Essays Tagged: "Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy"

Ethics According to Natural Law - Aquinas's and Augustine's Views.

, for family life, for the building up the community.Works CitedIrvine, A., "Bertrand Russell", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Fall 1999Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL =http://plato.sta ...

(5 pages) 137 0 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

This is a comparision of the Dravidian and ayran civilizations of india and how they relate to pantheism and theism

such as having intentional states and associated capacities such as the ability to make decisions (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy). Taken as a denial of theism and atheism, pantheists deny the b ... y of resolving difficulties associated with the theistic notion of a transcendent deity or reality (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy) This paper will illustrate the origins and differences in these ...

(7 pages) 50 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The title is "The Cold War" This essay is a thesis on how the Cold War was in fact a much more heated war than it was made out to be.

According to the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy," One apt definition of war is this: war is an actual, intention ... an actual, intentional and widespread-armed conflict between political communities." ( This definition did not seem fit for the conflict between capitalism (Un ...

(10 pages) 394 1 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Descartes - Discourse on Method

count of the History of Mathematics ed., 1908, History Online, 6 May, 2004,Descartes' Epistemology. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 6 May 2004,Descartes, Rene. Discourse on the Method of Rightly ...

(4 pages) 81 2 4.7 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy


ses inMcbride 2which the relevant phenomena are not, in any non-question-begging sense, observable (Stanford, par 1). Objective realism is the scientific phrase for common sense. One who knows their s ... Works Cited:"Academic Metaphysics". Metaphysics: Multiple Meanings. (1996): 4 pars. 9 July 2003.The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. "Scientific Realism." 2002.Plato. "Idealism." The Grolier Encyc ...

(4 pages) 152 0 4.7 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The World of Political Philosophy

ry of value with the conception of the person and a moral theory as well as a political philosophy (Stanford). In the layperson point of view, liberalism is the belief that individuals should have the ... e, Brooke, and Kenneth Bruder. Philosophy: The Power of Ideas. 5th ed. Boston:McGraw-Hill, 2002.The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. "Liberalism." 1996.

(4 pages) 110 1 4.7 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Ontological Arguement of Descartes

he center; or indeed in an even more evident way" Anthony Kenney Western PhilosophyAccording to the Stanford encyclopedia of philosophy "Descartes also characterizes the ontological argument as a proo ... tween a thing's essence and its existence". Nolan, Lawrence, "Descartes' Ontological Argument", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (summer 2001 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL = .Descartes m ...

(2 pages) 30 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Thomas Aquinas’s Works and Philosophies         As an Italian philosopher and

were founding Aristotelian corpus, the relation between faith and reason, was called into question (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophies). Aquinas created his own philosophies on sense perception and ... rosoft Encarta Online Encyclopedia (2002),, accessed 5-20-02 "Saint Thomas Aquinas" Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy,, accessed 5-16-02 "Saint Thomas Aquinas's Fi ...

(3 pages) 1415 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Ethical Theories Paper: Consequentialist Theory, Robert, (2002). "Egoism", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Edward N.Zalta (ed.), Retrieved March 29, 2008, from The Stanfo ... (ed.), Retrieved March 29, 2008, from The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Online: L. K. & Nelson K. A. (2004). Managing Busin ...

(4 pages) 131 0 5.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Privacy Rights and Press Freedoms

insensitive to another's privacy interests without violating any right to privacy, if there is one (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 2006). Since as early as the 17th century, there has been contr ... rgStandford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2006). Privacy. Retrieved August 25, 2007 from,http://plato.stanford.eduThe national Security Archive. (2004). Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). RetrievedAugus ...

(9 pages) 69 0 3.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Is There Intrinsic Value in Nature?

discussed, a definition must be formulated. This term is used often in philosophy. According to the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, "The concept of intrinsic value has been characterized in terms ... ng of intrinsic value.)"(University of Washington, 2003, p. 2, para. 1)The first explanation by the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy seems to be saying that a thing has intrinsic value just because ...

(11 pages) 49 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

October, 2007 < >."Friedrich Nietzsche". The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. 14 October, 2007 < >.

(4 pages) 14 0 3.0 Feb/2009

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

Skepticism Refuted

tely a seriously contradictory and inadvertently flawed way of thinking.Works Cited"Skepticism ()." Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. (accessed Febru ...

(4 pages) 20 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Conflict Between Stem Cell Research and Ethics

h the loss of embryos. Those who oppose the research argue against killing innocent human embryos. (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 2008)Imagine a world where organ transplant surgery could take ... y 8, 2009,from CBS News: Encyclopedia of Philosophy. (2008, April 25). Retrieved May 8, 2009, fromEthics of Stem Cel ...

(5 pages) 75 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays

How have dualist tried to explain the apparent two-way causal interaction between mind and body? Which version of dualism is the most plausible theory of mind?

thal (ed.), The Nature of Mind. Oxford University Press, 1991.3.Dowe, Phil, "Causal Processes", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Fall 2008 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.). Available at: http:/ ... ://, Howard, "Dualism", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Fall 2008 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.). Available at: http:/ ...

(5 pages) 26 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Scientists claim that water = H2O. Suppose that a neuroscientist claimed that pain = the firing of c-fibres. How would a functionalist argue against the neuroscientist's claim?

outledge, 1998. From:, JANET. "Functionalism", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Summer 2009 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.). From: http://plato ...

(4 pages) 944 0 0.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Computer Ethics – Are They Keeping Pace with Technology?

ce Curriculum, March 27, 2007, July 13, 2009,Bynum, Terrell, "Computer and Information Ethics", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Winter 2008 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), Nov 20, 2008, July ...

(5 pages) 72 0 5.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

The Repugnant Conclusion

figure z, as better than figure a, is the amount of people these pleasures are being shared by.The Stanford Encyclopedia provides an argument against the Repugnant Conclusion under the following term ... higher standard of mortal life, the Repugnant Conclusion remains correct.Bibliography: is 'figure 2' in this website

(3 pages) 20 1 5.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

Nichomechean Ethics and one critique

ays on Practical Reason and Moral Psychology. 2008. New York: Oxford University Press, 129-150.][0: Stanford Encyclopedia]The term Aristotle uses to describe as the highest good for humans is eudaimon ... oral Psychology. 2008. New York: Oxford University Press, 129-150.][2: Kraut R. Aristotle's ethics. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. 2010. ...

(11 pages) 4 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies


mengingat juga berurusan dengan aksi di masa yang akan mendatang.Lebih lanjut, Pakpahan menganalisa Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, dan menegaskan bahwa mengingat berkaitan erat dengan jenis inga ...

(16 pages) 3 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity