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  • Socrates: An Introduction To Plato's Analysis

    We can not be good, but we can perceive good. In the following of excellence we will all invariably miss the mark, because when dealing with “the good” the mark is infinitely small. After all “excellence” is ongoing, an approach to perfection. The question: Why should we be good? Is asking why take a shot at all. Why should we (in the broadest sense) be good (follow our own perceived path to excellence, God 's kingdom, prestige etc.) Because the efforts we make toward our own individual good…

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  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Antonio Vivaldi Antonio Vivaldi was born in Venice in 1678 during the Baroque era. He was a violinist, teacher and cleric and is today recognized as one of the greatest baroque composers of all time. Many of Vivaldi’s works were written for a female music ensemble at Ospedale della Pietà, an orphanage where he worked at as a priest for 39 years of his life. Part of Vivaldi’s works included 12 sonatas that he wrote for violin and basso continuo. These works would have been performed by small…

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  • Socrates Concept Analysis

    The goal of a definition, for Socrates, is to understand a concept in a way it cannot be refuted. This means the answer must be clear in what the concept is and what it is not. Many times a concept goes undefined in Plato’s Socratic works due to the particularity of Socrates’ method. What a concept truly is is never accurately defined to Socrates’ liking, but what it is not is very clear. Therefore it can be argued that goal of a true Socratic definition is not finding out what a concept is, but…

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  • Richard Rodriguez's Definition Of Bilingualism

    “Hola, tu hablas espanol?” “Si, mas o menos.” I responded to the friendly doctor. “ Cual es tu nombre” “Me llamo Peter” I responded nicely. The doctor smiled and continued to speak in English. Being able to respond to something so little made the spanish doctor and myself feel happy. I realized bilingualism, isn’t just about speaking multiple languages, it’s retaining, your culture and identity, while trying to accept learning a new language. Martin Espada and Richard Rodriguez have their own…

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  • Analysis Of Plato's Obligations Of The Citizen

    Obligations of the citizen Name Institution Citizenship as a duty has been a topic of discussion by many philosophers, social activist and legal experts. Understanding who is supposed to be defined as a citizen, and the roles that they have to the state requires detailed insight into the not only the laws but also the nature of human kind and the moral laws (Batstone, 2014). After all, mankind reacts differently when faced by varying situations. Plato, in his memos sought to portray…

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  • Cauando Me Enamoro Love Song Analysis

    (Lecture 10/07/15) . Such flexibility of time however, is still a perceptual symptom in regards to the insider and outsider. Cuando me enamoro (when I fall in love) A veces desespero (sometimes I despair) Cuando me enamoro (when I fall in love) Cuando menos me lo espero,me enamoro(when I least expect it, that’s when I fall in love) Se detiene el tiempo (time stops) Me viene el alma al cuerpo (my soul enters my body) Sonrío, cuando me enamoro (I smile, when I fall in love) Though this is not a…

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  • Critical Commentary Essay

    Critical Commentary Introduction “Is Hyperloop the Future of Travel” is an article from BBC that talks about Hyperloop, a conceptual transportation system that would shorten travel time by a great amount. I choose this article because I like travel and I believe that travel will become easier and faster in the near future because of innovations and new technology such as Hyperloop. This article mainly focuses on two parts: the first part explains what Hyperloop is and how it works; the second…

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  • Socrates Argument For The Form Of Life

    Over the past two thousand years, professors, students and philosophers have studied Socrates’ sayings with much admiration on his wisdom. Socrates’ most prestigious words come bravely when he is facing his own death. In Socrates’ last dialogue, the Phaedo, Socrates argues for the existence of the soul by giving four arguments as to why the soul is eternal. He argues the argument from opposites, argument from the equal also known as the theory of recollection, the argument from affinity, and the…

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  • How Did Socrates Corrupt Youth

    In the court of Athens, Socrates was being tried for allegedly corrupting the youth, according to Meletus. Socrates argued that his corruption of the youth was done unintentionally and that there was no malicious intent in the conversations he had with them. Athens was a democratic state in which the people were able to think and speak freely. It will be argued that Socrates was not corrupting the youth because everyone in society has the potential to corrupt the youth. The analysis of this…

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  • The Selfish Mind Analysis

    When talking about the ‘soul’, the non-physical essence of a human being, many philosophers will use different words to mean the same thing. Words such as ‘mind’, ‘psyche’, and ‘spirit’ can all potentially be used interchangeably to mean soul. Many philosophers choose not to use the word ‘soul’ as it can have religious connotations, which may not necessarily be wanted when simply talking about the separation between the body and the mind. There are two general approaches to the idea of there…

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