Essays Tagged: "Maxim"

Driving in India, the 12 rules of the Indian road code.

senger(s), dogs, pedestrians.ARTICLE IIIAll wheeled vehicles shall be driven in accordance with the maxim: to slow is to falter, to brake is to fail, to stop is defeat. This is the Indian drivers' man ...

(2 pages) 62 0 3.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Freedom and reason in Kant

content of what is willed, it must be determined by the form:' If a rational being can think of his maxims as universal laws, he can do so only by considering them as principles which contain the dete ... nd of the will because of their form and not because of their matter'. Therefore, the morality of a maxim is determined by its functioning as a universal law, applicable as a general rule to every rat ...

(6 pages) 265 1 5.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Categorical Imperative vs. Utilitarianism

a method for determining morality of actions.This formula is a two part test. First, one creates a maxim andconsiders whether the maxim could be a universal law for all rationalbeings. Second, one de ... ne determines whether rational beings would will it tobe a universal law. Once it is clear that the maxim passes both prongsof the test, there are no exceptions. As a paramedic faced with adistraught ...

(6 pages) 253 0 4.2 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

'Rebbecca' written by Daphne Du Maurier

is the insecure, shy and inexperiencedpaid companion of Mrs. Van Hopper. However, when she marries Maxim De Winter herlife totally changes. She enters a new and unknown world as she becomes part of t ... has to cope with the many responsibilities and expectationsimposed on her as the wife of the famous Maxim De Winter. This experience changesher into a worldly, more confident woman, but however this i ...

(3 pages) 70 0 3.3 May/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Alcohol Advertising: A System Targeting You

n effectively reach their audiences by knowing what magazines they read. Alcohol advertisements in "Maxim", a magazine for men, frequently target, reach, and entertain the male audience by incorporati ...

(4 pages) 172 0 4.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Critical Analysis on Sonnet 12, "Shakespeare's Sonnets", by William Shakespeare

ime, trying to gain some, or angry they have lost this precious element. Moreover, "Time is Money", maxim born in the business sector, is now an adage applied in all matter. But still, it is not possi ...

(6 pages) 186 2 4.0 Mar/2003

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

Kant's Categorical imperative.

implemented.The basic notion of the categorical imperative is to only act in a manner such that the maxim of your action could be established as a universal law. Kant believed that the categorical imp ... t he will not be lent the money if he does not promise to pay it back. When put in perspective, the maxim of his action cannot be guaranteed as a universal moral law for obvious reasons. If nobody eve ...

(5 pages) 199 0 4.2 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy


k of educators.It's been said that there is nothing as powerful as an idea whose time has come.This maxim is proven daily in the success of Dermalogica, the "quiet revolution" in skin care with a huge ...

(7 pages) 70 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Beer, It Does a Body Good.

erhouse floor. The lions hang back observing the herd. They eye out the old, lame, or very young to maximize their assurance of success. They stay low and out of sight of the zebra, being careful not ... e killing of the weak of a species that the stronger, more vertile of the group would be left. Thus maximizing their ability to feed, multiply, and otherwise function to the maxim of their ability. By ...

(8 pages) 73 2 3.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

This is an argument to persuade the audience to invest their money into mutual funds....

y "I'll think about it tomorrow" or in other words--buy now and save later. Or do you adopt the old maxim and live by "a penny saved is a penny earned" and always have something saved up for a rainy d ...

(4 pages) 123 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Critique of alfred hitchcocks movie "rebecca"

marriage, and relationship of a naive, plain, and innocent young woman to an overburdened widower, Maxim de Winter, who is haunted by the death of his former wife. Maxim's former wife, Rebecca, had i ... the new bride is soon shadowed by the memory of her predecessor and made to feel unwelcome even by Maxim when it comes to the subject of his deceased wife. As the rest of the story unfolds, it is rev ...

(3 pages) 40 0 5.0 Dec/2003

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

Rebecca by Daphne Du maurier. Essay is a description of the Narrator's perception of self at three points in the novel. Quotes are included.

ginning of the novel, soon after she arrives at Manderly, the famous mansion where her new husband, Maxim DeWinter, lives, and after she hears Maxim's revelation: he killed his first wife, Rebecca, be ... erior to the upper class society of whom she mingles as a companion to Mrs. Van Hopper. "I know he (Maxim) did not want to eat lunch with me. It was his for of courtesy." She also perceives herself as ...

(3 pages) 77 4 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

John Stuart Mill on Liberty

nd this will explain Mill's theory and how I believe his theory is correct overall and an excellent maxim for life. Mill's "one simple principle" is elaborated on throughout his essay, through chapter ...

(8 pages) 221 2 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Passing One's True Self Patricia Jones Nella Larsen

ews of the more prominent characters, to the character differentiation and to the author's ultimate maxim.There are several ways in which the differing locations within the two books convey a more pro ...

(4 pages) 43 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Rebecca: By Daphne du Maurier

ing who everyone loved. The flesh would be the role of Mrs. De Winter who married Rebecca's husband Maxim De Winter. Mrs. De Winter is compared in several ways to Rebecca because she is a shy woman wh ... but a memory, Rebecca has a strong impact on Mrs. De Winter's self esteem, and how she feels about Maxim and their relationship.Mrs. De Winters never is presented with a name through the entire story ...

(7 pages) 62 2 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Immanuel Kant, John Stuart Mill, Plato, and Aristotle:Morals and Ethical Codes

believed the moral value of an action is assessed not from the purpose of the action, but from the "maxim" from which the action springs. He defines a maxim as personal policy in the cause-effect fram ... as personal policy in the cause-effect framework. Kant said that a person should only act on these maxims that could be willed into universal laws. In order to create a universal law, the action must ...

(5 pages) 147 0 4.5 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Gender and race

the racks. Magazines aimed towards men have sexy, skin showing women on the cover like this months Maxim with Marge Simpson showing her erotic side. It doesn't really matter what's inside, or if the ...

(7 pages) 103 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

What is the Connection between Kant's View on Suicide and his Understanding of the Moral Law?

first describes the categorical imperative in the following way: "Act only in accordance with that maxim through which you can at the same time will that it become a universal law." The passage on su ... allowed to ignore the intrinsic value of human life.This passage can also be judged by creating the maxim which a person would be following if committing suicide: if you feel bad, commit suicide to en ...

(3 pages) 29 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Edgar Allen Poe's "Anabelle Lee"

s (Angels) in heaven also desire the Annabel Lee. The angels desire for the lovely Annabel Lee is a maxim, which signifies that the death is imminent, and that the lord and the male relatives in her f ...

(2 pages) 30 0 0.0 Mar/2006

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

This is a gothic legend about witches

von Vaughans had lived in a huge castle at the border of England for more than 100 years ever since Maxim von Vaughan moved to England. His portrait, along every one else's, hung on the walls of the d ... han moved to England. His portrait, along every one else's, hung on the walls of the dark corridor. Maxim von Vaughan is quite a grim-looking fellow, gray hair, stony gaze, and an absolutely straight ...

(3 pages) 39 2 4.7 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories