Essays Tagged: "Justice"

The Story of Oedipus

Sn. EnglishThe Story of OedipusAfter reading Oedipus, one may think that in this story, there was nojustice, and nobody could avoid their fate. King Laius and Queen Jocasta,fearing the prophecy of the ... y to fulfill the first. But even through all this, I have donesome research and feel that there was justice in Oedipus, The King, and theirfate wasn't completely sealed.First, the murder of King Laius ...

(2 pages) 74 0 3.4 Aug/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Justice in King Lear

Many themes are evident in King Lear, but perhaps one of themost prevalent relates to the theme of justice. Shakespeare hasdeveloped a tragedy that allows us to see man's decent intochaos. Although L ... 62), the treatment of the main charactersencourages the reader to reflect on the presence or lack ofjustice in this world. The characters also vary in theirinclination to view the world from either a ...

(6 pages) 102 0 3.6 Apr/1992

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

The Caning Punishment Issue

Caning Punishment IssueReintroducing corporeal punishment would lower the crime rate and give some justice to the victims. There should be a defined level to the punishment and to which crimes it sho ... ate and the need to solve this problem.America broke free from the rule of England because of the injustices they believed were being done to them. One of the things the Americans wanted to break free ...

(2 pages) 45 0 4.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Morals And Psychological Aspects in Jane Eyre

timately will choosethe option which adheres to its moral foundation.Jane's morals include honesty, justice, and friendship. Her past experiencesstrongly support this moral foundation. As a child she ... hese came to hate the ideaof deceit along with anyone who practiced it. In addition, Jane never saw justice. Nomatter how obvious it was that John or one of his sisters were at fault Jane was alwaysbl ...

(1 pages) 58 0 4.0 Feb/1994

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


live with good ethics was to follow the five virtues:Jen; to do good on others,yi; rightsiosness by justice,li; religious and moral ways of acting,chih; wisdom andhsin; faithfulness.All of these being ...

(1 pages) 134 0 4.0 Jan/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Justice as Fairness versus the Principle of Average Utility. On John Rawl's statement.

ohn Rawls' statement that; individuals in the original position (OP) would choose his conception of justice over the principle of average utility. To reach a satisfactory conclusion requires an elabor ... ion Rawls conceptualized for individuals in the OP, choosing between the two opposing principles of justice. The first step is to define justice and more specifically, the particular type of justice t ...

(10 pages) 325 0 3.9 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Anti-terrirosm legislation and legal theorists

tical process is most important.Ely based his argument on the Carolene Products footnote, where the Justice said it was not necessary to look at cases that clearly violated the political process (Ely ... Ely does not believe in generalization, it therefore is the case that he believes in individualized justice (Ely 74). People should not be treated unfairly simply because they are refugees or immigran ...

(15 pages) 283 2 4.2 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Bonum Ex Integra Cause, Malum Ex Quocumque Defectu

t of conduct, must be good. The physical act of giving another person money may be either an act of justice, when one pays a debt, or it may be an act of mercy or benevolence, as it is if one give the ...

(3 pages) 41 0 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays


Justice is something everyone deserves, but it isn't always what they get. Justice can be unfair at ... s bike. No one deserves the car more, so there should be equal amounts of use.Another place where injustices occur is at school. Budging in the lunch-line, pop quizzes, homework, detentions, and cheat ... isn't caught enough. If it was, there wouldn't be this problem.Probably the place where the most injustices occur is the workplace. People will eventually need jobs, and usually they spend most of th ...

(2 pages) 95 0 3.8 Sep/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Film Score Music

FILM SCORE MUSICTo say that music plays a large role in our society would not do justice to one of the most important and popular art forms of yesterday and today. We underestimate ...

(13 pages) 182 0 4.2 May/1995

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Mother...How I knew you

The courtroom filled with people rushing in to see that justice be done that day. It was late afternoon, and I was surprised to see interest left in everyon ...

(6 pages) 158 1 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Dostoevsky's "The Gambler " As A Reflection Of Myself. Personal comparison

than what his society allows him to be. That is to say he may be a lowly tutor, but he care's about justice and the atrocities committed by the 'high-born' class. I, through faults of my own and Injus ...

(3 pages) 72 0 2.3 Mar/1995

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Capital punishment

nds both supportingand opposing capital punishment.Two different cases can be made. One is based on justice and the nature of amoral community. This leads to a defense of capital punishment. The secon ... love and the nature of an ideal spiritual community. This leads toa rejection of capital punishment.JUSTICE AND THE NATURE OF MORAL COMMUNITYA central principal of a just society is that every person ...

(2 pages) 90 0 4.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law


s by nature a political animal, because he has the ability to communicate and to dialogue and about justice and the good. The city is prior to the individual.Natural slaves are those who perceive reas ... rty in common will not reduce factional conflict, but may actually increase because of a sense of injustice.A citizen in the strict sense is one who shares in making decisions and holding office. Citi ...

(4 pages) 175 1 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

It's a story about "The Necklace," written by Maupassant. I got an A on the paper.

raditional Cinderella story because it is so endearing because it takes advantage of one's sense of justice. By sense of justice I do not mean one's sense that all evil should be punished, but one's s ...

(3 pages) 164 0 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"The Conflict between a Lawyer's own Personal Morality and his Duties to the Client and the Court."

ords, does the lawyer represent the court or his client, and does either of these approaches favour justice? The problems which this issue can cause are seen in the three main areas of Legal Ethics, n ... treme example, the principle can be applied in other circumstances, and whether the lawyer acts for justice, or for the benefit of his client, will be looked at later with respect to the adversarial s ...

(11 pages) 294 1 3.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Philosophies of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle

similar in some ways. For example, all three philosophers had their own thoughts on the subject of justice and government. Socrates belief on this matter was that democracy was anunwise form of gover ... at democracy was anunwise form of government. He thought that the electing of the people was unfair justice. Plato had some of the same beliefs. He believed that government should only have rulers who ...

(2 pages) 274 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Plato's Republic, Does Plato Believe There can ever be a Just Society ?

d just actions. A soul must be allowed to perform its proper function. In a state you cannot define justice by a man because a man can decay into ugliness. Instead you must define justice based on for ... he will and knowledge of society. A perfect society must have temperance, knowledge, and wisdom. In justices occur because of a lack of knowledge resulting in greed. In order to get rid of injustice e ...

(3 pages) 335 0 4.4 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

Capital Punishment

d? The answer is "no". The state murdering people because of their crimes simply does not equate to justice. Life is so precious that nobody should ever be killed, even by the state. Citizens have a c ... hose laws ruled the colonies. After the revolution, English common law remained the basis of the US justice system. In the early Nineteenth Century, the abolitionist movement gained momentum and many ...

(7 pages) 311 4 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Basic explanation on ordinary mortality - touches Lord of the Flies. Compare how Hobbes and Augustine think the condition of war arises and defend one author’s account of 'ordinary' morality as an ant

e full functioning of human beings. Full functioning comes from the four internal virtues (courage, justice, temperance, and prudence) that we must exercise to achieve good human morality. Human moral ... utual society that believes in God. Believing in God, though, lends a problem in the simple rule of justice: how do we give each other their due? Seemingly, war or hostility would not be a part of a C ...

(3 pages) 41 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American