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Briography of Kautilya

INTRODUCTION “The extraordinary thoroughness of Kautilyas’s work, its eminent inductiveness and practical character, its unflinching logic, heedlessness of adventitious moral or religious standard and its...

Should The Death Penalty Be Abolished? Essay

The death penalty is the act of punishing someone to death for an offense. Questions have been arisen to whether death penalty should be abolished...

The Trancendental Movement

The Transcendental Movement centered on thriving to discover the age-old philosophical question: What exactly is the true meaning of life? In order to find...

Ethical Impact of Knowledge

“The possession of knowledge carries an ethical responsibility.” Evaluate this claim. Mahatma Gandhi, when asked by an adoring, adulating public, what he believed the greatest...

Role of Knowledge for Meaning and Purpose

“The whole point of knowledge is to produce both meaning and purpose in our personal lives.” To what extent do you agree with this...

Comparison of Marx and Hobbes

Contrast and compare the views of Marx and Hobbes as to the basis of law and order in society. Marx and Hobbes are great philosophers...

Types of Conflict and Stages of Conflict

CONFLICT MANAGEMENT Conflict is a process that begins when one party assume that another party has negatively affected or is about to negatively affect, something...

Healthcare Rationing Debate

Commentary on “The Rationing Debate”, Rationing health care by age Covering Statement: This paper aims to comment on Alan Williams’s article of “The rationing...

Hart, Fuller and Devlin Theories of Law and Morality

Introduction This essay will explore the theories of Hart, Fuller and Devlin and consider there views on the link between law and morality. It will...

Design of Phenomenological Research

This is a philosophical movement concerned with the study of conscious experience, from the point of view of the first person (Moran, 2000). There...

Legal and Ethical Principles in Physician Assisted Suicide

Methodology: Literature review. Introduction What follows is essentially a consideration of the current law on physician assisted suicide (PAS), with an appraisal of the arguments advanced...

J.S.Mill's 'One Very Simple Principle': An Analysis

How simple is J.S.Mill's 'one very simple principle'? In and of itself, the principle is entirely simple – it takes barely a line to be...

The Debate on Euthanasia: Utilitarianism

Cory Thomas Is it appropriate to end the life of a person in a critical condition who is experiencing extreme torment and enduring? This paper...

Pragmatism & American Philosophy

Bree Dela Rosa  William James presents pragmatism as a concept that can be applied when settling two claims that provide contrasting views. Science, religion, and...

Rawls' Notion of the Political and the Realism View

Bree Dela Rosa  Rawls' Political Concept and the View Associated with Realism Introduction John Rawls in his work sought to capitalize on the concept of justice; enabled...

A Comparison of Tom Regan and Stephen Rose

Brianna Still People often use animals for a lot of experiments even though most people think that is it wrong. People make up countless excuses...

Personal Reflection on a Film: Awakenings

  Allison Bartha Writing Assignment #1: Awakening The film Awakening relates to the study of medical humanities we have learned about and provides numerous examples of how...

Phaedo and the Qualities of Being Dead and Being Alive

Dru Espinosa  In the dialogue, The Phaedo, Plato gives an account of the final moments of Socrates. Several arguments are presented and discussed. These arguments...

Debate on Being Unpatriotic

Cortney Matthaey Becoming Unpatriotic A country is not just a landmass or not just the amount of people that live on it or the amount of...

Hume's Theory of Cause and Effect

Poyan Keynejad When discussing Hume's account of cause and effect, various influences are interpreted in this relationship. Hume explains how cause and effect tend to...

Do Other Possible Worlds Exist?

Omar Haq  Introduction: Samantha is working at her desk. While she is unswervingly conscious only of her immediate situation - her being seated in front of...

Shafer-Landau Ethical Theory Summary and Analysis

Brody Kent  In this section, Shafer-Landau seeks to draw attention to a major flaw which he finds to exist in subjectivism through its incompatibility with...

Accounting for Individuality

Kadejia Jackson Peppers-Bates Utilitarianism and deontology contrast on many ethical principles. Utilitarianism is agent-neutral disregarding individual preferences, whereas deontology is agent-relative and takes a person's preferences...

The Euthyphro Dilemma

Siddhanth Goyal  Does morality stem from God? Or does it exist independently of his presence, not subject to arbitrary decisions? The first discussion over these...

Crito's Arguments to Socrates

Hale, Aubrieann In this paper I will be analyzing Crito in the aspects of context, main issues, Socratic reversal, athlete/physician analogy and the consequences. The...

Ethics, Metaphysics and Epistemology

Poyan Keynejad Group I: Ethics (#2) According to Aristotle, humans' highest good involves the pursuit of deriving happiness from living and thinking well. To this end,...

Torture is Ethically Wrong: Analysis

Stephen D. Dillehayes Serving in a combat centered career in the military for almost two decades I have many experiences with the topic of torture....

Suicide and the Question of Rationality

Imoghena Usman Suicide and the Question of Rationality and the Thought of Death (Question 6) In her work, Ethical Issues in Suicide, Margaret Pabst Battin tries...

Factual and Aesthetic Judgements

Tanya Dabra Question 1: Factual Judgements refer to the thing under discussion, and a factual statement that is true is a statement that accurately describes the...

Judith Beheading Holofernes

Kimberly Boatman  Judith Beheading Holofernes was made by a Baroque artist by the name of Artemisia Gentileschi.  Artemisia's version of the painting was made in...

Does Life Have Meaning?

Danny Irwin  Since the beginning of time people have been asking the universal question of "What is the meaning of life?" Answers from people today...

Theories of Ethics and Morals

ESSAY Are Morals and Ethics different? Moral are the worries identified with the principles of good and awful direct or got from the set of accepted...

Changes After Altered State of Consciousness

Discuss ways in which people can be transformed after experiencing an altered state of consciousness. Within this essay the subject matter of a personal transformation...

Descartes Views on the Mind and Body

In "Meditation VI" (see week 5 reading) Descartes argues that there is fundamental difference between mind and body. Do you think Descartes is right?...

Concept of Facts and Theories

2. "Facts are needed to establish theories but theories are needed to make sense of facts". Discuss this statement with reference to two areas...