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.
Discussion of the Thomas Aquinas’ contributions to Christian theology.
Presents an argument that Socrates was guilty of one of the charges leveled at him in the famous trial brought against him by the democratic office of Athens.