Essays Tagged: "self evident"

Descarte's Meditation one

is beliefsso that in his Meditations he will be able to build upon new foundations of undeniableand self evident truths. In order to do this Descartes must first find a valid argument thatwill allow h ...

(2 pages) 167 0 3.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

The Power On Self Test

BIOS will perform diagnostics and initialize system components, including the video system.(This is self-evident when the screen first flicks before the Video Card header is displayed).This is commonl ... first flicks before the Video Card header is displayed).This is commonly referred as POST (Power-On Self Test).Afterwards, the computer will proceed its final boot-up stage by calling the operating sy ...

(6 pages) 48 0 3.0 Oct/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

A Discusision on Animal Rights

fe, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness; The Declaration of Independence holds these rights to be self evident and unalienable. In the eighteenth century when these words were written they were call ...

(5 pages) 189 1 3.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

A Discusision on Animal Rights

fe, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness; The Declaration of Independence holds these rights to be self evident and unalienable. In the eighteenth century when these words were written they were call ...

(5 pages) 267 0 4.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Thomas Jefferson: Hypocrite or patriot? Further: Was the purchase of the Louisiana Territory an act that went back on all of Jefferson's beliefs?

the improvement of the American republic. The president among all others must hold this truth to be self evident, or else vanish into the annals of history. Presidents such as Lincoln and Roosevelt ar ... people, for whom he worked tirelessly. He deserves praise as a man that put his country ahead of himself.

(3 pages) 119 1 4.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

"Does Darwin's Scientific Explanation of Humanity Give You Comfort or Cause you Concern? Why?"

nce with so many of the day-to-day observations of modern genetics that indeed it does appear to be self evident, on the other hand, close examination of a whole raft of scientific data reveals the ab ... rwinian model that shows all living organisms on earth today coming from a single life form which itself came from inanimate matter. The greatest evolution in nature has been the transformation of cat ...

(7 pages) 80 1 4.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

Ernest Hemingway.

ll known as one of the greats in American literature. Although Ernest Hemingway was a writer, it is self evident that he loved nature because he was brought up reveling in wildlife, was constantly inv ... rs.Following the example of another famous author, Henry David Thoreau, Hemingway often secluded himself in nature. He cherished the outdoors and spent his time fishing, hunting, and searching for ins ...

(5 pages) 64 0 4.4 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies


PoetryThere are two types of poetry writing. One is writing for yourself, the type of writing that you do when your dad hits you or your girlfriend breaks up with you o ... the reader will feel the feeling without having to be told what the emotion is. The emotion will be self-evident. It will be so self-evident, in fact, that the reader can't avoid it. They couldn't esc ... ve been sucked in by this work, that hands have come ripping out from the very fibers of the page itself and taken a stranglehold on you. That you've just lived it all.Don't try to figure it out. Just ...

(3 pages) 45 1 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

HSC Changing Self- Gwen Harwood (Prize-Giving and The Glass Jar).

Changing Self EssayHow do composers use texts to explore concepts of Changing Self? Discuss ideas and techniq ... oser have used many varying ideas and techniques to investigate and illustrate concepts of Changing Self effectively. The ideas looked at in Gwen Harwood's poetry include imagery, retrospect, metaphor ... od's poem Prize-Giving, the composer has adeptly used imagery to examine and represent the Changing Self evident in this poem. This striking imagery at first portrays an egotistical middle aged man, s ...

(4 pages) 80 0 2.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

"Siddhartha" , by Herman Hesse.

correct course of action would be to locate the terms in a dictionary and here the differences are self-evident.These two methods of derivation of the terms allow us to examine Siddhartha's claim and ... tha draws a stark contrast between the two terms and provides us with an example by referring to himself as a "finder." This statement shows that he truly believes in his definition of the two terms a ...

(2 pages) 33 0 0.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Basis of My Belief in God.

th and universe we live in could not have come from nothing. The fact that the universe exist is so self evident that there is a God that God really doesn't need anymore proof of His existence. To den ... matter has no intelligence. It is a obvious to me as it is to any Atheist that a tree cannot turn itself in to a chair or that a lump of coal can turn itself into a diamond ring. A creator, a maker, t ...

(1 pages) 40 1 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

What is Mill's utilitarian principle?

s equally of every attentive being that applies the principle. Intuitive view is based on ethics of self-evident principles. Mill argues that this doesn't give workable principles unless it appeals to ...

(1 pages) 84 0 2.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Response to Self Evident Truths

Response to: "Self-Evident Truths""The true future of America lies in the employees, not in the financial wheeler ... nion. Socrates stated, "Truth is absolute, not an opinion."Truth is constant, being honest with yourself and those around you. It's void of opinion. Truth is not perception and you can't rationally ju ...

(1 pages) 71 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Moral Philosophy of John Stuart Mill

ere can be no definite "proof", necessitating that it be both intuitive and, with some explanation, self-evident. A thorough understanding of this statement (and its slightly less self-evident role as ... "good" thing and that, furthermore, it is the only intrinsically good thing, desirable in and of itself, are also the main objections raised by Mill's opponents. Mill, in response, states that many o ...

(4 pages) 214 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Is Marlowe's 'Hero and Leander' a Complete Poem?

is view is supported by the existence of two contemporary continuations of Marlowe's work. It seems self-evident that any poem that can be completed must in itself be incomplete. However other critics ... the view that Marlowe's work was left unfinished, we must find evidence for this within the poem itself. However, in this essay, I aim to demonstrate that a close scrutiny of his work suggests that t ...

(6 pages) 44 1 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry


ion from true production needs is condemned as waste.Jidoka: Makes any production problem instantly self-evident and stops producing whenever problems where detected. It insists on building in quality ...

(2 pages) 212 2 3.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies


eople, with the provision of checks and balances and the safeguarding of a truth all societies hold self evident, namely that all men are created equal and therefore should enjoy equality before the l ... t of Zambia exercises its original jurisdiction. This very act of adjudication poses a dilemma in itself as the Chief Justice, who is the presiding officer over Presidential elections then assumes the ...

(9 pages) 31 0 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Problem Analysis

Problem Analysis PaperHow the Problem Became Self-EvidentJoe Donaldson's customer service issue has been an ongoing escalating problem. The sourc ...

(3 pages) 74 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Creative writing about heros

every one knows their name and a piece (good or bad) of what they have done in their lives. However selfish, confident, immoral, and independent their actions were they strived for greatness and succe ...

(2 pages) 31 0 2.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Are ethical statements (axioms) different from the statements of science?

EinsteinFirst of all, we have to understand what exactly the term 'axiom' or saying is. Axioms are "self evident truths" or "universally accepted principles or rules." The first definition can be appl ... ed test to see if an action is ethical is to try to see if one would like the same thing done to oneself. When this test is applied, the immorality of killing someone is supported. Now let's look at t ...

(5 pages) 28 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy