Essays Tagged: "mental capacity"

The Death Penalty and Juveniles.

e death penalty is the use of the death penalty on juveniles. Many think that juveniles possess the mental capacity to knowingly commit a crime and know the possible consequences of the crime. Then th ... erstand the consequences. Juveniles should not be spared the death penalty because they possess the mental capacity to commit the odious crimes that adults also commit and should be treated with the s ...

(3 pages) 160 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Religion and Art in Brave New World

mmas, the Deltas and finally, the Epsilons. The members of each class are ranked according to their mental capacity and physical appearance. Each class is conditioned to love their ranking; the mental ...

(2 pages) 64 2 3.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Clemency

rian reasons. Governor Ryan had doubts about the defendant's guilt, questions about the defendant's mental capacity and the rehabilitation of the inmates. He did this mostly so there will be no more i ...

(2 pages) 38 1 4.9 Dec/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Alzheimers disease

, Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of irreversible dementia. Dementia is chronic loss of mental capacity due to an organic cause. Dementia may involve progressive deterioration of thinking, ...

(2 pages) 63 0 2.4 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Descartes: Imagination

Imagination is traditionally defined as the mental capacity for experiencing, constructing, or manipulating mental imagery. It is the image of s ... d creative, original, and insightful thought. Sometimes, it also accounts for a much wider range of mental activities dealing with the "non-actual", such as supposing, pretending, thinking of possibil ... t an image [phantasma] is presented to us." According to Aristotle "the soul never thinks without a mental image [phantasma]." In this tradition, imagery, and thus imagination, has an essential role t ...

(10 pages) 76 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Tone and attitude of "The Life You Save may be Your Own, " Flannery O'Connor

red the most truthful character in the entire story. She does not avoid the truth of her daughter's mental capacity and understands that most men would not even consider Lucynell marriageable. Her gra ...

(2 pages) 30 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Insanity

Insanity is a legal term, used to cover a wide ranging and frequently expanding list of mental health conditions and syndromes. Webster's dictionary defines insanity as a "deranged state o ... ns and syndromes. Webster's dictionary defines insanity as a "deranged state of mind," lacking the "mental capacity required by law" to enter into certain agreements or "as removes one from criminal o ... hat he or she should not be held criminally liable (responsible) for breaking the law, as they were mentally ill or mentally incompetent at the time of their alleged criminal actions.The insanity defe ...

(20 pages) 180 1 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

"Of Mice and Men" - Mercy Killing

to protect others from Lennie as well as, Lennie from himself. Lennie was a difficult charge with a mental capacity of a child. His poor decisions were problematic over and over again. Lennie was inca ...

(1 pages) 26 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Imaginative Journeys: Coleridge

d the world. All journeys have their limits; in this case it is the imagination. Imagination is the mental capacity for experiencing, constructing, or manipulating mental imagery. Coleridge, through t ... ey Geok-lin Lim and 'Frost at Midnight' demonstrate how the environment can stimulate or manipulate mental imagery.Coleridge in his conversational poem 'This Lime Tree Bower my Prison' uses his consci ...

(6 pages) 75 0 4.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Perseverance or Pain

ences as well as the rewards that come with it. Little did I realize that day would be a test of my mental capacity for pain and to make a choice from something I wanted or my health. It was a cold wi ...

(4 pages) 9 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Richard Speck: A Walking Time Bomb

t kind of evil can convince a man to brutally murder eight nursing students? What was Richard Speck mental capacity at the time of the killings? How was his childhood life? People have long been inter ...

(3 pages) 9 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Organ donation

on redefines the meaning of death from the ending of physical existence to the end of "personal" or mental existence. It will be much harder to comprehend when we consider a person as actually dead.We ... actually dead.We are trying to control people's bodies. Taking power over them as soon as they lose mental capacity.Humans become an ends to a meansThe body is manipulated and becomes a machine - bein ...

(3 pages) 35 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Baby Jane Doe

die at the latest in her twenties after a life filled with pain and suffering, not even having the mental capacity to recognize her parents. Dr. Arjen Keuskamp, another pediatric neurologist, did not ...

(1 pages) 1403 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Hypatia

e reality, which could never be precisely described. Plotinus stressed that people did not have the mental capacity to fully understand both the ultimate reality itself or the consequences of its exis ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Black Like Me: A Sociological Research Project

blacks were treated differently based on their skin color or was this treatment justified by their mental capacity. He wanted to discover what it was like to be a black person, judged only on the bas ...

(1 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management