Eastern philosophy

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  • Compare And Contrast Eastern And Eastern Philosophy

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    Eastern Philosophy (RG Atento, 2015) Having been schooled in a kind of education that focuses on a thought process that is halfway across the globe, it is quite appealing to have discovered Eastern Philosophy as a grown man through a black book lying inside our office’s stock room in mid 1990s. That book proved to pivotal because it introduced to me the Teachings of Buddha, and then, the whole Eastern philosophy starting from Lao Tzu and Kung Fu Tze and Sun Tzu. Looking back at all these and

  • Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance - Reconciliation of Western and Eastern Philosophy

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    Maintenance - The Reconciliation of Western and Eastern Philosophy The differences in Western and Eastern philosophy are marked. Eastern thinking has slowly become “discovered” by the West; meanwhile, the development of Western thought and philosophy has come under close scrutiny by modern and postmodern philosophers and thinkers as being flawed at its core. The German philosopher Martin Heidegger came to the conclusion that “Western philosophy is a great error” (Barrett xi). The manner in which

  • Confucianism Is An Eastern Asia Religion / Philosophy

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    Confucianism is an Eastern Asia religion/philosophy. Described as a way of life. Confucianism is neither said to be a monotheistic nor a polytheistic religion. This religion originated in China during the 6th-5th century BCE, and has since then spread to countries such as Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam. Confucianism which means “The School of the Scholars” developed from the teachings of Confucius. It is more a system of ethics and social behavior. People who follow the teachings of Confucius also observe

  • Eastern Religion Philosophy of Care

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    Care, and Christianity Introduction The Christian philosophy of care involves the act of charity, the virtue of looking after someone or something outside of one's self. Jesus Christ essentially divided the Mosaic law into two parts, the first concerning man's duty towards God, and the second concerning man's duty towards his fellow man. In a sense, Christ intimated that we are all our brother's keeper. Eastern religions have a different philosophy of care, however. Their spiritual perspective on

  • Nature and Nurture in Crime and Punishment Essay

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    Nature and Nurture in Crime and Punishment     In the news today there is an article about a high-school boy who brought guns to school and shot several students. The parents of the victims are suing various computer game companies saying that the violent games present shooting and killing people as pleasurable and fail to portray realistic consequences. A representative of one of the companies released a statement saying that this is another example of individuals seeking to elude responsibility

  • Aristotle versus Confucius Essay

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    Philosophy can best be described as an abstract, scholarly discourse. According to the Greek, philosophia refers to ‘love of knowledge’. This is an aspect that has involved a great number of clever minds in the world’s history. They have sought to deal with issues surrounding the character of veracity and significantly exploring the endeavors to respond to these issues. This paper seeks to compare and contrast the philosophy of Aristotle with that of Confucius. This is with a clear concentration

  • Eastern and Western Parallels

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    Throughout time, Westerners have more or less oppressed Eastern culture, creating the west as the metaphysical head of the world. The west’s ethnocentric tendencies, have acted as a suppressant to the spread of non-western thought. Even though Eastern ideologies tend to differ greatly from thoughts of the western world, there is some level of unity between the two. Unlike the ecclesiastical influences, seen in the west, Confucianism and Sikhi present thoughts about the individual and humankind’s

  • What were the main reasons for the beginning of The Cold War between the USA and the USSR from 1945?

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    The Cold War wasn’t a physical war fought between two opposing sides. Instead it was the name given to the relationship between Eastern European countries and Western European countries along with the USA. This “Cold” relationship between the USA and the USSR commenced and developed after World War Two. Although, naturally, one would expect these two allies during the war to have a strong, pleasant relationship with one another, this was not the case; there was a growing rivalry between the two instead

  • Company Analysis: Mypond Hotel

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    Hotel is a four-star boutique hotel located in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, Port Alfred. The hotel is run by a hospitality school called Stenden and most of its staff members are students from the school. This provides guests with a unique service and the hotel is located on the banks of the Kowie river providing an excellent view. The hotel has one different awards for their service such as the Best Accomodation Service Provider in the Eastern

  • Who Was To Blame For The Cold War

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    This thirst for power created rivalry and conflict between these two nations, the issue was that they could not engage in open conflict or hot war due to the fear that both nations were capable of destroying each other if war would start. This philosophy was later accepted as the MAD (mutually assured destruction) doctrine. (Hobsbawm, 1994, p.226). The ongoing rivalry grew as the US aimed at encouraging other nations to follow its