Essays Tagged: "human actions"

Discussion paper on the use of traditional knowledge by the Inuit(eskimo to americans)with regards to wildlife managment.

rules, providing not only description and reverence for natural resources but an ethical system for human behavior for sustaining ecosystems, including humans, for generations that will follow. Humans ... ing ecosystems, including humans, for generations that will follow. Humans depend on ecosystems and human actions must reflect this dependency.The reason for the establishment of this project is to ve ...

(16 pages) 140 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Describe the biological explanation of crime. Identify key aspects of crime that are hard to explain in this way.

structural account of describing why people commit crimes. Structure-based explanations argue that human actions/ behaviours are driven by forces beyond their control. This can be administered by rul ...

(4 pages) 125 0 4.3 Aug/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

summary of adler's theory of personality

that could bring about these inferiority feelings. Adler thought that the driving force behind all human actions is the striving for perfection or superiority.Inferiority feelings begin in the infant ...

(5 pages) 293 0 4.6 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

"George Orwell's Animal Farm and the Russian Revolution" Comparing the similarities of key characters that appeared in both Animal Farm and throughout the Russian Revolution.

Many books these days are written with satire to show the ridiculousness of human actions. George Orwell's Animal Farm was written to shed light on the absurdity of the Russian ... l wanted to show people how we really have evolved from animals, bringing a part of them with us to human life.The most significant detail that Orwell included in his book was Napoleon, a powerful and ... se the value of the economy through industrialization (in Stalin's case) and through trade with the humans (in Napoleon's case). During Stalin's rule, both the Soviet Union's economy and influence abr ...

(6 pages) 207 2 2.9 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Analysis of the narrator of the "The Fall of the House of Usher" by Edgar Allan Poe

truth is that the story is really about the narrator. In a sense, the narrator generally symbolizes humans and basic human actions and desires. When people first read the story "The Fall of The House ... ed or even set back by the image of the house but he seems to be fascinated by it and that is where human nature comes in. People are generally fascinated by scary and mysterious ideas. Why do people ...

(2 pages) 86 3 4.0 Jan/2003

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

Metaphysics: The Ghost in the Machine.

ree to choose our own behaviors? I will discuss Taylor's Theory of Agency and the role of "self" in human behavior. I will then present my view on the "self." What kind of status does "self" have? Why ... does "self" have? Why do we believe in self?Determinism is the belief that all physical events and human actions are determined by external forces before they occur. A strict determinist, or hard det ...

(8 pages) 110 0 1.5 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Contempory geographical issue relating to water management at Lake Parramatta, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Lake ParramattaGeographical processesHuman actions can dramatically increase riverbank erosion. These actions include land clearing near ...

(2 pages) 30 0 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Outline three criticisms of natural law and then defend natural law against these criticisms.

nt of what is considered as laws drawn from nature and those that are perceived as implanted within humans, is enforced as binding onto human actions and lives in juxtaposition with laws that have bee ... rced as binding onto human actions and lives in juxtaposition with laws that have been set forth by humans and the judicial sphere. The theory of natural law is very controversial, in which the subjec ...

(7 pages) 211 1 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Michel de Montaignes view on the structure of the human phsyche

The human life is a meaningless mass of confusion. We were made helpless we will die helpless. Part of u ... helpless we will die helpless. Part of us is always tugging in a different direction. Nothing in a human's life is free, final, or constant. Due to the fact that human actions are so inconstant, life ... or constant. Due to the fact that human actions are so inconstant, life is a mass of confusion.All humans were born helpless into this world and will die helpless to the world. As soon as we depart f ...

(2 pages) 27 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Critically Discuss Utilitarianism as an Ethical Theory. What are the Problems that Confront Utiliatarianism as a Theory of Public Policy?

ed by John Stuart Mill, which, true to its etymology, is concerned above all with the usefulness of human activity. Utilitarianism has been one of the most influential of ethical theories, and the one ... her form of happiness.The reference, however, is more specifically to the utility and usefulness of human actions to produce happiness, which comes to be equated with pleasure or the satisfaction of d ...

(11 pages) 201 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Show how the theodicies of Iranaeous and Augustine account for natural evil.

ters which occur all over the world due to a malfunction of nature. They do not have an outright or human cause and is described by John Hick in the 'Evil and God of love' as being 'the evil that orig ... ibed by John Hick in the 'Evil and God of love' as being 'the evil that originates independently of human actions'. therefore, many people believe that God is a cause of these disasters. Therefore the ...

(4 pages) 85 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Macbeth as a tragic hero

I is placed into the play with his distant relationship with Banguo. Macbeth is a tragedy in which human actions have unavoidable consequences, where the characters sins and mistakes are never forgiv ...

(2 pages) 30 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Comparative essay describing the ethics of Aristotle, Immanuel Kant, and Emmanuel Levinas.

evinas were three philosophers who sorted out various ethical approaches. They investigated complex human actions and theorized what is the ethical thing to do. For instance, Aristotle contemplated th ... y similar ideas. For example, each of the philosophers believed in optimism-- they thought that all humans are naturally ethical. In addition, each of the philosophers believed in using reason to be e ...

(4 pages) 74 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

To Cheat or Not to Cheat? - A Philosophical Decision Utilizing Kantian Reasoning

law, is basically one philosophers attempt to rationalize and formulate a theory that would explain human actions and their causation when a person is faced with a decision. Kant infers that since we ... everyone, rather these formulae and conjectures are judgments that apply to any typical, or average human being. Having said all of that, in regard to the specific questions at hand, whether or not th ...

(6 pages) 60 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Compare Christianity's baptism with judaism's brit milah and pidyon ha ben? With reference to human experience and sacred objects.

Religious rites are conducted through the use of human actions. In this regard, they fit in with the normal sphere of human activities, but incorpora ... y around them; and vertically, into time past and future. These rituals also use symbols and create human experiences to communicate and celebrate the transformation.Baptism may occur at any point in ...

(5 pages) 23 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Copper: Environmental Effects of Copper and How Copper is Processed

ironmental effects of copperCopper can be released into the environment by both natural sources and human actions. Examples of natural sources are wind-blown dust, decaying vegetation, forest fires an ... roduction and phosphate fertilizer production.Because copper is released both naturally and through human activity it is very widespread in the environment. Copper is often found near mines, industria ...

(3 pages) 20 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

"The Corporation"

ion's legal status as a person to classify it as more than a person, but a psychopath based on its 'human' actions and characteristics.According to American law of the mid 1800's, the corporation beca ... al standards for its own short-term gain. The root cause of immeasurable damage to its own workers, human health, animals, the biosphere and the environment as a whole, the corporation, as the institu ...

(2 pages) 73 0 3.0 Apr/2006

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

Air Pollution

zone that protects us from the harmful rays of the sun. Air pollution comes from natural as well as human actions. The burning of fossil fuels like natural gas, coal, and oil produce carbon dioxide, c ...

(1 pages) 52 0 2.6 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences

Discussing the theme of "Things fall apart" by Chinua Achebe: War Within one's self

"The dread of evil is a much more forcible principle of human actions than the prospect of good," said one of the wisest enlightenment thinkers, John Locke. ... one of the wisest enlightenment thinkers, John Locke. This perspective of evil being represented by human actions is thoroughly shown in the novel Thing's Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe. The good and evi ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Compare and contrast one process theory of motivation with one content theory. Include in your answer a brief explanation why one is a process and the other a content theory.

ion." (Sanjeev Sharma) Therefore it is important to motivate because motivation is force behind all human actions (Sanjeev Sharma). Manager must be able to realize and fulfil the most urgent needs of ... nd most influential content theories is Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs (1954). This theory states that human needs are formed similar to pyramid with 5 levels, where bottom level must be completed to mov ...

(8 pages) 130 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology