Lucretius Short Paper
Unlike Achilles, Odysseus is not famous for his great physical strength or bravery, but for his skills to deceive. During the delay of ten years, he was living on an island with the goddess Calypso who was in love with him. Odysseus is offered a...
Pages: 4 (1000 words)
Plato Short Paper
Perfection means that nothing can be more beautiful than the universal beauty that is shared by the particulars, and therefore, form is the perfection. Permanence means that the form cannot be changed. The universal beauty cannot be changed, and if it changes it will not...
Pages: 4 (1000 words)
Philosophy of Movement
In determining the ontological primacy of Movement or motion, Aistotle had to answer the question of what, aong the three aspects of reality, i potency, mtion, ad act, cmes before the others. Acording to Aristotle, Mvement is ontologically prior to an act. Tis is because,...
Philosophy, Anwering three questions(600 words each)
Precisely this last criticism by Aristotle also ironically becomes a criticism for his own critique. He questions in the book, “If forms are numbers, in what sense will they be causes. If ideas are numbers, how are they composed.” This is precisely the point. The...
Pages: 6 (1500 words)
When the seed of Uranus fell into the sea, i came into contact with the primal force of the Earth and from this Aphrodite was born. Hr traditional epithet, Aadyomene (“the one rising from the sea”), idicates that the connection between the concepts of primal...
Art History.Early Christian Byzantine Art, Identify works of work from slide
Such insight, however, presupposes an individual “passive mind” that does not appear to transcend physical nature. Aristotle clearly stated the relationship between human insight and the senses in what has become a slogan of empiricism—the view that knowledge is grounded in sense experience. “There is...
Pages: 5 (1250 words)
La Primavera (or Spring) and The Tree of Death and Life
The plot of the painting is being developed from right to left. Tere is an ominous figure with wings and swollen cheeks dressed in a greenish flowing cloak in the upper right corner of the painting. Hs name is Zephyrus and he is a symbol...
Moral Significance of Personhood
As with the case of the brain damage, for instance, the resulting incapacity makes a human less a person. This functional approach to personhood classifies humans into persons and potential persons (i.e. an ovum or an embryo). Some thinkers also took pains in emphasizing “adult...
Pages: 11 (2750 words)
Receptor pharmacology in 21st century therapeutics
The same theory of recognition sites complementing specific molecules is reiterated by John Locke in his work, Esay Concerning Human Understanding of 1690 (Mobilereference, 2008, 82). As prescient as they were, sch theories could not be researched until the 19th century due to technological drawbacks....
To Philosophy of the Mind/Theology
He strongly holds to the opinion that that the substantial understanding of the body and soul should enable a human being to contend to the fact that it is more than just a mere interdependence and interrelation two distinct substances. Tis he explained in De...
Epicurus and Atomism
Since, it is maintained that Epicurus has criticized aspects of Democritus’ atomism (Long, 1977; Inwood, 1981), and this manner of expressing Epicurus’ atomism fails to grasp the ingenuity and innovation that he injected in his form of atomism.
In his reformulation of atomism, Epicurus maintains...
A Postcolonial Approach to FitzGerald's translation of Omar Khayyam
A Postcolonial Approach to Fitzgerald’s Translation of Omar Khayyam Muslim Persia has produced some of the greatest luminaries of the Islamic world, who have immensely contributed to the intellectual development of mediaeval time and were mainly instrumental in bringing about the renaissance of the western...
Pages: 55 (13750 words)