Ethic Essays

Augustine Vs. Aquinas

Saint Augustine of Hippo, as he is most commonly referred, of the early fifth century and Saint Thomas Aquinas, of the thirteenth century, are considerably well-known for their philosophical and theological discoveries. Even though both are famous for venturing to integrate Christianity with their philosophical thoughts, they took completely different paths in doing so. Aquinas took an Aristotelian path, being a strong follower of Aristotle while Augustine, took a Platonic path, considering Plotinus as his mentor. Both delved deeply into…

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What Happens to a Dream Deferred_

In applying to your university, I believe that my story is much like “A Dream Deferred” by American poet Langston Hughes. What does happen to a dream deferred is his question, and it is one question I am not willing to discover an answer. I believe in taking my fate into my own hands and applying again to this prestigious university. So, unlike many others who wait for their dreams to come to them, I am actively pursuing mine by…

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Ethic

Assume that Mark pledge to look after his sister’s son while she goes to the grocery store to buy some food. Instead, he goes to a computer shop to play poker in the internet. Supposedly, Mark should find another person to baby-sit the son of his sister. This is the moral responsibility of Mark for his obligations to the child and his mother. Secondly, Mark’s sister has also a moral responsibility in circumstances when it would be right to ethically…

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Ethic Comments

In the first answer to question #1 the writer makes the following statement about her relationship with God. “I can try to do things on my own but if it is not in his plan it will not happen” Winkelmann (1). This seems to indicate that the writer believes that only acts that follow God’s plan will have successful results. How does one know if an act that one is about to commit is in God’s plan? If God does…

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