Essays Tagged: "Apology"

Plato vs. Nietzche

Nietzsche have opposing views on the nature of good. Plato, as demonstrated in the 'The Cave' and 'Apology,' believes that Good is absolute. This means that he is of the opinion that there is one per ... , as well as virtues such as courage, patience, altruism, and prudence come from this Good. In the 'Apology' he states that ' evil can happen to a Good man.' By this he encourages all men to achi ...

(2 pages) 212 0 3.9 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

Bill Clinton and Richard Nixon's Legacies: How Will History Remember Them?

eman and admitted his faults to the public instead of denying it like he did. She also felt that an apology would have been appropriate as well. His ingratitude towards the president that pardoned him ... e taken better care not to be so unethical and immoral or at least had the decency to make a formal apology to the American people for the actions that took place at the Watergate Hotel instead of cov ...

(5 pages) 119 0 3.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Human Wisdom and Virtue in Plato's Apopogy.

Question 1.In Plato's Apology, Socrates talks about human wisdom and virtue. Compare what Socrates has to say in the Apolo ... ife is not worth living"(38a). Questioning everything from wisdom to virtue in Plato's dialogs, the Apology and the Crito, establishes Socrates' philosophical views. In the Apology Socrates attempts t ... e does, however, set unprecedented opinions that have helped form philosophy and change society.The Apology is the scene of Socrates' trial were he is defending himself on informal accounts of being a ...

(5 pages) 154 0 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

Why we should have unlimited freedom of speech

s. Shortly afterward, Gutting was fired, and the editor and publisher of the paper ran a front-page apology for the column.Where does the right to free speech begin and end? In light of the horrific e ...

(2 pages) 84 0 3.9 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The theme of oppression in 'A tale of two cities'.

. When a poor man's son is run over and killed by the rich Marquis's carriage, the Marquis makes no apology, and tosses a couple coins at the grieving father. The aristocrats did not even think the pe ...

(2 pages) 92 1 2.9 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Socrates' opinion of death and the afterlife.

ligion and philosophy, may be used to examine the reasons behind contemporary fears of death?In The Apology, Socrates refuses to adhere to the idea of death as an evil or punishment; for Socrates, dea ...

(2 pages) 84 0 2.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

The Apology: the accusations against Socrates leading to his death.

The ApologyThe accusation held by the prosecutors against Socrates is impiety (not believing in Athenian ...

(5 pages) 139 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Socrates and faithfulness.

hilosopher Socrates struggled with his ideas of faithfulness throughout his trial in Athens. In his apology, he denounces the power of wisdom and the accusations that he does not have faith in the div ... te outcome of this trial was a guilty verdict by the jury and death for Socrates . Out of his famed apology, however, his views and beliefs on wisdom and the divine emerged.Known throughout history fo ...

(3 pages) 78 1 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

A movie review for George Wallace.

then towards the end of his governing he finds himself and realizes his wrong doings and give much apology.In the beginning Wallace ran for governor of Alabama and lost due to his opponent Patterson ...

(2 pages) 20 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

A study on Plato, Aquinas, Anselm, and Pascal.

losophers. As a result, philosophy articles are sprinkled with jargon and references to hard issues.Apology: A Defence of Socrates, by Plato.Plato is Socrates' student and perhaps the greatest philoso ... e Socratic Method on your friends, they will love it!The main points:There is a lot going on in the Apology, so you would do well to stick to the main points of Socrates' defence:1)(p. 28) Socrates id ...

(13 pages) 148 1 4.6 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Desrcibed the character and personality of Mr. Collins of Pride and Prejudice.

sycophantic behavior makes him stick out. In the letter he writes the Bennets, he over stresses his apology for neglecting to get in touch with them before; he "beg[s] leave to apologize" (p. 62) for ...

(2 pages) 44 2 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen

The Muse and the Mother in Bradstreet's "The Prologue" and "The Author to Her Book"..Bradstreet's view of female writers' roles was misinterpreted by males...unfinished essay. Might help.

o Her Book"Early female authors and poets almost always introduced their work with some sort of apology for speaking out at all. Such an apology or plea was necessary for any woman who didn't wan ...

(5 pages) 46 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Response Journal for "The Charmer" by Budge Wilson

mother has baked is not meant for him, yet he eats it anyway. He offers an insincere but convincing apology, and she starts to bake another cake. His family are his willing slaves, and it is only afte ...

(3 pages) 26 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis of passage of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, particularly the characterisation of Elizabeth Bennet as well as the major concerns of the novel.

she read were scarcely to be defined. With amazement did she first understand that he believed any apology to be in his power; and steadfastly was she persuaded that he could have no explanation to g ... even her prejudice is inspired by a sense of righteousness. Her amazement that Darcy "believed any apology to be in his power" (p168) stems from her indignation at the insult and injury she received, ...

(7 pages) 164 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen

Who is an educator ? A comparison between Aristophanes' "Clouds" and Plato's "Apology" to find an answer to the question.

onsible citizenship?With regard the questions above there will be comparisons of the texts, Plato's Apology and Aristophanes' Clouds.In Apology, at passage 20 b Socrates inquires being a teacher; " Bu ... he fact of your having sons you must have considered the question. Is there such a person or not?In Apology, at passage 19 b and c, Socrates briefly explain the reasons of accusations against him. Tho ...

(4 pages) 79 1 3.8 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Analyse the provided extract from Pride and Prejudice, discussing ways in which the narrative voice and dialogue are used.

hort silence Mrs. Bennet began repeating her thanks to Mr. Bingley for his kindness to Jane with an apology for troubling him also with Lizzy. Mr. Bingley was unaffectedly civil in his answer, and for ...

(6 pages) 126 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Feminist approaches to women's writing

Each cohort have to make an apology to the potential, and the superior the revolutionize that was brought about, the profounder ...

(5 pages) 60 0 3.8 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

Philosophy can be defined as a love of wisdom.

s not worth living if one can not continue to seek truth and get to know their own self. In Plato's Apology we see Socrates make this great claim that the unexamined life is not worth living and he re ... t the unexamined life is not worth living and he reveals what this would be like. In Plato's Apology, the turning point in Socrates arguments came when he claimed that the unexamined life is no ...

(6 pages) 90 0 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

The apology, plato

Plato's The Apology is an account of the speech Socrates makes at the trial in which he is charged with not reco ... ting new deities, and corrupting the youth of Athens. Socrates' speech, however, is by no means an "apology" in our modern understanding of the word. The name of the dialogue derives from the Greek "a ... from the Greek "apologia," which translates as a defense, or a speech made in defense. Thus, in The Apology, Socrates attempts to defend himself and his conduct--certainly not to apologize for it.For ...

(2 pages) 64 0 2.6 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

PR writing Business letter

with cereal, but not the cockroach. I am really apologized for that.2. For the sake of our apology, we would like to give you the money back, extra ten boxes of well chosen cereal and five bo ...

(1 pages) 70 2 1.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers