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Philosophy
How does the human form and body distinguish human nature from that of other animals? How is this revealed in human eating, in the form of taste and omnivorousness? How does human omnivorousness imply that the human is possibly the best and the worst animal?

philosophy-critical thinking
Many people have reported encounters with ghosts. is this unacceptable by testimony?

philosophy-critical thinking
Read statements (a) through (d) and identify any statement(s) that is irrelevant to the claim. (a) It is unfair to expect victims to bear the cost of someone else’s negligence. (b) Costs to victims arise as a result of the action of the drunk driver. (c) A policy of ...

philosophy
1.Only claims that can be objectively verified can be trusted. 2.Many people have reported encounters with ghosts. 1. unacceptable; problems in language 2. acceptable by testimony I just want to confirm if these answers are right.

philosophy
1.Only claims that can be objectively verified can be trusted. 2.Many people have reported encounters with ghosts. 3. So the existence of ghosts is likely to be true. 1. acceptable by observation 2. acceptable by testimony 3. unacceptable by testimony I was asked to state the ...

Philosophy
1. For each of the following underlined statements identify any vagueness, semantic ambiguity or syntactic ambiguity in the statement. If the statement is vague, explain why. If the statement is ambiguous, provide at least two alternative interpretations of the statement that ...

Creating High-Quality Centers
The reading center needs to represent a variety of cultures. Which of the following teachers' responses reflects the philosophy found in your textbook? A. "I choose books that represent the cultures that are in my community. We live in a community with many American Indians, ...

Philosophy check my answers
determiine the following passages with the fallacy committed. 1. The world was either created in chaos or by God. There's evidence of order in the world so God must exist. 2. The government has no right to force me to pay the new tax. They have the right to govern over those ...

Philosophy
Question (I): Is there any sense in which it can be said truthfully that this or that member of the cast does in fact transcend some other member? Or are the ten no more or less than as described, a cast of characters, and therefore no judgment of transcending superiority or ...

Philosophy
Moreover, how does Plato account for adding new living souls to the human population?

Philosophy
3. If the two opposite processes did not balance each other out, everything would eventually be in the same state: for example, if increase did not balance out decrease, everything would keep becoming smaller and smaller (72b). Does the principle about balance in (3), for ...

art
this chinese painting shows a man seated in a pavilion. what taoist and buddhist philosophy is the artist communicating by placing the man in the wilderness location?

Philosophy
1.What is Pascal's Wager? A.A bet that one cannot lose B.An argument for probability theory C.An argument for the existence of God D.An argument for why you should believe in God E.None of the above 2.Who was Pascal? A.A painter B.A bishop C.A mathematician D.None of the above...

Philosophy
What does Socrates argue that death is, and why do true philosophers welcome it?

Philosophy
Here are a few questions, please check my answers below. 1. 1. Married men live longer than unmarried men. 2. Single men form the demographic with the highest longevity. What is the correct relationship between statements 1 and 2? Select one: a. 1 is positively relevant to 2 b...

Philosophy
Thesis of chapter 4 and 5 of on human nature by Edward o. Wilson

American government
1) If angels were to govern men. neither external nor internal controls on government would be necessarywhich of the following supports Madison's belief that internal and external controls on government are necessary?A) the black lives matter movement encourages protests ...

American Government
I am having difficulty completing the following essay questions..... Explain the purpose of THE FEDERALIST PAPERS and their effect on American founding documents. What are standing committees in Congress? What duties and functions do they perform? Include examples from the ...

Social Studies, Civil War
Most of the questions have maps or images to go with them, I answered those but I need help/answers checked on the ones that don't. I need to get a good grade on this so I can finally get out of this stupid online school!!! What was the importance of slave codes? A. They ...

Society and Culture before the Civil War SS
Most of the questions have maps or images to go with them, I answered those but I need help/answers checked on the ones that don't. I need to get a good grade on this so I can finally get out of this stupid online school!!! What was the importance of slave codes? A. They ...

philosophy
Does one ever truly find happiness?

Psychology Final Exam
Check my answers? Thank you, in advance! 1. When we learn to understand the mind and feelings, we can also learn to ________ and _________ behavior. (1 point) predict and control********* understand and explain eliminate and forget explain and describe 2. Phrenology is based ...

Philosophy
There are a variety of major distinctions that people always use to describe the Plato's Republic section we have read. The distinctions are: -The appearances vs.reality, -One vs. the many, - Forms/ideals vs. physical objects. After doing the reading, describe how you ...

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.

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...

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” ...

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 question...

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

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 ...

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

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. ...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

Philosophy
Society is indeed a contract

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 ...

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

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 appreciate ...

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...

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...

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 ...

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?

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 ...

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 ...

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 peoples ...

philosophy
Why are philosophical questions not answered with facts?

philosophy
Of the ethical theories kantian, utilitarian and virtue which approach do you think is best for deciding tough ethical issue?

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’s ...

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

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 Americans; one ...

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 ...

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

Philosophy
Does "identical" mean SameShape or SameSize in Tarski's World?

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.

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. ...

S.s
What was the New south philosophy

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

English
The climb by Miley Cyrus and i argue about her philosophy

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 ...

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...

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 better than the...

Philosophy
Meaning of Life: What is it?

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?

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...

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?

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 about ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 and ...

Philoophy
Definition of Philosophy?? And Definition of logic ??

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 wordings...

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 ...

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!!

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?

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 ...

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 ...

Philosophy
f a manager describes a person using the stock phrase "unusually loyal", what does s/he probably mean?

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 a ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 suggest ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

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. Do ...

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 society? Explain ...

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

English
Please help need help with a thesis on Personal Philosophy of human nature. Thank you would appreciated very much

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