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PHILOSOPHY BOWLING RESULTS

• Is the world eternal? YES
• Do humans have contra-causal free will (i.e., can humans do otherwise)? NO
• Is beauty in the eye of the beholder? YES
• Do humans have souls? YES
• Are there natural rights? YES
• Is it morally permissible to eat meat? NO
• Is the unexamined life worth living? NO
• Is truth subjectivity? YES
• Is virtue necessary for happiness? YES
• Can a computer have a mind? YES
• Can humans know reality as it is in itself? YES
• Is hell other people? YES
• Can art be created accidentally? NO
• Can we change the past? NO
• Are numbers real? NO
• Is it always better to know the truth? YES

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I am very sorry to relay that philosophy major Micah Morris, who graduated this past spring, was killed in a motorcycle accident last weekend. Micah had taken a break from his degree to become certified as a mortician, and then returned to his philosophy classes armed with a kind of specialized knowledge and humane temperament that made him a wonderful partner in conversations. His funeral will be in Provo on Friday morning; there will follow a graveside service Friday afternoon in Samaria, Idaho. Please send me a note if you would like details.

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1 Comment

  1. Kleiner says:

    A very nice obituary here and a chance to share your memories of him with his family and friends:

    http://www.russonmortuary.com/sitemaker/sites/RUSSON1/obit.cgi?user=1062689Morris

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