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Augustine on the Free Choice of the Will: Outline

1 pages | 180 words

In this essay, we will be discussing Augustine's views on the free choice of the will. We will explore how he believes that the mind cannot be forced to be a slave to lust, and how this affects our ability to perform righteous or evil actions. We will also look at how Augustine's views on self-defense and human beings differ from those of other philosophers.

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The Nature Versus Nurture Argument: How Heredity and Environment Affect Human Traits

3 pages | 660 words

This essay explores the nature versus nurture argument and provides examples of how both heredity and environment can affect human traits. It concludes that both factors are important in shaping human beings.

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The Importance of Diversity in Ensuring the Survival of the Human Species

3 pages | 600 words

This essay discusses the importance of having a diverse group of people in order to maximize the chances of survival in a post-apocalyptic scenario. It argues that females, those with a mix of mental and physical skills, and those with the ability to contribute to the survival of the human species are more likely to survive than those without these qualities.

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The Importance of Falsifiability in Science

4 pages | 1020 words

This essay discusses the concept of falsifiability, how it relates to the work of Karl Popper, and how it can be applied to psychology. The essay also looks at two psychological phenomena that illustrate the importance of falsifiability: the bystander effect and the acquiescence effect.

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The Role of Government in the Social and Economic Efforts of Its Citizens

3 pages | 700 words

This essay discusses the various roles that the government plays in the social and economic lives of its citizens. It covers topics such as education, employment, and civil rights.

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A Comparison of Herbert Spencer and Emile Durkheim’s Views on Society

2 pages | 440 words

This essay discusses the major differences between Herbert Spencer and Emile Durkheim's views on society. It compares their views on social structure, religion, and their theoretical contributions to sociology.

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Socrates’ Refutations of Meno’s Definitions of Virtue

4 pages | 910 words

In Plato's Meno, Socrates and Meno discuss the nature of virtue and whether or not it can be taught. Socrates refutes all of Meno's proposed definitions of virtue, but fails to provide a positive definition himself. As a result, the dialogue is disappointing and does not show that virtue cannot be taught.

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The Truth About Truth: Introducing Professor Huw Price

4 pages | 990 words

In his book, Truth Matters: Knowledge, Politics, and Integrity, Professor Huw Price offers a critical examination of some of the main theories and conceptualizations of truth. He argues that the weaknesses in the correspondence, coherence, and pragmatist theories of truth show that there is a need for a new conceptualization of truth.

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Kant and Singer on Morals: A Comparison of Two Theories

3 pages | 670 words

This essay will compare and contrast the views of Emmanuel Kant and Peter Singer on morality. Kant believed that reason was the highest faculty of the human being, and that it was through the use of reason that we could access moral truths. He also believed that there were two types of imperative, hypothetical and categorical. Singer, on the other hand, believed that all imperatives were hypothetical and that it was up to each individual to decide whether an imperative was self-centered or other-centered. The essay will argue that Singer's view is more persuasive than Kant's.

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The Pros and Cons of Intellectualism: Plato vs. Orwell

2 pages | 510 words

In this essay, I will explore Plato's intellectualism as it is expressed in his work "The Republic". I will also compare and contrast this view with George Orwell's more cynical take on life as expressed in his novel "1984". Finally, I will offer my own thoughts on the matter.

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