Introduction The problem of evil has been a controversial for a long time. Many people have come up with their own versions regarding the problem of evil, and bringing different arguments regarding this issue to lime light. The people, who have a concern about the problem of evil issue, are theology people and philosophers. Different theologists have brought different arguments the same way philosophers have. The problem of evil has been the greatest rational obstacle to belief in God. This...
At a glance, Greek mathematics would appear to possess the most influence on modern mathematics from methods of integration (developed from Eudoxus' method of exhaustion) to the rigid logic adhered to in modern mathematics and would thus explain this thesis' choice of comparing Greek mathematics. On the other hand, ancient Chinese mathematics appears to have differed largely from Greek mathematics in terms of development and for that reason was chosen for comparison in order to explore the...
The delivery of the black-letter law has not been satisfactory to both the society and the jurors. Jurors coming to the box may walk out dissatisfied with how the verdict is delivered and the verdict itself. Of interest in particular is how the law deals with death penalty and insanity cases. Commonsense justice is viewed as a possible alternative to resolving these cases, as it is considered to be rational and highly nuanced. This paper will focus on understanding the theory of commonsense...
1)Stelios is still the same person after taken the teletransporter. It is doesn't matter that the machine 'clone' him every time. What he concerned is every time he walks in to the booth and wakes up on another planet. His conscious mind tells him that he is on another planet. What he sees, feels is giving him a signal that he is on another planet. Therefore, the physical mechanism is irrelevant. However, there is a customer is complaining the company actually killed him. He thinks that the...
How can we live and be free. From ones point of view, we can live free by respecting others rights to live free as well. We cannot overlook the rights of people with whom we live in the social order. We cannot simply just do what we want and ignore others right either. We must take other people's rights into consideration just as they should view ours in the same way. An idea behind independence is to be respectful and beneficial in our society. Freedom is key to everyone. If someone is...
Is there a difference between living and just being alive. And is it ever morally okay for a life to be ended. Physician Assisted Death can be broken down into two categories; Active Euthanasia and Passive Euthanasia. Active Euthanasia is defined as the active acceleration of a "good" death by use of drugs etc, whether by oneself or with the aid of a doctor. (Medterms) Passive Euthanasia is defined as a form of euthanasia in which medical treatment that will keep a dying patient alive...
The methodology used in this research is based on analysis of three recent video game of RPG genre, using the terminology of ethics, moral choice and design, which are further defined in the next section of theoretical background. I will be analysing several examples from each of the mentioned RPG titles, and will be using information retrieved from online forums. As a part of the preparation for this study I conducted an investigation into relevant literature using databases searches, which...
Ethics and Social Responsibilities are defined as an investigation into the basic concepts and fundamental principles of human conduct. It includes the study of universal values such as the essential equality of all human beings, natural rights and also for the natural environment (Business Dictionary). Ethics is also known as moral philosophy. It is a branch of philosophy that addresses questions about morality which is concepts such as good and evil, right and wrong, justice and many more....
When I introduce myself, "Hi, I major in religious studies", then people often reply to me back and say "Religious studies? What do you believe in?" I do not have an answer for it. That is because I do not have a religion. In the past 20 years, I have not had any interest in any religion at all and I haven't even been to a church that most people would go at least once in their life time. I often get lost for words. That is how I lived my life. I put it to my personality. I...
For many centuries, the human mind has fascinated as well as sparked heated debate amongst philosophers. An issue of particular interest is the mind's access and interaction with the external world. In order to help layout the matter, Thomas Nagel, a contemporary American philosopher, presents various sides of the subject in a section of his book, What Does it All Mean?. In comparison to Nagel's views, Socrates, a classical Greek philosopher, offers his thoughts about the mind and learning in...