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  • Hershey's Mission Statement

    Hershey's Mission Statement

    Mission Statement Hershey's Mission Statement noted here, (Social- Responsibility/Marketplace) "Bringing sweet moments of Hershey happiness to the world every day," Provides the focus of all operations within the Hershey's Company. Although Hershey's mission statement provides a simple goal that encompasses acknowledgment of global market share with the sweet moments of

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    Essay Length: 1,175 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 31, 2013
  • Hobbes, Locke, and Mill on Freedom

    Hobbes, Locke, and Mill on Freedom

    Hobbes, Locke, and Mill on Freedom A prominent theme in the writings of Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, and John Stuart Mill is “freedom.” But to study their works is to discover that freedom comes in different varieties. With what kind of freedom is each author chiefly concerned? The first step

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    Essay Length: 1,720 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: March 18, 2018
  • Honor in Daily Life

    Honor in Daily Life

    Honor is a forgotten trait in daily life. Most individuals move from one day to the next never realizing the import of such a trait. Nor do many understand the word, its meaning. Today we see a separation between classes; we see broken families, children trying to grow up without

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    Essay Length: 432 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 27, 2011
  • How Are Locke and Berkeley Similar and Different in Regard to Their Empiricist Commitments?

    How Are Locke and Berkeley Similar and Different in Regard to Their Empiricist Commitments?

    How are Locke and Berkeley similar and different in regard to their empiricist commitments? Philosophers John Locke and Bishop George Berkeley present empiricist insights that are both similar and dissimilar. Locke claims that the mind at birth is an empty slate, rejects innate ideas and promotes empiricist thoughts based on

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    Essay Length: 719 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 26, 2017
  • How Convincing Is Hume's Solution to the Free Will Problem?

    How Convincing Is Hume's Solution to the Free Will Problem?

    How Convincing is Hume's solution to the Free Will Problem? In his account of liberty and necessity in section VII of "an Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding" Hume makes the bold claim that the solution to the problem of "liberty"- meaning free will, and "necessity"- meaning determinism, can be agreed upon

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    Essay Length: 1,405 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: June 1, 2013
  • How Do We Identify Illogical Arguments?

    How Do We Identify Illogical Arguments?

    Mere assertion To make a mere assertion is a speech act in which something is claimed to hold with respect to sometime, or, of some person with respect to sometime. To demonstrate an example of mere assertion, let's take for example the "burden of proof" rule. If someone believes in

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    Essay Length: 939 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 27, 2012
  • How Does Nagel Use the Notions of Pleasure and Pain to Defend the Objectivity of Value?

    How Does Nagel Use the Notions of Pleasure and Pain to Defend the Objectivity of Value?

    Thomas Nagel, in The View From Nowhere, uses the notions of pleasure and pain to defend the objectivity of value. This essay will discuss how Nagel does this by defining the terms involved and examining how he employs the concepts of pleasure and pain in his argument that value is

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    Essay Length: 1,570 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: May 18, 2011
  • How to Become Smart Americans

    How to Become Smart Americans

    A lot a people in this country always ask themselves makes a smart person? Well I believe that a smart person is someone who is responsible for there actions, and take the responsibility to themselves, the community and, the country and this is why. The reason I believe this is

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    Essay Length: 297 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 30, 2012
  • How to Essay

    How to Essay

    How to Essay The easiest way for you to keep your notes organized and write them in your own words is to write them on note cards. There are five easy steps to make a note card. For the materials you will need a writing utensil, a note card, the

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    Essay Length: 277 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 20, 2012
  • How to Read Research Paper

    How to Read Research Paper

    1. Skimming Skimming is the brief overview of the paper. While skimming we examine how many headings and subheadings it include. It’s not about understanding the paper but only the overview which makes the mind ready to start reading. Read the abstract and skim the paper quickly, noting basics

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    Essay Length: 308 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 21, 2017
  • Human Being Always Seeks Power

    Human Being Always Seeks Power

    Resolution for Power Struggle Human being always seeks power. From ancient times up to our days the struggle for power always is present among people. It is in our nature, to dominate other others, in order to survive. On the first sight The Tempest by William Shakespeare and Leviathan by

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    Essay Length: 908 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 26, 2013
  • Human Dignity: Am I Worthy Enough?

    Human Dignity: Am I Worthy Enough?

    Tabago, Jeremy G. RE106: Reflection Paper Human Dignity: Am I Worthy Enough? Human dignity, (in my understanding) is the thing that you carry as a living person. It is something that cannot taken away by anyone on a person. It is the thing that make you worthy and valuable. Also,

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    Essay Length: 408 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 25, 2017
  • Human Responsibility to Global Warming

    Human Responsibility to Global Warming

    HUMAN’S RESPONSIBILITY TO GLOBAL Human’s Responsibility to Global Warming Amelia Williams PHI 208 Ethics & Moral Responsibility Instructor Martha Lang May 25, 2015 ________________ Scientist predict that the Earth has been in existence for about 4.5 billion years. That’s 4.5 billion years of creatures, oceans, trees, and sunshine with a

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    Submitted: September 10, 2015
  • If There Is a Loving, Good, Compassionate God, Why Is There So Much Craziness, Violence, and Suffering in the World?

    If There Is a Loving, Good, Compassionate God, Why Is There So Much Craziness, Violence, and Suffering in the World?

    God is known as the almighty one being that created this world. He has created the universe and everything apart of it. Things his created include animals, plants, and human-beings. God is a religious aspect. Most religions have their own interpretations of what and who God is. There are also

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    Essay Length: 1,005 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: April 14, 2012
  • If You Love This Planet - Film Review

    If You Love This Planet - Film Review

    In the film "If You Love This Planet", Dr. Helen Caldicott explains the effects that nuclear weapons have on our planet and argues that the United States should eliminate such artillery. She gives a very powerful and convincing speech on how she feels in regard to the subject and clearly

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    Essay Length: 517 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: October 19, 2011
  • Immortality in Love

    Immortality in Love

    Humans know all too well their mortality, the impending death, the end of all they've ever known, the end of their life, the end. Love is the same. It's complicated and can leave one feeling the happiest they've ever felt to a most depressed state the next hour. Immortality and

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    Essay Length: 1,373 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: October 20, 2013
  • In Gettier Is Justified True Belief Knowledge

    In Gettier Is Justified True Belief Knowledge

    In Gettier's Is Justified True Belief Knowledge, his main conclusion is having a justified true belief is not necessary and sufficient for having knowledge. Gettier gives the following reasons in support of his conclusion: Smith is justified in believing the following proposition: (d) Jones is the man who will get

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    Submitted: December 5, 2011
  • Inclusive and Exclusive 'or'

    Inclusive and Exclusive 'or'

    In the section 6.4, Lepore introduces the concept of inclusive "or" and exclusive "or" in the disjunction. The inclusive "or" is the case that both disjuncts can be chose, performed, or existed at the same time; while in sentences with exclusive "or", to choose one disjunct prevent us from choosing

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    Essay Length: 359 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 7, 2012
  • Infanticide Is Universally Morally Wrong

    Infanticide Is Universally Morally Wrong

    Early Civilization Alex Valenzuela AIU Topics in Cultural Studies HUMA215-1203A-10 Dr. Kimberly Roff June 7, 2012 There were many forces that helped start the cultural makeup of earlier civilization. Geography helped by deciding if a culture can focus on agriculture, killing animals and bring food to the tribe, exchanging etc.

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    Essay Length: 625 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: August 19, 2012
  • Inspiration - Where Does It Come From?

    Inspiration - Where Does It Come From?

    Do you ever wonder where you get your inspiration from? Inspiration can come from various sources. It can come from your parents, your teachers, maybe that special someone, or perhaps from a famous celebrity. Who knows? Well, over the past summer, I read the biography The Blind Side: Evolution of

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    Essay Length: 747 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: June 5, 2011
  • Intelligible World Vs. Sensible World

    Intelligible World Vs. Sensible World

    Intelligible World vs. Sensible World Probably the most influential idea in Western Philosophy ever written is Plato's metaphor of the cave and his world of the Forms. Plato viewed that all human beings lived in a world of intelligible and sensible things. The sensible world, also called the visible world,

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    Essay Length: 1,500 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: March 5, 2013
  • Interpretation of Descartes' Meditations on First Philosophy

    Interpretation of Descartes' Meditations on First Philosophy

    Descartes' Meditations on First Philosophy develops an argument to help show that people's minds are bodies are distinct. The first premise that Descartes makes is that he doubts that he has a body. Descartes can see, touch, hear, and smell his own body but he wonders if that is his

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    Essay Length: 1,008 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 3, 2013
  • Interview Project - Human Resource Management

    Interview Project - Human Resource Management

    Thus far in GS500 Managers as Leaders Course, so much for me has been learned and discovered as it relates to my strengths and weaknesses in leadership abilities as well as management styles. It has been very eye-opening as well as self-reflective as I begin to plan and execute to

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    Essay Length: 1,767 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: October 4, 2011
  • Is 375 - Ethics Assignment

    Is 375 - Ethics Assignment

    YUSUFCAN OZDOGAN IS 375 - Ethics Assignment Tom is a department manager working in a chemical process unit. He is responsible for the maintenance and safety of the plant. He convinced the project designer to replace the old valves with the new valves which were less expensive and in higher

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    Essay Length: 552 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 27, 2013
  • Is Altruism Possible? Are Altruistic Actions Necessarily in Conflict with Self-Interest?

    Is Altruism Possible? Are Altruistic Actions Necessarily in Conflict with Self-Interest?

    Is altruism possible? Are altruistic actions necessarily in conflict with self-interest? Introduction In this essay I will argue that altruism is not possible. The issue of altruism is complicated by the lack of agreement about many aspects of it, including its very definition. Altruistic actions are not necessarily in conflict

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    Essay Length: 949 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 21, 2012
  • Is Causation Nothing but the Regular Succession of Causes and Effects?

    Is Causation Nothing but the Regular Succession of Causes and Effects?

    Causation is primarily about understanding the relationship between a cause and its effect; experience shows us what follows what but experience does not show us that the effect must follow its supposed cause. Somewhere we have formed the idea of necessary connection and sometime before that an impression that allows

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    Essay Length: 1,451 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: April 4, 2011
  • Is Health Care a Right, Privilege, or Responsibility?

    Is Health Care a Right, Privilege, or Responsibility?

    Even if you want to debate if the term "life" does or does not refer to the right of health care, these unalienable rights of man include this concept of the pursuit of a life of happiness which can't exist for those who are in pain and suffering. The concept

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    Essay Length: 525 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: August 30, 2011
  • Is It Fair to Claim That Le Mépris, Film De Jean-Luc Godard, Shows Issues in Film Production but Fails to Comment on the Prominent Causes Concerning This?

    Is It Fair to Claim That Le Mépris, Film De Jean-Luc Godard, Shows Issues in Film Production but Fails to Comment on the Prominent Causes Concerning This?

    Is it fair to claim that Le Mépris, film de Jean-Luc Godard, shows issues in film production but fails to comment on the prominent causes concerning this? In this essay I shall begin by analysing the films immediately apparent criticisms and in doing so reveal some deeper criticisms that it

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    Essay Length: 3,628 Words / 15 Pages
    Submitted: March 21, 2013
  • Is the Just Person a Fool Acting Under an Illusion? Socrates' Commitment to Justice Led to His Death by Public Execution. Was Socrates a Fool to Think He Must Accept That Fate?

    Is the Just Person a Fool Acting Under an Illusion? Socrates' Commitment to Justice Led to His Death by Public Execution. Was Socrates a Fool to Think He Must Accept That Fate?

    "Is the just person a fool acting under an illusion? Socrates' commitment to justice led to his death by public execution. Was Socrates a fool to think he must accept that fate?" In Plato's Apology, one of the reasons the reader would be led to believe Socrates was a fool

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    Essay Length: 928 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 4, 2013
  • Is This for Real?

    Is This for Real?

    Is This For Real? Our species is very unique, especially on this planet. We have the ability to think, create, interact, and decide. This however, also gives us the ability to contradict and be skeptical on what, as humans, know for certain and what we actually think we know about

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    Essay Length: 287 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: July 30, 2013

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