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  • Philosophy of Human Nature: Society Must Be Defended

    Philosophy of Human Nature: Society Must Be Defended

    Surname Student’s Name Professor’s Name Subject DD MM YYYY Philosophy of Human Nature: Society Must Be Defended Introduction In the book Society Must Be Defended (1976), Michael Foucault offers important insight on human nature. Michael especially focuses on the constant battle between internal and external powers within human nature and living. For practicality, Foucault cites politics as a continuation of war. To him, war is a result of the constant battle for dominion which results in power. Thus, he establishes that power is a commodity that people die to protect and others fight to have.

    Essay Length: 2,146 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: August 4, 2019 By: Mbugua
  • 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

    Essay Length: 791 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 25, 2015 By: wiafe4646
  • Rationalists & Empiricists Fail Critics’ Tests as Reality Checks

    Rationalists & Empiricists Fail Critics’ Tests as Reality Checks

    RATIONALISM & EMPIRICISM LACK PROOF AS THE TRUTH Rationalists & Empiricists Fail Critics’ Tests as Reality Checks Chrissy Luckie ________________ Rationalism & Empiricism Fail Best Critics’ Test as Reality Checks Rationalism and Empiricism denote two distinct points of view on the true nature of knowledge. As the first label implies, Rationalism theories suggest rational thought process that relies on logic is our only path to knowledge. Empiricists say ‘sense experience’ by external stimuli taken in through our 5 normal senses is the only way to gain true knowledge (Lawhead, 2013; Boyd, 2013). This writer

    Essay Length: 964 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 25, 2018 By: ChrissyL
  • Relationship Between Deception and Consent in Sexual Relations

    Relationship Between Deception and Consent in Sexual Relations

    Consider the relationship between deception and consent in sexual relations. Explain Tom Dougherty’s view. Do you agree with it? Why or why not? In answering this, set out the most serious objection to your stance. How would you reply? Finally, is there any role for deception in sexual encounters at all? Deception, a way to manipulate appearances and convey a false reality. Deception generally depends for its success on keeping intended victims unaware that deception is taking place. Deception has been used to end wars. The trojan horse is a tale from the Trojan War

    Essay Length: 1,478 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: March 7, 2019 By: taylorfc8
  • Relationship Between Voucher System and Academic Performance

    Relationship Between Voucher System and Academic Performance

    THE INFLUENCE OF FINANCIAL SUPPORT TO THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE THE INFLUENCE OF FINANCIAL SUPPORT TO THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF COLLEGE STUDENTS IN OUR LADY OF FATIMA UNIVERSITY A Research presented to the Faculty of Senior High School Our Lady of Fatima University In Partial Fulfillnemt of the Requirements for Research 2 Castillo, Gabriel C. Celorico, Ashley Nicole C. Cristobal, Maria Monica P. Duana, Donna Jane P.. Timog, Jhibriel John M. Ms. Rachelle Ann G. Castro , 2018 CHAPTER 1 THE PROBLEM AND ITS BACKGROUND Introduction “... because in the United States of America, no one

    Essay Length: 2,184 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: December 4, 2018 By: ashnicocc
  • 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

    Essay Length: 299 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: June 21, 2014 By: tara85693
  • 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

    Essay Length: 792 Words / 4 Pages
    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

    Essay Length: 553 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 3, 2016 By: Chege Mwas
  • The Case of Miss Sophie and the Purloined Periodical

    The Case of Miss Sophie and the Purloined Periodical

    The Case of Miss Sophie and the Purloined Periodical[1] Miss Sophie is a student at South Seattle CC who needs an article from a periodical for a paper she’s writing. On Friday, April 08, 2005, at 10PM, she goes to the library and finds the periodical she needs. But Miss Sophie has no money to copy the article, and she’s too lazy to go back to her dorm to get it. So she considers ripping the article out of the periodical and taking it. If she were to do it, she would be acting on

    Essay Length: 642 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 24, 2019 By: luckycat
  • 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

    Essay Length: 275 Words / 2 Pages
    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

    Essay Length: 252 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 11, 2018 By: karthik
  • Three Authoritarian Moral Theories

    Three Authoritarian Moral Theories

    Three Authoritarian Moral Theories A theory is a systematic attempt to explain something. For example, the theory of gravity explains the attraction of physical bodies. If a theory is successful, we should feel that we finally have a good understanding of whatever the theory is trying to explain; for example, in the case of the theory of gravity, what causes bodies to be attracted to each other, as well as to predict when to expect this attraction, how much attraction to expect, etc. An ethical theory attempts to explain proper moral behavior, usually by identifying

    Essay Length: 990 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: October 23, 2018 By: evuyen
  • Truth Isn't Truth Opinion Essay

    Truth Isn't Truth Opinion Essay

    „Truth isn’t truth“ (opinion essay) A few months ago, I read and interesting article in The Guardian on words of Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani, who said in an interview that „Truth isn’t truth.“ Giuliani’s unique statement immediately became the subject of controversy and laugh. I suppose none of the relevant people who commented on it accepted his view of the truth, even though, given the context, which is not important in the terms of my opinion essay, it is not unclear what Giuliani meant by his words. Athough I believe – and it is

    Essay Length: 780 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: June 15, 2019 By: trh32
  • Underground Man

    Underground Man

    Underground Man claims that Direct Man is bound by the laws of nature. According to Underground Man, he describes that the Direct Man acts like a bull who charges “...his object like an infuriated bull with its horns down, and nothing but a wall will stop him” (pg 59). The term “wall” is being associated by Underground Man as the laws of nature. Such like a bull, Direct Man is stopped or pauses at this “wall” because Direct Man can’t or doesn’t try to find any way around it. The Direct Man is bound to

    Essay Length: 338 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 6, 2019 By: pris1499_

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