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  • Metaphysics : Plato Vs. Aristotle

    Metaphysics : Plato Vs. Aristotle

    What is real? Am I really alive? Is this really reality? These are just some of the questions metaphysics attempts to answer, as metaphysics is defined as "the branch of philosophy investigating what is really real" (Mitchell 24). Plato and ...

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    Essay Length: 782 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 10, 2010 By: Vika
  • Aristotle on Tragedy - the Nature of Tragedy

    Aristotle on Tragedy - the Nature of Tragedy

    The Nature of Tragedy: In the century after Sophocles, the philosopher Aristotle analyzed tragedy. His definition: Tragedy then, is an imitation of an action that is serious, complete, and of a certain magnitude; in language embellished with each kind of ...

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    Essay Length: 1,040 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 4, 2008 By: Victor
  • The Mind: Aristotle Kant and Socrates

    The Mind: Aristotle Kant and Socrates

    Daniel C. Dennet said in A Glorious Accident that, "our minds--if you like-- [are] just as real as our dreams"(Kayzer, 37). The implications of this statement are substantial, for if this is true--if our minds and our consciousness are just ...

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    Essay Length: 2,327 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: January 9, 2009 By: July
  • Hamlet Analyzed in Terms of Aristotle's Poetics

    Hamlet Analyzed in Terms of Aristotle's Poetics

    Hamlet Analyzed in Terms of Aristotle's Poetics Aristotle's Poetics is considered the guide to a well written tragedy; his methods have been used for centuries. In Aristotle's opinion, plot is the most important aspect of the tragedy, all ...

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    Essay Length: 974 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 11, 2009 By: Jon
  • Aristotle’s Eudaimonia

    Aristotle’s Eudaimonia

    ARISTOTLE'S EUDAIMONIA Eudaimonia stands for happiness in Greek. Aristotle argues that the highest good for human beings is happiness. He insists that every action performed by humans is to pursue happiness. Aristotle also argues that human action ...

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    Essay Length: 1,039 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Philosophies of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle

    Philosophies of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle

    Philosophies of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle The philosophies of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle had different points of-view ...

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    Essay Length: 425 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Janna
  • Aristotle Ethics

    Aristotle Ethics

    Ekta Yadav Phil.322 2/19/07 Aristotle Ethics Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics provides a sensible account for what true moral virtue is and how one may go about attaining it. Aristotle covers many topics that help reach this conclusion. One of them ...

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    Essay Length: 657 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Top
  • Aristotle and Virtue

    Aristotle and Virtue

    Aristotle believes that we need virtue, both of thought and of character, to achieve that completeness leading to happiness. This is the function: activity in the soul in accord with virtue, where soul is defined as what is in us that carries out our ...

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    Essay Length: 513 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Artur
  • Metaphysical Poetry - the Flea + Sune Rising

    Metaphysical Poetry - the Flea + Sune Rising

    Metaphysical poets use startling juxtapositions in their poetry to create a greater significance in their arguments and intended meanings throughout the poem. John Donne is said to be the unsurpassed metaphysical poet, metaphysical poetry being poetry ...

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    Essay Length: 1,704 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Jon
  • Aristotle

    Aristotle

    As Aristotle viewed the world around him, he observed that things are moving and changing in certain ways. Aristotle discovered that certain things cause other things, which in turn cause something else. Aristotle believed that an infinite chain of ...

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    Essay Length: 2,154 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: July
  • Achieving Excellence in Terms of Aristotle’s Nichomachean Ethics

    Achieving Excellence in Terms of Aristotle’s Nichomachean Ethics

    Before actually focusing on the main details of Aristotle's Argument, we must pay careful attention to the opening remarks he makes in Book I about the nature of his inquiry. The first important point that he stresses is that the study of the ...

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    Essay Length: 815 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Metaphysics and Borges Tlon

    Metaphysics and Borges Tlon

    ... is intelligible! Enjoy! Jill Weglarz Metaphysics paper 8c In his excerpt ...

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    Essay Length: 659 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Artur
  • Aristotle’s Theory of Human Nature

    Aristotle’s Theory of Human Nature

    Aristotle (together with Socrates and Plato) is one of the most important founding figures in Western philosophy. He was the first to create a comprehensive system of philosophy, encompassing morality and aesthetics, logic and science, politics and ...

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    Essay Length: 374 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Yan
  • Aristotle’s Critique of Plato

    Aristotle’s Critique of Plato

    Aristotle's Critique of Plato Aristotle took a distinct path verging from the foundation of Plato's philosophy. In order to control society Plato used the noble lie, so people under the state wouldn't question their place in life. Aristotle ...

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    Essay Length: 477 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Edward
  • Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics

    Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics

    Aristotle In Nicomachean Ethics Aristotle makes the case for the ...

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    Essay Length: 428 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: July
  • Aristotle - the Great

    Aristotle - the Great

    Aristotle the Great Aristotle was born in 384BC and lived to 322 BC. He was a Greek philosopher, logician, and scientist. Along with his teacher Plato, Aristotle is generally regarded as one of the most influential ancient thinkers in a number of ...

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    Essay Length: 1,557 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Top
  • The Poetics by Aristotle & Hamlet by Shakespeare

    The Poetics by Aristotle & Hamlet by Shakespeare

    Poetics and Hamlet Centuries ago, Aristotle laid down guidelines for criticizing dramatic works in his Poetics. This paper considers whether that structure is adequate for analyzing William Shakespeare’s Hamlet that was composed after Aristotle. The ...

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    Essay Length: 396 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Mike
  • Why Switch from Metaphysics to a Practise of Pataphysics

    Why Switch from Metaphysics to a Practise of Pataphysics

    Why might a philosopher these days switch from tradition old-style "representation theory" or "metaphysics" to a practise of "pataphysics" instead, and how might "pataphysics" be helpful for the "aesthetic re- ...

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    Essay Length: 296 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Steve
  • Educating Ethical Behavior - Aristotle's Views on Akrasia

    Educating Ethical Behavior - Aristotle's Views on Akrasia

    EDUCATING ETHICAL BEHAVIOR: ARISTOTLE'S VIEWS ON AKRASIA Deborah ...

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    Essay Length: 2,901 Words / 12 Pages
    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: David
  • Reactionary Essay to If Aristotle Ran General Motors, by Tom Morris

    Reactionary Essay to If Aristotle Ran General Motors, by Tom Morris

    Introduction In the book, If Aristotle Ran General Motors, Tom Morris ...

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    Essay Length: 1,306 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Philosophy В– Plato and Aristotle

    Philosophy В– Plato and Aristotle

    Aristotle goes into a great detail discussing ...

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    Essay Length: 2,480 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: December 2, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Aristotle

    Aristotle

    Aristotle, along with Plato and Socrates, are generally considered as the three most influential ancient Greek philosophers in Western thought. Among them they transformed Presocratic Greek philosophy into the foundations of Western philosophy as we know ...

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    Essay Length: 288 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: Bred
  • Aristotle - the Greek Philosopher

    Aristotle - the Greek Philosopher

    The Greek philosopher, Aristotle, is known as one of the greatest philosophers and thinkers of all time. He was the student of another important philosopher, Plato, and is known for writing on a multitude of subjects. Aristotle was born in 384 BCE in ...

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    Essay Length: 604 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Aristotle’s Happiness and Virtue

    Aristotle’s Happiness and Virtue

    ... can achieve happiness. According to Aristotle, human happiness is a life long ...

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    Essay Length: 442 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Jack
  • Metaphysics of the Trinity by Augustine

    Metaphysics of the Trinity by Augustine

    Metaphysics of the Trinity by Augustine In order to try to grasp the Doctrine of the Most Holy Trinity Saint Augustine presents to us it’s Metaphysics. The Catholic Church believes that ...

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    Essay Length: 1,853 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: December 6, 2009 By: Wendy

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