The Role Of Virtue In David Humes Treatise Of Human Nature Essay

In his Treatise of Human Nature David Hume offers two categories of virtue which aim to divide the moral terrain into the natural and the artificial virtues. In order to assess Hume’s distinction, I shall firstly establish what Hume identifies ‘virtue’ to be. I shall then proceed to catalogue two distinctions employed by Hume in … Read more

Socrates Definition Of Good Essay

Socrates was a revolutionary philosopher whom at his time challenged society. He was a man of questions. When in conversation with others, he would merely answer questions with more questions of his own. When asking others questions to their questions, it not only helped him try to understand their point of view, but also helped … Read more

What is Justice

Justice, for the great Greek philosophers of ancient times and even for the great philosophers of today, is a controversial issue and has been up for immense discussion and review. The nature of justice and injustice has been stated and reviewed many times, however, the origin of the reviewing comes from the Greek Thrasymachus, who’s … Read more

History and Future of the Juvenile Justice System

Earlier this year the Supreme Court of the United States handed down arguably one their most important, yet controversial decisions regarding Juvenile law. In the case Roper v Simmons (2005), a narrow 5-4 decision, overturned the United States practice of allowing capital punishment for Juvenile offenders. Mitigating factors must be considered when examining the decision … Read more

Texts That Show the Injustice of Race in American History

In the texts, of To kill a mockingbird, The Hurricane and Hairspray, the themes of race, injustice/justice and friendship are shown. Tales of conviction of blacks or any race of that kind are seen throughout life. With strong friendship embraced when supporting convicted innocent people. It makes you wonder, if all these characters have been … Read more

History and Future of the Juvenile Justice System

Earlier this year the Supreme Court of the United States handed down arguably one their most important, yet controversial decisions regarding Juvenile law. In the case Roper v Simmons (2005), a narrow 5-4 decision, overturned the United States practice of allowing capital punishment for Juvenile offenders. Mitigating factors must be considered when examining the decision … Read more

Is Justice Truly Blind

Is Justice Truly Blind We hold these truths to be self evident that all men are created equal.”  Thomas Jefferson wrote these immortal words in the Declaration of Independence in 1776.  One has the right to impose the question “Are we truly equal?” simply by taking a look at American society.  Presently, the United States … Read more