15Jan 2022 by
Short Essay Assignment
Watch the following short video lecture: Belief Holism, Consistency, and Rationality. If the link does not work, you can copy and past the URL: https://youtu.be/W5IeXE9YcS8 (its about 16 minutes long).
Next, answer the following three short essay questions:
Explain in your own words the video lecture. Explain in a way that you are telling and teaching a friend the contents of the video.
Everyone has had inconsistent views. You may have come to believe something that was inconsistent with what you previously believed. This might have made you change your beliefs. What were those views and how were they inconsistent? What did you do to resolve them?
Think of a time when someone held inconsistent views. This could be a friend, family member, a politician, a celebrity, etc. What were the inconsistent views and how were they inconsistent? What would be the best way to resolve the inconsistency?