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Phil 13

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Phil 13

  1. 1. Compatible or Incompatible
  2. 2.  A Man with a Plan  Francis Bacon (1561-1626) Idolizing Error  Idols of the tribe  Idols of the cave  Idols of the marketplace  Idols of the theater Don’t Believe Everything You Read
  3. 3.  “I Think, Therefore I Am” – René Descartes (1591-1650) Mind-Body Split A Passionate Affair
  4. 4.  Galilei Galileo The role of philosophy  Metaphysical questions  Epistemological questions
  5. 5.  Scientific Materialism –  Epistemology – the empirical method is the only reliable procedure for obtaining knowledge  Metaphysics – physical stuff (matter & energy) is the ultimate reality of the universe Biblical Literalism  Epistemology – revelation is a reliable method of learning truth  Metaphysics – there is an Ultimate Reality not knowable by empirical methods

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