Category: Philosophers

Plato’s ?oncept

A commonly studied topic in Philosophy is the study of the relationship between the internal and external body; that is to say, the distinction between the body and the soul. There are three basic ‘Theories of the Self. ‘ ‘Self=internal,’ ‘self=unity of internal and external,’ and ‘self as a material body. ‘ The first Theory […]

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Duties and Deontological Ethics

A duty is a moral obligation that an agent has towards another person, such as the duty not to lie. Etymologically, duties are actions that are due to someone else, such as paying money that one owes to a creditor. In a broader sense, duties are simply actions that are morally manditory. Medieval philosophers such […]

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The people usually depend on a maximum age

Thedemand for abortion has increased significantly in recent history, leading torising in the number of sexual harassment to female which then leads toabortion. Abortion itself defined as an intentional removal (or intentionalaction to cause the removal) of a fetus from the womb of a human female.Abortion happens at the request of or through the agency […]

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Scapegoat theory of prejudice

A theory refers to a set of beliefs or perceptions that people have over certain issues and they have either been proved or not. There are many theories that many philosophers and psychologists have come up with and among them are those that relate to prejudice. Prejudice is an irrational and rigid term that is […]

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The Social Contract: Hobbes and Rousseau

Thomas Hobbes, in his work Leviathan, offers us his theory on the nature of man and on how the society is to be construed and how it came to be. Along with several social thinkers who sought explanations behind the emergence of the society through the concept of a social contract, Hobbes’ argument for the […]

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Recent Physics Development

In 1687, English physicist Sir Isaac Newton published Principia, which hypothesizes the inverse-square law of universal gravitation. While Newton was able to formulate his law of gravity in his monumental work, he was deeply uncomfortable with the notion of “action at a distance” which his equations implied. He never, in his words, “assigned the cause […]

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A Substitute Approach for Mainstream Positivist Psychological Research

Psychological research is greatly dependent on the methodology positivism. Positivism rather accepts notions from metaphysics including general and even abstract ideas and that it regard “sense” experience as the “sole and supreme criterion” of human knowledge (Comte, 1853). Therefore, positivism only considers science as the only body of knowledge and that questions arising from metaphysics […]

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“Is believe that this statement is true due

“Is ignorance bliss?” is the central idea of Voltaire. This question means can one live happily not knowing nor understanding the world and our place in it. One must sacrifice their knowledge and curiosity in order to attain bliss. Knowledge overrides bliss because to be inquisitive is human nature.The study of existence and knowledge are […]

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Law beneficial while remaining a force enabling them

Law and order in the ideal political order would simply follow philosopher Jon Stuart Mills Harm Principle. “The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others” (Brink). This meaning that the law would only intervene should the citizen […]

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