Essays Tagged: "philosophical"

Richard III

ic, a fascinating look at the comparison of the just soul and theunjust soul, allows one to see the philosophical motives behind despot rule. Despotrulers are simply driven by fear. Their anxieties an ...

(3 pages) 94 1 4.5 Jan/1996

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

Ethical Values In The Old Testament

time was its monotheistic basis. The ethics of Judaism is historical and traditional as opposed to philosophical and theoretical. "In Israel, for the first time, an ethical conception of God is attai ... theoretical. "In Israel, for the first time, an ethical conception of God is attained, and this not philosophically but historically; while its view of the moral life is certain of justification not o ...

(3 pages) 209 0 4.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity


Taoism is one of the two great philosophical and religious traditions that originated in China.The other religion native to China i ...

(8 pages) 271 0 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


ries before Christ where the beginnings of history and political theory, political democracy and of philosophical thought in ancient Greece. From architecture to theatre, the ancient Greek world has a ...

(10 pages) 198 1 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Early and Later Writings of Karl Marx. Compares the classical works of Karl Marx and looks at some of his most well known theories. Includes works cited.

but he did not change his basic concepts and principles. There was a shift in Marx's thinking from philosophical to more scientific during his career, but essentially, Marx's theories remained intact ... is that a break came in 1845. This time saw Marx's break from the Young Hegelians and a thoroughly philosophical way of dealing with social problems. A more scientific Marxism took precedence and the ...

(8 pages) 722 0 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

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

s and ways of thinking. It broke down old philosophies based on religious documents and Aristotle's philosophical ideals and principles. The enlightenment was a basic principle that all things in the ...

(1 pages) 104 0 3.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

The Decline of the Roman Catholic Church during the Reformation

s "jurisdiction". These obviously meant that modernities in thought, giving rise to theological and philosophical examinations of the church by its subjects, would question the church's authority. And ... s "new piety" is mysticism, which involves a spiritual union with G-d through extensive reflection. Philosophically, many people deviating from the church were simply in disagreement with church logic ...

(3 pages) 131 0 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

This paper argues that Aristotle's high-minded personality would not make a good friend, and examines the works of Aristotle.

best at what they do. In philosophy, Socrates is high-minded in that no one really compares to his philosophical ability. No individuals can compare themselves to Aristotle, as he is far superior int ... ility. No individuals can compare themselves to Aristotle, as he is far superior intellectually and philosophically. This leaves Aristotle to be a bad friend because he is superior to anyone wanting t ...

(6 pages) 150 2 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Postmodernism; Does It Apply? Discusses postmodernism; what it is and reflects whether Sherman Alexie's Reservation Blues can be considered postmodern.

d first to architecture, it now encompasses areas from film, to clothing, to cuisine, and literary, philosophical, theological, and other theories.Postmodernism's intent is to get one to think of thin ...

(5 pages) 263 1 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Critisism by four of 'The Sick Rose' by William Blake

eading entails no more than a knowledge of the language' (39). Riffaterre identifies psychological, philosophical, and genetic interpretations (connected to 'mythological tradition') as 'aiming outwar ...

(4 pages) 163 0 2.8 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry


What evidence of truth do you need to except a clam, be it moral, religious, philosophical, ect. Do you distinguish between these, if so why and how?"There are no new truths, bu ... purpose of being. I do consider all claims that follow the logical guidelines I have already stated.Philosophical claims tend to be closely related to religious claims in the fact that culture dilutes ...

(2 pages) 83 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Humanism, a word of many meanings

d now constitutes abasic part of the Western approach to science, political theory, ethics, and law.Philosophical Humanism is any outlook or way of life centered on human need andinterest. Sub categor ...

(6 pages) 252 1 2.5 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Crime and Punishment "Is there not such a thing as crime?" Disdusses Crime and Punishment, by Feodor Dostoevsky, Beloved, by Toni Morrison, and Utopia, by Sir Thomas More

ostoevsky, Beloved, by Toni Morrison, and Utopia,by Sir Thomas More.To begin with an omniscient and philosophical frame of reference, crime is onlydefined as crime by the society defining it. When a m ...

(4 pages) 152 0 4.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Lord of the Flies" (Golding), portrays the defects of human nature, and a philosophical pessimism that seals the fate of man

ge that man is in a constant struggle between darknessand light, the defects of human nature, and a philosophical pessimism that seals thefate of man. Golding's work are, due to their rigid structure ...

(5 pages) 91 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

Philosophical ruminations

t a person who spends much of his time contemplating ideas about life is in constant development of philosophical possibilities. The first dictionary definition of the word philosophy reads that it is ... iences and growing understanding of myself and the world around me. The following is a diary of the philosophical ruminations which guide my outlook on life. Mind that these are merely my opinions res ...

(5 pages) 43 0 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Philosophical interpretation of "reality"

THE SENSESConcepts and ideologies, such as the "Veil of Maya", have tried to declare the philosophical interpretation of the "reality' of the world. These conceptions are helpful in analyzi ... hrough our senses, is in fact an illusion and the reality is something beyond that illusion.Plato's philosophical doctrine implies that not one of us actually lives in external reality and even if we ...

(7 pages) 245 0 4.3 Sep/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

Biography of Sigmund Freud

nowledge" made him change his major to medicine. Although Freud was more interested in studying the philosophical-scientific aspects of the mind. He especially became interested in neurology and physi ...

(4 pages) 313 0 4.3 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

While some people find reading poetry challenging, others find it inspiring and enjoyable. What to you is the 'appeal' of poetry?

ive, as in work songs or prayers used for religious ceremonies. Poetry can tell stories and present philosophical or didactic meanings, such as poetry in verses from the bible, ballads and neoclassic ...

(5 pages) 168 0 3.9 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

"Aquina's Treatment of God"

the Summa Theologica. In this, he shows the relation of necessary and contingent being, and gives a philosophical explanation on the problem of evil in the world. Aquinas begins with some introductory ...

(6 pages) 120 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Effect of IT on individuals at home and work

EFFECTS OF IT ON INDIVIDUAL AT HOME AND WORKWhile there are many philosophical, technological, social, and other differences between the society and those of our own ...

(2 pages) 115 0 4.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics