When does any object have a truth value for you?

1. If Nietzsche is correct and there is no God and selfishness and apathy for others is the proper characteristic for humans, what would you be limited in doing? Do you think Nietzsche is correct in his assessment of human beings being ultimately selfish with a stronger exploiting the weaker and rising to the top?
2. Do you see what I see? Even if I can give a description that you can understand, how could you possibly know, from my perspective, how the world looks? Explain why this question relates to Russell’s argument about the two tables.
3. When does any object have a truth value for you? When does any object have a truth value for William James?
4. How far is Eddington’s theory, which is based on philosophy of science, from Plato’s theory of the forms from the allegory of the cave?
5. If it was up to you, what type of society would you construct? What would Rawls say about your society?
6. What does it mean to have structures of consciousness as experienced from the first-person point of view, and how does this help with the understanding of Nagel’s phenomenological approach of what it is like to be a bat?

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