Essays Tagged: "preservation"

Was Locke misguided in trying to account for all the legitimate functions of government in terms of "the preservation of property"?

was misguided in trying to account for all the legitimate functions of government in terms of "the preservation of property", it is important to qualify the statement by deciding what exactly Locke m ... ires, first and foremost, our survival. However, Locke is also at pains to state that once "our own Preservation comes not into competition, ought he, as much as he can, to preserve the rest of Mankin ...

(8 pages) 236 1 4.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Is An Oppressive Government More Desireable than No Government?

y Value Premise is Individual Welfare. In order to achieve individual welfare, my criteria are1)The preservation of social order2)The fulfillment of fundamental needs.The only way in which to ensure i ...

(4 pages) 129 0 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Story Manifest Function

be would get them into a passing the law kinda mood.Some of the Manifest functions John saw was the preservation of game that wouldbe brought about if he could stop hunting for profit by taking the ga ...

(2 pages) 37 0 4.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Chaucer and the "House of Fame". Discusses the cultural nature of fame and its textual expression with reference to oral heroic poetry and the modern construction of the canon of English literary trad

antly appearing; Chaucer is well aware of rapidly changingcommunicative practises and contrasts the preservation of utterance with the longevityof literary texts. He achieves this by discussing the na ... thedifficulties that arise from it. 'Fame' can both destroy and create. It can result in theeternal preservation of great works and their creators. However, Chaucer is quick tonote the precarious natu ...

(8 pages) 64 0 1.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

John Muir's Trail in History

John Muir was a man of great importance in the history of the United States and in the preservation of it's beauty. His tireless efforts to protect natural wonders such as Yosemite Valley ... destructive side of civilization in a dauntless battle to save America's forest lands. The trail of preservation that Muir left behind has given countless numbers of people the opportunity to experien ... ains glad'(Muir, Summer, 47). It was established specifically to rally citizens who believed in the preservation of the High Sierra and who understood the need for eternal vigilance in its protection. ...

(6 pages) 96 1 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

What do you percieve to be the values of a community. From community development class. fourth year.

presented.The common interests within a community are usually represented in a variety of fashions. Preservation of the environmental surroundings is a common interest and common concern for the major ... have concerns around issues such as recycling and housing. Regardless of the geographical location, preservation of the environment is an interest that requires the attention of all members of a commu ...

(6 pages) 346 0 3.4 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Title: our shrinking world - the environmental impact our growing population has made.

s. People now strive to fill the earth with their personal seed: they feel the need for family, and preservation of legacy. This need has boosted the human population to extravagant numbers, and now o ...

(2 pages) 95 0 3.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

John Muir; forestry; Sierra Club

- John MuirAmerican explorer, naturalist, and writer John Muir was a crusader for the creation and preservation of national parks and the conservation of natural resources in the late 1800s. Muir was ... en invented and compulsory education. Why not add compulsory recreation?" In 1870, he realized that preservation of the American wilderness was necessary for all people. By 1889, Muir had put all othe ...

(4 pages) 69 0 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Individual Rights Vs. National Security

ghts of its citizensMy sole contention proves that a government's legitimacy is contingent upon its preservation of individual rights. According to Charles Ogletree, Professor of Law at Harvard Univer ...

(3 pages) 218 0 4.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

*The Articles of COnfederation* Did the Articles of Confederation provide an adequate form of government for the United States?

amental definition of an effective government is one in which there is political stability with the preservation of democracy, economic growth and confidence, social mobility and order, and a foreign ...

(2 pages) 123 0 4.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

An argumentative essay on why we should conserve our environment and what good it could bring us

ives and how this would be dramatically changed if they weren't conserved.The word "conserve" means preservation, especially of the natural environment. In plants and animals case, it means,To keep in ... hat must be preserved for endangered species. This means to set aside certain habitats and make the preservation areas for endangered species.Much has been done to make the need of animals well known ...

(6 pages) 421 3 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Social Contract in Rousseau and Locke

nce into society, namely; Locke says man enters the state for what it can do for its protection and preservation of his possessions Rousseau holds that man enters for his personal betterment. Once wit ... ained into man. Rousseau describes natural law in this way: "His [Man's] first law is to see to his preservation." Locke is positive in his description of man caring for himself in the natural state b ...

(7 pages) 266 0 4.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

A member of the Butswana task force, who was sent to analyze and evaluate the living conditions and way of life of the Ju/wasi people in Southern Africa.

al giraffe, antelope and other large, along with small game. In addition they do not appear to take preservation of food measures into their daily account since woman gathered berries and other vegeta ...

(2 pages) 34 1 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Arranged marriages.

ove Marriagesa.Basis for marriageb.Idealistic illusionII.Advantages of Arranges Marriagesa.Cultural preservationb.Maintaining social stabilityc.Willingness to changed.Parental approvalIII.Application ... t circumstancesIV.ConclusionFind her a husband!Marriage is the union of two people committed to the preservation of culture, economic status and the general well being of one's spouse. Married people ...

(6 pages) 210 0 4.1 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Character analysis of Reverend Parris from the novel "The Crucible".

cisions he makes, for his own well-being, bring harm to others.Reverend Parris' only concern is the preservation of his good status within the town of Salem. When he discovers his own daughter, Betty, ...

(5 pages) 66 0 4.2 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Testaments Betrayed" by Czech writer Milan Kunder.

The passage from Testaments Betrayed by Czech writer Milan Kundera discusses the basic idea of the preservation of privacy and the criminality of the failure to do so. The passage considers the situa ...

(2 pages) 40 1 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Wild, Wild West and David Lowenthal.

ce fiction to examine how we rebel against inherited tradition that has risen to the modern cult of preservation. The Past is a Foreign Country shows that although the past has ceased to be a restrict ... s to physical aging and object decay to debates about memory training and the evolution of historic preservation. I also believe this book, although very heavy at times, presents an abundant wit, humo ...

(3 pages) 33 2 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Traditional societies rejected romantic love.

uple, and emotional satisfaction was not the purpose of marriage.Marriage was very important to the preservation of the family, it was considered a very important duty. Arranged marriages in Hindu fam ...

(2 pages) 67 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Did females once dominate the world? Were they considered to be above men at one time? Comparison to "The Epic of Gilgamesh."

In "The Epic of Gilgamesh," early society believed males were inessential to the preservation of life. "The Epic of Gilgamesh" shows how the inability of males to procreate causes a ...

(4 pages) 38 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Classical Liberalism Critiqued by Marx and Nietzsche.

the differences in people to collectively create strength, rather than isolated weakness. It is the preservation of our natural rights, and thus far, as a political philosophy it has been successful. ... ienation and the system of money."(p.132) For Marx, true economic freedom, instead of promoting the preservation of natural rights, instead forces people into a system which takes advantage of them by ...

(4 pages) 82 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory