Essays Tagged: "contemplation"


enthis name at birth; he had to earn it for himself by undergoing long,hard hours of meditation and contemplation. Buddha has changed thelifestyles of many cultures with new, never-before asked questi ...

(9 pages) 274 3 4.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

An Instrument of life; Hamlet's contribution to the play

tablishing Hamlet's sanity is a difficult task. It's stability in his life is questionable, but his contemplation of madness has left him vulnerable to its control. This control has led Hamlet to act ...

(4 pages) 90 0 4.3 Nov/1996

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

Analysis of "Thirteen Ways to look at a Blackbird"

s poem, Stevens shows this connection by writing a first person poem about a poet's observation and contemplation's when viewing a blackbird. He does this by making each stanza an explanation of a new ...

(2 pages) 92 0 4.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Benefits of Incorporating a Company

eme court said: ' A corporation is an artificial being, invisible, intangible, and existing only in contemplation of the law.' In the Webster's College Dictionary corporation is defined as 'an associa ...

(2 pages) 90 0 4.5 Feb/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

My Ideal Mate is a creative piece that explains some of the wants and wishes as well as the trials and tribulations of a young woman seeking out companionship.

at movie to see, -- what time, --how will we get there, -- will my mother embarrass me? All of the contemplation led to my first rule. I have to have a boyfriend with a car.Three months later, I ...

(2 pages) 53 0 4.1 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Metacognition "thinking about thinking"

ructure based on a more aware and matured mind-stance requires endless amounts of introspection and contemplation. However the process can be begun when the realization of absolute truth in relation t ... ver a large majority of people are entirely unable to change such beliefs, even after metacognitive contemplation because of their inability to fully set aside the original belief in the first place. ...

(5 pages) 85 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The workings of tesla's brainchild, the TESLA COIL

ut effort, from the store forever inexhaustible, humanity will advance with giant strides. The mere contemplation of these magnificent possibilities expands our minds, strengthens our hopes and fills ...

(7 pages) 42 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

A Psycho-analysis of The Oval Portrait, and "The Masque of the Red Death" by Edgar Allan Poe.

ticular, love, beauty, and seeing the truth about life. The narrator is the vehicle he uses for his contemplation, although there are other characters that embody his emotions.The narrator, who is obv ...

(2 pages) 56 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

Case Study: Issue: Insider Trading

y it took advantage of business opportunities in areas unrelated to real estate development.Bob, in contemplation of retirement, requested Jim and Joe to adopt, on behalf of the corporation, a liberal ...

(3 pages) 130 0 3.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Hamelt's Fatal Flaw.

lvage retribution? The answer lies within Hamlet's fatal flaw. His reoccurring state of impractical contemplation renders him incapable of any decisive action that could have brought about a mercurial ...

(3 pages) 33 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Contextualising Theory in Practice

os translates as 'purpose').The purpose of a theoretical discipline is the pursuit of truth through contemplation; its telos is the attainment of knowledge for its own sake. The purpose of the product ...

(8 pages) 208 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Discuss: Hume, A Treatise of Human Nature, BK III, Part 1, section 1.

ing but that from the constitution of your nature you have a feeling or sentiment of blame from the contemplation of it,"The purpose of this essay is to examine Hume's statement contained within the t ...

(10 pages) 102 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

An Explaination Of The hindu Stages of life

tage one gradually withdraws from active life and begins devoting more time to study of scriptures, contemplation and meditation.Sannyasa AshramaThis Ashrama is the final stage of life in which an ind ... an individual mentally renounces all worldly ties, spends all of his or her time in meditation and contemplation and ponders over the mysteries of life. In ancient times one would part company with o ...

(1 pages) 40 1 1.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

The Zen Rock Garden

lanned and structured. A possible catalyst for enlightenment, the Zen garden is used as a place for contemplation, deep thought, and zazen. It is considered to be the serenity in a chaotic world and c ... peaks stick out. One could find many meanings for the rock garden, and in doing so could be in deep contemplation. The student who maintains the garden, raking the pebbles into a distinct pattern, wou ...

(4 pages) 73 1 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Zen Parables

r questions meant for reflection between a master and his student. They substitute meditation, self-contemplation, and intuition for faith and devotion" (Marinello 1). Koans are the means by which one ...

(5 pages) 48 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Comparison of Plato and Aristotle's Philosophies

rasp the Forms and to contemplate the True, the Good, and the Beautiful, and to remain caught up in contemplation of these things. Aristotle has no such discontents, however. He likes life in this wor ...

(4 pages) 150 0 3.8 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Poetry Analysis on Because I Could Not Stop For Death by Emily Dickinson

t Stop for DeathIt is known that Emily Dickinson had a natural fear and obsession for death and her contemplation of her death is reflected in her poem, Because I Could Not Stop for Death. In Dickinso ...

(2 pages) 212 3 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The road not taken by robert frost

ood. The whole poem describes the nature around the main narrator, and for the most part narrator's contemplation in between the choices. The nature is yellow wood, with grassy paths (roads). Frost wr ...

(3 pages) 50 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Revenge in Hamlet

y managing to salvage some retribution? The answer is that Hamlet's reoccuring state of impractical contemplation renders him incapable of any decisive action that could have brought quick revenge. A ... tell Claudius and Gertrude. Unfortunately, his momentum is derailed by another spell of impractical contemplation when he proclaims that the universe has turned to evil, and subsequently examines the ...

(5 pages) 40 0 3.5 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How music has been treated with other disciplines from pre-Qin era until present

wo thousands years while China was under the monarchic rule.Confucianism is a primary system of contemplation in China, which are concerned with the principles of good conduct, practical wisdom, a ...

(7 pages) 57 0 4.8 Apr/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies