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Philosophy is the rational study of fundamental and general problems, including knowledge, reason, values, existence, and language. Philosophers, such as Aristotle and Plato, are persons who act based on the rules of practical wisdom. They are considered “lovers of wisdom.”
When translated, pendura is a word that means something is hangingoff of something else. A shirt hanging on a hanger in your closetwould be a good example.
Metaphysics is not a school or tradition but rather asub-discipline within philosophy, as are ethics ,logic and epistemology . Like many philosophicalterms, "metaphysics" can be understood in a variety of ways, so anydiscussion of Bertrand Russell's metaphysics must select from amongthe various...
Your question is confusing, however, morality
The school's name was the Periapetic school. Periapetic means walk in Greek. He named it this, because he had long talks with his smarter students while walking through the gardens of Lesbos.
He got his ideas from Sigmund Freud.
The idea that a person studying ethics in moral philosophy is justgoing to end up running into misconception after misconception.
No, doing nothing is impossible. To do nothing means not do anything at all, but doing nothing also means that you're doing something: nothing. Therefore, you're doing something even if you ever manage to do nothing.
Some say the purpose of life is procreation, however if this is the only purpose of life that we experience then what is the point of anything? The continuous Circe of birth and death is fueled by the belief that continuing to breed is the reason we are here, however this may be a personal purpose...
Pythagoras thought of triangles and a system of them in mathematics, he would take in people and teach them, they had their own "secret society" and did not explain information with outsiders. I'm not sure if information explaining their belief in universe exists but I could be wrong.
Because He found and named NH
Aristotle had two wives his first was Pythias, who died. Then he married Herpyllis who together they had a child named Nichomachus.
"Global culture", meaning a culture interconnected worldwide? "Aculture of conflict", meaning a culture that is in conflict withitself? I think the statement makes sense, as human nature hasalways been in conflict with itself, which leads to tension andconfusion in all areas of human culture ...
Yes, uniquely so. The people, the cultures, languages, natural wonders, religions, and ethnic groups of the world are simply beautiful and amazing
Moral rationalism which is also known as ethical rationalism is aview in meta ethics, according to which moral truths are knowable apriori,by reason alone.
Yes, he was a priest.
From Spark Notes: "He delineates how best to minimize discord,disagreement, and factionalism within society-whether between stateand church, between rival governments, or between differentcontending philosophies. Hobbes believes that any such conflictleads to civil war. He holds that any form of...
yah that's based on it because he mention separation of power
This is the aurgument between parson and mertons. Parson feels that the society is made up of the whole part and every part is useful while merton says that the society can function without the other parts.
One is that the purpose of a correctional organization is to punish offenders. Another is that the purpose of a correction organization is to rehabilitate offenders. .
He faught for tolerence, freedom of religion, and free speech.
Many young pullets lay a few "test" eggs as their reproductive system develops. Some eggs first laid are yolkless or mis-shaped. It takes a few days for the hen to start producing optimum size eggs typical for her individual breed.
Machiavelli believes power is legitimized by a prince's ability to defend his kingdom from foreign threats and maintain domestic order. Machiavelli is a realist; he asserts that the ends justify the means in terms of keeping his subjects in order, thereby legitimizing his reign. "There are only...
For Marx (and Lenin) the "haves" were those who controlled thesocietal mode of material production, and also the societal modesof symbolic production. The "have-not's" were those who weredependent upon those controlling, particularly, the material modeof production. This is all very simply...
The ultimate goal of philosophy is to better understand humannature.
Well, there are many books with Utopian societies, but my twopersonal favorites are The Giver by Lois Lowry and Utopia by Sir Thomas More.
Marxist feminism def; Marxist feminism is a sub-type of feminist theory which focuses on the dismantling of capitalism as a way of liberating women. Marxist feminism states that private property, which gives rise to economic inequality, dependence, political confusion, and ultimately unhealthy...
Class struggle in the 19th century differed from earlier class struggles, this remains true today, in that the class struggle was between the bourgeoisie and the proletariat, the capitalists and the wage-slaves. This fundamental fact changes everything, class struggle under feudalism is radically...
Values are every day guides that help one to live out their ultimate life purpose.
Pythagoras of Samos was an Ionian Greek mathematician who founded a religious movement and came up with Pythagorean Theorum. Other theories include arguments that the theory predates him, or that it was rediscovered and popularized by one of his students.
According to Bodin's absolutism, the prince is sole sovereign under God, so no. Bodin allows political bodies such as assemblies or états généraux of nobility, clergy and bourgeoisie to set some limits to these powers, but they are not shared.
The Scientific Method was designed to gather, test, and explain information.
The theorem is best described "If the hypotenuse and an acute angle of a right triangle are equal respectively to the corresponding parts of another right triangle, then the triangles are congruent."
François-Marie Arouet was a poet born in 1694 in Paris, France.Voltaire is built on an anagram of his surname created as thefollowing; Arouet, or Arovet, then nicknamed: Arovet Le Jeune(Arovet The Young), which gave: AROVELTI in latin. . Therefore, it was obtained from capital letters AROUET L(e...
Abolition of private property and the application of all rent to public purpose. . A heavy progressive or graduated income tax. . Abolition of all rights of inheritance. . Confiscation of the property of all emigrants and rebels. . Centralization of credit in the hands of the State, by means of a...
He created the civil service examinations and made an impact so that men can do government jobs.
This idea was proposed by Karl Marx, and is believed today by various Marxists and collectivists, as well as anarcho-syndicalists. SocialistsThe communists. Answer 2: Karl Marks. Marks defined socialism as the first sage of convertinga capitalist economy to a communist society. Socialism is...
Animal's classifications were done by the famous Greek philosopher, Aristotle (384-322 B.C.). For this reason, he is known as the Father of Zoology. The animals were divided into two main groups: 1. Anaima : Animals without red blood comprise this group, which is further subdivided into...
Different traditions of how children should respect their elders require different specific behaviours, but they all boil down to two things: obedience and respect.
Karl Marx is represented by Old Major in the book and is the founder of communism/animalism.
The exercise of the intellect at the expense of the emotions. . The theory that knowledge is wholly or mainly derived from pure reason; rationalism.
Nelson Mandela had made a contribution to the end of South African apartheid by standing up for civil rights for black South Africans. He was then elected as president of South Africa, where his example of forgiving and peacefully interacting with people who had recently marginalized and...
yes her name was godzilla
Rene Descartes was important even dubbed "the father of modern philosophy", but it was Jaque Chirac who coined the term.
Sir Thomas More in his book Utopia in 1516
Depends on who you ask. Most people; regrettably, are religious, so they think god is the standard for absolute truth and justice. Others think there is no such thing and we're just reacting to other people.
our house garden by planting flowers and trees .
Yes, strong arguments can be based on false premises, made-up "facts," iffy scientific "evidence," etc. It is actually fairly common.
His health is not very good, as Descartes has been dead forhundreds of years.
David Hume was considered first an Empiricist who was somewhat into Skepticism. He would fall into the category of other Empiricists like John Locke, Aristotle and George Berkeley.
The writer of the Surrealist Manifesto was the charismatic French author and poet Andre Breton, who also subsequently started the Surrealist group of avantgarde artists and writers including figures such as Salvador Dali, Eileen Agar, Paul Edouard, Gala Edouard, Max Ernst, Joan Miro and others. The...
The ideas of Marx and Engels did not acheive much of a following until after the Russian Revolution. From the 1890's onwards their influence steadily grew but the names of Marx and Engels did not become world famous until after the Bolsheviks took state power in Russia. Their ideas gained so much...
Definition of a Hero: Ordinary person who commits an extra-ordinary act under extra-ordinary circumstances. (ie; someone who runs into a burning building to save somebody else's life is a hero).
Pythagoras was an ancient scientist & mathematician, notroyalty.
No, but in time of war it's kill or be killed...
Sophroniscus is his dad. and his mom is Phaenarete
if you are not a fool then u can do it lol
rene descartes grew up in lattaye,france.
belief that a monarch's authority to rule comes from a supreme being
The answer is Feudalism, Capitalism, Socialism, Communism. You're welcome.
Note: this question calls for opinions, and here are some from our contributors. It should be noted that the term "racist" was not in common use when Marx lived. Some sources do acknowledge that he displayed certain prejudices, and those prejudices can be seen in some of his writings. what our...
Pythagoras of Samos discovered the numerical relationship of musical harmonies.
Basically, Confuscius advocated a polite, orderly society. The basic reference source for Confucianism is the I Ching. Even though that book is often used for the purpose of divination, it is actually a compilation of Confucian wisdom.. Edited:. MAIN TEACHINGS: . 1. Proper social behaviour :...
Confucius became a teacher because he wanted to teach the young minds the way of Confucianism. Read more: http://wiki.answers.com/How_did_Confucius_become_a_teacher#ixzz1BaF1G3Yj
René Descartes believed that every human us a "noble savage" when in the state of nature.
no because sound is something you hear and if nobody hears it there is no sound.
The difference between like and love is... Like: is when you have a crush. Love: is when you think you found the one you want to be withforever and always. When you love somebody, you love all of them even if some of thethings they do drive you crazy. Like is not as deep as love is, Like is just...
All humans at the moment. And any sentient being that we meet, discover or create.
Soren Kierkegaard (1813-1855) was a Danish philosopher, theologian and psychologist. He is considered by some to be the father of existentialism both theistic and atheistic. He wrote that faith is not a decision based upon evidence because the level of evidence required is unavailable. He argued...
Iago alludes to Machiavelli in some of his soliloquies, andembodies Machiavelli's tenets in his behavior.
Philosopher Jean-Jacques Rosseau
One Category here at WikiAnswers that the Human rights questions are initially being put into is the International Laws category as human rights issues are in general a world wide concern. As categories are added on a regular basis it is possible for these questions to be moved out their current...
Theories of value, or value theory, is a philosophy that examineswhat people value, how much they value it, and why. Value theory isoften applied economically in an exchange of goods, but can also beapplied ethically with regards to virtue and vice.
It is possible that it is because the eggs that she is laying are larger than they should be, like if it is laying double yoke eggs. I would see if you are getting double yoke eggs, and if you are, than try to find out if it is her that is laying them. If that doesn't help than I don't know. I hope...
The doctorate would take approximately four years post bachelor's to complete. The degree can run up to 60 credits in coursework particular to a specific field of study. The actual length of time depends much on how long it takes a student to prepare and defend their dissertation which typically...
If free speech is of value, yes.
O.J Simpson, Flipping hypocrite.
I don't know, I'd have to be a fool to answer this question!
Marx and Engels believed that one of the ways to understand a particular society was to study what class of people in that society controlled the means of production.
the process or action of remembering times past or recalling the days of your youth, etc.
That depends on whether or not you believe in the Mayan Calendar and it's supposed prediction of the end of the world. The Mayan Calendar will come to an end on December 21, 2012, and some propose this will be the end of time.
Pythagoras' children are variously stated to have included a son,Telauges, and three daughters, Damo, Arignote, and Myia
His children are variously stated to have included a son, Telauges , and three daughters, Damo , Arignote ,and Myia