Essays Tagged: "Mind"


alismI believe that the popular or 'ghost in the machine' form of substance dualism best solves the mind body problem. My views in this area have been influenced by my twelve years of Catholic educati ... . My views in this area have been influenced by my twelve years of Catholic education. The soul, or mind, depending on your level of belief, was a complete and separate entity and was the center of a ...

(4 pages) 221 0 4.1 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Human Nature

er's theory of the Emergent Individual is superior to John Foster's Cartesian Dualism in explaining mind-body interaction. I will begin with an explanation of Cartesian Dualism and how it proposes to ... . I will begin with an explanation of Cartesian Dualism and how it proposes to solve the problem of mind-body interaction. Then I will explain the idea of the Emergent Individual and why it is superio ...

(5 pages) 175 0 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The definition of Intellect

e intellect. Intellect is oftenthought to be 'smartness'. An intellectual is thought to be, in some minds,an 'academic genius'. But in fact the essence of intellect is common sense. Inall everyone has ... llect will make assumptions andconclusions that are very appropriate and reasoned in his or her own mind.'Everything can be justified in life'judg·ment: the ability to come to opinions of thing ...

(3 pages) 134 2 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Human Perception, An intimate look into the most intriguing aspect of modern psychology

ntrols our emotions, our thoughts, and our conscience. What is this remarkable element of the human mind? It is called perception. Perception as defined in the Merrian-Webster Dictionary as the follow ... bee looks at a flower that is meant for feeding from, they do not only notice the colors the human mind sees. The bee sees a yellow 'run-way' directly into the core of the flower, guiding it into the ...

(9 pages) 316 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Sensation & Perception

Great computer assignment for highschool students

ught.Many scientists remain doubtful that true AI can ever be developed. The operation of the human mind is still little understood, and computer design may remain essentially incapable of analogously ...

(2 pages) 140 3 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

A comparison between an open-mind and a closed-one.

f it, and having the right outlook on things will guarantee an interesting and successful life."The mind is a terrible thing to waste." Everyone knows this famous quotation, but still a countless numb ... mous quotation, but still a countless number of people waste their potential on the path of "closed mindedness." A "closed minded" person believes everything is either in black or white, with no gray ...

(3 pages) 138 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Does Science yet have a full understanding of the universe ?

ms. Despite this, most stars' closest neighbour is more than 10 light years away. How could a human mind, being comprised of such a tiny amount of brain cells, hope to understand something so big? The ... hope to understand something so big? The fact is that there is such a limited capacity in the human mind that such understanding almost unequivocally escapes us.This is, of course, all assuming that a ...

(5 pages) 50 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Art of Listening

e-occupied with a thought or something you consider problematic, then you can't listen because your mind can only hold one thing at a time and if you are worrying about something, then you don't hear ... ause they had broken up, he had hung up on her. All morning Serela had been talking with him in her mind, telling him all the things she didn"t have a chance to say as she tried to convince herself sh ...

(6 pages) 86 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


Hypnotism, contrary to common beleif, is merely state when your mind and body are In a state of relaxation and your mind is open to positive, or cleverly worded Neg ... hypnotism is a powerful for self help, And/or mischeif.+-----------------------+ ! Your subconcious mind ! +-----------------------+Before going in further, i'd like to state that hypnotism not only i ... ut also that it Taps a force of incredible power, beleive it or not, this power is your subconcious Mind. The subconcious mind always knows what is going on with every part of your Body,Every moment o ...

(6 pages) 47 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

A Critique of George Berkeley's Treatise on Human Knowledge

presents a very strong philosophical argument. He reasons that nothing in the world, other than the mind, can exist without or independent of the mind. He reasons that things aren't really "things" bu ... t since the table is only perceived by the senses, which are themselves ideas and exist only in the mind, that the table we perceive can exist only in the mind as well. He writes that since the table ...

(4 pages) 56 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Another's Point of View by:Katy Buxton

at you thought was, "my way is right and I know it's true."What you don't understand is that, other minds considered,The ignorance in your opinion makes your heart become littered.You make no sense to ... e for allAnd then contradict yourself by saying that all else would fall.With your first thought in mind, shouldn't you not condemn the rest,But love the world through Him, and hope just hope for the ...

(1 pages) 25 1 4.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

What can will we gain with love?

at can I do? What should I do? After all had gone, I can think clearly, no feelings will control my mind. The first two questions got in my mind were, "what is love? And is it true?" Now I'm confused. ... ecognized lately. Now I think that all the people I mentioned previously are crazy in love, have no minds but only hearts, they are thinking through their hearts. No love at all, that's all in vain, l ...

(2 pages) 75 1 4.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Do you "live to eat" or "eat to live"?

think that it will fix whatever is wrong.Another salient reason why we purge ourselves with food is mind hunger.Most of us confuse mind hunger, which has nothing to do with food, with body hunger.Mind ... stand how the rest can eatfood if they're not hungry. They control themselves not to be obsessed by mind hunger or emotional eatig and they try to trust the wisdom of their biology.Being hungry is lik ...

(2 pages) 34 1 2.5 Feb/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Artificial Intelligence and the Human Mind

AbstractResearch on the function of the human mind and Artificial Intelligence (AI) suggests that the similarities between the two are far more pr ... eport is to asses the processes involved in the function of the brain and of AI. With the idea that Mind = Software and Brain = Hardware in mind, a thorough discussion will ensue to highlight the simi ... that advances in the field of AI has had a significant impact on our understanding of how the human mind functions and the effect of our understanding of the human mind in aiding scientists to excel i ...

(8 pages) 118 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Deep-Sworn Vow - Commentary

explaining to the reader that he has unsuccessfully attempted to force a certain person out of his mind and heart. This person has lost the speaker's trust by breaking the "deep-sworn vow." The ... friend to them.He goes on to say that despite his attempts to forget her, the woman is still on his mind. The images of death, sleep, and alcohol are all situations in which one does not have control ...

(1 pages) 1853 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


iate when there are someone say “Wow! You look so young!”? Would you want to practice you mind to be stronger? If your answer is “yes”, YOGA will be a good choice. I have done yoga ... lose weight for sure. Last of all yoga is the same as meditation. Regular doing yoga will train the mind to be calm, concentrated, and relaxed because doing yoga requires you to focus at one point and ...

(2 pages) 32 0 3.7 Jan/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Human Mind

m growing older I seem to realise that I let things go without the thought of regret coming into my mind. I know I am young, but I also know that I am wise. I know the hurt that is out there and I kno ... ran backwards and came even closer then before. They say that people stay at a certain point in the mind and can't get any closer...but I, though not alone prooved the outsiders wrong yet again...for ...

(4 pages) 373 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Brave New World: Argumentative Paragraph The people of Brave New

However, I feel that this form of "happiness" is actually an illusion. It's a sedation of the human mind, and thus crippling the thought processes. Even in today's society there is an urge for immedia ... ought processes. Even in today's society there is an urge for immediate gratification. However, the mind is still active and is able to think of ways to achieve gratification short of a drug induced s ...

(2 pages) 1571 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Becoming a Psychologist

subject to go to college and study about.But this is comletely a wrong impression put into people's mind. Psycology not only means knowing about the mental state of anyone but it is about realling lea ... not only means knowing about the mental state of anyone but it is about realling learning states of mind at each and every occasion. One can surely tacle themselves until they are in control with thei ...

(1 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Artificial Intelligence : Can Computers Think?

hazard to the question. According to Webster?s New Compact Dictionary defines ?think? as "1. Have a mind. 2. Believe. 3. Employ the mind.? Having a mind means having its own psychological states but, ... form then how can we determine that a computer also have a psychological states. On the other hand, mind, personality or thought cannot be reformed; therefore, we cannot conclude that the computers ca ...

(5 pages) 43 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology