Essays Tagged: "Bad faith"

Real Machiavelli

Dictionary informs latter-day students that "Machiavellian" means "marked by cunning, duplicity or bad faith." (Curry 5) After these, Machiavellianism has come to represent corrupt, ambitious, totali ...

(6 pages) 142 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

The ideas of Machiavelli, Locke, Shakespeare, Montaigne, and Achebe.

the principles of conduct laid down by Machiavelli; specifically: marked by cunning, duplicity, or bad faith." Though that is a narrow and short-sighted description of what Machiavelli really is gett ... g the ideas imposed upon them by the British colonizers. "[The white man] says that our customs are bad," writes Achebe (Things Fall Apart 176). The British missionaries came in and placed this idea i ...

(6 pages) 85 0 3.4 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Being and nothing ness - J.P. Sartre the topic is bad faith

He lets her define his essence, or personal characteristics, and thus, in Sartre's definition, has "bad faith."Sartre uses exposition to introduce his audience to each character by placing them in a s ... lover foreshadows their future relationship. Because the two lie to themselves, they are acting in "bad faith".Sartre tends to emphasize the theme of self-deception throughout this play. Even though t ...

(6 pages) 121 0 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Analyze the critique of the Catholic Church presented by Machiavelli in "The Prince" and show how Machiavelli reveals the true nature of the Church and devises ways to counter them.

suasions, conservatives and revolutionaries alike" for his "cunning, duplicity, and the exercise of bad faith in political affairs" . Yet, he remains one of the most important Philosophers of all time ...

(8 pages) 132 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Jean-Paul Sartre the Existentialist, Sigmund Freud the Determinist, and Victor Frankenstein

n nature. Sartre would consider some decisions made by the character Victor Frankenstein as acts of bad faith, but attribute the end result to authenticity; Sigmund Freud would attribute much of Victo ... t is unpleasant, naturally we attempt to avoid such awareness. This avoidance is what Sartre calls "bad faith". (Haberman, Stevenson, 1998) When one believes that a decision one has made was inevitabl ...

(11 pages) 135 0 2.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Legal Issues in Accounting-- duty of good faith

aith. Rather, these developments would appear to favor the acceptance of a duty not to negotiate in bad faith. Further, the application of equitable estoppel in appropriate situations would appear to ... act in good faith, instead they may take account of evidence that one of the parties has acted in 'bad faith' to the extent that the lack of good faith has been unconscionable .In the case Waltons St ...

(12 pages) 109 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The United States of America Should Invade Iraq

ts own people. The entire world has witnessed Iraq's eleven-year history of defiance, deception and bad faith. We also must never forget the most vivid events of recent history. On September the 11th, ...

(6 pages) 51 1 4.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

COMPOSITIONALITY: An Essential Ingredient of Meaning

competent enough to explain the meaning of a word. Moreover, for a long time, we have some kind of "bad faith" that meaning of a particular word is always in equivalence relation with its objective co ...

(3 pages) 40 0 4.8 Jun/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

Analysis of "No Exit", and Existentialism.

freedom and their responsibility by letting other people make their choices for them, resulting in bad faith.This bad faith is what causes Garcin to be unable to leave the room when the door opens. H ... others do. When Inez pretends to be her mirror and says Estelle has a pimple on her face, Estelle's bad faith causes her to accept someone else literally creating her essence. Both Estelle and Garcin ...

(1 pages) 44 1 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy


nd knows the truth himself is transcending. This is not so for the one whom practices mauvaise foi. Bad faith, as it is translated into English, is a lie to one self, a "self negation", the truth is n ... not hidden from another and held within, like the lie, but to oneself. True, that one who practices bad faith must be conscious that he practices bad faith, as being conscious is consciousness of bein ...

(2 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Profile of a Leader : Pres. Ronald W. Reagan

ess, Reagan always believed that things would get better and never thought his predicament was that bad in the first place. He once said "We were poor, but we didn't know we were poor." At high school ... rs and cancel classes. He gave an emotional speech accusing the college's president and trustees of bad faith. He said in his autobiography that during the speech he learned that "an audience has a fe ...

(6 pages) 56 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Cook's Pest Control, Inc. v. Robert and Margo Rebar Case Brief

unjust enrichment, breach of duty, negligent training, supervision and retention of employees, and bad-faith failure to pay and bad-faith failure to investigate a claim. Cook's moved to compel arbitr ...

(2 pages) 11 0 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases