Essays Tagged: "Randomness"

Aristotle vs. Darwin

stotle's ghost. While Aristotle explained biology through a plan and a purpose, Darwin debated that randomness and chaos are responsible for the organic world as we know it. Guiseppe Montalenti, an It ...

(9 pages) 444 6 4.6 Jun/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

"In Cold Blood" by Capote, Truman. A book review for Law class.

Clutter never kept cash in thehouse. The whole region and eventually the country was shocked by the randomness andbrutality of the act, in much the same way it was by the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.Th ...

(3 pages) 143 0 3.6 Dec/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Chaos Theory

aken for granted until in the 1970's some American and European scientists began to investigate the randomness of nature.They were physicists, biologists, chemists and mathematicians but they were all ... attern, especially pattern that appeared on different scales at the same time. They had a taste for randomness and complexity, for jagged edges and sudden leaps. Believers in chaos-- and they sometime ...

(9 pages) 158 0 4.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Basic limitations in modern sciences.

. According to the deterministic model of science, the nature works like a perfect machine, without randomness and predetermined situations. The modern science requires pure theories that imply anythi ...

(4 pages) 42 0 2.5 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Ragtime-themes and motifs.

attle of the rich versus the poor. Other important themes include rebirth, racial tension, and high randomness of events. By uniting history and fiction Doctorow allows himself to write a semi-accurat ... er, is not the case in this novel. Mother and Coalhouse are good examples of this high disorder and randomness. Mother was very satisfied with her marriage to father. She waited when he went on his ad ...

(5 pages) 57 0 1.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Flaw of averages

(4 pages) 27 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Personality disorders

tential influences of several factors, from genetics and parenting to peer influences, and even the randomness of life events.Indeed, says Patricia Hoffman Judd, PhD, clinical professor of psychiatry ...

(6 pages) 135 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

A Critical Examination of Death within The World According to Garp, by John Irving

to Garp. Irvings uses a variety of characters in a wide spectrum of situations to show not only the randomness of death but also its inevitability. Throughout the whole book, death happens to everyone ...

(9 pages) 18 0 3.7 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

What is Statistics?

is based on statistical theory which is a branch of applied mathematics. Within statistical theory, randomness and uncertainty are modelled by probability theory. Because one aim of statistics is to p ...

(6 pages) 334 1 3.4 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

The Importance of Responcibility: "All the King's Men" by Robert Penn Warren

) orders, he is relieved of any responsibility for his actions and their outcome. Reflecting on the randomness of life, Jack decides that "All life is but the dark heave of the blood and the twitch of ...

(6 pages) 18 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Irony In The Canterbury Tales

y with his own behavioral traits. Chaucer also uses irony in his humor, with its unexpectedness and randomness.The wife of Bath is a prime example of one of Chaucer's characters who is larger than lif ... scenes, Chaucer adds to his story a new twist that makes it more gratifying and amusing to read.The randomness of some of Chaucer's tales also adds to the humor of the story. For instance, it is amusi ...

(5 pages) 17 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

On Another's Sorrow

heir symmetry and lack thereof. The poem has an extremely clear pattern. The drawing has a sense of randomness. The poem shows life as we would like it to be. The drawing shows life as it is. Blake se ...

(2 pages) 333 0 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind - film response

bly well planned, intricate film that you really have to pay attention to and think throughout. The randomness and maze-like ordering of scenes is extremely rare and possibly unique to itself. As a fi ...

(3 pages) 24 0 4.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

PEOPLE´S ACTIONS

ty which results in the gradual formation of human society and human culture from a almost state of randomness and mess.it is through the communications and creations and discoveries that promoted by ...

(3 pages) 15 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community