The pros and cons of active Euthanasia: Essay

The pros and cons of active Euthanasia: Essay

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Euthanasia is a topic which has been debated upon by people for many centuries. The argument has two sides, each of which is able to produce an argument which is able valid and keeps into account moral and ethical values. Euthanasia laws have been prevalent in Netherlands ever since 1973. In the United States of America, only a few states have the euthanasia law still present in their government. The state of Oregon introduced this law in the year 1997 and Washington in 2008. In the year 1930’s, Germany faced active euthanasia which resulted in the most horrific genocide to occur. (more…)

Basic Precepts from Philosophy: Essay

Basic Precepts from Philosophy: Essay

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When we ask ourselves what is knowledge, we are effectively asking what is our relationship with the world. As Solomon argues in Chapter 3, the desire to know and the desire to discover are essentially active, even aggressive actions taken on the part of consciousness to acquire pieces or aspects of the world. When we seek knowledge, we seek to take into our minds (and so to take into our bodies physically) something that exists in the world. We seek through knowledge to dismantle the world and so to come to possess it. (more…)

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