Essays Tagged: "Naturalist"

Jack London: Call of the Wild

hree very different categories? In Call of the Wild, by JackLondon, London proves he is an emphatic naturalist. However, his knowledge of theareas in which the book is set and of the harsh realities o ... the book is set and of the harsh realities of life show that he also appearsto be a regionalist and naturalist.London's love for nature is obvious in this novel. The settings are miraculouslyvivid wit ...

(3 pages) 80 0 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Carl Sandburg: Poet, Artist and Contemporary Visionary of the 20th Century. Focuses on his life, his accomplishments and themes.

n the Midwest such as the workforce, that no one at the time truly paid attention too. The romantic naturalist who focused on simple splendors of life created free verse poems with passionate and natu ...

(10 pages) 154 0 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Nature plus Nurture, an argumentative subject in the scientific world

ur upbringing.While other opposing specialists argue the outlook in science that agrees with the naturalist idea.This concept of naturalistic ideas supports the hereditary genetic framework, inh ...

(8 pages) 507 1 4.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Voyage of the H.M.S. Beagle. Speaks of Darwin's life

in was a man of many hats. He was a friend,colleague, son, father, husband; but above all, he was a naturalist. Through his dedication and perseverance did he manageto, in less than a generation, esta ... seals, franks, coins, and minerals. The passion for collecting, which leads a man to be a systemic naturalist, a virtuoso, or a miser, was very strong in [him] and was clearlyinnate, as none of [his] ...

(8 pages) 59 0 3.4 Apr/1994

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Naturalism in "Mcteauge" by Frank Norris

 McTeague, a novel written at the turn of the century by Frank Norris, is a classicexample of naturalist writing. This novel is written with the harsh realities that were thistime period. Th ...

(4 pages) 58 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Life of Charles Darwin

ent at Cambridge were wasted as far as academic studies were concerned. While at Cambridge he met a naturalist named John Henslow, who helped his confidence and helped him to observe nature and collec ... e and collect specimens.From December 27, 1831 to October 2, 1836, Darwin sailed on the Beagle as a naturalist without pay for Captain Fitz-Roy. The H.M.S. Beagle was a British naval ship that Darwin ...

(3 pages) 59 0 3.0 Feb/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin's impact upon our world.

was preparing to become a clergyman, he met Adam Sedgwick, a geologist, and John Stevens Henslow, a naturalist. Both of these associates sparked Darwin's first interest in the sciences. In 1831 Darwin ... first interest in the sciences. In 1831 Darwin boarded the English ship HMS Beagle to be an unpaid naturalist on a scientific expedition that would go around the world. It was on this journey that th ...

(4 pages) 109 0 4.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

Evolution

in which something changes into a different and usually more complex or better form. In the 1700s, naturalists, Comte de Buffon and Baron Cuvier concluded with the studies of fossils and comparative ... t life on earth had endured many changes through a long period of time. In the early 1800s, another naturalist named Lamark, proposed the first complete theory of evolution. He observed through is obs ...

(4 pages) 184 0 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

John Muir; forestry; Sierra Club

rigidly alone like marbles of polished stone, touching but separate." - John MuirAmerican explorer, naturalist, and writer John Muir was a crusader for the creation and preservation of national parks ... of natural resources in the late 1800s. Muir was perhaps this country's most famous and influential naturalist and conservationist. He taught the people of his time and ours the importance of experien ...

(4 pages) 69 0 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Analysis and evaluation of Naturalism

makes Christian became a big enemy in the worldview of Naturalism. In the Naturalism worldview, the naturalists believe that all life thing, such as human, animals, and plants are in the sealed box, a ... pens outside the box, it also includes God.However, there are five propositions of the metaphysical naturalist belief, there are only nature exists, nature is a materialistic system, nature is a self- ...

(4 pages) 137 0 3.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

"Civil Disobedience" By David Henry Thoreau

Civil DisobedienceHenry David ThoreauAmerican author and naturalist, Henry David Thoreau was born in Concord, Mass, in 1817. Thoreau, a graduate of Harvard i ...

(4 pages) 227 1 4.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Charles Darwin and Natural Selection.

ecting for several years before Wallace struck upon it, because he had "never come across a single [naturalist] who seemed to doubt to permanence of species" (Ridley, pp. 70). What follows are the key ... ecting for several years before Wallace struck upon it, because he had "never come across a single [naturalist] who seemed to doubt to permanence of species" (Ridley, pp. 70). What follows are the key ...

(8 pages) 211 3 4.7 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

A breif report on Charles Darwin.

nd. His father, Robert Darwin, was a physician, the son of Erasmus Darwin, a poet, philosopher, and naturalist. Charles's mother, Susannah Wedgwood Darwin, died when he was eight years old.At age sixt ... Church of England. After receiving his degree, Darwin accepted an invitation to serve as an unpaid naturalist on the H.M.S. Beagle, which departed on a five-year scientific expedition to the Pacific ...

(1 pages) 75 3 3.9 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

David Thoreau: economy.

Philosophy of LifeIn "On Economy" Henry David Thoreau is a naturalist, one who is able to be one with nature. Thoreau is very descriptive in what he does. He d ...

(3 pages) 29 0 2.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

According to the Phaedo where does the meaning of life lie?

es that try to answer the question about the purpose or meaning of life. Two of these are the super-naturalist and naturalist theory. The super naturalist theory is based on two ideas namely Soul cent ...

(8 pages) 117 0 4.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

This essay is about the natrual scientist, Charles Darwin. In this essay i will describe Darwins improtance to the science community

and take oceanographic measurements (currents, bathymetry, etc) as well. Darwin's job as the ship's naturalist was to observe everything, write it all down and collect as many specimens as possible. I ...

(3 pages) 43 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Report about Darwin, Evolution, Natural selection. Also, my opion on evolution, I would not suggest using my opion.

nd. His father, Robert Darwin, was a physician, the son of Erasmus Darwin, a poet, philosopher, and naturalist. Charles's mother, Susannah Wedgwood Darwin, died when he was eight years old. At age six ... Church of England. After receiving his degree, Darwin accepted an invitation to serve as an unpaid naturalist on the H.M.S. Beagle, which departed on a five-year scientific expedition to the Pacific ...

(2 pages) 66 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Should Campaign Spending Be Limited?

I happened to walk by a poster telling people to boycott Coke. At first, I thought it was just some naturalist upset that people would spend millions of dollars on drink that is bad for them. But, aft ...

(10 pages) 63 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Charles darwin natural selection

ig, and in 1831 was offered a job on the merchant ship H.M.S. Beagle, by the United Kingdom to be a naturalist aboard their ship. He accepted. The reason he was asked to be a naturalist when he had a ... s ship.THEORY of EVOLUTIONCharles Darwin came up with the theory of evolution, while at the post of naturalist while aboard the H.M.S. Beagle. The idea came in part from his studies of Ovid, a ancient ...

(2 pages) 60 0 3.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

The significance of Italian scientist Francesco Redi's expiriments.

tablish proven facts in their place. Such is the case with Francesco Redi, an Italian physician and naturalist. He was born in 1626, in Tuscany, Italy, where theory, rather than fact, dominated much o ...

(2 pages) 33 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays