might have with this quote): “Have you ever had a dream, Neo, that you were so sure was real? What if you were unable to wake from that dream? How would you know the difference between the dream world and the real world?” - Morpheus Section 3:​​ Descartes uses his Cogito Argument to leverage a further argument proving the existence of God - this is called the WaterMark argument. He then uses his proof of God to demonstrate the existence of an External World. a. What is the Cogito Argument? i. Provide a quote which helps explain the argument from the text. b. What is the WaterMark argument? i. Prove a quote which helps explain the argument from the text. c. Do you find Descartes arguments convincing? Is there anything insightful about his arguments? Why or why not. Section 4​​: Do you believe Descartes arguments help provide space for science and religion to function? What is the significance of Martin Luther and Galileo in relation to Descartes? REMINDER ABOUT PLAGIARISM: scans for plagiarism in your essays on its own. You must cite your sources. Copy/Paste without credit to original source will earn no credit.

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School: UC Berkeley

I'm sorry for the previous document that came to you incomplete. But now it's completely finished, I included the quotes too. I'm sorry for the incovenites and any corrections do not hesitate to tell me.

Part I
Section 1: Why is Francis Bacon be weary of Anticipations of Nature? Why does Bacon
prefer interpretations of Nature? Give an example from a real life experience to flesh out
your insight
Bacon ventures to explore in a critical way the induction and on the way to it he attacks Aristotle
for the reasoning where he only anticipates nature with general questions. On the other hand, life
as such is. It exists indistinctly from our past and defines itself. This is the relentless pursuit of
truth that does not want to be subject to standard and immaterial assumptions. It is like when
Aristotle following the steps of Plato explores the world of ideas and reaches conclusions where
the representation of objects is closer to the truth. Although the purpose itself is right and its
reality is constituted by the properties of the object. Then Bacon has this disagreement with the
anticipation of what is known because he understands that it is only recognizable as it exists and
not precisely that it is seen.
It's like saying that a car is an object that exists through the representation that is created in my
mind and represents it, that that object only exists as long as I imagine it and that my relationship
with it is conditioned by the vision I have. And so we could apply it to an infinity of things that
could be materially knowable for our senses but starting from this principle we could say that
whatever we see could only be an image that is perceptible through our thoughts and built by
them. Then this car that we touch and even smell the paint adhered to the metal that is part of all
the materials that make up the car would only be an object that appeared to the extent that our
conscience was elaborating the vehicle in detail. Although we know that all material resources
are what constitute objects and these exist from these properties that come from nature.
Therefore the car is an object that exists indistinctly of my perception of it and will continue to
live whether observable or not.
In aphorism 10 gives us an image on this subject and exemplifies it: "Nature is much subtler than
are our senses and intellect; So that...

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