Religious Language 20th Century Influences – Lesson 4 – Bliks

Bliks WATCH: This lecture https://vimeo.com/686658668/b943b523ab WATCH: This video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YnseACVwhzg THINKING POINT. a. Are bliks reasonable assertions to make? b. Hare said we all have bliks that we all uses all the time. Is this correct? c. Was the lunatic student speaking rationally? d. Did Mitchell’s partisan parable prove that we should not take what people […]

Religious Language 20th Century Influences – Lesson 3 – Falsification

WATCH: This lecture https://vimeo.com/686658380/de183ed397 WATCH: These videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wf-sGqBsWv4https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-X8Xfl0JdTQhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVo6tTQKa70https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fdmEAV1kZC0 THINKING POINT. a. To what extent does Popper’s falsification undermine Flew’s version of falsification? b. Was Flew correct that believers will constantly change their assertions. c. Is there a difference between an assertion being unscientific by Popper’s standards and uncheckable by O’Hear’s? Resources *Please select the button […]

Religious Language 20th Century Influences – Lesson 2 – Language Games

WATCH: This lecture https://vimeo.com/686657864/7078e8275c WATCH: This video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=goEroFjcgWM THINKING POINT. a. By calling all language forms of language games, did Wittgenstein give all types of language credit or criticism? b. What does it mean to say that language is a form of life? How does that apply? c. If language is groundless, what value is […]

Religious Language 20th Century Influences – Lesson 1 – Verification

WATCH: This lecture https://vimeo.com/686657393/9afeede291 WATCH: These videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WEapixdAClchttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3EebMeEo91chttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zmwgmt7wcv8 THINKING POINT. a. Were the Logical Positivist trying to abolish belief in God? b. Is the Principle of Verification, verifiable? LISTEN: To the below Panspsycast Philosophy Podcasts Resources *Please select the button circled red to toggle fullscreen in the PDF viewer below* Lecture Notes Source Material – Language […]