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  • Andrews Philosophy

    Andrews Philosophy

    Your continued donations keep Wikipedia running! Philips From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search For other uses, see Philips (disambiguation). Royal Philips Electronics N.V. Type Public (Euronext: PHIA, NYSE: PHG) Founded 1891 Headquarters Amsterdam, the Netherlands Key people Gerard Kleisterlee, CEO Industry Electronics Products Consumer electronics Domestic Appliances

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  • Anesthesia


    I will be telling you my short little paper on the History of Anesthesia. I will be telling what some terms mean that will be used in anesthesia history. Also I will be telling a some dates from years before our time on how anesthesia came from and who was

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  • Animal Rights

    Animal Rights

    Why does society not tolerate a harmful action of a man against another man, but very often they overlook a harmful action of a man against an animal? I think this question must be understood if we are ever to change the rights animals have. I feel strongly that animals

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  • Animal Rights

    Animal Rights

    There really is no correct answer. In the end, we're all making these judgments based on our individual opinions and how we feel. Personally, it is my opinion that eating animals is alright, because that's what we have evolved to do. As for pharmaceutical testing, I also think it's alright,

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  • Animal Rights - a Philosophical View

    Animal Rights - a Philosophical View

    Do Animals Have Rights? Should animals be harmed to benefit mankind? This pressing question has been around for at least the past two centuries. During the early nineteenth century, animal experiments emerged as an important method of science and, in fact, marked the birth of experimental physiology and neuroscience as

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  • Annalytical Essay

    Annalytical Essay

    Philosophy is defined as a critical analysis of fundamental beliefs. The greatest philosophers in the western world: Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle, all believed in the idea of justice and the human soul. When they started forming their own beliefs, though, they were headed in different directions. Plato stressed on the

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  • Anselm of Canterbury (1033-1109)

    Anselm of Canterbury (1033-1109)

    Anselm of Canterbury (1033-1109) Table of Contents (Clicking on the links below will take you to that part of this article) * Life * Philosophical Writings * Theology Life The father of medieval scholasticism and one of the most eminent of English prelates was born at Aost Piedmont in 1033.

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  • Anselm's Philosophy

    Anselm's Philosophy

    Anselm's definition of a God starts by saying that God is the greatest being we can possibly think of. When Anselm states this, it essentially means that it is not possible to think of a being greater than God. Anselm also states that if God is the greatest thinkable being,

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  • Anselm's Proslogium

    Anselm's Proslogium

    In this discourse, Anselm looks to discover God, and discover what makes God real. Anselm has many conflicts at first with himself, wondering if there is one true single argument as to prove the existence of God. Anselm puts all his thoughts together from first to last, those which made

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  • Anselmian Theism

    Anselmian Theism

    Sean Madden September 17, 2007 Philosophy Reflection Paper #2 Anselmian theism is a set of beliefs having to do with the existence of God according to St. Anselm. The existence of God as explained by Anselmian theism: God exists in every possible world and thus in every possible situation. This

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  • Antigone


    One commentator has argued in "Antigone" that Antigone's "view of what is right is as twisted as that of Creon." Although I do not believe that either Antigone's or Creon's view is "twisted," I do believe that their fate is a direct result of their extreme pride and stubbornness. In

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  • Antigone


    Oedipus was king of Thebes, he was hated and infamous. He lost the throne to Creon by tearing out his own eyes and killed himself. His two sons Eteocles and Polyneices fought each other for the kingship but ended up killing each other. Creon was hailed king of Thebes. Antigone

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  • Antigone "son"

    Antigone "son"

    In one of the three plays of Sophocles, "The Antigone" we come across a character who is trying to change the mind of a king who is his own father. In the middle of the play the character Haemon comes and tells Creon, " I beg you, do not be

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  • Antigone Vs. Creon

    Antigone Vs. Creon

    "Morality is always the product of terror; its chains and strait-waistcoats are fashioned by those who dare not trust others, because they dare not trust themselves, to walk in liberty," writes author Aldous Huxley. In "Antigone" the root of Creon's immoral behavior is not an inability to distinguish between what

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  • Antigone Vs. Kreon - "nomos" Vs. "written Laws"

    Antigone Vs. Kreon - "nomos" Vs. "written Laws"

    Antigone vs. Kreon- "Nomos" vs. "Written Laws" Antigone is a play written in 442 B.C. (hypothetical) by the noted Greek playwright Sophocles. In the play Sophocles deals with issues such as the relationship between males and females and the state as well as the position of women in society. He

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  • Antigone Vs. Socrates in the Crito

    Antigone Vs. Socrates in the Crito

    Sophocles' play "Antigone" illustrates the conflict between obeying human and divine law. The play opens after Oedipus' two sons Eteocles and Polyneices have killed each other in a civil war for the throne of Thebes. Oedipus' brother in law Creon then assumes the throne. He dictates that Eteocles shall receive

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  • Antigone...Hero or Fool?

    Antigone...Hero or Fool?

    In Greek literature, a tragic hero is based upon an individual having several of the following qualities: having a high social position in society; not being overly good or bad; being persistent or stubborn in their actions; having a single flaw that brings about their own death and the death

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  • Antigone: A Study of Moral Influences in Society.

    Antigone: A Study of Moral Influences in Society.

    Throughout time, man has feared the rise of women's power, and has taken great measures to avoid it. Whether it be not allowing them to vote, suppressing their calls for jobs, or even devaluing the significance of women in many religious groups. In literature we witness the same fear, reading

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  • Antony Flew

    Antony Flew

    Antony Flew (1955) introduces the concept of theology and falsification by referring to John Wisdom's parable of the Believer and the Skeptic in reference to the existence of a beautiful garden in the jungle. The Believer asserts that there must be a gardener taking care of it regardless of whether

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  • Antropology


    In a changing world, the necessity for anthropologists to have their say in the reshaping of Third World Communities has become more and more important. Contrived between the desire to not intervene and necessity to do so, many anthropologists have, in recent times decided to give their contribute to the

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  • Apollonianism


    I choose Fight Club as my topic, because I am so familiar with it. Fight Club was the first movie shocked me deeply. Jack, Tyler and Marla are the main characters of Fight Club, a white-collar worker, a soap manufacturer, and a female smoker who makes a living by sale

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  • Apologetical Causation Argument

    Apologetical Causation Argument

    Apologetical Causation Argument Since the dawn of life, man has pondered the meaning of his existence. Where did he come from? How did he get here? How was the universe formed? With respect to the previous questions, there are two primary sides taken in the age-old debate. There are the

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  • Appearance and Reality

    Appearance and Reality

    Appearance and Reality In Chapter One Bertrand Russell basically wants to know the true meaning of "reality". The truth is that "reality" can never truly be determined. I say this because there is a difference between believing and actually knowing. For example I know the desk in the front of

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  • Application of Theory Towards Ethical Implementation of Military Force

    Application of Theory Towards Ethical Implementation of Military Force

    As I am heading off this summer to be trained as a Chaplain in the U.S. Navy, and I consider myself to be just shy of a pacifist, I am highly interested in questions of military ethics. I deal very often with both inward and outward doubts about the possible

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  • Applying Common - Sense Morality to Life

    Applying Common - Sense Morality to Life

    Applying Common-Sense Morality to Life I believe that I could and do "live with" W. D. Ross's theory of common-sense morality as my own moral code. I agree with some of the principles that Kant and Utilitarianism follow, but I believe they are too strict. I agree with the system

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  • Aquinas Casual Arguments

    Aquinas Casual Arguments

    In the history of philosophy, many well known philosophers have constructed many arguments and theories to discover proofs of God's existence. Thomas Aquinas, a well-known philosopher from the 13th century thought of God as an all powerful, all knowing and entirely good being. He then presented his own arguments attempting

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  • Aquinas Five Proofs for the Existence of God

    Aquinas Five Proofs for the Existence of God

    Scientific reasoning has brought humanity to incredibly high levels of sophistication in all realms of knowledge. For Saint Thomas Aquinas, his passion involved the scientific reasoning of God. The existence, simplicity and will of God are simply a few topics which Aquinas explores in the Summa Theologica. Through arguments entailing

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  • Aquinas' Conception of Law

    Aquinas' Conception of Law

    Conception of Law In life, there are certain goals that people tend to set for themselves. We strive to reach these goals in order to obtain happiness. Everything that we see as good is a part of happiness. We all want to be happy, and it has to be found

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  • Are Arithmetical Truths Empirically Falsifiable?

    Are Arithmetical Truths Empirically Falsifiable?

    Arithmetic and the study of arithmetic have been around for many centuries. Used by people to trade with each other, understand each others' problems, build houses etc. Arithmetic is a huge part of everyday life for everyone on the planet. So why do we have arithmetical ideas and concepts? I

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  • Are Christianity, Islam, and Judaism "male-Chauvinist" Institutions?

    Are Christianity, Islam, and Judaism "male-Chauvinist" Institutions?

    I. Introduction Are Christianity, Islam, and Judaism "male-chauvinist" institutions (Mathieu P. 75)? In this paper I will attempt to prove that Christianity, Islam, and Judaism are not "male-chauvinist" institutions, but rather have hierarchy in place that is based on logic and tradition. Firstly, I intend to show that the roles

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