Essays Tagged: "great men"

The philosopher, Aristotle

during the fourth century B.C. in ancient Greece. The culture of the Greeks during this timediffers greatly from our present day life and times. Aristotle came into contact with many greatmen of histo ... e into contact with many greatmen of history, from Plato his instructor and mentor to Alexander the Great, conquerer and rulerof the east. The works of Aristotle have left many after him to contemplat ...

(4 pages) 223 0 3.7 Apr/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

"We can usually learn much more from people whose views we share than from people whose views contradict our own; disagreement can cause stress and inhibit learning."

ten lead to new ways of interpretation of facts, experimentation and innovation.Throughout history, great men have achieved their greatness through individuality and originality of thought. For instan ...

(2 pages) 50 0 2.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Gandhi's Life Journey.

gh peace but to preserve peace through the destruction of life. In such a perilous time it requires great men that fear truth only to stand against the tyranny of the "civilized" man. Through belief a ... s autobiography Gandhi tells a story about some wayward actions of his youth. For a time Gandhi was greatly influenced by an older friend in his high school years. This friend convinced Gandhi to eat ...

(5 pages) 141 1 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

"The Demon In The Freezer by Richard Preston

eamt that his discovery would rid the world of Small Pox. Many would pronounce "The dreams of these great men have been realized thus saving humanity from the perils faced by the Aztecs".Richard Prest ...

(7 pages) 87 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

"Nature and Self-Reliance" by Ralph Waldo Emerson

f life, based on our inner self and the presence of the soul. Emerson regarded and learned from the great minds of the past. In his writings he says repeatedly that each person should live according t ... solve the problems of your life. We need to trust ourselves in order to improve our life, like all great men have done. Self-Reliance expresses that the Truth stems from within deep in our soul which ...

(2 pages) 173 0 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

The Expansion of Organized Crime.

lcohol seemed to go hand in hand- appeared to be going completely downhill. In response, a group of great men would put forth a miraculous effort to bring enjoyment back into the lives of all of those ... me may say that the original crime of bootlegging, manufacturing, and selling illegal alcohol for a great profit is greedy in its own right, but this was just a business decision that various gangs ac ...

(10 pages) 231 1 4.9 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

History of presidents.

The Heroic Posture was a video about our past presidents who were great war heroes. George Washington, William Henry Harrison, Ulysses S. Grant and Dwight D. Eisenhow ... roes. George Washington, William Henry Harrison, Ulysses S. Grant and Dwight D. Eisenhower were the great men mentioned. All of them served their country in war and leaded the country as presidents. O ... ved their country in war and leaded the country as presidents. One man in particular I feel was the greatest hero/president of them all his name was George Washington.Ever since George Washington was ...

(3 pages) 34 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Julius Caesar as a general.

igorously debated. Although Plutarch believed that Caesar "was admirably fitted by nature to make a great statesman and orator , others deem him to be "a monster of crime, with hardly a redeeming qual ... As a reformer, Caesar, even among those whose acts have changed the world, stands out as one of the great men of all time."It is a widespread belief held by both modern and ancient historians that Cae ...

(7 pages) 79 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Which founding brother had the largest impact on the creation of the U.S.?

oubt that the success of the American Revolution was accomplished through the contributions of many great men all of which had inside them the "Spirit of '76." With the vacuum of power created once th ... no founding brother that was more instrumental in creating the new United States and making it the great nation that it is today than James Madison. James Madison's contribution to the framing of the ...

(7 pages) 67 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Essay comparing two poems, "Holy Willie's Prayer" and "The Holy Fair," by Robert Burns.

survived him. Robert Burns referred to today as a legend, wrote poems that would draw the minds of great men and steal attention from even the finest madam. The poet who revived Scotland wrote more t ... fesses by revealing the sanctimoniousness and hypocrisy that it inevitably breeds: it is one of the great verse satires of all time" (Kalasky, p.452).Mr. Daiches opinion on the matter seemed to have i ...

(4 pages) 52 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Compare and contrast w/Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Edison.

not until the birth of Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Edison that this was changed forever. These two great men's inventions are what make our world today and without it, we would not be as advanced tha ... Edison can resemble each other in more ways then one. For both of the scientists, electricity was a great interest. Franklin believed that lightning was electricity that came from the clouds. He belie ...

(4 pages) 77 1 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

The Ohio Statehouse and its statues are architecture.

earing the inscription "These Are My Jewels" portraying a women, her arms outstretched over several great men from Ohio. Perhaps no woman better represented the archetype of the ideal Roman wife than ... ing of her father and of all he had done, and were congratulating her upon being the daughter of so great a man. Cornelia, however, replied that she was prouder of being called the mother of Tiberius ...

(3 pages) 66 0 4.1 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Nationalism in Italy during the 1900's.

who helped move this process along tremendously, including Cavour, Mazzini and Garibaldi. All these great men helped form new movements or ideas. Then in the late 1800's, the people of Italy had a gro ...

(3 pages) 59 0 2.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Hitler and The Prince

dge for possible work in government. In The Prince, he writes about the knowledge of the actions of great men, whom he has knowledge of through studying the experience of modern affairs and ancient hi ... Some of these ideas are: to be feared but not hated, to win over the people, to follow the leads of great men from the past, to commit cruelties all at once and not continuously throughout your region ...

(10 pages) 84 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Death of a Salesman

ing in the past.Willy cannot see who he and his sons are.(Biff and Happy) He believes that they are great men who have what it takes to be successful and beat the business world. Unfortunately, he is ... istaken. In reality, Willy and sons are not, and cannot, be successful. "Biff Loman is lost. In the greatest country in the world a young man with such-persona attractiveness, gets lost. And such a ha ...

(2 pages) 42 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Pope Gregory VII

de the changes necessary to bring Christianity back to the way it should be. Both of these men were great men for their deeds and solidified their name in history by playing their role the way it shou ... n to stop including clerical marriages and the sale of church offices. Gregory may have also been a great man and very kind to his followers but did not take any gruff from other emperors and kings. T ...

(4 pages) 38 1 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Ghandi's Impossible Utopia

Great men and women have walked the earth a thousand times over, and have bestowed upon us their kno ... o teach others, leading them into a world of the future. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was among these great men. A leader who served his countrymen by example, and let the world see the potential of hum ... d let the world see the potential of human resolve. Affectionately known as Mahatma (translated as "Great-Souled"), he truly shaped the independence of India and Pakistan, freeing them from absolute B ...

(8 pages) 63 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

The State of American Workers.

ica has always been, at least in my opinion, the attitudes of the people and the speed of industry. Great men like Carnegie and Rockefeller have changed the face of America and the industries within. ...

(6 pages) 72 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The impact of telivision on youth

ering whereas the wicked and the crooks lead the life of kings .Instead of taking the role model of great scientists and other great men the cling on to the movie stars and will do any kind of non-sen ...

(1 pages) 43 3 4.6 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Artist Works Comparision/Contrast (Marc Chagall, Pablo Picasso, and Claude Monet)

he art of three artists, Marc Chagall, Pablo Picasso, and Claude Monet. The artworks of these three great artists all have similarities and differences. They all have their own way to express their fe ... y to express their feelings, and own ideas of what art should be.The art that was produced by these great men were mostly oil on canvas, watercolor, or sketching. Some specific works may have been don ...

(2 pages) 43 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays