Consider this question: "Can a person be good without religious faith?" For example, if someone is certain
that no one would ever find out, what prevents them from lying in order to get what they want? If they
don't believe that God will punish them for "
After the fall of the Roman Empire in the west, various "barbarian" groups moved into
Europe and took over to a greater or lesser degree. At the same time, some emperors
of the part of the Empire that had not fallen (known as either the Eastern Roman or
Right, so the Romans have control of the whole Mediterranean world and beyond this week;
they even called the sea, "mare nostrum," our sea. Not a modest people, the Romans. :)
Anyway, Augustus told his successors not to expand any further. How well did la
In your reading this week, you have learned about the various groups that controlled Mesopotamia and
Egypt over the centuries and up to c.1000 B.C. These cultures are called the first civilizations; how would
you justify use of that term? How would you de
Running Head: GREEK PHILOSOPHY AND HISTORY
Week 4: Greek Philosophy and History
GREEK PHILOSOPHY AND HISTORY
Historical description of a certain aspect and why something is done in a certain way is
very important whe
Ancient Egyptian Medicine
8 December 2015
The Ancient Egyptians possessed great knowledge of the human anatomy and the
natural world. From their attempts at treatment of common ailments to their organ
removal techniques during mummificatio
1.Read: Simone De Beauvoir. The Second Sex: Existential Feminism (1949)The Second Sex
Please answer one of the following questions.
What according to Beauvoir are the problems faced by women?
What is it that Beauvoir advocates to allow women to achi
Complete: Discussions (initial post by 11:59 PM ET, Thursday; responses by 11:59 PM ET, Sunday).
Winston Churchill gave his famous Iron Curtain speech at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri, in the
United States (http:/www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/chur
Discuss the origins of World War I. Can any single country be blamed for starting the war?
In what ways did the alliance system, implemented to maintain a peaceful balance of power in Europe, in fact
have the opposite effect?
Discuss the course of the Rus
THE CONDITION OF THE SERFS IN RUSSIA For publishing this unprecedented critique of the miseries and
injustices of serfdom, the author was imprisoned by Catherine II. A certain man left the capital, acquired
a small village of one or two hundred souls [i.e
Review the feature entitled Locke on the Origins of Government Locke.pdf and answer one of the following
What is the state of nature Locke refers to in this passage?
John Locke theory of the State of Nature refers to the theory of Hobbs in the
DQ1. Compare the policies and activities of Louis XIV, Peter the Great, and the
What similarities do you find in the actions of absolute monarchs?
Compare the role of the Russian, Prussian, French, and English
aristocracies in their respe
Aleksandr Radishchev was a leading social critic and philosopher of the Russian Enlightenment.
Aleksandr Radishchev published a critique titled, Journey from St. Petersburg to Moscow in 1790
addressing the shameful injustices of serfdom in Russia. Radishc
What distinctions does Cromwell make between a king and a constable?
Why, on the heels of the English Civil War, did Cromwell find it prudent to refuse
the offer of kingship?
Cromwell refers to a king as a title that was cast aside by God. Cromwell felt t