Philosophy

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What are the 2 limitations on any claim of rights &/or liberties? Give examples to illustrate the limitations.

PHILOSOPHY   1) What are the 2 limitations on any claim of rights &/or liberties?  Give examples to illustrate the limitations....

Malcolm X offers solutions to address racist oppression. What do you think of his approach?

Discussion question: Malcolm X offers solutions to address racist oppression. What do you think of his approach?  In developing your response, consider Malcolm X's personal experiences and the place of African-Americans during his lifetime....

Augustine discusses the notion of the evil will. Does he feel that we are morally responsible for our choices? Do you agree? Explain

Discussion question: Augustine discusses the notion of the evil will. Does he feel that we are morally responsible for our choices? Do you agree?  Explain....

What is the term for the theory that every decision needs to be calculated for its hedonic score?

Question 1 (1 point)   What is the term for the theory that every decision needs to be calculated for its hedonic score? ...

To be valid, a contract must meet certain conditions. But a key concept of social contract theory (contractualism) seems to stretch or even violate one of those validating conditions.

Question 2 (1 point)   To be valid, a contract must meet certain conditions.  But a key concept of social contract theory (contractualism) seems to stretch or even violate one of those ...

People sometimes lament that success is often socially defined as the ‘5Cs’. They don’t find that appealing. And when we ask what’s a better notion of success, many would point to something within the individual.

People sometimes lament that success is often socially defined as the ‘5Cs’. They don’t find that appealing. And when we ask what’s a better notion of success, many would point to something within the individual. We considered 2 such views in class....

Why did Gandhi believe in non-violence? Discuss your thoughts on Gandhi’s philosophy.

Q Discussion question: Why did Gandhi believe in non-violence? Discuss your thoughts on Gandhi’s philosophy.   Material to use: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2GgK_Nq9NLw&feature=emb_logo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xD7olvlc8Zc&feature...

Give an account of the role of women in early Christianity based on Letters of St. Paul, Eisler (The Chalice and the Blade Ch.9) and The Gnostic Gospels excerpt by Elaine Pagels.

This essay has to be between 500 and 800 words.II WOMEN IN EARLY CHRISTIANITYAnswer all parts of this prompt in the proper order.Give an account of the role of women in early Christianity based on Letters of St. Paul, Eisler (The Chali...

Is the Buddha’s moral philosophy pessimistic? What does it say to the believer?

Discussion question: Is the Buddha’s moral philosophy pessimistic? What does it say to the believer?   Material to use: https://study.com/academy/lesson/the-three-baskets-and-the-dhammapada-description-overview.html https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vc7_VyVXDLs&feature=emb_logo...

Svetaketu returns from his formal education thinking he knows much; however, his father teaches him that he missed the most important lesson.

Write a critical essay (1,200 words, 4 to 5 double spaced pages) on one of the following topics.This is a research paper; therefore, all primary and secondary sources must be cited. In other words, your paper must include a bibliograp...

John Rawls believed society should provide a welfare safety net for the least advantaged. Do you agree or disagree? Explain.

Discussion 5 John Rawls believed society should provide a welfare safety net for the least advantaged. Do you agree or disagree?  Explain. More info: ...

What do you think this philosopher is saying about the human experience? What does this philosopher believe is our human purpose or goal?

Philosophy 100: Reading Review Assignment Students must complete and submit this assignment five times during the period of the course. Student Name: _______________ &nbs...

Aristotle argues that emotions have something to do with virtue. Do you agree? Discuss some of the characteristics a virtuous person would possess.

Discussion 4: Aristotle argues that emotions have something to do with virtue. Do you agree? Discuss some of the characteristics a virtuous person would possess. Maximum length: 10-15 sentences Optional Material: https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/ethics-virtue/ https://www.youtube.com/watch...

Discuss Plato’s theory on knowledge. How does Plato link epistemology to ethics?

I need an essay. Topic: Discuss Plato’s theory on knowledge. How does Plato link epistemology to ethics?...

In making ethical choices, which perspective do you prefer -- Kant’s argument emphasizing reason and good will, or Mill’s view which stresses the consequences of an action?

Discussion question: In making ethical choices, which perspective do you prefer -- Kant’s argument emphasizing reason and good will, or Mill’s view which stresses the consequences of an action?  Why? Answer needs to be one or two paragraphs, maximum 10 sentences. Required material for this week: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=5&v=CUvy3zqPX1g&f...