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Control of Nature by John McPhee

In five pages this paper analyzes 2 of McPhee's stories regarding the defiance of human nature by individuals. Two sources are ci...

Ancient Egypt's Myths and Religious Beliefs

In fifteen pages this paper discusses how nature is reflected in the religious beliefs of ancient Egypt. Twelve sources are cited...

Order and Man in Hobbes, a Critique

and man, is not so considerable, as that one man can thereupon claim to himselfe any benefit, to which another may not pretend, as...

Nature and the Poems of Emily Dickinson

This paper looks at Dickinson's views about and relationship with nature through a reading of several of her poems. The author lo...

Human Nature as Defined by Frederick Douglass

In five pages this paper compares Frederick Douglass's definition of human nature with that of the Black Codes, Jefferson Davis, a...

Plato and Bertrand Russell on Nature of Reality Knowledge

In a paper consisting of three pages it is contemplated what Russell's reaction to Plato's efforts to account for nature of realit...

Thomas Hobbes and Aristotle on Human Nature

the civilization that had sprung up, flourished for centuries, and now stood on the brink of massive change in his native land of ...

Intelligence and Its Genetic Component

something reliable. For example, IQ scores do successfully predict the number of years one will be in school, their degree of acad...

The Nature of Democracy, Freedom, and Revolution by Herbert Aptheker

What these men recognized is that a large majority of humanity, particularly in that period, did not have the education to make s...

Society and Nature

This paper examines the concept that society has lost much of its humanity and happiness due to loosing touch with nature. This f...

Human Nature and Sigmund Freud

struggle for life of the human species ( 122). He adds that the sense of guilt is the most important problem in the development of...

Freudian Theories

This research paper discusses various theories of Freud, such as the nature of the unconscious and its role in repression; the thr...

Nature in the Poetry of Emily Dickinson

"After Great Pain, A Formal Feeling Comes," "This is My Letter to the World," "I Had Been Hungry," and "They Shut Me Up in Prose,"...

The Film Chinatown by Director Roman Polanski

Six pages and 5 sources used. This paper provides an overview of Roman Polanski's 1974 film Chinatown. This paper considers the ...

Leadership and the Forms Theory of Plato

In ten pages this paper examines Plato's views on leadership and human nature as they manifest themselves in his Theory of Forms. ...

Human Nature Approach of American Philosopher and Psychologist William James

In six pages this paper examines William James' philosophy of human nature with religion a primary focus. Four sources are cited ...

The Resurrection

This paper consists of five pages and discusses claims made by both theologians, John Dominic Crossan and Caroline Walker Bynum, ...

Child Temperament, Motivation, and Nature v. Nurture

In twelve pages this paper discusses child temperament and motivation with regard to the nature v. nurture debate. Fifteen source...

'The Bear' by William Faulkner

terms, the trancendentalist is occupied with the natural over the synthetic. He uses vivid images in his explanation of what natu...

Purpose and Meanings of Western Philosophy

This research essay considers Western philosophy in an overview of purpose and meanings consisting of five pages and includes an a...

Comparing Theories of Emile Durkheim and Max Weber

In six pages this report contrasts and compares the sociological theories of Emile Durkheim and Max Weber in a consideration of Th...

Contemporary American Culture and Plato and Aristotle's Concepts of Human Nature

of human thinking and an awareness of what constitutes the basics of human nature. Their lessons and attitudes are still relevant ...

Accentuate the Positives in the Combination of Technology and Nature

In five pages this paper discusses the positive effects technology can have on nature in terms of medical advancements, on food su...

Clark's Philosophers Who Believe

In five pages this paper examines philosophy and the nature of religious faith as considered in Clark's 1997 text Philosophers Who...

An Investigation of Symbolism in the Nature of Space

Using the bathroom as a point of reference, this five page paper explores symbolism as it realtes to personal space. Four sources...

The Religious Views that Influence African American Beliefs

5 pages and 3 sources. This paper considers the nature of African American religious beliefs as they influence specific social/cu...

Contemplation in Tintern Abbey by William Wordsworth and Ulysses by Alfred Lord Tennyson

with his family, he finds himself reminiscing about his adventurous past, and nature encourages his ruminations: "It little profit...

Heathcliff Character Formation in Bronte's Wuthering Heights

In five pages the ways in which Heathcliff's character was shaped in terms of the nurture and nature debate are analyzed. There a...

Racism in the United States

This researech paper offers an overview of American racism, describing several famous incidents that portray the nature of racism ...

Nature Poetry of Robert Frost

In seven pages this paper discusses Robert Frost's nature poetry in terms of what it has to say about humanity. Six sources are c...