Essays Tagged: "assertion"

Defining Racism and the Difficulties of Proving Discrimination

e position that the perception of the criminal justice system as being racist is a myth. Since this assertion can be interpreted in many ways, it is necessary to specify what it means and does not mea ... needs could exist, by not being systematically reflected in formal processing decisions.Third, the assertion that the criminal justice system is not racist does not address the reasons why minorities ...

(3 pages) 292 0 3.9 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Measurement of Free-Fall Acceleration

bjects in free-fall near the Earth's surface. The purpose of this experiment is to verify Galileo's assertion that acceleration is constant. In addition, the magnitude of acceleration will be calculat ...

(4 pages) 81 0 3.8 Mar/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Chance or Planning. Scientists and their lives. Mentiones Darwin, Watson, Crick, Franklin, and Wilkins

tobiography of Charles Darwin and the memoir, The Double Helix, written by James Watson, prove this assertion. Charles Darwin, James Watson and Francis Crick were all intelligent men that planned thei ...

(5 pages) 74 0 4.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Theology and Falsificaiton. Refers to Antony Flew's speech

n't see the gardener. The 'Sceptic' told him that he was crazy because what started out as a simple assertion that there was a gardener, turned into 'an imaginary gardener'.This parable that Flew is u ... is planter takes care of them, a parallelism to God supposedly taking care of 'us'.Flew talks about assertions. He states that 'what starts as an assertion, that something exists...may be reduced step ...

(7 pages) 50 0 4.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Creon's Defense to Oedipus's Accusations and Their Relevance to the Ambivalence Nature of the Kingship

especially in conjunction with Creon's later actions in Antigone.In attempting to refute Oedipus's assertion that Creon has taken part in a conspiracy to obtain the kingship, Creon evaluates the natu ... n of the kingship is one that strips an individual of his wisdom and self-control.In support of the assertion that the kingship changes one's character, one could point to the events of Antigone and C ...

(5 pages) 58 0 3.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Import Vs. Export Substitution.

omoting economic development. Compare inward looking and outward looking strategies and discuss the assertion that the latter is superior.The First Stage of Import Substitution:All present day industr ...

(2 pages) 122 0 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

"Wyrd " by Sue Gough .Discusses numerous ideas and is not exclusively about just this novel

the novel and attempt to extend the issues to a point atwhich they become more clear, and prove the assertion that, just as Wyrd isa fast moving narrative that spans continents and ages, it is a novel ...

(5 pages) 33 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Renaissance was the period of rebirth in Europe. The affects of Greek and China ideas on the Renaissaince.

ght about the rediscovery of the Greek classics, curiosity and objectivity about the world, and the assertion of the importance of individualism which lead to humanism, the study of man in terms of a ...

(5 pages) 161 0 4.7 Jun/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

This essay is a brief summary and reflection over a 1998 article written by Constance Kamii and published in Teaching Children Mathematics journal.

ddends, provided they are given other meaningful opportunities to develop numerical reasoning. This assertion is based upon research drawn from a study of 110 students in five classes of first graders ...

(3 pages) 74 0 3.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Freedom, and equality in the United States, it's roots, causes, and the pursuit of equality in the American culture.

se of a people toward a greater existence. But this is not the totality of Mr. Jefferson's timeless assertion. Thomas Jefferson's declaration, which has guided the path of this nation through two hund ... seized. Their property was destroyed, homes and plantations burned, because they made the audacious assertion that they were 'equal.'In today's modern culture, would Mr. Jefferson, and those associate ...

(6 pages) 149 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

What is Politics? The essay is written by looking at politics as it has universaly become known and what politics may really be underneath all of these assumptions.

s by most scholars, is vastly different from what politics really is (Blake, n.d). This is a daring assertion but one that must be made clear. It is clear that for us to get to the heart of the matter ...

(6 pages) 313 0 3.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

This is Study Notes for (The Economy Today 8e, by Schiller) Principles of Economics I Chapters 1-12 most notes straight from the book

ng more of one thing means less of something else, and there is no such thing as a "free lunch."The assertion that "There is no such thing as a free lunch" means that there are tradeoffs whenever a de ...

(69 pages) 982 1 4.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Violence: Blame it on the media. We are too quick to balme the media for all of our childrens violent acts. It satrts with good parenting.

imes, "Watching violent acts on screen, night in and night out, twists our view of the world". This assertion's absolutely ridiculous. Many of these violent acts appear on the nightly news. The news i ... eports of human pain and suffering" ("Shock Horror," 2003). This is a complete contradiction to the assertion. How could we be more affected by fictional violence rather then real life violence? The m ...

(2 pages) 171 2 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Gender Differences in Communication.

e, to its current popular expression in books such as Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus." The assertion that men and women communicate in different ways, about different things, and for differen ...

(4 pages) 345 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

Should Music be Censored?

censoring music . On the other hand, Frank Zappa, who has opposed censoring music, ridiculed Gore's assertion that certain types of music could promote deviant behavior saying, "I wrote a song about d ...

(3 pages) 69 0 4.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

A study on problems faced by Asian Indian Americans in the US. Includes a bibliography.

, 2002).The Indian Americans are also a successful group. Statistics from various sources back this assertion: 30 per cent of all hotels and motels in the US are Indian-owned, 45 per cent of women in ...

(7 pages) 144 0 3.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

"Theory is created at the expense of Art". Does this statement present an accurate description of the central claim advanced by Nietzsche's Birth of Tragedy?

work contains. That " theory is created at the expense of art " is certainly a clearly discernable assertion made by Nietzsche. That said there are a myriad of other premises and claims within Birth ...

(10 pages) 80 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This is a paper on the conditions during the reign of Louis lV, during the cultural renaissance in europe.

ssed itself in painting, architecture, sculpture, and politics.Absolutism:Absolutism is a political assertion or theory that claims that all power is vested in either a Monarch or a small group of peo ...

(5 pages) 67 0 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Renaissance.

e ancient Greeks and Romans, an intensified concern with secular life, and interest in humanism and assertion of the importance of the individual began. Thus, artists such as Mosaccio and Giotto depic ...

(4 pages) 165 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Critically evaluate the assertion that "auditing e-business is no different from auditing any other business"

Critically evaluate the assertion that "auditing e-business is no different from auditing any other businessFor me to be abl ...

(7 pages) 285 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management