• Marxism
    the diversification, then disintegration, of the former Third World, the gradual tansformation of Russia and the ex-Soviet area of influence in market econominies, the incorporation of valuable segments of economies throughout the world into an interdependent system working as a unit in real time. Because...
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    .......................72 David Hume....................................................................................................76 Immanuel Kant.............................................................................................82 George Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel.........................
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  • Kant and Hume on Morality
    Kant and Hume on Morality The ethics of Immanuel Kant (1724–1804) is often contrasted with that of David Hume (1711–1776). Hume's method of moral philosophy is experimental and empirical; Kant emphasizes the necessity of grounding morality in a priori principles. Hume says that reason is properly a...
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  • Stephen Hicks's Explaining Psm from Rousseau Toostmodernism: Skepticism and Sociali Foucault (Scholargy Publishing, 2004, 2011
    Epistemological solutions to Kant: Irrationalism from Kierkegaard to Nietzsche The Kantians and the Hegelians represent the pro-reason contingent in nineteenth-century German philosophy. While the Hegelians pursued metaphysical solutions to Kant’s unbridgeable gap between subject and object, in...
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  • Exam Two Review
    Chapter Five Review What Is the Nature of Reality? * The philosophical study of metaphysics examines issues beyond the physical world such as the meaning of life, the existence of free will, and the fundamental principles of the universe * Metaphysicians attempt to explain the nature of reality itself...
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    The antinomies of sexual difference Why Lacan is not a nominalist Negation of the negation: Lacan versus Hegel? "There is a non-relationship" X CONTENTS PART IV. THE CIGARETTE AFTER 12 The Foursome of Terror, Anxiety, Courage ... and Enthusiasm Being/World/Event Truth, inconsistency, and the...
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  • Ang Ebolusyon Ng Fashion Mula Dekada 80s Hanggang Sa Kasalukuyan
    the students are instructed to read a book on philosophy, they will do so because they were required to read. Other would not read. When I asked why they did not read, the students response—and compliant—was that they don’t understand what were written in the philosophy book. The students who read the...
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  • An explanation of Kant's moral argument
    Kant’s moral argument focuses on the notion that God must exist to provide structure to the moral universe. Technically he did not believe that is was possible to prove the existence of God through rational or empirical means. It is important to outline two key ideas before explaining the details of the...
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  • Liberalism and Social Contract
    essential to the protection or cooperation of these two principles. Although this is a theory from Kant it is not a metaphysical like Kant brings up, rather it is a political movement that is necessary for the protection of individual personal ideals. The right of political neutrality must take priority...
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  • dharwheen25
    Schopenhauer (22 February 1788 – 21 September 1860) was a German philosopher best known for his book, The World as Will and Representation (German: Die Welt als Wille und Vorstellung), in which he claimed that our world is driven by a continually dissatisfied will, continually seeking satisfaction. Influenced by...
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  • Lectures on Levinas Totality and Infinity
    characterizes war is totalization. One should not forget the reference of this word, like that of “totality” to the expressions popular during the Second World War: “Totalitarianism,” “Total War,” etc. In each case, there is the emphasis that nothing be left out: “Total War,” a phrase that Goebel’s employed...
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  • Examine Nietzsche‟S Statement in the Birth of Tragedy That It Is Only as an „Aesthetic Phenomenon‟ That Existence Can Be „Justified‟ to Eternity.
    ‘Aesthetic Phenomenon’ that existence can be ‘justified’ to eternity. According to the qualities of ‘eternity’ and ‘existence’ that Nietzsche and Schopenhauer prescribe; it is by definition that something can only be justified in the phenomenal world: the world of ‘existence’. Although this statement...
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  • Teleogical Reasoning
    University Open access to the SEP is made possible by a world-wide funding initiative. Please Read How You Can Help Keep the Encyclopedia Free Kant's Moral Philosophy First published Mon Feb 23, 2004; substantive revision Sun Apr 6, 2008 Kant argued that moral requirements are based on a standard...
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  • Existence of God Arguments
    Proofs What real evidence can be supplied for God's existence? St. Thomas, in his Summa Theologica, sets forth five separate proofs for the existence of God, Unlike St. Anselm's proof, which deals with pure concepts, St. Thomas' proofs rely on the world of our experience-what we can see around us. In these...
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  • David Hume
    the window. Immediately afterwards you see the window begins to crack. Although it’s true that an educated guess is needed to conclude why the window cracked, I think it’s very safe to say it was because of the rock. You can set up 50 windows and throw a rock at the same speed at 49 of them and they will...
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  • Film Philosophy
    future, far enough. For instance, Geoff King and Tanya Krzywinska lament that ‘However hard it tries to imagine weird or wonderful futures or other worlds, science fiction cinema rarely escapes entirely from the looks, any more than the thematic concerns, of its own historical periods and fashions’ (King...
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  • RENE DESCARTES PROOF OF GOD'S EXISTENCE: ACRITICAL EXPOSITION
    God is a reality that exist and must be given due consideration. Thus, the onus lies on the one who affirms the existence of God to explain who or what this God is and to prove his existence. The subject of God may have being difficult to explain because the term God does not refer to any physical entity...
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  • Kant
    Introduction Hegel (1770–1831) was the dominant philosophical figure of his own age and has remained a presence in the intellectual life of the modern world that cannot be ignored. His importance for contemporary thought lies in his having played such a defining role in its creation. He provided starting...
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  • Utilitarianism
    dictates, it is necessary to know by what standard human actions should be judged. Mill then addresses the issue of moral instinct, and whether the existence of such an instinct would eliminate the need for determining the foundation of morality. He argues it does not. First, the existence of such a moral...
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  • Hume on Empiricism
    The ultimate question that Hume seems to be seeking an answer to is that of why is that we believe what we believe. For most of us the answer is grounded in our own personal experiences and can in no way be justified by a common or worldly assumption. Our pasts, according to Hume, are reliant on some...
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