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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

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 ...

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 graceful leaps down the hall to ...

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 feeling ...

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 ...

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...

Philosophy
Do you believe abortion is morally permissible? Why or why not?

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.

Philosophy
Between utilitarianism and Kantianism, which moral theory is the most persuasive?

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?

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?

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)?

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 ...

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 ...

Philosophy
Does Rene Descartes provide a persuasive reply to the challenge of skepticism?

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.

Philosophy
Does Rene Descartes provide a persuasive reply to the challenge of skepticism?

Philosophy
Do you believe that humans have free will? Why or why not? Support your response with concrete examples.

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 ...

Philosophy
A major worry among philosophers (including James Rachels) is that determinism threatens moral responsibility. True False I think true

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." c. "The Abu ...

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 ...

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 ...

Philosophy
Do you think the Standford Prison Experiment and Miligram Experiment offer a convincing case that free will is an illusion?

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 ...

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

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

i need help
Which statement BEST describes the philosophy of John Locke?

Philosophy
Between dualism and materialism, which view is most persuasive?

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 is ...

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

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

Philosophy
According to David Hume, there is no continuous, permanent self. Select one: True False I think true

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

Philosophy
According to the Buddha, the self exists. Select one: True False I think false

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

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?

philosophy
Between the Buddha, John Locke, David Hume, and Derek Parfit, which philosopher has the most convincing account of personal identity?

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 ...

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.

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 ...

philosophy
Palato discusses the three levels of cognitive activity. How would one cross the line in orders to achieve understanding?

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

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 called ...

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 that we do; Sartre does not...

Philosophy
Explain Sartre's idea of freedom and compare that to Walter Benjamin's notion of "aura" and 'authenticity".

Philosophy
How does Sartre's idea of "subjectivity" relate to Descartes' "I think"?

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 ...

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 about ...

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-day ...

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. working ...

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. ...

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 just need to know if it ...

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.

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

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

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"?

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?

Philosophy
Can someone please explain Immanuel Kant's view on ethics.

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 of ...

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 ...

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