Reading philosophy can be a difficult thing to do, if you do not know how to read it effectively. Here are some tips.
Skim Topics and look for topics and conclusions, noting important key areas
Re-read key sections
Read what others say about the topic/key areas
As appropriate articles become available, I will link/post them here.
The following selections from many sources found on YouTube. These quick videos will help you get a general understanding of certain parts of the topics we discuss. They can also help you review and study.
ONLY USE THESE RESOURCES AS REVIEW.
THE INFORMATION DISCUSSED IN CLASS IS WHAT YOU WILL BE TESTED ON.
Language and Meaning
(More in-depth info than what we covered in classes.)
The Meaning of Knowledge
Language Use, Knowledge, Justified True Belief, Gettier Cases
Cartesian (Radical) Skepticism
Skepticism, Descartes' Cogito
The Nature of Reality
Plato's Cave (from The Repuiblic)
Appearance & Reality
The Problem of Induction
The general problem, Hume's Riddle
Induction, Deduction & Abduction
Induction & Deduction,
Goodman's Grue, & Abduction
The New Riddle of induction
The New Riddle, Subjects/Predicates, Goodman's Grue
Causation -v- Correlation
Correlation/Causation, Correlation Fallacies
Where Does the Mind Reside?
Plato's Euthyphro Dilemma
What is God Like?
The Nature of God
Determinism & Free Will
Determinism, Free Will
The Problem of Evil
The Problem with Evil
Learning takes dedication and deterination. Those of us who have taught for a while have seen many methods of learning. We can likely help in many ways.
We all learn differently, and if you're having issues with class in assimilating the information, your unique learning style may not be engaged. I have many options to help, so make an appointment to discuss this with me.
But first, watch this video, and try one of these online quizzes (bring the learning type information with you to your meeting):