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  • Injustice with Impunity

    Injustice with Impunity

    "When a person thinks he can do injustice with impunity he does it". Discuss with specific reference to Plato's Crito and Republic. I agree with this statement completely. I will discuss why I chose my answer by giving specific examples from both Crito and Republic. Throughout this essay I will

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    Essay Length: 1,905 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: July 11, 2011
  • Inspiration, Innovation and Invention: Three Impossible Paradigms

    Inspiration, Innovation and Invention: Three Impossible Paradigms

    Inspiration, Innovation & Invention: Three Impossible Paradigms by Anton Krueger (1998) Introduction Introductions cannot be avoided. If something is to be said, it is impossible not to start- something inevitably comes first. Beginnings may not necessarily be causal, and their primacy may not necessarily be primary, but the fact remains

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    Essay Length: 5,544 Words / 23 Pages
    Submitted: June 17, 2011
  • Interpersonal and Intrapersonal Conflict

    Interpersonal and Intrapersonal Conflict

    Interpersonal and intrapersonal conflicts exist in American families in relation to their structural composition. The predominant familial ideology in America, that of the 'Traditional Nuclear Family' is generally understood to contain two parents, one male and one female, and for many this social norm is considered the best foundation for

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    Essay Length: 1,927 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: May 20, 2012
  • Introduction to Political Philosophy Assignment

    Introduction to Political Philosophy Assignment

    Introduction to Political Philosophy Assignment Has any of the writers which you have studied in this module successfully identified the principles which would enable us to build a perfect society? Approaches towards Political Philosophy and defining it has been attempted by great philosophers in the past. These Philosophers having their

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    Essay Length: 1,596 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: July 4, 2012
  • Is Animal Cloning Morally Right?

    Is Animal Cloning Morally Right?

    Waldon Kelly Waldon Professor Fortier PHIL 2100 2/26/16 Is Animal Cloning Morally Right? Animal cloning refers to a biotechnological process where the reproduction of an entire animal occurs from a single cell of a parent animal (Panno 6). The reproduced animal becomes a clone, which is an exact duplicate of

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    Essay Length: 1,589 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: March 17, 2016
  • Is It the Same? Is It Different? Is It the Same Difference?

    Is It the Same? Is It Different? Is It the Same Difference?

    Shaianne Drayton Philosophy February 24th 2016 Is it the same? Is it different? Is it the same difference? We know things can be the same, as well as different. However can things be both? A ship began a voyage around the world, within the time of voyage parts of the

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    Essay Length: 478 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 10, 2017
  • Is Society Becoming More Ethical?

    Is Society Becoming More Ethical?

    Is society becoming more ethical? In Foster's article, he conveys that "Ethics is about good and bad, or good and evil". From the course and articles reading this week I have learned that many in today's society is unable to clearly define "ethics", and perhaps calls right and wrong behavior

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    Essay Length: 256 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: July 5, 2011
  • Is Socrates Right to Say We Should Be Affraid of Death

    Is Socrates Right to Say We Should Be Affraid of Death

    Is Socrates right to say that we shouldn't be afraid of death? Socrates said in the apology, "you are wrong, sit, if you think that a man who is any good at all should take into account the risk of life or death, he should look to this only in

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    Essay Length: 1,378 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: March 21, 2012
  • Is the Death Penalty Just and Applied Fairly?

    Is the Death Penalty Just and Applied Fairly?

    Is the Death Penalty Just and Applied Fairly? The question that will be examined in this essay is whether the death penalty is just and applied fairly. Although there are opinions that both support and oppose the death penalty, there is compelling evidence that the death penalty is just and

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    Essay Length: 2,221 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: February 4, 2013
  • Is the Emphasis on a Color-Blind Society an Answer to Racism

    Is the Emphasis on a Color-Blind Society an Answer to Racism

    Is the emphasis on a Color-Blind Society an Answer to Racism? Racism is a word that sparks a nerve in many individuals today. As hard as it is to believe, racism is still a big factor in what we as a society know as a unified America. Although, it is

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    Essay Length: 354 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: October 25, 2012
  • Is the Tangible Reward Bad?

    Is the Tangible Reward Bad?

    I think it is more desirable to complete task for the pleasure of accomplishment than to get the tangible reward or out of fear of a physical consequence. Intrinsically motivated people tend to finish their tasks even with no reward. For instance, volunteering to serve other people and going on

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    Essay Length: 357 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: September 28, 2011
  • Is Their Anything ontologically Special About the Present?

    Is Their Anything ontologically Special About the Present?

    Is there anything ontologically special about the present? To ask whether there is anything ontologically special about the Present, within the concept of Time, is to ask whether there is anything about the Present's existence which makes it different from the concepts of Past and Future. This area of debate

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    Essay Length: 1,389 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 12, 2012
  • Is Thomas Hobbes an Atheist?

    Is Thomas Hobbes an Atheist?

    Many of Hobbes's contemporary critics accused him of atheism. What elements of the argument in Leviathan do you think were responsible for these charges? Do you think that atheism is a correct assessment of Hobbes's position? Why or why not? Thomas Hobbes was a widely read and controversial author as

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    Essay Length: 616 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: September 10, 2011
  • Ivan Ilyich

    Ivan Ilyich

    Part 2 In the Death of Ivan Ilyich he said maybe I did not live as I ought to have done,' it suddenly occurred to him. 'But how could that be, when I did everything properly?' he replied, and immediately dismissed from his mind this, the sole solution of all

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    Essay Length: 375 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 11, 2011
  • Jake Case

    Jake Case

    There has been a growing movement in the Republican Party to paint President Obama as a radical, from his social policy to his foreign policy, whether it is stimulus spending to offset the falling private sector declining spending, to the investment of GM Motor Company, or whether he has the

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    Essay Length: 237 Words / 1 Pages
    Submitted: March 15, 2013
  • Jann Case

    Jann Case

    You dumped him on no grounds. One fine morning he was told that you don't want him in your life anymore. He was hurt, shattered and confused. The relationship he had given one years to, was suddenly over. It was like someone woke him up from sleep and asked him

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    Essay Length: 389 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: June 9, 2012
  • Jarvis Thompson

    Jarvis Thompson

    Abortion is one of the most controversial and talked about topics of our time. In Judith Jarvis Thomson A defense of Abortion, her opinion about abortion was very interesting. When she explained that most people reason for being for or against abortion, that it was well justified but people haven't

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    Submitted: September 18, 2011
  • Jean Piaget Biography

    Jean Piaget Biography

    Crystal Cipich Psychology 1010 Richard Fleming January 29, 2012 Jean Piaget Jean Piaget was born in Neuchantel, Switzerland on August 9, 1896 to Arthur Piaget, a professor of medieval literature, and Rebecca Jackson. He died years later in Geneva on September 16, 1980. Jean Piaget was known as one of

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    Essay Length: 284 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 28, 2012
  • Jewsih Traditions

    Jewsih Traditions

    There are several views around the world in regards to the concept of love, but can society deem a right and a wrong? Over the years, different people, different cultures, and different time periods, have thought about what symbolizes love. Questionably, does the human kind have an accurate hypothesis about

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    Essay Length: 803 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 28, 2012
  • John Locke

    John Locke

    John Locke was born on August 29, 1632 to Puritan parents, John Locke Sr. and Agnes Keene, in Wrington, a small village in Somerset, England. Locke's father was a country lawyer and served as a captain of Calvary for the Parliamentarian forces during the early part of the English Civil

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    Essay Length: 1,044 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: September 8, 2011
  • John Locke

    John Locke

    Locke is now in a position to explain the function of a legitimate government and distinguish it from illegitimate government. The aim of such a legitimate government is to preserve, so far as possible, the rights to life, liberty, health and property of its citizens, and to prosecute and punish

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    Essay Length: 384 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: October 3, 2011
  • John Locke and Jean - Jacques Rousseau and Private Property

    John Locke and Jean - Jacques Rousseau and Private Property

    John Locke and Jean-Jacques Rousseau cultivated theories on human nature and how men govern themselves. Locke argues that human rights are strengthened by private property and names property as a human right. Rousseau, however recognizes the massive inequalities that it creates between human beings, arguing that the acquisition of private

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    Essay Length: 2,511 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: December 5, 2011
  • Justice

    Justice

    Justice is a concept we believe we understand even if we have difficulty putting the concept into words. Justice is defined by the relationship that exists between the individual and the state, and justice means that the state treats every person equally and seeks to resolve disputes on the basis

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    Essay Length: 251 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: June 29, 2011
  • Karl Marx

    Karl Marx

    Karl Marx Karl Marx was a well-known supporter of communism and theorist from the 19th century. His ideas led to some well-known theories on society, economics, and philosophy. One of the passages we read from the manuscript, "The Meaning of Human Requirements," talks about the irony of the capitalist system.

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    Essay Length: 1,866 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: August 1, 2011
  • King Arthur

    King Arthur

    Heroes are usually the major part of a legend. Heroes exemplify the qualities that the people of their time period admire most in a person. King Arthur was considered a romantic hero in the medieval era. King Arthur is a mysterious figure thought to be from the sixth century AD.

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    Essay Length: 472 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 7, 2011
  • Knowledge and Humanity

    Knowledge and Humanity

    "The whole object of education is to develop the mind. The mind should be a thing that works." -Sherwood Anderson "When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but creatures of emotion." -Dale Carnegie In "Is There Any Knowledge That a Man Must Have," American

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    Essay Length: 961 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 9, 2011
  • Knowledge or Belief Case

    Knowledge or Belief Case

    Knowledge or Belief Joseph Bland American Intercontinental University Abstract What is knowledge and what is belief? Can the two topics mean the same? Knowledge is something that is believed to be true. Beliefs are truths that have no evidence to prove it is true. There are two kinds of truth

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    Essay Length: 749 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: June 30, 2013
  • Lab 1: Equilibrium of Forces for 3 Point Load

    Lab 1: Equilibrium of Forces for 3 Point Load

    C:\Users\Zaidan0136002236\SkyDrive\logoUTeMPNG.png FAKULTI TEKNOLOGI KEJURUTERAAN UNIVERSITI TEKNIKAL MALAYSIA MELAKA STATICS LAB 1 BETA 1333 SEMESTER 1 SESI 2015/2016 LAB 1: EQUILIBRIUM OF FORCES FOR 3 POINT LOAD DATE : COURSE: [ ] GROUP: [ ] LAB GROUP: [ ] NAME OF GROUP MEMBERS & MATRIX NUMBER 1. 2. 3. NAME OF

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    Submitted: March 10, 2016
  • Lab Case

    Lab Case

    It's scary. As a child I didn't know my deepest fear. I was always carefree and always looking for something to get into at recess. Nothing really mattered much then. I was young and care free. It sounds crazy but I used to hear whispers when I entered middle school.

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    Essay Length: 523 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 5, 2013
  • Lars and the Real Girl

    Lars and the Real Girl

    In the movie Lars and the Real Girl, starring Ryan Gosling as Lars, the main character finds himself lost in his own reality. In this reality he believes that a doll, which he purchased online, is actually real. Lars' older brother, Gus, is very apprehensive when he realizes that Lars

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    Essay Length: 936 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: October 10, 2012

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