History of Political Philosophy: Machiavelli

I use this book: Leo Strauss and Joseph Cropsey, History of Political Philosophy, 3rd ed. (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1987) PLEASE ANSWER EACH QUESTION IN ONE PAGE SINGLE SPACE EACH Question 1: What is new about what Machiavelli brought to political thought and the study of poli...

Mind and Freedom

1. As I learn more about the mind/brain connection, I find myself willing to give up the notion of "mind" as a separate idea. Is this just me, or does someone else feel that way? Why or why not do you? How do you think Rene Descartes view this mind/brain research? How would feminist Eve Cole? 2....

Folk beliefs and truth in practice

Please address the following in a three-page paper: Identify a belief that you (or someone in your community) thinks is true. Present an account of at least one metaphysical account of reality from the assigned readings with support from the course texts and online lectures. For example, you mig...

Identifying Your Path in Life

1). Stedman Graham has recently written a book titled, "Identity: Your Passport to Success" What is Stedman's main message that he trying to convey in this book? 2). As a college graduate how can I utilize Stedman's message that he trying to convey in his book toward my life presently and also in...

William James: Consciousness

William James conceived consciousness as a continuous stream of thought that may or may not be based on sensations. Consider a scenario in which you come home from work and are too tired to do anything. You sit down on the couch and turn the TV on, but for a while you are simply staring at the TV sc...

Postmodern era (20th Century)

I need help answering a Discussion Question - Delanty, G. & Strydom, P. (Eds). (2003). Philosophies of social science: The classic and contemporary readings. Is there a traditional or normal idea of what my mind (my identity) is?

subject of Consciousness and whether it is strictly a biological process.

John Searle and the subject of Consciousness and whether it is strictly a biological process. I need help understanding the difference between syntactic and semantic knowledge. I also need help understanding the difference between form and content of knowledge as well as the implications of the f...

Applying Problem Solving

Choose a real-world problem. The problems should be chosen with the intention of applying scientific thinking as a solution. 1. Introduction a. A description of the problem situation. b. An explanation of using scientific thinking to solve the problem. 2. Summarize the solution to the pr...

Applying Problem Solving

Choose a real-world problem. The problems should be chosen with the intention of applying persuasive thinking as a solution. 1. Introduction a. A description of the problem situation. b. An explanation of using persuasive thinking to solve the problem. 2. Summarize the solution to the ...

Problem solving barriers are noted.

What are some personal barriers to solving problems? (Think about two myths: the myth of perfection and the myth of genius.) Give an example of a problem because of personal barrier.

Public Speaking in General Terms

Give an example of when you have used a personal experience and then generalized to a larger audience. What did you learn from that experience?

Critical and Creative Thinking are compared.

Is critical thinking more important than creative thinking or is creative thinking more important than critical thinking? Take a stand on one side of this question and present a response that will support your stand. In your response, identify and explain metaphorical thinking and the importance of ...

history of pragmatism analytic and philosophy of mind.

Student Problem: I am having trouble filling out the attached matrix. In the matrix below, describe the historical development, key contributors, and principle issues of pragmatism, analytic philosophy, and the Philosophy of Mind. I need this to do a final paper, Please help me.

Discussing the Body, Mind and Thought

Is a person more than a physical body? What is the mind? What is thought? I need some help on researching, to better understand the different views on this question in order to take a side in which I believe. I need to write a paper relaying my point of view and arguments on this subject.

John Dewey

What do you think John Dewey meant by "an experience"?