Category Archives: Philosophy

The latest on Iraq — ISIS challenging Al-Qaeda

In recent weeks, the situation in Iraq has unraveled, with ISIS (the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) overtaking much of the country. Iraq news today brings new information about how ISIS is challenging Al-Qaeda by declaring a new Islamic …

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Kiss sparks controversy at Cannes Film Festival

It had looked to be a good year for women at the Cannes Film Festival. Leila Hatami, Iranian actress and star of Iranian movies, was one of five women and four men to serve as judges at this year’s festival, …

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Heaven is for Real offers answers on near death experiences

For those who have heard of near death experiences, the Heaven is for Real movie may offer some insights about this unique phenomenon. Although near death experience stories are often associated with death, that is not always the case. Many …

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Good research paper topics in religion and sociology

Religion and sociology are a combination of disciplines ripe for good research paper topics. Religion, with its many distinct types and practitioners, plays an important role in many people’s lives, as well as in social, economic, political and educational issues. …

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Hollywood success of biblical movies as a research topic

Hollywood has long made biblical movies: Cecil B. DeMille’s The Ten Commandments (1956), Charlton Heston in Ben-Hur (1959), and many more. A little research shows that these films were able to achieve success financially in Hollywood, particularly during the 1940s …

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20th and 21st century philosophy: Good research paper topics

Here are some tips for college students looking for good research paper topics for a philosophy major. You can use effective search terms and keywords to search the Internet for primary and secondary sources such as a scholarly article, a …

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The Bible in Film: Darren Aronofsky and Russell Crowe bring Noah to the big screen

The Bible has been a great source of subject material for movies ever since Hollywood began making films. In March of 2014, Darren Aronofsky’s epic version of Noah, the Old Testament hero whose ark saves mankind from being wiped out, …

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Core features of a liberal arts education

Often called the most important major in struggling economic times, the liberal arts education combines various academic disciplines that prepare students to thrive in an atmosphere of complexity, diversity and change. It helps students be able to transfer intellectual and …

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Honoring Confucius Day with free reading from Questia

Confucius (551–479 B.C.E.) was one of several intellectuals who started questioning the meaning of life and the role of the gods and the spirits, according to the Macmillan Encyclopedia. During the Warring States Period, Confucius developed a system of ethics …

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What is philosophy of education?

What is the philosophy of education? It is the philosophical study of education and the problems surrounding it. Since the time of Socrates, philosophers and educators have discussed many issues which are trouble contemporary philosophers of education. What is the …

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