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UNT PHIL 2070 - Aristotle, Continuation of Nietzsche and Charlie Hebdo Discussion, Paul Tillich, Philosophy

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Phil 2070 1st Edition Lecture 2 Outline of Last Lecture I. Discussion over survey resultsII. Nietzschea. “God is Dead” parableIII. Charlie Hebdoa. T.I.N.A. b. Connection to NietzscheOutline of Current Lecture IV.AristotleV. Continuation of Nietzsche and Charlie Hebdo discussionVI. Connection between Nietzsche, Charlie Hebdo, and TillichVII. Short discussion over Philosophy VIII. Paul Tillich’s “The Dynamics of Faith”Current LectureAristotle- 4 qualities of reasono Intellectual Virtues- Calculating – Reason from step to step (episteme)- Intuition – We just “see it” (nous), apprehendo Do you reason/calculate to form an understanding of God?- Temperance- JusticeNietzsche and Charlie Hebdo Discussion- The “madman” declared that “God is dead”- Diagnosing the Enlightenment effects on Western culture (17th century – present day)o Human reason can figure things out- The “madman” are the people that have been focusing on the dominance of reason (science)- Nietzsche discusses, can we really live a “life” based only upon science and rationality?These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor’s lecture. GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes, not as a substitute.- John Paul Sarte – Random stuff happening / Useless passion- Scientific Enlightenment – can see everything except for the Ultimate (connection with Tillich)- We have a battle between two world views:o World of Science vs. Fundamentals of Religionso Connects to Charlie Hebdo: French satire magazine Attack what they feel has been sanctified Blaspheme/ObnoxiousTexas Sharp Shooter- The idea of shooting a bullet and then drawing the bullseye.- ^ Similar to when a person begins reading the Bible, they are searching for something.So what is Philosophy? How does this connect with religions?- Different goals than other subjects, such as Biology, Math, etc.- The main idea: You’re going to come up with positive knowledge.- Unlike other subjects where they master a body of knowledge, philosophy is about learning how to open your mind, ask a better question, and challenge certainties that can hurt you.o Ability to see that you come from behind your eyes and see something that is not there. o It is a way of engaging the struggle of life and recognizing that life has a lot of uncertainty – making you listen to other people’s ideas.- The right answer is the one you work out yourself. Helps you raise interesting questions in your life.Charlie Hebdo connection?- If you give people no future, do you increase the violence against religion?- Violence struggle dominance vs. Loving struggleo Open communication- Examples of Violence struggle:o Manipulationo Superiority- Issue of intellectual superiorityo In genders violent response through argumentPaul Tillich’s “The Dynamics of Faith”- Philosophical approach to take a step back and look at the situation- Doubt is important for faith- Faith requires you to take a risko If I know the outcome always, that wouldn’t require any faitho YOU could be wrongo Possibility of losing something- Content of faith is the infinite- How does faith work in human relations? Is it different with God?o Faith and interactions of relationships love love the infinite potential, gateway of infinite


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