Philosophy Debate Powerpoint

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A powerpoint I made for my Philosophy & Star Trek Class for a debate between the principles of Moore and Russel over whether there is an external world or not. Simple ppt for the presentation but it was effective.

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Philosophy Debate Powerpoint

  1. 1. PHILOSOPHY DEBATE Laura Sortwell & Chris Trahos
  2. 2. <ul><li>Proof of an External World </li></ul>G.E. Moore
  3. 3. Hands Example
  4. 4. Proof – 3 Conditions <ul><li>Premise is different from the conclusion </li></ul><ul><li>I certainly know the premise </li></ul><ul><li>The conclusion follows </li></ul>
  5. 5. Misprints Example <ul><li>Laura and Chris are giiving a presentation today debating the arguments of Bertrand Russell and G.E. Moore. </li></ul><ul><li>Following their opening statements, they will be providng objections. Thewy will follow up each objection with an appropriate response. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Proof for the Past
  7. 7. Objections
  8. 8. <ul><li>“ In all affairs it's a healthy thing now and then to hang a question mark on the things you have long taken for granted.” </li></ul><ul><li>- Bertrand Russell </li></ul>Bertrand Russell
  9. 9. Sense-data <ul><li>We do not perceive physical objects directly, but instead only perceive their sense-data </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sense-data are the things that are immediately known in sensation such as color, touch, smell, etc </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Table Example
  11. 11. Table Cloth Example
  12. 12. Proof <ul><li>If P is an instinctive belief, </li></ul><ul><li>P provides the best explanation of S’s evidence </li></ul><ul><li>Then S is justified in believing that P </li></ul>
  13. 13. Objections
  14. 14. <ul><li>Please split up into 2 teams </li></ul>Class Discussion
  15. 15. 2 Proofs <ul><li>Premise is different from the conclusion </li></ul><ul><li>I certainly know the premise </li></ul><ul><li>The conclusion follows </li></ul><ul><li>If P is an instinctive belief, </li></ul><ul><li>P provides the best explanation of S’s evidence </li></ul><ul><li>Then S is justified in believing that P </li></ul><ul><li>Moore’s </li></ul><ul><li>Russell’s </li></ul>
  16. 16. The End

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