Rapid rise of Constructivism
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The International Relations is one of the much debated and exercised arena within the domain of modern socio-political discourse as it has been witnessed by scholars, statesmen and common people that unless adequate developments can be initiated in this field, securing a better existence for the humankind might not be guaranteed.
Socrates, Plato, Aristotle
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Aristotle was a student of Plato and a teacher of the Macedonian king Alexander the Great, and his works covered almost every aspect that affects human life from government to biology. He is considered, along with Socrates and Plato to be among the founding fathers of Western philosophy.
I Think, Therefore I Kant
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Kant was also able to plot a course of philosophy toward rationalism and away from empiricism. Kant relied on reason and was able to demonstrate that experience and sensation could not account for nature or our actions. Kant remained sympathetic to empiricism and suggested the duality of reason and knowledge as two separate spheres of endeavor.
View of Death: Personal Versus Navajos
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There are several teachings concerning death that a child is taken through whilst they are socialized into their respective cultures. Even with the apparent causes of death that can be scientifically proven, these fables have continually been dearly held by communities.
Restriction of Media Coverage During Wars
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The US was leading a worldwide coalition contrary to the terrorists by battling the Taliban rulers who were safeguarding the Al-Qaeda terrorists directed by Osama, the architect of the 9/11 attacks in N.Y and DC. But like numerous of the foremost conflicts that appeared in the last 100 years, the present conflict comprised of a genuine conflict.
1980's Vietnam War Films
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Vietnam War films came in fame during the '80s, from being a movie theme that was still viewed as outlawed during the '70s. Films, such as Platoon and Metal Jacket turned the warfare into a popular theme for movies. Rambo (Part II) revolves around the movie’s leading role - Rambo - who reprises his responsibility as Vietnam veteran.
Aristotle's account of virtue and Socrates' account of virtue
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The views of philosophers, like Socrates and Aristotle on virtue have attracted the interest of academics worldwide. At a first level, both Socrates and Aristotle refer to virtue as a general term – i.e. they do not explain particularly each aspect of virtue, as a value of human behaviour.
Philosophy of Justice
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The present article compares the philosophy of justice given by Socrates with the philosophy of justice specified by Adolf Hitler. Various thinkers and philosophers like Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Foucault, Machiavelli, Hobbes, Marx, Descartes, Locke, Hume, Nietzsche, Einstein, Tupac, and Saddam Hussein have defined justice as per their viewpoints.
Frankensteins Attempt to Unearth the Secrets of Life
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The mistake a reader can most likely commit while reading M. W. Shelly’s “Frankenstein” is to interpret the protagonist’s attempt to create life as an act of going against nature and the will of God. Frankenstein is a rebel against nature when he tries not only to find the secret of life but also to remove life's defects.
Argumentative Paper
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Most of the philosophers from Greece had their own argument as a way of justifying their truths and beliefs over their belief in God. Ironically, Greece was a region that did not have a one-deity system of religion as this society had multiple gods that had attachment to different functions.
The Mechanisms of Representation and the Social Construction of Identities
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The social construction of reality and the corresponding (un)making of identities is a theme widely debated among the sociologists. Since the systematic espousal of the perspective by Berger and Luckmann in their influential work ‘Social Construction of Reality’, a number of theorists have undertaken deep going studies on the subject matter.
Aesthetics
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The above definition is enhanced and modified by George Dickie who defines art work as artificact which has had conferred on it the status of candidate for appreciation by some person or persons acting in behalf of a certain social institution otherwise referred as the artworld (Dickie, 1995)
Ethical Analysis of High Noon
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In the High Noon movie, we witness how Will Kane is abandoned by the townsfolk as Frank Miller – a criminal he sent to jail – returns to town to get revenge. In spite of the great deeds that Kane had done for the people, he finds nobody to support him in the face off with a person who has terrorized the town.
Perception and Gods existence
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Hume dismisses the idea of “necessary connection” because first, each impression is a ‘separate experience’, and second, what happens in the past may not ‘necessarily’ happen in the future.
Saint Augustine
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He also talks about how he suffered from lust like any other human being and what efforts he made to overcome lust, his autobiographical work shows his metamorphosis from an average human being to becoming a highly respected saint.
Her Choice, Her Problem: How Abortion Empowers Men, by Richard Stith.
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I agree with Srith’s argument because even in a liberal society where equality and non-discriminatory practices are intrinsic part of work environment, women are still struggling for equal wages and equal opportunities.
Feminism, Environmentalism, and Postmodernism
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The researcher of this essay will compare feminism, environmentalism, and postmodernism. Feminism has its roots in the blatant unequal treatment of males and females and the desire for women to be treated equally as men. Environmentalism originated from man’s desire to focus on his natural environment.
Capital Punishment - Arbitrary by Nature
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According to the report some of the sobering findings of this study included: defendants that killed white victims were more likely to get the death penalty; nearly half of potential death penalty cases resulted in plea bargains; geography played a major role in who was sentenced to death; and defendants who commit similar crimes receive different sentences from judges.
The Essentials
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Exercise 3.3 II 3. All trial lawyers are people with stressful jobs. Therefore, some trial lawyers are people with stressful jobs. False. It should be all trial, lawyers.
Abortion
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Governor Bentley demonstrates a pro-life stance on the abortion argument. Judith Jarvis Thomson, the famous philosopher who wrote 'A Defense of Abortion' had a pro-choice stand. In her essay, she sided with the woman's right to choose by metaphorically explaining the case with the help of a story where unplugging implies the right to choose.
Expressionism and Impressionism as Philosophies of Art
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This paper analyzes expressionism and impressionism, and the differences between them. Impressionism or expressionism are just labels or “branding” to represent the influences of the art during a particular time just like any other movement in the philosophies of art. Expressionism first started around the turn of the century.
Mimesis, Plato, and Arts
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The purpose of this paper is to create a deeper understanding mimesis vis-à-vis arts, it will attempt to address the following questions; what are the notions of mimesis relevant to arts? what are the roles of imagination and play in mimetic exploration? what is the value of mimetic exploration? what is its connection to aesthetic value of a work of art?
Rationalism vs. Empiricism
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The difference between rationalism and empiricism emanate from the fact that, rationalism embrace a belief in innate concepts. For example, through the theory of forms as explained by Plato, innate ideas explains why some people are considered better in what they do compared to others. In addition, a belief in reason also separates rationalism from empiricism. Rationalists are convinced the five senses only serve the purpose of giving people opinions, but not reason. In relating this to Descartes “wax argument”, the five senses that people rely on can be deceiving.
Philosophy Of Films Ransom 1996
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The directors present the main features of the film through exploring the two-way processes that take place behind the scenes in filmmaking. The presentation draws on the Ransom Center's extensive affluence thus authenticating the history of the gesticulation picture industry to exemplify the vastly collaborative nature of the film - making process.
Augustine, Aquinas and Locke: The Truth About Ownership
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They considered all land and property (such as housing, clothing, etc.) to belong to Mother Earth and they were the People who lived in that area.
essay about Kant, Hume or Aristotle
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On the other hand Hume gave precedence to human feelings over any abstract relations of rules of Universality and Reversibility as the guiding principles of human actions. In
Does the Problem of Evil Provide a Defeater for the Existence of God?
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According to the report the Judaeo-Christian tradition the existence of a personal God who is absolutely good is a central tenet. He is absolutely powerful, and the first cause of everything that exists because he created the world out of nothing. Theologians noted that the scriptures of this religious tradition speak in quite strong terms of the existence of evil.
philosophy of religion
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Under perspectivism, Nietzche argued that selflessness is a component of Christian morality which can only be fully understood if a person speaks of one’s feelings and feels on matters distinctively or differently. Such implies that a person can be
Philosophy Reflection
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Plato’s “Allegory of the Cave” and The Matrix give examples of the different realities. While different realities are possible through perception, I do not believe in a Matrix or
Decision-making and Philosophy Part I: Philosophy and the Self
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They broke up because of some misunderstanding but I thought it was because of their constant fights although they were in public. I heard from other neighbors that she was so confused whether to have the baby aborted or
Answer two questions
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According to this doctrine, we have no say in accepting or rejecting Jesus Christ. Every person’s destination was predestined by God. Arminiasm is the theology that emphasizes the doctrine of
Crito- Socrates argument against escape via the voice of The Laws
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His first argument is that if Socrates does not escape, then he will hurt Crito. In his second argument, Crito speculates about why Socrates does not want to escape. He says that if Socrates is worried that by
asian philosphy
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These aspects are clearly brought out through the determination of various distinct aspects pertaining to the philosophies of Hindu and the Eastern in general. Good examples are the distinctions between Advaita
homework
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The first point is by implementing stock-by-stock circuit breakers. They work in concert with the stock exchange to apply a uniform circuit breaker that would pause trading in stocks if stock price trends are likely to
Critical Thinking
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Angela proceeds contending despite influential people like Oprah condemning shame, personally she deems shame is good. According to her, shame usually stands to correct people who have bad habits and characters as
Fashion and Anesthetics
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This essay analyzes the fashion as a trend and explores its connection to anesthetics. Fashion is a trend that is often habitual and distinctive. It is a behavioral style that is prevailing. The fashion aspects can be masculine or feminine. Aesthetics can be described as principles that are set of principles that are concerned with beauty appreciation.
Discuss Turing tests. Are they an adequate test for intelligence?
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A man sits in one room, a woman in the second room and a judge in the third one. The work of the judge is to identify the man between the two people talking to him through the computer. The man is trying to fool the
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In an effort to identify the difference between these two networks, I decided to watch two televised newscasts of national news on the same day for both cable news network and broadcast
Psychology Behind Supreme Court Case
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to handover her purse to the principal. While searching her purse the vice principal found an array of unreasonable things in her purse like cigarettes, rolling papers commonly used to smoke marijuana, small amounts of drugs, ample cash and incriminating documentary
The Relationship Between Religion and Morality
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According to the paper Socrates believes that “the gods command something because it is good”. He equates good” with “love” saying “which is dear to the gods is dear to them because it is loved by them, not loved by them because it is dear to them”. It means that the gods command something because they love it, so everything they love is “good” and “holy”. Socrates states that “what all the gods hate is impious, and what they love pious or holy”.
Aristotles Nicomachean Ethics
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The reason for this is that, the lawgivers believe that, friendship is actually the bond that holds states together and for the states to continue being closely knitted
Gandhi's Views on Nonviolence VS Martin Luther King's Views on Nonviolence
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Nonviolence is the “doctrine, policy, or practice of rejecting violence in favor of peaceful tactics as a means of gaining political objectives” (TheFreeDictionary, 2012). Nonviolence can also mean the “abstention from the use of physical force to achieve
The hypothesis relationship between five perpectives
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Safety encompasses protection against all the unfavourable situations, which otherwise turn out to provide physical and mental predicaments and affect the
Symbolic Logic
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This makes it possible for the detection of fallacies and other untruths within the arguments. Symbols help in the process of testing the strength of evidence that supports an argument. This process helps in the
What Is Morality? DB Unit 5
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Moreover, the boss also imposed restriction on researching and hence, it became his duty too. (Reily, Sirgy & Gorman, 2012) No 2. Teleological or Consequence-based perspective
Present and critically assess Kolodny's account of love.
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At the same time, Kolodny (2003) lacks clarity defining kinds of relationships which give or do not give people any reasons for love. There are
Bioethics
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The elderly must also guide the young ones. When a society fails to follow the generally recommended behavior, they are said to be unethical. For example, it is unethical for a man to walk naked before children (Pojman). Ethical issues are important in critical
Applied Logic
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Subsequently, applied logic helps individuals to use their practical art of valid reasoning that is essential in guiding them to draw the conclusion in a specific situation (Lynch pg. 126). In that sense,
Raising the Ante
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However, Ms. Warren was not satisfied as she was for the idea that the salaries be backdated in order to compensate the discrimination of the previous years. The level of gender discrimination needs to be analysed at a broader level
Descartes third meditation
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Descartes takes into account the probability that he, being a thinking entity with a notion of God ‘in the capacity of’ absolutely faultless being, is caused by a thing different from himself. As Descartes states (Bonnen & Flage 1999, 73): In respect of this
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