Confucius Bk 13 Ch 27

Analysis Thesis: In this passage Confucius outlines what features are close to virtue. According to him, such features are firmness, endurance, simplicity, and modesty. Interestingly that the scholar does not refer to them as virtues but uses the phrase “near to virtue” Reasons: There cannot be virtue without firmness. It is firmness that allows a … Read More»

Burke Analysis

Thesis: Burke’s principle of radical philosophy assumes that rights of men are naturally bestowed upon them, as opposed to Aristotle’s school of thought that says men are political animals created by nature to exist in structured political institutions. Reasons: Before politics was institutionalized or during the ‘state of nature’ not any government existed, so individuals … Read More»

Confucius Bk 15 Chapter 5

Thesis In order for one to be appreciated they must be sincere and truthful in their speech. In addition to this they must also be careful and honorable in their actions. Reasons Truthful and sincere people are honored and appreciated it is inevitable for one to exhibit such qualities in order to be appreciated People … Read More»

The Principle of Autonomy

The Principle of Autonomy Philosophy distinguishes two principles of autonomy. First of all, it is a concept of “moral autonomy” proposed by German philosopher Immanuel Kant. “Moral autonomy” refers to the ability to apply a moral law on oneself, thus, limiting the frontiers of immoral deeds. According to Kant, this principle should become the fundamental … Read More»

End of the world as we know it

1 December 2012 The End of the World As We Know It For just as the lightning comes from the east and flashes even to the west, so will the coming of the Son of Man be. (Matthew 24:27) The verse from the Bible says that the end of the world begins when God comes … Read More»

Confucius Bk 15 Ch 38

Confucius passage argues that each person has right to get good education regardless classes he or she belongs to. Besides, Confucius insists on the equal abilities of people of different classes to studyReasons:Thus, Confucius directly notices: “In teaching there should be no distinction of classes.”( Confucius Bk 15 Ch 38)Confucius was sure that there was … Read More»

Philosophy of Religion Paper

Philosophy of Christianity I am deeply convinced that Christianity is the true religion that should be practised by every thinking person. There are several arguments supporting my point of view. First of all, the Bible censures the shedding of innocent blood, which means that the Christian attitude towards abortion and killing innocent people is extremely … Read More»

Reflection and Articulation

REFLECTION AND ARTICULATION Philosophy is one of the oldest sciences that appeared many centuries ago. This science is unique one as it gives incredibly versatile cognition and its methods are universal too. Their universalism become apparent in the fact that they can be used in research concerning any spheres and forms of reality in the … Read More»

Summary “Of the Association of Ideas” by John Locke

The 33rd Chapter of John Locke’s Essay Concerning Human Understanding deals with the human mechanism to generate ideas, to connect them and develop knowledge. The mechanism of ideas association is argued to have unreasonable and can be even labelled as madness. However, Locke builds his argument in a mastery way, proving that complex connection of … Read More»