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  • Crito Case

    Crito Case

    "Crito" written by Plato, is a play that focuses upon Socrates and Crito. Socrates (a famous Athenian philosopher) has been sentenced to death when he refuses to stop studying the practice of philosophy. With few days to spare, Crito (a follower of Socrates) presents a plan to Socrates so that

    Essay Length: 945 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 6, 2011
  • Cultural Relativism

    Cultural Relativism

    The concept behind ethical relativism states that ethical rules are not concrete for all societies and times, but are connected to the standards of individual societies and time periods. I disagree with this theory because societies should be judged by their moral beliefs on the foundations that time doesn't change

    Essay Length: 328 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 16, 2011
  • Data Case

    Data Case

    Picard is displaying a concern for Data as not just property of the ship, but as physical property even if Data is machine it process characteristic of a familiar physical object. Data is not human but still he identify Data of having being alive and having consciousness and being aware,

    Essay Length: 326 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: September 23, 2012
  • David Chalmers Case

    David Chalmers Case

    The Zombie Argument is supposed to show that physicalism is false. Explain how the argument is meant to work. Discuss one or two objections to it, including Patricia Churchland's objection. Is she right that it is an argument from ignorance? Consider what Chalmers can say in defence. Weigh up the

    Essay Length: 2,317 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: April 9, 2013
  • David Hume: Art, Taste and Beauty

    David Hume: Art, Taste and Beauty

    In his work "Of the Standard of Taste", David Hume quickly comes to the conclusion that we cannot get a standard of taste or beauty from an examination of abstract concepts like "beauty" or "ugliness" utilizing the tools of rational thought. Instead, he assumes that we must apprehend a standard

    Essay Length: 930 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 17, 2012
  • Debate Between Descartes and Searle

    Debate Between Descartes and Searle

    Debate between Descartes and Searle Descartes believed that god created us. He believed the mind was separate from the body. He show the metaphysical principals by using a rock. He took the rock and dropped it to show the rock knew to fall to the center of the earth. Yet

    Essay Length: 276 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 7, 2012
  • Dehumanized Behavior

    Dehumanized Behavior

    It is inevitable that conflict within a relationship will happen rather it be a deep personal relationship, or that of two strangers first meeting. The defining moment comes in rather the conflict can be settled in a constructive manner or rather it degrades and spirals into a destructive catastrophe. If

    Essay Length: 508 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 28, 2012
  • Deontological Theory

    Deontological Theory

    Exercise Theory Title: Deontological Theory Theory Description: Deontology derived from the Greek words 'deon' and 'logos' which means duty and reason respectively. Deontological theories judge the morality of choices by criteria different than the states of affairs those choices bring about. ( archives/fall2008/entries/ethics-deontological) The Deontological theory contradicts what teleological theories

    Essay Length: 935 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: September 22, 2012
  • Descartes Case

    Descartes Case

    Although the Second Meditations seem to suggest Descartes' position is that we can know of existence before essence, a closer look at the Objections and Replies would result in a clarification-he believes existence cannot be known without essence. Rather, they go hand-in-hand--knowledge of one cannot be without the other. This

    Essay Length: 983 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 3, 2012
  • Descartes Mind-Body Argument

    Descartes Mind-Body Argument

    It would seem logical to assume that if the mind and body were in unity, then when the body passes, the mind does also. Descartes sets forth to argue the contrary in Meditations of First Philosophy, more specifically, in the Sixth Mediation. According to Descartes, it would be erroneous to

    Essay Length: 2,189 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: May 11, 2011
  • Discuss George Steiner's Theory of Translation with Reference to Its Importance for Translation Theory as a Whole

    Discuss George Steiner's Theory of Translation with Reference to Its Importance for Translation Theory as a Whole

    . Discuss George Steiner's theory of translation with reference to its importance for translation theory as a whole. "'... all of the children would jump into the Brod when it was so hot, and our parents would sit on the side of the water and play cards. Tell him.' I

    Essay Length: 401 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 7, 2012
  • Discuss the View That the Value of Art Is Its Capacity to Imitate or Represent Our Experience

    Discuss the View That the Value of Art Is Its Capacity to Imitate or Represent Our Experience

    The value of art is an controversial concept. For example, some believe that we value art simply because of its formal qualities or because it provokes some kind of emotion within the viewer. Others hold the view that the value of art is in its capacity to imitate and or

    Essay Length: 750 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 9, 2013
  • Divine Command Theory

    Divine Command Theory

    Exercise Theory Title: DIVINE COMMAND THEORY Theory Description: The Divine Command Theory is a kind of rule-deontological theory which believes in a single non-teleological principle, 'will of God', that would define whether an action is right or wrong. Also known as theological voluntarism, it holds that rightness or wrongness of

    Essay Length: 701 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: September 22, 2012
  • Do We Have an Obligation to Help the Starving

    Do We Have an Obligation to Help the Starving

    By definition, deontological ethics are based upon duty or obligations. The question still remains, however, of how far this duty extends, and this becomes particularly apparent with the somewhat difficult issue of famine. Common thought suggests that people should aid the starving, but it seems that they are apparently under

    Essay Length: 1,168 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: May 12, 2011
  • Does God Really Exist

    Does God Really Exist

    Abstract Everyone at some point in their life has asked this question and that is does God really exist. This question can be brought forth for many reasons and leaves many people wondering if there is a true answer. Most people have not experienced God and are doubtful about God

    Essay Length: 2,050 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: January 15, 2012
  • Domestic Abuse

    Domestic Abuse

    Introduction This essay will look at relationship between gender and violent crime. It will also look at the contributory reason why there is a significant difference in the ratio of crimes to each perspective gender and the attributor's factors. At least five areas of life tend not only to inhibit

    Essay Length: 1,922 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: July 29, 2011
  • Don't Let Us Be Silenced

    Don't Let Us Be Silenced

    Don't Let Us Be Silenced Do you remember those days when spying on people use to be frowned upon? Well according to the government those days have gotten up and left. With everybody connected to the internet now days, the government and the corporations of America spy on regular citizens,

    Essay Length: 674 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: July 18, 2012
  • Drake Under the Philosopher’s Eyes

    Drake Under the Philosopher’s Eyes

    Mojica, Gabriela Mojica Prof: Neil Florek December 12, 2016 Philosophy of Music Drake Under the Philosopher’s Eyes Aubrey Drake Graham know as simply Drake. He was born on October 24, 1986 in Canada. He is a rapper, songwriter, record producer and actor. He first got know as an actor in

    Essay Length: 1,052 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 7, 2018
  • Dream Interpretation

    Dream Interpretation

    Date;12/1/2016 Dream interpretation I was on the terrace of the building of the old c type quarter , there was a bed sheet lying exactly in middle of the terrace , i can see everything as it was bright moonlight , first i accidently dropped the coin which bounced back

    Essay Length: 393 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 29, 2016
  • Dualism Vs. Materialism

    Dualism Vs. Materialism

    Dualism vs. Materialism In this paper I will talk about two perspectives regarding the never ending mind-body issue. When people think about this topic they immediately wonder how is it possible for a material mind to affect a non-material body and vice versa. This is one key topic when it

    Essay Length: 1,446 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 10, 2013
  • Duties Toward the Body in Respect of Sexual Impulse

    Duties Toward the Body in Respect of Sexual Impulse

    Written By Penny Smith Duties Toward the Body in Respect Of Sexual Impulse Is there a distinction between love and pure sexual impulses. By using appetite as an analogy we can try to understand. Kant suggests, sexual impulse that derives from love is in its self not love, in the

    Essay Length: 598 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 20, 2012
  • Dying to the Known

    Dying to the Known

    Yet another proof Socrates offers for the indestructibility of the soul is the idea of the invisible and the visible. Socrates establishes that that which dissipates is that which appears to be made of many parts, and that which is made of one congruous substance suffers no such fate. Thus

    Essay Length: 266 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: October 12, 2011
  • Eastern and Western Philosophers: Comparison

    Eastern and Western Philosophers: Comparison

    Confucius, a western philosopher, and William James, an eastern philosopher, are the philosophers who give the most compelling cases for their ideas. There is an obvious difference between these two types of philosophy and will look at the main differences before reviewing each of the philosophers and their ideas. In

    Essay Length: 799 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 17, 2011
  • Educacion En Niños Con Ad (spanish)

    Educacion En Niños Con Ad (spanish)

    1. ¿Qué factores parecen proteger al/la niño/a con déficit atencional del riesgo de desajustarse una vez llega a la adolescencia o la adultez joven? Se pensaba que con la llegada de la adolescencia había una remisión de los síntomas en los niños con déficit atencional, pero no siempre es así.

    Essay Length: 1,321 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: October 1, 2011
  • Education 200 - Philosophy Essay

    Education 200 - Philosophy Essay

    Philosophy Essay Education 200 11/23/2015 School was tough for me growing up in the way that I struggle to understand the material and it takes longer for me to work on tests and quizzes. Therefore, I hated school growing up because it wasn’t easy for me in the way

    Essay Length: 943 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 15, 2015
  • Elaborate What St. Teresa Means by Purely Spiritual Love?

    Elaborate What St. Teresa Means by Purely Spiritual Love?

    Elaborate what St. Teresa means by purely spiritual love? During to Saint Teresa, her life of love of the absolute and of absolute love is rare depth and fullness. The love combines of certain inter-related spiritual principles and constitutes a true doctrine. She spent all her live to help poor

    Essay Length: 1,133 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 16, 2012
  • Elements of Religious Tradition

    Elements of Religious Tradition

    Elements of religious traditions Elements of religious traditions Introduction; There are as many belief systems as there are people in the world. Every person in the world believes in something, even if that something is nothing. Many different beliefs fall under the category of a religion. Each of these religions

    Essay Length: 1,010 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: February 4, 2013
  • Eliminating Manual Invoicing

    Eliminating Manual Invoicing

    Eliminating Manual Invoicing Eliminating Manual Invoicing As a custom service buyer for the IT Business, Schneider Electric, I find that a majority of the work I do involves the manual management of service orders which control invoicing. This issue affects my efficiency and creates delays in my companies order management

    Essay Length: 1,024 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: August 1, 2013
  • Emotion and Reason

    Emotion and Reason

    Emotions are seen everywhere and can be seen all the time. They may not always be shown in people’s faces, but they can most definitely be seen in people’s actions. Emotions are an integral part of everybody’s lives and can make them or break them. Though emotions are a beautiful

    Essay Length: 541 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 26, 2019
  • Emotional Intelligence

    Emotional Intelligence

    EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE By Sean McPheat and MTD Training. Abstract This paper presents what Emotional Intelligence is and how one can manage and improve their own emotions, which aimed to help individual understands more about Emotional Intelligence as well as they can discover their own Emotional Intelligence and learn to use

    Essay Length: 2,993 Words / 12 Pages
    Submitted: October 6, 2018

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