Essays Tagged: "Sake"

Vincent van Gogh Life and Art

capture it. How it had eluded him so throughout his life. Vincent van Gogh, not an artist for arts sake, but for the sake of the humanities. His life is the story of a great and passionate heart, fil ...

(10 pages) 318 0 3.9 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Bishop Francis X. Ford. A Martyr's Victory in a Spiritual Sense

irtue of fortitude, which is the ability to overcome fear in order to pursue good; 'it is an active sake to overcome evil for the sake of gods kingdom' said Huggard. When he took office in China, the ...

(3 pages) 52 0 3.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


He says that this is good intrinsically and instrumentally. Which means that it is good for its own sake and the sake of the consequences. Therefore, immoral behavior is a result of an unbalanced pers ...

(1 pages) 106 0 4.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy


own by people who have independently chosen for something or someone and work energetically for its sake in spite of opposition from family or society; indifferent individualism refers to people who h ...

(5 pages) 282 1 3.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Crucible (John Proctor's decision to die is the right one?)

aise his children to walk like men in the world if he himself was not a true man. Therefore for the sake of his name,reputation and his kids, John's decision to die is the right one.Family life and fr ...

(2 pages) 99 0 3.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

A Rose For Emily by A.E Houseman

ng line, "When I was one and twenty" may be taken literally that hewas twenty one, but for reader's sake it may be better just for this to represent a youngage. An age where one is quick to give his h ...

(3 pages) 107 0 4.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Crime at Compiegne

e in obedience and like being obedient,' the 'extraordinary' few 'all transgress the law... for the sake of an idea.' It is this idea or 'new word' that calls the 'extraordinary' man to 'allow his con ...

(3 pages) 37 0 4.0 May/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


cal partnership that comes into being for purposes of self-sufficiency but exists primarily for the sake of living well. Man is by nature a political animal, because he has the ability to communicate ... master.Justice is equality for equals and inequality for unequals. Because the city exists for the sake of living well, virtue must be a care for every city.Which element of the city should have auth ...

(4 pages) 175 1 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

My First Murder

self defense and protection of property. On December25, 1991, however, I killed for the carnal sake of killing. Taking this life did not feelwrong until the fraction of a second after it was ...

(4 pages) 65 0 3.0 Oct/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Epidemiology of Varsity Sports

lity and enrollment interest. The athletes as well take their sport very seriously, if only for the sake of their pride.It therefore follows that each team strives to be the very best, and only 100% e ...

(5 pages) 115 1 4.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Finding a Middle Road, an argument between two different types of view points

f life. The second demand is for sustainability, for ensuring that we do not risk the future in the sake of gains in the present. This arises from the interests of people in the future who will need a ... al distributions of well-being. In particular, it can impose severe deprivations on the few for the sake of gains for the many. Given its interpretations of impartiality, utilitarianism will count the ...

(4 pages) 100 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Many Faces of Freedom in America. Refers to the definitions of William C. Havard, Edmund Burke, Robert S. Ross, and William J. Murray

ose: How do I, personally, view freedom? Are Americans governed by restrictions of freedoms for the sake of the whole or does the government grant freedoms for the sake of the few? Did our Founding Fa ...

(7 pages) 115 0 3.7 May/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

"Seperate Peace" essay in John Knowles

xaggerated prep, just like Phineas is anexaggerated jock. He is obsessed with learning just for the sakeof learning. No real hardcore prep thinks that way! Chet Douglaslives in his own educational wor ... illier is an individualist. Individualists are people who don'tconform to social norms just for the sake of being accepted byothers. Real individualists are not thosepeople with blue and green hair yo ...

(2 pages) 66 0 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Eveline" by James Joyce, -- A Character Analysis

cally, her father has "begun to threaten her and say what he'd do to her only for her dead mother's sake (Joyce 5)."Eveline wants a new life but is afraid to let go of her past. She dreams of a place ...

(3 pages) 222 1 5.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Indians. Crafts and recreation.

. Handicraft products were one of the main ways to express art talents. There was no 'art for art's sake.' A woman's artistic skills were used in making pottery and cooking utensils to be used in the ...

(3 pages) 95 0 4.7 Apr/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Group Polarization and Competitioning Political Behavior

tionshipbetween our two main political parties? It would seem that the exerciseof power for its own sake, and a competitivesituation in which one side must always oppose the other on any issue,is inco ... or President after his second term as Governor hadexpired. His selfish pursuit of power for its own sake was so absolutethat it inhibited him from seeing the very politicalrealities that gave him powe ...

(8 pages) 127 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Antigone: Political Authority

ally, to rule and the moral correctness of the laws are accepted. The laws are obeyed for their own sake.In Antigone, Sophocles suggests there is no basis for political authority: that Creon's citizen ...

(2 pages) 73 0 3.2 Jul/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

A short summary of the stories in Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club.

nese women in the stories and movies we discussed in class were seemingly persecuted solely for the sake of being women. None seemed to be able to find peace or happiness until late in life or even in ...

(2 pages) 121 2 4.8 Jul/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


day, including scientists and doctors, are questioning the suffering and killing of animals for the sake of human beings. Is it morally correct to dissect a frog or a worm for the purpose of educating ... rch is for the purpose of humans. Research is a cultural value to acquire knowledge for knowledge's sake. In other words, the means justifies the end if the end benefits society. (4:62). They also bel ...

(19 pages) 93 0 3.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

What the Divine Command Theory means according to Emil Brunner and how Kai Nielsen objects to that theory.

ommands, we become people of genuine human goodness. Mr. Brunner believes that good is done for the sake of God and that we do good to please God because this is what God commands. He believes that Go ...

(5 pages) 91 0 4.6 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics