Philosophy

Political Philosophy

Alexander Hamilton, the conservative Secretary of the Treasury and Thomas Jefferson who was the Secretary of State, were two of the popular figures in American history who were said to have “greatly influenced much of the American political dialogue” (Skidmore 70). The differences in the doctrines or in the political thought that they pursue eventually …

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Ancient philosophers

Plato is one of the greatest of all ancient philosophers and thus his theory of two worlds is known by most of us. Plato upholds the idea that there are two kinds of worlds, the visible and the intelligible. The visible world dwells with ordinary or physical objects wherein the intelligible world dwells with Forms. …

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General overview of Dewey`s philosophy of education

John Dewey (1859-1952), the Father of Modern Education and Experiential Education Movement believed that that learning was active and schooling unnecessarily long and restrictive. His idea was that children came to school to do things and live in a community which gave them real, guided experiences which fostered their capacity to contribute to society. (Neill, …

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Life philosophy of Paul A. Samuelson

Samuelson became an economist by chance; encouraged by easiness and interest he had developed in economic analysis. His interests were however challenged by positivism analysts because his ideology favored underdog and abhorred inequality. He really believed on empirical observations and their attached inferred probabilities of their occurrence. In his analysis, he never preferred recording the …

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Philosophic meaning of life

We are constantly involved into the process of researching and investigating the philosophic meaning of life. Through the prism of ignorance, and at the intersection of postmodernism, existentialism, and post-structuralism, we gradually realize the relevance of meaningful concepts in our daily performance. All these concepts shape our daily attitudes towards everything that surrounds us; and …

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The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy

According to Isaac Newton, the causes for Natural forces to act the way they do are unknown but mathematical principles allow for a geometrical, and thus, mathematical presentation. This is the essence of Newton’s groundbreaking work, The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy. In this three-volume work, Newton presents his 3 Laws of Motion, the Rules …

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Flowering of the Philosophy

The Greeks approached the mysteries of the universe with a rationally and not based on mythological expressions. Thales was the first of the Pre-Socratics. He learned mathematics from the Babylonians and geometry from Egyptians. He believed that water was the basic element of the universe. Everything was composed of water. His arguments about water were …

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The Artists and Philosophers of the Industrialization Period

The period of industrialization in Europe and America is not only characterized through the onset of modernization and technological advancements. The period is also known for the famous artists and philosophers who had lived during the said time. One of which is Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, a German philosopher who said that history whose works …

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