A comparison of the philosophies of Kant and Mills with respect to moral action.
This paper discusses the philosophy of art, especially post-modern art, and reviews the works of contemporary artists John Currin, Lucas Samaras, and others whose photographs are included in the “Only Skin Deep” exhibit.
This paper is a critical analysis of two of the major works of 18th Century French philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau, “The Social Contract” and “A Discourse on the Origin of Inequality”: The individual in social relations, emphasizing political realm, na
An analysis of the significance of the role of reason in Kant’s fundamental approach in his `Metaphysics of Morals`.
This paper compares and contrasts three freedom essays on civil disobedience: “The Crito”, by Plato; “Civil Disobedience”, by Henry David Thoreau; and “Letter from Birmingham Jail”, by Martin Luther King Jr..
This paper discuses Kant’s Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Morals: ethics & morality are metaphysical in nature; ethics can be divided into empirical knowledge and a priori knowledge; compared to Aristotle and Hume.
This paper discusses David Hume’s use of reason and sentiment as a means of discussing the origins of morality.
This paper discusses David Hume’s concept of utility, which describes the development of a general concept of justice that is rooted in the relative equity between members of a society.
This paper compares philosophers’ treatment of consciousness and freedom in Sartre’s “Being and Nothingness” and Heidegger’s Being and Time.
A discussion of Rousseau’s and Durkheim’s concepts of the social contract.