Summarize and explain Berkeley's arguments for immaterialism as they are presented in the first four sections of 'The Principles of Human Knowledge.'
Summarize Hume's arguments for the basic division of mental contents into impressions and ideas, and the causal priority of impressions (Treatise of Human Nature, Section 1).
Present and explain the main strands of argument from Book 1 of Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics.
I present an overview and structural guideline to book 1 of John Locke's "An Essay Concerning Human Understanding".
Please help with the following problem: How is Augustine platonic and Aquinas aristotelian? Can someone give me an in-depth way of how each is like Plato and Aristotole.
1) For Plato, a just society is one in which . a) there is a classless, egalitarian society. b) each of the classes reflects the tripartite division of the soul. c) "lovers of wisdom" (philosophers) are the "guardians" and/ or police of society. d) The virtue of the rulers is "moderation". 2) The sun and the Good are ali
Please help with ideas for an essay on this subject for a presentation at school for each concept e.g. about a paragraph each. Thanks!
2 page essay on the subject matter
- Compare and contrast at least three of the philosophers as provided below(their points of view rather than their historical lives) - How would you compare them to each other? In what ways are similar/different? Why do agree and disagree with one more than you do another? - Why are the issues that they have chosen to f
Assume Leibniz, Kant and Hume were given the following claim: "Every event is determined by a cause according to constant laws". How would each of the three philosophers defend and explain this claim? Make sure to identify how each of their three philosophical systems differ, especially as regards to causation.
John Stuart Mill's views expressed in his book On Liberty and F. Nietzsche - Need feedback and clarification
I need a short (1/2-1 page) response that answers the following questions: What objection would Nietzsche raise to Mill's notion of individuality? Why would he have an objection? This is concerning the views of Mill expressed in his book, On Liberty. Is it because Mill says that wheather an view or belief
Identify Mill's central problem and trace the steps of the argument he uses to sustain his thesis . How many "steps" are there? Can you please clarify?
My teacher has presented me 7 questions, i need a small paragraph for each question answered: 1. What is the structure of the human soul from from plato, give an example such as temperament, wisdom? 2. Socrates states that nobody does evil voluntarily? 3. Socrates states why wisdom is the highest virtue? 4. plato sta
Describe St. Thomas Aquinas' major contribution to philosophy? Are his ideas relevant today? Why or why not?
Describe the nature and utility of St. Thomas Aquinas' "proofs." Do you feel they hold value today; why or why not?
Describe at least two similarities and two difference between Plato's philosophers and Nietzsche's Overman
Two important similarities and two important differences between Plato's Philosopher and Nietzsche's Overman. For Plato, the Philosopher is 1. A man of wisdom, pursues knowledge with an insatiable curiosity and distinguishes between knowledge and belief. 2. He is a ruler, different from the ruled or the masses, that is, he
Please explain what Hegel's teaching on women and the family is?
Why is the first premise of lycans argument that a computer driven robot could be constructed that has the same moral status as human beings debatable? what is lycans defense of it?
What does Aristotle have to say about Ethics? How does his views about ethics and morality relate to his ideas about happiness, virtues, vices, etc.?
What exactly are we referring when we talk of the Systematic Treatises of Aristotle? Does Aristotle's writings impact us today? Explain and name the different genres (e.g. logic, etc.) in your discussion. Can you provide me with a basic outline of the three genres of Aristotle's writings as well as the divisions within the grou
1 and 1/2 pages a. critically evaluate Thomas argument from necessity in the terms of validity and soundness. how does it turn on the validity of the Aristotelian princle of ' no infinate Regress'?
1 and 1/2pages A. what are the forms and what problem was plato trying to address with his theiry of the forms? b. How does Plato see experience of particular objects as related to knowledge? c. How is aritotle's theory of the forms different from plato's d. What is one weakness of Plato's theory that aritstole was trying to
What is the defining characteristic of a philosopher according to Plato?
According to Plato: a. What is justice in the person/soul b. Why should reason rule the soul
Plato needs to prove the soul has 3 parts...how come?
What is Justice in the city? Plato contends that we have to see whether it applies as well to justice in a person...why does he think this?
What are Aquinas' and Descartes' versions of the first cause argument? What is the distinction between a "causal series" and a "causal hierarchy"? What are the major advantages or disadvantages of each argument in comparison with the other? What are the most controversial premises in each argument?
Hi...I'm trying to understand a concept my teacher said would be on our next quiz which is on The Republic, by Plato, Book 9. The question I'm trying to make certain I get is: why is the unjust man more miserable than a just man? This seems easy but when I read this book 9 Plato is talking about a terrified slave, and that th
This is the question again. ---Who are you? Is there more to this fleshy casing? What makes you who you are? Write a 5 page letter to Ernest Becker explaining who you think you are. ---Use at least three quotes from the photocopied chapter "The Inner World" from his book The Birth and Death of Meaning.