PHILOSOPHY OF THE HUMAN PERSON

Fall 99:  INSTRUCTIONS FOR FINAL EXAM MEETINGS

PROFESSOR YOKO ARISAKA

Office:  CA D8D    Phone:  422-6424    email:  arisaka@usfca.edu

Question:

Fill in the brackets to construct your own view of the “human person’:

In my view, the two articles/authors from the list of readings we have done in this class which best characterize my conception of the “human person” are [list two of the authors/articles you liked the best].  In article 1, the most significant idea is [the idea #1].  In article 2, the most significant idea is [the idea #2].  I consider these the most interesting/helpful in my own reflections about the human personhood, because [give reasons for each—2 points each, 4 points total].  If I had to synthesize my own statement about what I consider to be a good definition of what it means to be a human person, I would say the following: [state your own definition--this need not be absolutely original, but it could be a combination of the material we’ve studied—3 points].  However, there are others who would disagree with me.  My “opponents” would be [two of the authors/articles you least agree with, #3 and #4].  They would say that my view is wrong, because they believe that [state the criticisms from #3 and #4 against your view—2points each for #3 and #4; 4 points total].  But I would say that they are still wrong; my reply or defense to them would be [articulate your defense against the criticisms—4 points].

15 points total.

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Fill in and bring this portion below to the final:

Philosophy of the Human Person
FALL 99: Arisaka

FILL IN AND BRING THIS SHEET TO THE FINAL MEETING

NAME:

SECTION: (specify 9:45am class or 11:10am class)

THE ARTICLES I HAVE SELECTED ARE:

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MY MAIN POINTS (jot down key ideas you are going to talk about, in the order you will discuss):
 


 
 



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