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    Does God Exist?

    Looking for a readers digest version to the following questions. Argument: Does God exist? If so, did he create the universe? Why? Why do philosophers seek such proof? Is it necessary?

    Does God really exist?

    What is the best (simple) argument and why? Why have many philosophers sought to seek such truth and why is it necessary to do so? Noticed that one debate seems to appear regularly from design is how the universe was created. This lead into the discussion of who/how the micro organisms came into fusing the universe together.

    Deductive Argument

    Working with reduction ad absurdum Identify the reduction ad absurdum argument pattern in each of the passages below. That is, specify the claim to be proven, the assumption that is made, the conclusion that one is supposed t have to draw from that assumption, the reason for thinking that conclusion to be implausible, and the

    Epistemological Perspective using Kant Parallels

    Can someone explain the epistemological perspective using "Immanuel Kant" which parallels your viewpoint of truth to which the human mind grasps reality? In addition, provide a reader's digest "simplified" way of understanding the mind ability to understand its world? Finally, presenting a person's viewpoint on whether

    The epistemological perspective

    Can someone explain or provide an example of the epistemological perspective that most coincides with your point of view of truth and the way that a human mind grasps reality? I am not sure I understand this issue. Also, can you elaborate or explain why it is the best explanation as to why the mind is able to understand its w

    Respect and Fairness Discussion

    What is respect and fairness exactly? Is this a criterion in one of the ethical theories (Utilitarian, Deontology, Virtue, and Ethics)? Why?

    Analyzing viewpoints influenced by philosophy

    Many of us have strong viewpoints that are influenced by philosophy, often without realizing it. What is your take either on politics, religion, science, culture, or even the media and entertainment—that might be observed as being associated to philosophy. What are your reasons for that belief? Do you have a specific phi

    Non-Experimental Research Methods

    Describe how correlational and survey research are used in non-experimental research. Could you use either or both of these two non-experimental methods in your hypothetical study? What types of conclusions can you make, and why? Is it possible to use correlational and survey methods as part of a true experiment? If so, how? Bri

    What is Morality?

    This is the assignment... I need help in obtaining information on this subject. Please provide citations and references so that I will be able to research the material as well. Part 1: What is Morality? Read the following article by Jay Feldman and answer the questions that follow: There was a time in the not so dista

    How Do We Identify Illogical Arguments?

    I need help with answering the following questions. Preferably 2-3 pages worth of information to pull from. In philosophy, a logical error is called a logical fallacy. There are many logical fallacies to watch out for when making or evaluating a philosophical argument. Demonstrate your understanding of each of the follow

    Does a new theory need to be based on another theory?

    I disagree with this statement: "A study that tries to construct a new theory must be based on another theory because the research question cannot be generated from vacuum." I believe one theory is not dependent of another for research question. But, can anyone help me to elaborate on why?

    The Turing Test

    Present three specific questions that you would ask in the Turing Test to determine if something is real or artificial intelligence. Explain why you think these questions would be the type to reveal the computer to be a computer? Why would these responses have to be given by a human being? (If you don't think there are such ques

    Ethics of Weisel's research

    What are your thoughts in regards to the ethics of Weisel's research? Do his findings justify the relative deprivation of the animal's senses? Would such an experiment be supported by today's research institutes? Why or why not?

    Critical Thinking Style Questions

    Six 'critical thinking' style questions are presented along with solutions and explanations of the solutions. The questions concern the evaluation of arguments and identification of logical fallacies.

    Bill Joy and the Dangers of Technologies

    Bill Joy expresses a powerful pessimism about the dangers of technologies that may be developed later in our century. Joy also a muted optimism about humans' ability to use ethical principles to avoid those dangers. What are Joy's best reasons for being pessimistic? What are his strongest reasons for expressing optimism? As you

    Government Surveillance

    In "In Praise of Big Brother: Why We Should Learn to Stop Worrying and Love (Some) Government Surveillance", James Stacey Taylor argues for the optimistic conclusion that, with the right legal and procedural safeguards, large-scale governance surveillance would have many positive consequences. What are Taylor's best reasons for

    Technology and Social Justice

    In "Technology and Social Justice," Freeman Dyson expresses a deep optimism about humans' ability to use technological innovation to increase social justice. Exactly how does Dyson answer pessimistic doubts that technological innovations frequently serve to increase social oppression and inequality? What is your assessment of th

    I'd Hammer Out Freedom: Technology as Politics and Culture

    In "I'd Hammer Out Freedom: Technology as Politics and Culture," Richard Sclove argues that we should do more to acknowledge technology's 'polypotency.' What does this term mean, why does Sclove think that it is important to acknowledge this characteristic of technology? Do you agree with Sclove that technology has this charact

    Creativity and Innovative Ways to Solve Problems

    #1: Describe the most creative people you know. What are their personality characteristics, living styles, and creating methods? #2: Benjamin Franklin said that if everyone is thinking alike, then no one is thinking. Can you give examples of politicians, scientists, public figures or students who are thinking alike? Can you

    Marxism and Functionalism Study

    Introduction, Research Questions, and 8-entry Annotated Bibliography Prepare the following: - An APA formatted reference list entry for each of the 8 articles that you have found. - A 1-paragraph summary, following Creswell's guidelines, of each article that you have found. - A brief rationale for the selection of each i

    Veterans Affairs - Quality of Life

    Explain why veterans benefits undergo so much red tape? Why are the so many homeless veterans and what is the quality of the service they receive? Do veterans receive fair compensation for their service connected disabilities? Basically, I want to gather some information that discusses the quality of life/services for our disabl

    Theories and Theorists

    Dear Sir/Ma'am, Please be informed that I am pursuing a Ph.D at Walden University, in Public Policy and Administration. This assignment will be followed by another two assignments based on it. Please help me with the following questions. This week, you will submit the Theories and Theorists assignment from Week 3. T

    Structural Functionalism and Marxism

    Describe the basic tenets of Functionalism and Marxism. Who are the theorist(s) and what are the sources of the theories (key articles or books)? Analyze the relationship between the too. Why are these theories so important to the social sciences?

    Criminal and Immoral Behavior stunt development

    What impediments to personal development do criminal and immoral acts cause against individuals? This would actually make for an interesting discussion or research paper. There are several terms that should be defined prior to answering this question. Consider the following: The term "personal development" could be defin

    Praxis and Socratic Method

    1. What are Praxis and the Socratic Method? How are they related? 2. How does Cornel West model Praxis, in the tradition of Socrates? 2 paragraphs each.

    Types of Fallacies

    I am having issues trying to find fallacies in articles that I am reading. Can you please review the attached document referring Mitt Romney and let me know what fallacies you find and explain why it is that certain type of fallacy. Romney to bus a move Campaign: 6 state tour to highlight concerns of working Americans UPDA

    Critical Thinking: Proverb

    A Vietnamese proverb says, "The mouse does not know life until it has been into the mouth of the cat." What are the implications of the proverb for you on both a scientific and a personal level? Would your answers change it you considered this questions from a cultural background other than your own? How?

    Newspaper Column on Global Warming

    Suppose you are a newspaper columnist asked to address the issue of global warming and energy in the next editorial blog of your newspaper's website. Which techniques should you use to present your ideas and to persuade your audience effectively? Which approaches should you use to communicate your ideas effectively?

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