Category Archives: Philosophy

Sample essays on philosophy.

Essay: Early childhood education

In early childhood education, it is imperative to incorporate the role of the teacher – which is to guide the young mind in the learning process. The teacher in this context oversees and directs the child’s thought process.

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Essay: Bad Life Encompasses Everything Negative

On the other hand, a bad life encompasses everything negative. It may be caused by things beyond our control or the poor choices we make that set off a series of misfortunes. The inability to afford the basic things in life such as food, clothing and shelter as well as losing all these due to [...]

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Essay: Bad Life Consists of All Types of Vices

In terms of morals, a bad life consists of all types of vices such as greed, impatience, selfishness, being inconsiderate about the feelings of others, revenge among others. Suffering from a terminal illness or the health effects of eating junk food constitute a bad life because one will be confined to a life of medication, [...]

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Essay: Background information

Joyce like any other woman in a patriarchal society is left by her husband to attend home duties such as cooking and looking after the welfare of the kids. She has spent a long time at home though she has eventually managed to attend a community college where she has managed to get an associate [...]

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Essay: Average Life Expectancy in Italy is the Highest

The average life expectancy in Italy as of the year 2011 is 81.77 years (Howard, 2010). This is among the highest life expectancy in the world. Inhabitants of the Marche region of Italy have got the record of the highest longevity in this country. The secret for this long life expectancy in Italy is the [...]

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Essay: Philosophical Thinking

Moreover, poetry and theatre are a waste of time and thus, philosophy and the search for knowledge and understanding should be given precedence over any art forms that the people may knowingly adhere to.

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Essay: Philosophical thinking of Socrates

When conversing with the visitors in Cephalus’ home, Socrates is asked for the meaning of the word ‘justice’. In order to answer the question, he first draws out almost all the people present in the room to give their own definitions of the word.

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Essay: Plato’s Republic

Plato was an ardent follower of Socrates and as such, most of his early wirings are based on the works of his great philosopher-teacher. Later, he was to use Socrates name in his own work, as if alluding to him in what he did. However, ‘The Republic’ was his own work, although it is a [...]

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Essay: Poetry and Theatre

Moreover, poetry and theatre are a waste of time and thus, philosophy and the search for knowledge and understanding should be given precedence over any art forms that the people may knowingly adhere to.

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Essay: Kalliposis has a Ruling Class

According to the author, Kalliposis has a ruling class, a guarding class and one that provides for the needs of the other two classes. He states that ‘if a ruler can create just laws and soldiers carry out orders of the rulers and producers obey his authority, a society will be just’ (Plato, in Allen [...]

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