Essays Tagged: "schools of thought"

What is Taoism?

st. Taoism is also pronounced Dow-ism. Taoism is China's oldest native religion. Among many Chinese schools of "thought" it is second to that of Confucianism. Tao or Dao means "way". In order to obtai ...

(3 pages) 207 0 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Christocentric Panthiesm? Aquinas and Epictetus: Discussions on the Nature of God

now left under the individual responsibility of the will to define those laws.There are two primary schools of thought capable of defining moral standards in the context of divine authority. The first ...

(6 pages) 91 0 3.8 Dec/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Two brands of nihilism

As philosopher and poet Nietzsche's work is not easily conformable to thetraditional schools of thought within philosophy. However, an unmistakable concern withthe role of religion and ...

(6 pages) 138 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Why do we go to college?

ilemma, it is important to approach the question, not just from one view, but from all of the major schools of thought: the functionalist, the conflict-theorist, and the symbolic interaction. By looki ... hree are feasible ways of looking at and studying our society.Before understanding what each of the schools of thought would have to say, it is important to first see how they view our society, which ...

(6 pages) 329 0 4.9 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Pyschology. Anger Management. 10 pages, 2800 words with references. Written by a 4.0 gpa student.

. As humans, we are hardwired to feel anger just as we feel love and other emotions. There are many schools of thought regarding anger management. Anger is an emotion that is difficult to control. If ...

(11 pages) 323 2 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

An essay on the politics of gender roles. Examines the traditional gender roles, and women who are changing them.

scleWhich sex is stronger? What does strength suggest in the American culture? Today, there are two schools of thought. They are alike in many ways, yet strikingly different in their views. Would an i ...

(3 pages) 303 0 3.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Economic History : Asian Financial Crisis

ssions and debates involving the reasons behind the financial crisis. Through such discussions many schools of thought have emerged. These schools have focused on many areas both internally and extern ...

(8 pages) 346 1 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

Free-Will in Macbeth.

e will is heavily expounded upon through symbols such as those of night and darkness. Two diametric schools of thought exist regarding fate v. free will; existentialism or the belief that each person ...

(4 pages) 63 1 5.0 Apr/2003

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

To what extent were the bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki necessary to end World War II? Includes Bibliography and Footnotes (if you care to message me for them)

p 'the Bomb' on Japan at the end of World War II, historians will usually either tend to one of two schools of thought. The orthodox school stress that the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasa ...

(6 pages) 257 6 4.4 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The capital-intensive nature of the economy, high levels of market concentration and the high level of unemployment - are Marx's predictions coming true for South Africa?

ement by another, superior order (McLellan 1975: 51)." Also strongly in contrast to modern economic schools of thought, Marx regarded the concept of value apart from price. Rather, Marx adhered to the ...

(8 pages) 96 0 4.8 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches to Educational Research: Strenghs and Weaknesses

n relies on numerical data and has been associated with the positivist, empiricist and behaviourist schools of thought. Qualitative research focuses on the collection of non-numerical data such as nar ... ews. The qualitative approach is often associated with post-positivist, hermeneutic or constructive schools of thought (Evers and Walker, 1998: 28). Each of these approaches provides researchers with ...

(13 pages) 1052 2 4.1 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Trend in historical causes of change in societies

lost without a leader or any sense of order. One great example would be the formation of the Three Schools of Thought during the "Era of Warring States". The "Era of Warring States" was a time of con ... constant competition for absolute power. Eventually three philosophers emerged and formed the Three Schools of Thought which were blended together to rule over China and end the constant chaos. The ne ...

(2 pages) 21 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Keynsian Vs Monetarist Policies

Macroeconomics and it's Schools of ThoughtAdam Smith founded economics as we know it today in 1776 with his work 'The Wealth ... loped and consistently branched out into new and different areas. Though some may disagree, the two schools of thought that have had the most influence over economists past and present are Keynesian a ... ern Monetarism is Milton Friedman. To this end there are many issues to this day in which these two schools agree and disagree upon such as the labour market, fiscal versus monetary policy and the inf ...

(6 pages) 313 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

Use of performance indicators in Management Accounting

e units per year, constituting a performance indicator which has set goals of greater productivity .Schools of thought on management accounting class performance indicators as being able to be placed ...

(11 pages) 409 0 4.9 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Should sociologists make use of official statistics?

ssue into three categories positivist, institutionalist, and radical.Realists are of the Positivist schools of thought that believe sociologists should be "in the same state of mind as the physicst, c ... lse statistics will encourage checks from the Positivist for reliability and validity. Whilst other schools of thought will look for hidden agenda and subjectivity.Official statistics are collected on ...

(6 pages) 64 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Is military force becoming less useful as an instrument of policy?

itics was largely dependant upon the military force with which a country could muster.There are two schools of thought on the use of force; the Complex Interdependence theory, which argues that milita ...

(5 pages) 66 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Essay Question: 'Pluralists and ruling elite theory provide fundamentally different accounts of the distribution of political power.' Discuss.

Pluralism and the ruling elite are two different schools of thought that have developed distinct theories about the state. The pluralist base their t ...

(5 pages) 125 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Capitalistic Imperialism & the Formation of a New World Order - Germany 1870-1900

erefore giving them the fear to colonize. Germany's desire to establish protectorates came from two schools of thought, both of which upset the balance of Europe. Finally, lacking any kind of establis ...

(4 pages) 32 0 4.3 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

The problem with free will

nd everyday assumption that we all possess free will, and there is no argument. However the varying schools of thought ( determinist, indeterminist) hold contrasting theories regarding how we can atte ...

(6 pages) 128 0 4.3 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Establishing the Limits of Faith on Campus: Should students have the right to access contraceptives through University Health Centers?

it comes to issues concerning promiscuity and the use of contraception, two fundamentally opposite schools of thought seem to press on young students. There is the Bible based teaching, which not onl ...

(8 pages) 25 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues