Essays Tagged: "french philosopher"

Peter Abelard's Heloise: On being a woman in Europe's Middle Ages.

on women as well as the role women made in shaping their social status.Peter Abelard (1079-1142), a French philosopher and theologian, was an early exponent of scholasticism. After studying in Paris h ...

(6 pages) 158 2 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Life and Philosophies of Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Jean-Jacques Rousseau was an influential French philosopher of the Age of Enlightenment. Rousseau was born on the eighteenth of June 1712 and ...

(3 pages) 167 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Absolute Responsibility for All ?

AbsoluteResponsibility for All ?Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980) was a French philosopher who believed in existentialism. He was also an atheist. He used literature to con ...

(4 pages) 110 0 3.9 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

How and why has the relationship within the UK between politicians and judges changed over the last 30 years?

owers doctrine can be traced back as far as Aristotle. The modern doctrine has been espoused by the French philosopher Montesquieu in the 18th century. He suggested that government powers should not b ...

(8 pages) 54 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

The philosopher Rousseau and a biography of him along with some of his beliefs

RousseauBiographyRousseau was a French Philosopher who was born in Geneva on June 28, 1712. (He died at Ermenonville on July 2, 1778 ... verting himself to the enjoyment of nature, the study of music, the reading of English, German, and French. He also studied the many philosophers before his time, modern chemistry, and all the while, ...

(5 pages) 31 0 2.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Descartes Essay

French Philosopher, Renes Descartes, is considered the father of modern philosophy and is notorious ...

(2 pages) 26 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Show how the theodicies of Iranaeous and Augustine account for natural evil.

eologians have struggled with the problem of evil, against Gods existence, causing some such as the French philosopher Jean Paul Sartre 1905-1980 to state that God does not exist. Theodicy is a branch ...

(4 pages) 85 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

The Nature vs. Nurture Debate

ersus nurture debate is of constant discussion amongst psychologists today. In the 17th century the French philosopher Rene Descartes set out views which held that people possess certain inborn ideas ...

(1 pages) 179 1 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Michel Foucault

Foucault, Michel (1926-1984), French philosopher, who attempted to show that the basic ideas which people normally take to be perm ...

(3 pages) 178 1 4.2 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

"To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee - this essay describes the different themes and symbolisms in the book.

ward another."Everyone is born innocent, it is society that corrupts him". Jean-Jacques Rousseau, a French philosopher, proposes this explanation of the evils of human beings. In "To Kill a Mockingbir ...

(5 pages) 40 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

"Candide" and the Enlightenment

ed not only political paradigm, but social institutions as well. In the novel "Candide", the famous French philosopher of the Enlightenment era, Voltaire, expresses his views about society and the bel ... cept a compassion for others. Though the Age of Reason eventually gave way to the injustices of the French Revolution in France, the philosophies and implications of the Enlightenment are still presen ...

(7 pages) 63 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Voltaire

Voltaire is a French philosopher and writer whose works epitomize the Age of Enlightenment, often attacking injust ... im into trouble with the authorities.In 1759, Voltaire purchased an estate called "Ferney" near the French-Swiss border where he lived until just before of his death. Ferney soon became the intellectu ...

(1 pages) 635 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Voltaire - "If God did not exist it would be necessary to invent him". Agreeing essay.

Voltaire is a French philosopher and writer whose works epitomize the Age of Enlightenment, often attacking injust ... im into trouble with the authorities.In 1759, Voltaire purchased an estate called "Ferney" near the French-Swiss border where he lived until just before of his death. Ferney soon became the intellectu ...

(3 pages) 16 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Language and Women

nking. The relationship between words and thoughts are the same, as one cannot think without words. French philosopher Etinne Bonnet De Condillac says, "We think only in the medium of words. The art o ...

(5 pages) 54 1 4.1 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Frederick Douglass

freedom is through knowledge because knowledge is power according to Frederick Douglass(1845). The French philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau said a man is born free and everywhere is in chains. Which ...

(3 pages) 42 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Adoption By Homosexuals

comprising logic, ethics, aesthetics, metaphysics and epistemology. Philosophy is mandatory in the French high schools, on hope that teenager will learn more about life, and rights. And since it is t ... y. Since it goes by a system of values by which ones lives, so it should not be allowed. The French Philosopher Francois Marie Arouet (1694-1778), also known as Voltaire was a defender of toler ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Jacques Derrida: "Writing and Difference"

Introduction:Derrida is a contemporary French philosopher, and he is the 'founder and head' of school of deconstruction. "Derrida can safel ... ollection of essays written by this author from 1959 to 1966. This book has molded the contemporary French thought and hailed as the landmark as for the issues it deals with. Deconstructionism is the ... e his style of writing has seeming hieroglyphics. He is hailed as the most challenging contemporary French thinkers-he questions thought as we know it.

(4 pages) 44 0 4.1 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

How sociological factors affec

A French philosopher and writer, Pierre Bourdieu ( Bourdieu et al.1990) claims that sociological facto ...

(10 pages) 47 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Baron de montesquieu

Baron de Montesquieu was a French philosopher who lived around the late 1600's and early 1700's. This was before the French Rev ... 700's. This was before the French Revolution. He believed strongly in Thomas Locke, who was another French philosopher. Montesquieu also wrote many books that greatly influenced the society he was in ... ed work was Lettres Persanes, or Persian Letters. This book deals with the criticism of the wealthy French lifestyle. The book is about two Persian's who take a trip to Paris. Montesquieu ridicules th ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Queen Kristina Of Sweden 1626-1689

til she was old enough to handle things.Growing up was hard for Kristina. She learnt languages like French, German, Italian, Spanish, Swedish and to read Latin. There was this French philosopher, scie ...

(2 pages) 347 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History