Validity is described as the degree to which a research study measures what it intends to measure. There are two main types of validity, internal and external. Internal validity refers to the val…
Aristotle and Aquinas have been equivocated by many philosophers and theologians due to the symmetry of their respective philosophies. This treatment of these two philosophers does an injustice to their work as it forces Aristotle into a Thomistic shape and Aquinas into an Aristotelian shape; however, in both cases, the forms of their philosophies are two different to fit the respective shapes. In some cases the similarity may only be in the words that are used. Upon a deeper examination the appearance of substantial differences come to light that point to dissimilarities that make Aquinas and Aristotle less of a hyphenated philosophy and more like cobelligerents in similar streams of thinking.
Joseph Owens, in an essay in the Cambridge Companion to Aquinas, examines some of the substantial differences between the two philosophers that demonstrate the cleavages. In the examples provided by Owens, the differences are not obvious by a prima facie examination of the texts but require a systemic examination of the texts; that is, Aquinas and Aristotle seem to demonstrate symmetries because of the proximate outcomes of their philosophies, starting points and vocabularies. However, their differences lie both in their presuppositions and where they go…. Read the whole article here >>>> The philosophical differences between Aristotle and Thomas Aquinas
A new study is threatening tourism recovery efforts by rating key tourist attraction areas in the country as high risk for travellers.
The survey by International SOS, a major global medical and travel security services company, lists Nairobi and Mombasa among areas that are highly risky for foreign travellers.
International SOS’ Travel Risk Map for 2016 also lists Samburu, West Pokot, Marsabit, Isiolo, areas west of Garissa town and Lamu as high security risk for travellers.
In general, Kenya is rated as being medium risk for visitors with periodic political unrest, violent protests, insurgency and sporadic acts of terrorism.
“Travellers may face risk from communal, sectarian or racial violence and violent crime. Capacity of security and emergency services and infrastructure varies. Industrial action can disrupt travel,” states the survey.
The study comes just two months after USA lifted a travel ban on the Kenyan coast. Britain reviewed its travel advisory…
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Heartbreaking image from Burundi (file photo). Long trek to Tanzania. Our leaders, (surrounding countries) MUST show concern and we must all let the world know whats going down in Burundi and other parts of the world when selfish leaders try to prolong their stay in power to the detriment of their people. The circle of violence to the impairment of many has become too common lately.
2015 Theme: Shared Progress & Prosperity based on global solidarity
This year’s celebration of Human Solidarity Day comes after leaders of the world adopted theSustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which is a new, inclusive development agenda — succeeding the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) — to eradicate poverty, protect the planet and ensure dignity for all.
The new SDGs agenda is centred on people & planet, underpinned by human rights and supported by a global partnership determined to lift people out of poverty, hunger and disease…
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At about eight o’clock on Monday morning, September 25, 1944, a ragged, aimless old man of eighty-two collapsed on the sidewalk on Dey Street, near the Hudson Terminal. Innumerable people must have noticed him, but he lay there alone for several minutes, dazed, doubled up with abdominal cramps, and in an agony of retching. Then a policeman came along. Until the policeman bent over the old man, he may have supposed that he had just a sick drunk on his hands; wanderers dropped by drink are common in that part of town in the early morning. It was not an opinion that he could have held for long. The old man’s nose, lips, ears, and fingers were sky-blue. The policeman went to a telephone and put in an ambulance call to Beekman-Downtown Hospital, half a dozen blocks away. The old man was carried into the emergency room there at eight-thirty…
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I am going to compare “night of the scorpion” with “vultures”. I will be analysing the scorpion with the vulture because the poet expresses how both do what they do to survive.
The poet shows how both do things instinctively. For example in “night of the scorpion” it says “they search for him; he was not found “. This show that when threatened he knows how to escape, to protect himself. Whereas in “vultures” it says “ate the things in its bowel” this shows that they eat to survive.
Both poems use language devices for example, in night of the scorpion reparation is used such as “more candles, more lanterns, more neighbours, more insects” this shows how the poet is expressing his anger towards them. Whereas in, Vultures alliteration is used, I know this because it says “caverns of a cruel” this also expresses the poet’s anger. Bothe poems are…
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