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Immanuel Kant's Idea of Knowledge

Immanuel Kant is responsible for introducing the term “transcendental” to the philosophical discussion. By doing this it was his goal to reject everything that Hume...

Is Machiavelli a Teacher of Evil?

This essay will consider whether or not Machiavelli was a teacher of evil, with specific reference to his text 'The Prince'. It shall first be...

Underdetermination, Instrumentalism and Realism

Understanding Underdetermination in conjunction with realism and instrumentalism The present essay is about the understanding of under determination thesis in conjunction with the realism and instrumentalism....

Hobbes' theory that people need to be governed

The debate surrounding our original state of nature or species being has been hotly contested by scholars for centuries and remains a pivotal line of...

Do Virtue Ethics offer an Account of being Right?

This essay shall discuss whether or not virtue ethics offers a convincing account of what it is to be morally right. It shall focus on...

Descartes First Meditations: Veridical Experiences"

The question of whether or not one can know whether one is dreaming has become a staple of philosophical discussion since Descartes wrote The Meditations...

Arguments that Prove the Existence of God

In this essay it shall be discussed whether there are any arguments which work to prove the existence of God. The teleological and cosmological arguments...