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Views of the Law by Malcolm X & Dr. Martin Luther Kin, Jr.

.... In Antigone's world there is human law, and then there is the law of the gods and of the fates. She breaks the human law, as decreed ....

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Code of Hammurabi & Hebrew Law

.... makes barely any mention of the gods, aside from special laws dealing with the property of the temple or a "votary of Marduk of Babylon" (Hammurabi, law 182). ....

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Individual versus State in Antigone

.... the law of the state is ordained by the gods, whereas Antigone believes that the law of the state is separate and different from the law of the gods(and of a ....

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Theme of Conflict of 2 Views in Antigone

.... the law of the state is ordained by the gods, whereas Antigone believes that the law of the state is separate and different from the law of the gods(and of a ....

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Derivation of Islamic Law

.... means (vendetta) became highly important in this society where there was a lack of any formal central political authority or code of law. Gods and goddesses ....

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Sophocles - Antigone: Both Are Tragic Figures

.... of her actions, "I know that I please where I am most bound to please" (Sophocles 3) Antigone is bound to a higher law than man-made law, the laws of the Gods. ....

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Antigone's Tragedy

.... Antigone maintains that in burying her brother, she is obeying the higher law of the Gods. She views CreonÆs law as unjust, so ....

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Conflict Between Antigone & King Creon

.... Antigone maintains that in burying her brother, she is obeying the higher law of the Gods. She views CreonÆs law as unjust, so ....

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ROMAN INTERNATIONAL LAW

.... treaties were deemed to be under the vigilant guardianship of the gods, so that any infraction thereof was regarded not only as an offense against divine law. ....

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Greek Religion. Paleolithic Age. Plato's Dialetic.

.... Antigone buries her brother, recognizing though it means her death she has remained true to the law of the gods and not CreonÆs mortal laws. ....

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Conflict Between Antigone and Creon

.... When Antigone defies Creon, she is not defying the state as such but the law the state has imposed which conflicts with the law of the gods and with her own ....

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Antigone & the Concept of Justice

.... King 3). Obviously, Antigone believes that the manmade law of Creon is unjust, because it does not gel with her view of the moral law or law of the gods. ....

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Relevance of Antigone to Contemporary Ethics

.... King 3). Obviously, Antigone believes that the manmade law of Creon is unjust, because it does not gel with her view of the moral law or law of the gods. ....

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The Heroic Ideal: Plato and Socrates

.... manmade law. By following what he believes is the higher law of the gods, Socrates believes he is acting just. Because the highest ....

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Antigone, Hamlet

.... It is the law of the gods she must and will obey. She sees that her efforts may lead to death but it will be an honorable death. ....

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Antigone's Moral Decision in Sophocles' Antigone

.... that his decree to not bury the corpse has mightily offended the gods who, like Antigone, operate on a higher standard than the civic law: The gods favor this ....

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The Tragic Hero

.... a knowledge that self-betrayal is unthinkable, "forbidden by an inner law which overrules .... The Greeks did not expect their gods to be merciful, and they knew ....

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The Sophists

.... as enlightened when compared to the superstitious Greeks who had gone before, and they thus no longer believed in the gods as the source of a law for mankind. ....

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Antigone

.... When Antigone defies Creon, she is not defying the state as such but the law the state has imposed which conflicts with the law of the gods and with her own ....

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Greek Philosophy and Political Thought

.... of the law in India was much more closely bound with religious belief than in Greece, but in both cases the people clearly believe that the gods operate in ....

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Oedipus the King

.... as a lesson to others who would be tempted to imagine that they are better human beings than they actually are, that they are above the law of the gods of the ....

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Durkheim & Weber

.... The external object which forms the basis of penal and religious law is considered sacred. In primitive societies, offenses against the gods were termed ....

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Antigone v. Heat and Dust

.... noble lineage. As such, she believes she is to obey only the gods or a higher power, not a manmade law or human ruler. She knows ....

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Hinduism

.... Still, there is contradiction in the Hindu religion where the major gods are concerned .... though those who live a life of the highest karma (the law of causality ....

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Ancient Rome Development

.... However, it was a law of inequality and social prejudice which also became part .... The Suppliant Maidens, for instance, shows how the Greeks saw the gods not as ....

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The Oresteia by Aeschylus

.... The rule of law on earth is seen here as preferable to law imposed by vengeful gods. Work Cited Aeschylus. Oresteia (Richard Lattimore, tr.). ....

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Ancient Belief in the Gods

.... kind of prophesying, people tried to read the intentions of the gods through the .... is drawn in the Mishnah, the compilation of Jewish scriptural law, between two ....

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Ancient Egyptian Goddess Maat

.... that God or Yahweh is the Supreme Being with no other gods before Him .... on secular notions reinforced by institutions from church and education to law and marriage ....

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Antigone

.... at the hands of what breed of menùall for reverence, my reverence for the gods!ö (Sophocles 1032-1034). The dilemma between manmade or civil law and GodÆs ....

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Hobbes on Obligation Thomas Hobbes held offere

.... causes of other things; and thereby gives occasion of feigning of as many gods as there be men that feign them." The source of the "moral law," therefore, was ....

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