• Js Mill
    secured for him a position in the East India Company, where he worked until he retired in 1858. Mill began publishing in 1822, and in 1823 he helped form the Utilitarian Society, which met at Jeremy Bentham’s house. He took regular part in the London Debating Society, and by this time had adopted the...
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  • Reconstruction of the America Democracy
    · . Athenian Political Thought and th'e Reconstruction of American Democracy EDITED BY J. Peter Euben, John R. Wallach, and Josiah Ober Cornell University Press ITHACA AND LONDON JOSIAH OBER 5 H ow to Criticize Democracy in Late Fifthand Fourth-Century Athens Some twenty-five hundred...
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  • Plato's Theory of Forms
    Assignment#1 Explain and define Plato’s theory of Forms with your personal Criticism. Plato was born in Athens on 428 BC. He was a Greek philosopher who laid foundations of western philosophy. He raised basic questions and problems of western thought, goodness and virtue, truth and knowledge, body and...
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  • Philosophical Inquiry
    of reality. What is real? Epistemology: the theory of knowledge. What does it mean to “know?” Value-theory: the study of value. What gives something value...over something else? Logic: The principles of right reasoning. What principles do we use? All of these do not stand independent from each other...
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  • no country for old men
    search for truth through questions and answers. After socrates death, Plato traveled to Sicily and Egypt to gain philosophical knowledge. He then began to write dramatic dialogues between his teacher socrates, and various other people, including himself. Plato demonstrates his basis of knowledge by questioning...
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  • Cloud's Review
    including the form of the Socratic dialogue itself. Socrates attempts to dissect an ethical term by questioning a person who claims to know the term's meaning, and eventually concludes that neither he nor the "expert" really know what the term means. Other important themes raised here in an early form include...
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  • Philosophy of the Matrix
    Philosophy of the Matrix Great philosophers originated thousands of years ago. Then, their theories changed the thought process of many. Today, these philosophers and their theories are still influencing life, even in the media. The Matrix is a perfect model of theories by Descartes, Plato, Socrates...
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  • Socrates
    101-002 19 February 2012 Explain Socrates Philosophy Socrates was a brilliant man. Though if you were to ask him, he would simply refute the idea, or perhaps ask you to define brilliant. He was a man who sought the knowledge and ideas of others, while challenging them at the same time. I trust...
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  • Semantics
    As we know, proverbs do not function as mere ophical phrase mongering. As a rule, they are used for some practical, pragmatical purposes in various circumstances of everyday communication. With the aid of a proverb on poetic adornments of speech; neither are they used, normally, to meet man's needs for...
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  • Postmodernism
    Postmodernism, and Faith. It explores several different aspects of these world views such as their epistemologies and philosophies. Then it discusses how these foundations impact curriculum. Finally it attempts to make an analysis of which worldview is truly curriculum wisdom. A Critical Analysis of...
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  • Notes on Sophies World
    Where does the world&universe come from? Why are we here? How ought we to live? Is the human brain like an advanced computer? Ideas: “It’s tragic that people have to get ill to appreciate life”, the possibility of something coming from nothing, we study philosophy because reading what others think...
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  • Control and Knowledge
    The Manipulation of Knowledge: Fahrenheit 451 and The Book of Negroes In Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, and Lawrence Hill’s The Book of Negroes, accessing and oppressing a person’s mind is an efficient way of exerting power in a society. In Fahrenheit 451 and The Book of Negroes, the way the...
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  • note
    students of morality? Do we need to study in Islamic ethics the Islamic morals and morality as the students of Islamic ethics? What is the term which is used in Arabic for morality and ethics? Is this term same or different? Can we translate morality as Akhlaq in Arabic? Is the use of this term Akhlaq for...
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  • Paper
    Good as the Sun In The Republic, Book VI, the Form of the Good is compared to the sun. The present essay explains and unpacks this crucial simile with unprecedented clarity and detail. The essay shows that, beneath an alien surface, Plato's thought (To simplify the complicated circumlocutions that...
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  • Philosophy 1301 Hegel
    for the Test on Part Four: Hegel CHAPTER 15: A REVOLUTION IN THOUGHT The French Revolution was the third great revolution inspired by the values and philosophy of the Enlightenment. What were the values/philosophy of the Enlightenment? How did it differ in attitude from previous eras? And if the French...
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  • 3. “Political Correctness Is the Enemy of the Pursuit of Truth and so Has No Place in Real Science”.
    | |“Political correctness is the enemy of the pursuit of truth and so has no place in real science”. | |Discuss critically this assertion and illustrate with examples drawn from a human science with which| |you...
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  • Rhetoric
    they want them to think o   People in this category are interested in the power or rhetoric and in using rhetoric to get people to think what we want them to think o   They don’t really care about truth, they are really interested in what we can do with rhetoric §  There is a view of truth but it is...
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  • Mrs C Dryden
    TELLS US HOW IN THE WORLD CAN WE GIVE OUR LIVES MEANING? WHAT OF AN AFRICAN WORLD? CAN WE CHANGE OUR WORLD? RETHINKING A WOMAN'S WORLD WHO IN THE WORLD AM I? IS THERE A WORLD THAT SPEAKS TO US? WHERE IN THE WORLD ARE WE GOING? Page iv 1 7 12 17 22 30 34 38 43 (iv) Introduction We want to...
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  • How to Write an Argumentative Essay
    at UWO, Ryan Robb. It tries to include all the basic points about writing good essays. Although it is offered as a guide, rather than as an official ‘how to’, it is intended to be generally applicable to every essay you ever have to write in every class that you ever take. There’s nothing mysterious in...
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  • Ammusing Ourselves to Death
    Chapter 1 The form of public discource in American culture has changed from print to image. How has the content also changed? Postman writes in order to discuss this question.  He offers examples of how medium controls message, including smoke signals, graven images, clocks, written alphabet, glasses...
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