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  • The Human Person: Two Parts, One Substance

    1 Substance By Erik Welch Ohio Dominican University Philosophy 206 Section 1 - Thesis: Word Count: 220 The human person is composed of two parts, but only one substance. These two parts are namely the physical body and the immaterial soul (Aquinas & Pasnau, 2002). The human must be one substance because two separate substances could not conceivably function together as a single unit, in an effective and efficient manner, the way the human person does. Yet, while many would argue it…

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  • Glaucon's Argument Analysis

    In his speech Glaucon introduces us to the argument stating his beliefs on why do people created and follow justice. Most of his argument is based on the idea that “the badness of suffering it [injustice] far exceeds the goodness of doing it [justice]” (358 e). He believes that as a consequence of this fact people come to an agreement not to do injustice to avoid suffering it. The people that enter this agreement tend to have experienced both sides, doing injustice and receiving injustice or do…

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  • Other Wes Moore Legacy

    Ever since the beginning of mankind, humans have pondered the purpose of their existence. Throughout history, a variety of philosophers, as well as authors, have asserted what they think to be the meaning of life. Philippe Petit’s To Reach the Clouds: My High Wire Walk Between the Twin Towers, Colum McCann’s Let the Great World Spin, and Wes Moore’s The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates all offer a unique outlook on the age old question of human existence. The authors of these books assert…

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  • Summary: Symbolism Of Lord Shiva

    Cannibalism They have pretty much a nomadic lifestyle. They stay in community and share their culture with each other. They justify their act of eating human flesh as holy. As per their logic when a person dies he just becomes a useless body of flesh his soul simply escapes from the…

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  • Art And Irrationality Essay

    Art and Irrationality. According to Plato in the Ion and the Republic, art engages with the irrational part of the soul—both in respect of how art is produced as well as how art is enjoyed. Discuss why, for Plato, this is the case, and whether your agree with him or not. In the writing of Plato, he advocates that art is produced alongside with irrational part of the mind. However, the definition and meaning of art has changed from the time of Plato to today. In Wittgenstein’s remark about…

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  • Reclaiming The Power Of Play Analysis

    critically evaluate the claims and reasons written by the author in the article , " Reclaiming the power of play" To begin with, in paragraph two of the article, the author states that " play is simply rest or downtime for the otherwise industrious soul". The justification he gave was that " we get our word “scholar” from the Greek word for leisure, skole. It should not be squandered on play, in Aristotle’s view" . Aristotle holds the views that sheer pleasure does not contain any merit in…

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  • The Virtue Of Justice In Plato's Republic

    In Books II-IV of Plato’s Republic, Socrates creates an ideal polis, and in doing so finds justice in the soul. The two foundational principles of the ideal city that Socrates creates are self-sufficiency and one-person-one-art, referred to today as specialization. Individual people are not self-sufficient, so the citizens of the city must take up a profession and trade with each other. Socrates and his companions are successful in their search for justice, and are able to reach the answer by…

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  • Argument Of Dualism

    INTRODUCTION: The following are argument analysis of arguments that mainly comprises the “Three dialogues between Hylas and Philonous” and “Treatise concerning the principle of Human Knowledge” both written by George Berkley , who is an Irish philosopher and coined the philosophical concept called “immaterialism” which denies that materials exist in the world and are the fundamental building blocks of reality , indeed it says that it is the ideas which really exist in the minds of the…

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  • The Essence Of Justice In Plato's Republic

    Plato’s Republic seeks to answer what the essence of justice is and how it can be enacted both within a city and self. Focusing on the concept of justice within the city, what follows will argue that according to Plato philosophers make the best suited to as they are the only people that possess true knowledge. He believes that no city can be just unless it is ruled by a philosopher as justice itself has an ideal form, therefore making philosophical knowledge necessary to truly understand it. As…

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  • 8 Lessons From Epicurus, The Creator Of The School Of Philosophy

    they made a lot of mistakes, but because we lack peace in ourselves, in our soul. A soul that is complete and living without any worries has fewer chances to be angry with others, as he knows that anger is not a way to protest, it is just a sign of weakness. Let no one be slow to seek wisdom when he is young nor weary in the search of it when he has grown old. For no age is too early or too late for the health of the soul. – Epicurus One of my favorite Epicurus lessons is the above one, as it…

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