Category Posts : Philosophy

Empowering the Self

Philosophy / April 23, 2015 / No Comments

A look how, despite the very different fates of the two main characters, Sophocles’ drama `Antigone` demonstrates that for both men and women it is difficult and dangerous to step out of their proper roles.

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Philosophical Conceptions of God

Philosophy / April 23, 2015 / No Comments

An overview of the different conceptions of God in Western philosophy, as found in the Bible (specifically, the Book of Job) and the writings of Plato, St. Thomas Aquinas, Descartes, Kant, and Nietzsche, with an emphasis on proving God’s existence and God’s characteristics. “A majority of philosophers see God as a dependent factor to achieving “the good.” Although some philosophers feel God is detrimental to achieving “the good,” the majority believes God is essential to achieving a healthy soul. While Saint Thomas Aquinas gives five proofs for the existence of God, philosophers such as Kant and DesCartes expand this belief by expressing that “our ultimate good is to be in …..

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Basis of Planning and Forecasting

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The concept of “planning and forecasting” from the basics are explained in this paper including the meaning of forecasting, planning and forecasting, methods of forecasting and techniques of forecasting.

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J.S. Mill’s Harm Principle

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An argument that the liberty to deviate from societal norms, the requisite for producing individuals, certainly yields maximal utility, for the most well-developed person has become the best human that he can possibly be, contra Mill.

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