Essays Tagged: "assumptions"

"The Art of Rock and Roll" by Charles T. Brown

ultural roots throughout the book. Chapter one discusses the elements of rock and makes four assumptions.Assumption one states that rock is a legitimate art form. An art form is defined as acre ... Music generally reflects the value of society. By using the elements of music youcan begin to make assumptions about how rock and roll reflects its society. It quicklytook on an attitude of rebellion ...

(13 pages) 249 2 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

rica because I dared to ask for the unthinkable- the right to vote. I challenged my culture's basic assumptions about men and women, and dedicated my life to the pursuit of equal rights for all women. ...

(7 pages) 202 0 4.5 Mar/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Definition of Interpersonal Communication

a or definition of what interpersonalcommunication is. I will then proceed to identify any importantassumptions or issues that become important in the definition that Ichoose. Finally, I will provide ...

(4 pages) 748 0 3.9 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Traffic Light Sequences

n into automatic Traffic LightsTable of contents 2Introduction 3Question 3Aims 3Simplifications and Assumptions 4Road 4Traffic Lights 4Vehicles 4General assumptions. 4SEQUENCE OF THE TRAFFIC LIGHT 5MO ... o ways where timings from formulae could be modified other than 'simplest case'.Simplifications and Assumptions· Roadn The road is two-way, single carriageway.n The road is straight, there are ...

(4 pages) 117 0 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics


ry's jails.In 1986 there were 401 successful [jail] suicides (Winkler 19992).There are many general assumptions made in regard to suicide. Most believesuicide to be caused by mental illness such as ma ...

(5 pages) 176 2 4.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Divine foreknowledge. Concerns Nelson Pike and Boethius

if God already knows what is and will happen. However, inorder for this argument to be valid, some assumptions need to be made.The first assumption is that God exists. Second is the view of God as om ... mporal relationship with the universe, as opposed to having a timelessrelationship. Pike uses these assumptions as the basis for his arguement.To begin with, what God believes is the same as what God ...

(2 pages) 56 0 4.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Critical Thinking and Decision Making Critical Thinking is defined as the systematic evaluation of arguments based on explicit rational criteria

le to be able to find the faulty reasoning and deductions in an argument. Incorrect or inconclusive assumptions must be identified and dissected to make sense of any argument. Asking the right questio ... l make anyone a better communicator. Finding the fallacies in deductions and the hidden or unspoken assumptions of arguments will allow anyone to communicate better.Communication is getting to be more ...

(2 pages) 993 3 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Effects of divorce on children

intensity, the child must attempt to understand a complex series of events, to restructure numerous assumptions and expectations about themselves and their world. He or she may be uprooted to a new sc ...

(9 pages) 811 2 4.4 Apr/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The definition of Intellect

ions. Justification of his or her morals isvery important to the intellect. The intellect will make assumptions andconclusions that are very appropriate and reasoned in his or her own mind.'Everything ...

(3 pages) 134 2 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Morality. Rene Descartes, Thomas Hobbes and David Hume were all after the truth

s the fundamental bases for everything he thought. Things have to follow a specific method, with no assumptions. For example, Mathematics, one plus one equals two. That is a basic fundamental of math ...

(2 pages) 163 0 3.5 Sep/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Organizational Culture How do we as leaders change an environment that appears to be detrimental to allowing our soldiers to "be all they can be"?

e. Organizational researcher Edgar Schein points out that an organization's culture is a pattern of assumptions judged as a valid way to perceive, think and feel as the organization deals with problem ... losophy, norms and unwritten rules. Our culture has a powerful effect because our common underlying assumptions guide behavior and the way the Army processes information as an organization. When I use ...

(4 pages) 352 0 3.3 May/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Classical liberalism in the States

how Bob Dole is a classical liberalist.Psychological creed of classical liberalism is based on four assumptions of human nature. People were believed to be egoistic, coldly calculating, essential iner ...

(4 pages) 99 0 2.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

Descartes vs. Pascal

hich we know everything that we know. But most people make the mistake of basing their reasoning on assumptions which are not known with 100% certainty. As I've said, "I am greatly astonished when I c ... only way to find certain truth. It is the only way to wipe the slate clean of all of the uncertain assumptions which are believed and taught in the universities today. Just as mathematics will lead t ...

(5 pages) 79 0 4.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics


iety is changing.We used to only value dreams in the context of psychotherapy. There are also a few assumptions about dreams. One isthat you are always the final authority on what the dream means. Oth ...

(12 pages) 269 0 3.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Christian Teens

ast generations (Linehan 3). Therefore, many people of older generations tend to make judgments and assumptions about teenagers. These assumptions are typically based on the manner in which teenagers ...

(8 pages) 190 4 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Character Sketch of Miss Strangeworth: The Possibility of Evil by Shirley Jackson (I do not particularly like this essay, but please get me to e-mail the original to you if you like it).

however, when she was out of the public?s eye, she became the author of unsettling letters based on assumptions. Proof will be provided from The Possibility of Evil that Miss Strangeworth possessed th ...

(3 pages) 71 0 3.0 Jun/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Breaking Free - The Chrysanthemums This is a character breakdown and analysis of Elisa Allen. This discusses the symbolism of the chrysanthemum garden and her repression.

Throughout history, women have been portrayed as the weaker sex. As a result of these unfair social assumptions, women have been working hard to dissociate themselves from this stereotype and become m ...

(5 pages) 370 0 3.5 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This essay is a critical comparison of Adrienne Rich and Patricia Williams, one as an idealist and the other as a realist.

atricia Williams, on the other hand, understands the concept of revising the old viewpoints of past assumptions and biases, however she would claim it to be ultimately futile to attempt to do so becau ...

(5 pages) 79 0 3.4 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ethical Procedures and Guidelines Defining Pschycological Research

ieve that psychology is a lot of theories without any reinforcing information. Whether any of these assumptions may be true or not, there have been guidelines created which serve to silence many criti ...

(4 pages) 232 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Stereotyping - A Social Dilemma

ny's Blue", by James Baldwin, which takes place in Harlem New York. This story shows us that making assumptions are not the right way to approach someone, and inadequate opinion and judgment about oth ... a closer look at our society, we'll find out that still our society is very much segregated. Making assumptions and categorizing people can be very harmful, and sometimes it can cause serious damage t ...

(3 pages) 238 0 4.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues