Essays Tagged: "thinkers"

Abortion and Don Marquis

The issue of abortion is one that has some of societies most noted thinkers bewildered. The two sides of the argument are that of anti-abortionists and pro-choice. Tho ... d if it has the right to life as any, and every other human does. Don Marquis is one of those noted thinkers who argued that abortion is, with rare exceptions, seriously immoral.In his article, he ran ... e basic argument of abortion, the status of the fetus, is something that can have even the greatest thinkers puzzled. But is this the real argument about abortion? Marquis doesn't think so.Marquis say ...

(8 pages) 222 1 4.2 Mar/2002

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

A seven page biography on Ralph Waldo Emerson.

One of the greatest thinkers of all time who contributed to the Transcendentalist movement was Ralph Waldo Emerson. Euro ... Supreme Being and allows the Lord's influence in his life.Ralph Waldo Emerson was one the greatest thinkers and writers of all time. His influence is immeasurable, his thoughts are extreme and comple ...

(6 pages) 155 0 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

What To Do About Employee X? Introduction:What Do I Do About Employee X? I am faced with a very serious legal and ethical dilemma.

d-knew four things:1. The only definition of a leader is someone who has followers. Some people are thinkers. Some are prophets. Both roles are important and badly needed. But without followers, there ...

(7 pages) 528 1 3.6 May/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Mill and Locke's conception of Freedom

ty are influential and potent literary works which while outlining the conceptual framework of each thinkers ideal state present two divergent visions of the very nature of man and his freedom. John L ...

(8 pages) 240 0 3.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

The Enlightenment and the Role of the Philosophers

odern science and by the aftermath of the long religious conflict that followedthe Reformation, the thinkers of the Enlightenment (called philosophes in France) werecommitted to secular views based on ... ure and destiny of humanity; these menwere materialists, pantheists, or atheists. Other enlightened thinkers, such as PierreBayle, Voltaire, David Hume, Jean Le Rond D'alembert, and Immanuel Kant, opp ...

(3 pages) 363 0 3.0 Mar/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

Descartes vs. Pascal

as one is forced to study something which is at that moment being used in their study. Two classic thinkers who contrasted on their view of reason were Descartes and Pascal. Though both saw reason as ...

(5 pages) 79 0 4.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Isaac Newton

ngland. He was by no means a normal person. In fact, he is now considered one of history's greatest thinkers. It is almost impossible to detail all of his contributions but he is most known for his un ... nges brought on through the scientific revolution were surely the work of one of history's greatest thinkers: Isaac Newton. Sir Isaac Newton was born into a time of great change and yet he grew to cau ...

(9 pages) 232 0 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Pros and Cons of Judicail review

al law. This is one of the sole purposes of the Supreme Court of the United States. Many Historical thinkers would find some difficulty in imagining a government set up to limit the power of itself,bu ...         If we were to look back at the ideas and thoughts of some of the greatest political thinkers of our time, we would find that individuals such as Plato, Niccolo Machiavelli, and John Lo ...

(4 pages) 107 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government


AristotleOne of the greatest thinkers of all time was Aristotle-322 BC, the Ancient Greek philosopher. He has practically influen ...

(2 pages) 107 1 4.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Thr following essay describes the quality of humanities education in America and offers advice for change. Great for ANYONE who wants ideas about "what constitutes good pedagogy."

the opportunities that I will have to positively impact myriad young lives, helping them to grow as thinkers, writers, interpersonal communicators, readers, and as people as they prepare to enter a wo ... tudents to make that transition from uncertain, embryonic individuals, to savoir-faire, responsible thinkers who can understand the world, the problems in the world, and the many ways that they can wo ...

(4 pages) 139 1 3.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Cultural Revolution Study Notes

Cultural RevolutionSection 1: New Ideas- A group of thinkers called the British classical school, led by the Scottish economist Adam Smith, gave the lai ... ted from the greed of the wealthy. He preferred the more scientific theories of British free-market thinkers, including Adam Smith and, especially, David Ricardo. Ricardo and Smith had argued that cha ...

(9 pages) 204 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Karl Marx

s cofounded scientific socialism or modern communism, and is said to be one of the most influential thinkers of all times.Marx was born in Trier, Germany and was educated at the universities of Bonn, ...

(5 pages) 156 0 3.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The theories and principals of Karl Marx, and the effect his ideas have had on the world today.

The ideas of Karl MarxKarl Marx was one of the most important thinkers of Western civilization. For good or for ill, few individuals have had as profound an effec ... ffect on the course of history as Karl Marx. Marx was a highly original thinker: like many original thinkers, he expressed many intelligent ideas and a considerable amount of nonsense. It is impossibl ...

(2 pages) 294 1 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

"Critically analyse one theory to explain the global political economy" I examined the Dependency Theory.

his I examined Dependency theory?s historical placing, its origin in political thought, who the key thinkers were and what they were influenced by.I needed to defined dependency theory and as you will ... ble unlike dependency theorists? state. South Korea grew through ?export-led growth?; some economic thinkers describe it as an ?Asian economic miracle?. The country is a major exporter of goods such a ...

(10 pages) 435 3 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

The History and theories of the evolutionist.

In the mid 16th Century scientists and thinkers such as Bacon, Descartes, Copernicus and Newton began to, through their discoveries; challe ... olitical world orders the church had created. In this enlightened environment of science and reason thinkers began to look for alternative scientific explanations for phenomena that Christian cosmolog ... try and explain the emergence of biology and society. These theories were adopted by scientists and thinkers such as Charles Darwin, Hebert Spencer, Edward Burnett Tylor, Lewis Henry Morgan, Karl Marx ...

(5 pages) 227 2 3.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Civil Disobedience - A public right or a crime?

overnments go bad and overstep their mark do citizens have the right of dissent? Throughout history thinkers have grappled with questions like these and come to a variety of conclusions, both in suppo ... s inherent goodness and progress? These are issues which have been debated by many philosophers and thinkers in history.Hobbes, for example allows for resistance to society, if a person who did no do ...

(9 pages) 440 2 4.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

What were the causes for the French Revolution? (suggestion for improvement: add the calling of the Estates General and the subsequent split which led to the National Assembley)

y started thinking that a liberal society could flourish with free commerce. Also, ideas from other thinkers such as John Locke inspired people, especially those from middle and lower classes, who saw ...

(2 pages) 58 0 4.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution

Description of the four Hindu paths to "Brahman"/God and which one appeals to me the most.

e different paths to God.Jnana yoga is the path to God through knowledge. This is for those who are thinkers. The Jnana strive to identify with God. It is an intuition within the seeker that they even ...

(2 pages) 105 0 2.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

Beginning with the so called "Enlightenment" this essay briefly describes the origins of criminological thought.

values, to explore new ideas in many different directions hence the great diversity of 18th century thinkers.From this period arose the classical school of criminology, composed of such reformers as M ...

(3 pages) 147 0 2.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Greek Contributions to Thought and Science.

ere very interested to know about the world, the heavens, and themselves. Greek geniuses were lucid thinkers and bold reasoners.The Greek philosophers were very much drawn to mathematics. They invente ...

(6 pages) 122 0 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers