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PLATO’S ALLEGORY OF THE CAVE - PLATO’S IDEAL STATE - ARISTOTLE’S DISTINCTION BETWEEN MORAL VIRTUES AND INTELLECTUAL VIRTUES By Keltik Excalibur
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Tutorial for PHI105: A) What is the significance of Plato’s allegory of the cave? B) How might the philosophers in Plato’s ideal state be compelled to return to the cave so as to become... More > to law givers? C) Characterize Aristotle’s distinction between moral virtues and intellectual virtues and describe how they are involved in human happiness?< Less
Hall of Virtues By Chidi J. Anaenye
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The modern man contests the veracity of creation. Evident from contemporary philosophy, there is increasing inquiry on proof of the gospel and demand for authentication of the faith. Invariably, an... More > evolutionary trend is ordained in the emergence of a new god – the perfect man – who can satisfy all needs and solve all problems. Thus the truth faces antagonism or competitive inhibition when aligned with outright falsehood or twisted version: the half-truth. In the modern man, the atheist may find either an identity or accomplice in his own demonstrable puerility, personal vendetta and moral rebellion against a perceived passive God. A unique spiritual rejuvenation in the mode of intellectual exercise could appeal to all men, including the lukewarm saints and serve as the benevolent bait that draws the fishes to the Good News of God's love. More than the shadow of doubt, the greater need is the substance of grace. Virtue is the manifestation of the nature and character of grace. The Heart is the Hall of Virtues.< Less
A Dissertation Concerning the Nature of True Virtue, Revised Edition By Jonathan Edwards
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Jonathan Edwards was a Christian preacher and theologian. Edwards is widely acknowledged to be America's most important and original philosophical theologian, and one of America's greatest... More > intellectuals. His theological work is broad in scope, but he is often associated with Reformed theology, the metaphysics of theological determinism, and the Puritan heritage. Recent studies have emphasized how thoroughly Edwards grounded his life's work on conceptions of beauty, harmony, and ethical fittingness, and how central The Enlightenment was to his mindset. Edwards played a critical role in shaping the First Great Awakening. Edwards delivered the sermon "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God", a classic of American literature, during another wave of revival in 1741, following George Whitefield's tour of the Thirteen Colonies. Edwards is well known for his many books, The End For Which God Created the World, The Life of David Brainerd, which served to inspire thousands of missionaries throughout the 19th century< Less
An Inquiry Into the Modern Prevailing Notions of the Freedom of Will: Moral Agency, Virtue, Vice, Reward and Punishment, Praise and Blame, Revised Edition By Jonathan Edwards
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Jonathan Edwards was a Christian preacher and theologian. Edwards is widely acknowledged to be America's most important and original philosophical theologian, and one of America's greatest... More > intellectuals. His theological work is broad in scope, but he is often associated with Reformed theology, the metaphysics of theological determinism, and the Puritan heritage. Recent studies have emphasized how thoroughly Edwards grounded his life's work on conceptions of beauty, harmony, and ethical fittingness, and how central The Enlightenment was to his mindset. Edwards played a critical role in shaping the First Great Awakening. Edwards delivered the sermon "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God", a classic of American literature, during another wave of revival in 1741, following George Whitefield's tour of the Thirteen Colonies. Edwards is well known for his many books, The End For Which God Created the World, The Life of David Brainerd, which served to inspire thousands of missionaries throughout the 19th century< Less
The Morality Plays VII: Greens of Envy By Amanda Hall
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The Morality Plays VII: Greens of Envy In the seventh of ten Classical Dialogues, Fairness and Envy cast an aura about two women, with opposite views as to the nature of fairness. Is what one person... More > has—of material, spiritual or intellectual states—that which is taken away from another’s body, soul or mind?—or do circumstances pertaining to material, spiritual or intellectual goods exist as a result of an individual’s cultivation of them? Will tearing down a beautiful woman raise another woman up? The Chorus of Furies presents the Conflict and Resolution, in Strophe, Antistrophe and Epode.< Less
On the Athenian Constitution By Aristotle & Sir Frederic G. Kenyon
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The Athenians Constitution is attributed to Aristotle and his students. It describes the political system of ancient Athens and is a commentary on the development of constitutional democracy in... More > ancient Greece. The treatise was made between 330 and 322 BC. The work consists of two parts. The first part, deals with the different iterations of the constitution, from the trial of the Alcmaeonidae until 403 BC. The second part describes the city's institutions, including the terms of access to citizenship, magistrates and the courts. It traces the progression of Greek rulers and the constitutional reforms they initiated—or in some cases their suppression of constitutional rights and privileges. Aristotle (384 BC – 322 BC) was a Greek philosopher and polymath, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. His writings were the first to create a comprehensive system of Western philosophy, encompassing morality, aesthetics, logic, science, politics, and metaphysics.< Less
On Youth and Old Age, On Life and Death, On Breathing By Aristotle & G. R. T. Ross
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Everything living has soul; to be born and to die are common to all animals. There are specifically diverse ways in which these phenomena occur; of destruction there are different types, though yet... More > something is common to them all. There is violent death and again natural death, and the former occurs when the cause of death is external, the latter when it is internal, and involved from the beginning in the constitution of the organ, and not an affection derived from a foreign source.... --- Aristotle (384 BC – 322 BC) was a Greek philosopher and polymath, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. His writings were the first to create a comprehensive system of Western philosophy, encompassing morality, aesthetics, logic, science, politics, and metaphysics.< Less
Prior Analytics By Aristotle & A. J. Jenkinson
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“We must not always seek to set out the terms a single word: for we shall often have complexes of words to which a single name is not given.” -Aristotle (384 BC - 322 BC), is one of most... More > important philosophers of all time and remain a fountain of inspiration for modern thinkers. His works included logic, physics, politics, metaphysics, rhetoric and zoology, biology, poetic tragedy and ethics that are still relevant today. He also preferred to define things in more concrete and scientific manners and seemed to always have had explanations for everything around him. Prior Analytics is part of Aristotle's formal study of arguments . It is part of the texts on logic which are collectively known as the Organon ("Instrument"). Aristotle’s most famous contribution to logic is the syllogism, A syllogism is a three-step argument containing three different terms. In logic an argument is a series of true or false statements which lead to a true or false conclusion.< Less
On Prophesying by Dreams By Aristotle & J. I. Beare
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Aristotle (384 BC - 322 BC), is one of most important philosophers of all time and remain a fountain of inspiration for modern thinkers. His works included logic, physics, politics, metaphysics,... More > rhetoric and zoology, biology, poetic tragedy and ethics that are still relevant today. He also preferred to define things in more concrete and scientific manners and seemed to always have had explanations for everything around him. Aristotle’s short text On Prophesying by Dreams, is his early exploration in the phenomena. He attempts to explain what causes a person to dream and why dreams are not sent by the Gods. He also believed that it is quite natural that commonplace persons should be those who have foresight in dreams, and that prophetic dreams are the result of coincidence< Less
On Sophistical Refutations By Aristotle & W. A. Pickard-Cambridge
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“For reasoning rests on certain statements such that they involve necessarily the assertion of something other than what has been stated, through what has been stated: refutation is reasoning... More > involving the contradictory of the given conclusion.” ... Aristotle (384 BC - 322 BC), is one of most important philosophers of all time and remain a fountain of inspiration for modern thinkers. His works included logic, physics, politics, metaphysics, rhetoric and zoology, biology, poetic tragedy and ethics that are still relevant today. He also preferred to define things in more concrete and scientific manners and seemed to always have had explanations for everything around him. Sophistical Refutations identifies thirteen fallacies or false reasoning often due to a misconception or a presumption. From these fallacies, he also shows how to construct arguments for a position one has already decided to adopt and how to detect weaknesses in the arguments of others.< Less

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