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  • Definition For Aristotle
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    How did Aristotle become a philosopher and what did he do Aristotle was born in 384 BCE. at Stagirus, a Greek colony on the coast of Thrace. His father, Nichomachus, was a court physician to King Amytal of Macedonia, which provided Aristotle his long association with the Macedonian court, which later in his life proved to be a great influence. When he was the age of 10, Aristotle's father died. There he was taken under by Proxenus. Proxenus sent Aristotle at the age of 17 to Athens to complete h...
  • Jeffersons Definition Of Politics
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    One of the first things we have learned about politics this semester is that there is a constant struggle over the true definition, especially in how broad or narrow the definition is. When Thomas Jefferson wrote that "Politics are such torment that I would advise everyone I love not to mix with them". it is understood that he is referring to the electoral and governmental aspects of politics. If Dr. Michael Rivage-Seul and Leslie Cagan were to read this quote, they would argue that Jefferson ha...
  • Second Definition Of The Word Philosophy
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    A Civil Rebuttal Philosophy -- a: pursuit of wisdom. b: a search for a general understanding of values and reality by chiefly speculative rather than observational means. Through this most specific definition given to us respectively by Sir Webster's dictionary, I choose in my best interest to refrain to you just what the meaning of philosophy is. I implore you to try and comprehend this matter in what exactly this word brought abrupt to us is about. The word philosophy has two definitive defini...
  • Freewill Through The Eyes Of Stace
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    Freewill Through the Eyes of Stace can most relate with Stace's views on freewill. I feel that the freewill argument is more about definition and the word's true meaning. I also agree with his statement of, "if there is no free will there can be no morality". Stace believes that is doing what we want to do and not being constrained from doing so. Morality is a good argument of why we do what we do. Then there is the idea that we have choices and choices are made by the individual and not by outs...
  • Maps And Territories The Words
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    - Abstraction - to move to a different level, leaving characteristics out - Agreements - harmony of opinions or feelings - Allness Attitude - someone who believes they know ALL about a topic or object - Analogy - a complex metaphor when all items are expressed as words - Argument from absurd extremes - using unrealistic extremes in arguments - Argument form definitions - using your own definitions of words in an argument - Argumentum ad hominem - argument to the man - Aristotelian System - the s...
  • Abstract Terms Clear To Your Reader
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    Essay of Definition Giving clear definitions is an important part of communicating your ideas to an audience. You must be able to define terms that you use in order to help your reader understand what you are saying. While a simple English-to-Japanese dictionary may have one or two definitions for any particular word, most words actually have many different meanings. In addition, the same word may have different meanings for different people. If you ask 10 different people to define the word pat...

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