Essays Tagged: "tenets"

Can a person raised as a Christian learn to live the path taught by Buddha? A Christain can maintain their religion and still learn Buddha's Philosophy.

ould you be doing that?" with emphasis that borderlines on blasphemy or sacrilege. Though the basic tenets of Buddha's teachings are straightforward and practical: nothing is permanent; all actions ha ...

(8 pages) 238 1 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

The title of this essay is "Usage of the Narrator in a Passage Analysis". It is based on the novel "Pere Goriot" by Balzac.

ac's narrator achieves an especially comfortable and effective rapport with readers.One of the main tenets of Pere Goriot is the story of Eugene de Rastignac's rise from provincial obscurity to succes ...

(4 pages) 64 0 5.0 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Just War Doctrine and the Gulf Conflict

te the Just War Doctrine and show how US participation in the Iraq war abstained from violating the tenets of either co-part.Jus Ad BellumJus Ad Bellum, the justness of entering into conflict consists ... co-part.Jus Ad BellumJus Ad Bellum, the justness of entering into conflict consists of six primary tenets: legitimate authority, just cause, proportionality, right intention, chance of success, and l ...

(5 pages) 105 0 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Transformation of Liberalism

is a force that has produced change from the birth of this nation to the politics of today. Liberal tenets have been a basis of thought and action in American politics since well before the signing of ... nomic cycle could not be considered free though he lived in a nation whose government abided by the tenets of laissez-faire. True liberty, liberals began to contend, required the ability of man to use ...

(11 pages) 269 0 3.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Symbolism and Foreshadowing in Herman Melville's Moby Dick.

ife in this pursuit. Melville, in the chapters The Pulpit and The Sermon, provides us with his core tenets and expands and clarifies these values through the events in the work.Ishmael delineates the ...

(7 pages) 88 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Transcend-Symbolists: A Joining of Two Philosophies

merson and Henry David Thoreau, could be considered optimistic in their writing. The two most basic tenets of Transcendentalism (there were five all together) were that the individual is innately good ...

(5 pages) 53 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Nobility and Violence: Chivalry in Medieval Europe. French and English chivalry examined, its origins, institutions, and guiding philosophies. Primarily the work of Painter and Kaueper contrasted.

ltiple interpretations is the vast divide between the two facets of chivalry; the two contradictory tenets of noble behavior and thoughtless violence. On one hand, a chivalrous knight was expected to ...

(9 pages) 111 0 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The importance of land/country to australian aboriginals.

). To use Rose's own term, to Aboriginals the land is a 'nourishing terrain'. (1996, p.7).The basic tenets of Aboriginal spirituality are inextricably bound to the land."For Indigenous Australians the ...

(7 pages) 136 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History


s in many religions.There are various forms of creationism in many cultures.One of the most popular tenets in cultures around the worldare variation of pair of male and female that parent theentire ea ...

(4 pages) 96 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Analysis of peter blau's exchange theory

. Blau begins with laying the foundation for exchange theory as it operates on the micro level. His tenets and assumptions are direct and comprehensible. After explaining how interpersonal exchange op ... u consider that with each rotation knowledge and experience has been gained.While many of the basic tenets of exchange theory are lost when applied to the macro level, it is the notion of a social equ ...

(7 pages) 75 0 3.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Political Theory Hobbes Aristotle

n in the modern period in the writing of Thomas Hobbes' Leviathan. By comparing and contrasting the tenets of the practices and perceptions of the respective periods of the authors a conclusion will b ...

(15 pages) 177 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Ethics Of Genetic Engineering

choose to step out of the arena in which it exists. The Aristotelian ethics concurs with the basic tenets of Williams' philosophy. Aristotle believed that an absolute moral standard was not possible ...

(5 pages) 82 1 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Answer to Martin Luther King questions

into a positive and creative force for social change. He helped the black ppl learn from the Gandhi tenets and applied it to his own faith. He directed a nonviolent boycott designed both to end an inj ...

(2 pages) 39 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Age of Enlightenment

ms 709.) Although the Enlightenment was varied in emphasis and interests, those who agreed with its tenets were satisfied that reason could beget useful knowledge, soaring to the domination of man's h ...

(3 pages) 272 3 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays


nd national levels. Neo-liberalism theories are based on ideas and values that stem from the social tenets of classical liberalism that promote the free market, individualism, the pursuit of self-inte ...

(8 pages) 181 0 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Comment on William Wordsworth's portrayal of Nature and his treatment of it

ry he uses to embody those themes, remain remarkably consistent throughout, adhering largely to the tenets Wordsworth set out for himself. Wordsworth argues that poetry should be written in the natura ...

(3 pages) 80 1 4.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Europe Between the Wars: Fascism and the Nazi Rise to Power (1919-1939)

y did he call himself the "avenger" of Italy?2. According to Benito Mussolini, what are the primary tenets of fascist doctrine? Why was he especially critical of socialism (Marxism) and democracy? Do ... which held back Italy from being the center of a great empire, as in the Roman times.2. The primary tenets of fascist doctrine, according to Mussolini are: 1). The State is the only authority which go ...

(16 pages) 60 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Modern Theater

gic historical progress" of the Westernderived shingeki, young playwrights broke with such accepted tenets as conventional stage space, placing their action in tents, streets, and open areas and, at t ...

(1 pages) 23 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Parent-Child Relationship nn "King Lear"

synonymous with the moral authority usually associated with divine justice. Those who adhere to the tenets of natural law are those characters in the text who act instinctively for the common good--Ke ... nd Lear learn the importance of natural law when they recognize that they have violated these basic tenets, with both finally turning to nature to find answers for why their children have betrayed the ...

(5 pages) 50 1 2.0 Aug/2005

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

What is a family?

-change surgery. None of the parents in that sample [was] classified as gay fathers. (346)In "Seven Tenets for Establishing New Marital Norms," David Popenoe states, he has a solution for the "...mari ...

(3 pages) 129 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality