Category: Philosophers

Debate in psychology

Researchers and theorists have long been interested in whether perceptual abilities are predominantly inborn or are a product of learning processes. This question forms part of the wider nature-nurture debate in psychology. Psychologists on the ‘nature’ side of the debate, referred to as ‘nativists’, argue that the abilities are innate and arise from inherited genetic […]

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hundred years

hundred years BY ppate1220 A couple of hundred years ago, Benjamin Franklin shared with the world the secret of his success. Never leave that till tomorrow, he said, which you can do today. This is the man who discovered electricity. You think more people would listen to what he had to say. I don’t know […]

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19th Century Conservatism

Europe was undergoing immense change in the 19th century, good and sometimes bad. There are two basic sides in the debate about change. There are the conservatives who are happy to keep the way the things they are and liberals who weren’t. Conservatives wanted to maintain tradition, specifically the king, the rights of nobles and […]

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Immanuel Kant’s Categorical Imperative; It’s Application on the Moral Responsibility

Immanuel Kant’s Categorical Imperative: Its Application To the Moral Responsibility of the Staff of the Metropolitan Cathedral of Immaculate Conception A Research Paper Submitted to Mrs. Ruzzel L. Nazario English Department Pastor Bonus Seminary College of Philosophy In Partial Fulfilment of the Course English Requirements in English 103 (Technical Writing) by Sem. Esper Sy Manginsay […]

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Sophie’s World Reaction

Tyler Buck Ms. Halco Honors English II, P. 4 02/09/10 Reaction PaperIn Jostein Gaarder’s, Sophie’s World, Ms. Gaarder is able to effectively combine two stories within a story to help us find the true meaning of our lives by studying the history of philosophy. I noticed that although the story is written as a textbook […]

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Augustine

It was through Roman historian Cicero where Saint Augustine was able to learn about Academic Skepticism. However, he did not believe in such because of creating theories of his own. These theories were used during the middle ages at a time were Christianity came into existence. He said that Academic Skepticism has three flaws. As […]

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