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Comparing the differences of purpose of government according to Philosophers. (Plato, Aristotle, Hobbes, and Locke)
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The purpose for which governments should exist has been a preoccupation of philosophers from the classical period to the modern societies. While Plato and Aristotle represent classical philosophers, Hobbes and Locke are a part of what is seen as modern philosophers.… Some of the difficulties that society in the classical period faced are the same as what…
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Philosophers
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During the French colonial rule, Bennabi witnessed the mass migration of many of his relatives from Algeria to eastern Arab countries(Benlahcene, 2013). The mass migration was in protest to French rule and… According to Bennabi, religion is important if the equation Man + Soil + Time = Civilization(Benlahcene, 2013). He argued that Man was at the center of the…
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Criminology
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Title Name University Course Instructor Date Introduction Criminology is an area of investigation that explains crime from an empirical or scientific perspective. Those conducting research in this field focus on crime, how people commit crime, why they commit crime and the resulting outcomes of crime.… Discussion The key ideological disparity between…
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Philosophers Biography
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The quality that makes Plato stand out from all the philosophers is that he established an Academy in Athens in order to introduce and promote higher education in the… Plato‘s father name was Ariston and his mother was namely Perictione. Plato had three other siblings which includes two brothers namely Adeimantus and Glaucon, and a sister namely Potone.…
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Major Greek philosophers
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Name Date Course Section/# Philosophy Question and Answers Who were the major Greek philosophers? The major Greek philosophers are usually listed as Plato, Aristotle, and Socrates. Although this is not by any means an exhaustive list of the types of viewpoints or philosophical ideas that ancient Greece was able to bequeath to the world, such a list is indicative of the very highlights of thought that have continued to present a profound impact upon the current world’s morality, religion, politics, and a litany of other sociological factors.…
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Major Greek philosophers
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Although this is not by any means an exhaustive list of the types of viewpoints or philosophical ideas that ancient Greece was able to bequeath to the world, such a list is indicative of the very… length response to appropriately expound upon; however, for purposes of this brief question and answer essay, the enumerated philosophers will be limited to the…
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Philosophers
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The Myth of the Cave is one of the philosopher’s prolific works. In essence, the myth claims that knowledge obtained through senses is no more than opinion; real knowledge is acquired through extensive philosophical… The concept of the cave therefore means that people who believe in empirical knowledge are confined in a cave of ignorance. In Plato’s opinion,…
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English literature
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English Literature Question 1 Aeneas is regarded as one of the founders of the Roman culture. Although is not accredited with the establishment of Rome, his characters reveals his identity and his value for the Roman culture. Unlike Odysseus, Aeneas is not involved in concurring expeditions around Mediterranean islands.… The two heroes fought in opposing sides…
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Philosophers and Political Communities
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Philosophers and Political Communities Significance of More and Plato philosophies Subject Date More and Plato Philosophies Plato and Thomas More were prominent philosophers and theorists who played a very imperative role in the development of human thoughts.… The subjects they based their philosophies on ranged from morality, politics, religion, leadership,…
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Comparison of Philosophers
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Philosophy is a view of existence, of man, and man's relationship to existence. If you understand that, then you also understand why philosophy is not irrelevant to the "common man". Everyone has a philosophy - a perspective of the world, themselves, and their relationship to reality. … At the closing stages of the series, he said, the objects present no…
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Music in Classical Era
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This paper will show the classical period of music which illustrates a rich history with marked evolution over the years among various societies and civilizations. The paper contains characteristics and aspects of this era.… Of the various eras in music history, the classical era stands out as a unique period regarded as the age of enlightenment. In light of…
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Classical Art and Renaissance
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This paper is focused on the concept of classical art and Renaissance. Reportedly, classical art and Renaissance are significant developments that mirrored the historic cultural activities and ideology of the ancient European society. Notably, these periods witnessed humanism.… The qualities of Romanesque art were presented in the construction of Basilica of…
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What is Augustinian political philosophy
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We will analyze the views of this political philosopher, their formation and influence on the following development of political thought. In general the whole political philosophy of the Medieval… Medieval political philosophy focused on several primary questions. Among them the most important ones will be discussed in our paper/ Schall, 1984/. First…
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Classical Mythology
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The purpose of myth has never been uniformly defined. By the classical period, Plato presents the Myth of Er in the Republic as a way of intimidating or scaring people into behaving correctly or morally. Plato understood that some individuals who cannot really think for themselves, need to be provided incentives such as the fear of eternal damnation.…
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Discuss the evidence for and against schachters theory of emotion
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Its importance can be gleaned from the great classical philosophers’ – Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, among others – theories on emotions. Psychologists… Interestingly, and significantly, some theories complement or reinforce each other, while some negate or refute each other. One of the most cited and discussed about theories on emotions is the Two-Factor…
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The Apology of Socrates
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“The Apology of Socrates” Plato, in The Apology of Socrates, shows Socrates as saying ‘an unexamined life is not worth living’. What I can infer from the declaration is that a life without reason is not worth living. Thus, I would like to argue that according to Socrates, a life that is worth living is a life that is being examined; and this examination involves both reflection and judgment.…
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Sociology-Enlightenment Age v/s Classical Age
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Enlightenment age is formally associated with 18th century period. This enlightenment age swept the entire continent of Europe. The atmosphere of this time was the need to reshape the philosophical, political movement and cultural perspectives to include the rule of reason, in these aspects of life (Schmidt, 1996). … The era of going through the dead weight of…
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Criminology
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Criminology is the scientific study that involves the nature and cause of the crime as well as control of criminal behaviors through imposing laws or regulations in the society. In the field of social and behavioral sciences, criminology draws the attention of sociology of… erefore, the classical philosophers and other modern scholars of American criminology…
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The Classical Theories of Power
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The classical theories of power by four great philosophers and sociologists, namely, Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527), Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679), John Locke (1632-1704), and Maximilian Weber (1864-1920) had provided so much in terms of foundational knowledge and a deeper understanding of the present socio-political world of the new millenium.… Thus it is…
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Locke, Berkeley, Plato or desecrates can be the topic of the paper.(choose one)
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Bertrand Russell writes, “Philosophy, if it cannot answer so many questions as we could wish, has at least the power of asking questions which increase the interest of the world, and show the strangeness and wonder lying just below the surface even in the commonest things of… Appearance may refer to something that simple seems to be and the reality is what the…
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Discuss and Compare two Care Philosophers
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Name Institution Instructor Course Date Comparison of two Care Philosophers: Carol Gilligan and Joan Tronto Care ethics is a group of normative ethical theories developed by feminist that measure the morality of actions depending on the response. This is unlike the deontological and consequentiality theory whose main emphasis is on impartiality and universal standards.…
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Appearance and Reality
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Name 21 November 2011 Appearance and Reality Bertrand Russell writes, “Philosophy, if it cannot answer so many questions as we could wish, has at least the power of asking questions which increase the interest of the world, and show the strangeness and wonder lying just below the surface even in the commonest things of daily life.” Appearance and reality have always held a very vital thought in the minds of most philosophers because of the sheer thin line between the two aspects of life.…
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Don't Know Much About History
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Professor Name Paper Date The American Curriculum under a Microscope Introduction The American curriculum had seen significant level of changes and modifications in terms of focus and characteristics. However, the American schooling system originated from four different schools of thought.… Nevertheless, in historical ages when American educational system was…
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The Value of Working from the Teachings of Thomas Carlyle
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Name Professor Date The Value of Working from the Teachings of Thomas Carlyle Many philosophers offer valuable ideas to improve human life and social systems. However, classical philosophers impart some of the best ideas to reform views and social behaviors.… Despite the fact that the work was written for the people in his time, the message of the author may…
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Classical Social Theory - Karl Marx
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In the paper “Classical Social Theory - Karl Marx” the author analyzes Marx’s philosophy of capitalism. Marx understood that any learning of reality must be in agreement to the inconsistencies within society as the engine of historical modification.… Over time, the mechanisms of the capitalist system would aggravate this inconsistency,…
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