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philosophy 208
According to the video “Religion, War, and Violence,” Just War Theory asserts that military intervention (Points : 1) can be seen as an act of altruism must always have an altruistic component must be primarily an act of altruism must never have an altruistic component
Saturday, August 1, 2015 by Anonymous

philosophy
Please formalize the argument given in the following passage. For all inferences from experience suppose, as their foundation, that the future will resemble the past, and that similar powers will be conjoined with similar sensible qualities. If there be any suspicion that the ...
Saturday, June 27, 2015 by cv

philosophy
What is the notion “good” mean for Kant? How does this lead him to the categorical imperative (provide and fully explain at least two formulations)? Provide example(s) of your own regarding how one might use the categorical imperative to determine a course of action...
Saturday, June 20, 2015 by liz

philosophy
How are values established according to Hume? What human characteristics does he privilege in determining a value system and how do they inform our morality? How are they related to “Utility” and “Justice”? Are you convinced by his characterization of ...
Saturday, June 20, 2015 by liz

English
I'm confused what is Philosophy of human nature? Please need some examples.Would appreciated very much. thank you, Edgar
Monday, June 8, 2015 by Edgar

English
Please help need help with a thesis on Personal Philosophy of human nature. Thank you would appreciated very much
Friday, June 5, 2015 by Edgar

How Children Learn
1. Which of the following is an essential ingredient of academic self-esteem? A. Individual assignments requiring problem solving (me) B. Acceptance by teachers and teacher aides C. Meeting deficiency and growth needs D. A school without grades 2. What kind of responses do ...
Thursday, June 4, 2015 by Danielle

English
"If you've got it, (1)_____ it" That's the (2)_____ of Georgia's philosophy. Georgia is my dorm roommate. a dance and theater major, she is a true extrovert- always showing off, always "on stage". It seems she is in constant motion, going from ...
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 by Mika

Philosophy
• It is not uncommon that students leave the class with more confusion than clarity. By “confusion”, I do not mean a lack of understanding of the concepts. I mean instead the feeling of being pulled in several directions and not knowing where to side. I mean the...
Saturday, May 23, 2015 by TayB

english or philosophy- came up with it myself
Those who are happy (I thought) who have their minds fixed on some object other than their own happiness; on the happiness of others, on the improvement of mankind, even on some art or pursuit, followed not as a means, but as itself as an ideal end. Aiming thus at something ...
Sunday, May 17, 2015 by TayB

Philosophy
Bill Gates has a net worth in the $60 billions. In 2006, he earned $7.8 billion a year. That is $20 million a day and $250 a second. In contrast, in the United States, approximately 40 million live in poverty. There are 750,000 Americans who are homeless on a given night, with...
Monday, May 4, 2015 by TayB

Philosophy
Do you believe abortion is morally permissible? Why or why not?
Saturday, May 2, 2015 by TayB

Philosophy
When, if ever, do you think that the government in a liberal society is permitted to restrict the freedom and liberty of its citizens? If you can, identify at least two practical (moral) implications of your response for laws and public policy.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 by TayB

Philosophy
Between utilitarianism and Kantianism, which moral theory is the most persuasive?
Thursday, April 23, 2015 by TayB

Philosophy
What role does morality play in a good human life? Can a person live a life of wickedness and immorality and still live a good human life?
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 by TayB

Philosophy
Is there objectivity in ethics, or is ethics simply a matter of social convention? Does the wrongness of some acts - such as genocide, torture, terrorism, murder - transcend social convention?
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 by TayB

Philosophy
Are humans "blank slates" when they enter this world or do we as humans come into the world with certain truths or idea (whether logical, mathematical, scientific, or moral)?
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 by TayB

SOCIAL STDIES HELP!!!!!
1. What was the New South philosophy? (1 point) a philosophy that the southern economy should become more industrialized the idea that African Americans should own more businesses*** the notion that traditional farming techniques should be maintained a concept that allowed ...
Monday, March 30, 2015 by XenaGonzalez

child day care
. In the childcare field, the main purpose of a Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) is to A. improve and standardize the quality of care in all facilities in the state. B. lower the cost of childcare. C. make it easier for parents to find childcare. D. make childcare ...
Monday, March 30, 2015 by Tinkk

Philosophy
Does Rene Descartes provide a persuasive reply to the challenge of skepticism?
Friday, March 20, 2015 by TayB

Art
Chinese artists often express their philosophies using calligraphy. Which is the best definition of philosophy? A. a complex idea B. a religion C. a way of practicing creativity D. a system of guiding principles I think its C. Please answer as soon as possible.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 by Student

Philosophy
Does Rene Descartes provide a persuasive reply to the challenge of skepticism?
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 by TayB

Philosophy
Do you believe that humans have free will? Why or why not? Support your response with concrete examples.
Saturday, March 14, 2015 by TayB

philosophy
Libertarianism believes that causal determinism is true. Select one: True False I think true Whether or not we have free will seems to have implications for which of the following? Select one: a. Our idea of God b. Our idea of the physical laws of the universe c. Our sense of ...
Friday, March 13, 2015 by TayB

Philosophy
A major worry among philosophers (including James Rachels) is that determinism threatens moral responsibility. True False I think true
Friday, March 6, 2015 by TayB

Philosophy
If you were to sum up the Stanford Prison and Milgram experiments in a phrase that encapsulates the findings of the experiments, which of the following would it be? Select one: a. "Only the strong survive." b. "Evil acts are performed by inherently evil people.&...
Friday, March 6, 2015 by TayB

Philosophy
According to Rachels, which of the following supports the truth of determinism? Select one: a. Studies that show that social conditions influence behavior b. Discovery of genetics c. Experiments in psychology such as the Milgram and Stanford Prison experiments d. All of the ...
Friday, March 6, 2015 by TayB

Religion
One of the thorniest issues in the philosophy of religion is the problem of evil. Explaining the problem is simple enough: How can one reconcile the existence of a God who is good and omniscient in light of how much suffering there is in the world? But providing an argument ...
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 by Linda

Philosophy
Do you think the Standford Prison Experiment and Miligram Experiment offer a convincing case that free will is an illusion?
Monday, March 2, 2015 by TayB

Art
During which time period were artists keenly interested in using the golden ratio in their paintings? A.Baroque Period B.Oriental Period C.Futuristic Period D.Renaissance Period When the Greeks built the Parthenon its dimensions nearly matched the golden ratio which is the ...
Monday, March 2, 2015 by Anon

how to start your own daycare basic steps
the philosophy of a child care program describes a.how to go about accomplishing your goals b.a list of policy considerations for parents to follow my answer is a
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 by susue

how to start your own daycare basic steps
the philosophy of a child care program describes a.how to go about accomplishing your goals b.a list of policy considerations for parents to follow c.normal child growth and development my answer is c
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 by susue

i need help
Which statement BEST describes the philosophy of John Locke?
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 by Anonymous

Philosophy
Between dualism and materialism, which view is most persuasive?
Sunday, February 22, 2015 by TayB

Philosophy
Based on your understanding of the different theories of personal identity, which of the following philosophers is most likely to have said: "The mind is a kind of theatre, where several perceptions successively make their appearance; pass, re-pass, glide away [...] There...
Friday, February 20, 2015 by TayB

Philosophy
According to James Rachels, personal identity in the qualitative sense refers mainly to: Select one: a. Important parts of your personality b. Parfit's split brain theory c. Family background d. Hume's bundle theory e. All of the listed I think e or a
Friday, February 20, 2015 by TayB

Philosophy
According to James Rachels, your personal identity in the numerical sense is: Select one: a. Your personality b. Your physical appearance c. Your moral beliefs d. Your personal identity in the literal sense e. Your family background I think maybe d or c
Friday, February 20, 2015 by TayB

Philosophy
According to David Hume, there is no continuous, permanent self. Select one: True False I think true
Friday, February 20, 2015 by TayB

Philosophy
Derek Parfit believed that the split brain experiments provided evidence in favor of which of the following? Select one: a. Determinism b. Free will c. Hume's bundle theory d. The human soul e. Locke's memory theory I think b
Friday, February 20, 2015 by TayB

Philosophy
According to the Buddha, the self exists. Select one: True False I think false
Friday, February 20, 2015 by TayB

Philosophy
Rachels's Prince and Cobbler story presents a counterexample to the Same-Body Theory of personal identity. Select one: True False I think true
Friday, February 20, 2015 by TayB

Philosophy
Which of the following is a direct objection to the Same-Body Theory of personal identity? Select one: a. Parfit's split brain theory b. Hume's bundle theory c. Causal determinism d. Locke's prince and the cobbler story e. Compatibilism I think d or a?
Friday, February 20, 2015 by TayB

philosophy
Between the Buddha, John Locke, David Hume, and Derek Parfit, which philosopher has the most convincing account of personal identity?
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 by Tay Tay

philosophy
This is a prompt that I have to write a 600-900 word response on. I have some ideas of what to talk about/address in regards to the prompt below such as answering if I believe in a supreme Being, then talking about how going to church has influenced my belief in a supreme ...
Saturday, February 14, 2015 by Tay Tay

Justice
What are the Native American and Mennonite approaches to restorative justice? I understand restorative justice and the philosophy of approaches, but what are the exact approaches.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 by Demetria

US History
Which of the following 19th century developments most undermined the racial philosophy John C. Calhoun Outlined in the excerpt from his 1848 Senate speech? A The establishment of the Ku Klux Klan B The enforcement of the black codes C. The suspension of habeas corpus D The ...
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 by Crystal

philosophy
Palato discusses the three levels of cognitive activity. How would one cross the line in orders to achieve understanding?
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 by chrissalyn

philosophy
Chances are I'll be carded at JJ's, because Kera, Sherry, and Bobby were all carded there, and they all look as though they're about 30. What is the premises and conclusion
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 by winnie

History
What were the major changes in sciences view of the nature of the universe and humanity's place in it between 1850 and 1914? How did these developments contribute to the age of anxiety? How are these changes reflected in philosophy, psychoanalysis, and artistic style ...
Thursday, December 18, 2014 by Alan

Philosophy
Q: Explain Sartre's idea of freedom and compare that to Walter Benjamin's notion of "aura" and 'authenticity". A: Sartre believes that we are condemned to be free. He syas that we were thrown into this world but now we are responsible for everything ...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 by Rach

Philosophy
Explain Sartre's idea of freedom and compare that to Walter Benjamin's notion of "aura" and 'authenticity".
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 by Rach

Philosophy
How does Sartre's idea of "subjectivity" relate to Descartes' "I think"?
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 by Rach

philosophy
Show at least one metaphysical account of reality For example, you might discuss Plato, Aristotle, or the Cartesian method. Make sure that you include an account of reality and truth and discuss how (and/or whether) human beings are capable of knowing reality with any ...
Thursday, December 4, 2014 by Heather

working with parents and families
Which of the following items should not be included in a child care facility's parent handbook? A. Statement of the facility's program philosophy B. Summary of scheduled events at the facility C. Names of and information about staff members D. Names of and information ...
Sunday, November 2, 2014 by Amanda

working with parents and families
An important use for telephone conversations at a child care facility is to help A. parents develop professional skills. B. parents understand program philosophy. C. staff members understand program philosophy. D. staff members understand the reason for the child's day-to-...
Sunday, November 2, 2014 by Amanda

working with parents and families
The important message parents should receive during their initial visit to the facility is that you, as a caregiver, intend to meet their child's needs by A. acting according to your personal beliefs and principles. B. acting according to your program philosophy. C. ...
Sunday, November 2, 2014 by Amanda

history
Check my answers please? The Second Great Awakening was a conservative reaction to deism, the expanding frontier, & the industrial revolution. True, it was definitely a reaction to the IR & deism The romantic reaction to rationalism & the industrial revolution was seen in A. ...
Sunday, November 2, 2014 by Anonymous

Philosophy Intro to Logic
I have to write an argument in standard form before writing an essay on it. I'm using an article written by Jenny Price on news.wisc titled "Facebook profiles raise users' self-esteem and affect behavior" And here's what I have for the standard form, I ...
Sunday, October 26, 2014 by Nicole

planning & implementing for the environment
Which of these factors is most likely to determine the total number of children you can take into your facility? A. Children's needs B.Physical space available C.program philosophy D.staff members skills B.
Monday, October 20, 2014 by Amanda

planning & implementing for the environment
Which of these factors is most likely to determine the total number of children you can take into your facility? A.Children's needs B. physical space available C. Program philosophy D. Staff members skills My answer is B
Thursday, October 16, 2014 by Amanda

Lasting Influences
What of these Greek achievements was the most contribution to greek culture and explain. Military strategy Art and architecture Literature Drama History Philosophy Government
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 by Sara

philosophy
Was the period of the Renaissance and Scientific Revolution all about "the shock of the new" or was it more about the "recapture of the very old"?
Sunday, September 28, 2014 by man jfo

US History
What factors made New England so different from the middle and southern colonies? Consider such things as economics, environment, social make up, philosophy, and religion?
Sunday, September 21, 2014 by Rachel

Philosophy
Can someone please explain Immanuel Kant's view on ethics.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 by Trevor

government
Which statement BEST describes the philosophy of Sir Robert Filmer? A. Kings derive their power from the consent of their subjects. B. Kings have a divine right to absolute authority over their subjects. C. Government’s principle duty is to protect the individual rights ...
Monday, September 8, 2014 by sam

government
Judges espousing a philosophy of original understanding maintain that school desegregation cases decided on the basis of the Fourteenth Amendment were wrongly decided because? 1 he original intent of the framers was to defer to the will of legislative bodies. 2 we do not know ...
Friday, September 5, 2014 by Bob

art
For this assignment, you will be required to complete a critical essay about 3 different works of art from the same period and style. Selected works of art must be chosen from the 1600s to the present (Baroque period through the Postmodern period). The goals of a critical ...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 by Trine

PHI 208 final exam
1. According to the video “Religion, War, and Violence,” Just War Theory asserts that military intervention 2. According to Glaucon, justice is based on 3. What is palliative care? 4. According to Tom Regan, what is fundamentally wrong with our current system 5. On ...
Sunday, July 27, 2014 by Douglas

Philosophy
According to Aristotle, we should begin ethical inquiry by specifying
Sunday, July 27, 2014 by Anonymous

philosophy
What is not an example of a practice, according to MacIntyre’s account the military. Farming. Throwing a football. Education.
Monday, July 21, 2014 by jasmine

English
(2) Revise the following groups of sentences. Combine each group of sentences into a single cohesive sentence. • Plato was born around 428 B.C. His family was part of the Roman aristocracy. Many of his family members were active in politics. But Plato consciously resisted...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 by Susan

Philosophy
Can someone please check my answers if it is right. Thank you! True/False 1. Rosenstand argues that moral subjectivism is an intuitively sound, "live and let live" kind of moral position that is both appealing and socially cohesive. -FALSE 2. For the members of the ...
Friday, July 11, 2014 by ivy

Philosophy
True/False 1. Rosenstand argues that moral subjectivism is an intuitively sound, "live and let live" kind of moral position that is both appealing and socially cohesive. 2. For the members of the Flat Earth Society, who believe that all physical evidence of a round ...
Thursday, July 10, 2014 by ivy

Philosophy
True/False 1. Rosenstand argues that moral subjectivism is an intuitively sound, "live and let live" kind of moral position that is both appealing and socially cohesive. 2. For the members of the Flat Earth Society, who believe that all physical evidence of a round ...
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 by ivy

Literature-Help me Ms. Sue
1. When does the Narrative of Sojourner Truth take place? A. right after the Emancipation Proclamation. . Before the Civil War. C. During the Civil War. D. After the Civil War 2. In emphasizing the importance of individual thinking and basing one's beliefs on one's own...
Thursday, July 3, 2014 by Unmei

English
•Socrates was a prominent influence in Plato's education. Socrates taught Plato the importance of ethical inquiry. Socrates also helped shape Plato's political philosophy. Answer :Socrates was a prominent influence in Plato's education, as he taught Plato the ...
Thursday, June 26, 2014 by Angela

Social studies
How do you think America might be different if presidents Jefferson and Adams had not died within hours of one another on Independece day? They probably would have continued their friendship through correspondance reminiscening About their contributions to the young nation'...
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 by Anonymous

Criminal law ethics
The Categorical Imperative variation, "Act so as to treat humanity, whether in your own person or that of any other, as an end and never as a means only" entails a key component of Kant's moral philosophy that all human being have: A. intrinsic worth or dignity ...
Saturday, May 10, 2014 by Ethel

History
2) which statement best describes a social contract A.an implied agreement between citizens and government in which citizens release some liberty to government for the good of society B.a contract between local residents and providers of basic services like water and energy C....
Friday, April 25, 2014 by Kathlyn

AED
As we analyze Western thought vs. Eastern thought, we also should take a look at the application of each school of thought is applied. Lets say that American schools reform to include eastern philosophy in its curriculum. What steps would have to occur to prepare our students ...
Thursday, March 20, 2014 by Katie

computers
What overriding philosophy of the Windows 8 operating system makes it unique compared to earlier Microsoft operating systems? A. It is a universal operating system for all types of devices. B. It can host both 32- and 64-bit applications. C. Up to 192 users can have a separate...
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 by sab

philosophy (john dewey)
The expected outcome or pattern of Developed Standards of "Rules of Conduct", "Moral Training" and "School Organizations" served to meet the national demands. What is the problem with this being upheld in our educational system?
Saturday, March 1, 2014 by Andrea

Philosophy( Please Help Me))
Hi, can someone please tell me whether or not I have choose the correct answer for these three questions. 1. According to Gilligan, which of the following best describes male thinking? a. Males adopt a personal way of relating to moral issues. b. Males adopt an abstract way of...
Thursday, February 27, 2014 by Tim

Ethics
1. "Goods" that are valued as a means to some other good are referred to as: A. intrinsic. B. instrumental. C. extraneous. D. non-essential. im confused between A and B 2. Which of the following refers to the study of questions concerning right and wrong and how we ...
Friday, February 14, 2014 by Any

philosophy
Explain the theoretical basis of ethical behavior?
Friday, January 24, 2014 by Dave

Philosophy( Please Help Me))
Hi, I would appreciate if someone can let me know what they think about the answer that I choose for these questions? Mortimer argues that right actions are the ones that: a.We believe to be right. b.Are culturally valid. c.God commands us to perform. d.Our conscience guides ...
Sunday, January 19, 2014 by Monte

Philosophy(Having Problems)
Hi, I would appreciate if someone can let me know what they think about the answer that I choose for these questions? Mortimer argues that right actions are the ones that: a.We believe to be right. b.Are culturally valid. c.God commands us to perform. d.Our conscience guides ...
Sunday, January 19, 2014 by Monte

Philosophy(PleaseHelp)
Hi, can someone tell me if these 3 multiple choice questions is correct? I'm struggling with these 3 questions and trying to make sure if they are correct. For Kant, the moral worth of an action lies in: a. The predicted effects of that action. b. The intended effects of ...
Sunday, January 19, 2014 by Monte

Penn Foster
1. In the 1500s, if you were searching for a sophisticated cosmopolitan urban center of learning in the Senegambia, you would have traveled to Timbuktu in the Kingdom of A. Kanem-Bornu. B. Benin. C. Songhai. (my choice) D. Mali. 2. Historians divide the Thirty Years' War ...
Monday, January 13, 2014 by Khalia

Business Ethics
According to your text, our main sources of ethical standards are religion and A. philosophy B. social habit C. culture d. circumstances
Friday, December 27, 2013 by Khalia

Philosophy
Can we attain certainty about our beliefs about reality? If so, how? If not, why not? Be sure to define certainty carefully. This is not psychological certainty (feeling ‘sure’) but logical certainty: knowing and being able to prove that you cannot be wrong. You ...
Friday, November 29, 2013 by Dawid

history
1. “An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law.” These words...
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 by mary ann

Philosophy
The view that knowledge is impossible is: A. Rationalism B. Empiricism C. Skepticism D. Constructivism E. Cognitivism
Sunday, November 24, 2013 by Jay

home economics
what are the philosophy of home economics?
Thursday, November 21, 2013 by ched

CHEMISTRY
Post a New Question Current Questions Homework Help: Chemistry Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 8:45pm. CONTINUE>>>>>>>>​>>> The enthalpy changes for two different hydrogenation reactions of C2H2 are: C2H2+H2---->...
Thursday, November 14, 2013 by Anonymous

History
1. In 1916, Woodrow Wilson ordered General John J. Pershing to lead U.S. troops into Mexico to capture A. Francisco Madero. B. Victoriana Huerta. (C. Pancho Villa.) D. Porfirio Diaz. 2. The last of Wilson's Fourteen Points called for (A. the creation of a League of Nations...
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 by an

Philosophy
I need help with this proof for my philosophy class. This proof is supposed to be done via indirect proof or conditional proof, so it is supposed to use AIP and IP or ACP and CP to derive the conclusion! This is an assignment that is submitted through Aplia, so I need it to be...
Monday, November 11, 2013 by Joy

Philosophy
I need help with this proof for my philosophy class. This proof is supposed to be done via conditional proof, so it is supposed to use ACP and CP to derive the conclusion! This is an assignment that is submitted through Aplia, so I need it to be precise and the assignment is ...
Monday, November 11, 2013 by Joy

Philosophy
I need help with this proof for my philosophy class. This proof is supposed to be done via indirect proof or conditional proof, so it is supposed to use AIP and IP or ACP and CP to derive the conclusion! This is an assignment that is submitted through Aplia, so I need it to be...
Monday, November 11, 2013 by Joy

Philosophy
I need help with this proof for my philosophy class. This proof is supposed to be done via indirect proof or conditional proof, so it is supposed to use AIP and IP or ACP and CP to derive the conclusion! This is an assignment that is submitted through Aplia, so I need it to be...
Monday, November 11, 2013 by Joy

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