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41. Questions: Philosophy for Young People: Volume > 15
Robert Martin An Advocate of Veneer Theory
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42. Questions: Philosophy for Young People: Volume > 15
Lisa Mordkovich The Self: An Argument
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43. Questions: Philosophy for Young People: Volume > 15
Syra Mehdi Aristotle’s Theory of Friendship Tested
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44. Questions: Philosophy for Young People: Volume > 15
Julia Walton In the Place beyond Utility and Pleasure
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45. Questions: Philosophy for Young People: Volume > 15
Brendan Bernicker So Tyler, Did Jamie Cheat?
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46. Questions: Philosophy for Young People: Volume > 14
Rory E. Kraft, Jr. Editor's Note
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47. Questions: Philosophy for Young People: Volume > 14
Elvira Klapp Machiavelli and Aristotle: The Virtuous Mean
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Examines a conflict found in the writings of Aristotle and Machiavelli considering steps towards a life of virtue and prominence. Aristotle puts value on happiness and welfare en route to a good life whereas Machiavelli is focused on the ability to use both good and bad action to control a situation. The author concludes balance of these qualities, a virtuous mean, is the most beneficial option, a notion that Machiavelli not directly but philosophically challenges.
48. Questions: Philosophy for Young People: Volume > 14
Madison Mastrangelo Replacing Rote, Applying Ethics
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A questioning of the proficiency of the American education system judged by preparedness of students for further education written by a junior in an American High School. He hypothesizes that knowledge of ethics can produce preparedness and is missing from American education system and needs to be utilized.
49. Questions: Philosophy for Young People: Volume > 14
Sara Ramaswamy Wall of (Google) Glass
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Technological advance like Google Glass are innovative, yet isolating. Though features of such a new technology can help shape and make lives easier, they disconnect our natural human behaviors. The immediacy of technology may cause us to lose our abilities to be patient, rationalize, and allow for error, which are all natural and important parts of building personality and psyche development.
50. Questions: Philosophy for Young People: Volume > 14
Hannah Sherman Personal Identity Dialogue
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The author examines one of the most important questions in philosophy as she is asked “What is an identity?” and “What is the self?” She analyzes and debunks this question through a dialect between her and multiple “philosophers”.