Philosophy

Applied Ethics

Applied Ethics is the actual application of ethical theory for the purpose of choosing an ethical action in a given issue. It is usually divided into various fields. It is the philosophical examination, from a moral standpoint, of particular issues in private and public life which are matters of .....

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Morality

Morality is the human attempt to define what is right and wrong about our actions and thoughts, and what is good and bad about our being who we are. It can be a body of standards or principles derived from a code of conduct from a particular philosophy, religion, or culture, or it can derive [&he.....

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Moral Responsibility

Moral Responsibility refers to the duty that individuals and groups have to act in accordance with the moral principles that are important to their social communities and to humanity at large. It does not necessarily equate to legal responsibility. Moral Responsibility may often be the case that .....

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Eudaimonia

Eudaimonia is a term of classical Greek word, which is commonly translated as “happiness”, but perhaps better described as “well-being” or “human flourishing” or “good life”. It is a moral philosophy that defines right action as that which leads to .....

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Deconstruction

Deconstruction is a philosophical theory, which used in the study of literature or philosophy. It says that a piece of writing does not have just one meaning and that the meaning depends on the reader. It takes one into other aspects of meaning-construction, like phonetics, syntax, grammar,etc. I.....

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Philosophical Analysis

Philosophical Analysis is a general term for techniques, which typically used by philosophers. It differ from the results of scientific investigation in being conceptual analyses. It is a philosophical method in which language and experience are analysed in an attempt to provide new insights into.....

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Speech Act

This article talks about Speech Act, which may be performed by a speaker in making an utterance, as stating, asking, requesting, advising, warning, or persuading, considered in terms of the content of the message, the intention of the speaker, and the effect on the listener. It is really the perf.....

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John Locke: Philosopher

John Locke, Philosopher was born on 29 August 1632 in Wrington, Somerset, England. He was also an english physician.  He was introduced to medicine and the experimental philosophy being pursued at other universities and in the Royal Society. Locke was awarded a bachelor’s degree in Februar.....

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Hannah Arendt: Philosopher

Hannah Arendt, Philosopher and Political Theorist was born 14 October 1906 Linden, German Empire (present-day Hanover, Germany). In 1922-23, Arendt began her studies (in classics and Christian theology) at the University of Berlin, and in 1924 entered Marburg University, where she studied philos.....

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John Nicholas Gray: Philosopher

John Nicholas Gray, Philosopher was born 17 April 1948 (age 68) South Shields, United Kingdom. He is an English political philosopher with interests in analytic philosophy and the history of ideas. He attended grammar school in South Shields, then studied at Exeter College, Oxford, reading Philos.....

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Michael Joseph Oakeshott: Philosopher and Political Theorist

Michael Joseph Oakeshott, Philosopher and Political Theorist  was born December 11, 1901, Chelsfield, Kent, England. He was an educator whose work belongs to the philosophical tradition of objective idealism. He is regarded as an important and singular conservative thinker. In political theory O.....

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Learned Hand: Judicial Philosopher

Learned Hand, Judicial Philosopher was born Jan. 27, 1872, Albany, NewYork, U.S. He was never a justice of the Supreme Court, he is generally considered to have been a greater judge than all but a few of those who have sat on the highest U.S. court. He served on the United States District Court f.....

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