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Historiography/ Philosophy… “Free will” and David Hume?

I am a History student, and the essay I have to write is supposed to answer the following question:”What if anything is ‘free will’, and can the historian take account of it in explaining human action? (In your answer use David Hume’s treatment of the issue as a focus for your answer.)Can anyone help please?

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Question about my Philosophy class?

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I am taking a Philosophy class in college, and on the study guide it has an essay question. Could you guys maybe answer this question for me or tell me what it is?Explain the utilitarian justification of the state.

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Does Hume’s aesthetic philosophy go against all of his other arguments of am I just reading him wrong?

My understanding is that Hume was a radical empiricist and, like Nietzsche, denied any claims to objectivity (He even said the self does not exist!) But in his essay Of the Standard of Taste he criticizes the argument that taste is subjective. He states that there is indeed a standard of taste. Is this not […]

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How to end a philosophy essay?

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This is my first essay and I have no idea how to conclude it. It is about whether morality is subjective or objective and in the body I also mentioned moral rationalism and moral realism (I hope they are relevant?). I would appreciate a lot ideas of how I should end this essay. Thanks

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Please help me with this essay question about Philosophy of Man..?

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The famouse Dictum of Socrates (know thyself) made him contest that an unexamined life is not worth living… please Help.. thank you

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How the sit-in protest demonstrates the value of kings philosophy?

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I need some ideas. I know that the kings philosophy was non-violence. I am writing an essay on this prompt please give me some ideas and facts. I cant find any

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Philosophy essay question…?

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Discuss critically the view that knowledge gained through reason (rationalism) is superior to knowledge gained through sense experience (empiricism).Any help would be really appreciated. Thank you in advance.

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What is “the Subject” in freudian philosophy?

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So my essay topic is Compare and contrast the ego and the subject in Freudian philosophy/psychology. Is the Subject an individual person in any way? It’s due today in a couple hours, can anyone help me?

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Book on effects of disease on religion and philosophy?

Hey!I am writing a paper on the effects of disease on human history. I am interested in incorporating a section relating to religious or philosophical theories of disease causation. Does any one have any book/essay suggestions?Greatly appreciated, thank you!

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Philosophy class midterm essay question.. HELP?

this is what I must answer and talk about.. any help would be greatly appreciated!According to Bachelard, Rachels is wrong in thinking that euthanizing a suffering terminally ill person is really helping them. Explain her view.In your explanation refer to the question: can the quality of life be evaluated or measured against the value of […]

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