Foster. “Our colleagues upstairs will teach them to love it.”(Brave New World,1,12).Love is often considered unique to each of us, an expression of our personalities and will.To teach us to love something is to take out of life its spontaneity and uniqueness. When "teaching"the infants how and what to love, they are lose their individuality and humanity. The world State distorts the idea of love to their contribution to the society.The author also tends to use scientific terms to be more specific throughout the narrative.This is probably due to the fact that they explain many of the scientific processes .The language used in the book like in a few of the dystopias a form of oppression. In Brave New World the humans are supposed to act the same, and if not they are considered inhumane.
Philosophy for popper is an exploratory, self-critical, hesitant and skeptical kind of inquiry. Popper being a rationalist believed that the main essence in the philosophy of science is setting apart science from non-science. In 1935, Popper published his first major work in the philosophy of science “Logik der Forschung (The Logic of Research) and translated this book to English and published it under the title “The Logic of Scientific Discovery” in the year in 1959. Popper was very much engrossed by the differences among the so-called scientific theories of Freud and Einstein. Popper studied published works of Freud and also attended lectures of Einstein.
Jean Baudrillard was a philosopher, sociologist, cultural critic, and theorist of postmodernity, who challenged all existing theories of contemporary society with humor and precision. Simulacra and simulation is a philosophical treatise by Jean Baudrillard seeking to examine the relationships among reality, symbols, and society. The importance in baudrillard theory, which I was excited to write about, is that all what he stated in simulation, occupies a big space in our daily life. And after publishing his books, people started to realize that his beliefs and writing was the “deterrence machine”. He wants us to know that the real is no longer real, and illusion no longer impossible, and to think two times after we receive any image, because
Hatice Çayır 2012202009 Phil 341 THE MORAL GOODNESS IN PLATO AND KANT Ethics, as a one of the main branchs of philosophy, has many concerns. Some of the problems it deals with has been dissolved, some of them still need to be examined. Besides all changes in the subjects of ethics, the idea of the good has been preserved its importance throughout history of philosophy and remain as an indescribable subject. In different periods, different philosophers concentrate on the idea of good from different perspectives. Nonetheless, they have carried similarities while considering on some topics such as ; the qualification of good, whether the good is intrinsically good or what makes an action good.
Procrastination Can people achieve success through procrastination? Is Procrastination a good thing to do? People may have different opinions about that however John Rampton, the writer, has his own opinion and he is trying convince us with it throughout the article. He talks about procrastination in different ways. First of all, john begins with an important point about whether procrastination is bad or not, how people and different civilizations throughout the history thought about it and how many famous well known people procrastinate.
Alan Turing: The Enigma is a scientific biography of one of the most brilliant minds in history. Andrew Hodges provides a detailed account of Alan’s life and shows his various contributions to history, mathematics, science etc. It also shows how instead of giving him an exceptional status he was forced to live a horrid life that ultimately led him to commit suicide. Andrew Hodges is a British mathematician, which helped him give a clear insight in Alan Turing’s life and his theories. The book opens up by describing Alan’s life in Britain and his family background.
Who was Franz Boas, and what was his influences on racialism and what was he trying to accomplish through the usage of methodology; was he successful in his ventures. Franz Boas was a German-American anthropologists and pioneer of modern anthropology who has been called the “Father of American Anthropology”. This gentleman was born to be a philosopher from the time he was born, for he grew up learning to love books; for he was a natural at reading and loved to learn about natural science. Over the years, Boas took on many different challenges from working in museums, to teaching anthropology at different universities around the world in regards to “race” and anthropology; as well as introducing Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution to which
Gür Ağcı Ms. Amy 12 Advanced English 11 May 2015 YEARLY PROJECT Recep Tayyip Erdoğan: A Follower of The Prince One of the most notable philosophers of the Renaissance age, Machiavelli truly opened a new era in political philosophy. Up until then, philosophers such as Rousseau, Marx and Plato elaborated on the ideal instead of basing their ideas on real life events. Machiavelli objected his predecessors and defended: “There is such a gap between how one lives and how one should live that he who neglects what is being done for what should be done will learn his destruction rather than this preservation” (Machiavelli, 72). In this sense, Machiavelli introduced the term political realism. In his most established work The Prince, he outlined
Leonhard got his first education in mathematics at home from his dad, as his father was also interested in mathematics and studied from Jakob Bernoulli at university. At the age of 13 Euler entered the University of Basel and took courses from famous Professor, John Bernoulli, younger brother of Jakob Bernoulli. Euler was not limited to Mathematics; he also did Master’s degree in Philosophy. In 1727 he joined St. Petersburg Academy where he continued his research with Daniel Bernoulli in mechanics and physics and was able to publish his work in the respective field. Euler was dedicated to his work.
Actually, Marshall studied physics at the beginning, but he experienced a mental crisis therefore he gave up it and turned it to philosophy. He began with metaphysics and it led him to ethics, particularly a version of utilitarianism. In the end, it led him to economics. Although he switched to economics, his ethical ideas still to be a dominant force in his thinking. In 1865, Marshall was elected to a fellowship at St John’s College at Cambridge, and became one of the lecturers in the College.