Essays Tagged: "general idea"

Critical Responses by O.K. Bouwsma and Norman Malcolm to Descartes' Skeptical Argument

In order to understand Descartes' argument and its sometimes radical ideas, onemust have at least a general idea of his motives in undertaking the argument. Theseventeenth century was a time of great ... r existence.He said it best in his own words, 'I will . . . apply myself earnestly and openly to thegeneral destruction of my former opinions.'1 By opinions he meant all the facts andnotions about the ...

(9 pages) 137 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy


and so find it easier to distinguish thesefrom the normal variations of mood seen in the community. General practitioners (GP's) need tobe sensitive enough to distinguish emotional reactions to setbac ... nal reactions to setbacks in life from anxietysyndromes, somatisation and clinical depressions. The general idea is that anxietydisorders, depressive episodes, somatisation and adjustment reactions ar ...

(12 pages) 430 0 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Global Economic Freedom is an issue that we as conscious business people should be aware of. It is not enough just to know the rules and laws that govern the economic system in one's own country.

al business it is almost certain that a business dealing with foreign countries will need to have a general idea about the foreign countries economic system and the general rules and laws that govern ... umption. Personal consumption helps the economy strengthen because when people have more money they generally consume more goods and services, which forces businesses to produce more goods and service ...

(7 pages) 110 2 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Einstein's Theory of Relativity. Basic explanations on Einstein's Theory of Relativity.

annot even begin to try to explain it in any technical data here. But it should be useful to have a general idea of whatEinstein was dealing with, the problem he was concerned with.Everybody knows fro ... ference! The ray of light would still pass at about 186,000 miles persecond. This is only te rough, general idea of what Einstein was dealing with in his theory of relativity. Among other things he de ...

(2 pages) 76 2 4.2 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Death of a Salesman Arthur Miller In today's society

th of a Salesman" did. while there will always be theater goers who attend classic productions, the general population wishes to see new faces, and relevant issues that they feel they can relate to. I ... ormat, the storywould need to change slightly in order to make it applicable to today's society.The general idea of the film, the notion that a man who has spent his entire life in one career field su ...

(6 pages) 80 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

GOD - an essay on whether god exists

an that that being exists. The idea is that something of less complexity, our minds or are being in general, can't produce the idea of something more complex, God or a God like being. This concept doe ... rough logic.To understand Descartes justification for the existence of God one must first have some general idea of Descartes' philosophy. In particular first we should examine the way in which Descar ...

(9 pages) 199 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

The Effects of Olfaction and Task Complexity on Recall (a lab report)

and task complexity on recall. All participants were English literates. After giving participants a general idea of the study, participants were given a list consisting of either simple or complex wor ... roximate time frame of under two seconds at the most (ScienceDaily LLC, 2004). Short-term memory is generally held to be information that has been transferred from the sensory memory banks as a result ...

(13 pages) 109 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

A Biographical Analysis of "Revelation" by Flannery O'Connor

od, most whites in the South were very prejudiced towards people of other races and lifestyles. The general idea was that the less fortunate were of a lesser social and personal quality, resulting in ...    Another important, and arguably the most important influence in this story and her writing in general is religion. A practicing Catholic, she was not influenced only by her own Catholic heritage ...

(5 pages) 40 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Determining audience, purpose, and tone This essay is a few years old but i hope that people will still take it into acount.

indignant, happy, tongue-in-cheek, conversational, or humorous-you want to convey. Once you have a general idea of each of these, you can begin to plan out how to organize and develop your paper.Know ...

(1 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Effects of Salted Liver on Planaria (Zoology Experiment)

ia. Although this simulation is not what these animals would encounter in nature, it will give us a general idea of their sensitivity and behavior that is common in the wild. My hypothesis is planaria ...

(3 pages) 20 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Question of God.

me is as old as civilization, and I found this event a great chance to develop my understanding and general idea of existence of God and other related questions.The lecture was very interesting and ex ...

(3 pages) 49 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Global Warming

tures, believed to be caused in part by the greenhouse effect and depletion of the ozone layer. The general idea is that global warming will be slow and the world will find time to discover the soluti ...

(3 pages) 186 1 4.2 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

"Ally McBeal" Episode Comparison

Our society seems to be somewhat infatuated with the general idea of 'sex'. In these two episodes of Ally McBeal, most of the main characters throughout ... mas. We would like to think what we think is 'normal' and is very 'real.' However, I think media in general directs us in how we think what we think.Everything in both episodes was well produced. The ... culous to happen in the same episode to the same people. On the other hand, in "Telephone" Ally has general affectionate feelings for Glenn, a coworker, which is not out of the ordinary at all. Even t ...

(2 pages) 12 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The advantages and disadvantages of new accounting standards IFRS

s on a like-for-like basis relatively straightforward. The purpose of this essay is going to give a general idea about advantages and disadvantage of IFRS, which has been widespread debate in the busi ...

(3 pages) 337 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

"Tuesdays With Morrie" by Mitch Albom

s book was just an inspiration to me, teaching me the great things and excitements of life, and the general idea in which life is based on.This book doesn't really have any connection with my life. It ...

(1 pages) 38 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

State Redistricting

four basic goals that, for the most part, should be achieved when creating a redistricting plan. A general idea of these goals are (1) the districts created should form a contiguous territory, (2) th ... it does not matter if it is controlled by the Democrats, Republicans, or bipartisan.Looking at the general concepts of partisan and bipartisan plans, we can see that both do not create an equal platf ...

(6 pages) 30 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Alan Lightman's "Progress"

In Alan Lightman's Progress; the writer believes that the general idea about advancement in technology being the measuring scale for society's progress is a l ...

(1 pages) 29 3 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Empirical status of the impact of parental discipline methods on the child's internalization of values: A critical evaluation.

he discussion, there is the need to divide parents into three broader categories in order to have a general idea of their use of disciplines. The categories, according to Baumrind (1971) are: authorit ... .However, besides the three categories that describe best the different parental styles, parents in general use different techniques that they think will lead to the internalization of values and mora ...

(12 pages) 79 0 4.3 Mar/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Global warming: Solution

tures, believed to be caused in part by the greenhouse effect and depletion of the ozone layer. The general idea is that global warming will be slow and the world will find time to discover the soluti ...

(3 pages) 65 1 3.6 May/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

To Kill A Mockingbird Vocab

stic pg.18-"¦and the class received these impressionistic"¦-giving a broad picture or general idea rather than an exact description Sentimentality pg.19-"¦there was no sentimental ...

(1 pages) 8 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American