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    Two of the most intriguing schools of philosophy are the two which deal specifically with epistemology, or, what is better known as the origin of knowledge. Although they are not completely opposite of one another, they are argued in depth by two of the most famous philosophers in history. The origins of study in rationalism and empiricism can be found in the 17th century, during a time when various significant developments were made in the fields of astronomy and mechanics. These advancements…

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    Organizational Behavior is considered a recently developed curriculum. It was introduced as an area of study in the 1970’s. Although, Organizational Behavior may be considered relatively new because it is a multidisciplinary field of study, it is believed its emergence began long before its rise in the 20th century. This paper will trace Organizational Behavior in its antiquity through all its developments to its current state. In order to determine the origin of Organizational Behavior one…

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    Socrates Reflection

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    The book retells the trial and the long conversations held by Socrates and his comrades before he is to drink the poison. Socrates views and ideas about the world were much different than that of the current population. These ideas led him to be accused of corrupting the young and creating new Gods while denying the existence of old ones [Plato 2]. He also speculates the heavens and the earth beneath, making the worse appear the better cause [Plato 20]. Socrates prosecutors called him an…

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    Compare and contrast Socrates ' attitude about philosophy (Apology and Allegory of the Cave Readings) with the Good Brahmin 's (Voltaire) attitude, conclude the essay by comparing both Socrates’ and the Good Brahmin’s attitudes to your own view on philosophy. With the three provided readings, Plato 's 'The Apology ', and his allegory of the cave, that features in his rather lengthy work 'The Republic ', along with Voltaire 's 'Story of the Good Brahmin ', I believe it would be a good idea to…

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    Humans are social animals and have since the beginning sought together to bear the burden of life, thus society was born through our nature. No matter how independent someone claims to be, they will always rely on the one persistent institution that defines them: the state. It is common knowledge that the state’s sole purpose is to benefit its present and future persons. It is by the people and for the people. This is because human instinct tells us we are more likely to reach our destination if…

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    Hartman, Edwin (2006). Can We Teach Character? An Aristotelian Answer. Academy of Management Learning & Education, 5(1), 68–81. Introduction Throughout the article, Can We Teach Character? An Aristotelian Answer by Edwin Hartman, the reader is guided through the building blocks of character and what influences individual’s ethical and non-ethical behavior. Hartman uses ethics, values, virtue, character, morality, coherence, community, and culture to build an argument towards hope on the…

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    rule as kings...and adequately philosophize, and political power and philosophy coincide in the same place… my dear Glaucon, nor I think for human kind, nor will the regime we have now described in speech ever come forth from nature, insofar as possible, and see the light of the sun.” In other words, Socrates’ perfect city consists of philosophers becoming kings because, in doing so, they are capable of interlacing their philosophies and political power. This then allows for the kings to use…

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    CHAPTER 1 1.1 INTRODUCTION Once upon a time, Maharishi Valmiki wanted to enlighten himself on the concept of an ideal individual or rather, an ideal man. Sage Narada, who is known particularly for his devotion and love for Lord Vishnu, and his chants of ‘Narayana Narayana’, came to the rescue. He recited a tale of an individual, the perfectionist or Mr. Ideal, in modern terms, and enlightened Valmiki. After a few days, a hunter was roaming in the forest and was in pursuit of a kraunchya bird.…

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    In the film” the Great Gatsby’, Luhrmann aimed to construe the jazz age into the music equivalent to our times (the now). However, according to R. Bassil, Luhrmann failed in capturing the spirit and earnestness of Gatsby’s West Egg mansion parties and stated that it is more suitable for a twilight film or a headphone advert (Bassil, 2013). This essay will disagree with the statement made and will refer to the following three sound techniques found in the film: Diegetic, Non-diegetic and a sound…

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    social service agency because they encourage communication between feuding parties. This is especially encouraging for minority groups who would otherwise be living less substantial lives due to their lack of knowledge of human rights. Personal Philosophy and…

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