Philosophy

How did ethical failures or lapses contribute to the disaster? What could have been done differently at Exxon and the other agencies and organizations overseeing the oil transport?

ETHICS & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY In Chapter 1 on page 23 of the Hartman text, there is a Decision Point entitled “Ethics after an Oil Spill.” After reading that, read the following resources concerning the Exxon Valdez oil spill (including the attachment, which is a portion of an article from Business Ethics Quarterly): https://evostc.state.ak.us/oil-spill-facts/settlement/#:~:text=What%20was%20the%20settlement%20with%20Exxon%3F&text=Exxon%20was%20fined%20%24150%20million,and%20paying%20certain%20private%20claims. Joseph Hazelwood, […]

Write a claim letter to a company asking them to compensate you for the harm their products caused to your houseplants.

Communications Management Assignment Question(s): Part 1 (10 Marks) Find a job announcement for a position of interest to you and answer the following: Group and categorize the key abilities and attributes that are being sought. (4 Marks) 400 words Create either a chronological or functional résumé. (5 Marks) 500 words Explain why you selected this […]

Do you think there is a time when peers influence a child’s development more than other factors, like parents and siblings? Why or why not?

ASSIGNMENT 1.After reading chapter 2, what factors do you think have contributed most to who you are today? For example, are you more a product of early interpersonal bonds or losses (attachment theory) or learning or modeling (behavioral)? Or are you just a product of the billions of neurons in your body and how they […]

How does this poem relate to critical thinking? What do you think the elephant represents?

POEM: American poet John Godfrey Saxe Read the attached poems (2) and answer the questions that follow in at least 300 words total. Hint: Think about the blind men as being blind figuratively, what does their blindness symbolize? How might they NOT exemplify what Socrates teaches? If you cannot open the poems document, you can […]

How adequately does the article support the premises of the argument? How strongly do the premises of the argument support the truth of the conclusion?

ASSIGNMENT Read the assigned sections of Chapter 5 and Chapter 6 in your textbook: 5.1: Basic Concepts in Inductive Reasoning 5.2: Statistical Arguments: Statistical Syllogisms 5.3: Statistical Arguments: Inductive Generalizations 5.6: Arguments from Authority 5.7: Arguments from Analogy Chapter 5 Summary 6.4: Reasoning About Science: The Hypothetico-Deductive Method 6.5: Inference to the Best Explanation Watch […]

How would you describe your personal philosophy at the beginning of the semester?

Reflection 1 How would you describe your personal philosophy at the beginning of the semester? Respond in a 4-5 paragraph. 1-2 page essay (double spaced, 12 pt. Times New Roman preferred) with an explanation of your personal philosophy that immediately and intuitively comes to mind in regards to this question. If you are unsure what […]

How does historical reflection on human relations to the natural world help our understanding of our current situation?

Assignment How does historical reflection on human relations to the natural world help our understanding of our current situation? You should find ways to make connections between the reading and the question. One way to do this is to draw out something the author says that you can then use a point of departure for […]

Pick one of the main arguments of the piece, one of the main ideas that the writer is trying to convince you is correct; summarize that argument.

Philosophical argumentative essay from the paper "The Racial Contract" by CHARLES W. MILLS Pick one of the main arguments of the piece, one of the main ideas that the writer is trying to convince you is correct; summarize that argument; then express whether you agree or disagree with it, and give at least one reason […]

What is Plato’s underlying attitude towards the body in this dialogue as you see it? What essentially is the human being for Plato as you can gather from this dialogue?

ASSIGNMENT At the end of the Meno (around 100b) Socrates says that if Meno can convince Anytus of the things they have concluded in the dialogue he will provide a benefit to the Athenians. Given the background of the Apology what do you think Socrates means by this. What is the overall topic of the […]

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