Essays Tagged: "mind and body"

The Odyssey and It's Relation to the Greek Ideal Of a Sound Mind and Body

lized for not runnin the old spell check Good Essay.....silly errorsHow Is The Greek Idea of a SoundMind and Body Essential for TheSuccessful Characters of The Odyssey?If one were to only have a very ... uld feel that he is not complete. They believed an individual must have have both, a well developed mind and a fit body, not only one or the other, to be ideal. This is the Greek concept of a sound mi ...

(5 pages) 83 1 5.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Descartes Mind/body problem; interactionism; materialism; delerminsm; libertarianism

The mind/body problem has been an issue in the philosophy of mind, dating back to at least Plato, who wa ... ack to at least Plato, who was the first dualist, and Aristotle, who was the first materialist. The mind/body problem is simple: What is the relationship between one's mind and one's body? Are they tw ... able to survive on their own? Or as Descartes believed through his idea of interactionism, does the mind and body have a causal interaction?How can a non-physical and physical substance causally inter ...

(4 pages) 216 1 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

The Mind Body Problem

The Mind-Body ProblemThe mind-body problem can be broken down into a series of questions. What is the mi ... y problem can be broken down into a series of questions. What is the mind? What is the body? Do the mind and body co-exist, or does the mind only exist in the body? Or does the body only exist in the ... xist, or does the mind only exist in the body? Or does the body only exist in the mind? If both the mind and body exist, there could be a number of types of relationships. Maybe the mind affects the b ...

(4 pages) 200 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Hypnotism

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

Biography of Stress

tant to know about its forerunner or originator called STRAIN. STRAIN is an influence on our mind and body created by our deteriorating social and natural environments around us. It daily exert ... quently, we meet with confusion, worries and depression. All this combined creates a tension on our mind and body. This exertion or influence is called STRAIN. STRAIN, after getting into our bo ...

(3 pages) 49 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

Discuss the mind-body problem, its origin in Descartes' philosophy, Descartes' solution and other relevant reactions, including you own?

Descartes brought the mind-body dualism forward to prominence. It was his attempt to give credit to the immaterial, to ack ... t to give credit to the immaterial, to acknowledge and validate God and the soul, to understand the mind separate from the body. What is consciousness? Is it free or unchained? What are the limits of ... Passions, supplemented Meditations with a more ordered approach and a clearer study of feelings.The mind holds no spatial qualities, being a concern of the physical, yet connected with the body. Where ...

(2 pages) 107 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

What are the strengths and weaknesses of dualism and monism?

ow. The word "Dualism" means that our physical and our mental are independent. And our body and our mind cannot be the same. It is because of mind and body is two separate substances. In the contract, ... e contract, the "monism" means that both of the physical and mental are combined being one. And our mind and body are indivisible and are each influenced by the other. The monism and dualism individua ...

(6 pages) 83 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Employee Empowerment in a Transformed Organization

rs can start by reading empowering materials, attending seminars focusing on rejuvenating their own mind and body, learning to manage time and energy effectively, and participating in empowerment trai ...

(3 pages) 223 0 5.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Parents and school should play equal parts in a child's education and upbringing. Discuss.

along with family in a child's education and upbringing.In conclusion, the child can never develop mind and body perfectly without the support of one in these two factors. It is highly recommended th ...

(1 pages) 19 0 3.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Alcoholism

be inevitable. But my father portrays an excellent example of the importance of being both sound of mind and body. He sacrifices his sleep time to work out so he can spend quality time in the evening ... etermined to stay on top is how I try to complete my activities. My future is a topic that is on my mind, and every other senior in high school. I plan to attend college and participate in football. I ...

(3 pages) 354 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

English composition driving

. Driving is not only the coordination of eyes, feet and hands, it is a complete involvment of your mind and body. That is why driving is so exciting, you are fighting against yourself. The addition o ... another universe rocked by the symphony of all the cylinders.The interaction of your body and your mind, enable you to drive perfectly. However, your body is only a tool between your mind and the car ...

(3 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Hypnosis 2

story of the art of Hypnosis and what it is. Hypnosis is the term for a state of the body where the mind is subconsciously active but the conscious mind and the body are in a sleep like state (althoug ... o describe the brain waves given off during these states. When the subconscious (subcon) or "Alpha" mind is responding, different commands, or suggestions, can be implemented into the mind. The subcon ...

(7 pages) 28 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Why

ddiction.Before we do that we must first know and understand what Heroin is and what is does to the mind and body. Other names for Heroin are: Junk, Smack, Skag, H, Gear, Brown and the list goes on. H ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Cole Vs. Confusianism

"self" from critiquing Rene Descartes' work on examining the relationship between consciousness or mind and physical body. Thus, in order for me to outline the author's description of "self", I would ... e author's description of "self", I would need to briefly describe Descartes' reasoning on powerful mind and "deceiving" body association.In 1641 Rene Descartes wrote philosophical piece of work title ...

(4 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

General Tort Law

a bar altogether on recovery.Among intentional torts, assault and battery protect invasions of our mind and body, defamation protects our good reputation in the community, false imprisonment protects ...

(1 pages) 108 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Michel Foucault and Walker Percy: Loss Power In Michel Foucault’s

taken from people in different ways and how people in authority can control the lives, actions and minds of people. He does this by discussing how a town in the end of the 17th century was taken over ... in a different sense, in his essay, "The Loss of Creature." Percy discusses how experts control the mind of the consumer. He believes that commercials, postcards, books and many different advertisemen ...

(2 pages) 1409 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

“Good humor is a tonic for the mind and body.

"Good humor is a tonic for the mind and body. It is the best anecdote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attrac ...

(4 pages) 482 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

My Career Goals

biology. I was always fascinated by the miraculous operations performed by the body, especially the mind. As probably heard before, I took my first psychology course and realized that I had to change ... eer choice. Throughout the first few years of college, I enrolled in several psychology courses, my mind inundating with various concepts and definitions. I remember having the feeling of being lucky. ...

(5 pages) 188 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

A Study of Anorexia and Bulimia

al distress is expressed through bodily symptoms. Anorexia and bulimia are diseases that affect the mind and body simultaneously. They affect the way people think, perceive, and process information. A ...

(15 pages) 126 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Combining Treatments in Psychiatric Illness

s.Although there is a long traditional in medicine, stretching back to Hippocrates, which views the mind and body as inextricably linked, the scientific approach to medicine has tended to focus on the ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology