Philosophy Essay Examples

The Importance of the Bible

Write out the Ten C’s and explain why they are considered to be so significant You shall have no other Gods but me. You shall not make for yourself any idol, nor bow down to it or worship it. You shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God. You shall remember and keep… View Article

Religion wealth and poverty

(Ai) Outline the Hindu teachings on wealth and poverty. To be wealthy is to have a large amount of money- enough to feed yourself and others. To suffer from poverty is to have very little or no money- not enough to feed yourself and fulfil your physiological needs. Hinduism is a religion, a culture and… View Article

Euthanasia – Good Or Bad?

Euthanasia is the painless killing of a patient suffering from an incurable, deadly and incredibly painful disease or illness. Who is to decide for others? The government? Each and every person has the right to decide about issues such as euthanasia for themselves, nobody else should be able to decide for them as they are… View Article

Outline Christian teaching on Wealth and Poverty

Christians believe that wealth is neither completely good nor bad. Wealth can be a big advantage to those in need an example of a good use of wealth would be building houses and shelter for the homeless, wealth can also promote corruption in our world, providing the incentive for some to abuse their wealth, an… View Article

Mary shellys frankenstein

‘Frankenstein’ was written in 1817 by Mary Shelley. Shelley was from a family of intellectuals and one of the most influential writers of the time and a big part of the Romantic movement. The book is about a man who strives to create the ultimate being, but creates something worse than he could have imagined…. View Article

Business Studies with Specialisms

Discuss the characteristics of the scientific method which makes it superior over other methods as a means of obtaining new and reliable knowledge Introduction Marketing research has borrowed liberally from other disciplines; this is not surprising because research methodologies and techniques have application over many fields of study. Like other emerging disciplines, marketing research theory… View Article

A belief is knowledge if it coheres with other accepted beliefs

Explain and illustrate one criticism of the view that a belief is knowledge if it coheres with other accepted beliefs Coherentism is the Philosophical idea that truths should not be looked at individually. They should rather be looked at, as a whole. The coherence theory can be put into two parts. These are the coherent… View Article

A Small Excerpt From My Autobiography

Insecurity shrouded me like a cold blanket. I wanted to cry, but the tears evaded my pale cheeks, held back by the numbness, the shrill, shrieking numbness that flowed though my veins chilling my blood. Comprehension escaped my every thought. My entire world had just collapsed instantaneously, like a fragile tower built from a pack… View Article

Aesthetics – the issue of the possible existence

Burke follows in the empirical tradition of Locke. He believes that all human knowledge comes out of impressions or sense experiences. We then take these simple bits of knowledge and combine them to form more intricate ideas. Our imagination is limited to use of the knowledge we extract from our impressions and are, therefore, incapable… View Article

What is a person?

What is a person? A fundamental question of our experience of the world, yet one finds it a challenge to distinguish between a person, and a human-being (a representation of the human species -homo-sapiens). The concepts are very simple; they are non-identical and the both concepts can be approached differently. The concept of a person… View Article

War of the worlds

1) WHAT IS “REAL” IN THIS ARTICLE? ANYTHING YOU DESCRIBE AS “REAL,” BACK UP WITH EVIDENCE. In an environment where we are greatly influenced by authorative knowledge, it is immensely difficult to state that anything is “real.” In this article this is exactly the point. The reader is lead to believe certain so called facts… View Article

The Wife of Bath’s Prologue

Does the Wife make a good case for more than one marriage in the first 162 lines of the Wife of Bath’s Prologue? The Wife of Bath clearly believes strongly in a woman’s right to marry freely. However, whether she puts her argument across effectively is a different matter. Her position to marriage is in… View Article

The Rebirth of Dialogue: Bakhtin, Socrates, and the Rhetorical Tradition

Plato wrote dialogues. Mikhail Bakthin constructed a literary theory based on dialogue. And as part of this theoretical work, Bakhtin interpreted the dialogues of Plato. Rhetorical scholars have always been interested in Plato; recently, they have shown considerable interest in Bakhtin as well. Surely, then, someone has already undertaken a systematic study of Plato and… View Article