Robert Fogel

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  • Rortyan Ironist Epistemic Deliberativism

    There are many differing views about democracy, but “currently, there are three prominent streams within pragmatic political philosophy: Deweyan democratic perfectionism, Rortyan ironism, and pragmatist epistemic deliberativism” (Talise 2014 123) that provide for the conception of liberal democracy and its implementation. Though each of these philosophical explanations offer their own unique conception of democracy along with how to fulfill democracy’s enactment, pragmatist epistemic…

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  • What Is The Meaning Of The Road Not Taken

    Taken” Robert Frost created a poem that takes the readers to a road that is split in two and decides which road to take. The author view the road as far as he could which resembled the same and wanted to choose the road that is least taken. Robert wanted his readers to view it as he took the road the is least taken, but what Robert really is trying to say have made his reader mislead the poem. “The Road Not Taken” is one of the classic with the trick in carries to hide it’s true meaning. Robert…

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  • Jealousy In XLIII And My Last Duchess

    idea of love. Some individuals may carry an attitude of hopefulness and faith in love; however, others may be uncertain of his or her beloved which could lead to jealousy. In the poems “XLIII,” by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, and “My Last Duchess,” by Robert Browning, the idea of love exists but the viewpoints are in contrast with each other. The speaker in the poem “XLIII” holds the attitude of positivity and deep affection, while the speaker in “My Last Duchess” carries the attitude of envy and…

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  • The Ultimate Experience Machine Analysis

    The Ultimate Experience: Life in Color I. Introduction In what may seem a harsh generalization, I would like to begin by considering the likelihood of a Christian committing suicide to gain an early entry into heaven? On first inclination, we know this would not happen because they perceive suicide to be a sin. Even with a less nuanced version, we know that in spite of the belief of heaven and a perfect afterlife, there has not been a wide scale mass extinction of Christians any time lately. If…

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  • Hank The Cowdog Analysis

    My first concrete memory of writing occurred when I was eight or nine years old. At that point one of my favorite books was the Hank the Cowdog childrens ' series, which told about the misadventures of a self-styled cow dog on a Texas ranch. I was also enamored with the 1960’s cartoon series Underdog, who was essentially a bumbling canine version of Superman. I saw no reason why these two canine protagonists should not star in a story together, so one day for fun I decided to make a crossover…

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  • Isolation In Ann's Home

    The natural landscape and the setting of the story serve as a metaphor for Ann’s sense of isolation. The location of John and Ann’s house is in an isolated setting, therefore miles away from any possible sign of life. The “snow” around the house, like an “impassable trap” encloses their house, confining them physically. The barren, unlively, “snowswept farmyard” further surrounds them every winter, leaving Ann and John to be each other’s only sense of human connection. Not only does the natural…

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  • Oppression In Langston Hughes The Cry Of The Children

    Oppression is when a group of people are being subjected to unjust and cruel treatment. Both the poems The Cry of the Children by Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Oppression by Langston Hughes involve oppression. Both poems express this topic in different ways. Elizabeth does it by emphasizing the appalling working conditions forced upon the children of that time. Langston Hughes expresses oppression by revealing what occurs during the oppression of a group of people and to not give up hope.…

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  • Zap Comix Case Study

    Created in 1968 and running until 2016, Zap Comix was a ground-breaking and defying comic book that defied convention and societal law (Comic Code) it became a model for the Comix movement. A comic that has evolved with the ages taking a progressive and often regressive stance on ‘hot topics’ of the time. In Zap Comix Issue 1 Crumb describes himself as a ‘raving lunatic’ through the use of self-caricatures in this case; Flakey Foont and Mr. Natural. Showing from the get-go Crumb wasn’t one to…

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  • Hope In John Steinbeck's Of Mice Of Men

    Is it better to have hope, but risk being disappointed, or to just abandon hope? In the story Of Mice of Men the main characters Lennie and George have a plan to buy a house where they would farm and raise animals/rabbits. Is the plan that important though, could they even achieve it? Lennie and George’s dream was important, even though it wasn’t likely it would happen, because it gave Lennie hope, gave George something he could use to control/guide Lennie, and made Lennie cheerful thinking…

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  • Bartolomeo Vanzetti Fair Trial Essay

    The question of whether or not Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti received a fair trial is still in dispute today. Many people during the time of the case believed that the men were “executed on murder based on doubtful ballistic evidence” because of the hostility towards immigrants due to the Red Scare and World War 1 (“Perfect Suspects, Unfair Trials”). The evidence provided during the trial showed that the men were found guilty due to the fact that they were in anarchist groups and were…

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