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  • Thrasymachus View Of Justice
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    The subject matter of the Republic is the nature of justice and its relation to human existence. Book I of the republic contains a critical examination of the nature and virtue of justice. Socrates engages in a dialectic with Thrasymachus, Polemarchus, and Cephalus, a method which leads to the asking and answering of questions which directs to a logical refutation and thus leading to a convincing argument of the true nature of justice. And that is the main function of Book I, to clear the ground...
  • Welfare Approach To Juvenile Justice
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    The actions of the human race can be seen, albeit sometimes after careful examination, to be influenced by certain beliefs or values. In some cases the endeavours of an individual are as a response to some event; whether this reaction is deliberated over or a 'knee- jerk' one, it can normally be associated with some past occurrence. Most Acts of government reflect the ideologies of the ruling party and, in some respects, what the people of England and Wales feel strongly about at that given epoc...
  • Glaucon's View Of People And Justice
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    In the story of Gyges, Glaucon and Socrates argue. Glaucon feels that justice and virtue are not in fact inherent traits in people. He tells a story to "prove" that we only act morally because we do not have the power to behave otherwise. We fear being punished. Without this fear of punishment, a majority of the people will act unjustly and immorally. Glaucon tries to illustrate this point by, telling us the story of Gyges. Gyges worked as a shepherd for the king of Lydia. A storm and earthquake...
  • H Act
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    Ethics can be defined asa set of principals, often defined as a code or system that acts asa guide to conduct. These guides to conduct will be concerned with how individuals act, what are their intentions in doing so acting & a set of values defining what is to count right or wrong action. We take Ethics to be concerned with setting the boundaries or providing a framework for appropriate action. Why do people act the way they do? Criteria might include: "h Act in accordance with rules "h Act out...
  • Hold Of A Position With Great Power
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    The truth behind the Hayden's rule is a corrupt holder of the law. The Hayden's rule is the obsession with powers; the obsession with rights above all. This novel greatly emphasis the reality behind the powerful and powerless. The Hayden's holds the Montana 1948 written by Larry Watson is a novel dealt with the importance of justice and family loyalties. It reveals family relationships clashes with personal duties and public duties with the shadow of a brother who abuses his rights as a doctor a...

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