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Thursday, January 30, 2014

Daily Quiz

1. (T/F) The Dalia Lama, in his book The Universe in a Single Atom: The Convergence of Science and Spirituality, said that if science proved religious claims in Buddhism false, then one must abandon those religious claims.

2. What was Einstein's view of Buddhism?

3. How do we avoid "the disease of finding science disenchanting"?

4. What's epiphenomenalism?

5. Does the question of what preceded the Big Bang make any sense, on Flanagan's view?

6. Does Flanagan think we're "clueless" about whether mental states are material?

Also of note:
Does Buddhism reject God and soul? (68)

What does Buddhism "see through" regarding cosmological and design arguments? (68)

"Science has scriptural traditions of its own." How so? (70)

What's F's view of "scientific materialism"? (72)

Can "karma" be naturalized? (73-5)

Are evolutionists and Buddhists equally prone to invoke "received wisdom"? (77)

And there's much more of note here, in this chapter. You tell me...

Help me out, please, and claim your QRs (Quiz Runs): Post those FQs by the day before class, so I'll have time to incorporate them into the quiz. 

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