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  • Socrates's Social Contract with the Laws

    Socrates's Social Contract with the Laws

    Socrates's Social Contract with the Laws The recurring theme in Plato’s “Crito” would be the obedience or agreement to the Laws. As Socrates lies in jail, Crito makes compelling arguments to convince Socrates to attempt an escape. Socrates allows him to make arguments to hear him out. In this paper,

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    Essay Length: 1,467 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2017
  • Socrates, Descartes and Hume

    Socrates, Descartes and Hume

    The relationships between the wisdom and knowledge of these three philosophers are in their own right are correct. They all have a way of finding knowledge for themselves and the way they form their wisdom. Which comes from there challenges and life experiences. These philosophers create there own philosophies by

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    Essay Length: 763 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 9, 2011
  • Solve a Problem Paper

    Solve a Problem Paper

    Creative Thinking Charles E Stove PHL/458 October 3, 2011 Vish Patttanashetty Describe each stage of the creative process using Ch. 5 of your text. In Chapter 5 of the text it was stated that being creative is more than having certain traits. It means behaving creatively, addressing the challenges we

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    Essay Length: 1,418 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: February 13, 2012
  • Some Guy's Philosophy of Teaching

    Some Guy's Philosophy of Teaching

    Education is the spreading of knowledge and ideas from one generation to the next and my philosophy of teaching includes the steps to make that teaching successful. First, a successful teacher makes sure all students have equal opportunities to learn according to their ability. Secondly, a successful teacher must make

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    Essay Length: 502 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 14, 2013
  • Speciesism - a Moral Obligation

    Speciesism - a Moral Obligation

    Max Bauer Phil 121 Paper 1 Speciesism is a "prejudice or bias in favor of the interests of members of one's own species and against those of the members of other species." (Singer) Often many people argue against speciesism by claiming similarities to other bigotry related theories such as racism

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    Essay Length: 774 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 5, 2011
  • Speech Bout Suicide

    Speech Bout Suicide

    In life, there are many challenges that will face you and it will not always be easy and you must find a way to overcome that problem. But some people want an easy way to escape the problem and one of these ways is to kill themselves or what we

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    Essay Length: 657 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 31, 2015
  • Spiritual Poetry in Sri Lanka

    Spiritual Poetry in Sri Lanka

    TIBET WILL LIVE AGAIN By Tsoltim N. Shakabpa Our snow peaks are melting Our forests are wilting Our rivers are putrefying Our animals are starving Our monasteries are crumbling Our people are moaning Our nation is dying And China is celebrating But have no doubt Our peaks will be white

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    Essay Length: 320 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: August 13, 2011
  • St. Augustine

    St. Augustine

    Desmond Tutu once said, "You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them." Family is the foundation of everyone. We are prepared for life through our experiences as we grow within our families. Both positive and negative family experiences affect individuals and make

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    Essay Length: 357 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 19, 2012
  • Stereotyping Teen Mothers

    Stereotyping Teen Mothers

    A stereotype is a popular belief about specific social groups or types of individuals. The concepts of "stereotype" and "prejudice" are often confused with many other different meanings. Stereotypes are standardized and simplified conceptions of groups based on some prior assumptions as you will see in the following stereotypes. You

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    Essay Length: 1,364 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: September 13, 2012
  • Stress Management

    Stress Management

    "CONQUER IT ALL" To start with, I will not talk about world domination; or even human extinction. I would just like to share few guidelines on how you could conquer the small problems you encounter everyday and even against the adversities we face in life. Well, of course my first

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    Essay Length: 327 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: July 30, 2011
  • Suicide Case

    Suicide Case

    1. Identify the different types of suicide. What in your opinion, are the reasons for so carefully defining the concept of suicide? 2. Discuss Feinberg's augument that it is a person's right to commit suicide because of "personal autonomy". Do you agree or disagree? Explain. 3. According to Schopenhauer, why

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    Essay Length: 257 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: October 6, 2011
  • Suicide Is Painless

    Suicide Is Painless

    Suicide is Painless First let us put things into context by bringing in the categorical imperative which states that we must act on that maxim which at the same time we can will to become a universal law. The song Suicide is Painless postulates that the decision to take one's

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    Essay Length: 295 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 6, 2012
  • Summary of Bullying Free Speech

    Summary of Bullying Free Speech

    Summary of Bullying Free Speech By Harvey Silverglate In the article titled, "Bullying Free Speech," Harvey Silverglate concluded that the Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act should not be passed. The act was initiated by Senator Frank Laughtenburg and Rep. Rush Holt, who authored the bill to prevent future incidents of

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    Essay Length: 405 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 8, 2012
  • Synthesis Paper: Philosophy

    Synthesis Paper: Philosophy

    Synthesis Paper: Philosophy Does God exist? How to build an attractive city? Does life is real or just an imagination? An average person fails to answer these questions objectively, but philosophers have this will on solving these problems. Philosophy and logic are the fundamentals in search for meaning. Philosophers have

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    Essay Length: 2,647 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: September 24, 2015
  • Teachers Workshop

    Teachers Workshop

    reflection: Week 2 Janice Karishma Lata Describe: In my first week of my practicum I kept myself busy by practicing my teaching skills by doing many art activities with toddlers. This was my first practicum with toddlers. So my goal was that I have do my best and learn different

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    Essay Length: 1,137 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: June 22, 2011
  • Technology in West Africa

    Technology in West Africa

    when we call a group of scholars professional philosopers or we say a group of students is engaged in the task of studying philosophy, what exactly do we mean? this question is important not simply because of the usual impression of philosopher as a kind of intellectual generalist, whose area

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    Essay Length: 269 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: July 12, 2011
  • Teleological Argument for God’s Existence Is Untrue

    Teleological Argument for God’s Existence Is Untrue

    Teleological Argument for God’s Existence Is Untrue Does god existence? What is god? To answer these questions, teleological argument for God’s existence is a famous and popular one. In the first section of this essay, I will explain the detail of a teleological argument for God’s existence and find out

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    Essay Length: 1,170 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: October 29, 2018
  • Thales - All Is Water

    Thales - All Is Water

    By merely looking at Thales' cosmological thesis that "all is water", one is apt to believe that he was a foolish man, unworthy of his reputation as a great philosopher and mathematician. However, as Bertrand Russell once said, "Philosophy begins with Thales" (Russell, 1972). In this paper, I will examine

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    Essay Length: 1,485 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: June 26, 2012
  • Thales of Miletus

    Thales of Miletus

    Thales of Miletus was a man who was believed to be the first true Greek philosopher. He is also known as the mathematician who introduced the concepts of geometry to the Greeks. The twentieth century philosopher Bertrand Russell goes further and says that Western philosophy begins with Thales.(Russell) He was

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    Essay Length: 1,532 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: May 8, 2012
  • The Basis of Knowledge

    The Basis of Knowledge

    The question, "What is the basis of knowledge?" is often contested by rationalists and empiricists. The arguments presented by these epistemologists are radically different, and are often viewed as the only options by which we can derive true knowledge. Rationalists believe that the only dependable source of knowledge is the

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    Essay Length: 2,014 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: February 15, 2012
  • The Battle of the Bundle and the Theory

    The Battle of the Bundle and the Theory

    The Battle of the Bundle and the Theory Derek Parfit was a British Philosopher that used two theories to show his view on the Unity of Consciousness and the Unity of a Life. To start, the Unity of a Life is a series of experiences that occur overtime. The Unity

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    Essay Length: 682 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 12, 2012
  • The Box

    The Box

    I believe "the box" plays an important role in linking sources of innovation to globalization. McLean seems to perform the functions of an entrepreneur as described by economist Joseph Schumpeter. As very well portrayed in the chapters McLean finds the source of innovation from the problems and challenges he faces

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    Essay Length: 297 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 11, 2012
  • The Burden of Intimacy

    The Burden of Intimacy

    The Burden of Intimacy The scope of this essay will be to examine female subordination in romantic heterosexual relationships through the argument given in Simone de Beauvoir’s work “The Second Sex”. Beauvoir believes that much of a women’s psychological self is constructed through the ideals of male dominance over her

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    Essay Length: 1,615 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: February 12, 2018
  • The Cave - the Allegory of the Cave - Plato Case

    The Cave - the Allegory of the Cave - Plato Case

    What is reality? Why do we search for wisdom? What are the effects of the bringers of wisdom? "Allegory of the Cave" by Plato helps us to answer some of these questions we may ask ourselves. This parable is about a group of men that are held captive underground in

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    Essay Length: 1,302 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: February 8, 2013
  • The Challenge of Truth

    The Challenge of Truth

    “THE CHALLENGE OF TRUTH” One can say, think or try and dissect or literally open the brain and try to figure out what’s happening inside of it and that’s what humans are trying to do these days. As if we are curious of all the things in this world. This

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    Essay Length: 373 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: October 27, 2016
  • The Cost Case

    The Cost Case

    The survival of banks depends on lending money. Naturally the money the banks lend brings interest and this interest is the one, which keep the banks floating. Thus lending of money gives them the incentive to offer their customers loans to the full amount permitted by the Central Bank. As

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    Essay Length: 379 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 22, 2012
  • The Deontology Theory

    The Deontology Theory

    The Deontology Theory: Today's health care providers are continually innovating the way health care services are provided, thanks to such things as increased education and technological advancement. But on the other hand there are some challenges, new and old, they must face. Probably the most notable of challenges in health

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    Essay Length: 322 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: August 17, 2011
  • The Difference Between Knowing and Believing

    The Difference Between Knowing and Believing

    The Difference between Knowing and Believing Latasha Y. McMaster AIU Online Abstract Every day we ask ourselves if what we believe is true or not, the answer can be given in only one way. Sometime we do not want to believe things because we do not have facts or reason

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    Essay Length: 757 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: July 3, 2013
  • The Different Ways Criminals Thinking

    The Different Ways Criminals Thinking

    When a criminal commits a crime, what is he thinking? Does he know he is doing wrong? Or does he think he is doing nothing wrong? In this paper I hope to inform my readers of the different ways criminals think. Sometimes a person might not know what he is

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    Essay Length: 1,474 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: June 24, 2011
  • The Erosion Case

    The Erosion Case

    According to (Week 4 Ch. 8 Reading. (n.d.). Sedimentary rocks originate from the erosion of pre-existing rocks that have been broken down through weathering. When the sediment is placed and underground, it lithifies and develops into new rock. Furthermore, According to (Amethyst Galleries. (1995-2010). Sedimentary Rocks are shaped through assembly

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    Essay Length: 632 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 14, 2013

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