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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 …

Philosophy

March 30, 2016 | Author: | Posted in philosophy, social sciences

Aristotle ‘s The Politics : The Nature of the Polis Man is by nature a political animal ‘ – Aristotle Laws of Nature In his work The Politics , Aristotle makes several arguments meant to explain , praise , or criticize the prevailing social structures of his time . In the first book of the …

Neitzsche, Foot/Aristotle

March 30, 2016 | Author: | Posted in philosophy, social sciences

The exposition of morality is a Herculean task because there are conflicts that must be understand if not resolve . One of the prominent conflicts within the confines of moral realm is the contingency of its existence . In this , I will outline a nitty-gritty exposition of this specific culture using Friedrich Nietzsche ‘s …

Beauty in Architecture (Philosophy)

March 30, 2016 | Author: | Posted in philosophy, social sciences

Beauty in Architecture Art has been around for so long that it has become an integral part of a human being ‘s life . A thorough observation of all forms of art speaks of one common significance – art as the so-called “universal expression of the soul ” The ancient carvings in an Egyptian cave …

Lewis`s notion of counterfactual dependence and his claim about causal loops

March 30, 2016 | Author: | Posted in philosophy, social sciences

Counterfactual relations are taken to supervene on the distribution of matter in our space-time and the space-times of other possible worlds The distribution of matter in our space-time is asymmetric , an asymmetry that is supposed to yield the above-mentioned asymmetry in counterfactuals (Tooley 2002 Lewis explains that counterfactual relations are what are behind causation …

What is a `corpus` and why is it a useful tool for someone researching modern English structure?

March 30, 2016 | Author: | Posted in philosophy, social sciences

[Name of writer appears here] [Course name appears here] [Professor ‘s name appears here] [Date appears here] Corpus ceptable linguistic practice . As a consequence , even though the creators of the Brown Corpus , W . Nelson Francis and Henry Ku ?era , are now regarded as pioneers and visionaries in the corpus linguistics …

Define what is real

March 30, 2016 | Author: | Posted in philosophy, social sciences

The Real Introduction What is real The question on what is real in this world is nothing new . In fact , it has been the perennial question that many thinkers have been trying to address . Such question has provoked the emergence of a variety of thoughts . Some are almost the same . …

The Word Believe

March 30, 2016 | Author: | Posted in philosophy, social sciences

There can be miracle , if you believe ‘ such a great line to listen to from the song When you Believe by Whitney Houston . Nowadays , it seems like the word believe is taken lightly . Originally , the word believe has been associated with anything that is religious or spiritual . I …