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  • La Frontera By Gloria Anzaldúa Analysis

    In Gloria Anzaldúa’s Borderlands/La Frontera, the question of home is always close at hand. Questions such as what does it mean to be home and what is a home are constantly circulating throughout the text and tend to haunt the Mestiza body as a raced, foreign, and oriental body. She writes that “…in leaving home I did not lose touch with my origins because lo mexicano [emphasis original] is in my system. I am a turtle, wherever I go I carry ‘home’ on my back.” This is a crucial interjection…

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  • The Role Of Virtue In Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics

    In the Nicomachean Ethics, we are provided with Aristotle’s philosophy regarding the nature of virtue. He aims at explaining what virtue is, how it is acquired, and how it is related to both happiness (eudaimonia) and friendships. Overall, Aristotle is addressing the questions of: “What is a human being’s telos (purpose)?” and “What is the highest good?” It is by answering these questions that we will be able to see how Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics is related to both Socrates and Epictetus’…

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  • Analysis Of Plato's The Symposium Diotima

    In Plato’s Meno, Socrates argues that human beings do not desire anything that they perceive as bad. In spite of the fact that his argument is valid—that is, the conclusion necessarily follows from the premises—there are objections that arise if we accept all the…

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  • Essay On Diotima

    In The Symposium, Diotima asserted that the Form of Beauty contained four main particular intrinsic features. I will begin by explaining the four main features of Beauty itself . I will also explain the relation between the Form of Beauty and beautiful things. The first attribute Diotima asserted for the Form of Beauty was immortality and invariableness. Diotima claimed that Beauty itself ‘does not come into being or perish, nor does it grow or waste away’ (211a). Beauty itself has no…

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  • John 15: 5-11 Analysis

    An Exegesis of John 15:5-11 Historical Context The Gospel of John has been widely recognized as one of the most influential books in the New Testament. The Gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke are quite different from this fourth Gospel of John. The first three books are known as the synoptic Gospels due to the fact that they all convey the same picture. Although there are many similarities, John significantly differs from the other Gospels. John is unlike the other Gospels is that John does not…

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  • Analysis Of Let Us Now Praise Famous Men

    The works consist of famous Walker Evans photographs, rephotographed by Levine out of an Evans exhibition catalog, and then presented as Levine's artwork with no further manipulation of the images. The Evans photographs—made famous by his book project Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, with writings by James Agee—are widely considered to be the quintessential photographic record of the rural American poor during the great depression. By appropriating these images, Levine can be said to be raising…

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  • Justified True Belief Theory

    Theory of ‘Justified True Belief’ and E. Gettier problem The epistemology, or simply theory and concept of the knowledge, is one of the most important topics in philosophy. Different philosophers proposed different meanings and interpretations of knowledge. Plato introduced one of the most important philosophical works on knowledge ‘Theaetetus’. The ‘Theaetetus’ is a set-piece discussion of the question “What is knowledge?”(S. Chappell, 2013). In this dialogue, Theaetetus proposes three…

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