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Author's Philosophies in Candide by Voltaire

In two pages, 2 essays analyzing Candide by Voltaire focus on the author's philosophies regarding concepts such as fate and God. ...

Is It Possible to Achieve an Africana Philosophy?

In five pages this essay examines whether or not the widespread scattering of African Americans throughout the world makes it poss...

'The Bather' by Paul Cezanne

In five pages this essay examines Cezanne's entrancing painting and supports the notion that it is indiscribable in a consideratio...

Enlightenment Representation in Candide by Voltaire

and war, which he portrays as contrary to all reason. In the eighteenth century, war was presented to the ordinary citizens as an ...

Twenty First Century Transcendentalism

to be called "transcendentalism" (5). The individuals who wrote about this faculty referred to it by different names -- e.g., "sp...

The Teaching Profession from a Philosophical Position

teachers beliefs, principles, convictions and interpretation of reality are all pertinent. They influence the students and so it i...

A Review of Staffing the World

are quite remarkable. The company was founded in Detroit in 1946 by William Russell Kelly (1905 - 1998) and was known as...

Lewis Mumford, A Life by Donald Miller

gave the commencement speech at his daughters graduation from Radcliffe, he concisely summed up the essence of what he found to be...

Third Meditation of Rene Descartes

cause of the effect must possess as much reality as the effect. Furthermore, Descartes asserts that any cause must have as much p...

Thomas Nagel, Peter Unger, and David Hume on Skepticism

present impression, the sight of a flame, for instance, results in a causal relationship in the mind of the observer between flame...

Ethics and Religion According to Augustine and Aristotle

not make up an ethical life. Rather, he based his ideas on his own ideas concerning reason, but he did so within the context of hi...

Alan Greenspan's Economic Philosophy

and the production of goods and services enhanced, Greenspan contends that the first step in stimulating our economy should be to ...

Tom Morris's If Aristotle Ran General Motors

happens, people fail to achieve happiness and feel only increased levels of stress (Morris, 1997). If businesses incorporated Ar...

Considerations on France by Joseph de Maistre

his own mind is anarchy. "The churches are closed, or opened only for the noisy discussions and drunken revels of a frenzied peopl...

Skepticism and Knowledge According to John Locke

their Doubts, and to confirm them at last in a perfect Skepticism" (47). Locke...

Personal Philosophy of Nursing

attitude for science and the availability of educational opportunities, and the need for nurses in the job market, a the heart of ...

Philosophy of Healthcare Management

justified. As they expect to see signs of slothfulness and unprofessional conduct, this is precisely what they find. Their expecta...

Rene Descartes/Proving God Exists

the fire next to him. Therefore, he reasons that the effect, the idea of God, must have a cause in reality. Descartes writes, "B...

Pharmacist Ethics - Australia

the issues facing pharmacists in many countries is distance dispensing of medication. The concept of the mail-order pharmacy is de...

Portrait of a Teacher

example, the student may have difficulty finding information on a topic, the teacher guides the student in an Internet search, sho...

Cultural Diversity/Religion in South Africa

doing, we become fully human, but that humanness is reliant on our connections with others. When these connections are good, embra...

Classroom Observation Analysis

Slattery and Steinberg, 1999). Dewey promoted social experiences and having students solve problems in group settings (Kincheloe...

Miller/Deep Healing Workouts

Somewhat surprisingly, I find this very difficult to do. This suggests to me that stress and tension, constantly worrying and thin...

Philosophy of Nursing

Nightingale as power-crazed and iron-willed. Salvage (2001) tends to believe that these criticisms of Nightingale reflect lingerin...

My Educational Philosophy

are something that they do not have to stop and think about in order to use. This, and spelling, are one of the few instances in w...

Educational & Supervisory Philosophy

that leads rationally and logically toward the formation of theoretical principles via the experience of working on problem-solvin...

Postmodernist Philosophy of Education

and it is the postmodernists stance that this fact should help to structure approaches to curriculum that are designed to achieve ...

Voltaire's Candide and Literature of the Enlightenment

it from a cavalry captain," etc. (Voltaire, 1995, p. 9). This "genealogy," also subtly parodies the numerous "beget" clauses of t...

Section IX of An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding by David Hume

his own observation and experience" (Hume). In other words, an old dog, due to his experience, knows the rabbit will double back. ...

Unpopularity, Societal Disapproval and a Socratic Dialogue

David: So you can be popular? Allen: Yeah. David: Why do you want to be popular Allen? I know everyone wants to be popular in h...