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    Within this essay, I am going to argue that there is in fact no winner from Hegel’s dialectic of the Master and Slave dialogue. This is due to the Slave gaining more knowledge from its experiences than the Master, although the Master has gained the authoritarian position. Therefore, they are both successful but also must admit defeat in some way such as losing independence as the Master does. However, an obvious objection towards this could be that the Master has still won and has ultimate authority over the slave. In response to this it can be argued that as the slave forfeited the battle, the master did not truly win. I will use reference to the Master and Slave dialectic rather than the dialectic of Lordship and Bondage throughout my essay.…

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    objects mention some awareness of self, as a subject, which is isolated from the recognized object. But Hegel argue that subjects are also objects when we look at the other subjects. In ‘the Phenomology of Spirit’, he tries to point out that self-consciousness is the awareness of another individual’s understanding of oneself. One of the most important pieces he wrote is called the dialectic of the master and slave. In today’s world, there are many social conflict that can be analyzed by the help…

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    In his essays Beyond Good and Evil and On the Genealogy of Morality he discusses the shift in thinking in terms of “good and bad” to “good and evil.” Nietzsche goes on to discuss his idea of master-slave morality, which at its core is exactly what it appears to be. Initially, this formulation of morality was practiced by ancient aristocratic societies and followed the value equation of good = noble = powerful = beautiful = happy = beloved by God (Nietzsche, 81.) Breaking it down, master morality…

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    today’s educational system. One such method is the dialectic approach of Idealism. The dialectic approach can be applied to many different areas of teaching to enhance the educational delivery and the resulting understanding of the students. Idealism is possibly the oldest Western philosophy we know and study in the present day. It traces back at least to Ancient Greece and Plato. It was once the dominant philosophy of Western culture and is still influential today. Idealism naturally takes its…

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    exclusively are forcibly prevented from doing so, cities will have no rest from evils” (473c-d). In short, Philosophers would be the ideal rulers because they rule for the common interest unlike the rulers of the current, corrupt city. To better understand why Socrates believes philosophers should rule a city, I must first define what it is to be a true philosopher. Socrates acknowledges that the philosophers of modern day are not suited to be philosopher kings, admitting they are useless or…

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    subject to the object. This constitutes a form of "objectivism", which fails to relate the subject to the objective historically situated knowledge.8 Self-reflection is eliminated in this model; the ego is posited as greater than the world and the empirical content of subjectivity is entirely denied.9 In actuality, there are two interlocking parts of the self: the subject 's definition as something existent and the subject as a constituent of reality.10 The authentic self problematically…

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    Kendra Rivera Professor Mulholland Greek and Roman Humanities December 3, 2014 Humanism was a concept that led to many impacts on other philosophy and philosophers ways of thinking. Humanism is known as a concept or philosophy that gave a major importance to the human being, rather then the supernatural, gods or the divine. Humanism focused completely on the welfare of humans and this introduced a complete different way of thinking to everyone because they were so use to focusing on others…

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    of feats. He is contented with the sea voyages as a sailor and is not fretful of the tribulations he faces on account of his financial condition. “No, when I go to sea, I go as a simple sailor, right before the mast, plumb down into the forecastle, aloft there to the royal mast-head. True, they rather order me about some, and make me jump from spar to spar, like a grasshopper in a May meadow. What of it, if some old hunks of a sea-captain orders me to get a broom and sweep down the decks? What…

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    In their 1985 work The Dialectical Biologist, authors Levins and Lewontin make the case for a dialectical-perspective-based approach to scientific inquiry and interpretation. Here we first summarize what is more rigorously referred to as the dialectical materialist (DM) perspective (Clark & York, 2005), then illustrate how science and social epidemiology (SE) fits within the framework developed therein. Next, we compare our own application of the dialectic framework to SE to the approach laid…

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    prior speech and refers to true beauty. With this book, Plato wants us to find our own understanding of the book through analysis and synthesis. This is capability to break down the whole book down and put it back together to find the truth of it ourselves. This is Plato’s dialectics. Furthermore, Socrates and…

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