Essays Tagged: "Causality"

Metaphysics. Consciousness, the Self, and Personality Theory A critical survey of theories of philosophical arguments and modern psychological personality theories.

. These developments are systematic processes. Psychology must engage in pursuit of explanation and causality. As well as how the mind interacts with the body. Gathering information, drawing conclusio ...

(2 pages) 408 0 4.4 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Biological Determinism

1. According to the author of the article 'All in the Genes?', there is no intrinsic causality between genetics and intelligence. The author analyses different aspects of biological det ...

(12 pages) 162 0 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Marcel Duchamp and Max Enrst and Dadaism!

chance, or at least is a definition of what happens in the world we live in and know more than any causality...if I do propose to strain a little bit the laws of is because I would like ... uence of accepting fixed perspective and the limited Newtonian "cause equals effect" explanation of causality, the public is not used to the concept of chance as a means for creativity. Spectators don ...

(11 pages) 109 1 3.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

The Profundity behind Insanity Victorian secrets revealed in Alice in Wonderland

indeed written down at the request of a little girl. In this children's work, not only do logic and causality work differently in Wonderland, but all the people and animals there seem to be a little b ...

(5 pages) 69 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Drug related crime: a distinction between crimes rooted in prohibition and crimes caused by drug use

of drug prohibition.Drug related crime is a dynamic social occurrence, however it is limited in its causality to particular types of crimes and drugs .It must also be emphasised that caution be exerci ...

(12 pages) 254 0 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Arguments for the inclution of Indigenous knowledge

edge is itself a Eurocentric endeavor. Eurocentric structures and methods of logical entailment and causality cannot unravel Indigenous Knowledge or its processes of knowing. (Battiste and Henderson, ...

(8 pages) 97 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Cultural Change and Managerial Careers

truments for cultural change processes, others[4,5,6] believe that there is a relationship based on causality between corporate culture and human resource systems. Burack[7], for instance, in his theo ...

(18 pages) 486 2 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Title: Barber and his "Presidential Characters"

president's way of dealing with his main political task. World views refer to beliefs about social causality, human nature and moral conflicts of the time. Barber's theory differentiate the character ...

(10 pages) 53 0 2.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Journeys, Area of study

ey or do we only see what we want to see as we are blinded by the truth? Journeys are the result of causality as they are the process of cause and effect. Without cause there can be no effect and with ...

(5 pages) 78 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Pain Management in Children

basic reasoning; understands object permanence; has the beginnings of memory; the understanding of causality; and begins to play "make believe". Toddlers language: vocabulary of over 20 words and can ...

(2 pages) 37 1 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

The strange, foreign and monstrous in "Frankenstein"

rectly, with major events occurring in that time and place.Realist stories are generally linear and causality is always established. They often contain themes of social and moral responsibility and th ...

(5 pages) 40 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Learning a trade

ng young and naive, I had no other choice but to help my father in his new found endeavor. Thus, in causality, this event marked the beginning of my growth as an individual and as a member of society. ...

(3 pages) 4 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Dennett and Williams comparison

seeing a therapist, their parents. These targets of blame, I believe, are not valid explanations of causality, but rather, mere scapegoats used to avoid admitting that one is not necessarily making th ...

(12 pages) 19 0 2.5 Oct/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Rationalism Vs Empiricism

innate ideas, the most important of theses including the ideas of oneself, infinite perfection, and causality. In the ¡°Discourse on Method and the Meditations¡±, Descartes says ...

(9 pages) 55 0 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The first cause

question has to be asked; must there be a first cause of everything? While considering the topic of causality, it would be beneficial to investigate the ideas of two of the leading philosophers in thi ... int Thomas Aquinas and David Hume. While Aquinas attempts to prove the reality of a finite chain of causality and hence an initial cause, Hume argues against trusting implicitly our perception of caus ...

(4 pages) 34 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

David Hume's Philosophy

ume set up criteria for determining cause and effect. These criteria explained his skepticism about causality and why he came to the conclusion that humans were not capable of discovering truth. In or ... that humans were not capable of discovering truth. In order to fully understand Hume?s analysis of causality, we must first understand the importance he placed on the senses. Hume is skeptical of all ...

(2 pages) 62 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

What is Causation?

portantly what it takes for one thing to cause another. There is occasionally difficulty with using causality because we associate active elements of the world with being causes, rather than passive e ...

(6 pages) 58 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Compare and contrast the views of Durkhiem and Karl Marx.

r the empirical origins of six basic ideas. These categories aretime, space, classification, force, causality and totality. (Rawls 2005, p.4) Durkheim wentabout studying Totemism the religion of the A ...

(5 pages) 33 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Abnormal Psychology Paper

and classifying abnormality. The advantages and limitations of diagnosis; the principle of multiple causality; and the connection between mind and body. So what is abnormal psychology? Abnormal psycho ...

(4 pages) 225 1 3.5 Apr/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Philosophy Metaphysics Essay: Distinguish between the doctrines of fatalism and determinism; can one be a fatalist without being a determinist and vice versa?

and there is no reference or importance placed on factors such as natural laws or the existence of causality. For such factors have no effect on the fatalist argument that relies solely upon the prin ... atalism relies only on the inevitable truth value of a proposition whilst determinism relies on the causality of events. Therefore, I believe that it is possible for a fatalist not to be a determinist ...

(4 pages) 12 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy