Nature Philosophy
 
Category: Nature Philosophy
Along the way, four key measures of religious commitment – importance of religion in people’s lives, belief in God, frequency of prayer and frequency of worship service attendance – are singled out for in-depth demographic analysis.
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“ ......... so those who first looked up to heaven and saw the sun running its race from its rising to its setting , and the orderly dances of the stars, looked for the craftsman of this lovely design, and surmised that it came about not by chance but by the agency of some mighty and imperishable nature, which was God.”
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.the theologian can, if he wishes, accept this criticism. He can admit that no rational proof of God’s existence is possible. And he can still retain all that is essential to his position, by holding that God’s existence is known in some other, non-rational way.”
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The three relata of my title connect in so many ways that vary from thinker to thinker and from time to time that I must emphasize at the outset the word general. In other words this paper should be understood as proposing an overview of the three which subsumes all the specific ways they do or could relate.
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Few seem to have difficulty in distinguishing between religious and secular institutions, yet there is widespread disagreement regarding what “religion” actually means. Indeed, some go so far as to question whether there is anything at all distinctive about religions. Hence, formulating a definition of “religion” that can command wide assent has proven to be an extremely difficult task.
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So far as its nature or essence is concerned, this ‘creation’ is one entity, one substance, as I have shown; so that it varies only in its modes of existence, one of which is corporeality.That was a statement about variation at a time as well as through time. The variety in the created world right now comes from such facts as that your body exists and so does your mind; but that’s not a fact about two different things, two substances.
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There is a distinct difference between rationalism and empiricism. In fact, they are very plainly the direct opposite of each other. Rationalism is the belief in innate ideas, reason, and deduction. Empiricism is the belief in sense perception, induction, and that there are no innate ideas.
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"Our existence has a different and far nobler end, for which and not for happiness, reason is properly intended, and which must, therefore, be regarded as the supreme condition to which the private ends of man must, for the most part, be postponed."
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An analytical study of knowledge ought to acknowledge that the word “knowledge” is significantly ambiguous—as are its equivalents in other languages, such as the Greek epistêmê, from which “epistemology” is derived.
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Qualitative research is often associated with interpretivism, but alternatives do exist. Besides critical research and sometimes positivism, qualitative research in information systems can be performed following a paradigm of pragmatism.
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Since the Ancient Greeks, the Western tradition has articulated the self in terms of its “rational” or “cognitive” abilities. According to this conception, the drama of human life plays itself out around the centrality of knowledge rather than will, truth rather than passion.
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LOGICAL POSITIVISM (also known as logical empiricism or logical neopositivism) was a philosophical movement risen in Austria and Germany in 1920s, primarily concerned with the logical analysis of scientific knowledge, which affirmed that statements about metaphysics, religion, and ethics
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Swami Vivekananda's inspiring personality was well known both in India and in America during the last decade of the nineteenth century and the first decade of the twentieth. The unknown monk of India suddenly leapt into fame at the Parliament of Religions held in Chicago in 1893, at which he represented Hinduism.
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Sri Aurobindo was one of the most creative and significant figures in the history of the Indian renaissance and Indian nationalism. Romain Rolland regarded him as the highest synthesis of the genius of the East and the West and the 'Prince among the Indian thinkers'.
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Once upon a time, not so long ago, Swami Vivekananda came to Kerala. He was so outraged by the overt discrimination that he saw there that he declared that the place was a lunatic asylum. He was incensed by the extraordinarily cruel practices that were imposed on so called ‘lower caste’ people.
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One of India¶s most influential scholars of comparative religion and philosophy, Dr. S. Radhakrishnan is considerd through his efforts to have built a bridge between the East and the West by showing that the philosophical systems of each tradition are comprehensible within the terms of the other.
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In ancient Indian political thought the notion of self-government as to the collectivity of members of a polity in ancient Indian political thought was closely related to the conception of self-rule as applied to the moral growth of every human being.
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The Sanskrit word for philosophy is darsana, which means direct vision. The words symbolize the difference between modern Western philosophy, which mainly relies on intellectual pursuit and Indian philosophy that relies on direct vision of truths and pure Buddhi (reasoning).
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Applied ethics is a growing, interdisciplinary field dealing with ethical problems in different areas of society. It includes for instance social and political ethics, computer ethics, medical ethics, bioethics, environmental ethics, business ethics, and it also relates to different forms of professional ethics.
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The sanctity of human life is a subject that deserves more genuine discussion and logical debate in the public sector today. The basis of all human discourse and interaction relates to a society’s view of the sanctity of human life.
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The word euthanasia, originated in Greece means a good death1. Euthanasia encompasses various dimensions, from active (introducing something to cause death) to passive (withholding treatment or supportive measures); voluntary (consent) to involuntary (consent from guardian) and physician assisted (where physician’s prescribe the medicine and patient or the third party administers the medication to cause death).
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In what sense are persons equal, such that it is appropriate to treat them as equals? This difficult question has been strangely neglected by political philosophers.
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Education is the means through which the aims and habits of a group of people lives on from one generation to the next. In its narrow, technical sense, education is the formal process by which society deliberately transmits its accumulated knowledge, skills, customs and values from one generation to another.
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The word veda means "knowledge." In the modern world, we use the term "science" to identify the kind of authoritative knowledge upon which human progress is based. To the ancient people of Bharatavarsha (Greater India), the word veda had an even more profound import that the word science has for us today.
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The Vedas are Original sources of Indian Philosophy and are called impersonal since they were trasmitted from one generation to the next by word of month, from one teacher (guru) to his disciple. For the same reason they are also called sruti.
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