Essays Tagged: "scientific investigation"

How Can We Tell What Is Good Or Bad?

nd cheat in their occupation to obtain promotions and benefits. Aristotle said,Every art and every 'scientific investigation', as well as every actionand 'purposive choice,' appears to aim at some goo ...

(2 pages) 102 1 3.7 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Yucca Mountain as a Permanent Nuclear Waste Site

timates the total cost of its high-level waste management program at $25-35 billion. Completing the scientific investigation and licensing of the Yucca Mountain site is expected to cost $6-7 billion a ...

(4 pages) 142 0 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Analysis of the Opinion of Judge William R. Overton

udge William R. Overton sets out five criteria in examining the validity of 'creation science' as a scientific theory in the case McLean vs. Arkansas. Two of these characteristics are testability agai ... tenet of modern science. According to Overton testability or falsifiability is what makes a theory scientific. Overton believes that creation science fails to meet this criteria. Creationists belief ...

(2 pages) 37 0 3.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

TITLE: GOALS This essay is about goals, how to reach them, and why it is important to reach your goals.

e driving energy which leads to great achievement. The meticulous attention to detail necessary for scientific investigation, the commitment which pushes composers to keep working until the music real ...

(1 pages) 323 1 4.6 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

World Rulers: Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar, and Genghis Khan

nder^). He was a student ofAristotle, and gained interests in the areas of philosophy, medicine,and scientific investigation (^Alexander^). Aristotle took great carein providing Alexander with a very ...

(2 pages) 39 0 3.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Edgar Poe's Auguste Dupin

e is depicted as a "thinking machine," somehow not quite a complete human being. He combines logic, scientific investigation, and creativity in his crime solving. He is mostly indifferent to the feeli ...

(3 pages) 64 2 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Alexander the Great and Caesar - Two Prominent World Rulers

er^). He was a student of Aristotle, and gained interests in the areas of philosophy, medicine, and scientific investigation (^Alexander^). Aristotle took great care in providing Alexander with a very ...

(2 pages) 31 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Apparently Paranormal Phenomena: Hoaxes and Delusion

ordinary science is the implication of an anticipated finding, a pre-existing expectation. That is, scientific inquiry into the existence of paranormal phenomena comes with its own hypothesis: that th ... cs of parapsychology and other paranormal studies can point out the bias that comes with a field of scientific investigation that is founded on the assumption of events happening independent of accept ...

(8 pages) 32 1 3.3 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative


t, and Woodrow Wilson's contributions to the progressive movement.The Progressive Era was an age of scientific investigation. The federal government launched massive statistical studies of immigration ...

(27 pages) 263 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Ludwig Von Beethoven

through consideration of the organism as an open system endowed with specific properties capable of scientific investigation. Together with the related concepts of levels of organization and of the ac ...

(4 pages) 35 0 3.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Most important discoveries; Herophilus' impact on medicine and science

least indirectly-to improvements in surgery, hygiene, medical practice, physiology and kinesiology, scientific investigation and many more, as well as-directly-to the area of neurosciences."Herophilus ... is not Herophilus influence on modern dissection itself, but in his establishing of the notion that scientific knowledge must be derived through practical, experimental, hands on ways in order to be p ...

(6 pages) 26 0 0.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History


fferent associations such as the Parapsychological Association and CSICOP, or The Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal, have provided plenty of evidence from research ... of Claims of the Paranormal, have provided plenty of evidence from research conducted following the scientific method proving ESP to be nothing but a hoax.4 They have produced proof that many well-est ...

(5 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology