Philosophy

Postmodernism and Modern Philosophy

Postmodernism and Modern Philosophy

The term “postmodernism,” also spelled “post-modernism,” was coined in architecture to describe a reactionary movement against the Modernist movement’s perceived blandness and hostility, as well as the pretensions of high Modernism, with its pursuit of ideal perfection, the harmony .....

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Post-Structuralism (History, Criticism)

Post-Structuralism (History, Criticism)

The conceptual innovations in continental philosophy and critical theory that were results of twentieth-century French philosophy are referred to as post-structuralism. It’s a phrase used to describe philosophical and literary theories that both expand on and reject concepts created by stru.....

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Empirical Evidence

Empirical Evidence

The knowledge gained through observation and recording of such actions and patterns or through an experiment is empirical evidence. The expression comes from the word for experience in Greek, ἐμπειρία (empeiría). It is popular in philosophy, after Immanuel Kant, to call knowledge acquir.....

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Human Dignity

Human Dignity

The concept of human dignity is the belief that all people hold a special value that’s tied solely to their humanity. It has nothing to do with their class, race, gender, religion, abilities, or any other factor other than them being human. Dignity is the right of a person to be valued and resp.....

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Types Of Humanism

Types Of Humanism

Humanism is a philosophy, world view, or life stance based on the naturalism-the conviction that the universe or nature is all that exists or is real. Humanism serves, for many humanists, some of the psychological and social functions of a religion, but without belief in deities, transcendental e.....

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Humanism

Humanism

Humanism is a rational philosophy informed by science, inspired by art, and motivated by compassion. Affirming the dignity of each human being, it supports the maximization of individual liberty and opportunity consonant with social and planetary responsibility. It advocates the extension of part.....

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Permaculture Design Principles

Permaculture Design Principles

Permaculture was originally a word made up of the two words ‘permanent’ and ‘agriculture’. But now the scope is broader, and permaculture is more often defined as ‘permanent culture’. Permaculture (the word, coined by Bill Mollison, is a portmanteau of permanent agriculture and perman.....

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About Permaculture

About Permaculture

“Permaculture is a philosophy of working with, rather than against nature; of protracted & thoughtful observation rather than protracted & thoughtless labor; of looking at plants & animals in all their functions, rather than treating any area as a single-product system.” – (.....

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History Of Permaculture

History Of Permaculture

Permaculture is a process, continually rethought and built upon. It does not belong to anyone person or rely on one charismatic leader. However, certain insightful individuals are important to the history of permaculture and to the future of the movement. This list is far from complete and will c.....

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Bioethical Issues

Bioethical Issues

Typically, Bioethical Issues are addressed from many different disciplines. People contribute to the bioethics discussion drawing on expertise and methods from the sciences, social sciences, and the humanities. Professionals working in the field of bioethics include philosophers, scientists, heal.....

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Types And Benefits Of Faith

Types And Benefits Of Faith

The English word “faith” can be explained in many ways. It is thought to date from 1200–1250, from the Middle English Feith, via Anglo-French fed, Old French feid, feit from Latin fidem, accusative of fidēs (trust), akin to fīdere (to trust). The meaning of faith is different according to.....

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Ethical Issues In Education

Ethical Issues In Education

Ethical issues in Education Organizational Structure Ethics are a set of principles that people use to decide what is right and wrong. Other words such as principles and morals are used concurrently when discussing ethics. As Sydney J. Harris American journalist Quotes “The whole purpose of edu.....

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