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    Theory of Dimensions In Plato's' The Allegory of the Cave, allows an individual to realize that which they already know. The situation in the cave seems dark and gloomy, like a place no one would ever want to go. However, the reality is that some people are at a point in their lives where that is where they are, in their own "cave". The people that are in Plato's' cave, the prisoners, have always been there. They all have their legs and necks chained and cannot move. They cannot turn their necks…

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    Is it Privacy or Protection? In this generation, there is no such thing as privacy. Privacy is something that people will always want, but they will never fully get or earn, which Paul Woodward and Geoffrey R. Stone classified. Paul Woodward, software knowledge architect, editor, designer, and owner of the Website War in Context, is a bricoleur that untwists political judgments by applying critical intelligence for his readers. In his article “Privacy and Democracy” he explains the importance of…

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    In the Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle defines justice as lawfulness and fairness. One figure in entertainment that embodies these ideas is Batman. Justice is a virtue concerning the interactions we have with one another. Throughout the storytelling in comic books, television shows, and movies, Batman maintains a general sense of justice. While he has his shortcomings, for the most part, Batman exemplifies what is characteristic of a just person through his lawfulness and fairness. Justice as…

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    mentioned above are praised by many as the answer, however, there is another philosophers that calls philosophers of the past as being dogmatic and his name is Friedrich Nietzsche. The book “Beyond Good and Evil” by Friedrich Nietzsche contains his philosophy and along with that 296 aphorisms. The first chapter contains 23 of the 296 aphorisms and discusses how truths are developed from prejudices. Nietzsche begins the chapter by discussing how truth seduces the philosopher till the point…

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    are fierce with enemies and gentle with familiars.” (Dillon). Socrates wanted the kings to become philosophers, or philosophers to become kings. “Until philosophers are kings, or the kings and princes of this world have the spirit and power of philosophy, and political greatness and wisdom meet in one, and those commoner natures who pursue either to the exclusion of the other are compelled to stand aside...” (Pg. 327). Socrates idea of the “Philosopher King” was a monumental notion that was his…

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    Kant's Duty Definition

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    Our textbook define the term Deontology as, “An ethical theory that disregards the importance of consequences and focuses only on the rightness or wrongness of the act itself “ (p. G-2). In other words, regardless of the final result, is the intentionality of the act that really counts. Then, Duty is closed related to Deontology because is the basis of this theory. For Kant, Duty is something that must be obligatory and the will is your own conviction to do it with pleasure to fulfill according…

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    I believe that rule utilitarianism is better than kantianism because it is reasonable to assume consequences and humans are too complex to strictly follow the categorical imperative. Although utilitarianism could use some work, the basic principles of the theory are much more practical to apply to the real world compared to kantianism. Utilitarianism and kantianism are both normative moral theories as they are methods of decision-making rules that apply principles for the right and wrong of…

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    Essay On Relativism

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    There are obvious truths in life like; the sky is blue, you shouldn’t eat rotten eggs, and if you stop breathing you die. A relativist would find a way to argue that these undeniable truths are not necessarily true, rather they are simply opinions. This is the main difference between a philosopher and a relativist. A philosopher is after the absolute truth, and they don’t let anything get in the way of finding it; while a relativist is concerned with not offending anyone, and letting them…

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    Morality is defined as principles concerning the distinction between right and wrong or good and bad behavior by the Oxford Dictionary. How do we decide if something is wrong or right? It is obvious morality differs from culture to culture, that being said which culture contains the right moral code? The death penalty is a topic that has debated over for decades, and currently legal in thirty-one out of fifty states in the United States. When the question of morality comes into play, the…

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    Skepticism, Stoicism, and Epicureanism all contain important truths. Skepticism is correct in saying that believing ideas to be certain which one cannot be certain of causes unhappiness. Stoics are not wrong that one’s perception of and response to events can cause happiness or unhappiness. Epicureans are right that rationally seeking pleasure may often cause one to find it. But when taken as one’s sole worldview, Epicureanism determines the best life for man. The central belief of Epicureanism…

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