Essays Tagged: "common knowledge"


lvation. He began an entirelynew religion that dared to test the boundaries of reality and go beyondcommon knowledge to find the answers of the mysteries of life.IndiaDuring the sixth century BC, Indi ...

(9 pages) 274 3 4.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Differences and Similarities of Pneumonia and Tuberculosis

This paper was written for a disorders class so some terms are expected to be common knowledge and may not be explained in the essay great paper guysThe Differences and Similarit ... iotics do not affect viruses. Many viral pneumonia cases are a result of an influenza infection and commonly affect children, however they are not usually serious and last only a short time (American ... roles in motivating , supporting and increasing the functional capability of the patient. The most common objectives of treatment include:1. to decrease discomfort,2. to facilitate the exchange of ox ...

(10 pages) 110 1 3.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Religious Dialogue. What is religion?

r, this is not the case in a group of fivepeople in a World Religion class. These five people share common knowledge onseveral aspects of religion, yet they have some major conflicts. The focus of thi ...

(6 pages) 265 0 4.8 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

This is an argument analysis concerning the issue of euthanasia.

s a net benefit to society and is not morally incorrect, then it should be made legal. (IM; Oracle: Common Knowledge)2.Voluntary euthanasia refers to a doctor's right to kill a terminally ill patient ... t is considered a moral duty to kill a pet that is suffering due to incurable illness. (IM; Oracle: Common Knowledge)5.If it is a moral duty to relieve a suffering pet with incurable illness from its' ...

(9 pages) 583 1 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Jonathan Swift's Real Argument. A close reading of "A modest Proposal"

s to defend this nominal Christianity from abolition. The arguments that the author uses, which are common knowledge in his time, if applied to Christianity in Swift's time would be quite dangerous al ... der to avoid the loss of allies. It also seems as if the government uses Christianity to pacify the commoners. Although Swift sarcastically interjects, 'Not that I [agree] with those who hold religion ...

(5 pages) 168 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The writing styles of 2 prominent british science fiction authors. Mary Wollenstonecraft Shelley and Herbert George Wells

n the moon. When read by its original readers the idea of space travel was not a reality. It is now common knowledge that man has walked on the moon, and when this novel is read today no longer is spa ... d toward a writing profession in which he enjoyed overnight success. (Ash 204)Wells originated many commonly used science fictional ideas. He was the first writer to ever use evolution as a way to loo ...

(7 pages) 57 0 5.0 Oct/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Surrounding effects of a child's violent behavior

on by outside influences, such as peers, television and even their own family environment.Yet it is common knowledge that forms of violent behavior must come from somewhere. It is thought that there m ...

(4 pages) 90 1 4.0 Aug/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Law: Gideon vs Wainright

k that this right, that which gives a person accused of a crime to have lawyers for his defense, is common knowledge being that it is among the most basic rights given to the citizenry of the public. ... continued, and Gideon directed his defense; but his efforts were futile as one could expect from a common man with no legal education or experience. The jury convicted him of the felonious charges an ...

(8 pages) 134 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Tell a man there are a billion stars and he'll believe you. Tell him a bench has wet paint and he must touch it to know. Why?

gest about the way different types of knowledge are justified?"Hot plates have to be touched. It is common knowledge that no matter how many times a waitress tells you that the plate is hot; you have ...

(5 pages) 68 1 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

This essay compares the word choice, and overall effectiveness of the decleration of independence vs. thomas paine's "common sense".

n in the world, and demanded attention for the British aggressors. Conversely, without the document Common Sense, it is incredibly likely that our nation would have never rallied behind the cause of i ... examining the content of, arguably the two most important texts in our nation's history, it's quite common to question which was more effective in its style, language, and content. This question, howe ...

(2 pages) 71 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Unknown Knowledge" by Jaster Mereel.

a road. Many people believe that this did occur. However, it cannot be proven, but we accept it as common knowledge. In fact, you can ask many people why this Chicken crossed the road. The different ... e person will most likely tell you "To get to the other side." Personally, I would say that this is common knowledge; however, Aristotle may state that "It is in the nature of chickens to cross the ro ...

(2 pages) 37 1 0.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Case study of The Path Goal Theory and James Parker, CEO of Southwest Airlines

a given leader and how they apply a particular leadership style to motivate their employees. It is common knowledge, that an employee with a high level of motivation will produce a higher economic be ... adership style and the effectiveness with which it is applied. There are four main leader behaviors commonly associated with leadership-style theories: directive, supportive, participative, and achiev ...

(9 pages) 429 0 4.2 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Bismarck and the German Empire. A deatiled story about Bismarck and his role in history.

Bismarck, a man of great power and a man of great problems. For most common knowledge Bismarck is known as "the man of blood and iron". He had an intellectual dominion o ...

(4 pages) 52 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Revolutionary War Advantages: Did America Win the War or England Lose the War

It is common knowledge that The United States of America began after winning its independence from Great B ...

(4 pages) 92 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

The Guest Host Relationship in The Odyssey

friend's house for dinner, it is customary to find out what we are expected to bring. This is just common knowledge.During the time of the Ancient Greeks, similar guidelines were in place that deline ...

(3 pages) 46 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


can be compared and contrasted to other works based off of the tale. Through research, analysis and common knowledge, it is possible to find similarities and differences between the different publicat ...

(6 pages) 134 0 3.9 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Criteria for speech

ow to take charge of situations, especially if there are any emergencies. Also because he has basic common knowledge of human anatomy so he can treat and cure illness or injury. Sofia Gonzales is a yo ...

(2 pages) 36 0 2.8 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

The Variations of Cinderella Stories

hat can be compared and contrasted to other works based on the tale. Through research, analysis and common knowledge, it is possible to find similarities and differences between the different publicat ... reader create an image of what is going on in the story. The story of Cinderella is one of the most common stories many people have heard before. There are many different ways to tell stories, but thi ...

(6 pages) 87 0 4.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

My notes to review for final. The brief overview of Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, and Epicurus.

a true search for the answer. But sophists believed that 1) virtue could be taught; 2) there is no common knowledge. Socrates' ethical principle: 1) virtue is knowledge/ wisdom. Virtue - excellence, ...

(3 pages) 67 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Why Banning Same-sex Marriage is Unconstitutional By Michi Metas

ghts of American citizens.The first amendment of the constitution states this (as many know through common knowledge):Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting ...

(2 pages) 43 2 3.6 Feb/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights