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    Metaphysics is the study of ultimate reality. Confucius’ metaphysics would see people as thinking and would ask, what the metaphysical core of people was. As he observed people he saw they were not able to become virtuous people due to egoism and altruism’s unbalance. He thought that when people balanced passion, ambition, loyalty, and moral duty it would create harmony. He believed this could be done through the gentlemanly tao way, through education and training as a ritual. It would create a noble

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    happens in a spontaneous way in our world. Confucius’ view on the dao, although being better defined, as when he says “ [The dao]... consists in ‘doing one’s best’” (Analects, 4.15), the term still being very broad and if we apply metaphysics for that, we would

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    Metaphysics Metaphysics can be defined as an attempt to comprehend the basic characteristics of reality. It is in fact so basic that it is all inclusive, whether something is observable or not. It answers questions of what things must be like in order to exist and how to differentiate from things that seem real but are not. A common thought is that reality is defined as what we can detect from our five senses. This type of philosophy is called empiricism, which is the idea that all knowledge

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    scholar Christian Wolff. The Prolegomena to any future metaphysics thesis is, Kant addresses the question of “whether such a thing as metaphysics be at all possible” (818). He is addressing this topic to correct Hume’s skepticism. He also asks, “If it be a science, how come it that it cannot, like other sciences, obtain universal and permanent recognition” (818)? To begin the answer to these questions, Kant addresses David Hume’s attempt at metaphysics, and explains where Hume did not present a conclusion

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    Iqbal's metaphysic thought and its connectivity to all philosophers overall tend to be very broad. However, it does not diminish the value of this study entitled Metaphysical Thought of Muhammad Iqbal and His College in Reconstructing Character at Institution of Education, (Case Study at Educational Foundation Prof. Dr. H. Kadirun Yahya) In this study the author limits within the conceptual scope, the view of Muhammad Iqbal in metaphysics. Also, the factor, background, and view of Muhammad Iqbal

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    French philosopher Descartes, “The whole of philosophy is like a tree: the roots are metaphysics, the trunk is physics, and the branches that issue from the trunk are all the other sciences . . ." But in what soil do the roots of the tree of philosophy have their hold? What are the nourishing elements for the roots and the tree? Or in other words, what is the basis of metaphysics, and what is metaphysics itself? Metaphysics thinks about beings as beings, and beings as such are in sight. Metaphysical representation

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    Metaphysics Lambda starts by looking into the idea of substances, which according to the book are of three types. First is Changeable and perishable, the example of these is of plants and animals. Second type is of substances which are changeable and eternal. The third type is of a substance which is immutable. If all substances are perishable, then ultimate destruction of everything is inevitable. But, Aristotle claimed that there are two imperishable entities: Time and Motion. If time were

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    THE PARTICULAR AND THE UNIVERSAL IN MORALITY, METAPHYSICS, AND RELIGION In his second speech to the literary salon of Henrietta Herz, Friedrich Schleiermacher dismantles the perception of religion as a blending together of morality and metaphysics. He argues that such a hybrid can never truly function as religion and that to attack such a false construct is to fight against a shadow, rather than to engage the true subject (21). Morality, metaphysics, and religion all address the same subject matter—the

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    Edina Pepic Metaphysics 04-04-15 Midterm 1. What is the project of metaphysics? How did the early Greek Philosophers develop the issue? What were their enduring contributions, the diversity of their responses and the abiding issues that will engage the subsequent tradition? The project of Metaphysics is the study of existence; Metaphysics purpose is to answer, “What is reality.” Metaphysics reviews everything in the world that exists, although Metaphysics is a small part of Philosophy it

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    The Best of All Possible Worlds, or How to Be Optimistic Regardless of Circumstance In Leibniz’s Discourse on Metaphysics the slightly disconcerting claim is made that this world is the best of all possible worlds. Leibniz’s optimistic claim about the nature of reality arises out of his definition of God, and in the process of laying his arguments many pieces of Leibniz’s metaphysics can be found. Leibniz reconciles both free will and the problem of evil with his claim about the condition of the

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