Essays Tagged: "philosophers"

The Classic World

sey, made contributionsto the field of literature through his writing. In the field of ethics, many philosophers fromthe Classical World contributed to the standards, values, and principles of our soc ... fields of ethics.The standards, values, and principles of a society were also contributed by variousphilosophers of the Classical World. Pythagoras founded the 'Rosicrucian Fellowship,' areligious and ...

(2 pages) 76 2 4.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Bad Choosers

ould be impossible here, given the talents of even this writer, to name a clearvictor. Scholars and philosophers for years have attempted to do so, yet no gender hasever been definitely identified. Ho ...

(7 pages) 80 0 4.6 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

The Natural Law Theory

determine what is right and what is wrong.(Bainton 174) This theory was them adapted by religious philosophers to fit the Christian religion.(Berkhof 114) This, however was not exactly the same as ... cluded emotion and passion from their decision making process.(Bainton 21-22)The great Christian philosophers came upon this theory and realized that it was compatible to their religion. Probably ...

(3 pages) 236 0 3.5 Jan/2000

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Greek Philosophy.

ntellectualism and mysticism. Thus began the pre-Socratic philosophy. The interests of pre-Socratic philosophers were centered on the world that surrounds man, the Cosmos. This was during the time of ... onjuring became a common practice, too.With Socrates and Socratic philosophy, the sophists and many philosophers moved away from the 'physics' of Nature and concentrated on man's correct conduct of li ...

(4 pages) 253 0 4.3 Aug/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Natural Law

           The School of Natural Law Philosophy was an intellectual group ofphilosophers. They developed new ways of thinking about religion andgovernment. Natural law was ...

(3 pages) 185 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Are you convinced by Plato's claim that philosophers should rule.

cient and no two of us are born exactly alike." How does Plato get from that claim to the view that philosophers should rule? Are you convinced by his claim that philosophers should rule."The two conc ...

(6 pages) 287 0 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

The Concept of Sin (King Lear)

on others and may spawn/propagate/bring about further evils.The ancient Greeks and the writers and philosophers of medieval times had been preoccupied by definitions of morality, sin and justice. Eli ...

(1 pages) 91 2 3.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

The influence of the Enlightenment on French Culture and the role of the Philosophers

How did the enlightenment influence French society? What was the role of the philosophers?The enlightenment influenced French society in many aspects, it gave way to new world v ...

(1 pages) 104 0 3.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Got a B+, but the teacher was a very yough grader. Paper on Descartes.

The question of whether God exists is an issue that has been debated by scholars, scientists, and philosophers for centuries. In his Discourse on Method and Meditations on First Philosophy, Rene Des ...

(5 pages) 478 0 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Martin luther king This essay has to do with the life of martin luther king. It deals with his life growing up in a baptist church.

tood by what he was taught in the church and what he learned from his teachings of Gandhi and other philosophers. King would not know it yet but the beliefs that he developed while Cozer Seminary Scho ... ce issues were very much affected by his faith in God. While in college king read the books of many philosophers, but always, in his conclusion of the reading he would make a statement referencing his ...

(8 pages) 399 2 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Definition of education

ed to seek out what our interests are . We are educated so we can producethings. The age of art and philosophers is dead due to our age of 'so called' education.We are being molded into people who can ...

(3 pages) 389 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Enlightened Philosophers, the Light Bulb of the 1700's, Voltaire, Lock, Luther King and Galileo

Throughout history many people have changed society with their ideas and actions. Two philosophers whose ideas and actions changed society are Voltaire and John Lock. Martin Luther and G ...

(2 pages) 55 0 4.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Voltaire, Author and Philosopher

's style, wit, intelligence and keen sense of justice made him one of France's greatest writers and philosophers.Young Francois Marie received an excellent education at a Jesuit school. He left school ...

(2 pages) 75 0 3.9 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

an essay with personal opinions on hume and descartes on the theory of ideas

David Hume and Rene Descartes are philosophers with opposing views about the origination of ideas. Descartes believed there were three ...

(2 pages) 234 0 3.3 Oct/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

discusses whether it is all right to disobey or to obey the government. Includes some of Plato's ideas

- -For centuries many philosophers have asked themselves, 'What is the right thing to do?'. They do have some guidance but ...

(3 pages) 90 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

Tension Between Majority Rule and Minority Rights Throughout History

en an understanding between the government ofstate and it's constituents. From the times where such philosophers as Thomas Hobbesand John Locke put forth their respective theories of a state of nature ...

(4 pages) 74 0 4.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Tension Between Majority Rule and Minority Rights Throughout History

en an understanding between the government ofstate and it's constituents. From the times where such philosophers as Thomas Hobbesand John Locke put forth their respective theories of a state of nature ...

(4 pages) 58 0 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Homosexuality, refersr to MIchael Levins and Richard's Mohr's views

for numerous years. It is mentioned in the Bible which is thousands of years old. But recently two philosophers have spoken how they feel about Homosexuality. Michael Levin and Richard Mohr's views o ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Problem with religion and morals. Speaks of St.Anselm, Thomas Aquinas and St. Augustine

- -The Problem with Religion and MoralsThe likes of many philosophers including St. Anselm, Thomas Aquinas and St. Augustine have written that organized reli ... lar life need to be found within yourself and not imposed on your character by the public. The many philosophers who spend much of their lives focusing on getting closer to God and spreading his moral ...

(3 pages) 205 2 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Existentialism. Mentiones Dostoyevsky

such a level. Even though the idea of existentialism is complex, certain themes are common amongst philosophers and authors: moral individualism, freedom of choice, responsibility, alienation.Fundame ... ism is the conception of moral individualism. Existentialism rejects traditional ethical endeavors. Philosophers since the time of Aristotle, circa Third-Century B.C.E. (before the common era), have h ...

(4 pages) 111 0 3.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy