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A 5 page paper discussing several points discussed by Stephen Clark, including discovering what philosophy is, definitions of reality and truth as they are used in philosophical discussions, how people tend to be alike whether drawn to philosophy or not and which of the ancient philosophers may have been closest to discovering truth. Bibliography ...

A 15 page paper which discusses philosophy from a historical and contemporary standpoint to explore its intention and its impact upon the general public. To illustrate the influence of philosophy on man, the works of the ancient Greeks, Confucius, Rene Descartes, Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, David Hume, Immanuel Kant, John Stuart Mill, Friedrich Nietzsche ...

This 5 page paper considers the perspectives of philosophers like Kant, Locke and Nietzche regarding the nature of causality in understanding human existence and perspectives on issues like idolatry and religion. This paper relates the perspectives of Kant in works like 'Critique of Pure Reason' to Locke's 'An Essay Concerning Human Understanding' and Nietzche's ...

A 5 page research essay which shows how philosophy relates to all of the other disciplines. Relationships formed by the writer include those between various philosophers and government, biology, genetics, education, literature, art, sociology, psychology, scientific method, and computer science. Bibliography lists 13 sources.

Plato Vs. Hobbes

  • 10 page paper

A 10 page, critical comparison of views presented by Plato in 'The Republic' and by Hobbes in 'Leviathan' as they relate to evaluative assessments of various governmental forms & political theory. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

Plato vs. Hobbes # 2

  • 6 page paper

A 6 page analytical comparison of views on Democracy and the state as argued by Plato in his 'Republic' and Hobbes in 'Leviathan.' No additional bibliographic references.

A 6 page paper that provides an overview of Hobbes metaphysical considerations as they relate to both politics and religion and considers these elements in terms of Hobbes' Leviathan. No additional sources cited.

A 5 page paper on the views and Philosophies of Thomas Hobbes. The writer provides a brief history on Hobbes' life, but mainly talkes about his political and social beleifs. Bibliography included.

This 10 page report discusses the ideas of Thomas Hobbes as they applied to the modern dilemma of security. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Approximately 9 pages worth of short essays on Hobbes and Sartre including theoretical examples of how they would most likely contradict one another on various issues. No Bibliography.

7 pages worth of essays comparing the philosophies of Sartre with those of Plato and anticipating how one would criticize the other's reasoning. Sartre is regarded as more of a humanist than Plato and another philosopher -- Hobbes is also brought into the discussion as the writer makes relevant comparison between 'The Republic' and 'Leviathan.' ...

War is Inevitable

  • 14 page paper

A 14 page paper which addresses the inevitability of war. The first portion of the paper is examined using Thomas Hobbes' work 'Of the First and Second Natural Laws, and of Contracts.' The inherent nature of man is to protect himself at all costs. This is our way of surviving. We have not gotten ...

A 4 page paper discussing Thomas Hobbes' philosophy of the nature of man contrasted with that of St. Augustine. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 10 page essay on Sartre's theories concerning the structure of being and the nature of consciousness. The writer analyzes and critiques Sartre's philosophy providing a number of insightful examples in this well-reasoned essay. No Bibliography.

A 4 page essay examining how Thomas Hobbes' state of nature is an 'inference from the passions' of human kind. When Hobbes discovered Euclid's methods of logic, he set about examining the need for and the inevitability of the existence of government using Euclid's methods. Hobbes began with three basic assumptions from which ...

An 8 page paper that considers the claim that Hobbes and Burke, --though there are few similarities in the views they expressed--, share the role as founders of modern conservatism and compares their views on man, human nature and government with the views of liberals like Mill and Locke. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 7 page paper that discusses the impact that Francis Bacon had on the development of writings by Thomas Hobbes. Though Hobbes has denied, by omission, any correlation between the development of his philosophical theories and the year he spent in the employee of Francis Bacon, critics and philosophical scholars alike have compared their ...

A 5 page paper that provides an overview of Sartre's existential beliefs in regards to moral certainty. Sartre attacks moral certainty based on his belief that each man is solely responsible for his own actions, and therefore, any collective determinant of morality would not exist. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

This 12 page paper compares Quintilian's and Kenneth Burke's thoughts on the subject of rhetoric, offering some examples of how each approached persuasion and argument. Many similarities exist between the two such as their emphasis on moral and ethical acts. Quintilian's schema for teaching one how to become a perfect orator is included as are ...

In 16 pages the author discuses "The Saturated Self" and "The Hunt for Red October." "The Saturated Self: Dilemmas of Identity in Contemporary Life " by Kenneth J. Gergen is a study of how travel and communications technology has fragmented experience such that one's idea of the self is obsolete. Gergen states that ...

A 10 page paper that describes the basis for Descartes Cartesian Circle, and then presents the perspectives of two recognized theorists, who challenge the applicability of Descartes mathematical processes. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 5 page paper that describes Descartes basic theory behind the development of intellect and knowledge as they relate to perceptions of experience. Descartes believes that any understanding of intellect or knowledge of the world around must be based in a deductive process of the mind and not in the constantly variable realm of experience. ...

A 6 page essay summarizing the important points of this major work in philosophy. The writer covers each of the meditations plus preface, explaining their relationship to one another and tracing the arguments presented. No additional sources cited.

A 9 page analysis of Descartes' Discourse and Meditations in regards to how they relate to the modern world. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 5 page essay explaining Descartes philosophy and why it was so revolutionary.

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