Essays Tagged: "pragmatic"

Cogniton and Marxism

were similar to American Pragmatism, especially his ideas about epistemology. He defines truth in a pragmatic fashion and explains cognition in terms of practical needs of the human being. While some ... a biological function of the human which is used as a tool for his survival.Marx defines truth in a pragmatic way. The truth value of a judgement is due to the usefulness of accepting or rejecting the ...

(3 pages) 91 0 3.6 Mar/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Paper on the unions in America

of the American Federation of Labor(AFL) in 1886, most unions in the united States have displayed a pragmatic out look, largely compatible with that of business. The general purpose of unions has been ...

(2 pages) 415 1 4.2 May/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The Buddha's Four Noble Truths - A Logical Basis for a Philosophy

CE in the area presently known as Nepal. During his 80 year lifetime, he systematically developed a pragmatic, empirically based philosophy which he claimed would lead its followers towards an enlight ...

(7 pages) 338 1 4.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

A Literary Essay on Romeo and Juliet, impulsiveness of the play

ss leads to downfall, and therefore people must strike a balance between being impulsive, and being pragmatic. Time and time again Shakespeare showed us how impulsiveness leads to tragedy.First off, C ...

(4 pages) 44 0 5.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

Web Services Return on Investment: Working out what you're getting out of Web Services In this article, the authors have tried to keep a realistic, pragmatic, and balanced approach

what you're getting out of Web ServicesIn this article, the authors have tried to keep a realistic, pragmatic, and balanced approach in determining the return on investment on Web Services. It is wort ...

(6 pages) 257 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The essential elements involved in planning and assessing drama at key stage 3.

ng is paramount if there is to be any progress or improvement in our practice.Neelands talks of the pragmatic and philosophical issues that arise within drama. The pragmatic comes from having no set N ...

(12 pages) 137 0 3.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Personal effects of September 11

ter September 11, we will never be the same."This statement may prove impossible to evaluate in any pragmatic sense and should indeed elicit various contrasting responses from different people. Therei ...

(1 pages) 164 2 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The link between creativity and bipolar disorder.

of creativity in bipolar subjects versus controls. The reasoning for this experiment is to derive a pragmatic overview of the association between creativity and bipolar disorder. Derived results will ...

(3 pages) 64 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

What is literature?

g of language. In this country, as well as elsewhere, there has been an increasing concentration on pragmatic methods of communicative approach to foreign language teaching that sees literature as one ... e reveals the negative role of the "ruling" language teaching methodology which has become a highly pragmatic process whose aim is to "produce" a student with good command of language, equipped with b ...

(6 pages) 186 1 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Third and Fifth Generation chinese film.

Passions, characterizes Zhang Yimou as appropriating a certain vision of a China past, to create a pragmatic version of China, accessible, that at the same time doesn't necessarily accurately depict ... vision of China.Chow concentrates on the critiques of Zhang in her own critique of him: that he is pragmatic, that he flaunts China's shame, his "self -exoticiztion (148)," that he exploits the past ...

(11 pages) 74 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

History of Industrial Democracy.

throughout Europe. In essence and in practice it came about during and after the 2nd World War as a pragmatic and temporary organisational arrangement, which was only aiming to increase production.Aft ...

(11 pages) 154 0 3.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

Notes for 1984 by George Orwell

rtment at the Ministry of Truth, enjoys sex and claims to have had affairs with many Party members, pragmatic and optimistic, her rebellion against the Party is small and personal, for her own enjoyme ...

(6 pages) 51 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The ways in which the Häftlinge in Primo Levi's 'If This is a Man' and zeks in Alexander Solzhenitsyn's 'Ivan Denisovich' overcome the dehumanisation through the formation of friendships

managed to maintain their humanity, largely through the formation of either genuine friendships or pragmatic alliances. Still, Häftlinge in the Nazi concentration camp are more devastated by the ...

(6 pages) 84 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Essay on the trajic hero from julius cesaer

fic character, Marcus Brutus. Brutus was the tragic hero of the play, because of his idealistic and pragmatic qualities. The mindset that Brutus possessed only allowed him to see the world and its peo ...

(8 pages) 33 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Bolt claims, 'All my plays and films have a modern relevance'. What do you think is the modern relevance of A Man for All Seasons?

rn society. People such as rich are identified amongst our modern community, we compare the immoral pragmatic people to such the likes of Politicians, who, will take the easy way out or commit illegal ... ong with the church itself.Bolt's play certainly reflects the views of today's society. We see many pragmatic people, such as Richard Rich, who can see no point of being poor for the freedom, or truth ...

(4 pages) 34 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Does Hardline Really Work

ca as their enemies. In their opinion, dialogue, negotiation and compromise are not "realistic" or "pragmatic" and could not solve any problem, and only hardline can bring and end to evil.Thomas Power ... leak outline of everything that won't work". It seems that Perle is the one who is not realistic or pragmatic at last. Powers's review conveys to us such information that Perle has been a hard-liner e ...

(2 pages) 18 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

An introduction to Philosophy

er the centuries to answer the question: 'Why should I obey the state?'Answers have ranged from:The pragmatic - 'Because if I don't they will cut my head off'To the theological - 'Because it is God's ... ed. No government can be safe without the goodwill of the governed. Although Machiavelli seems very pragmatic he was both superstitious and Pagan. Fortune to Machiavelli is a unpredictable divine bein ...

(8 pages) 218 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

The challenge of Implementing Capability Maturity Model (CMM) in Pakistan Software Industry

o challenges that a software development firm faces. First, to come up with reliable, efficient and pragmatic Official processes. Second, to make these processes a part of the company's culture i.e. t ...

(23 pages) 119 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Work Centrality and Hofstede's four dimensions

work oriented. Although Americans don't rate as highly work oriented, they seem to balance out the pragmatic and aesthetics of an occupation. They value work as a sign of prestige along with the Germ ...

(3 pages) 191 1 3.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Impession Management. It's negative impact and why awareness is important?

ment has considerable implications for areas such as validity of performance appraisals and it is a pragmatic, political tool for one to build image and be successful.Some of these impression manageme ...

(2 pages) 57 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing