Essays Tagged: "Logic"


al and formal. Formal knowledge is not object oriented, and is based on reason. Formal knowledge is logic, or the laws of thought. Material knowledge is object oriented, and has two components. These ... rmines what things ought to be. Morality is something humans think about, and is not based on physiological factors.Now that we have a little background of knowledge and moral law, let me tell you why ...

(5 pages) 422 1 4.7 Dec/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Hamlet : In his Mind's Eye

of argument for Hamlet's sanity. His behaviors is only erratic in front of certain people, he shows logic and reasoning in his plotting, and finally, actually admits to several people to be only "acti ... of his madness, Hamlet is able to carry out several plans to avenge his father's death. The logic he uses in his plots is proof of a sane mind. He successfully uses the players to reveal Claud ...

(3 pages) 59 0 4.7 Dec/1996

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

The Natural Law Theory

*for all human laws are nourished by one, the divine.* This meant that a divine power determined a logic and gave to all humans. (Microsoft Encarta) This definition put this law into direct conflict ...

(3 pages) 236 0 3.5 Jan/2000

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Why Rome Fell

l that I must begin with the explanations given by Edward Gibbon. While few agree entirely with his logic, his Decline and Fall on the Roman Empire is certainly unavoidable in a paper such as this. Hi ... ogance which destroyed it long before any 'enemies' entered the city.This reasoning certainly seems logical and fits with the political situation of the times. At the time of the fall, state was 'over ...

(4 pages) 117 0 3.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

My essay is called Science verses religion - The Creation Dilemma. I hope it will help you.

me, literally. It is very difficult to choose one over the other because oneis based on fact and logic while the other is built on faith and hope. That'sexactly what the Creation theory is, beli ... ation theory is, beliefs in a superior supernatural beingwhereas the Big Bang theory is faith in logic. It is difficult to judge twouniquely difficult theories because both do not hold the answe ...

(2 pages) 181 2 3.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays


someone decided that the two terms defined above are in some way related. However, in the manner of logic which I possess, they are not. The debate now is rape, and what constitutes that once horridly ... mistrust of the male gender as an entire group. She argues that 'Hunt, pursuit, and capture are biologically programmed into male sexuality(637; par.10)' as she attempts to warn young women about the ...

(6 pages) 105 0 4.3 Apr/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

"Early to bed early to rise makes a man healthy wealthy and wise"

enjamin Franklin's Poor Richard's Almanac. Thisproverb is seldom disputed however I fail to see the logic behind it. I think that he whogoes to bed early misses out on a lot of things and must be anti ... st of the world because not only did he go to bed earlybut he got up early too so that destroys the logic that he would get more sleep andtherefore feel healthier.If you were to sleep longer than the ...

(2 pages) 13952 0 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Dracula, by Bram Stoker - The Superstition That Made the Supernatural Powers

shadowand showed no reflection in mirrors? 'Superstition links causes and effectsin ways that defy logic and fail all impartial tests.'[1] The supernatural alsogoes counter to logic in truly astoundi ... cience, and calls them supernatural events. 'Superstitionlinks causes and effects in ways that defy logic and fail all impartialtests.' [Ashley 1] Superstition is exemplified through the supernatural ...

(3 pages) 113 0 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Contrasting Apollo And Dionysus

for the Greeks. They had very different things associatedwith them.Apollo was often associated with logic and the power of the mind. He wasbasically in charge of the Work section of the people. Logic ... f those who strongly believed in thethings he was thought to control. These people would believe in logic, they would believein reason, and they would also pay attention to the power of the human mind ...

(2 pages) 71 0 2.5 Sep/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology


.In a case where there is not physical evidence to support a claim, the only evidence would then be logic. Take Zeno's Paradoxes for example. The idea that movement does not occur and that our senses ... e, but I do rely on them the majority of the time. I believe it is a natural truth. When a claim is logical and I am able to relate a reasonable effect to the cause, I can ponder its truth.The questio ...

(2 pages) 83 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Do we have a good reason to believe in existence of a "higher power"?Speaks of Transcendentalism

uments in favor of God, or aso-called 'higher power' are based on faith and emotion, and nota clear logical argument. In fact, these arguments are often infavor of throwing logic out the window. In ma ... examination states that we mustcarefully examine all things. The tools we humans use to do thisare logic and the scientific method. In order to believe insomething transcendental, you cannot examine ...

(4 pages) 105 0 5.0 Nov/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Turgenev Russian Literature "Fathers and Sons" Essay deals with the revolutionary ideas of the period and how they translate into everyday life.

The streets of revolutionary Paris taught him the unpleasant rudiments of crowd psychology, and the logic of the class struggle. The reaction which followed the upheaval of 1848 intensified his disgus ... he is correct in that assumption, but he is wrong in believing that he understands them. With this logic one can see that the intellectuals would have never been able to create a real revolution in R ...

(8 pages) 114 0 3.9 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

The Renaissance and Its Influces on Music

religion, to the opposite extreme of faith in human thinking and ideas, along the lines of science, logic, and reason. Rather than revolving around unblinking faith in the Church and what it represent ...

(3 pages) 114 0 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Evaluatoin of Anno's Learning Games. A little review of educational sowtware. Personally opinionated

for both the Macintosh and MS-Windows platform. The activities are designed to strengthen student's logic and math skills in an enjoyable and entertaining way. The program is inspired by Mitsumasa Ann ... e help is clearly and plainly worded.The first game I tried was CARDS, a card game that helps teach logic and sequence. There is also a side program that allows you to customize the deck. This is a fu ...

(3 pages) 37 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Book Analysis of THE PRINCESS BRIDE by S. Morganstern/William Goldman

k and Inigo kidnap Buttercup. A man in black soon comes to her rescue, outsmarting Vizzini's crafty logic, Fezzik's massive strength, and Inigo's fencing skills in order to save her. Soon, it is revea ...

(7 pages) 74 1 4.1 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Boneventure's Journey of the mind to god. Explains his theory of how to acsend to the level of god. critisizing as it goes.

oubts the existence of the unknown.St. Bonaventure exercised an extraordinary amount of form in his logic to describe the seven steps to know God; however, his logic and reasoning were bias as he did ... None. I do see Bonaventure as a philosopher by the process of his analyzation, but I think he was illogical in many ways. He placed too much faith on supernatural beings for anything to be logical. I ...

(3 pages) 52 1 4.6 Jul/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

King Henry IV by William Shakespeare

. If that where the only prerequisite for "hero" status than many people are heroes. Following this logic, suicidal bombers and homicidal maniacs also fit the bill. A hero must strive to reach some no ...

(5 pages) 49 0 3.5 Dec/2002

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

Content Analysis on Locke's An Essay on Concerning Human Understanding

subjective presentations devoid any relation with external entities. From this, Locke provided us a logic on Empiricism as external experiences are just phenomena of knowledge. While denying any const ... erkeley, and Hume lessened being to just subjective phenomenon, both philosophers merely provided a logical and valid conclusion that Locke had proposed.In the doctrine of Descartes' Meditation, Desca ...

(8 pages) 237 0 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

But What Do You Mean? - An essay on Ludwig Wittgenstein's linguistics and logical theories

nd comprehend ideas.Ludwig Wittgenstein was a revolutionary philosopher who studied linguistics and logic. Through "The Tractatus" and "Philosophical Investigations" and his own logical understandings ... cause it can be explained grammatically like any other.Another of Wittgenstein's main interests was logic and its affect on the world. "It used to be said that God could create anything except an illo ...

(5 pages) 103 0 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

Causes for the American Revolution: From Baby Steps to Strides

a box to reveal the pieces. The Enlightenment was characterized by the belief that the world was a logical, orderly place. The mood had changed, and now there was more emphasis on logic and reason ra ...

(7 pages) 261 4 4.2 Jan/2003

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