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Paradoxes of the Philosopher Zeno

This paper examines space and time's inductive relativity as conceptualized by the paradoxes of Zeno in six pages. Four sources a...

Social Contributions of Philosophers

was changing in terms of philosophy. John Lockes The Second Treatise of Civil Government is rather compelling and in fact, free ch...

Political Theory of Jewish Philosopher Moses Maimonides

the context of a modern society. Certainly, today Maimonides instruction to beat wives who neglect their wifely "duties" would not...

German Middle Ages and Philosopher Leo Strauss

hearts of those he represented. It was Strauss ongoing quest to delve into the deepest recesses of German intellectuals and polit...

Original Position of Philosopher John Rawls

In eight pages justice and fairness as conceptualized by philosopher and theorist John Rawls are examined with the emphasis being ...

Contributions of Philosopher William James

universe as heartily to assent to the evil that seems inherent in its details?" (Thought & Character, Volume I, Perry, 322) (Shull...

Philosophers as Viewed by Friedrich Nietzsche

In four pages this paper examines how Plato and Socrates were philosophically viewed by Nietzsche. Two sources are cited in the b...

The Feminist Philosopher Mary Wollstonecraft

This paper examines the writings and life of Wollstonecraft. The author discusses her philosophical treatise, A Vindication of th...

Perception and Philosopher George Berkeley

In five pages this paper discusses Berkeley's notion that beyond perception nothing exists. There is 1 source listed in the bibli...

Philosophers Compared

if it is taken outside of the context of societal situations. For Nozick, justice is more clearly a function of societal roles a...

Debating the Innocence or Guilt of Greek Philosopher Socrates

This paper consists of eight pages and considers the injustice of the trial Socrates received in an attempt to determine whether o...

Training Dion II of Syracuse to be a Philosopher King in The Republic by Plato

In twenty pages this paper discusses the failed efforts of Plato to sufficiently train Dionysus the Younger to become a philosophe...

Analysis of Socrates' Trial and the Death of the Philosopher

In five pages this paper examines how Plato described Socrates' trial and death in his dialogues Phaedo, Crito, Apology, and Euthy...

Chinese Philosophers Hsun Tzu, Mencius, and Confucius on Ethical Behavior

In six pages this paper contrasts and compares the perspectives of these ancient Chinese philosophers on ethical behavior. Six so...

Philosopher King, Utopia, and The Republic by Plato

In nine pages this paper examines the social utopia presided over by a philosopher king as described by Plato in The Republic. Th...

Philosophers on Morality

In six pages this paper examines morality as represented by utilitarianism and as conceptualized by philosophers including Carol G...

Morality Question and German Philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche

In ten pages this paper discusses how contrary to popular opinion Nietzsche actually supports rather than rejects the man's need f...

Robert L. Heilbroner's The Worldly Philosophers

This text is analyzed in a paper consisting of five pages which considers how in economics capitalism prevailed over communism. T...

The Worldly Philosophers by Robert Heilbroner

someone unfamiliar with the field of economics. The works which are introduced range from the earliest economic thought found in...

Eighteenth Century French Philosopher Jean Jacques Rousseau's Life

In eight pages Jean Jacques Rousseau's life and times are examined. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography....

Philosopher and Mathematician Pythagoras

In fifteen pages Pythagoras' life and his contributions to science, mathematics, and philosophy are discussed. There are 6 source...

Comparing Two Early Greek Philosophers with Plato

The ancient Greek arche concept is compared with Plato's soul concept in an argument that contends Plato's conflict resolution of ...

Being More Like the Greek Philosopher Socrates

In five pages this report examines whether or not the world would be a better place if people followed Socrates' philosophical exa...

Presocratic Philosophers and Hesiod's View Of The Universe

Differences in points of view in ancient times are carefully explained and examined. Examples are provided. This five page paper...

Carl L. Becker's "The Heavenly City Of The Eighteenth-Century Philosophers"

Christianity was based upon a vast compilation of both positive and negative influences acquired from the short-sightedness of pow...

Life and Works of Scottish Philosopher David Hume

In ten pages Hume's life, works, and writings are considered including his Treatise of Human Nature, with an assessment of his inf...

Pre-Socratic Philosophers as Compared with Later Thinkers

of fire (The New York Times, 2008). He lived during the late fifth century BC (The New York Times, 2008). The Eleatic school for i...

The Child As A Moral Philosopher By Kohlberg

children simply adopt and internalize the standards they are taught by their parents but Kohlberg found that children make moral j...

Affirmative Action, Justice, and Philosopher John Rawls

Nozicks Theory of Justice presents a strong argument for the libertarian view. This view honors property rights, that is, that in...

Forecasting for a Fast Food Outlet

and ice creams sold in the summer, this looks at the trends rather than just the past performance. Regression analysis takes th...