Essays Tagged: "Volition"

Miracles happening in today's world? It is all a matter of faith.

non's it is all a matter of faith. A miracle is "a transgression of a law of nature by a particular volition of the Deity, or by the interposition of some invisible agent" (Hume, 123n). Theologians of ...

(5 pages) 83 3 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Sleeping Disorders.

er- Keane Medical Dictionary defines sleep as "a period of rest for the body and mind, during which volition and consciousness are in partial or complete abeyance and the bodily functions partially su ...

(12 pages) 208 2 3.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

"Select a Client and analyse the client's occupational performance (function and dysfunction) in theoretical terms" I applied the Model Of Human Occupation.

an open systems theory. The theory describes occupational behaviour in three subsystems, which are volition, habituation, and performance capacity (Turner, Foster, Johnson 2002). Kielhofner (2002) al ... l home care of four visits a day. However, 24 hours later, she was back in A&E following a fall.Volition is the subsystem about the person's awareness of the self in the world (Hagedorn, 2001), an ...

(6 pages) 58 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Using DNA as a starting point, do you believe there are limits to the knowledge people should acquire? Defend your answer.

uman mind necessarily inherits a powerful drive to sustain self and kind. However, intelligence and volition can in principle allow a mind to overcome any such biological imperative. Psychologically, ... subject to many psychological limits in the areas of memory, perception, attention, concentration, volition, and cognition. There is a functional hierarchy of knowledge where there is a glass ceiling ...

(5 pages) 33 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Are miracles real?

tian definition: an event in the external world brought about by the immediate agency or the simple volition of God, operating without the use of means capable of being discerned by the senses, and de ...

(9 pages) 48 2 2.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Art Essay on Jane Alexander

Jane Alexander is one of the most profound artists in South Africa. This might be because of her volition to not comment on her works but rather leave their meanings up to the viewer to decipher. B ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays

Is faith rational?

correct faith should be performed well. The definition of the faith is the will power which can be volition and decision making rather than having a practical result. It is also a belief which would ... l as the points that I stated above are outweigh the irrational one. Faiths is the will power, with volition, decision marking and even have setting targets or goals to do things well. As we have the ...

(4 pages) 28 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Why have traditional animistic religions survived so well in modern Africa?

de the belief that personalized supernatural beings or souls endowed with reason, intelligence, and volition inhabit ordinary objects as well as animate beings, and govern their existence. More simply ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Will Power

Course, this essay will prove the fact that will; not fate determines life. Our deliberate wish and volition that decides our course of actions lay the path of our lives as opposed to walking the path ...

(2 pages) 385 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Volition Within

The Volition Within Walking through the halls, distinct voices and murmurs are heard all around, ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Playing A Game

can feel funny. Playing a game can train people¡¯s body and chasten people¡¯s volition.First, athletes will be trained when they play a game. To win the game is what they concern ... ; we should not just care about glory.In addition, playing a game will chasten people¡¯s volition. A previous loser will be successful later by strenuous practicing; it is his eagerness and ...

(2 pages) 268 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Reflections on "Bowling for Columbine"

ersity of ethnic groups and higher unemployment rate, and people can possess a gun out of their own volition, but they don't have as much homicides through guns.One of the real causes behind the extre ...

(3 pages) 22 0 1.7 Oct/2007

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

Why hamlet is not fit to rule

agnitude and malice of Shakespeare's Hamlet. Although Hamlet tragically suffers misfortune from the volition of others, his character measures in deed and thought. From the scant background on Hamlet' ...

(4 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Hamlet

Aquinas and Hobbes

t is very similar to Aristotle's concept of practical knowledge which comes from the use of reason. Volition is the second human function which Bourke analyzes. He states that the volition is compleme ... tes that the volition is complementary in to intellect. Intellect tells us what is right to do, but volition allows us to actually do what is right. Bourke states that the synthesis of intellect and v ...

(4 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Book report on Lord of the Flies, by William Golding

ed on coercion and manipulation, few if his followers would ever have joined his tribe of their own volition. Even though he nominated himself as a candidate for chief, he is quick to discount the res ...

(3 pages) 528 0 5.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Philosophical Analytical Paper: The Seventh Seal (film)

the belief in the existence of something that cannot be proven. This is an example of higher-order volition. He wants to believe in his faith yet he cannot because the order of desire to search for a ...

(4 pages) 32 3 4.6 Jul/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy