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Y‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍our paper will be written at a college level with an introd

Y‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍our paper will be written at a college level with an introduction, body paragraphs, a conclusion, along with in-text citations/resource page in proper formatting. Remember - any resource that is listed on the resource page must have an in-text citation in the paper to match or this is considered plagiarism. This 4 - 5 full page (not to exceed 6 pages) Philosophical Essay you will be writing due Week 7 is designed to be a thoughtful, reflective work. The 4…

J. Thomson offers a compelling philosophical defense of abortion rights by grant

J. Thomson offers a compelling philosophical defense of abortion rights by granting, for the sake of argument, what she identifies as the most significant assumption made by opponents of abortion. That assumption is that life begins "at conception." Thomson offers various arguments for why, even if that were true, abortion would still be morally defensible under some circumstances. However, Thomson's essay is unclear to many readers with respect to whether she is demonstrates that abortion is always morally acceptable or…

In the beginning of chapter 2 in the Sandel text, we’re introduced to the real-l

In the beginning of chapter 2 in the Sandel text, we're introduced to the real-life story of Captain Dudley. Write a 2 page paper in which you do the following: -Explain what happened in the Dudley case; -Explain why Dudley acted as he did; and -Explain whether you think Dudley's decision was the right one. You should also defend your answer to the last question, i.e. why do you believe that Dudley made the right/wrong decision? (Relating your responses to…

Read “The Compensation Argument” (pgs 41-54). Then focus on the section of the p

Read “The Compensation Argument” (pgs 41-54). Then focus on the section of the piece titled “Step Three: From Past Claimants to Present Claimants” from pages 45-47. In this section, Boonin gives an argument for what he calls “the causal claim”. Your job is to reconstruct the argument that Boonin presents in favor of this causal claim. Here you should focus on the part of his piece starting in the middle of page 46 through the middle of page 47. Your…

THE “GOLDEN MEAN” Instructions: Write a 2-3 page essay (more if you like) on

THE “GOLDEN MEAN” Instructions: Write a 2-3 page essay (more if you like) on Aristotle’s “Golden Mean” by answering the following. Be sure to include ample quotations from the reading and illustrative examples from your own life experience to support your essay. a. How does Aristotle define his “Golden Mean?” b. Why does Aristotle claim that we ought to practice the “Golden Mean?” c. What are the three “General Rules” that Aristotle suggests we follow in trying to practice the…

For this assignment you will choose a scientific theory and write a proposal for

For this assignment you will choose a scientific theory and write a proposal for how you intend to research it and argue on its behalf. Before you begin writing your proposal, it is imperative that you understand how to write a philosophy paper. First, read the excerpt by Peter Horban below (all of which can be found in the APUS library). Second, read my directions for how to format your paper as an argument. Third, read my directions for how…

** USE only source provided 1. Kant uses an example involving a person who tell

** USE only source provided 1. Kant uses an example involving a person who tells a “malicious lie.” What point is he trying to make with this example? How does this relate to what he said earlier about empirical character and intelligible character? Does he think that this establishes the reality of freedom? Does it demonstrate that freedom is possible? What conclusion does Kant come to concerning freedom?2. Kant argues that the ontological proof for God’s existence fails. What is…

Consider the terms vague, ambiguity and generality as they relate to our textboo

Consider the terms vague, ambiguity and generality as they relate to our textbook reading for this week. How are vagueness, ambiguity and generality used in politics or in law in order to achieve a desired outcome? What are some examples of how this might be applied in your future career? Include an example or two from current events that demonstrates the use of vagueness, ambiguity and generality. Feel free to share an article, a screenshot of a social media post,…

It is just a commentary of these meditations At the beginning of the First Medit

It is just a commentary of these meditations At the beginning of the First Meditation Descartes comments on his long-held goal/intention/purpose/aim that becomes the reason for the entire project of the Meditations. What is this ambition about and how is it realized through each of the Meditations? Explain the main points claimed in them and their logical connections in relation to each other and the overall enterprise. Do you find Descartes successful in accomplishing his task?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bXeUznmJ-CA&t=828s 3. LOCKE [An Essay Concerning

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bXeUznmJ-CA&t=828s 3. LOCKE [An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Article I.5: “The Senses as the Basis of Knowledge,” pp. 25-31]: [NOTE: For this topic, you may only use the textbook to answer these questions - no outside sources.] BACKGROUND FOR THE LOCKE TOPIC (to help evaluate Locke’s view and/or choose an objection from, if you argue in favor of Locke’s view): Locke (an empiricist) argues against the view that there is innate knowledge. Usually, most of my students believe Locke right,…