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08/10/2014 4:28 am | United Failed
How (it may be asked) can any part of the conduct of a member of society be a matter of indifference to the other members? No person is an entirely isolated being; it is impossible for a person to do ...
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08/19/2014 1:57 pm | Beings Particular
Animals, therefore, are not guided in these inferences by reasoning: Neither are children: Neither are the generality of mankind, in their ordinary actions and conclusions: Neither are philosophers th...
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07/25/2014 4:26 pm | Metaphysics Correct Mistakes
Dewey opened up the door between empirical philosophy and the arts. The scientific method of discovery combined with the values of the current culture produce new beliefs or meanings. One is contingen...
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07/26/2014 7:33 pm | Commonwealths Reverts
The knowledge gained from these experiences is not gathered through reasoning, but instinct.

as much as any one can make use of to any advantage of life before it spoils, so much he may by his labour...
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08/16/2014 8:55 am | Eliminating Teach
Marx plainly states that historical materialism is as quantifiable as the natural sciences while the philosophy, religion, and political facades associated with historical development are the ideal an...
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07/26/2014 6:50 pm | Revealed Characters
Why would not simply making use of the lands of a country (i.e. for traveling) make you subject to that country's laws because of the implicit benefits you gain (i.e. safe passage, an efficient road, ...
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07/30/2014 9:51 pm | Recurrence Ambiguities
Machiavelli, however, was a realist. He was concerned with how things were in reality, not how things could be if the world was perfect. He was greatly influenced by his failures in public life. He ha...
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08/02/2014 1:13 pm | Materialistic Beauty Intrinsic
This does not seem to address a "shortcoming" in Sartre's philosophy since Sartre implies a similar thing in the primacy of the for-itself over all external values and "universal truths" which are fal...
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08/18/2014 9:58 am | Traditionally Exist
Socrates asserts that he born most like a leader, should be the guardian of the city. He later explicates that the guardian would be a philosopher, acting with a true understanding of justice, beauty ...
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08/02/2014 3:50 am | Ambiguous Forfeited
Hofstader, a supporter of Dewey's metaphysics describes "the aim of metaphysics as a general theory of existence. . .the discovery of the basic types of involvement's and their relationships" (Qtd in ...

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08/04/2014 1:51 am | Latin Critical
Machiavelli is naive, and in many ways promotes violence, if it justifies the ends to a means, "virtu". However, in so doing, he also exposes Monarchy as a fraud, and offers a way of separating morali...
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08/10/2014 5:08 pm | Predicative Stage
Locke outlined the aims and purposes of the state in his "Two Treatises of Government", and by the time of the American Revolution, Locke's principles and philosophies were well known and deeply embed...
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07/25/2014 1:12 am | Early Married
In spite of the fact, Machiavelli is greatly influenced by the Greek and Latin classics, and by the bible, he takes a critical stance in dealing with the idea of morality. A Prince's main duty is the ...
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08/07/2014 7:49 am | Created Settled Hinder
In order for the for-itself to have a project, especially a project which posits its own freedom, it must choose a grander goal than simply self-liberation and self-satisfying selfishness. Since freed...
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08/02/2014 1:13 pm | Materialistic Beauty Intrinsic
This does not seem to address a "shortcoming" in Sartre's philosophy since Sartre implies a similar thing in the primacy of the for-itself over all external values and "universal truths" which are fal...
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08/15/2014 2:07 pm | Obligations Punished
The psychic harmony of the soul, according to Plato, expresses itself in four cardinal virtues, which are each related to the three basic energies of the soul. In relation to Reason, the happy or just...
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08/07/2014 10:53 pm | Dominate Explication Classes
Descartes later claims this allows him to verify other things. He says he may be dreaming and his senses may be deceiving him, but: the imaging, qua active power, is none the less really in me, as for...
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08/05/2014 12:02 pm | Source Regulate Implementation
Hume says it is not reasoning, but custom that separates man's gathering of knowledge from animals.

It seems that Augustine's view of grace versus free will reacts in a similar fashion. Grace is that...
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08/05/2014 12:35 pm | Assertions Rationalistic Absolute
These clauses, properly understood, may be reduced to one, the total alienation of each associate, together with all his rights, to the whole community; for, in the first place, as each gives himself ...
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08/09/2014 10:08 pm | Means Artificial Stimuli
Kierkegaard's The Sickness Unto Death Part II is about sin, what sin is, how it develops, different kinds of sin, varying degrees of severity, etc. Unfortunately, this concept of sin and the related e...

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07/22/2014 12:07 pm | Proportion Assign Origin
Regardless of the government or law Hobbes believes "no man can transferre his Right to save himselfe from Death, Wounds, and Imprisonment" (Hobbes 199).

There are many things to learn from Plato's "...
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07/22/2014 2:48 pm | Constant Existence Subject
Though on the surface, this statement may sound like an advertisement for a monarchal society, it was in reality merely a resignation to the fact that man is simply incapable of governing himself, tho...
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07/22/2014 8:21 pm | Easily Criminals
Our eyes and other senses distort the truth and can deceive us. We must use both the mind and the senses, we must observe nature and analyze what we see. This is the law of nature Descartes discovers,...
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07/22/2014 10:43 pm | Especially Seems
Kierkegaard's The Sickness Unto Death Part II is about sin, what sin is, how it develops, different kinds of sin, varying degrees of severity, etc. Unfortunately, this concept of sin and the related e...
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07/22/2014 11:18 pm | Lively Refute Existed
Dewey states previous philosophers used a non-empirical method that "starts with a reflective product as if it were primary, as if it were the original given" (Dewey, John, Experience and Nature. Dove...
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07/22/2014 11:41 pm | Advantages Seeking Peace
Like other Western philosophers, Machiavelli was influenced by the early Greek philosophers, especially Plato. However, in many cases Machiavelli seems to be arguing against Platonic philosophy. Plato...
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07/23/2014 3:50 am | George Berkeley Logical
Additional terminology is always helpful for the learners of metaphysics. It is important to be able to know what certain words and phrases mean when spoken by a lecturer who is going to go into much ...
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07/23/2014 3:57 am | Slowly Builds
Augustine's discussion of Grace versus free will is especially interesting. There are several points in Augustine's arguments which rely on some sort of ambiguous, undefined concept to support a "we c...
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07/23/2014 5:03 am | Appears Affected
Marx plainly states that historical materialism is as quantifiable as the natural sciences while the philosophy, religion, and political facades associated with historical development are the ideal an...
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07/23/2014 7:16 am | Relinquish Legislative
Custom then, is the great guide of human life. It is that principle alone which renders our experience useful to us, and makes us expect, for the future, a similar train of events with those which hav...
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