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Virtue

By Ashley Riley 0 Comment January 14, 2021

According to Aristotle, Virtue is a habit of preferences. It is the habit of being in the middle about us, which a sane person chooses by using his mind. Aristotle divides the concept of “virtue” into two for himself. Intellectual virtue and character virtue. While the source of intellectual virtues is education, the source of […]

Which flower blames other because it is yellow ?

By Ashley Riley 0 Comment January 12, 2021

When the word racism is mentioned what comes to mind ? Racism is an ideology that defensing “1>1” proposition. If we check dictionary, it defined as “ A belief that other races of people not as good as your own.” Recently today, we can explain it as a qualmish sickness. Racism is one of the […]

Freedom

By Ashley Riley 0 Comment January 10, 2021

John Locke lived later than Hobbes, and it coincided with the “Glorious Revolution” era. According to Locke, Leviathan is a state where people protect themselves but are content with allegiance to power. The reason people feel safe is that people are watched over by a “lion”. From Locke’s point of view, human beings are in […]

End Justification the Means

By Ashley Riley 0 Comment January 10, 2021

Ethical debates should be made in this discourse of Machiavelli. Rather than referring to Immanuel Kant’s debates on universal morality, if we examine it more simply, where the goal legitimates the means, it is important what the goal is, to whom and to what it is good. Since I think that politics should not be […]

3D Power

By Ashley Riley 0 Comment December 17, 2020

According to Steven Lukes who is a British political and social theorist, power has 3 dimensions. The first of these is the concept he calls “One Dimensional Power”. According to this concept, it is a successful venture where A gets B do something that B would not otherwise do. It is the power that A […]

Hegemony

By Ashley Riley 0 Comment December 10, 2020

Gramsci says that the ownership of the means of production is not the grant of the ruling class monopolizing power over society. In order to maintain its leadership and dominance, the ruling class has to win the support of other members of society, which it provides through “hegemony”. He does not believe that the ruling […]

Be nice, Share Slices

By Ashley Riley 0 Comment December 8, 2020

The term pizza comes from the Latin verb “pinsere” which means : crush and grind. Pizza has been consumed for centuries as the indispensable flavor of the poor Italian people with the combination of mozzarella cheese and tomatoes. The story of his worldwide fame is even stranger. According to sources, it began in 1889 when […]

Ring of Gyges

By Ashley Riley 0 Comment December 8, 2020

Gyges is a shepherd in the service of the Lydian king. One day the ground cracks due to a hurricane or an earthquake, and a deep cleft opens where the animals graze. Descending into this cleft, the shepherd finds a bronze horse with a hollow inside and a hole on the top. When you bend […]

Leviathan

By Ashley Riley 0 Comment November 30, 2020

Leviathan thoroughly contends that respectful peace and social solidarity are best accomplished by the foundation of a commonwealth through social contract. Hobbes’s perfect commonwealth is ruled by a majestic control capable for ensuring the security of the commonwealth and allowed outright specialist to guarantee the common defense. In his presentation, Hobbes portrays this commonwealth as […]

Panzanella

By Ashley Riley 0 Comment November 29, 2020

The white of the onion, the red of the tomato and the green of the basil. The dominant colors in the salad bowl actually give us a tip about the homeland of this salad. Panzanella is an excellent salad born in the fields of Toscana and produced by farmers. It was presented to the King […]