Essays Tagged: "Validity"

Compare and contrast the views of Oedipus and Queen Iocaste as to the validity of uncontrollable fate, and oracles being able to see the future.

ay Oedipus Rex by Sophocles. 'Compare and contrast the views of Oedipus and Queen Iocaste as to the validity of uncontrollable fate, and oracles being able to see the future. 'King Laios the ruler of ... their fate, seemed to make it easier for their fate to become a reality. Although the views on the validity of the oracles prophecies differ between Oedipus and Queen Iocaste, I don't think it really ...

(6 pages) 171 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Painting in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century

le, andpurpose. While many artists and critics promoted the status quo, others sought change,seeing validity in new themes and new approaches. To many artists, the histories andmythologies still promo ...

(6 pages) 279 2 4.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

Life of Andrew Jackson, 7th president of USA

d, polite, polished, benevolent, and democratic.' It would not be in anyone's favor to question the validity of the his words, but to understand them with unrestrained faith in those words will help t ...

(14 pages) 184 0 3.0 Jan/1997

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

Refutation to a Bias suggestion about Gods non-existance

e my opinion in the least amount? Simply because the texts of the Bible are old does not void their validity. Although we may not share the same nationality with the authors of the Bible, we do share ...

(2 pages) 50 0 3.9 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Natural Law Theory

rated on the word natural in relation to law. He said that a natural law was one that had the same validity for every one and situation.(Berkhof 268) An example of this would be that a man contempla ...

(3 pages) 236 0 3.5 Jan/2000

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

The Inspiration of Scripture

Bible and in Biblical history that the prophets themselves are confronted with people doubting the validity of the scripture, and trying to discredit it. 'All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful ... l criticism uses a historical interpretation to try and prove its point, thereby disproving its own validity. If historical scholars use a method that does not apply to the Bible, then it becomes irre ...

(3 pages) 119 2 4.9 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Justice as Fairness versus the Principle of Average Utility. On John Rawl's statement.

In this essay I will examine the validity of John Rawls' statement that; individuals in the original position (OP) would choose his c ...

(10 pages) 325 0 3.9 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Television and Commercialism

leads to a close circle of consumerism. The three excerpts relate to these unifying ideas thus the validity of their argument.'Surface is all; what you see is what you get. These images are proud of ...

(6 pages) 195 0 4.1 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

general explanations of Albert Camus's philosophy

ative systems of the past could provide and positive guidance for human life or anyguarantee of the validity of human value. Camus also concluded that suicide is the onlyserious philosophical problem. ...

(1 pages) 92 2 5.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Analysis of the Opinion of Judge William R. Overton

Judge 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 ... of the events that led to the formation of life. Thus at this time it is very difficult to test the validity of any theory concerning creation. We can make cHowever no one can say that will be the cas ...

(2 pages) 37 0 3.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Humanity's ability to act foolish, a theme in "The Pardoner's Tale" from Chaucer's "The Canterbury tales"

s of today, auctioning off salvation to those who can afford it, this truth never seems to lose its validity. In Chaucer's famous work The Canterbury Tales, he points out many inherent flaws of human ...

(4 pages) 110 1 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Canterbury Tales" by Geoffrey Chaucher

The Motionless Arrow, Aristotle's thoughts on Zeno's Arrow Paradox

argued, however, and by evaluating the philosophy of both men, many points can be reached about the validity and soundness of the argument. Though, by finding the premises false, the argument is not s ...

(4 pages) 61 1 4.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

A Critique of Socrates' Guilt in the Apology

In any case of law, when one is considering truth and justice, one must first look at the validity of the court and of the entity of authority itself. In Socrates case, the situation is no d ... the societal norms and standards of Athens at the time, and the legitimacy of his accusers and the validity of the crimes that he allegedly committed. Having said this, we must first look at the affi ...

(4 pages) 257 0 4.7 Oct/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

"Creative expression allows people to attempt to escape from what they view as painful realities of human existence" This essay explains this statement with proof from 3 novels.

llows people to attempt to escape from what they view as painful realities of human existence." The validity of this statement can be proven upon examining James Thurber's short story "The Secret Life ... llows people to attempt to escape from what they view as painful realities of human existence." The validity of this statement can be proven upon examining James Thurber's short story "The Secret Life ...

(7 pages) 110 0 2.4 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

A little knowledge can be a dangerous thing

e twentieth century.The nuclear reactor meltdown at Three Mile Island in New Jersey illustrates the validity of Pope's statement. "On Sunday afternoon, while Carter was still there, Victor Stello foun ...

(6 pages) 131 0 4.3 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues


exico is that it is a country with a population consisting mainly of subsistence farmers has little validity. Petroleum and tourism dominate the economy, and industrialization is increasing in many pa ...

(16 pages) 346 0 4.1 Apr/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

What really is a hacker

aining illegal entry into a computer system, with the intent to alter, steal, or destroy data.' The validity of this definition is still being debated, but most individuals would describe hacking as g ...

(2 pages) 71 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Hesse's Siddhartha as it Parallels Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs

fe, Siddhartha and his friend Govinda hear the teachings of the Buddha. Govinda is convinced of the validity of the Buddha's teachings and becomes one of his followers. Siddhartha, on the other hand, ...

(7 pages) 159 1 3.7 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Nostradamus And A Grim Future

ish II pre-AP period 111/4/96OutlineI. IntroductionA. Thesis sentenceB. Marc Hopkins opinion on the validity of Nostradamus's predictionsII. Background information on NostradamusA. Source of Nostradam ... rist and his ally2. France retaliates for the U.S.VI. ConclusionA. Can the future be changed?B. The validity of Nostradamus himselfmookypjNostradamus and a Grim FutureVarious translated prophecies pre ...

(14 pages) 82 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

The Validity of the Nuremburg Trials

s taken against individuals responsible for breaking international law. This essay will examine the validity of those trials as an objective means of prosecuting criminals of war. The trials set a pre ...

(7 pages) 118 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases