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  • Casual Revolution Case Study

    3. Jesper Juul View-Causal Revolution Jesper is a game scholar in game studies. He is a renowned author of the books Half-Real, Casual Revolution and The Art of Failure (Jones, 2008). We will slightly discuss the book casual Revolution which explains the various evolution in the video games by focusing on both hardcore players and casual players. Hardcore players refer to individuals engage in a game for long hours to create experience while casual players refer to those who engage in a game for…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Price Gouging

    What determines one’s morality? It’s usually defined by what someone does particularly when it’s a selfless action or kind gesture. A kind gesture that many overlook is the practice of price gouging. Price gouging is the process of raising prices of products or services over what people call fair. People usually say that price gouging is immoral and a majority of states declare it illegal, should that be the case? People claim that price gouging is abusing the buyers in need, but they’re missing…

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  • Augustine And Plato Analysis

    While both offering insightful and surprising opinions, Augustine and Plato have two different ideas on how people come to know. Plato offers his doctrine of recollection, as well as his theory of form and Augustine presents his theory of illumination. Ultimately, Plato’s explanation of how humans come to know is better because of the giant faith claim that Augustine is making by saying that to learn, one must consult with their inner teacher, Jesus Christ. Plato puts forth the proposition…

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  • How Does George Berkeley Characterize Common Sense

    Starting out, George Berkeley begins with having a clear understanding and characterization of common sense. He says that there are two principles by which we characterize “commonsense realism”. George Berkeley says the two principles are, “1. Things exist independently of our perceiving that they do. 2. Things have the qualities they seem to have: The rose we see is really red, the sugar on our tongue is really sweet, and the fire we approach is really hot” (Melchert 382). Previously, Galileo,…

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  • Nagel's Theory Of Moral Luck Analysis

    American Philosopher Thomas Nagel, has spent time examining a forthcoming with a theory about moral luck. His main attention consists of studying and evaluating philosophy of mind, ethics and political philosophy. Nagel identifies four ways in which luck centers a part in moral duty. He raises the bar with the question of whether luck can affect judgement of morality. I argue that Nagel's theory of Moral Luck is substantial and one that has all the basic groundings for Me to believe its precise.…

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  • Knowing And Knowledge In Plato's Republic

    Philosophy is the study of questions. It asks us to question everything around us no matter what we may see as average or uninteresting. Philosophy takes those average things and makes them the subjects of great questions. What is existence? What is the self? What is morality? These questions are only a fraction of what is studied in philosophy. Two units we have explored in class thus far have focused on the nature of knowledge and the existence of god. In unit two we discussed the nature of…

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  • Immanuel Kant's Ethical Theory

    theory and part of the Enlightenment movement. Kantianism emphasizes on the principles behind actions rather than an action’s results. Kant famously brought Rationalism and Empiricism together; and thus is credited with the ‘Copernican Revolution in Philosophy’. Kant’s theory is an example of a deontological moral theory, derived from the word “deon” which means obligation or duty, which is a study of the normative ethical position that judges the morality of an action based on rules. In this…

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  • Dichotomy In Malcolm Gladwell's 'Physiognomy'

    Comparative Study "Physiognomy" refers to to the study of a person's character or personality from his or her outer appearance; mainly using the face. The word comes from the Greek “physis” meaning "nature" and “gnomon” meaning "judge" or "interpreter”. Studies into the science reveal that human kind have evolved an impulsive ability to make judgements of people based on their appearance. What began as a survival skill, assessing efficiently if the person before us friend or foe, has…

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  • Plato's Primary Principles

    Primary Principles (An Analysis of Plato’s Pedagogy in Republic) Plato was one of the founding fathers of western philosophy. To be a philosopher one must, “Have an interest in the study of the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality, and existence, especially when considered as an academic discipline.” (Philosophy) Plato’s focus was education, this is not limited to mere schooling, but the exposure and sheltering of certain materials. Plato followed in the footsteps of his teacher, Socrates,…

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  • Analysis Of Pierre Bourdieu's Embodiment Theory

    embodiment: Pierre Bourdieu was an influential French anthropologist whom in the late 1900s revolutionized the method in which anthropologists examined societal formation and maintenance. Born in France in 1930 to working class parents Bourdieu studied philosophy at École Normale Supérieure. It wasn’t till much later Bourdieu entered the field in anthropology after spending an long period of time in Algeria following the war of independence. Bourdieu specifically can provide insights into…

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