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John Rawls and Utilitarianism

The social contract theory of John Rawls challenges utilitarianism by pointing out the impracticality of the theory. Mainly, in a society of utilitarians, a...

Catagorical Imperative Essay

The only acceptable motive for a moral action is that it should be done as a sense of moral duty. Is this a justifiable...

Morality in Sophocles’ Antigone

In Ancient Greece, life was full of complicated questions centered around the expanding field of science. Freedom of religion was encouraged to be exercised...

Measure for Measure Notes

Act II, Scene 1 To no avail, Escalus pleads with an adamant Angelo to have pity on the life of Claudio. Angelo does not really...

Satire in Sinclair Lewis’s “Main Street”

Sinclair Lewis was a queer boy, always an outsider, lonely.  Once he had become famous, he began to promulgate an official view of his...

Les Miserables Themes

Les Miserables is a story, a very long story, which has been categorized as a classic. The story is about 1200 pages long. It...

David Copperfield – Education

In David Copperfield, Dickens champions the importance of a liberal and moral education by drawing from personal experiences and creating starkly contrasting caricatures to...

Catch-22 by Joseph Heller: Book Report

Catch-22 is one of the most poorly constructed, and distasteful books Ive ever read. Its order of events, or lack of order, becomes clear...

Brokeback Mountain: A Timeless Struggle

A Timeless Struggle: Knowing the Right Thing to do and Doing the Right Thing Author Isaac Asimov once wrote," Never let your sense of morals...

Anna Karenina – The Complex Character of Constantine Dmitrich Levin

In the novel Anna Karenina, written by Leo Tolstoy, both major and minor characters played important roles through out the story. One protagonist, Constantine...

Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

The world of Tolstoy's Anna Karenina is a world ruled by chance. From the very opening chapters, where a watchman is accidentally run over...

Argumentative and Persuasive Essay – Legalize Clon

Cloning is a very controversial topic since it relates to moral values of human beings. In February 1997 scientists in Scotland announced the birth...

Kantian Morality Essay

Kant's theory of morality seems to function as the most feasible in determining one's duty in a moral situation. The basis for his theory...

Moral Philosophy Paper

Moral philosophy is very important to the success of an individual. But, before I tell you why moral philosophy is so important, and how...

Hume vs. Kant On the Nature of Morality

From the origin of Western philosophical thought, there has been an interest in moral laws. As Hume points out in the Treatise, "morality is...

Moral Decline

The decline of morality is a growing problem through out the world. The world we live on is changing. Towns and cities are growing...