Essays Tagged: "Problems of Philosophy"

The Relevance of Philosophy, essay about a Bertrand Russell extract

h have grown up in his mind without the co-operation of his deliberate reason.Bertrand Russell, The Problems of Philosophy.Philosophy is commonly thought of as an activity reserved for Oxbridge high-b ... med, where appropriate; the distinction to be made here is between applying common sense to mundane problems, which Russell would certainly not advise against, and taking it out of context as a set of ...

(4 pages) 110 0 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

The Socratic Doctrine of the Soul. Deals also with philosophers through ages from Pythagorous up to Plato

e question of the reality of the soul and its distinction from the body is among the most important problems of philosophy, for with it is bound up the doctrine of a future life. The soul may be defin ...

(6 pages) 156 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

The problem with determinism and the benefits of Taylor's theory of agency. 900 words. Bibilogeraphy

one put forward by determinism, is an advantage for it allows the theory of agency to be rid of the problems of determinism discussed above. Moreover this allows libertarianism to incorporate the two ... a fair amount of personal choice in what course of action I should pursue. Aside from avoiding the problems of determinism, perhaps libertarianism's greatest advantage is its common sense appeal. For ...

(4 pages) 111 0 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Students and a better life.

eople understand that there can be wrong things, which seemed true. So that, people can solve their problems which are concerned with others permanently. Because they can find the reason which is the ... ing and asking questions we always get closer to the best system. Only by this way we can solve the problems and find solutions.WORKS CITEDRussell, B. The Problems of Philosophy. London: Oxford University Press, 1969.

(3 pages) 49 1 2.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The Value of Philosophical Thinking

was certainly better articulated than my words. I just find this passage from Bertrand Russell "The Problems of Philosophy" to be very thoughtful and almost haunting. The possibilities of human though ...

(5 pages) 37 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy