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  • Androids and the Mind/body Problem

    Androids and the Mind/body Problem

    1. From your reading of Hasker, and using the categories he uses, what view of the mind/body problem do you think is exhibited by Picard? By Maddox? Support your answer. After reading the text I believe that Picard has a materialistic outlook, and Maddox has dualistic view of Data. Data is a part of Picard’s crew, so Picard believes Data makes conscious decision on his own and has feelings like the other crew members. Thus meaning that Picard views Data as having a body and mind as one entity. On the other hand Mattox believe

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    Submitted: August 16, 2015 By: stevenmtodd89
  • Chipotle Sofritas

    Chipotle Sofritas

    Chipotle sofritas Marketing Mix Strategies Strategic Alternatives 1. Product development Chipotle has always offered a large array of options for their burrito bowls, which includes various meats and vegetables. However until now chipotle had no meat substitute for their non-meat eating customers. With smart product development chipotle came up with the brilliant idea of a tofu-based chorizo like meat alternative. Chipotle prides themself on being health conscience, organic, and aware of the environment, which attracted a large base of consumers living the vegetarian and vegan lifestyle. Since vegans and vegetarians live a life parallel to

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    Submitted: December 31, 2014 By: toytunfun
  • Christian Attitude

    Christian Attitude

    As I have been reflecting and contemplating on my life I have begun to meditate on the decisions that I have made. Some of my decisions were not good but all of them have helped me become a better person in regards to my personal life, my job, my relationships, and fulfilling my goals. I recently made a decision to further my walk as a Christian of excellence by returning to school. On the first day of class my professor quoted a scripture that says "I do not consider, brethren that I have captured and

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    Submitted: June 3, 2013 By: carlagreen
  • Compare and Contrast Essay: The Matrix, Plato, and Descartes

    Compare and Contrast Essay: The Matrix, Plato, and Descartes

    Compare and Contrast Essay: The Matrix, Plato, and Descartes Linda K. S. Addison Liberty Online University   Compare and Contrast Essay: The Matrix, Plato, and Descartes This essay will entail a compare and contrast approach between; a synopsis of The Matrix, to the famous allegory of the cave found in The Republic by Plato, and Meditation I from Meditations on First Philosophy by Descartes. Furthermore, attention will be aimed to substantiate the untenable view of skepticism; likewise, to show that truth can be acknowledged. To get started a brief history of these three pieces

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    Submitted: March 4, 2016 By: Linda Addison
  • Compare and Contrast the Matrix, Plato, and Descartes

    Compare and Contrast the Matrix, Plato, and Descartes

    Mashanna Hartley Phil 201 3 October 2016 Essay Paper Compare and contrast The Matrix, Plato, and Descartes The Matrix, Plato, and Descartes have one thing in common, they all doubt the reality of the world. Descartes said, “Let us suppose that we are dreaming, and that all these particulars namely, the opening of the eyes, the motion of the head, the forth-putting of the hands are merely illusions” (Descartes). After watching The Matrix and reading the synopsis, it shows some similarities and differences with Descartes and Plato. The Matrix and Plato both describe a person

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    Submitted: October 11, 2016 By: mashanna1980
  • Comparing Writings of James Rachels, William Sumner, Ruth Benedict

    Comparing Writings of James Rachels, William Sumner, Ruth Benedict

    After reading the writings of James Rachels, William Sumner, and Ruth Benedict I will have to say that I agree with Mr Rachel's. I do not agree with moral relativity, and this brought into focus many areas of which I do agree. Though different cultures have different moral codes, James draws out the point that they may not be right. His example of the Eskimo, states their society says that it is ok to kill their children; while we, on the other hand, find it offensive. I also agree with his second argument that cultural

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    Essay Length: 369 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: September 8, 2014 By: melorn96
  • Comparison of Rhythm of the Sanjuan Tradition with Chinese Jiangnan Sizhu

    Comparison of Rhythm of the Sanjuan Tradition with Chinese Jiangnan Sizhu

    Sanjuan Tradition of Ecuador is highly different from the Chinese Jiangnan Sizhu. The main feature which clarifies this difference is the styles of rhythm of the both. In the Sanjuan Tradition, fixed attributes that are able to reflect a highly evident repetitive behavior on several levels is used in the creation of music. A single motive dominates the whole music composition and is composed with the help of 8 beat phrases (Which Cruise Hits Your Groove?, 2013). For instance, the identical first and second half rhythms, characteristic pitch, rhythmic motifs and the harmonics all support

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    Submitted: November 10, 2014 By: shivaniagg0402
  • Couples Workshop (spanish)

    Couples Workshop (spanish)

    Lina Novoa Julián Muñoz Taller de Parejas 1. La pareja con la que nos identificamos es con la de la película Orgullo y Prejuicio. 2. Ventajas * Es una relación que se vive con toda intensidad. * Aunque las demás personas interfieran no se separaran. * Se encuentra un verdadero apoyo por parte de los amigos. * La relación lucha contra todas las adversidades posibles. Desventajas * La pareja no tendrá un apoyo total por parte de la familia y amigos. * Siempre tendrán diferentes obstáculos para separarlos. * Se notaran las diferencias en cuanto

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    Submitted: September 16, 2016 By: 65o0P7
  • Customer Trust

    Customer Trust

    Christopher Wylie MGMT 6351 BusinessWeek Assignment October 30, 2009 Dr. Ron Sardessai Why do companies as diverse as McDonald's, Ford, and American Express all value consumer trust? Organizations are valuing consumer trust more than ever. Companies such as McDonalds, Ford Motor Co., and American Express are rethinking their marketing strategies to help ensure they continue to build and maintain a loyal base of clientele (Kiley & Helm, 2009). According to a survey published by Edelman, an international public relations company, 62% of the survey participants trust businesses less this year than the previous year

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    Submitted: June 20, 2012 By: cobra1212
  • Descartes

    Descartes

    On March 31, 1596 Descartes was born in Touraine, France, which is now called La Haye-Descartes. Descartes's mother died just a year after he was born and his father was not around his family often being busy as a lawyer and magistrate. When Descartes was around ten years old he was sent to the Jesuit college of La Fleche. In 1615, He entered the University of Poitiers, where a year later he received his Baccalaureate and License in Canon & Civil Law. At the age of twenty-two, Descartes enlisted in the army of Prince Maurice

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    Submitted: July 27, 2014 By: wamhoffs
  • Descartes Meditation Summary

    Descartes Meditation Summary

    VY100 section 5 Summary Assignment Date 2017.9.28 In Meditation one, Descartes questioned the believes which he had had faith in. In order to find an entirely definite and doubtless foundation, Descartes doubted all the principals he had believed in. He first came to senses, and thought they were deceptive.Then he questioned whether his body was true, and founded that it was also uncertain since he may be deceived by some evil genius or couldn’t tell reality from dreams.Likely, he doubted science and everything external to him with the same theory. In Meditation two, he kept

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    Submitted: November 25, 2017 By: banroloshee
  • Economic Issues

    Economic Issues

    Outcome3 Report F7J8 34 Economic Issues: An Introduction Candidate Name *********** Candidate Class FS2 Candidate ID *********** Assessor’s name *********** Date 9th December, 2013 1st Record of Performance 2nd Record of Performance ________________ Declaration I hereby declare that this submission is my own work and that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, it contains no material previously published or written by another person or material which has to a substantial extent been accepted for the award of any other degree or diploma at any university or other institute of higher learning, except where

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    Submitted: January 11, 2018 By: AElla
  • Essays, Marvin and the Fools

    Essays, Marvin and the Fools

    QR kode løb Philip, Josephine, Malou & Kenneth Redegør for begrebet vækst ved intensivering og kom ind på Ansoffs vækstmatrice Intensivering betyder at virksomheden udnytter de produkter de allerede har, ved at forbrugerne benytter produktet oftere og til flere forskellige gøremål, end det oprindeligt skal bruges til. Redegør for, hvordan et godt spørgeskema er bygget op. Kom ind på de forskellige spørgsmålstyper. Først skal det bygges op med nemme spørgsmål. Den skal derefter bygges op med skala og ja-nej spørgsmål (lukkede spørgsmål) for bedre at kunne bearbejde og samle besvarelserne. Redegør for begrebet konkurrencestrategi og

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    Submitted: October 6, 2016 By: Philip Jørgensen
  • Journals the Topic of Abortion

    Journals the Topic of Abortion

    This week, we began the topic of abortion. It is a sensitive subject in today's society, and unfortunately all to common among pregnant women. Abortion is the act of terminating the life of an unborn child, or in some cases, an already born person. Even though the Catholic Church teaches against abortion, people still commit the crime. They justify this action by saying that they are not ready to have a child, or they will be unable to properly take care of the child; which is a federal law. The church has rebuttals to

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    Submitted: August 5, 2014 By: ggainor1
  • Kant’s Rejection of Empiricist Conception of Space and Time

    Kant’s Rejection of Empiricist Conception of Space and Time

    Surname Name: Course: Tutor: Date: Kant’s Rejection of Empiricist Conception of Space and Time Introduction In the western philosophical traditions, Immanuel Kant stands as the central figure that irrevocably changed the path of philosophy, especially on his famous work, the Critique of Pure Reason (Smith 2). In this work, Kant tries to explain how people can know things. He opines that science and mathematics can constrain human knowledge. Consequently, he argues that it is hard to extend human knowledge to speculations such as metaphysics. Therefore, he proposes that the mind has an active role in

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    Submitted: November 3, 2016 By: erakam
  • Machiavelli Discussion Question

    Machiavelli Discussion Question

    Ashraf Ahmed Discussion Question #4 Question 1: Leadership is well known as the action of leading a group of people or an organization. A good leader is someone who leads his followers and the organization ethically and effectively. Joanna B. Ciulla thinks that the relationship between being ethical and being effective as a leader should be used in two different rules. The reason is because, in this generation, it is difficult to find both morally good and technically good in a person. Some people are ethical but not very effective, others are effective, but not

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    Submitted: October 11, 2017 By: Ash_10
  • Michael Jackson's Law

    Michael Jackson's Law

    Written Assignment 1. Was the breach efficient? How do you know? Michael Jackson's breach of contract with the concert promoter was efficient by economic standards. As an economist, one believes all people are rational, therefore one can assume that Michael Jackson valued his time on New Years Day more than the 21 million dollars that he would have to pay in expectation damages for breach of the contract. So as a rational human, Michael Jackson would not want to incur an loss and choose to cancel the performances in order to maximize his economic gain,

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    Submitted: December 28, 2014 By: thizzin
  • Nietszche

    Nietszche

    In "Beyond Good and Evil", Nietzsche examines the current problems of philosophy and his predictions of what philosophy should be in the future. Nietzsche starts his book by analyzing the errors of philosophers to date, Nietzsche calls these errors "prejudices". Nietzsche calls these errors "prejudice" because it is views that are based on previous assumptions. Friedrich Nietzsche identifies a few of these prejudices, but I will examine closely only two of them: atomism and "immediate certainties". One of the prejudices that Nietzsche attacks in "Beyond Good and Evil" is the idea of dogmatic atomism. Materialistic

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    Submitted: November 27, 2014 By: svetlanaboeva
  • No Countries, No Religion - a Philosophical Analysis of John Lennon's Song

    No Countries, No Religion - a Philosophical Analysis of John Lennon's Song

    “No religion, No countries” “Imagine there's no countries It isn't hard to do Nothing to kill or die for And no religion, too…” These are some of the words put together by the British songwriter John Lennon in his song “Imagine”. To many people, this thought, this scenario would remove almost all problems that are wrong with people and the world. In my opinion, this made-up world would have its pros and cons. To best explain my thoughts on this world, I want to isolate the different parts of this fantasy world, one without religion,

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    Submitted: November 23, 2016 By: saklolo33
  • Plato's Descartes and the Matrix

    Plato's Descartes and the Matrix

    PLATO’S DESCARTES, AND THE MATTRIX ANALYSIS PLATO’S DESCARTES, AND THE MATRIX ANALYSIS Liberty University Online PHIL 201- B03 LUO By Desmond W. Akenteng Instructor’s name: Prof. Kevin Smith Date: February 12, 2015 ________________ Introduction: In this assignment, I will seek to compare and contrast the similarities and differences between Plato’s Descartes: “The Allegory Of The Cave” and “The Matrix” and prove that the world we are experiencing is real, and also prove that it is absolutely good to escape the cave and experience the reality is the best idea. After reading “The Allegory of the

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    Submitted: February 25, 2015 By: wiafe4646
  • Small Distributors

    Small Distributors

    [D1] To continue to work through small distributors: - Previous small distributors didn't understand the product line, lacked focus and commitment. - Might be easier to get their interest and attention, compared to larger distributors. - With this option, they don't have access to as many channels. [D2] To sell direct: - Develop own sales and distribution company in Japan, making you closer to customers and not having to be reliant on others. - No one knew a lot about Japanese business practices / consumers and it would take months / years to establish key

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    Submitted: June 21, 2014 By: tara85693
  • Swordfish

    Swordfish

    In this straightforward, generic thriller a man is caught up in world that taps into an ability that previously landed him behind bars. Stanley Jobson (Jackman) is one of the world's best computer hackers who broke in to a clandestine Government program setting its progress back for two years. As the film opens he is living a quiet life avoiding computers which is a condition of his parole. He is visited by a woman named Ginger Knowles (Berry) who hands him $100,000 and offers him more if he will continue where he left off. He

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    Submitted: August 1, 2013 By: mavz17
  • Teleological Arguments

    Teleological Arguments

    Name Instructor Course Date Teleological arguments Teleological arguments or design/empirical arguments that argue for the existence of God. According to these arguments, attempt to identify various empirical worldly features that point to evidence of intelligent design who’s best explanation can only be God. However there are those who object to the existence of an intelligent design. Some cite evolution as their basis while others ask if there was a god then why does evil exist. The argument of analogy supports teleological arguments of an intelligent being designer. A proponent of the analogy argument William Derham

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    Submitted: April 3, 2016 By: Chege Mwas
  • The Moral Dilemma Issues in Film ‘the Hunger Games'

    The Moral Dilemma Issues in Film ‘the Hunger Games'

    The Moral Dilemma Issues in Film ‘The Hunger Games' In the Film, the Hunger Games takes place in a nation, which consists of the wealthy Capitol and twelve surrounding, poorer districts united under the Capitol's hegemony. Each year one boy and one girl between 12 and 18 from each district are selected by an annual lottery to participate in the Hunger Games, an event in outdoor arena controlled by the Capitol, until only one individual remains. Katniss, who volunteers for the 74th annual Hunger Games in place of her younger sister. The male tribute, a

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    Submitted: August 28, 2014 By: shenhan2811
  • The Personal Care and Cosmetics Market in India

    The Personal Care and Cosmetics Market in India

    The personal care and cosmetics market in India has had consistent growth over the last decade. Currently, India accounts for a share of just over 1% of total global personal care, cosmetics and cosmeceutical market. The domestic market for personal care products is projected to grow at a CAGR of around 22% during the period 2017-2020. Moreover, the market will maintain healthy growth due to rising preference for specialized cosmetic products such as organic, herbal and ayurvedic products. This share is anticipated to grow significantly over the next 5 years. This growth will be primarily

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    Essay Length: 252 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 11, 2018 By: karthik
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