Samples "Philosophy"

Philosophy

The essence of existence of a human being is related to the eternal presence of a supernatural being that is more perfect than the human race. Descartes argument, therefore, entails the idea of the existence of God as an immortal being thus explaining the source of life for all creations....

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Coaches are a part of every aspect of life, from childhood to professionals, coaches are there to fill a vital role in society. A coach’s personal philosophy influences not only their interaction with their team but also how well the team learns from their leader. It is safe to say...

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David Hume is a philosopher, economist, essayist, and history who is known today for his radical skepticism, naturalism, and philosophical empiricism. Immanuel Kant is a philosopher who is considered a vital figure in modern philosophy. The purpose of this paper is to analyze two core questions. Explain why David Hume...

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According to Kant, the propositions concerning morality can work if the primary principle of morality is comprised of the categorical imperative. The dialog map for this essay is that morality and categorical imperative significantly relates with each other because morality is founded on categorical imperative. To understand how this principle...

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The following arguments are from modern day philosophers who have made controversial statements in defense of their positions on some of the most celebrated philosophers in history. However, these modern day philosophers have made it a point to support their arguments and stay true in what they believe in philosophical...

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The conception and the development of a particular moral standpoint or point of view is a crucial part of Kantian ethics. The particular view adopted by Kant forms the basis of his understanding of the moral subject as it exists in the actual world, alongside the duties and responsibilities which...

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Some arguments for skepticism stress the phenomenon of disagreement. A strength of such arguments is that the make appeal to a very plausible premise—there is disagreement, about nearly any topic one can think of. A weakness of the arguments is that they appear to conflate two very different claims. The...

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Socratic doubt, the knowledge that we know nothing, can help us become stronger and better people. The value of the Socratic doubt is that we are not living an unexamined life. For Socrates, ignorance is not bliss. He was a gadfly to ignorant society, constantly “stinging” people to examine what...

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Descartes is philosophizing in his study when he sets out to remove all assumptions from what he knows. Descartes strips away all knowledge that is empirical first. He notices that his table looks different in different lights, that the ball of wax he is able to manipulate is at one...

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