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Dissertation

Black Studies - Philosophy

Metaphysics vs Psychology Metaphysics and

Words: 13675
Length: 40 Pages
Type: Dissertation

" (Ibid) the term cosmology is derived from the Greek word 'kosmos' meaning order and refers to the world and the universe. (Ibid, paraphrased) the cosmologic philosopher is stated…

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15 Pages
Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Metaphysics and Its Relevancy to

Words: 4918
Length: 15 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Besides this, one can, as a separate undertaking, show these people later the way of reasoning about these things. In this metaphysics, it will be useful for there to…

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5 Pages
Research Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Metaphysics Let Us First Start

Words: 1631
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Absolute reality thus is impossible in the world of Descartes. The way Kant began argument for his form of metaphysics began with the critique of pure reason. That involves…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Metaphysics the Human Mind Has

Words: 1795
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Metaphysics presumes some kind of perfection somewhere, but there is no reason to presume this. Further, it presumes free will in the capacity to strive for the ideal. ut…

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2 Pages
Thesis

Genetics

Metaphysics the Problem of Freedom

Words: 628
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Thesis

If free will is an illusion, then a "science of behavior" is necessary to "show us how to manipulate the causes of human behavior," (p. 401). A science of…

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5 Pages
Research Proposal

Black Studies - Philosophy

Metaphysics of Morals Immanuel Kant

Words: 1516
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

We still understand within ourselves what greatness consists of. We still make our tallies relevant to ethical considerations. We can base our society on rules and order. We can…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Kant's Grounding for the Metaphysics

Words: 1399
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

However, that should not suggest that its pursuit is wholly worthless. There is some value in striving to attain this ideal, even if it can never be realized. Despite…

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28 Pages
Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Dream Interpretation and Metaphysics M Msc

Words: 9141
Length: 28 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Given that archetypes appear consistent across dreamers, the impact that culture has on the meaning of archetypes and dreams, and the fact that mourners consistently have the four types…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Aristotle Metaphysics

Words: 1781
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Aristotle & Metaphysics Aristotle calls the science he is seeking 'first philosophy or theology'. The objective of this study is to answer the question of what does first philosophy…

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1 Pages
Essay

Ethics / Morality

Aristotle Kant and Metaphysics

Words: 376
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Essay

Foundation of Metaphysics By Kant’s metaphysics of morals is meant the idea that there is a moral duty determined by the motive with which one engages in any behavior.…

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7 Pages
Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Ethics Politics and Metaphysics B

Words: 1820
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Put another way he contends that the reasoned man must expect the unexpected, while relying on his own memories and senses to determine eventual effects. Rules must apply only…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Evolution of Plato's Ideas on

Words: 1224
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

In Plato's mind, the body is an anchor which holds the soul from enlightenment. That which we know (as we will discuss later) we knew before we had the…

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21 Pages
Thesis

Literature

History of the Rosicrucian Order

Words: 5816
Length: 21 Pages
Type: Thesis

ather than continue the process that began in the first two books, in which the osicrucian Order first announced themselves, gave their history, and then responded to certain criticisms…

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2 Pages
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Black Studies - Philosophy

Philosophy in Kant's Groundwork of

Words: 649
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Since a hypothetical imperative represents one of many possibilities that are only means to an end, they cannot be objectively necessary, and therefore do not have the same command…

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12 Pages
Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Comparative Philosophy

Words: 3983
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Philosophy Nietzsche often identified life itself with "will to power," that is, with an instinct for growth and durability. This concept provides yet another way of interpreting the ascetic…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Kant Critique of Pure Reason

Words: 987
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

eligion through its sanctity, and law-giving through its majesty, may seek to exempt themselves from it. But they then awaken just suspicion, and cannot claim the sincere respect which…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Compare and Contrast Plato and Kant

Words: 2663
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Plato and Kant Plato's life span was between 427 BC and 347 BC. As a youth Plato possessed political visions, but he turned out disenchanted by the political authority…

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4 Pages
Essay

Black Studies - Philosophy

What Is Philosophy

Words: 1388
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Philosophy is a one of the most perplexing, interesting and intriguing branch of study that seeks to understand the world from a viewpoint not commonly used. Three are many…

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17 Pages
Thesis

Black Studies - Philosophy

Psychic Reading in the Professional

Words: 5806
Length: 17 Pages
Type: Thesis

The connection between the physical world and the metaphysical world was a topic that has fascinated humans for hundreds of years. Aristotle suggested the soul was the seat of…

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17 Pages
Research Proposal

Psychology

Spiritual Intelligence and the Intuitive

Words: 5721
Length: 17 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

98) The above quotation refers to forms of intuition and perception of the spiritual that in fact advocates the "blocking' of the normal modes of understanding and apprehension. As…

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7 Pages
Essay

Black Studies - Philosophy

Prolegomena Kant Wrote the Prolegomena

Words: 1835
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Essay

Then present one argument that demonstrates a strength or a weakness. The strength of Kant's critique of reason and its excesses can be seen in an examination of Plato's…

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6 Pages
Essay

Black Studies - Philosophy

Run for Your Wife Ray Cooney's Run

Words: 1976
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

un for Your Wife ay Cooney's un for Your Wife through Philosophical Inquiry un for Your Wife is a British farce written by ay Cooney who also played the…

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3 Pages
Research Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Education Philosophies Understanding Educational Philosophies

Words: 994
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Furthermore, the nature and types of value, such as morals, aesthetics, religion, and metaphysics are the core focal areas for this study. In other words, this field of study…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Philosophy Personal Worldview Out of

Words: 1168
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

In terms of ethics, I believe we feel happiest when we are acting and behaving in ways that will promote our survival and the survival of our offspring. This…

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4 Pages
Research Proposal

Black Studies - Philosophy

Plato it Seems That From

Words: 1269
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

This may be true, but only to a limited extent. If human experience is limited, then so is the acquired knowledge and truth can not exist partially only. On…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Teaching

Special Ed Philosophy a Special

Words: 1433
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Gerl (2010) points out in his advocacy of metaphysics as a way of approaching the philosophy of special education that this helps to construct a legal perspective which is…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Continental Rationalists

Words: 1490
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Descartes, Spinoza, and Leibniz are often accurately portrayed as the key figures representing the Continental rationalism. Continental rationalism is characterized by a belief that truth can be deduced from…

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7 Pages
Essay

Black Studies - Philosophy

Kant and Happiness for the

Words: 2243
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Essay

For example, many individuals value freedom and knowledge as things that can bring happiness. So, having their own value, these things are parts of happiness. Mill believed that everyone's…

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20 Pages
Essay

Mythology - Religion

Islamization of Knowledge This Work

Words: 5650
Length: 20 Pages
Type: Essay

Not only is a challenge present for Muslim teachers in attempting to standardize this curriculum but as well "this is compounded by the fact that curriculum materials related to…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Applying Kant's Theory to a

Words: 1402
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

"(Kant, 30) Thus, Dorothea's action coincides with the first formulation of the categorical imperative. Had she determined to refuse the request made by Casaubon, the law would have contained…

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5 Pages
Essay

Black Studies - Philosophy

Philosophy Plato's Works on Euthyphro

Words: 1521
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

The question arising from this claim is whether evidence exists to prove that there exists an infinitely good, powerful, and wise God where morality naturally emerges. Humes argues that…

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2 Pages
Essay

Black Studies - Philosophy

Kant Adam Smith

Words: 792
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Kant; Adam Smith Locke: primary qualities, secondary qualities, substance Kant: Judgment of perceptions, judgment of experience, categories of the understanding Explain all six terms above. Does Kant's position (relevant…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Teaching

Education Knowledge Diversity and the

Words: 1888
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

In this regard, the instructor's individual characteristics should be secondary to the readiness of the instructor to recognize individual learning strengths and needs in the students. Diversity: Diversity is…

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4 Pages
Essay

Black Studies - Philosophy

Educational Ideology Philosophy and Theory

Words: 1108
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Finally, logic consists of the study of formal argument and is fundamentally related to other branches of philosophy and to the process of human reason, more generally. he metaphysician…

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3 Pages
Thesis

Business - Ethics

Kant and His Ethics Kant

Words: 875
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Thesis

In Cultural Ethical elativism, Universalism, Absolutism (2005), it was mentioned that Kant said that people engage a particular space in creation and morality can be figured out in one…

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5 Pages
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Black Studies - Philosophy

Kant Moral Worth

Words: 1628
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Moral Worth Present, explain, and assess the thesis that only acts done from duty have moral worth In his Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals, Immanuel Kant addresses the…

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4 Pages
Essay

Black Studies - Philosophy

Hume Think That Causation Is

Words: 1128
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

A good example as to why causation isn't always connected is found on page 420. Hume asserts that only when two objects are "constantly conjoined" can observers "infer the…

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2 Pages
Essay

Black Studies - Philosophy

Strengths and Weaknesses of Metaphysical Methods of Inquiry

Words: 660
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Metaphysical Methods of Inquiry The philosopher Rene Descartes adopted what he called a 'metaphysical' or rationalist approach to understanding the world and the relationship of the human to the…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Descartes Mechanical Philosophy and Leibniz Reaction to

Words: 1825
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Descartes Mechanical Philosophy and Leibniz reaction to it. It has 7 sources. ubstance and form There must be something out of which change takes place." Aristotle thinks that this…

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5 Pages
Essay

Black Studies - Philosophy

Kant Camus Kant and Camus

Words: 1439
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

If Kant's points are to be assimilated when adopting a moral stance which is consistent with man's dignity, such absolute terms are inevitably defined by dominant social structures, bringing…

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2 Pages
Research Proposal

Black Studies - Philosophy

Morality the Relative Nature of

Words: 774
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

For some identify happiness with virtue, some with practical wisdom, others with a kind of philosophic wisdom, others with these, or one of these, accompanied by pleasure or not…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Teaching

Education and the Teacher-Learner Relationship From a

Words: 2523
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

education and the teacher-learner relationship from a Christian-informed philosophical perspective. It begins with an explanation of the author's personal worldview, and then explores the various philosophical schools of education.…

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4 Pages
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Psychology

Motivation of Behavior

Words: 1331
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Motivation in Behavior a) What does Tolman's theory of animal learning tell us about the motivation for human learning? Unlike John Watson, B.F. Skinner and the other strict behaviorists,…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Do Heidegger's Political Views Influence His Metaphysical Views

Words: 2971
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Heidegger and Hitler Proponents of Heidegger's metaphysical viewpoint are reluctant to identify a relationship between it and the opprobrious Nazi regime which Heidegger supported from 1933 to 1945. Critics…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Aristotle's Position on the Existence

Words: 1141
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The material cause refers to that substance out of which a thing is constructed. The formal cause is the idea of the thing in the mind of the creator…

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5 Pages
Essay

Black Studies - Philosophy

Myth of the Cave ' Why

Words: 2081
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Existentialism takes the human subject -- the holistic human, and the internal conditions as the basis and start of the conceptual way of explaining life. Taking idealism From Descartes,…

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20 Pages
Essay

Black Studies - Philosophy

Politics of Difference in Nursing

Words: 5961
Length: 20 Pages
Type: Essay

But the real world was a whole and perfect entity." (Philosophy Is a Way of Life) The theory of dualism and its implications in term ethics and politics can…

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3 Pages
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Black Studies - Philosophy

Idealism With Its Historical Origins

Words: 923
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The world of matter is real, it is tangible, and it is an essential aspect of our human existence. However, the material universe, according to idealist philosophy, is not…

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15 Pages
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Black Studies - Philosophy

Husserl Language and Consciousness

Words: 3930
Length: 15 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Husserl, Language & Consciousness: econciliation of Edmund Husserl's Fourth Logical Investigation and Fifth logical investigation Husserl's theory of consciousness in the fifth Logical Investigation is reported to be "one…

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9 Pages
Term Paper

Women's Issues - Abortion

Ethical Issue on Abortion

Words: 3142
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Ethical Issues Surrounding Abortion Notwithstanding the laws being passed in various states against a woman's right to chose to terminate her pregnancy, the position of this paper is that…

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9 Pages
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Black Studies - Philosophy

Descartes' Discourse on Methods Contributions

Words: 3092
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Sensory experiences are nor reliable for making any statements, since people often mistake one thing for another. (Descartes talks about mirages). Knowledge based on reasoning is not always trustworthy,…

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6 Pages
Essay

Black Studies - Philosophy

Plato and Socrates -- Human Soul There

Words: 2259
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Plato and Socrates -- Human Soul There are a number of philosophical tenets that have been the subject of intense scrutiny since humans coalesced into formal societies. ho are…

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7 Pages
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Mythology - Religion

Philosophy What Did Kierkegaard Mean

Words: 2576
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Essay

How is it possible, then, that we can come to know anything? Methodological doubt is best represented in the first of the Meditations, "hat can be called into doubt."…

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6 Pages
Essay

Black Studies - Philosophy

Wittgenstein Ludwig Wittgenstein Is Particularly Interesting Because

Words: 1759
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Wittgenstein Ludwig Wittgenstein is particularly interesting because in Philosophical Investigations (PI) he repudiated all of his earlier work in logical positivism and the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (TLP), along with much…

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13 Pages
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Black Studies - Philosophy

Relationship Science-philosophy the Relationship Between Science

Words: 4240
Length: 13 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Wulf, S.J. (2000). "The skeptical life in Hume's political thought. Polity, 33(1), 77. Wulf uses David Hume's well-known skepticism to advance his concerning the extreme degrees to which philosophy…

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3 Pages
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Black Studies - Philosophy

Holism and Hempel's Theory of

Words: 1073
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

In that sense, he was a victim of his time period. He may have felt very differently if he were alive today, because science, technology, and even the study…

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6 Pages
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Black Studies - Philosophy

Free Will vs Determinism Free-Will

Words: 1959
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Ekstrom 121) The greatest strength of the concept of free will is that it allows evil deeds to be explained as poor conceptions of a weak human mind. The…

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7 Pages
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Mythology - Religion

Islamic Philosophers

Words: 2231
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Ibn Sina (or Abu Ali al-Husain ibn Abadllah and also known as Avicenna) of Hamadan, Persia (now Iran) believed himself to be a master of all the sciences, i.e.,…

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11 Pages
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Literature

Philosophy Moll Flanders Moll Flanders Money Sexuality

Words: 3516
Length: 11 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Philosophy: Moll Flanders Moll Flanders: Money, Sexuality and Philosophical Views of Issues aised What are the lessons to be learned from the novel Moll Flanders -- the lessons in…

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9 Pages
Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Progression of Medieval Philosophy

Words: 3351
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Medieval Philosophy In the introduction to the Greenwood series the Great Cultural Eras of the Western World, A.D. 500 to 1300, is described as the Middle Ages. "Borders and…

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