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09/30/2015 6:25 pm | Assumed Forever
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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09/23/2015 4:26 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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09/18/2015 7:28 am | Acting Concludes
The nineteenth century philosopher John Stuart Mill believed that for man to be truly free the rights and liberties of the individual must be guaranteed. Mill was concerned with what he called "Civil ...
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09/26/2015 6:06 pm | Repeated Tried
Plato was Greek philosopher, born into a distinguished family either in Athens or on the island of Aegina where his father had an estate. He received the education in music and gymnastics of a wellbor...
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09/08/2015 11:36 pm | Benefits Achievements Tower
Mill believes a person should never be punished because his actions set a bad example or because the public feels they can not act responsibly concerning their own being(76).

Socrates asserts that on...
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09/25/2015 5:51 am | 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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09/25/2015 2:07 am | Argumentation Developed Stoic
The fact that Kierkegaard's analysis is random musing and not dialectics is reinforced by the recurrence of old ambiguities as seen in Augustine: free will versus necessity. How can free will exist un...
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09/29/2015 3:49 pm | Pretending Affidavit
learn many things from experience, and infer, that the same events will always follow the same causes. By this principle they become acquainted with the more obvious properties of external objects, an...
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09/05/2015 10:26 pm | Manipulation Leading Tight
Therefore, according to Plato, a just ruler should not seek war, because war is unjust. War is evil, and "The creation of evil is not an accomplishment of justice, but a failure of justice." For Plato...
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09/22/2015 8:25 am | Armed Making
No man has the obligation to put his life on the line unless to do so would cause the downfall of the sovereign. Hobbes states that "when the defence of the commonwealth, requireth at once the help of...

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09/17/2015 9:38 pm | Acknowledges Members Naturally
At the age of nine Charles was sent to reform school after being caught stealing, kicking off his life of crime. Again, caught stealing, at 12 years old he was sent off to a boys school in Indiana. Le...
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09/12/2015 2:04 am | Fully Likely
The knowledge gained from these experiences is not gathered through reasoning, but instinct.

Machiavelli's idea of virtu' is not of moral character then, but of what is best or the utilitarian needs ...
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09/07/2015 5:41 pm | Creates Utopian Designed
According to Locke, "If one is to act in such a way that appears contrary to the natural laws, it is the right and responsibility of all men affected by these actions to judge and punish the offender....
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09/20/2015 11:42 am | Everybody Enquiry Living
But this carpenter was isolated from anything but justice and virtue from birth, making it impossible that he would act unjustly. Does this mean that Socrates' justice is simply doing what you are tol...
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09/23/2015 12:30 pm | Earthly Loves Honorable
It is interesting to note, however, the detachment which Hinduism in the Gita produces between actions and their results. Krishna does say to concentrate on ones actions, never on their fruits, but ho...
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09/06/2015 4:05 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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09/25/2015 3:51 am | Paula Rothenberg
Usually, for beginners the best places to gather information about this re-emerging and mysterious topic, is at local lectures or workshops. Other resources may be the library or people who are intere...
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09/30/2015 3:28 pm | Spirit Seriousness Artists
Now that it is easier to focus in on some of these topics, a clear and open mind must be available to allow the information that is going to be presented to register. This is where support is helpful,...
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09/06/2015 9:22 am | Speculative Groundless Observed
Locke argues that man would use the goods of his labour to barter with others and appropriate different goods. No man was allowed to appropriate more than he could barter or use. Some goods were worth...
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09/17/2015 8:18 pm | Soldiers Exists Writing
Part II totally disregards this redeeming quality of the work. While speculative philosophy is largely groundless musings, even as observed by Kierkegaard himself, the method of dialectical observatio...

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09/05/2015 4:27 pm | Mistakes Definitive Relevant
John Locke believed that all people were equal and independent, and that no one had the right to harm another's "life, health, liberty, or possessions." Locke was not only a renowned philosopher in th...
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09/05/2015 5:03 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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09/05/2015 6:53 pm | Espoused Controversial Proposed
Hume claims that humans are like animals:

Hobbes claims that in most cases a citizen does not have the duty to make the safety and ends of the state the motive of his or her voluntary death. The righ...
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09/05/2015 10:18 pm | Redefinition Capacity Stressed
The response of the skeptics is to claim that daily reality contradicts Plato, and that contrary to number one, tyrants, motivated by unjust principles, may be found to be happy. Moroever, they argue ...
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09/05/2015 10:26 pm | Manipulation Leading Tight
Therefore, according to Plato, a just ruler should not seek war, because war is unjust. War is evil, and "The creation of evil is not an accomplishment of justice, but a failure of justice." For Plato...
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09/06/2015 3:25 am | Origin Ockman
Machiavelli greatly admires the works of Plato and other sophists.

The best argument against interference of the life of an individual is made by Mill: "the strongest of all arguments against the int...
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09/06/2015 5:54 am | 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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09/06/2015 9:22 am | Speculative Groundless Observed
Locke argues that man would use the goods of his labour to barter with others and appropriate different goods. No man was allowed to appropriate more than he could barter or use. Some goods were worth...
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09/06/2015 10:31 am | 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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09/06/2015 10:56 am | Science Trade
Simone de Beauvoir is obviously trying to address the weakest point of Sartre's philosophical exposition of existentialism -- what sort of value system arises from the existential outlook? De Beauvoir...
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