PHI 413V Week 1 Assignment: Personal Worldview Inventory
Write an 800-1,000 word essay on your personal worldview. Briefly discuss the various possible meanings of the term “spirituality,” and your understanding of the concepts of pluralism, scientism, and postmodernism. Primarily, address the following seven basic worldview questions:
- What is prime reality?
- What is the nature of the world around you?
- What is a human being?
- What happens to a person at death?
- Why is it possible to know anything at all?
- How do people know what is right or wrong?
- What is the meaning of human history?
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PHI 413V Week 1 Topic 1 Discussion 1
The ethos of scientism and postmodernism has exacerbated the perceived philosophical and cultural tension between science and religion. What is your perception of this tension? Use the lecture and the topic readings to support your response.
PHI 413V Week 1 Topic 1 Discussion 2
What aspects of the topic readings do you find the most interesting? What is your view of the analysis of disease and healing in the readings? Explain.