Essays Tagged: "general principles"

Aristotle: A Comprehensive View on Nature and Society

er to fully understand Aristotle's views on a natural system, it is necessary to first explain some general principles of his philosophy. It is in his work the Categories that Aristotle presents the c ...

(5 pages) 323 0 4.4 Dec/1994

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

"A critique" of The Giver by Lois Lowry

this supposedly 'ideal' society.This book began with a description of sameness and release the two general principles the society functions on. It then continues while Jonas (the main character) wait ...

(3 pages) 98 0 2.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Metaphysics: The Ghost in the Machine.

Metaphysics is defined as a branch of philosophy dealing with the most general principles underlying all reality and knowledge. Throughout history, philosophers have attem ...

(8 pages) 110 0 1.5 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Managing Organisations.

nd disadvantages of a matrix structure in organisations.DEFINITIONIn the economic literature no one generally corresponding definition for the concept "Matrix-Organisation" exists. Nevertheless some g ... multi-dimensional structure. Besides Dow-Corning, there were also Corning Glass, Lockheed Aircraft, General Electric and Citicorp.The main reason for choosing this type of organisation for the above n ...

(6 pages) 183 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Explain the advantages and disadvantages of a matrix structure in organisations.

DEFINITIONIn the economic literature no one generally corresponding definition for the concept "Matrix-Organisation" exists. Nevertheless some g ... multi-dimensional structure. Besides Dow-Corning, there were also Corning Glass, Lockheed Aircraft, General Electric and Citicorp.The main reason for choosing this type of organisation for the above n ...

(6 pages) 420 1 3.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Contextualising Theory in Practice

icted as the act of doing something and is usually contrasted to theory. From theory can be derived general principles (or rules). These in turn can be applied to the problems of practice. Theory is ' ... .The dictionary defines theory as:A supposition or system of ideas explaining something ...based on general principles independent of the particular things to be explained. (Oxford Concise Dictionary, ...

(8 pages) 208 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

John Stuart Mill on Liberty

e; he goes through all the important issues involved with liberty in order for us to understand his general principles. The principle that concerns us in this essay is the harm principle; that is that ...

(8 pages) 221 2 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

How we teach and how students learn- A mismatch

students from going through the same struggles, instructors often teach from the top down, from the general to the particular. Generalizations are often fully formulated when they are introduced. Stud ... lated when they are introduced. Students are not actively engaged in the process of abstraction and generalization. Very little inductive thinking is involved; the reasoning is almost entirely deducti ...

(13 pages) 143 1 4.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics


THE GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF TEACHINGASSIGNMENT 1ContentsTask 1 3Learning 3Forgetting 3Motivation 4Attentio ... ensures the adoption of mutual respect.ConceptsDictionary Definition:con·cept (k n s pt )n.A general idea derived or inferred from specific instances or occurrences.Something formed in the mind ... ecurity, order.3. Affiliation and affection.4. Self esteem and status.5. Self fulfilment.SummaryThe general principles of motivation are interrelated. A single teaching action can use many of them simultaneously.

(11 pages) 150 0 3.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking


          The theory of Neoevolutionism states that how culture develops is by giving general principles of its evolutionary process. This theory of cultural evolution was originally dem ... gy.                 One of the theories of Neoevolutionism is called "General Evolution." Leslie White came up with this theory. Here, White saw that technology was a "Pr ...

(4 pages) 58 0 3.9 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

The Aim of Public International Law

xists a community of states, the maintaining of law and order becomes essential. A state will, as a general rule, do its utmost to act within the confines of the framework of rules which make up inter ... he confines of the framework of rules which make up international law. Any state disregarding these general principles of peaceful and cooperative cohabitation between states runs the risk of incurrin ...

(9 pages) 86 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Juvenile Delinquency

ocs/community.pdf. The first website discusses the fundamental principles, scope of the guidelines, general principles and socialization processes of juvenile delinquency prevention. Their beliefs are ...

(4 pages) 153 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Kant's Moral Theory And Liberalism: A Comparison

are committed to a common set of presuppositions and principles (Goldberg 519). It is based on four general principles: individualism, universalism, equality, and reform. Individualism is the paramoun ... ts issued by reason to act in various ways that may or should be considered valuable. There are two general kinds of imperatives. One is hypothetical and the other is categorical. A hypothetical imper ...

(3 pages) 54 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Traffic Signals:An Introduction

raffic Engineering Practice Part 7: Traffic Signals, AUSTROADS, Sydney.A useful introduction to the general principles of intersection design, including isolated and networked traffic signals, can be ... es covered in this unit.Traffic Signal History What are Traffic Signals? Modern traffic signals are generally banks of lights used to control traffic. By a universally agreed convention an illuminated ...

(29 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Self & Society: A Social Constructionist Perspecti

questions whether the human psyche can be completely explained by breaking it down into one or two general principles. Reductionism would have it that all human behaviour can ultimately be determined ...

(9 pages) 147 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Distinction between Knowledge & Belief.

?philo? which means love and ?sophia? meaning wisdom. Philosophers love to know the truth about the general principles of the world and they pursue the truth in these. Through the ages many philosophe ... o know anything with absolute certainty, or to know the world as it 'really' is. It can also mean a general reluctance to accept anything on face value without sufficient proof, and in modern day phil ...

(6 pages) 85 0 4.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Five Ethical Principles for Research With Human Participants

There are five general principles in the 2002 APA ethics code designed to "guide and inspire psychologists toward t ... ice, and beneficence. The following are five basic ethical principles presented in the order of the general principles in the APA code that apply specifically to conducting biomedical and behavioral r ... ts validity), safeguards must be implemented to protect the welfare and dignity of participants. In general, procedures that involve concealment or deception in a research design can be implemented on ...

(5 pages) 204 0 4.3 Jul/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Critically examine and discuss the separation of powers in the Hong Kong legal system using relevant legislations and case law

actice with a codified constitution that laid down the legal foundations. One of the most important general principles of the Basic Law is the authorization of the region to maintain a system of execu ... he most important aspects of Hong Kong's fundamental value. Article 2 of the Basic Law provides the general principle of the judiciary's independence from the executive and legislative branches. Artic ...

(11 pages) 70 0 4.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

International Law and Municipal law

_____________________________________________________________________________1.0 General Principles _____________________________________________________________________________Intr ... ernational law and national law, which law prevails? Thus, we must have a good understanding on the general rules on the relationship between international law and municipal law and take note that dif ... hat have been developed to explain the relationship of international law and the municipal law on a general level before we determine the practical matters.Theories regarding the relationship between ...

(24 pages) 80 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Research Proposal: Are radiographers capable of undertaking the role of Practitioner under IR (ME) R?

graphers may undertake this role. Matthews and Brennan (2008) (Justification of x-ray examinations: General principles and an Irish perspective. Radiography 14, 349-355) discuss the principles of just ... ons about this issue. For example, Matthews and Brenna (2008) (Justification of x-ray examinations: General principles and an Irish perspective. Radiography 14, 349-355) discuss the principles of just ...

(7 pages) 29 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers