Essays Tagged: "theorists"

A Comparison of Piaget, Freud, and Erikson

way they do. Absolutes are not partof psychology . Everything is relative and open to speculation. Theorists giveus their views or ideas about life.In the field of psychology, there have been many di ... st popular areas of interest forthose who study psychology. Freud, Erikson and Piaget are all great theoristswith different ideas concerning human development. Each theorist developedideas and stages ...

(6 pages) 980 6 4.3 Jun/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Creation of a Cosmology: Big Bang Theory Chronological history of the events, scientists and their discoveries.

nly fundamental subatomic particles and thus matter and energy but space and time itself. Cosmology theorists combined with the observations of their astronomy colleagues have been able to reconstruct ... st perfectly smooth. If it were not for a slight fluctuation in the density distribution of matter, theorists contend, galaxies would have been unable to form (Parker).The universe at this point was a ...

(16 pages) 311 1 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

the development of aggression

problem. No matter which psychologist you agree with aggression is a problem in society.Biological theorists suggest that aggression is caused by some genetic or biological factor. Maxon, a leading t ... on. These theories also put the responsibility within the individual. The bottom line of biological theorists is that a person's environment does not affect his aggressiveness.On the other hand, behav ...

(4 pages) 314 2 4.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Relativism, The Tangible Theory

he beginning of rational thought, philosophers have searched for the true meaning of morality. Many theorists have attempted to answer this question with reasoning, in an attempt to find a universal s ... ing, in an attempt to find a universal set of rules, or a way to distinguish right from wrong. Some theorists believe that this question is best answered by a single moral standard, while others debat ...

(8 pages) 234 0 4.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Five factor model of personality. Refers to theories of Allport and Oddbert, McAdams, Eyesenck, Mischel, Block, Both Costa and McCrae, Goldberg and Saucier

The precise definition of personality has been a point of discussion amongst many differenttheorists within many different disciplines since the beginning of civilisation. Personality can bed ... n' (Atkinson et al., 1993: 532). There are many different theoriesof personality and many different theorists. The purpose of this essay is to examine the trait approach,specifically the five-factor m ...

(8 pages) 496 0 4.7 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Ethics in Politics and Business, an oxymoron? Speaks of the theories of Sisselia Bok, Douglas Lackey, and Milton Friedman. Includes personal opinion

ciety in one's state or in the globe, there has to be universal statutes under which they live. The theorists Sisselia Bok, Douglas Lackey, and Milton Friedman all believe in some way or another that ...

(17 pages) 330 1 4.1 Oct/1997

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Containment Policy. Speaks of George Kennan

of conception, the policy is in fact logically flawed. If the Soviet system really was a flawed as theorists such as Kennan surmised, then the best policy would have been not to contain it, but to gi ... ictions, the history of the Cold War suggests a curious paradox. Kennan and other early containment theorists were correct to conclude that Soviet Communism is a singularly undesirable and fundamental ...

(6 pages) 158 1 3.9 Mar/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers

Marx v Weber

I. IntroductionIn comparing and contrasting theorists and their points of view, Marx and Weber are two classical sociologists who have distinct ... h capitalism is a large part of the discussion that come from Marx and Weber, the truth is that the theorists had a lot of ideas on society other than mere political models. They delved into things su ... e semblance of an explanation for things and gave the people a sense of tradition and purpose. Both theorists also spot problems which are inherent in the bureaucracy created by capitalism. Still, it ...

(7 pages) 424 0 3.6 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

the comparison of functionalism and conflict theory

se two theories explain transmission, as well as way functionalists are more accepting and conflict theorists want to change things. The two theories are similar in their views of structure and cultur ... ate to explain the dynamism of social was systems" (Bennet DeMarrais and LeCompte, p. 11). Conflict theorists believe that there are differences shown in the school systems when it comes to social, cu ...

(4 pages) 398 3 4.6 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Are Criminals Born or made

sts began to wonder at the causes of criminality and delinquency and set about to investigate. Most theorists at the time believed that it had to be a deep-rooted trait, an innate tendency. Over the y ...

(8 pages) 561 3 4.3 Sep/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Compare and contrast Marx and Weber

rld. Their views differ on the rise of capitalism. Regardless of Marx and Weber's differences, both theorists agree that capitalism is a system of highly impersonal relations.Karl Marx was born on May ...

(17 pages) 696 0 4.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Scientfic Advancements due to Relativity

many revolutionary equations and theories during his lifetime. Although one of the half respectable theorists of the twentieth century, he did not perform well in grade school or college. He spent mos ...

(14 pages) 99 0 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Knowledge Management: The benefits of implementing knowledge managemnt in a company.

valuable asset to leading organizations has been popularized by leading management and organization theorists. Organizations are being advised that in order to remain competitive, they must efficientl ...

(8 pages) 858 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

To what extent do survival strategies help counter worker alienation.

be defining and giving brief information on such issues, and will identify many of the studies and theorists that have been concerned with the notion of survival strategies and alienation. However, m ... is one that has been the subject of many debates over the past century, two of the most influential theorists in this field are Karl Marx and Robert Blauner. Although there have been many different ar ...

(13 pages) 116 0 4.1 Feb/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

" The move to a process enterprise should be connected with an overarching strategic initiative" Assess this statement in light of current developments in Information Systems.

a process enterprise and how does it differ from the traditional structure?There are many different theorists who have produced work on processes and Business Process Re-engineering (BPR), Davenport, ... usiness Process Re-engineering (BPR), Davenport, Hammer and Champy to name but a few. Many of these theorists I will discuss later, however I feel that it is important for a clear definition of a proc ...

(11 pages) 332 0 2.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Consider Purism, Dada and Constructivism as differing responses to the character of the modern world.

eans to engage socially and sometimes politically with contemporary life. All three groups included theorists, architects, and poets so that paintings and constructions were only part of the range of ...

(9 pages) 102 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Managing people in the new century

f alternative ways of managing their workforce, other than coercion, sanctions, or monetary reward. Theorists also suggest that the ways in which organisations choose to manage their employees are in ... and long term employment to maintain a productive workforce. After the Industrial Revolution, some theorists have argued in favour of a new type of organisation theory, even a Post-modern one, from t ...

(19 pages) 1194 2 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The Feminist Theory

es the fact that some female and caring ethical issues have feminist features, and that most of the theorists who are developing female and/or caring approaches to ethics view themselves as feminists. ... e been seen to intrude upon their rationality. Since rationality has been construed by most Western theorists as the defining requirement for membership in the moral community, women -- along with non ...

(6 pages) 170 0 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Freud, Burkert, More and Atheism on the Origins and Persistence of Religious Faith

y to modern times? This is a burning question which has occupied the thoughts of great scholars and theorists for many centuries. Yet, no single theory ever put forward has been capable of satisfactor ...

(14 pages) 115 0 4.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Divine Command Theory. Are people's moral standards right because God commands them, or does God command them because they are right?

that which God commands. Things are good because God created them and/or willed them.Divine Command Theorists believe that there are objective moral standard that are the same for everyone and are ind ... commands that which is good. Both of which again disprove the Divine Command Theory.Divine Command Theorists feel that those are not the only answers. The main reason behind God not commanding evil i ...

(6 pages) 192 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith