Essays Tagged: "Nature of Things"

Sophists to Socrates.

of a theory of perception. His theory of relativism captures the essence of appearance and the true nature of things. From his work we raise questions that attack whether or not we can truthfully perc ... hat attack whether or not we can truthfully perceive the true nature of things because of the human nature of difference. Relating to the phenomena of sense perception, understanding this can only be ...

(6 pages) 150 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

David Suzuki and his use of media in environmental education

to becoming a television icon. He is most well known for being the host of the popular series, The Nature of Things. At the beginning of his television career Suzuki witnessed how angry and frustrate ... rate. The show supplemented his television career well. He was able to form connections through The Nature of Things which he was later able to utilize on the radio show. After a long run on the radio ...

(6 pages) 56 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

"Little Girl" lost love.

In life opportunities come and go. This is the nature of things. Paths branch out to form an incomprehensible amount of actions and reactions. Cons ...

(3 pages) 27 0 4.6 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Reason and God

apart. Their overlap of interest, as shown in their common concern for such matters as the ultimate nature of things, the form of the good life, the destiny of man and his status in the universe, has ... truth which any man can verify simply by recalling the way in which he is most likely to grasp the nature of any of his own experiences. It is virtually impossible to describe a writer, a work of art ...

(4 pages) 91 1 3.6 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

The Good Life Of Cicero And Lucretius

The Nature of the Good Happy Life October 24, 2001 Philosophy 285 Looking around my world, I see many th ... anything at us that we could not handle.Through a reading of two books whose subjects focus on the nature of happiness, my attention has been brought to two radically different interpretations of wha ... radically different interpretations of what constitutes the happy life. The first book is, "On the Nature of Things,"� written by Lucretius. Lucretius' theory of happiness concludes that one c ...

(9 pages) 29 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Zoos: prisons or santuaries? Zoos are just another prison.

e that makes us human and no matter how hard an animal tries it will always be an animal. It is the nature of things which when disturbed always has repercussions. Their lives are to be lived in freed ... sturbed always has repercussions. Their lives are to be lived in freedom and being wild is in their nature and no human can change that.

(2 pages) 19 1 3.7 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry, For Tomorrow You Die.

gods. He believed that one can only rid one’s self from these fears by understanding the true nature of things (Denise, White, and Peterfreund, 2008, p. 41).He taught that the pleasure principle ... Epicurus was a believer of the pleasure principle, otherwise know as hedonism, he highly valued the nature and consequences of the pleasure. By this, one can only assume that he strongly disagrees wit ...

(3 pages) 15 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Cultural Relativism: Should Society and Sociologist Strive for Cultural Relativism?

s that have gained social approval over the years, so that they have become part of the norm or the nature of things. Therefore, since morality is based on society and different societies have differe ...

(3 pages) 18 0 0.0 Jun/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Meaning of the Anu Motto

nt Roman times. Although the ANU has determined its translation to English to be "First to know the nature of things", an array of differing distinct interpretations, and indeed, meanings, exist.The p ... st.The provenance of ANU's motto can be traced to the poem 'De Rerum Natura (III, 1072)' or 'On the Nature of Things', written by Lucretius, Roman poet, philosopher and scientist. This epic work was w ...

(3 pages) 6 0 0.0 Jun/2011

Subjects: Humanities Essays