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A 12 page research paper that examines a variety of questions concerning biology and current ideas about how it interacts with religion. Topics explored include memes and the work of Susan Blackmore, Consilience by Edward O. Wilson, the work of Gould and Wolfram, and more. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

A 3 page paper which examines why Ralph Waldo Emerson refers to history as biography as seen in his essay History. No additional sources cited.

Immanuel Kant:

  • 5 page paper

This 5 page paper provides a brief biography of Immanuel Kant as well as providing insight into his basic philosophies. This paper also highlights Kant's approach to education and why he believed it was important. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This 6 page paper discusses the biography of John Tyndall and the important of his Belfast Address. This paper underlines the impact this controversial address had on a great many people and the impact which it contninues to have today. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

This 20 page paper considers the influence of John Locke on British politics. The paper begins with a brief biography in order to ascertain his opportunity to influence society of the time. The writer then considers the general influence of his ideas such as the social contract within modern British politics. The final part of ...

A 20 page paper that consists of four sections: Biography, Historical Context, Ethical Concerns, and Contributions, Influence and Application. The biographical sketch includes Aquinas' birth, education, his choices and what his family did, his activities as a Dominican and other information and, finally, his death. The writer includes comments on why Thomas suddenly stopped ...

This 5 page report discusses a situation in which a company CEO is notified that a product produced by the company may be dangerous by the company’s safety engineer. The CEO informs the corporate attorney. Now what? A very brief overview of the philosophies of Mill, Hobbes, and Kant are presented. The argument made is ...

A 3 page paper which examines whether Ralph Waldo Emerson believes that the transformation of genius into practical power is possible as seen in his essay Experience. No additional sources cited.

This is a 7 page paper discussing aspects of moral and ethical decisions making. The theories of reflective equilibrium by John Rawls, utilitarianism by John Stuart Mill, and most recently Milton Friedman’s view of social responsibility of business, all relate to individual, corporate, governmental and societal moral dilemmas which are as relevant today as when ...

This 8 page paper examines both Bentham and Mill's theories and concludes that a mild form of utilitarianism should be embraced in contemporary corporate America. Specifics are relayed about the two theorist's ideas. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 13 page paper looks at the ethical dilemma of using stem cell research to find a cure or treatments for medical conditions. To consider this the importance of the research is considered and the religious or ethical objections are considered before applying a utilitarian and deontological approaches to determine the right or wrong ethical ...

This 12 page report discusses the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) who was fully convinced that one of the most destructive characteristic of Western culture is the self-deception caused by religion. One of Nietszche's fundamental contentions was that traditional values (represented primarily by Christianity) had lost their power in the lives of individuals. Art cannot flourish in such a situation and ...

This 5 page paper considers positions on the subject by Kant and Ransom and argues that in order to achieve enlightenment, one must be spiritually connected to a higher power and that no man can get in the way. Frederick Douglass and Rousseau are mentioned in the discussion. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 3 page essay on the three types of war: great power, regional, and internal—and the cultural animosities and technologies behind them. The writer supports the argument that the most likely type of war in the future will be internal conflicts. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 6 page paper explores the philosophies of Mihel Foucault in regards to power and knowledge and how it pertains to the study of human interaction. T. Kim Trang Tran's documentary of the plight of Cambodian women under the Khmer Rouge is examined in light of Foucault's theories. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 5 page essay that summarizes and analyzes the philosophical focus of Michel Foucault's Religion and Culture, edited by Jeremy Carrette. Bibliography lists 2 sources, which are both drawn from this volume.

10 pages in length. Marx recognized how steadily society was heading into a downward spiral even as many as nearly two hundred years ago. His insightful theories gave rise to much indignation during his era, however, many have proven quite appropriate for the way in which contemporary society has gone. Nietzsche's philosophical ...

This 5 page paper discusses the idea of morality being based in religion and how both Hume and Aquinas viewed this subject. Furthermore, this paper anticipates and addresses counterpoints to their arguments. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This 11 page paper discusses action and religion in social life as seen by Durkheim, Freud, Weber and Marx. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This 3 page paper examines reason, revelation and tradition in both Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics and in St. Thomas Aquinas' Summa Theologica. It is found that there are both differences and similarities. No additional sources cited.

A 5 page contention that we are currently experiencing the retributions of a general crisis in Western Thought, a crisis that has resulted from the collapse of western metaphysics in the areas of reason, morality, and religion. This crisis has serious implications for culture and the image of man alike. The author of ...

5 pages in length. Charged with disbelieving the gods, Socrates staunchly supported the philosophical perspective of religion over that which was set down by divinity. Religion was not merely a sanctified entity to Socrates but rather a collective composite that included how human beings interpreted its meaning; to this end, he sought to ...

6 pages in length. Quite a solid debate raged within the literary confines of Hume's Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion as to which principle was truly the supreme representational factor of why God would permit so much evil to exist in the world, with Philo taking center stage with his probing accusations of God's morality. ...

This 4 page paper discusses David Hume's work, "Discourses on Natural Religion." It summarizes Cleanthes's argument; Philo's argument; standardizes Cleanthes's; discusses it; and evalutes it. Bibliography lists 3 source.

4 pages in length. The significance of this statement is found within an analysis of Galileo's attempts to defend heliocentrism while at the same time not push away the Church, a rather strenuous challenge that compelled Galileo to wage one of the most important fights for all of mankind. What this suggests about ...

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