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December 3, 2016

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Recent Homework Questions About Philosophy

History
7. Which philosophy did Tang rulers apply to govern their empire? A. Buddhism B. Confucianism C. Daoism D. Hinduism I think the answer is D. but Im not sure.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 by Alana

american goverment check answers
9. What criteria might a judge who abides by a philosophy of judicial restraint use to decide a case? (1 point) The judge would consider previous court decisions on the topic but ultimately consider the current circumstances and changes in society. The judge would not consider...
Monday, November 21, 2016 by Anonymous

Philosophy
Section I: Answer the questions below about this brief passage: During the nineteenth century, many women died from what was then called “childbed fever”. A Viennese physician, Ignaz Semmelweis, concluded (diagnosed) that the cause of this disease was a “germ&#...
Thursday, November 17, 2016 by Jessica

Philosophy
Each of the underlined premises can be taken as an unacceptable premise in an argument. In each case, identify the condition of premise unacceptability Premise: Most people dislike quitters Conclusion: Therefore, I shouldn’t quit smoking I`m having trouble with this ...
Sunday, November 6, 2016 by John

Philosophy
john will other score 10/10 on the assignment or he will not This claim is acceptable by observation, could we also say that it is unacceptable by problems in language (vagueness). Or is there any other way it is unacceptable
Sunday, November 6, 2016 by Anonymous

Philosophy
We may observe, that there is no species of reasoning more common, more useful, and even necessary to human life, than that which is derived from the testimony of men, and the reports of eye-witnesses and spectators. This species of reasoning, perhaps, one may deny to be ...
Saturday, October 29, 2016 by Stag

History of Technology
In developed countries, technological advances are most closely related to: A. cultural philosophy. B. warfare. C. applied science. D. theoretical science. Ans : D
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 by angela

Core World History
1. Choose EITHER Buddhism OR Confucianism and describe its origin, major principles, and how it affected existing laws, social practices, or culture. Also describe whether and how the religion/philosophy influenced other societies. I don't know how to answer this question...
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 by Lenae

History
All day long and in all places I am always fastening upon you, stirring you and persuading you and reproaching you. You will not easily find another like me. Use the passage to answer the question. 1. In the passage, what Greek philosopher describes his own method of seeking ...
Monday, October 10, 2016 by alex

History
lesson 3 unit 5 ancient civilization in china 1. Which of the following is one of the notable achievements of early China? (1 point) A. a complex system of writing************** B. a single spoken language C. cotton textiles D. copper ore technology 2. How did the Zhou dynasty...
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 by Nintendon't

world history
lesson 3 unit 5 ancient civilization in china 1. Which of the following is one of the notable achievements of early China? (1 point) A. a complex system of writing************** B. a single spoken language C. cotton textiles D. copper ore technology 2. How did the Zhou dynasty...
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 by please check my answers

Please help do by 10:00 Science
1. Convert 4.0 kilometers (km) to meters (m). (1 point) 0.04 m 40 m 400 m 4,000 m 2. For his science project, Austin wants to determine if the pH of standing rainwater changes over time. He collects a jar of rainwater and places it indoors in a spot that does not receive a lot...
Sunday, September 25, 2016 by BLOB

Philosophy
Society is indeed a contract
Sunday, September 25, 2016 by Edmund Burke

biology
Which of the following is the definition of ecology? -the social movement with a goal to protect the environment -the recycling of human-made materials to reduce the waste going into landfills -the study of interactions among organisms and between organisms and their ...
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 by oto

Science
Which of the following questions is outside the scope of science? a. how are religion and philosophy different b.what is the diet of an american alligator c. how do humans digest protein d. how does gravity affect an airplane's motion
Thursday, September 1, 2016 by Steven

US History - need answer ASAP
For a report i'm doing i need the following two: The political, social, and economic issues of Calvin Coolidge's philosophy & programs during his time in office; and the causes and effects of his programs on the US. i don't necessarily need the answer (tho i would ...
Thursday, July 7, 2016 by Amy

U.S. History (Check!)
1. True or false: The Watts Riot was a race riot in the Watts neighborhood. A: True 2. True or false: The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was the biggest civil rights law passed in the U.S. A: True 3. True or false: Malcolm X died of old age in 1983. A: False 4. True or false: Martin...
Thursday, June 2, 2016 by Victoria

U.S. History (Check)(REED)
1. True or false: The Watts Riot was a race riot in the Watts neighborhood. A: True 2. True or false: The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was the biggest civil rights law passed in the U.S. A: True 3. True or false: Malcolm X died of old age in 1983. A: False 4. True or false: Martin...
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 by Victoria

CHECK my world history answers
sorry for posting twice but i really would appreciate if someone could check my answers? 1 star* at the end of questions and multiple stars**** at the end of my answer 2. This group, founded by Reverend Jerry Falwell in 1979, was a political organization working to fulfill ...
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 by Anonymous

English
Which of these values relates most closely to the element of “playing together” in Dean Smith's philosophy? A. determination B. trust C. courage D. mastery of fundamentals B?
Friday, May 27, 2016 by quick help needed

U.S. History (Check!)
1. What was the philosophy Massive Retaliation held by Eisenhower? How did that philosophy lead to an arms race with the Soviet Union? A: Massive Retaliation was an idea that you would threaten to use nuclear weapons if a Communist state tried to seize territory by force. In ...
Thursday, May 19, 2016 by Victoria

U.S. History (REED) (Check)
1. What was the philosophy Massive Retaliation held by Eisenhower? How did that philosophy lead to an arms race with the Soviet Union? A: Massive Retaliation was an idea that you would threaten to use nuclear weapons if a Communist state tried to seize territory by force. In ...
Thursday, May 19, 2016 by Victoria

World History HELP
The Roman Empire has a rich cultural heritage that is worthy of passing along. Which of these is an example of this? Many people read Cicero's writings and speeches well into the 1800s. The writings of Seneca reflect his interest in Greek Stoic philosophy. Conquered ...
Friday, May 13, 2016 by Nads

philosophy
Why are philosophical questions not answered with facts?
Friday, May 13, 2016 by David

philosophy
Of the ethical theories kantian, utilitarian and virtue which approach do you think is best for deciding tough ethical issue?
Monday, April 11, 2016 by Gina

Social Studies (Reed)(Check)
What was the difference between Roosevelt’s philosophy about the role of government in the depression and Hoover and republican’s philosophy about the role of government in the depression? How did they differ on how to help people? A: The difference between Roosevelt...
Thursday, March 31, 2016 by Victoria

Social studies
1.greece's economy prospered thanks to? A. the arts B. philosophy C. trade (MY ANSWER) D. Architecture 2.Nation-building began in europe as a result of war and the? A.end of muslim rule. B.growth of cities. (MY ANSWER) C.black death D.magna carta
Monday, March 28, 2016 by LOVE

philosophy 1290
2. In 2004 Z is having a conversation with his friend X and X’s wife Y. Y is a U.S. citizen and a ‘Bushy’ (a supporter of George W. Bush). She is planning on voting for Bush in the upcoming presidential election. Z and X (both are Canadian citizens, not ...
Monday, March 21, 2016 by sisikeri

English
I thought it was C for this Victor Frankenstein recounts the influences that lead to his great experiment: I feel exquisite pleasure in dwelling on the recollections of childhood, before misfortune had tainted my mind and changed its bright visions of extensive usefulness ...
Sunday, March 6, 2016 by Henry

philosophy( symbloic logic)
P, Q, R = 1 x, Y, Z = 0 _____ 1) ~(x.y) V (R.Q)
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 by alex

Philosophy
Does "identical" mean SameShape or SameSize in Tarski's World?
Monday, February 22, 2016 by Anna

Philosophy
exercise 5.8 write an informal proof of Premises: LeftOf(a,b) | RightOf(a,b) BackOf(a,b) | ~Leftof(a,b) FrontOf(b,a) | ~RightOf(a,b) SameCol(c,a) & SameRow(c,b) conclusion BackOf(a,b) State if you use proof by cases.
Monday, February 22, 2016 by Anna

Foundations 06042400
1. When a manager performs symbolic duties as the head of an organization, that manager is called a A. spokesperson. C. leader. B. figurehead. D. liaison. 2. What is one characteristic of the Industrial Revolution in America? A. The farming society grew to greater numbers. B. ...
Sunday, February 14, 2016 by Kroppy

S.s
What was the New south philosophy
Friday, February 12, 2016 by Slim Shady

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 ...
Thursday, February 11, 2016 by Kiana

Art PLZZZ CORRECT ME!!!!
Blue mountains rise in the distance while a small cottage sits amidst rocks and trees. Blue and Green Landscape by Shi Jui The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore 1.This Chinese painting is composed tall cliffs in the background and a small building with trees in the foreground. ...
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 by Kiana

World History
Which statement supports the claim that the political philosophy of John Locke was as revolutionary as the scientific revolution of Copernicus? *****a. Just as Copernicus replaced the Earth with the Sun at the center of the solar system, Locke replaced the individual with the ...
Friday, February 5, 2016 by Please Help!

English
The climb by Miley Cyrus and i argue about her philosophy
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 by Bonie

World History
How is Egypt and Ancient China different based on Religion and Philosophy (EXAMPLES: religious beliefs and practices, ideas regarding humans, life on earth and/or the after life) They are alike in many ways (polytheistic religion, Both believe there is life after death) but I ...
Monday, January 25, 2016 by WillWork4Help

Check my answers Ms. Sue?
I posted this in my last question but its not showing up for me.. But i have redone the questions you said were wrong and i was hoping you would check them again 1. How did the southern economy change after the Civil War? Shipped raw materials to northern states for processing...
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 by Karen

philosophy
Russell is arguing that philosophy is valuable. You'll want to think about his argument using his own key ideas: •How does he think philosophy is different from science? •Does he think philosophy is different from science in a good or bad sense, like one is ...
Sunday, January 17, 2016 by Morgan

Philosophy
Meaning of Life: What is it?
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 by Anonymous

Philosophy
If you have a inductive argument, and you're evaluating if the conclusion is valid or not, if you can figure out a different conclusion is it valid or not?
Sunday, December 6, 2015 by Dan

Philosophy
Read the following argument and answer the question that follows: 1. According to the 2010/11 Statistics Canada census aboriginal Canadians constituted 4.3% of the Canadian population. 2. According to the 2011 Statistics Canada data, 27% of the adult population incarcerated in...
Sunday, December 6, 2015 by A

biology
A category within biology that deals with the physical and chemical functions. A. Physiology B. Philosophy C. Psychology D. Physiopathology I believe it's B?
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by Luxine

English
These are questions from the stories Marita’s Bargain by Malcolm Gladwell, The Secret to Raising Smart Kids, A Walk to the Jetty by Jamaica Kincaid, and ILE by Eugene O’Neill. I Answered all pf the questions I just wanted a second opinion on them. 1. What is ironic ...
Monday, November 23, 2015 by Ashley

Philosophy
I've seen these questions asked today/yesterday (and answered) but I just wanted someone to check over my answers to see if they make sense. 1. Assume that the conclusion of an argument is the claim: It is wrong to inflict suffering on animals. For each of the following ...
Sunday, November 22, 2015 by Dan

Philosophy
The following argument appeared in the draft of a bill before the Louisiana State Legislature in 2001: Whereas, the writings of Charles Darwin, the father of evolution, promoted the justification of racism, and his books On the Origin of Species and The Descent of Man ...
Saturday, November 21, 2015 by Matt

Philosophy
In her book The Beauty Myth author Naomi Wolf argued that women harm themselves when they try to live up to the standards of beauty implied in most commercial advertising. The following excerpt is taken from a World Press Review commentary on Wolf’s work: [S]omething that...
Saturday, November 21, 2015 by John

Philosophy
The following argument appeared in the draft of a bill before the Louisiana State Legislature in 2001: Whereas, the writings of Charles Darwin, the father of evolution, promoted the justification of racism, and his books On the Origin of Species and The Descent of Man ...
Saturday, November 21, 2015 by Jay

Philosophy
The Omega watch company withdrew its ads from Vogue magazine in protest over what it called distasteful pictures of an emaciated model in the June 1996 issue. The brand director of Omega argued as follows: “Since Vogue presumably targets an audience that includes young ...
Saturday, November 21, 2015 by A

Philoophy
Definition of Philosophy?? And Definition of logic ??
Sunday, November 15, 2015 by Mark

English
This is an essay dealing with Henry David Thoreau, Mahatma Gandhi, and Martin Luther King Jr. The prompt asked how do these men individually reflect the "sprit of optimism" hence this is the name of the essay (: I need help to REVISE & EDIT as far as grammar, correct...
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 by Emma

Philosophy- Critical thinking
INSTRUCTIONS For the purpose of this assignment the conditions of premise acceptability are: (i) acceptable by observation (ii) acceptable by testimony (iii) acceptable by authoritative testimony (only use if the premise explicitly refers to an authority) (iv) acceptable a ...
Friday, November 6, 2015 by A

Social Studies
What was the classical period of Greece and what were some of the achievements in art, science, and philosophy made during this period? I'm not sure what to write for this so HEEEELLLPPPP ME!!
Sunday, October 25, 2015 by Wifi

SOCIAL STUDIES!!
1. Why were Italian trade centers important? 2. What was the classical period of Greece and what were some of the achievements in art, science, and philosophy made during this period?
Sunday, October 25, 2015 by Hazel

Philosophy
Can someone help me understand this Aristotle quote from Book 2 of Nicomachean Ethics: Virtue, then, is a state of character concerned with choice, lying in a mean, i.e. the mean relative to us, this being determined by a rational principle, and by that principle by which the ...
Friday, October 16, 2015 by Rose

Social Studies
Which of the following best describes Shintoism? a. This Japanese religion worships ancestors and natural spirits b. This is a Chinese philosophy centering on self-awareness c. It is a branch of Hinduism that worships sacred animals d. It is a sect of Islam that follows a ...
Friday, October 16, 2015 by Kaai97

Philosophy
f a manager describes a person using the stock phrase "unusually loyal", what does s/he probably mean?
Sunday, October 11, 2015 by Ani

english
And thus for a time I was occupied by exploded systems, mingling, like an unadept, a thousand contradictory theories and floundering desperately in a very slough of multifarious knowledge, guided by an ardent imagination and childish reasoning, till an accident again changed ...
Sunday, August 30, 2015 by Sammy

english
And thus for a time I was occupied by exploded systems, mingling, like an unadept, a thousand contradictory theories and floundering desperately in a very slough of multifarious knowledge, guided by an ardent imagination and childish reasoning, till an accident again changed ...
Sunday, August 30, 2015 by Sammy

english
How does the episode with Victor's father and the episode with the lightning strike as described in this excerpt function similarly? They both involve the reading of books about science. They both involve interactions with parents or guardians. They both suggest a certain ...
Sunday, August 30, 2015 by Sammy

english
All that had so long engaged my attention suddenly grew despicable. Which of the following assertions is supported by this text? The forces of nature are not predictable enough for the narrator. The forces of nature are responsible for the shift in focus of the narrator. The ...
Sunday, August 30, 2015 by Sammy

english
And thus for a time I was occupied by exploded systems, mingling, like an unadept, a thousand contradictory theories and floundering desperately in a very slough of multifarious knowledge, guided by an ardent imagination and childish reasoning, till an accident again changed ...
Saturday, August 29, 2015 by Sammy

english
And thus for a time I was occupied by exploded systems, mingling, like an unadept, a thousand contradictory theories and floundering desperately in a very slough of multifarious knowledge, guided by an ardent imagination and childish reasoning, till an accident again changed ...
Saturday, August 29, 2015 by Sammy

english
How does the episode with Victor's father and the episode with the lightning strike as described in this excerpt function similarly? (5 points) They both involve the reading of books about science. They both involve interactions with parents or guardians. They both suggest...
Saturday, August 29, 2015 by Sammy

english
And thus for a time I was occupied by exploded systems, mingling, like an unadept, a thousand contradictory theories and floundering desperately in a very slough of multifarious knowledge, guided by an ardent imagination and childish reasoning, till an accident again changed ...
Saturday, August 29, 2015 by Sammy

english
All that had so long engaged my attention suddenly grew despicable. Which of the following assertions is supported by this text? The forces of nature are not predictable enough for the narrator. The forces of nature are responsible for the shift in focus of the narrator. The ...
Saturday, August 29, 2015 by Sammy

english
What is the main effect of the scene with the lightning strike on the reader? 1. It suggests the narrator has little understanding of the world. 2. It suggests the power of nature is beyond the control of the narrator 3. It suggests the shifting nature of the narrator's ...
Saturday, August 29, 2015 by Sammy

english
What is the main effect of describing key events in the narrative as "accidents" or as happening by chance? They suggest the events are not entirely negative in their effects on the narrator. They suggest the events cannot be retold objectively by the narrator. They ...
Saturday, August 29, 2015 by Sammy

Reading
25. A customer who purchases a Super Pack Unlimited indoor/outdoor pass most likely chose this option because he: A. likes to take repeated rides on the go-karts and bumper cars. B. has small children who want to play all day in the Fun Center. C. wants to save money on the ...
Saturday, August 15, 2015 by BARNETTA

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

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