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Plato`s Apology

April 2, 2016 | Author: | Posted in philosophy, social sciences

He Stooped to conquer : Plato ‘s Apology of Socrates It is true that in Plato ‘s apology we come across two distinct and widely apart images of Socrates . The first is the image of a humble and self-effacing man , polite and soft-spoken , wise albeit sad who stands in the court grimly …

David Hume (Philosopher)

April 2, 2016 | Author: | Posted in philosophy, social sciences

Scottish philosopher David Hume believed that the only source of knowledge was through experience and that thinking was habitual , rather than a rational process . He believed that it was not possible for knowledge to stretch beyond the boundaries of experience . In his book A Treatise of Human Nature (1739 ) Hume defines …

Moral values taught in school

April 2, 2016 | Author: | Posted in philosophy, social sciences

Morality in Schools Children spend a significant number of years of their life in school While schools have always been the institutions designed to provide students with a basic education , there has always been a question as to whether or not to include lessons on the art of living a moral life This has …

Transfer personal statement

April 2, 2016 | Author: | Posted in philosophy, social sciences

To learn in life has always been one of my passions . Education cannot be taken away from me no matter how many years I have to live my life The pursuit of Education drove me to left my country , Korea , momentarily and travel to the Philippine Islands then eventually to the country …

“What is philosophy?”

April 2, 2016 | Author: | Posted in philosophy, social sciences

What is philosophy 2007 In philosophy people learn to recognize and critically assess the important unstated assumptions people make about the world and themselves and other people and life in general . These assumptions affect how people perceive the world and what they say and do yet for the most part people are not aware …

Can a Machine know?

April 2, 2016 | Author: | Posted in philosophy, social sciences

Can a Machine Know Introduction Human knowledge , perception and consciousness raise complex epistemological issues . There is much vagueness associated with the concept of knowing . But for the sake of simplicity , we can consider knowledge to comprise of facts or justified beliefs along with our consciousness of these facts and beliefs . …

“What is Wisdom?”

April 2, 2016 | Author: | Posted in philosophy, social sciences

WHAT IS WISDOM As I come to see how the facts in my life relate to each other , I begin to develop an understanding . Understanding , is perceiving relationships among facts that are important . As I develop an understanding , I become able to use my knowledge . In fact , as …

Existence of God

April 2, 2016 | Author: | Posted in philosophy, social sciences

Running Head : EXISTENCE OF GOD Existence of God [Name of the Writer] [Name of the Institution] Existence of God The tricky situation of the existence of God ‘ has bothered the human beings for a very long time . There used to be a time when the existence of God was by no means …

Thomas Aquinas (Philosopher)

April 2, 2016 | Author: | Posted in philosophy, social sciences

THOMAS AQUINAS : PROVING GOD ‘S EXISTENCE 2007 The invisible things of Him are clearly seen , being understood by the things that are made ( HYPERLINK “http /www .newadvent .org /bible /rom001 .htm ” \l “20 ” Romans 1 :20 Theologian , philosopher , scholar : for many individuals , these terms would be …