Descartes Freud civilization & its discontents Revised

Name Instructor Institution Date Descartes the method vs Freud civilization & its discontents Descartes the method and Freud civilization and its discontents are exclusive studies that depict the philosophical understanding of the meaning of nature and what happens in human life. They two pieces of writings provide contrasting aspects on key phenomenon that determine human life, choices, perception, critical thinking, and decision-making. According to Donald and Descartes (2), the two studies give meanings of human actions, what people think, perception about diverse social, cultural and religious principles. In particular, Descartes the method holds that it is highly impossible for...

God and Philosophers, or the writer choice.

Name: Tutor Course Date: God and Philosophers Introduction Despite the fact that people have tried to be righteous it has proved to be difficult for the believers to be intellectually healthy Christians. Some people still continue to question themselves on the origin of religion and Christianity. Believing in invisible powers is another question that has continued to puzzle several people. Although there are several questions that remain unanswered as far as religion is concerned several people still believe in God and other supernatural powers. In this excerpt, I will examine why it is difficult, but ultimately not impossible to be an intellectually healthy Christian. Hume’s Natural...

1) provide a topic outline. Points will be deducted if you do not. 2) In the term paper you will compare The Greek World View to the Christian World View (Chapters 1 and 3 of Tarnes’ book The Passion of the Western Mind.

Author’s Name Professor Course Title Due Date Greek and Christian worldview Chapter 1 The Greek worldview is based on the archetypical ideology, a culture that was initiated during the Homeric period. It was an ideology used and embraced by Plato as an aspect in emphasizing on knowledge acquisition. Thus, knowledge is not limited to physical attributes but rather deeply in the soul that is the illuminated by intellects. Therefore, archetypical principle relies mostly on an inner perception of knowledge as opposed to the outer perception. This type of worldview encourages philosophers to study the universe beyond reliance on the essence of appearance. Acquisition of knowledge about the...

The two themes of Antigone

Student’s Name Professor’s Name Course Date The two themes of Antigone Plot The play Antigone is set in ancient Greek society and revolves around the life and tribulations of the main character- Antigone and her family. The plot is developed in relation to three key events that dominate the entire play. It starts from the point when Oedipus who is Antigone’s brother is at the helm as the king of Thebes. The plot then takes another twist when Antigone discovers that her two brothers have died while she was trying to save them. The last bit of the plot unfolds when Antigone decides to take her own life while in detention. When Oedipus passes on in Colonus, Antigone decides to come back...

The value of contemporary higher education

Contemporary higher education has often been in the spotlight in the debate as to whether to prioritize career advancement or impart life-long value. Higher education in many institutions has hung in this tight balance requiring college students themselves curve their path depending on their priorities. Most people pursue college education with the ambition of obtaining a degree and subsequently securing themselves a place in the job market. However, preparation for the real world is just as crucial. Higher education is structured in a way that it strikes the balance between offering technical knowledge and advanced life skills. However, most people have often prioritized career skills at the expense...

What does “Sorrow Acre” teach us about moral choice, normative ethics, and how we ought to live? In other words, what does the story teach us about right action AND the nature of a good life?

Name Professor’s Name Course Date Sorrow-Acre Teachings on Ethics Sorrow-Acre happens in a world dissimilar from that of its envisioned viewers. Nonetheless, it is intended to have teachings for them on how they ought to live. The scene takes place in the backwater of Europe that is Denmark, in the late 18th century, a little time prior to the French and American revolts were to cause alterations in the surrounding of expert witness in the Western sphere and create some of the principles by which the actors in the story live stuff of the previous. The tale is inscribed from the up-to-date stance, conversely, and our standards and morals that are just building their path into the background...

The knower’s perspective is essential in the pursuit of knowledge. To what extent do you agree?

Student’s Name Professor’s Name Course Title Date Is the knower’s perspective important in the theory of knowledge? THESIS STATEMENT. An analysis of the philosophy of knowledge reveals that among the key challenges that need urgent redress is the argument on whether the knower's perspective is essential in the pursuit of knowledge. SUPPORTING THE THESIS Anybody who pursues knowledge ought to have an open mind and exercise flexibility so as to be able to receive information.The learner and the knower share a common goal that is to share knowledge but the perspectives from which they engage are distinctly different. There is, therefore, need for both entities to come into a mutual...

the value doubt

Values of Doubt Name Institution Values of Doubt The Oracle of Delphi s revelation that Socrates was the wisest man on earth is one that caught him with surprise. As far as Socrates was concerned, he was not the wisest man on earth because he knew he had his shortcomings confesses to being ignorant of the answers to many questions that he encountered in his life. However, since lying is against the nature of gods, the Oracle of Delphi could not be lying. Values of Socrates Doubts and importance in making people better, stronger, and free Socrates set on a mission to ascertain if he was the wisest. Socrates interviewed a politician and a renowned philosopher who were regarded by people...

Rant

Student’s Full Name Professor’s Full Name Course Date Philosophy Rant on Aristotle’s Rhetoric and its Influences Introductory Paragraph Motivate: Wanting to, is not the only way to achieve our goals. To be able to actually convey our thoughts into something greater, to persuade those who hear us is the most important part of a successful speech. If we aim to be successful spokespeople, knowing what Rhetoric is, and how to use it is essential. Body Paragraph Topic #1 Point #1: Pathos Supports: Ethos is a word related to the English word "Ethics" it refers to how trustworthy is the person who is giving the speech, or the person who writes the work. Ethos can be used to persuade since...

LMU supplement

Student’s Name Professor’s name Course Date due LMU Supplement In his reference, Fr. Arrupe cited the "least of neighbors" which supposedly refers to the less fortunate or the have-nots in the society. In our current world, people compete amongst themselves for ways in which they can make a living. The rise in social status quo is really growing. It has become difficult for us to think about the society because we want to be rewarded for anything we spend our time and resources on. In this day and age, the majority only agrees to a task if there is a reward for it; they care less whether or not what they do will create a positive impact on someone less fortunate than them, CITATION Ped74 p...