For the Distinctions section of the exam, I will choose 8-10 of the following distinctions (and you’ll have some freedom):


1. Compatibilism vs. incompatibilism about free will

2. Retributive vs. preventative views of punishment

3. Dualism vs. materialism

4. Hell vs. purgatory

5. Body vs. psychological theory of personal identity

6. Dying vs. being dead, in Rosenbaum

7. Dying vs. death, in Rosenbaum

8. Strong AI vs. weak AI, in Searle

9. Resurrection vs. interim state

10. Survival vs. identity, in the thought of Parfit

11. Qualitative sameness vs. numerical sameness, in Merricks

12. Doctrine vs. imagery, in C. S. Lewis