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Capital Punishment

March 31, 2016 | Author: | Posted in philosophy, social sciences

The death penalty December 13 , 2006 Abstract . The aim of this essay is to provide evidence against the death penalty in the United States . We will review the main arguments used by the supporters of the capital punishment in the US : deterrence and `justice for victims ‘ relatives . We will …

Kant on the Nature of Genius

March 31, 2016 | Author: | Posted in philosophy, social sciences

Kant was an 18th century German philosopher whose work initiated dramatic changes in the fields of epistemology , metaphysics , ethics aesthetics , and teleology . Like many Enlightenment thinkers , he held our mental faculty of reason invests the world we experience with structure In his works on aesthetics and teleology , he argued …

Platos Laws

March 31, 2016 | Author: | Posted in philosophy, social sciences

Plato on Education , Morality , and Legislation Introduction The question about education , morality , and legislation are fundamental to human existence . These are considered as such because it touches on the basic nature of man as a rational being who is in constant encounter with his fellows and other beings in the …

March 31, 2016 | Author: | Posted in philosophy, social sciences

CASE ANALYSIS USING DAUBERT ‘S TEST DAUBERT ‘S STANDARD The Daubert standard is set by the Supreme Court of the United States of America in 1993 as legal precedent in the admissibility of expert witnesses ‘ testimony during legal proceedings of cases . This is a standard that is the basis for the admissibility of …

Using Just War Theory and other tools explain the morality of our current action in Iraq. List direct and indirect cost of war.

March 31, 2016 | Author: | Posted in philosophy, social sciences

War Theory On Iraq After the invasion on Iraq in 2003 , the question that emerged was is the war on Iraq a just war ? Many theories are emerging giving Justification of the War on Iraq . Supporters of the War are tending to accept the US position , according to the United Nations …

Faith & Reason

March 31, 2016 | Author: | Posted in philosophy, social sciences

FirstName LastName Instructor ‘sTitle Instructor ‘sLastName Course Title , Course Section Month Day Year How Faith and Reason Differ Faith is not tangible : it cannot be held in one ‘s hand or proven to another with certainty . Faith is an attitude that centers on belief specifically , the belief that certain tenets (e …

Thesis-Defense

March 31, 2016 | Author: | Posted in philosophy, social sciences

In The Republic , Plato posits ideal-state can only be realized if and only if all individuals act according to the dictate of their inherent nature . In doing so , realization of an ideal-state necessitates the observance of justice among its citizenry . In this milieu , I will argue that Platonic stance of …

Philosophy

March 31, 2016 | Author: | Posted in philosophy, social sciences

As the clichy goes , life is what you make of it ‘ Often , this refers to the physical and tangible things were are able to control or obtain in our lives , but it generally does not truly examine the internal analysis of these acquisitions . In other words , the physical items …

Quran and the lotus sutra

March 31, 2016 | Author: | Posted in philosophy, social sciences

Quran and the Lotus Sutra The Lotus Sutra , is the most important and influential sacred scriptures of the Mahayana Buddhists . The term sutra ‘ is derived from the Sanskrit language , which literally means a rope or a string that holds all things together , like a formula . The message of the …