John Locke was the type of philosopher that attempted; "to explore the human condition in the light of Christian...

Descartes RationalismA Rationalist is a person who believes that ideas and thinking is a path to knowledge. Descartes...

SocratesIn the Apology and Crito, Plato is showing two contrasting perspectives of Socrates. This takes place by...

SAMPLE EXCERPT: I said that people never change their lives, that in any case one life was as good as another and...

Raphael's School Of Athens:A critical review of three articlesDate due (Month date, year)Raphael's School of Athens:A...

Laments"Man's life is error," laments Jan Kochanowski at the end of Tren 1 of his elegy "Laments." Kochanowski then...

World Religions and EcologyThe book "A Short History of Progress" by Ronald Wright is in fact not primarily a history...

Kant and the 21st CenturyEverything changes. There is no denying this constant truth in life. In fact, this is...

Kierkegaard -- the Inward-Looking Philosophy of the 'Knight of Faith'In his philosophical classic, Fear and Trembling...

SAMPLE EXCERPT: It is only through critical thinking that man can make impartial decisions; decisions that are based...

MiseryThe rhetor for a literary work may be the author, not present in the work itself, but clearly the voice that the...

SAMPLE EXCERPT: Many do not just dislike the taste of liver, they hate liver. This labeling of intensity though can...

Philosophical Canon and FeminismThe traditional canon of philosophy as advocated by Socrates, Plato, Thomas Aquinas...

History provides us with insight on how cultures of the past operated and understood their existence and way of life...

SAMPLE EXCERPT: (Socrates: answers.com)In the pursuit of this he neglected his personal affairs and spent a lot of...

SAMPLE EXCERPT: If released from the cave, the light would blind them at first. Upon their return, they would be...

SAMPLE EXCERPT: The allegory of the Cave in The Republic shows Plato's conception of reality as the reflection of an...

Friedrich NietzscheFriedrich Wilhelm NietzscheFriedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1844 -- 1900) was a German philosopher and...

Kant's Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals perennial question in moral philosophy concerns human justification of...

Analects of Confucius stands as one of the greatest classic texts of non-Western world philosophy. It might also be...

Applying Kant's theory to a specific descion form Middlemarch: Chapter 48, G.ElliotThe Metaphysics of Morals in...

SAMPLE EXCERPT: The material cause is the physical matter, such as the wood of a chair. The formal cause is the...

SAMPLE EXCERPT: Kant's approach is similar to Buddhist philosophy in the sense that it makes a distinction between...

Aristotle on FriendshipIn his Nichomachean Ethics, Aristotle outlines his view of friendships and explains that there...

Descartes' Method of DoubtRight, that's actually the paragraph I thought that you were referring to.This paragraph...

SAMPLE EXCERPT: The Houyhnhnms are confused, as these actions are useless in their society.Through this chapter...

Kant CamusKant and Camus on SuicideMorality appears to us as a concrete term which is underscored by certain rational...

SAMPLE EXCERPT: (They all disappeared except for one -- the Athenian State). The influence of these philosophers was...

SAMPLE EXCERPT: Descartes states that because he cannot conceive of God except as existing, it follows that existence...

SAMPLE EXCERPT: Hume rejects this because Descartes did not base the idea of the self on a sensory impression and...