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Philosophy is the study of problems such as reality, existence, reason etc. Here you can also find information on famous Philosophers, literature on philosophy and more.

  1. PHI 208 Final Exam

    PHI 208 Final Exam Click the link: Copy & Paste the link into your browser to get this tutorial: 1. According to Rachels, the “conventional doctrine” maintains that: 2. The Ring of Gyges gave the shepherd who

  2. PHI 208 Week 4 Media Quiz

    PHI 208 Week 4 Media Quiz Copy & Paste the link into your browser to get this tutorial: 1. What would best express Colonel Nicholson’s (Alec Guinness) view regarding what makes a soldier, as

  3. Hume on Causation

    In his work, Hume says that causation is the most important relation. Using the notion of causation we constantly infer some facts from facts that are actually presented to us. This is done everyday by everyone. Hume gives the example of a man finding a watch on a desert island. From this fact,

  4. Plato's Theory of the Forms

    Plato Worksheet (P4) and Reading: Give a critical account of Plato’s arguments for the existence of the forms. Plato’s argument for the existence of the forms is put through his character of Socrates and his argument of immortality. It would appear that Plato and Socrates disagree in as

  5. Impact of Christianity Response

    When one thinks about philosophy, immediately Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle come to mind. However prior to Socrates, Western civilization was taught by rhetoricians skilled at discussion and debate who were known as Sophists. Socrates shared philosophical practices and interests with the

  6. Fertility Treatement; Situation Ethics and Utilitariansism

    Fertility treatment Fertility treatments are used when people want to have children, but are unable to conceive naturally. Usually this is because of some kind of medical problem, but occasionally people seek fertility treatment because they are in a homosexual relationship, or are they are

  7. Did Socrates Commit Suicide

    “Did Socrates Commit Suicide?” Opinion Essay After reading this essay I believe that you the reader will be convinced beyond a reasonable doubt that Socrates did commit suicide. I will have convinced you that that is the very truth. I will draw upon three sources to come to my conclusion.

  8. The Decision - Short Story

    The Decision In the short story “Eveline” by James Joyce, Eveline is a young lady that has a troubled life. Much of her misery comes from her abusive father who is also very controlling. Even when she has the opportunity to leave with her boyfriend, Frank, to begin a new life she does

  9. To What Extent Do You Agree with the View That Pla

    There is a famous statement that"there is an old quarrel between philosophy and poetry". Well Plato is definitely a person who believes in it. He lived at a time where his city was in disaster after the Peloponnesian war and this helped him to contribute his ability in philosophy as well as

  10. Math = Reality

    Math or Art? By: Dan Ruehlman It is obvious that without the human unearthing and understanding of mathematics we would not have the vast amounts of technological advancements we have today. The awareness of math is what allowed primitive civilizations to create

  11. Free Will

    According to Jeffrey R. DiLeo, free will is “the view that people have freedom of decision or choice without coercion between alternative courses of action.”(p.1040)When it comes to Artie and Judd in the movie Compulsion; the boys were free to commit the murder of Pauly Kessler. I believe this

  12. Islam and Globalization

    The Earth and its habitants are going through some changes made by the geography of the world’s religions. The fundamental cause for this change is the development of globalization in the world. The movement of the different religious ethnicities in the post industrial societies has taken a

  13. Critical Thinking and Today's Leaders

    CRITICAL THINKING MGT350 Critical Thinking In today’s world many businesses look for leaders that use critical thinking in their thinking. Why you ask? To know why you must have a clear understanding of what critical thinking is and how it has been applied in my own experience.

  14. Eastern Philosophy Letter

    Dear, Student I have lived a long life, in which I have seen and learned many things during my travels. I have dedicated my life to passing on the words of the great philosopher Confucius. Confucius was a sage and social philosopher whose teachings have for many centuries influenced

  15. Platos View on Democracy

    To clearly understand why Plato seems to find democracy and the democratic soul so objectionable you must first understand what democracy means. Plato's problem with democracy does not concern the system we know today nor does it directly concern Athenian democracy. Rather, it is the form of

  16. Facism

    Shannon Swire Essay #1 Applied Social and Political Philosophy 2517-FA Dan Hansen What is fascism? Where did it come from? How is it affecting us today? These questions have come out of our class discussion of Mussolini and Hitler’s fascism ideals. I plan to flush out these

  17. Heraclitus vs Permenidies

    Priscilla Cummings Philosophy 221 Professor Eckert 10/25/08 Creation (Parmenides) vs. Evolution (Heraclitus) Heraclitus was an ancient Greek philosopher who was born around 540 B.C. into an aristocratic family in Ephesus. Heraclitus however, was not a fan of popular

  18. The Agents of Our Destiny

    This quest, this need, to solve life's mysteries. In the end, what does it matter when the human heart can only find meaning in the smallest of moments? They're here. Among us. In the shadows. In the light. Everywhere. Do they even know yet? We all imagine ourselves the agents of our

  19. The Fleeting Beauty

    Happiness defined as the condition of being content; the concept of happiness is still vague, like a glance of a silhouette on the verge of the night---- fleeting beauty. Happiness is commonly thought of as having a lot of money, overflowing love, or power; in short getting everything you

  20. The Painful Understandings of Morality

    The Painful Understandings of Morality Morality can be a much-dreaded word due to the fact that it can never be easily defined. Each individual has his or her own take on the definition which makes it that much more difficult to express what it truly is, in a consensual manner. I

  21. The Meno - Essay

    The Meno In the Meno, a philosopher named Meno who is curious as to what virtue is approaches Socrates for an answer. Through dialogue, Socrates and Meno search for a definition of what it means to be virtuous and ultimately what virtue is. However, before one can begin to undertake this

  22. Jaina Dharma: a Little Known Faith for Deeper Understanding and Enriching Life

    JAINA DHARMA: A LITTLE KNOWN FAITH FOR DEEPER UNDERSTANDING AND ENRICHING LIFE The primary aim in jotting down a few introductory notes on Jaina dharma is one of discovering what is true and holy (Vatican II, Nostra Aetate 2) in it for mutual enrichment. Reading and understanding life

  23. Growing Up Spoiled

    My cousin who grew up being really spoiled and was thought by a teacher, my aunt, to respect her parents and the value of money. Since she is the only child, her parents would purchase anything she would want and grew up always relying to her parents and being really spoiled. My cousin’s

  24. God Is Responsible for Everything That Happens in the Universe – Discuss

    God is responsible for everything that happens in the universe – discuss St. Augustine was walking on the seashore thinking about God’s nature when he noticed a boy doing something strange. After filling his bucket with water, the boy then poured it into a hole in the sand. He did this several

  25. Hgfghj

    Jane Austen features a unique skill in her writing that is shown in the fascinating and inspiring book Pride and Prejudice, a tale of true love, and a revelation of the strictly structured society of England. In the last few chapters of the book Austen shows her different writing style, using

  26. Irenaeus Explanation on the Existence of Moral Evil

    Explain how Irenaeus accounts for the existence for moral evil. Irenaeus came out with the claim that God is partly responsible for moral evil in the world. He said he did this by making the human creation imperfect, this is because we are always striding for perfection but are not always able

  27. Postmodernity and Proclamation

    Postmodernity and Proclamation By: Tim O'Connor SYNOPSIS In which there is a discussion on methodology and the difficulties that arise in the merging of postmodernity with theology. There is further, an appraisal of the alienation of the other through the exemplary reading act of the

  28. Individuality

    Bryan Vachon Dr. Tardiff Theology 3 Honors 24 November 2008 To reflect on individuality is an almost impossible task without first comparing and relating individuality to both freedom and conformity. In this case, true freedom can be built upon our own personal individuality while

  29. In What Way Has the Computer Been a Useful Tool for How We Think About Minds? What Are Its Limitations?

    Consciousness is an ambiguous entity. This is a fundamental reason why it is so fiercely debated. It is so personal to each of us – it’s within us – yet we cannot explain with assurance what it actually is, what it does, what it is made of. This has led to many different theories regarding the

  30. Truth

    The automotive industry is one of the leading industries in our world today, having had a tremendous effect on the economy as well as the circulation of money around the world. Many designs of today's world's motor vehicles sell for an extraordinary amount of money. In the year 2007 alone, well