One of the traditional goals of epistemology—the branch of philosophy that conce

One of the traditional goals of epistemology—the branch of philosophy that concerns theories of knowledge—is to identify beliefs that are certain, beyond any doubt. As you will read in Unit 2, this pursuit is the major preoccupation of the famous philosopher, Descartes, who was not satisfied with Plato’s theory. Plato believed that only human reasoning… Continue reading One of the traditional goals of epistemology—the branch of philosophy that conce

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Evaluate the criteria that Kant sets out for a republican government in Toward P

Evaluate the criteria that Kant sets out for a republican government in Toward Perpetual Peace, and the role that this form of government plays in his overall theory of how war might be avoided. Please use only the attached files as sources. use of in text citation is necessary as well. Please do not over… Continue reading Evaluate the criteria that Kant sets out for a republican government in Toward P

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Adam Smith, in Wealth of Nations (1776), provided the philosophical justificatio

Adam Smith, in Wealth of Nations (1776), provided the philosophical justification for liberalism, which we use more or less interchangeably with capitalism. Marx, almost a century later, analyzed capitalism in a starkly different manner. What did Marx, the theorist, believe to be wrong with how liberal thought portrayed labor? Please use only the attached files… Continue reading Adam Smith, in Wealth of Nations (1776), provided the philosophical justificatio

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The paper is simply the writers personal response and statement to the speech be

The paper is simply the writers personal response and statement to the speech below: Although Hume is a major figure in the philosophical subfields of epistemology and ethics, hardly anyone other than Hume scholars treats Hume’s political theory as influential within American politics (some Hume scholars believe that James Madison was strongly influenced by Hume,… Continue reading The paper is simply the writers personal response and statement to the speech be

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What elements of the political philosophies of Locke, Hume, and Rousseau can you

What elements of the political philosophies of Locke, Hume, and Rousseau can you identify in the American political system of today? What elements of Rousseau’s thought are nowhere in evidence, and why is this so? Please use the source attached and two peer reviewed or scholarly articles. The following links/sources may also be used in… Continue reading What elements of the political philosophies of Locke, Hume, and Rousseau can you

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1. First, note the formal criteria for “just war” given in attached sources. Wha

1. First, note the formal criteria for “just war” given in attached sources. What are the advantages and disadvantages of committing to a set of formal criteria for future decisions concerning the use of force? 2. Second, one consequence of religious influence on ideas concerning warfare is that wars are often viewed as battles between… Continue reading 1. First, note the formal criteria for “just war” given in attached sources. Wha

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Answers are 200 words long 1) Suppose that someone argues as follows: ‘ profess

Answers are 200 words long 1) Suppose that someone argues as follows: ‘ professor Z recommends an increase in funding for homeless shelters, but she is an elitist who spent her entire life buried in books, so nothing she says should be taken seriously’ what is the problem with this line of argument? 2) consider… Continue reading Answers are 200 words long
1) Suppose that someone argues as follows: ‘ profess

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Write a short argumentative essay to respond to this topic below: –Should chil

Write a short argumentative essay to respond to this topic below: –Should children be given their meals at school, or is it the responsibility of parents to provide them with healthy meals? Structure: Presenting an argument requires a good structure. Below is the outline of a standard structure used in philosophy. You are required to… Continue reading Write a short argumentative essay to respond to this topic below:
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