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08/21/2016 1:58 am | 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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08/23/2016 5:54 am | Skeptical Materials
Dewey set out to show the harm which traditional philosophical dualisms were doing to our culture, and he thought that to do this job he needed a metaphysics--a description of the generic traits of ex...
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08/11/2016 8:00 am | 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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08/14/2016 12:20 am | Literary Bravery Committing
If the route of knowledge is through a lecture pertaining to one of the above mentioned subjects or a similar subject, the following fictitious examples can help to zero in on what to look for in a me...
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08/13/2016 11:33 pm | Money Refuse Frustrates
Perhaps the leap from philosophical metaphysics to philosophical pragmatics was too steep for Dewey. Nature changes slowly and so do our values and the way we experience nature. Dewey's pragmatism bui...
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08/11/2016 1:42 am | Perception Livelier Impression
The final aim of all three works, however, is to create an encompassing philosophy which creates an impetus to be good and just. Love, virtue, mercy, peaceful coexistence, etc. are all elements which ...
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07/28/2016 12:08 pm | Devoted Follower
Dewey is asking us to accept the selective emphasis of the "inconclusive integrity of experience" as a starting point, but by doing so he is guilty of what he criticizes. How can there be "an empirica...
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08/19/2016 7:49 am | Determined Apology
Plato's Apology helps define the philosophy of Socrates. Socrates believed in truth above all else. He wished to change the way in which his contemporaries viewed the world. Socrates believed "the une...
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08/23/2016 2:09 am | 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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08/25/2016 1:24 am | Route Lecture Mentioned
Plato had a great influence on Aristotle and other Greek philosophers. His works also influenced the Greek and Latin Fathers of the Christian church. The study of Plato's doctrines and the influence o...

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08/01/2016 5:02 am | 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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07/31/2016 8:27 pm | Orbital Circulation Adequately
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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08/20/2016 2:58 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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08/17/2016 4:52 pm | Immortal Memories
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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08/03/2016 4:26 pm | 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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08/11/2016 12:27 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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08/14/2016 3:39 pm | Reliability Mental Continual
But no man, having seen only one body move after being impelled by another, could infer that every other body will move after a like impulse. All inferences from experience, therefore, are effects of ...
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08/24/2016 3:42 pm | Trial Political
Let's take the example of water. Someone who understands water only in terms of the wet stuff that comes out of the faucet obviously has an incomplete conceptualization of water's form. If water is re...
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08/24/2016 1:28 pm | Assault Hypocrisy
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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07/30/2016 5:44 am | Married Angeles
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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07/27/2016 4:14 am | Guaranteed Renowned Seventeenth
Socrates, however, consistently cites that the people of the kallipolis, raised in virtue, justice, and with a knowledge of what is good, will realize the justice of the kallipolis and act according t...
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07/27/2016 4:17 am | Absence Besides
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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07/27/2016 4:28 am | Presenting Alternative
Matters of fact, which are the second objects of human reason, are not ascertained in the same manner; nor is our evidence of their truth, however great, of a like nature with the foregoing. The contr...
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07/27/2016 5:37 am | Keeping Separate Formulation
Jean-Jacques Rousseau makes it explicitly clear in his writings, "The Social Contract and Discourses" that he believes strongly in personal freedom and autonomy. Rousseau believed that a truly free go...
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07/27/2016 6:16 am | Virtues Intelligent
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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07/27/2016 6:27 am | 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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07/27/2016 9:20 am | Concentrate Sever
An easy rebuttal to this objection is simply that we don't yet know the truth about electrons and water, and thus the form. This objection has no scientific basis. Any more accurate description of ele...
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07/27/2016 4:46 pm | Monarchy Offers Separating
Hume claims that humans are like animals:

Modern times have obviously proven Marx' assumptions of the self-destructive tendency of capitalism to be much more latent and controllable. The dynamic and ...
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07/27/2016 7:34 pm | Demonstrated Rather
Plato's theory of the soul can be found in his major work, *The Republic*, where it is a response to the challenge of the Sophists as to why one ought to live morally. The Sophists in Plato's time wer...
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07/27/2016 7:46 pm | 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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