Essays Tagged: "principle"

Animal Experimentation

ws and regulations governing the use of animals in research and to various guides and statements of principle designed to ensure humane treatment and use of laboratory animals.HISTORICAL BACKGROUNDUse ...

(7 pages) 239 0 4.4 Jun/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Marriage: The Perfect Ending to Pride and Prejudice

ecome truly happy. In marrying, they not only fulfill themselves as individual, but also affirm the principle values of society. As in many of her novels, this marriage at the end of the novel shows u ...

(8 pages) 323 1 4.6 Jan/1995

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

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

ent 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 elaborate groundwork of ... ate the situation 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 typ ...

(10 pages) 325 0 3.9 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Bonum Ex Integra Cause, Malum Ex Quocumque Defectu

The principle "bonum ex integra causa, malum ex quocumque defectu" means "an action is good when it is g ... cts and contingent relations, there are not abstract notions, general laws, universal and necessary principles, or that we cannot know them.Moral RationalismRationalism is used to designate any mode o ...

(3 pages) 41 0 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

A little information about socrotes and his wrongful death.

of winning were minimized by the presence of Anytus on the prosecution. By Socrates' words it was "principle and intelligent faith, against ignorant conservatism and fear", the latter representing ma ...

(5 pages) 147 1 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Essay on Pillar of Salt by Sandra Postel

than out limited supply can sustain.Robert T. Malthus is well known for his essay, An Essay on the Principle of Population (1798), which illustrates his theory on overpopulation and the consumption o ... ton Company: New York, 1999.

(9 pages) 68 0 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Protecting Dad From the Bad News, concerning fidelity

doctor ordered the nurse not to oppose him and not to disclose any further infomation to Ralph.THE PRINCIPLE: TRUTH-TELLING & DECEPTION (Should be 'FIDELITY')In most cases, a rational person has ...

(2 pages) 56 0 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Capital punishment

Thesis : In principle a case can be made on moral grounds both supportingand opposing capital punishment.Two dif ...

(2 pages) 90 0 4.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Discuss the principle or principles that underpin, or should underpin, UK discrimination law.

for all of us to treat other people "with respect in accordance with the true understanding of the principles of equality". Unfortunately as individuals we cannot always be trusted to do so. Instead ... behaviour in this area with varying degrees of success. This essay seeks to explore some of these "principles of equality" and other aspects of the Law which form the basis of anti-discrimination law ...

(23 pages) 332 1 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Questions of Omnipotence including a possible reply to The Rock paradox vs. Gods Omnipotence with relation to Mavrodes and physics

2. Does Decartes response involving Gods free will to change the laws (that He created) at least in principle, successfully reply to all questions of Gods Omnipotence? For example, if He wished to cre ...

(2 pages) 54 0 5.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Kant's caterogorical imperative. Discription of how the c.i works

The central concept of Kant's Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysics of Morals is the categorical imperative. "The conception of an objecti ... ive morally. "If an action is conceived as good in itself and consequently as being necessarily the principle of a will which of itself conforms to reason, then it is categorical." (Abbott, 32) "There ... Kant uses four examples to better describe the working of the categorical imperative in Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysics of Morals. The first example is of a man who is suffering from many mi ...

(3 pages) 177 0 2.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Analysis of the methaphor "Life is like a box of chocolates"

ther explanation's theory.According to the World Book Encyclopedia, life is 'a state, existence, or principle of existence conceived as belonging to the soul.' Most people, when questioned about life ...

(4 pages) 71 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Chivalry. Refers to "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight"

is degraded by large numbers of 'men of the mind.'Chivalry is a lot like ethics; it is a governing principle concerning fair play as far as medieval combat among your peers was concerned. Do not atta ...

(4 pages) 144 0 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Do we have a good reason to believe in existence of a "higher power"?Speaks of Transcendentalism

t is far easier to prove that theelephant does not exist than it is to prove that it does.Socrates' principle of examination states that we mustcarefully examine all things. The tools we humans use to ... we mustfind an alternate method. This argument requires us to suspendSocrates' basic philosophical principle of examination. Theargument from faith asks us to leave this idea alone, and simplybelieve ...

(4 pages) 105 0 5.0 Nov/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

The Socratic Doctrine of the Soul. Deals also with philosophers through ages from Pythagorous up to Plato

with it is bound up the doctrine of a future life. The soul may be defined as the ultimate internal principle by which we think, feel, and will, and by which our bodies are animated. The term 'mind' u ... e think, feel, and will, and by which our bodies are animated. The term 'mind' usually denotes this principle as the subject of our conscious states, while 'soul' denotes the source of our vegetative ...

(6 pages) 156 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Freedom and reason in Kant

s must be obeyed without consideration of the consequences that will follow from doing so or not. A principle that presupposes a desired object as the determinant of the will cannot give rise to a mor ... rational being can think of his maxims as universal laws, he can do so only by considering them as principles which contain the determining ground of the will because of their form and not because of ...

(6 pages) 265 1 5.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

What is fascism and why does it emerge?

ucture consists of a totalitarian government with an extreme sense of absolutism. Absolutism is the principle of a absolute power in control with power that transcends even the laws itself, under the ... es more or less, have had the same model. The main defining character of the fascist economy is the principle of goverment-buisness relationship. Like the first fascist regime in Italy, its leader cre ...

(6 pages) 190 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Violations of Laissez Faire by the U.S federal government between 1865 and 1900

The principle of laissez faire is that the an unobtrusive government is the best government; that the go ...

(3 pages) 80 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

George Washington's role in American Revolution

. Washington never did cite any examples of wars which other nations had experienced, Based on this principle it is entirely conceivable that he was simply not educated about other global wars. If thi ...

(3 pages) 69 0 4.2 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Aeroplane Physics

It is varying according to the shape (camber) of the wings. Production of lift is dependant on two principles:* Bernoulli's Principle and,* Newton's Third Law of Motion.Bernoulli's PrincipleThis prin ... reamline flow remains constant* Kinetic energy (Ek) + Potential energy (Ep) = constantThe Bernoulli principle can be demonstrated in this diagram of an instrument called a,Venturi TubeFLUIDFLOWLOW SPE ...

(3 pages) 70 0 4.7 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics