21 April 2016
U.K.s Sugar Tax Explained Using Ethics
In the U.K., as a campaign against obesity, the Chancellor called for a tax on
beverages with high amounts of sugar. This focuses mainly on sugary bubbly drin
22 May 2016
Final Paper Proposal
The topic for my paper is forced chemotherapy on a teenager. Cassandra Callender was
17 years old when she was diagnose with Hodgkin Lymphoma. She refused to poison her body
Phil 104 Intro to Ethics
3 March 2016
Modifying the Ethics of Trolley Problems
Trolley problems are basically lose-lose situations. Someone will be negatively affected
in this situation no matter what. The two problems that are exp
2 June 2016
Ethics of Cancer
Cassandra Callender was 17 years old when she was diagnosed with Hodgkins
Lymphoma. Callender and her mother wanted to get a second opinion to make sure that
the cancer diagnosis is
Refer to Notebook for Tables / Notes beforehand.
Sapir-Whorf (2 american 20th century linguists)
1. Aristoteliav Illustration
2. Grammar: Subject/Predicate
3. Ontology: Substance/Property
According to free will our actions are restricted by limitations. Free will is
aptitude and ability to choose a course of action over the alternatives.
Determinism denies free will in the accounts that there is only on
Levinas Philosophy is entirely focused of the other because the
western/community thought is focused on self.
If we dont consider the right of the other man is dangerous (the other is vulnerable)
Society is centered on the rights of the self and
Nietzsche: What is Nietzsches critique of Christianity?
The 18th and 19th centuries are characterized by the world of secularism. The rise
of the secular age replaced the medieval period. The reason the age of medieval per
Philosophy is often difficult because philosophers peak of the unspeakable in a
4 step initiation
pencil underline what you do understand
When learning about history, we allow ourselves a glimpse into the past. In history class
we acquire our information through textbooks and the information is pretty straightforward. The
history textbooks basically
Kant believes that humans are rational beings who are capable of making
decisions. Kant starts off his argument by talking about the talents of the mind, which are
intelligence, judgments and w
In War and Massacre, Thomas Nagel argues that there are limits on what
can be done to an enemy even when its for the sake of the overall good. Nagel
mentions that there are limits on who counts as a legitimate ta
Socrates Believes that psychic harmony is the greatest good, and that the
result of it is moral (rational) behavior. He also believes that if you have a
healthy body and soul then you are in psychic harmony w
"Society's Restraint to Social Reform"
Of the many chatted words in the social reform vocabulary of Canadians
the term workfare seems to stimulate much debate and emotion. Along with the
notions of self-sufficiency, employabil
Steven O'Brien, Psy.D
Sleep, why do people sleep at all? Why can't we just stay awake?
Some biologist suggest that sleep provides the opportunity to conduct
self-repair and purge the body of it's waste that has built up duri
B.F. Skinner, in his novel Walden Two, presents many arguments about how
foresees a positive change in the world through manipulation of behavior on the
level. Sigmund Freud, in his works, specifically Civilization and Its
Sigmund Freud, an Austrian born during the Habsburg Monarchy, was one of the
trailblazers of modern-day psychology. The american historiam william johnston
sees freud, the father of psychoanalysis, among those personalities "that one
made austria a shinin
December 18, 1996
Silence of the Lambs
The Battle Between Two Evils
In the novel, Silence of the Lambs, we see two different extremes of
evil. Dr. Chilton is evil in one respect, while Dr. Hannibal Lecter is evil in
his own unique way. Dr.
On page 132 we read "Everything that was not suffered to the end and finally
concluded, recurred, and the same sorrows were undergone." What does this mean
in regards to Siddhartha and any other of the characters in Hesse's story? Do
you agree with this s
I feel as though I have no choice but to be a skeptic about our ability to
know the world on the sense experience given the information that is being
Our senses are touching, hearing, smelling and tasting, I
believe it is quite possible that a
Separation or Assimilation?
Our country, The United States of America, was essentially founded on the
principles of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness through solidarity of
human kind. In Bernard R. Boxill's article, "Separation or Assimilat
A weird idea of much interest is that of reincarnation. What is
reincarnation? Some say it's the fact that a person's soul lives without a
body and throughout the years possesses different bodies. Is this true or is
reincarnation the result
Relativism: The Tangible Theory
Since the beginning of rational thought, philosophers have searched for
the true meaning of morality.
Many theorists have attempted to answer this
question with reasoning, in an attempt to find a universal set of ru
written by: Sivan Kaplan
Reincarnation is the belief that after death, one's soul keeps existing and
is reborn another person or animal. It keeps reborning until it redeems itself.
Then it returns
Pythagorean Philosophy and its influence on Musical Instrumentation
by Michael Anderson
"Music is the harmonization of opposites, the unification
of disparate things, and the conciliation of warring elements.
Music is the ba
Date: March 07, 1997
Questions Concerning Omnipotence
n Aquinas, Mavrodes, Frankfurt and Kenny
Reading Assignment #9
1. Define Omnipotence. Does it mean to be able to do anything at all or to
simply be the "most" powerful being.
2. Does D
Reality Is Perception
Human reality is full of physical objects but how humans perceive these
objects is completely objective, depending on the person and there senses.
Perception of physical objects cannot occur without other objects that allow one
There is only one being, continuous, material, and motionless.
Let's take a moment to examine a number line.
It's pretty simple to understand. The line represents a distance, and the
Reflections on Liberation
1) Right understanding 
In following this path one would not experience feelings of envy or arrogance
Right thought or motives 
Kindness towards the unenlightened brings a selfless mind set for both
3) Right speech [13