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    Titanic

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    <a href="http://www.geocities.com/vaksam/">Sam Vaknin's Psychology, Philosophy, Economics and Foreign Affairs Web Sites The film "Titanic" is riddled with moral dilemmas. In one of the scenes, the owner of Star Line, the shipping company that owned the now-sinking Unsinkable, joins a lowered life-boat. The tortured expression on his face demonstrates that even he experiences more than unease at his own conduct. Prior to the disaster, he instructs the captain to adopt a policy dangerous to the ship

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    Kant and Causal Law in Pure Reason

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    is the one who “first interrupted [his] dogmatic slumber and gave [his] investigations in the field of speculative philosophy a completely different direction.” Hume famously attacked metaphysics by questioning the necessity of the general law of causality, which is “All events have a cause.”Kant believes that this objection applies to the whole category of understanding, and insist that the possibility of metaphysics entirely depends on this probl... ... middle of paper ... ...cure indication

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    are constrained. He argues that determinism is hard to accept because of the moral agent we feel “to do otherwise” and the fact that we feel morally responsible for our actions. Compatibilists generally believe humans have confused causality and constraint. Causality, for Ayer, is “when an event of one type occurs, an event of another type occurs also” (283). Constraint, however, is what truly determines our

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    Determinism

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    dividing academics today as it did millennia ago. The arguments on each side have become more nuanced; premises have become sharper and more artfully posed, yet it seems possible - even likely, that we currently lack the appropriate conceptions of both causality and mentality to unify academics into a consensus on free will. In a particular sense the universe required the freedom to exist. The universe itself represents the exercising of a kind of freedom we are yet to understand. Maybe we don’t have freedom

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    Run Lola Run

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    The film Run Lola Run plays with time in order to demonstrate the role of chance in people’s destinies and the importance of cause-effect relationships. The plot of the film centres around Lola, as she tries to gather 100,000 marks to save her boyfriend from being killed. The film is divided into three sections, each begins the same way, but as a result of chance and cause-effect relationships these situations develop differently and have a very different outcomes. In order to show these different

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    Examining Perspective in Literature When writing literature, authors will adapt points of view to mold the perceptions of their readers. Three points of view that authors use to draw readers into their works of fiction are the limited perspective, the first-person perspective, and the objective perspective. Three stories will be examined and critiqued for their use of these narrative techniques. Of the three perspectives that will be examined, the first-person perspective is the most useful

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    C.1. The concept of cause is analogical - it differs somewhat but not completely from one example to another. Human fatherhood is like divine fatherhood and physical causality is like divine causality. The way an artist conceives a symphony in his mind isn’t the same as the way a woman conceives a baby in her body either but we call both causes. We don’t fully understand how God causes the universe but the term remains meaningful

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    divorce, single or never m... ... middle of paper ... ... casino revenue and per capita income. Nevertheless, when Walker and Jackson repeat the same experiment in the year of 2007 using the data from 1991 to 2005, the result show no Granger Causality relationship over the long term experiment. The conclusion of this experiment is that even though the casinos do bring a positive boost to the economy, the boost is only temporary and will eventually dies out. The reason for lasting such a short

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    and officedepot.com are the greatest volume of online sales. Netflix.com considered as the best firm which satisfied its customers more than others while amazon.com gained highest volume revenue in 2004 (Mostaghel, 2006). An experiment establishes causality. Quantitative research deals in numbers, logic and the objective, focusing on logic, numbers, and unchanging static data and detailed, convergent reasoning rather than divergent reasoning (Luke, 2005).

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    Cause Of Hylomorphism

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    Hylomorphism and the Causes of Things All western philosophers lend their intellectual origin to Aristotle. Being an intellectual maverick, Aristotle pioneered many fields ranging from logic to biology to politics. And in working with natural philosophy, Aristotle defined four separate type of causes: material, formal, efficient, and final cause. Interestingly, causation in this case refers to how things came to be (in other words, the causes explain how the objects exist.) Thus, in this context

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