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Honesty and Ethics in Philosophy

commandment "thou shalt not kill", for example, are forced to re-examine their views in the light of military service in wartime, ...

Teaching Virtue

who live with us and present themselves in abundance, as far as is possible. Wherefore we must keep them before us1." Here, it see...

Contrasting and Comparison of the Virtue Philosophical Perspectives of Aristotle and Confucius

correct them by illustrating how values are an integral component of personhood. Indeed, it can readily be argued how the concept...

An analysis of Clarissa's speech in Pope's Rape of the Lock

lock of her hair, the background to the event imbues it with a completely disproportionate quality of the melodramatic. Clarissa, ...

Jesus Taught About Love, Compassion, Justice, Hospitality, Hope

way to be part of the community.3 Each person had a role - the host would extend a graceful welcome to the guest and the guest wou...

Do We Deserve What We Earn?

in Pojmans work he illustrates how people behave a particular way. "If someone treats us to dinner, gives us a present, teaches us...

Aristotle and John Stuart Mill on Virtue

is not that everyone just does what they think is right or what society tells them is right, but they sense that something good co...

Analysis of Rashomon

has probably viewed this film, this writer/tutor has not. Also, the Paper Store charges a considerable fee for watching a film in ...

The Apology, Antigone and the Concept of Virtue

in order to insure passage to the underworld. The Underworld in this mythology was not a particularly happy place; it was a gloomy...

The Seven Army Virtues and Accountability

adherence to well-established procedures. Within that framework is room for individual development and performance, but always wit...

The Prince and the Concepts of Idealism and Virtue

virtue is something that people can live with on a daily basis. Virtue is equated with doing the right thing in the present. Ideal...

American Values in The Glass Menagerie and The Harry Hastings Method

tries to tell the girl that her physical problems are minor and not noticeable-when the girl has her leg in a brace (Williams). Th...

Happiness and Virtue According to Boethius

reversals of fortune, illness, accidents and other events which contribute to their unhappiness. At the same time, the "evil m...

Moral Attributes and History of Balzac's Colonel Chabert

shocked when driving a short distance from the slums of inner cities to the world of wealthy suburbs?" But it is not...

Republic by Plato and its Concepts

importance and children were to be guarded from superfluous information to come from for example poetry and literature. Rather, th...

Critiquing Epictetus's Philosophy

what one wants, and visualizing it, that one will eventually be free from the gnawing desire. This is true either through attainme...

Virtue Critiques in Billy Budd, Sailor and 'Bartleby, the Scrivener' by Herman Melville

- he refuses to take nourishment or leave his place of business. Instead of taking a sympathetic view of his employee, the narrat...

How Aristotle Defines the Good Life

philosopher, would aid in curtailing discord while broadening the trust that must exist between peoples. Using the Myth of ...

Pleasurable Virtue in Laurence Stern's A Sentimental Journey

also indicates that he would much rather be known as a man who may have been ridiculous at times perhaps, or misunderstood, but th...

Humility and Benjamin Franklin

of his accomplishments, many of which are successful. One of the problems in the writings of a man outlining his own accomplishme...

Morality Theory of Immanuel Kant

physical body to be sold, for the enjoyment of others, is tantamount to transforming the human body into a physical object. Kant...

Implications of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act

of the marketplace by big business (Bittlingmayer, 2002). Catanzaro (2000) accuses President Richard Nixon of using antitrust law ...

Boeing Company and Theories of Ethics

2004). John Stuart Mills, in his book Utilitarianism, further stated that not all forms of pleasure were of equal value (Free-Defi...

Comparing Confucius' and Aristotle's Perspectives on Virtue

spoke of virtue as something equated with wisdom. Yet he also "spoke more expansively of justice, courage, temperance, magnificenc...

Aristotle and the Role of Moral Education

Aristotle manages to come up with a provisional definition (Book II, Ch. 6, 1107a): Aret? is a state or condition of soul that is ...

Plato: Law, War, Peace and Virtue in the "Laws"

suggest that both love and hate can be taught (Plato). We can further extrapolate from that to conclude that if a nation is in har...

Erasmus/Praise of Folly

has purpose and meaning. The second profession that Folly castigates as they weave "six hundred laws together" in order to contr...

Education, Arete or Virtue, and Plato

like knowledge itself, is secure. Indeed, according to Plato correct opinion is a guide to knowledge. To be correct, opinions th...

Gaman/A Japanese Cultural Concept

allow the young Emperor, age 8, to fall into the hands of Genji warriors, a "Nun of the Second Rank," instructs the boy to make h...

Friendships and the Impact of Virtue or Lack of Virtue in William Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra, Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Macbeth, and Julius Caesar

both politically as well as personally. For Brutus, virtue was a trait that could never be compromised for it was synonymous with...