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  • Happiness Lady Philosophy

    Happiness Lady Philosophy

    Does Lady Philosophy adequately defend her claim that God rules the human realm in such a way that good are always rewarded and the wicked are punished? Well, It starts with happiness; Boethius says that being happy is defined as simple power and simple wealth. Having fortune, which as Lady

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    Essay Length: 1,186 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 8, 2011
  • Healthcare Case

    Healthcare Case

    The healthcare system in the United States is currently under debate as citizens struggle with the rising costs of care and uninsured individuals. The U.S is spending about 2 trillion dollars in healthcare costs and is the most expensive in the world, yet health conditions are rising among Americans and

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    Essay Length: 793 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: October 13, 2011
  • Heidegger Critique

    Heidegger Critique

    Heidegger Kritik 1NC Shell 1-8 Science and technology objectify 9 Objectification produces an inhuman world 10-11 Heidegger perspective promotes human survival 12-13 Heidegger's perspective protects environment 14-16 Releasement protects environment 17-18 Releasement enhances freedom 19 Releasement isn't passive 20-21 Heidegger not a mystic 22-23 Answers to Heidegger's Nazism 24-26 Heideggers's

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    Essay Length: 9,456 Words / 38 Pages
    Submitted: August 2, 2011
  • Higher Education

    Higher Education

    Jose L. Reynoso Grand Canyon University Doctorate Program Letter of Intent November 24th, 2012 Q: 1- What has motivated you to achieve a Doctoral degree? The constant demand of an ever expanding field of education motivated me to further add more to my education. A doctoral program revolves around constant

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    Essay Length: 364 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 27, 2013
  • Hobbes Leviathan Response

    Hobbes Leviathan Response

    Hobbes's Leviathan I find Hobbs's discussion on the establishment of a commonwealth interesting. However, I am not convinced that the two ways in which he describes the rise of a commonwealth to be equal like he does. I agree with the argument of the establishment through institution (agreements, contracts) that

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    Essay Length: 351 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 22, 2011
  • Homosexuality

    Homosexuality

    Homosexuality is believed by many to be a natural occurrence present in the gene pool, while others feel it is a choice that can be derived by influence and is also a completely reversible state of orientation. Sigmund Freud tackled these two arguments and aimed to find whether homosexuality was

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    Essay Length: 1,319 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: June 11, 2011
  • How Descartes Proves the Existence of God in Meditation III

    How Descartes Proves the Existence of God in Meditation III

    In Mediation III, Descartes attempts to prove the existence of God. Descartes is certain that he is a living thing, a thing with thoughts and ideas, however God could be deceiving him. Thus, he digs deeper to learn more about God and his existence to assure himself that he is

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    Essay Length: 699 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 6, 2016
  • How Far Is Deontology Persuasive as an Ethical Theory? (12 Marks)

    How Far Is Deontology Persuasive as an Ethical Theory? (12 Marks)

    How far is deontology persuasive as an ethical theory? (12 marks) Kant's morality is straight forward and based on reason. There are clear criteria to assess what is moral and the moral value of an action comes from the action itself but many people would consider that thinking about the

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    Essay Length: 496 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2011
  • How I Understand Epistemology from Chinese and Western Philosophy

    How I Understand Epistemology from Chinese and Western Philosophy

    Linguistics explain Analysis of the meaning of the word, usually can give us more inspire. Word "epistemology", it combined of the Greek words "episteme" and "logos". 1, episteme Episteme refers to our all experience; knowledge and the experience of what we have learned. Initially, Greek people cannot distinguish "aesthesis" and

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    Essay Length: 1,839 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: June 6, 2011
  • How Persuasive Philosophically Is the Doctrine That Learning Is Recollection?

    How Persuasive Philosophically Is the Doctrine That Learning Is Recollection?

    How Persuasive Philosophically is the Doctrine that Learning is Recollection? In the Meno, Meno presents Socrates with a paradox about inquiry. He argues that there is no way to inquire into something that you don't know, since you don't know how to begin and you do not know that you

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    Essay Length: 2,052 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: February 10, 2013
  • How Religion Makes Men Do Moral only for the Sake of Rewards

    How Religion Makes Men Do Moral only for the Sake of Rewards

    How religion makes men do moral only for the sake of rewards. The first reason that shows how religion demotes human morality is that it presents morality as a means to an end, rather than an end of its own right. There are many examples recognized in the Pentateuch, where

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    Essay Length: 376 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 27, 2012
  • How Should We Judge People Today?

    How Should We Judge People Today?

    In the modern world, history plays an important role in whether we like someone, or hate someone. For example, we tend to prefer to be with people who we have never been at war against. We seem to have a subconscious desire to not be with people are ancestors or

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    Essay Length: 271 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: July 18, 2012
  • How to Mummify a Pharaoh

    How to Mummify a Pharaoh

    Page | 1. Direction words: Question 1: Identify Question 2: Use, to read, submit, note, do Question 3: State Question 4: Explain Question 5: Quote, identify, state Question 6: Describe, explain, give, to illustrate Question 7: Choose, copy out, state, state, state, write, express, provide Question 8: Choose, give, analyze,

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    Essay Length: 3,664 Words / 15 Pages
    Submitted: November 23, 2015
  • How to Read Philosophy

    How to Read Philosophy

    How to Read Philosophy Philosophy is probably one of the most difficult and ambiguous chain of studies, often challenging our minds and ways of thinking. The authors for “Writing Philosophy” describe it as a rational reflection on the views and theories of how the world operates around us. There are

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    Essay Length: 658 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: October 22, 2017
  • How You Would Assess a Company Based on Ecommerce

    How You Would Assess a Company Based on Ecommerce

    The Internet and the Web have grown as e-commerce vehicles for reducing costs, increasing value chain efficiency, building customer relationships, trading information and ideas, strengthening brands, and generating revenues. As e-commerce grows, businesses need to be prepared to meet these changes by upgrading their business rules, practices, and systems. There

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    Essay Length: 837 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: October 3, 2011
  • Human Differences

    Human Differences

    Abstract The general meaning of human differences and how these differences separate us from each other day-to-day will be expressed in this paper. According to Chris Truman's article on Mahatma Ghandi, he states one of Ghandi's many famous quotes, "No culture can live, if it attempts to be exclusive." What

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    Essay Length: 403 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 24, 2011
  • Hume on the Idea of Self

    Hume on the Idea of Self

    Hume on the Idea of Self Despite the seemingly innate belief that one's thoughts and feelings stem from some source of self that is in constant existence.Hume denies that any such source lives in creation due to the fact that "no proof can be derived from any fact, of which

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    Essay Length: 484 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 5, 2011
  • Hunger Games Vs Reality Tv Show

    Hunger Games Vs Reality Tv Show

    Suzanne Collins says that the inspiration to write The Hunger Games came from channel surfing on television. On one channel, she observed people competing on a reality show and on another she saw an actual war coverage. She said "I was tired, and the lines began to blur in this

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    Essay Length: 308 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 2, 2012
  • I Am Strange Loop

    I Am Strange Loop

    Doug Hofstadter's focuses contribution to consciousness studies and the field of intelligence. He indicated on his article that each of us is a point of view, and one's perspective indeed our most intimate subjectivity can exist in other substrates, outside of the brain. No, Hofstadter hasn't gone mystical, religious, or

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    Essay Length: 1,205 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: May 5, 2012
  • Ideologies in the World

    Ideologies in the World

    There are 200s coutries in the world. As a good country, it must have a philosophy to determine the way of life its civilization,that is called Ideolody. There are a lot of Ideologies in the world as well. For example Liberalism, Communism, Capitalism, Socialism Communism, etc. In Indonesia we have

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    Essay Length: 538 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 30, 2013
  • Imagination Is More Important Than Knowledge

    Imagination Is More Important Than Knowledge

    Albert Einstein is a famous and accomplished theoretical physicist, which is why, at first, it seems odd to question his words. However, it is not forbidden to think about them. Imagination is one powerful tool in life; artists require loads of it but mere imagination is not enough, we wouldn't

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    Essay Length: 1,585 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: April 7, 2013
  • Immanuel Kant

    Immanuel Kant

    Immanuel Kant -Deontological Ethics -Born in Königsberg, city in East Prussia now part of north east Germany -Experienced poverty and a strict religious household -From age 8 his routine was study and work -When he was 46 he was hired at a university as a professor of logic and metaphysics

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    Essay Length: 511 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 26, 2011
  • Immanuel Kant

    Immanuel Kant

    Immanuel Kant is a philosopher who argued about moral requirements that are based on being rational. Immanuel Kant most influential work was probably the "The Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals." Immanuel Kant's thesis in his works that I will be writing about is what qualifies good will. The idea

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    Essay Length: 1,913 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: April 5, 2012
  • Impact of Television

    Impact of Television

    Although television is perceived as one of the greatest scientific inventions of the 20th century and is watched enormously by the American public, it is often criticized as the root of intellectual destruction for children. Television has been praised throughout history for its ability to transmit visual images with accompanying

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    Essay Length: 410 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 22, 2012
  • Imperfect Research

    Imperfect Research

    Research is a tool that has outstanding prospects for the future. It institutes particulars that facilitate advancement in daily life. This affirms that the benefits reward the domestic as well as the professional background. This paper evaluates the hope for perfect research in the globe. Researchers are human beings. They

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    Essay Length: 290 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 18, 2013
  • Importance of Physics

    Importance of Physics

    Physics (from Ancient Greek: φύσις physis "nature") is a natural science that involves the study of matter[1] and its motion through spacetime, along with related concepts such as energy and force.[2] More broadly, it is the general analysis of nature, conducted in order to understand how the universe behaves.[3][4][5] Physics

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    Essay Length: 471 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: July 23, 2011
  • In Search of the Lost

    In Search of the Lost

    1. 1) Identify, 2) N/A, 3) State, 4) explain, 5) Identify and state, 6) Explain, 7) State and express, 8) Analyze, 9) Identify, 10) Identify and choose, 11) Explain, write and indicate, 12) Find, 13) Find 2. See attached photocopy 3. Mangosteens 4. The authors purpose is to remind readers

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    Essay Length: 898 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: September 23, 2013
  • Inconvenient Truth

    Inconvenient Truth

    I have wanted to see An Inconvenient Truth for a long time, and this reaction paper gave me a reason to watch it. I was curious as to how Al Gore sparked the interest of Americans and people all over the world for this production to be in the list

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    Essay Length: 1,178 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: July 31, 2011
  • Individual Mandates of Oboma Care

    Individual Mandates of Oboma Care

    Individual mandate provision of PPACA Alton Dawson July 8,2017 The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act better known as Obamacare was signed into law in March 2010 by former President Obama. The purpose for the passage of the PPACA legislation was to overhaul the health care industry to make healthcare

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    Essay Length: 2,905 Words / 12 Pages
    Submitted: July 4, 2017
  • Inductive Case

    Inductive Case

    Planning: 1. The prince's prime profession should be war. (p.39, para.1) 2. Being disarmed make the prince despised. (p.40, para.2) 3. The prince must train himself which can be done in two ways: by action and by mind. (p.40, para.3) 4. Besides well-diciplined and trained, the princes must also learn

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    Essay Length: 409 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 5, 2011

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