Essays Tagged: "Skepticism"


extraordinary deprivation and staggering inequality.This elemental contrast explains the widespread skepticism about the global order, and even the patience of the general public with the so-called "a ...

(5 pages) 387 0 4.3 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The rise of violent crime in Canada

ety. In the last few years, a slight dipin violent crime has been noted, but we must view this with skepticism as no officialstatistics are available. As well as this could be an example of society re ...

(11 pages) 154 0 4.1 Apr/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Biography of Sigmund Freud

logy and finally graduated in 1881. Freud's research was based on close observations and scientific skepticism.However, this skeptical quality was not appreciated by all of his mentors. One mentor esp ...

(4 pages) 313 0 4.3 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

B.F. Skinner's Walden Two

ndist is to show us Walden Two through the eyes of various outsiders who possess varying degrees of skepticism and enthusiasm for the community. The reader can identify with one or another of these vi ...

(13 pages) 157 0 2.1 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Rene Descartes and a discription of his dream and evil demon conjectures, method of doubt, and clear and distinct testing. Also, the bad and good of his theory (opinion).

-1650) was not only a philosopher but also a mathematician and scientist. As a philosopher, he used skepticism as a means of finding the truth of all. His idea was to doubt everything, and in doubting ...

(5 pages) 350 3 3.9 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Is Hewlett-Packard still a Visionary Company?

. History of Hewlett-PackardB. Hewlett-Packard today1. Vision, Mission and Strategy2. Reinvention3. Skepticism todayC. Hewlett-Packard in the futureVI. ConclusionsI. IntroductionPurpose of the project ... dividual*Contribution to customers and the community*Uncompromising integrity*Teamwork*Innovation3. Skepticism todayToday some analysts see a number of continuing weaknesses in the HP organization and ...

(11 pages) 490 1 3.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies

Descartes, The Existence of God This goes over, describes, and defines Descartes writings on God.

n of perfection and reality to create him.Descartes had made substantial progress towards defeating skepticism. Using his methods of doubt he has examined all of his beliefs and set aside those that h ...

(3 pages) 285 1 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

A Book Report and Personal Reflection on "The Power of One" by Bryce Courtenay.

aside from my computer, seems to be speeding forward at an uncontrollable pace. However, despite my skepticism when I first removed the book from the shelf of the Fairfield Library, The Power of One i ...

(3 pages) 82 2 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Bush, Tumulty, and Strauss" synthesis of article "Making His Case" by Karen Tumulty, "Attacking Iraq, Think Again," by Mark Strauss, & speech on Oct 8, 2002, by Pres Bush.

em of terrorist threats and of Saddam Hussein, with or without allied support. He has a mountain of skepticism to overcome, however, Karen Tumulty, in her account, "Making His Case," examines the poli ...

(9 pages) 101 0 4.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

"Sigmund Freud, Life Story"

ather, Jacob, was a textile dealer. Sigmund Freud inherited from his father the sense of humor, the skepticism before life incertitude, the habit of exemplifying by a Jewish anecdote when he wanted to ...

(2 pages) 138 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Sir John A. Macdonald.

ada must stretch from coast to coast, a view that in those times would be greeted with considerable skepticism. Yet MacDonald delivered. His love of country and determination made the unlikely happen, ...

(8 pages) 86 1 4.5 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

Home Schooling and Public Schooling: The Best Alternative

have the social skills needed to be active and prosperous in their community. Home schooling draws skepticism of whether or not a student is socially prepared for college, while public schools draw t ...

(5 pages) 203 3 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Review of the production Blithe Spirit the relationships depicted in the production and the various thearical tools of production involved

tact the spirit world so that he could study her delusional acts and to his utter astonishment, his skepticism is blown out of the water when the ostentatious medium Madam Alkady actually manages to n ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Critical Thinking

Critical Thinking PaperCritical Thinking is being able to validate arguments and having a general skepticism towards statements and knowledge. Critical thinking is also being able to ask the right q ...

(3 pages) 263 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The Problem of Evil: Is the Existence of Evil Evidence Against the Existence of God?

The presence of evil in the world seems to be the most prevalent source of religious doubt and skepticism in our society. The traditional theistic view of God is that he is omni-present, omnipote ...

(9 pages) 217 1 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Cartesian Mythology

his beliefs by adopting a method of universal doubt, or in covert academic circles, "methodological skepticism." It is universal, given that it applies to every proposition of truth or falsehood, and ...

(2 pages) 46 1 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

The State of PC Security

nsive protection. Instead, we live in a confusion of information that fuels a sense of distrust and skepticism, limiting the potential of the Internet's power.Gone are the days of carefree Internet su ...

(15 pages) 253 0 3.9 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Genetically Modified Food: A Potential Economic Disaster

the crops themselves.Many people throughout the world have been skeptical to consume GMO's. Despite skepticism, there have been no conclusive studies that have proven that GMO's are unsafe; however, t ...

(4 pages) 113 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Scientific Revolution

ery of Aristotle, the revolution's most productive years were created by popularization of science, skepticism of religion, growth and travel or literature, and important works and discoveries from na ... ements led to growth and travel of literature. Physical justifications backed up by science created skepticism concerning religion. Scientific revolution led to more education and the eventual Enlight ...

(3 pages) 74 0 1.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Turgot: A prophet of reforms

. However Turgot was a little too far ahead of his time and many of his concepts were received with skepticism and contempt by the ruling elites and monarchy of the time. It is easy to believe that ha ...

(6 pages) 24 0 4.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History