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  • Anti Gun Control

    Anti Gun Control

    Should the mere fact that criminals committing crimes with the use of guns infringe the national right of the innocent to possess guns. This is a question that arouses everywhere and no matter which way it is viewed the controversy will always go on. "A gun is a mere tool

    Essay Length: 902 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 7, 2013
  • Anxiety


    Soleil Grant Dr. David Eisenbach Contemporary Civilization October 17, 2011 Anxiety is a very popular topic that is currently being discussed everywhere around the world from classrooms to newsrooms. Its sustained effects permeate in corporate board rooms, popular culture and society at-large. Its financial cost to society and thus, civilization

    Essay Length: 1,758 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: November 15, 2011
  • Aquinas and Augustine

    Aquinas and Augustine

    I understood that both philosophers are ideologically similar because they both practice catholic faith which they upheld at every instance but differed in their form of philosophical explanations. Perhaps the difference in the existing social context at the time of their writings conspicuously marked the difference in their form. Aquinas,

    Essay Length: 339 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: August 8, 2011
  • Are Artificial Persons or Ai Possible in the Future?

    Are Artificial Persons or Ai Possible in the Future?

    Are Artificial Persons or A.I. Possible in the Future? Google has invented self-driving car. Honda has robots that can talk, walk and serve food. Tesla donated $10 million to keep A.I. beneficial to humanity. Improving Robot technology has made the robot master more and more functions. Are artificial persons possible

    Essay Length: 1,723 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: October 29, 2018
  • Are Atheists Less Moral Than Believers?

    Are Atheists Less Moral Than Believers?

    Existential, spiritual or other thought-provoking issues is in what people and animals differ. The matter of the afterlife, as one of these aspects, is divisive. Despite religion in crisis, still, believers constitutes the majority within global population. The scope of aspect religious morality is often being cut down to church

    Essay Length: 614 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: June 19, 2018
  • Are Ethics Relative to Diverse Cultures?

    Are Ethics Relative to Diverse Cultures?

    Ethics are the fundamental principles and basic concepts of correct human conduct. Ethics include the studies of universal values such as human rights, social equality, law, health, safety and also include the studies of the natural environment. "The Challenge of Cultural Relativism" by Rachels states that cultures can have different

    Essay Length: 1,212 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: October 6, 2012
  • Are Leaders Born or Made?

    Are Leaders Born or Made?

    The debate of whether leaders are born or made dates back many centuries. In today's modern society, we are seeing a rapid decline of heredity leadership and a significant rise in role models being business or political leaders. Daniel Goleman argued in Social Intelligence on the topic (chapter 10) and

    Essay Length: 570 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 12, 2012
  • Aristotle Analysis

    Aristotle Analysis

    Coase points out that instead of eliminating smoke pollution by issuing tax to a factory, there should be the other way which optimizes the smoke to the level that maximizes the value of production and minimizes harm to people in the region. Virtue fits in Coase’s analysis in that it

    Essay Length: 295 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: October 16, 2016
  • Aristotle on Sleep and Dreams

    Aristotle on Sleep and Dreams

    Aristotle on Sleep and Dreams Michael Alexander Philosophy 1301 T - TH 11:30 - 12:50 Alexander 1 Aristotle's philosophy covered a broad range of topics including the existence of God, politics, and ethics. These subjects in particular, sleep and dreams, were less glorified than others yet critical topics Aristotle proceeded

    Essay Length: 901 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 5, 2012
  • Aristotle Refutes Plato's Theory

    Aristotle Refutes Plato's Theory

    Aristotle refutes Plato's Theory of Ideas on three basic grounds: that the existence of Ideas contradicts itself by denying the possibility of negations; that his illustrations of Ideas are merely empty metaphors; and that they theory uses impermanent abstractions to create examples of perception. Though the theory is meant to

    Essay Length: 286 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: August 10, 2011
  • Aristotle Theory of Happiness

    Aristotle Theory of Happiness

    1. Kant argues in Section 1 of Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysics of Morals that every human action is motivated either by a subjective inclination or by an objective sense of duty. Making reference to the text, please explain the difference between the two. Which does Kant believe is the

    Essay Length: 1,622 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: July 19, 2011
  • Aristotle's Philosophy of Man's Nature and the Government

    Aristotle's Philosophy of Man's Nature and the Government

    Aristotle's Philosophy of Man's Nature and the Government Ancient Greek philosophers pursued after the essential causes and principles of the universe. They tried to explain objects that could not be recognized by senses such as gods and elements. Among them was Aristotle; he lived from 384 to 322 B.C.E. He

    Essay Length: 1,034 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 26, 2012
  • As Good as It Gets Review - Determinism

    As Good as It Gets Review - Determinism

    Determinism is the general philosophical thesis that states that for everything that happens there are conditions such that, given them, nothing else could happen. There are many versions of this thesis. Each rest upon various alleged connections, and interdependencies of things and events, asserting that these hold without exception. The

    Essay Length: 288 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: July 20, 2011
  • As the Snow Falls

    As the Snow Falls

    AS THE SNOW FALLS. It was a cold cloudy day. The skies were low and dirty like a ceiling in a shabby flat. It was such period of time when trees looks very frozen and lonely because of hoarfrost on them and nights are very cold and dark. It was

    Essay Length: 277 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 14, 2011
  • Assignment of Week

    Assignment of Week

    Week 7 Hand-in Assignment Adham Mukattash 1. Introduction: Traditional Project Management Life Cycle Approach is being used in the company; after revising all the information available in the company, analyzing the data, setting with the various project managers currently on stuff and performing reviews; We had found that traditional PMLC

    Essay Length: 634 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 17, 2012
  • Australia Un Seat 2008

    Australia Un Seat 2008

    March 2008, Kevin Rudd announced that Australia would be vying for one of the 10 non-permanent seats in the UN Security Council. Vying for two spots against Luxembourg and Finland who announced their interest in 2001 and 2002 respectively. Both these countries extremely strong claims to be voted on the

    Essay Length: 312 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: July 13, 2011
  • Beauty Case

    Beauty Case

    To be beautiful is not to have a pretty face. To be beautiful is to be kind and help others, not for personal gain but just to see the happiness in others. I am sorry, I do not have a paper to upload at the moment but I need to

    Essay Length: 384 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: September 5, 2012
  • Biblical Worldview Perspective

    Biblical Worldview Perspective

    A Worldview is how we look at the world around us; it's our perception of how we see things. It's a person's viewpoint and the core values that are brought to the table when making decisions. From a Biblical Worldview perspective mankind was created by God therefore coming from God

    Essay Length: 491 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 6, 2012
  • Black Construction and the Racial Wage

    Black Construction and the Racial Wage

    Surname Name Tutor Course Date Black Construction and the Racial Wage W.E.B Du Bois’ “Black construction and the Racial Wage” is an authoritative social composition that sees the sights of racism as a considered strategy executed by the Industrial North to avoid a cohesive waged people emerging in America. Whereas

    Essay Length: 376 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: October 31, 2018
  • Brick Industry

    Brick Industry

    Inkjet printer continuous 5-100 pl 1-5 Pa*s <0.5 µm special paper required to reduce bleeding <350 (A3 trim size)[20] [edit] Digital printing By 2005, Digital printing accounts for approximately 9% of the 45 trillion pages printed annually around the world.[14] Printing at home, an office, or an engineering environment is

    Essay Length: 571 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 23, 2012
  • Buber's I/thou Relationship

    Buber's I/thou Relationship

    Brian Steves Intro to Ethics Pre-Test Essay #3 Similar to Kant's means/end relationship, I saw Buber's I/Thou Relationship as a telling sign for the relationships in my life. I, as well as, I'm sure, many others, have relationships where they see others as a means to an end, or as

    Essay Length: 707 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 9, 2012
  • Bucket Case

    Bucket Case

    My Love and I just finished watching the movie "The Bucket List" with Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman. This is one of the best movies I have seen of late. The relationship that developed between their characters as they faced immanent death was fabulous. They decided to accomplish as much

    Essay Length: 754 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 24, 2013
  • Business Ethics - Cross Border Business

    Business Ethics - Cross Border Business

    Cross –Border Business With the trend of globalization among the world, business of enterprise no longer limit on specific region, but can be expanded everywhere on the earth. Cross-border business allows enterprises to trade easily, which not only increase the revenue and reputation across different territories, but also convenience that

    Essay Length: 2,847 Words / 12 Pages
    Submitted: February 1, 2016
  • Can Computers Really Think?

    Can Computers Really Think?

    Can computers really "think"? Apparently, computers can not only think but fool a person into thinking that they are human as well. The Loebner Prize for artificial intelligence ( AI ) is awarded every year to research uncovering this vivacious and alluring field. The contestants are awarded based on research

    Essay Length: 597 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 29, 2012
  • Can Machines Be Persons?

    Can Machines Be Persons?

    There are various philosophical issues that can be derived from the stimilus image. The robot is playing a trumpet so a possible issue could be the characteristics of person hood and if musical abilities is part of them. The issue I will specifically look at is the one relating to

    Essay Length: 1,373 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 15, 2013
  • Can one Be Moral and Not Believe in God?

    Can one Be Moral and Not Believe in God?

    Can one be moral and not believe in God? PHI 103 September 26, 2011 The argument set forth is best understood by the first line given by Hamlet in Act 3, Scene 1 in this 1600 play, "Hamlet," written by William Shakespeare (1600). "To be, or not to be, that

    Essay Length: 2,193 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: April 22, 2013
  • Change and the World Changes for You

    Change and the World Changes for You

    to change the world you first need to change yourself. Whatever big we see, was started first as a small thing, which later grew up into a big thing because of the care and attention that was given to it. Before we build up a relationship or try to bring

    Essay Length: 374 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: September 12, 2011
  • Change and the World Changes for You

    Change and the World Changes for You

    I believe very firmly that one person can change the world. That one person may not be able to do a whole lot physically to change the world, but one person has the power to inspire others to help that person change the world. I also believe very firmly that

    Essay Length: 358 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: September 29, 2011
  • Change How You See and See How You Change

    Change How You See and See How You Change

    Marvil, Gean Venus L. BSAT-III; Philo102-A May 26, 2018 “Change how you see and see how you change” (Zen Proverb) The way individuals respond to change is largely determined by their perspective, of how they see and understand things as well as their underlining social constructions. Our points of view

    Essay Length: 1,075 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: May 28, 2018
  • Characteristic of Culture

    Characteristic of Culture

    The second characteristic of culture is that "culture is shared by a group of people". We can consider a thought or an action as a culture if it is commonly shared and believed or practiced by a group of people. If it is commonly shared and believed by a group

    Essay Length: 366 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: July 14, 2011

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