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  • Trojan War

    Trojan War

    The Trojan War goes back to the marriage between Peleus and Thetis, a sea-goddess. They had not invited Eris, the goddess of discord, to their marriage and the goddess being outraged stormed into the wedding banquet and threw a golden apple onto the table. Eris said that whoever was the

    Essay Length: 719 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 29, 2011
  • Twilight of the Idols - Friedrich Nietzsche

    Twilight of the Idols - Friedrich Nietzsche

    Friedrich Nietzsche was raised by Christian ministers and although he went to school to study theology, he became an atheist and followed the path of philosophy instead. He died an early death, dealing with mental illness in the later years of his life. Nietzsche believed in what he termed "slave

    Essay Length: 629 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 14, 2010
  • Tyranny in a Democracy

    Tyranny in a Democracy

    The Tyranny of the Majority in a Democracy I. An Overview of the Socio-Political Condition of the Nineteenth Century John Stuart Mill (1806-1873), a political and social thinker of the nineteenth century wrote one of his several classics, On Liberty. It was the genre when social injustices are more predominant

    Essay Length: 4,619 Words / 19 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2011
  • Ulysses


    Ulysses was a space craft that was sent to study the heliosphere and to explore the solar environment at high ecliptic latitudes. The unique craft was sent by NASA and European Space Agency. There were ten instruments included in the space craft. The instruments measured the suns fields and particles

    Essay Length: 577 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: August 10, 2011
  • Understanding God

    Understanding God

    To understand that God exists through reason as well as through the way I was taught as a Roman Catholic in that He is just there (faith) was an interesting way to unite philosophical and theological beliefs together. Natural theology which is to pursue the knowledge of God using intelligence

    Essay Length: 621 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: September 12, 2011
  • Understanding Morality Term Paper

    Understanding Morality Term Paper

    Understanding morality term paper Leung Ka Yan 4180937 Abortion means the termination of pregnancy through getting a fetus or embryo of before it can survive outside the matrix. Spontaneous abortion is also understood as miscarriage. Purposed abortion is called induced abortion, or "induced miscarriage" with less frequency. This is the

    Essay Length: 1,774 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: March 20, 2018
  • Usa Patriot Act

    Usa Patriot Act

    Since September 11, 2001 the USA Patriot act was put into law, with very few congress reviews and debates. This act was put into place just 43 days after the terrorist attack. The US Patriot act stands for "(Uniting and Strengthening America" (Fritscher, 2007).In order to do so the most

    Essay Length: 855 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 11, 2011
  • Utilitarian Vs. Kantian Ethics

    Utilitarian Vs. Kantian Ethics

    Rojas Utilitarian vs. Kantian Ethics The utilitarian theory of ethics evaluates the moral correctness of a decision based on its outcome, while the Kantian theory, formed by Immanuel Kant, is based on the deontological moral duty theory which evaluates the moral rightness of an action no matter what the consequences

    Essay Length: 1,893 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: December 17, 2017
  • Utilitarianism


    Rojas Utilitarianism Utilitarianism is a philosophical belief that the goodness, or rightness, of an action is derived from the amount of utility gained from the action. Utility can be defined as the well-being of sentient beings. In this basic belief of utilitarianism an action that maximizes utility is the action

    Essay Length: 1,981 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: December 17, 2017
  • Utilitarianism and Justice

    Utilitarianism and Justice

    Contemporary Moral Principles Utilitarianism This moral principle emphasizes a great balance of good over bad. As to the “Greatest Happiness Principle”, the sole basis of every action whether right or wrong depends if it promotes more happiness than harm, if its purpose is to bring pleasure and appreciate the absence

    Essay Length: 578 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: October 16, 2017
  • Vampire Diaries Script

    Vampire Diaries Script

    MAN: For over a century, I have lived in secret; hiding in the shadows, alone in the world. Until now. I am a vampire. And this is my story. [A man and a girl in a car, on the road.] MAN: An hour's drive to hear that crap. You know,

    Essay Length: 3,881 Words / 16 Pages
    Submitted: June 28, 2011
  • Varieties Case

    Varieties Case

    Final Reflection Paper William James's Varieties of Religious Experience has had the most influential impact on my thinking of religion. This work is composed of a variety of lectures, in which William James attempts to study religion from a purely psychological standpoint. Perhaps, the most influential aspect of his work

    Essay Length: 866 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 12, 2012
  • Vengence - a Story of My Values

    Vengence - a Story of My Values

    Evil Rises Sweat fell from Lance's brow. The groans and clacks of the undead surrounded him, as if beckoning him to give in. He turned in a circle, only seeing the mass of undead bodies around him, ranging from green zombies to pearly white skeletons. He breathed in and then

    Essay Length: 8,090 Words / 33 Pages
    Submitted: March 12, 2012
  • Virtue Is It's Own Reward

    Virtue Is It's Own Reward

    The quote, "Virtue is it's own reward," was first said by the famous philosopher Marcus, Cicero. In his book The Republic and the Ring of Gyges, Plato was able to elaborate and express his own views on the topic. From Plato's perspective, we are able to see his argument. However,

    Essay Length: 577 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 15, 2012
  • Walmart - Conducting a Business Analysis

    Walmart - Conducting a Business Analysis

    Abstract In 1962 Sam Walton expanded his retail career by opening the first Wal-Mart Discount City Store in Arkansas. Walton continued the growth of this well-known chain at an accelerated pace and soon expanded to 24 stores across Arkansas, reaching 12.6 million in sales. Wal-Mart at this time was on

    Essay Length: 597 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 31, 2012
  • We Judge People

    We Judge People

    We all witness prejudice every day, we judge people and people judge each other without getting to know them. Prejudice is judgement toward people or a person because of gender, social class, age, disability, sexuality, race/ethnicity, language, nationality or other personal characteristics. I think one of the worst kinds of

    Essay Length: 574 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 28, 2012
  • We See Things as We Are

    We See Things as We Are

    "We see and understand things not as they are but as we are." To answer this question, two main aspects must be looked at - what or how "we are", and what or how "things are". The concept of "things as they are" implies the universe independent of us. This

    Essay Length: 1,995 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: May 19, 2013
  • What Are the Defining Features of a Scientific Argument and How Are They Dependent on a Historical Content?

    What Are the Defining Features of a Scientific Argument and How Are They Dependent on a Historical Content?

    What are the defining features of a scientific argument and how are they dependent on a historical content? In order to answer this question I will concentrate on the scientific argument for natural selection in Charles Darwin's book, The Origin of Species. I will structure my essay in such a

    Essay Length: 2,047 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: January 23, 2012
  • What Are the Old and the New Charges and What Is the Relation Between Them?

    What Are the Old and the New Charges and What Is the Relation Between Them?

    What are the old and the new charges and what is the relation between them? It was the first time for Socrates to be brought to the court. Things began with a prophecy by the oracle at Delphi which claimed that he was the wisest of all men. Socrates then

    Essay Length: 636 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: July 4, 2012
  • What Is Acting?

    What Is Acting?

    What is Acting? Acting is storytelling. Acting is believing. As an actor you are telling a story to your audience and to tell your story well you must believe it! You must polish your ability to believe in everything that takes place onstage, and believe in your every action within

    Essay Length: 1,253 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: April 10, 2012
  • What Is an Educated Filipino Full

    What Is an Educated Filipino Full

    1. What is an educated Filipino and what qualities should distinguish him today? The conception of education and of what an educated man varies in response to fundamental changes in the details and aims of society. In our country and during this transition stage in our national life, what are

    Essay Length: 752 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 11, 2018
  • What Is Capitalism - Ideologies and Views

    What Is Capitalism - Ideologies and Views

    Introduction WHAT IS CAPITALISM? IDEOLOGIES AND VIEWS: Adam Smith John Locke Good Evening. This awesome group is here to prove the greater advantage of Capitalism and the ideologies and views of Adam Smith and John Locke. Exactly what is Capitalism you might ask?! Capitalism is a socio-economic system in which

    Essay Length: 563 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 26, 2011
  • What Is Critical Thinking: Application and Benefits?

    What Is Critical Thinking: Application and Benefits?

    What is Critical Thinking: Application and Benefits? Critical Thinking is the ability to evaluate any decision without prejudice, through thorough reasoning and credible evidence and after appropriate clarifications. Any decision whether big or small may be broken down into smaller choices and alternatives, each of which when evaluated independently help

    Essay Length: 1,009 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: July 21, 2012
  • What Is Happiness

    What Is Happiness

    What is the relationship between happiness and individuality? First, define 'happiness' and 'individuality.' Then, describe how a reading of Huxley's "Brave New World" affects your thinking on the relationship between happiness and individuality. (Be sure to give some specific examples from Huxley's book to support your position.) How do you

    Essay Length: 1,768 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: September 12, 2011
  • What Is Life

    What Is Life

    "Life is beautiful and yet life is not a bed of roses. Though it is full of ups and downs it has many facets of blessings and successes. To some people, life is hard, cruel and merciless. These set of people see life as punishment throughout their entire lives. They

    Essay Length: 301 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: July 21, 2011
  • What Is Piety?

    What Is Piety?

    An ancient yet timeless debate over the true definition of piety can be found in a critical dialogue between Euthyphro and Socrates. Throughout this commentary, Euthyphro offers several of his own interpretations, but they are quickly followed by Socrates' objections. Socrates main objection follows Euthyphro's claim that the pious is

    Essay Length: 500 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 28, 2013
  • What Is Reality?

    What Is Reality?

    As humans, we think we know everything of the world around us, and yet at the same time we know nothing of it. How is this possible? We as living creatures know everything that exists in our own personal world. The things we wake up to, the things that we

    Essay Length: 937 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 15, 2011
  • What Is the Definition of Wisdom?

    What Is the Definition of Wisdom?

    What is the Definition of Wisdom? What is wisdom? Wisdom is the experience that you learn in life. It is seeing these experiences and asking yourself questions: What can I do differently? How can I change? What else can I learn? Being open-minded leaves the door open to a much

    Essay Length: 1,496 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: August 5, 2015
  • What Is the Purpose of Existance

    What Is the Purpose of Existance

    What is the purpose of existence? Some people might say god or who ever they believe in started the universe and everything in it. This belief may take the form that this existence of ours is simply n a 'test' before we move on to greater things in another plane,

    Essay Length: 1,438 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: June 20, 2011
  • What Is Wisdom?

    What Is Wisdom?

    what is wisdom? What is Wisdom? ________________ Abstract Philosophy is often defined as the pursuit of wisdom. Socrates, one of the most well-known of the early philosophers, exemplifies the idea of a seeker of wisdom; he searched Athens for the true meaning of the word. In Plato’s writings, we learned

    Essay Length: 1,021 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: July 31, 2017

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