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Philosophy
I need help understanding the following passage: “Could we suppose two distinct incommunicable consciousnesses acting in the same body, the one constantly by day, the other by night; and, on the other side, the same consciousness, acting by intervals, in two distinct ...
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 9:46pm

Philosophy
I need help understanding the following passage: “Could we suppose two distinct incommunicable consciousnesses acting in the same body, the one constantly by day, the other by night; and, on the other side, the same consciousness, acting by intervals, in two distinct ...
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 9:04pm

Role Model
Hey, I have to do a peragraph on a person whom I consider to be my role model and my role model is my favourite actress Amrita Rao. Can all of you revise it for me? Amrita Rao is my role model because she like me believes in the philosophy that Life is short and sweet given to...
Friday, April 30, 2010 at 10:10pm

Philosophy
Does Bonnie Steinbock think committing adultery is okay or not okay?
Thursday, April 29, 2010 at 3:34am

phi 105 introductory to philosophy
do you have any homework posted for this class especially week 6 day 3?
Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at 10:19pm

phi 105 introductory to philosophy
I read the article who is holy and i need some help in writting a 200 word critique on this article. I find no fault in this article.
Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at 10:17pm

Philosophy
My text explains the answer to this question, however I do not understand the answer. Instead of posting the entire text I was wondering if anyone could explain this to me in Laymans terms. Thanks. How did financial considerations and the international market affect the pre-...
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at 11:21pm

philosophy
What makes pity the such a horrible emotion? How is it counter to Nietzsche conception of the good? Please I dont know where to start!!!!!
Saturday, April 17, 2010 at 7:55pm

Geography
53. Compare and contrast the societies, governments and economies of both North and South Korea. The Korean Peninsula is divided into two nations: North Korea, or the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, and South Korea, or The Republic of Korea. North Korea is a ...
Friday, April 16, 2010 at 4:07pm

Philosophy
What are the differences between phenomenal and noumenal worlds?
Friday, April 16, 2010 at 12:12pm

college philosophy
I'm utterly lost!! What are the phenomenal and noumenal realities according to Kant?
Thursday, April 15, 2010 at 7:28pm

college philosophy
A commander faces a battlefield mobility situation. He has three feasible routes, R1, R2 and R3. The payoffs of his choice will be determined by weather conditions W1, W2 and W3. The best result is to gain 200 miles and the worst result is to lose 160 miles. The commander is ...
Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at 4:02am

philosophy
• Write a persuasive, formal letter (750-1000 words) to a specific Continental philosopher featured in chapter 8. In the letter, describe the key ideas of that philosopher’s views, and then provide a critique of his or her views. Which of his or her ideas do you ...
Tuesday, April 6, 2010 at 2:30am

philosophy
I need an explanation for "A moral defect in a work of art is always also an artistic defect" and do you agree with that?IF yes or no,please illustrate why..!!
Monday, April 5, 2010 at 8:37pm

Social St.
Where Could I Find Facts About Ancient Greece Philosophy???
Saturday, April 3, 2010 at 3:41pm

college philosophy (Mill)
how can mill say that “there is no parity between the feeling of a person for his own opinion, and the feeling of another who is offended at his holding it; no more than between the desire of a thief to take a purse, and the desire of the right owner to keep it”? ...
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at 8:02pm

Phlosophy
I have a 3 page paper due...well, yesterday, for my philosophy class. I don't understand any of it though. The question for my essay is: What is the Principle of Alternate Possibilities (PAP)? Explain the crucial role the Principle has played in traditional thinking about ...
Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at 12:01pm

english
Hello! I had to read a novel and do a work about it I told what I read Can you above all correct me the tenses? The narrator, an old banker, was remembering how, fifteen years before he had given a party. There had been many clever men, they had talked of capital punishment. ...
Saturday, March 13, 2010 at 7:09pm

phi 105
Write a 200- to 300-word critique of the article who_ is Holy? _As it relates to religious philosophy. Answer the following questions: oDo you believe a person's religious views should affect their treatment of others? Explain your answer.
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at 5:47pm

psych 210 appendix c
Axia College Material Appendix C Match the psychological theories with the appropriate statement(s): __Psychodynamic Theory __Trait Theory __Learning Theory __Sociocultural __Humanistic Theory A. Individualism versus collectivism B. Popular theorist Eysenck initiated the five-...
Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at 10:56pm

social studies
do thomas jeggerson action in office coincide with his political philosophy? Support your response with examples
Sunday, March 7, 2010 at 3:50pm

social studies
acess the presidency of Thomas Jefferson. do his actions in office coincide with his political philosophy? Support your answer
Sunday, March 7, 2010 at 7:19am

Philosophy
Were any of the Pre-Socratic philosophers successful in attempting to solve the problem of the One and the Many?
Monday, March 1, 2010 at 6:39am

instruction(am i right track)
Plan a presentation for parents to explain the purpose of performance assessment, the use of rubrics, and portfolio assessment. Phases of the Evaluation Process Although the evaluation process is not necessarily sequential, it can by seen as a cyclical process including four ...
Friday, February 26, 2010 at 9:28pm

Social Studies
Include a practical example of the philosophers idea in your response. .... I have write a paper on a way to solve street racing and under age drinking using the COPPS philosophy and write a formal report to the chief of police. I have to use the S.A.R.A method (Scanning, ...
Thursday, February 25, 2010 at 8:02pm

English
How to paraphrase these two meanings? Subject: A term, used in philosophy and psychoanalytic and cultural theory, that refers to the available ways of being for humans in a given time period or context. Historicallym the subkect is a concept that has shifted away from the ...
Thursday, February 25, 2010 at 7:58am

philosophy
Write a persuasive, formal letter to aspecific European philosopher. The assignment should be between 700-1050Words. · In the letter,argue that this philosopher is incorrect in his or her view about a particularissue. · Providesupport from your readings, ...
Saturday, February 20, 2010 at 11:55am

Philosophy
What fallacies, if any, are present in the following passage? Can you please give reasons for your answer, that is, if you say that a fallacy has been committed, then show where the fallacy occurred, and explain why you think it is a fallacy? The following is the paragraph. ...
Friday, February 12, 2010 at 3:55pm

Business
Explain which moral philosophy is best suited for making business and why
Tuesday, February 9, 2010 at 5:31pm

PHI
What role does justice play in post-colonial philosophy?
Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at 7:56am

Philosophy
What are we required to do and why are we required to do it? Define how the following theories attempt to provide an answer to the question above Natural Law, Virtue Ethics, and Contract Theory
Tuesday, January 26, 2010 at 10:33pm

English
Can you (Writeateacher) check the punctuation and word choice of my last three paragraphs please? Thank you in advance 1) Coketown was a town of red brick blackened by industrial pollution. Actually, it was dominated by chimneys from which smoke coiled up like snakes. 2) ...
Monday, January 25, 2010 at 5:52pm

English
Can you check my punctuation and the word choice? Thank you. 1) Coketown was a town of red brick blackened by industrial pollution. Actually, it was dominated by chimneys from which smoke coiled up like snakes. 2) Dickens uses two similes to describe its dull appearance. First...
Monday, January 25, 2010 at 4:54pm

Philosophy
Is this argument valid or invalid? If invalid, describe a possible situation where all of its premises are true and its conclusion is false. Lori is unhappy with some people who did not write thank you notes. Lori will send presents next year to everyone with whom she is happy...
Monday, January 25, 2010 at 3:46pm

Philosophy
HOW ARE PRAGMATISM AND ANALYTIC PHILOSOPHY UNIQUELY AMERICAN MOVEMENTS? AND WHAT ARE SOME IDEAS THAT MAKE THEM DIFFERENT FROM THE WAY EUROPEANS OF THE SAME PERIOD WERE THINKING?
Monday, January 25, 2010 at 1:00pm

history
Jefferson and the Republicans championed the rights of the states and advocated a strict adherence to the Constitution, but once in office, they found new situations that demanded governmental actions that, in some cases, went beyond what the Federalists had done. What caused...
Monday, January 18, 2010 at 6:42pm

Literature
Please can you check my answer.. 13. According to Renaissance philosophy, commoners often represent A. reason. C. pride. B. love. D. appetite. I think it it... B. love. It that correct ?
Monday, January 18, 2010 at 10:56am

philosophy
For each of the following scenarios answer the questions and explain whether your answers fit with traditional or modern ethical thinking. After you have finished responding to the scenarios, discuss whether you generally make ethical decisions using a traditional or a modern ...
Sunday, January 17, 2010 at 4:42pm

Moral Philosophy
Moral Philosophy best suited for making Business decisions...
Friday, January 8, 2010 at 7:56pm

business ethics
Explain which moral philosophy you feel is best suited for making business decisions and why.
Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at 11:05am

philosophy
o Which of the Pre-Socratic philosophers had the most compelling ideas? o Briefly summarize the philosopher’s idea or ideas. o Why do you find these ideas compelling? o Include a practical example of one of the philosopher’s ideas in your response.
Saturday, December 12, 2009 at 3:15pm

DRAMA
1. "The best in this kind are but shadows" is A. Titania talking about men. B. Theseus talking about plays. C. Demetrius talking about the women he has loved in the past. D. Bottom talking about his fellow craftsmen. 2. One difference between tragedy and comedy is ...
Thursday, December 10, 2009 at 9:30pm

philosophy
What are key differences between the ontological, teleological, and cosmological arguments? Identify the philosopher who you think best supports his or her argument. Explain your answer briefly.
Monday, December 7, 2009 at 4:21pm

PSYCHOLOGY plz help ty
Match the psychological theories with the appropriate statement(s): (F,J)__Psychodynamic Theory (K,B,D)__Trait Theory (I,N)__Learning Theory (A,C,G)_Sociocultural (E,H),__Humanistic Theory A. Individualism versus collectivism B. Popular theorist Eysenck initiated the five-...
Sunday, November 29, 2009 at 7:44pm

PSYCHOLOGY answer included plz help
Match the psychological theories with the appropriate statement(s): (F,J)__Psychodynamic Theory (K,B,D)__Trait Theory (I,N)__Learning Theory (A,C,G)_Sociocultural (E,H),__Humanistic Theory A. Individualism versus collectivism B. Popular theorist Eysenck initiated the five-...
Sunday, November 29, 2009 at 6:12pm

philosophy
discuss marxism and philosophy
Sunday, November 29, 2009 at 9:48am

philosophy
Examples of ways Thanatos has affected your behavior. --- Thanatos: Freud uses this term to explain our inner self. He says that inside each of us there is a force, Thanatos, that causes us to do the exact opposite of what we really want to do, it causes us to sabotage our ...
Sunday, November 29, 2009 at 8:05am

PSYCHOLOGY answer included
Match the psychological theories with the appropriate statement(s): F,J__Psychodynamic Theory K,B,D__Trait Theory I,N__Learning Theory _A,C,G_Sociocultural E,H__Humanistic Theory A. Individualism versus collectivism B. Popular theorist Eysenck initiated the five-factor model. ...
Sunday, November 29, 2009 at 3:22am

child development (answer included)
Match the psychological theories with the appropriate statement(s): F,J__Psychodynamic Theory K,B,D__Trait Theory I,N__Learning Theory _A,C,G_Sociocultural E,H__Humanistic Theory A. Individualism versus collectivism B. Popular theorist Eysenck initiated the five-factor model. ...
Saturday, November 28, 2009 at 6:25pm

phlilosophy
I have a question I need answered I dont want the answer I just want to know where can I find it or help answering it I dont understand phylosophy. How are pragmatism and analytic philosophy uniquely American movement?
Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at 9:54am

childhood
By providing shelves low enough for children to select materials, you encourage the development of A Social skills B solitary play C Cleanliness D Independence I believe that A is the correct answer Which of these factors is most likely to determine the total number of ...
Sunday, November 8, 2009 at 8:50pm

child
Suppose that, in your opinion, children need a highly structured environment in which the teacher guides the children and free selection of activities is kept to a minimum. Which program philosophy would you most likely adopt? A. Montessori B. Cognitive-development C. Behavior...
Thursday, November 5, 2009 at 6:39pm

philosophy
Eastern and Western Philosophers Comparison Paper Write a 700- to-1,050-word persuasive paper discussing how one Eastern philosopher and one Western philosopher make the most compelling cases for his or her ideas. I keep reading and reading but I am lost, maybe someone can ...
Sunday, November 1, 2009 at 3:13pm

philosophy
2#What are the effects of physical abuse on young children? 3#What are the causes of bullying?4#Why some people not want to take drugs?
Sunday, November 1, 2009 at 2:52pm

philosophy
1#Do the same pshcological illness occur in all cultures?
Sunday, November 1, 2009 at 2:46pm

Philosophy
Can deductive and inductive reasoning make compelling arguments by themselves
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 10:00am

AP 9th grade-Philosophy
In order to prove this thesis by the Greek Thales, "All substances can be reduced to water." what would i have to do?! im clueless...
Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at 10:28pm

philosophy
What are key differences between the ontological, teleological, and cosmological arguments? Identify the philosopher who you think best supports his or her argument. Explain your answer briefly.
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 9:09pm

art
Does anyone know edvard munch's artist friends, body of work generally described, and changes in style? Also, does anyone know his last style or method of art and general philosophy of life? thanks, your help is greatly appreciated. :)
Sunday, October 18, 2009 at 6:57pm

Philosophy
What is an existential question? What are some examples of existential questions?
Sunday, October 18, 2009 at 4:41pm

philosophy
Hey everyone! If anyone of you know the answer to the below please let me know!! 1) How do dreams figure into Descartes conclusions in the first meditation about our beliefs? 2) Why does Descartes think that clear and distinct perception much be infallible? 3)Why does ...
Saturday, October 17, 2009 at 6:47pm

psy210
what theory was taken from European philosophy of Existentialism. posible anwsers include: A. Humanistic theory B. learning theory C. psychodynamic th. D. socioculture th. E. Trait th.
Sunday, October 11, 2009 at 9:56pm

philosophy
I am supposed to write a pursuasive letter to a european philosopher... Write a persuasive, formal letter to a specific European philosopher. In the letter, argue that this philosopher is incorrect in his or her view about a particular issue. Provide support from your readings...
Sunday, October 4, 2009 at 10:36pm

Philosophy
Hello can someone help me? Philosophy is such a different language for me, I have been reading for hours and feel like I am from another planet... I am supposed to write a pursuasive letter to a european philosopher... Write a persuasive, formal letter to a specific European ...
Sunday, October 4, 2009 at 9:50pm

Philosophy
How are pragmatism and analytic philosophy uniquely American movements? could someone simplify this question for me? I am not sure what it is asking?? Thanks
Thursday, October 1, 2009 at 7:28pm

Psy210
Match the psychological theories with the appropriate statement(s): __Psychodynamic Theory __Trait Theory __Learning Theory __Sociocultural __Humanistic Theory A. Individualism versus collectivism B. Popular theorist Eysenck initiated the five-factor model. C. The healthy ...
Sunday, September 6, 2009 at 11:27pm

English
Please look at my mini-essay and tell me what needs improvement! It's a response to a passage from a book. Thank you. :) Millions of people all around the world are living in the past or looking to the future. “2012 is the end of the world,” “When I was ...
Friday, September 4, 2009 at 3:53pm

AED 204
Final Project: -Consider that each person in the education profession should continually add items to his or her professional portfolio to represent his or her educational philosophy and beliefs. Often, paraprofessional educators forget that the atmoshpree of the classroom is ...
Wednesday, September 2, 2009 at 5:55pm

business ethics
explain which moral philosophy yhou feel is best suited for making business decisions and why
Sunday, August 23, 2009 at 11:02pm

Philosophy
what principles and activities make for an ethical business or organization.
Saturday, August 15, 2009 at 8:39am

Philosophy
Happiness in the contemporary world
Friday, July 10, 2009 at 12:55pm

history & philosophy of science
5 examples of scientific theory
Thursday, June 25, 2009 at 12:57pm

Bus207
"Drug use is information that is rightfully private and only in exceptional cases can an employer claim a right to know about such use." Defend or oppose this statement. How is your response to this assignment consistent with the moral philosophy you described in the...
Friday, June 12, 2009 at 5:52am

crt
For some philosophers, writing is an unfortunate necessity, a means of communication that is at best irrelevant to the philosophical thought it expresses and at worst a barrier to that thought. The words in which the philosophical investigator writes up his or her results, ...
Saturday, June 6, 2009 at 11:44am

Philosophy
how is the capitalis system in Canada different from that of France and the US?
Wednesday, June 3, 2009 at 4:53pm

philosophy
Michael Jordan wore that brand, so those must be the best basketball shoes. What fallacy would this be.
Wednesday, June 3, 2009 at 1:45am

college
DEFINE WHAT IS MEANT BY THE TERM''HUMANITIES''AND EXPLAIN WHAT DISTINGUISHED THE HUMANITIES FROM OTHER MODES OF HUMAN INQUIRY AND EXPRESSION. THEN LIST A CURRENT EX. OF EACH OF THE EXPRESSIONS OF THE HUMANITIES LISTED BELOW AND TELL WHY EACH EX. YOU GIVE ...
Tuesday, June 2, 2009 at 5:21pm

Philosophy
Do you know any good websites where I can find information about the capitalist economic/political system in the US as well as in Denmark and/or France? I tried google but I haven't found a great site or I'm usually given a sentence or 2 about the topic. Thanks in advance
Tuesday, June 2, 2009 at 3:43pm

Philosophy
I have to write an essay (1000 words) on Niezsche (explain the phrase 'God is dead'). So far I have nearly 600 words. I am struggling with it though now. Here is what I have written: Friedrich Nietzsche was a German philosopher of the 19th century. He wrote many ...
Sunday, May 31, 2009 at 7:22pm

TV show lost and philosophy
In class, we are learning about john locke and his view on free will and personal idenity. I know the john locke on the tv show Lost is like him so I was wondering if the philosopher and the tv characters are like regarding personal idenitity and free will.
Sunday, May 24, 2009 at 3:20pm

philosophy
What makes a same person over time according to Thomas Reid. I know that for locke, a same person over time means that your personal idenity and consciousness stay the same. Like you can cut a hand off, but you are still the same person. I read all the website online, but I ...
Friday, May 15, 2009 at 3:24pm

college philosophy
I need a specfic answer not a list of websites because im so confused on this:Why does heidegger think that "care" is the fundamental part of the being of Dasein? Thanks
Tuesday, May 12, 2009 at 8:24pm

College philosophy
Why does heidegger think that care is a fundamental part of being dasein? I have no idea what to write and ive been stuck for a while so any help would be appreciated.
Monday, May 11, 2009 at 7:22pm

philosophy
Do you know any anti-war Christians (Christian pacifists) in philosophy?
Thursday, May 7, 2009 at 7:49pm

English
For some philosophers, writing is an unfortunate necessity, a means of communication that is at best irrelevant to the philosophical thought it expresses and at worst a barrier to that thought. The words in which the philosophical investigator writes up his or her results, ...
Thursday, May 7, 2009 at 1:01pm

Philosophy
I have an assignment that is asking me to create a political campaign ad for two political parties: first party supports traditional moral and political philosophies and another party supports modern moral and political philosophies. I am confused on how to go about this? If ...
Sunday, May 3, 2009 at 8:46pm

philosophy
which pre-socratic philosopher had that most compelling ideas? Briefly summarize the philosophers idea(s). Why do you find these ideas compelling? Include a practical example of the philosophers idea in your response.
Friday, May 1, 2009 at 9:38am

college philosophy
According to Plato what makes something have the state of being good? When something happens that someone wanted to happen, it may not necessarily be good. How does plato feel about that? sorry the way i worded it before it was wierd so i changed it...thanks
Monday, April 27, 2009 at 4:48pm

college philosophy
According to Plato what makes something essentially good? When something happens that someone wanted to happen, it may not necessarily good but how does plato feel about that?
Monday, April 27, 2009 at 4:13pm

college philosophy
Hi im suppose to write an argumentative paper where i have o compae platos beliefs and hindu beliefs in regards to ethics...im pretty confused and i was wondering if there are any specific sites you can give me that compare the two...thanks!
Sunday, April 26, 2009 at 7:40pm

philosophy
I meant for this to go to the question article to be answered, sorry! I would like to know when you say traditional party who or what is the name of the party, could it be democratic, and do they believe that an abortion is ok, that the death penalty is ok, and prayers in the ...
Sunday, April 26, 2009 at 6:23pm

Philosophy
I'm suppose to write a page long analysis about David Hume's beliefs about God..supposedly hes an athesist, but he also says he believes in God the creator..im confused so any help would be great thanks!
Thursday, April 23, 2009 at 8:44pm

Philosophy
What is the Doctrine of the mean by Aristotle?
Wednesday, April 15, 2009 at 6:20pm

Philosophy
What are the advantages and disadvantages of functionalism?
Friday, April 10, 2009 at 2:47pm

philosophy
describe the historical development , key contribution and principle issues of pragmatism, analytic philosophy, and the philosophy of the mind. I have read and read and still getting confused by what they are asking for. Can anyone help me?
Wednesday, April 8, 2009 at 9:57pm

world news
Is there anywhere I can look for 1: how eastern thought/philosophy affets the eastern nations/culture 2: what our western world is like in relation to eastern culture and how eastern thought is starting to leak into our wesstern culture 3: how the eastern thought in the west ...
Saturday, April 4, 2009 at 10:15am

philosophy
Describe the historical developments of both traditional and modern ethics. What is the connection between the two developments?
Saturday, April 4, 2009 at 12:23am

European History
Can anybody help answer one or all of these questions? I'm dying here. Even though the First International died out by 1872, what lessons were learned with regards to workers' liberalsm? What is anarchism? Who were their greatest supporters? How were anarchists ...
Saturday, March 28, 2009 at 9:43pm

philosophy
i am writing a paper on eminent domain and apply the moral theory act ultilitarianism to the case. help having a hardtime starting off.
Sunday, March 22, 2009 at 10:29pm

critical thinking
The philosophers described above make which of the following assumptions about philosophy as a scholarly discipline?
Friday, March 13, 2009 at 10:44pm

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