Essays Tagged: "Gould"

Creationism vs. Evolution

Creationism vs evolution: through the eyes of Jay Gould It has been over 100 years since English naturalist ... back with greater force than ever. This is why this subject is more important now than ever. In Jay Gould's book The Panda's Thumb, an overview of and an argument for Charles Darwin's evolutionary thi ... ists and creationists. Using sexual selection and the origins of human intellect as his proponents, Gould argues his opinion in the favor of evolutionary thought. In this essay titled 'Natural ...

(4 pages) 473 7 4.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Racism In America : Democracy.

ylae, and there is always a Leonidas and his three hundred to die in it, if they can not conquer." (Gould 90) His opinion is monumental not so much in its democracy but in its monumental use of democr ... accepted by the German citizenry.It's important to take into account a notable quote by Stephen Jay Gould: "It hath been an opinion that the Italian citizenry are wiser than they seem, and the Italian ...

(3 pages) 198 0 2.9 Apr/2003

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


ss was the now infamous sheep, Dolly. Dolly was "the first mammal to be cloned from an adult cell" (Gould, 224). Pigs, frogs and other animals have been experimentally cloned- that is to say that bein ... ch Kennedy, William J. Kennedy, Hadley M. Smith. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 2000. 236-241.3.Gould, Stephen Jay. "Dolly's Fashion and Louis's Passion." NaturalHistory Jun 1997 Rpt. In Writing I ...

(5 pages) 102 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Darwin vs. Gould.

redictable or prepackaged sequence in an inherently progressive, or at least directional, manner." (Gould, History, 2000) Stephan Gould stated, "Darwin would not use a word that meant progress, especi ... ial belief, the psychological hope, the desire of everyone, to equate this process with progress." (Gould, Revolution, 1995)Creationists persist that since inhabitants were not around as witnesses, ev ...

(5 pages) 102 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

Refracting Lasers?-i wrote this for 8th grade science fair. its about lasers basically.

ape. Many men like Townes, Arthur L. Schawlow, Alexander M. Prokhorov, Nicolai G. Basov, and Gordan Gould all contributed to the basic design. The one person who did finally invent the first laser was ...

(6 pages) 39 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

Apparent progress due to a 'wall' restricting where random change can take things.

Adapted from Gould 1996.Others [cf Nitecki 1988] claim that there is only progress because any increase over zero ... h of evolution is a ladder, although Lamarck did. The current view is best summed up by a phrase of Gould's - evolution is a bush, not a tree.The idea of progress itself was a late medieval notion, ta ...

(3 pages) 33 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Steven J. Gould

Stephen Jay GouldFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.Stephen Jay Gould (September 10, 1941 - May 20, 2002) was ... eriods of environmental stress, separated by longer periods of evolutionary stability. According to Gould, this overthrew a key tenet of neo-Darwinism; according to most evolutionary biologists, his t ... insight but merely modified neo-Darwinism in a way fully compatible with what had been known before.Gould as known to the general publicGould became widely known through his popular science essays in ...

(4 pages) 86 0 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Memories of a Faulty Mind

In Gould's essay "Some Close Encounters of a Mental Kind," Gould tries to shake our belief in the credi ... d an experience whereby the human mind is easily fooled. I have found through my own experience, as Gould's stated, "certainty can be both a blessing and a danger." I am entirely convinced from Gould' ... tal certainties," and rely mostly on fact rather than memories.In the Lotus experiment presented by Gould, the students who read Lotus' questionnaire, based on an actual video they watched, believed t ...

(3 pages) 37 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Are Viruses, Prions and Viriods Alive?

ture of viruses is of "free particles that have a protein coat and a nucleic acid core" (Keeton and Gould, 1967). Viruses have similarities to 'prokaryotic cells' (cells that lack organelles), they sh ... that lack organelles), they share similar "genetic materials and constantly intertwine" (Keeton and Gould, 1967) with each other. The particles 'float' outside the cell, then 'enter' a healthy cell wi ...

(3 pages) 36 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Lewis latimer

wis Latimer returned to Boston, Massachusetts where he was employed by the patent solicitors Crosby Gould. While working in the office Lewis began the study of drafting and eventually became their hea ... the study of drafting and eventually became their head draftsmen. During his employment with Crosby Gould, Latimer drafted the patent drawings for Alexander Graham Bell's patent application for the te ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Testimony before the U.S. Senate, 1883" and "The Political Economy of Seventy-three Million Dollars, 1882," to compare and contrast the two different view points.

Gould v. LloydAre government regulations really needed in the late 1800's to stabilize industrializa ... re and contrast the two different view points of industrialization. The first document is about Jay Gould, as a very rich "self-made man" speaking to the U.S. Senate about the problem between the two ... two ever growing social classes; the social classes being between the workforce and the employers. Gould is faced with explaining the problem of the classes and has to respond to its solution. Gould' ...

(7 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

I wrote this for an assignment on the History of the Laser

an important part of future lasers. The first introduction of the term "laser" to the public was in Gould's 1959 paper "The LASER, Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation".He intended ... other terms became popular, although "raser" is sometimes used for radio-frequency emitting devices.Gould continued working on his idea and filed a patent application in April 1959. The U.S. Patent Of ...

(1 pages) 1902 0 4.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

"American History X", The aftermath

writing a controversial essay on Adolf Hitler's autobiography, Mein Kampf. When his Jewish teacher (Gould) becomes outraged, he bursts into Principal Sweeney's (Brooks) office and complains. Danny is ...

(6 pages) 25 1 4.5 Sep/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Family Daycare

has a well-developed pincer grip and "˜is now capable of picking up small objects' (Nixon and Gould, 1999) such as the coloured spots. Louis is also showing through this artwork that he is in th ... ralia.2) Miller, K. 1985. Ages and Stages: Telshare Publishing Co Inc, Marshfield, USA.3) Nixon and Gould, 1999. Emerging Child Development in the First Three Years: Social Science Press, Katoomba, Au ...

(14 pages) 49 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Edna Millay

during a storm at sea, was recovering under the superb care given to him at St. Vincent's Hospital (Gould 3). When Millay was around the age of eight, despite the all of the taboo, her parents filed f ...

(4 pages) 652 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


(1 pages) 14 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

What it's like to be Autistic

toms affecting sensory processing, communication, social relationships and imagination as stated by Gould and Wing (1979) and Hoy (2007) among others. This paper intends to explore the differences of ... t, distinct opposition to change and having isolated special interests. (Happe, 1999, p.11)In 1979, Gould and Wing suggested there was a way to explain Autism in a broader mode naming three categories ...

(7 pages) 69 1 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Virtual Teams

s teams of people who primarily interact electronically and who may meet face-to-face occasionally (Gould David 2004). These can also be defined as teams "with a common purpose that uses technology to ... lodging, parking, and leasing or owning a building may be reduced and sometimes eliminated. (David Gould 2004)More information can be examined in a shorter period of time using e-mail than voice comm ...

(7 pages) 177 0 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management