Essays Tagged: "Conjecture"

The rise of violent crime in Canada

lly all the statistics that are gathered and used by the police are basedupon reported crime and no conjecture on unreported crime is included in these officialstatistics.To fully understand what viol ...

(11 pages) 154 0 4.1 Apr/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Rene Descartes and a discription of his dream and evil demon conjectures, method of doubt, and clear and distinct testing. Also, the bad and good of his theory (opinion).

s open to discussion and can be questioned.Descartes' 'Method of Doubt' incorporated two well-known conjectures, a dream conjecture and the evil demon conjecture. What the dream conjecture is, is the ... ecture is, is the notion that everything that is reality might just be a dream. Adding to the dream conjecture, is the evil demon conjecture. This evil demon conjecture, in essence, is the concept tha ...

(5 pages) 350 3 3.9 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

~"To what extent is any given man morally responsible for any given act? We do not know." - Alexis Carrel. This essay explains how we've handled our opinion as a society.

ible for any given act? We do not know." - Alexis Carrel (1873-1944). Every person has a dissimilar conjecture concerned with the method of judging others. In some specific cases, an individual should ...

(2 pages) 36 0 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Critical Thinking and Decision Making.

we know? What is the evidence?), being aware of gaps in knowledge, distinguishing between fact and conjecture, distinguishing between an idea and the name of that idea and providing definitions, look ... hat is the evidence?·Being aware of gaps in knowledge·Distinguishing between fact and conjecture·Distinguishing between an idea and the name of that idea and providing definitions ...

(3 pages) 478 1 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

This essay gives you an idea of how anorexic people live.

y guy is attracted to. That is the main cause of many women for being anorectic. Many judgments and conjecture are made about this illness. For a greater understanding of this disease, it must be view ...

(8 pages) 50 1 3.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Tackling a paradox: Do we or don't we arrive at the destination?

eally do arrive at B?It's perhaps not that easy to answer. However, I just try to afford some rough conjecture: Focusing on the different nature of Bs (arriving points) may shed some light upon the di ...

(5 pages) 46 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

A Raisin in the Sun, analyzes the themes and motifs in the book

to deal with the oppressive circumstances that rule their lives. The title of the play references a conjecture that Langston Hughes famously posed in a poem he wrote about dreams that were forgotten o ...

(4 pages) 130 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Martin Bormann's role in the Nazi Party.

ibed him as his `most faithful Party comrade', Bormann's exact role remains shrouded in mystery and conjecture, and continues to be a source of debate among historians.Personal Life and BackgroundMart ...

(7 pages) 34 0 1.9 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Summary of Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neil Hurston

since Logan had plenty of land he could make Janie happy. "Finally out of Nanny's talk and her own conjecture she made a sort of comfort for herself. Yes, she would love Logan after they were married ...

(3 pages) 24 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Explain why indentured servants and other poor whites were given more rights than slaves or free blacks during the early 1800's

servants were treated as slaves even before the establishment of slavery in America, it is easy to conjecture that economic opportunities were made available to white settlers by oppressing the black ...

(4 pages) 35 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Discussion of Freud and Jung

s act the way they do. Absolutes play no function in psychology. Everything is relative and open to conjecture. Theologians give us their visions or thoughts about life. In the field of psychology, th ...

(6 pages) 141 0 4.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Animals in Captivity.

There is much conjecture over whether captivity is good or bad for wild animals. Many people consider it will brin ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.3 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

An academic book review on "The Devil in the White City" by Erik Larson.

at Fire of 1871, the tales that composed this story were born.Combining comprehensive research with conjecture, the story tells the fascinating parallel tales of two remarkable men, each of whom pursu ...

(3 pages) 66 0 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Critical lens essay of "Dune" by Frank Herbert and "Huckleberry Finn" by Mark Twain, using the quote "we do not read literature for improvement or instruction" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

iterature for improvement or instruction." However, there are many reasons to disagree with Holmes' conjecture; there is a great deal of literature that provides philosophical insight along with enter ...

(3 pages) 2923 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

The Perrenial Problem: Man

nirvanna ( salvation ) will onlybe attained through life filled with rights and virtous. Lao Tzu's conjecture ( TAOISM )emphasized that paradoxes about man's tribulation and miseries are ways of livi ...

(2 pages) 26 0 2.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Flying Geese Model

s been inducing praise for their seemingly longest period of sustained growth ever contributed. The conjecture suggested that there is an "Asian century" ahead, and that East Asia's economies would ov ...

(8 pages) 73 0 4.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Encumbrance Of War

wever, his newfound resolution to command his platoon with strict military procedure is certainly a conjecture of his psyche. The author begins his account of "The Things They Carried" with Lt. Cross ...

(1 pages) 378 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Malcolm X

th the exception of one, The Autobiography of Malcolm X, penned by Alex Haley, is based on hearsay, conjecture and opinions. There are too, a lot of Internet sites devoted to Malcolm. Most of them are ...

(2 pages) 269 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Awakening: An Analysis

ious or unconscious manifestation of the author's mind. Keeping this in mind, the reader is able to conjecture the author's stance on morality, the world, good and bad, and many other issues. on three ...

(1 pages) 235 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Was September 11th an Inside Job? Or are the Conspiracy Theorists Just Crazy?

cannot be backed up with facts, some of them defy logic, and others are just pure speculation. The conjecture that conspiracy theorists have concocted is that George W. Bush played a crucial role in ...

(14 pages) 63 0 3.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues