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21st Century and Socrates' View Of A Good Life

A 21st century view of what a "Good Life" is would be often defined by Money, Power and Status. We live in a materialistic world right now where it seems like people never have enough and is willing to do anything to have MPS (Money, Power, Status), and if they can’t get it they will be ...

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Aristotle

Aristotle (fig 1) was born in 384 B.C.E in Stagira and died in 322 B.C.E in Euboea. He was Plato’s student and the teacher of Alexander the Great. Aristotle lived in a period where a lot of great thinkers emerged, and in most of his studies he was inspired by some of them. Aristotle had a thought ...

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Are There Any Absolute Rights?

In the article “Are There Any Absolute Rights” Alan Gewirth contends that some rights are absolute in that they can never be justifiably infringed, i.e., overridden, in any circumstances. The rights here in question are claim-rights in that they are justified claims or entitlements to the carrying ...

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Aristotle

Plato was a philosopher who had been a student of Socrates. He formed the first known “university” called the Academy. Plato’s most widely known work is The Republic and his most famous idea is the Theory of Forms1-3. Plato in his Theory of Forms believed that while one’s present life ...

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The Self vs. Society: The Over Man

Nosheen Syeda Self & Society: CORC 1309 February 23rd, 2011 The Self vs. Society: the Over man Friedrich Nietzsche is one of the most prevailing philosophers of the nineteenth century; however, he was not prominent at the time. During the growing ages of science, Nietzsche described his ...

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Article Critique

Aristotle’s scientific method of analyzing empirical data helped pave the way for later generations to understand the “whys” of our world in a much more precise way. The later philosophy of empiricism or “experience-sense data” made famous by John Locke and David Hume, is a better method of ...

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Existence of Deity

When it comes to the existence of deity, a lot of questions arise about this particular topic. There is a substantial amount of evidence that supports the thesis of deity. Some supporting theories include the Ontological argument, the First cause argument, and the moral argument. Each of these ...

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The Communist Manifesto

In The Communist Manifesto Marx and Engels asserted that “in this sense, the theory of the Communists may be summed up in the single sentence: abolition of private property” (Engels & Marx, 2005). Strong arguments in favor of the idea were implemented by the work creators - Friedrich Engels and ...

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Thomas Aquinas

Thomas Aquinas is one of the greatest theologian thinkers in history, exploring new and innovative ways of making sense of how everything came to be. There is somewhat of an earthly, organic nature to his thinking, suggesting that there are ways of proving God’s existence. Although there are ...

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Romantic and Familiar Love

Prompt: Argue that the ideas of romantic love presented by cinema create distorted ideas of family values. Infants are flung into this world a wrinkled, pink, helpless deciphering machine—completely new to their surroundings, decoding every wisp of information they encounter, physically, ...

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Aristotle’s Virtue Theory

Aristotle the Scientist Aristotle was a master of sciences, one upping his fellow philosopher in the conviction of observation and logic. In a time when knowledge had a limit, this man made it a point to know learn and ingest it all, but was just a small glimpse into his legacy. Virtue and ...

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The Mind Body Problem

In Philosophy, there is a conception of at least two substantial different kinds of things that exist in the world: mental and physical. This distinction of two separate categories brings forth the mind-body problem – do the physical body and mind exist as two separate entities, or do they exist ...

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Law of Attraction

Do you believe that you control your own destiny? Do you believe that your life is a mirror of your thoughts? Law of Attraction is believed to be a Universal Law, thus it impacts every part of our existence. This belief states that thoughts power all physical results. If one thinks positive, ...

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SOBRE FISIOLOGIA Y PATOLOGIA

SOBRE "FISIOLOGIA Y PATOLOGIA" Por: Santiago Quiroz En la doctrina de Arthur Schopenhauer (conocida entre otras cosas por su pesimismo) se plantea un elemento vital como principio del ser, que define la realidad de todas las apariencias materiales: la voluntad. Schopenhauer plantea la voluntad ...

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Philosophy

PHIL 1-10 Philosophy: Salt Added—The Christian Worldview and Philosophy The Christian Story: • Everything begins with story: Hindus’ Rig Veda, Marxists’ Das Capital, Christians’ Bible (the unfolding story of redemption). • Story is concrete, personable, “enjoyable,”and dense with ...

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Human Actions through God

During Dr. George speech I learned a lot about Human actions through God. The first material that I understood about George’s speech was the difference he made between two types of human action. The first of these types of these two types is instrumental good which is an action that means you’re ...

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The Way of Life

While the agricultural way of life was adopted not too long ago in the total sum of the human race, it has forever changed the way we live. More people are overweight and undernourished, more people are overworked, and (along with our waistlines) the division between the rich and poor, the haves ...

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Rationalism

Introduction Philosophy must be one of the most aggravating, inconclusive, drawn-out sciences known to mankind. So many questions and opinions; nothing is known for certain because everything is questioned constantly. Writing an essay, let alone picking a belief is extremely difficult because ...

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"The Truman Show": The Meaning of Life

I. Motivation Recently, I watched the movie "The Truman Show," which describes a man, Truman, whose life is actually a constructed reality soap opera. Most of the events, people, even scene around him are devised. He seems to lead his life smoothly, as most of people. It's not until a series ...

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My Theory

Over this semester we have studied philosophies and theories ranging from Confucianism to Darwinian theories. All and all, we have gained a better understanding of the many ways in which we can view the universe and human nature. I find myself however, asking “What kinds of things remain constant ...

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Response Understanding Thinkers and Their Thoughts.

Response Paper # 1 Crane, Understanding thinkers and their thoughts. In Understanding thinkers and their thoughts, Crane underlines the question what do we know about the mind, and how do we really assess ones thoughts or beliefs if it’s not expressed externally through behavior. Crane ...

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Enlightened Thinkers Constructed Paper

After reading what the Enlightened Thinkers thought about human rights, government, and human nature, I understood more about what they thought. Instead of what they did about the problems. The two thinkers, (Voltaire and Hobbes), agreed in some areas but disagreed in others. They both found Human ...

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Forever

Spring fortare! Du får inget högt betyg när du sölar på det här sättet. Så skulle du troligen inte kunna tänka dig att en idrottslärare sa till en blind elev. Om en elev skulle ha problem så som skada eller allmänt inte orka i idrott, då skulle den mest troligt få hjälp på något sätt. För någon med ...

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“Kill ‘em With Kindness”

I believe in killing people…with kindness. When I was in about sixth grade, the drama began for me. I was at a friend’s birthday party and I sat too close to some girl’s boyfriend. Not even noticing I had done it, I was oblivious when her best friend came up to me telling me how I “needed God in ...

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Dualist

The most popular theory of the mind. But not with philosophers. Most non-philosophers hold to this view Most religious believers hold to this view. It is probably the oldest and most widespread theory of mind. There are two separate and distinct substances that make up a human being: mind and ...

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