Essays Tagged: "worldview"

Theme of disharmony in "The Merchant of Venice" and "Hamlet"

to his uncle. Throughout the play, we watch the gradual crumbling of the beliefs on which Hamlet's worldview has been based. In the first Act Scene II already, in this first soliloquy, religion has f ...

(4 pages) 88 0 5.0 Oct/2002

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

Analysis and evaluation of Naturalism

ysical is very popularly in the twentieth century. So, it makes Christian became a big enemy in the worldview of Naturalism. In the Naturalism worldview, the naturalists believe that all life thing, s ... dent causes must be either matter or reducible to matter.Throughout above five points of naturalism worldview, we can clearly understand that what is naturalism. And we also understand why Christian i ...

(4 pages) 137 0 3.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Growing Awareness of Aboriginal Studies

d respected everything around them. To all there was a purpose of living.The traditional aboriginal worldview is essentially a spiritual one. The elders were considered to be the keepers of the law. T ...

(1 pages) 50 1 2.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Native american songs and poems.

uthentic meaning didn't changed at all. They are still beautiful, and reveal a highly sophisticated worldview. Native American songs and poems represent poetry, which is difficult to understand and as ...

(4 pages) 117 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Modernist Impasse.

stems of the past forty years haven't worked and will not work for the future of our nations.If the worldview of our nation is changing or is changing its form, then Christians have a wonderful opport ...

(1 pages) 22 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Bible and World View About God.

BIBLE AND WORLDVIEW ABOUT GODGod is the creator of the whole cosmos and every thing in it according to the bib ... of attributes that characterize His nature according to the bible which might be different from the worldview, I will discuss a few of these..God is love and He extended His love to us through sending ... through sending His son, Jesus to die for us as a sacrifice for our sins 1 John 4:8 and John 3:16. Worldview is that Jesus did not know He was going to be killed, they don't believe that this was pla ...

(3 pages) 98 0 4.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The Conflict between Truth and Ideals in "Heart of Darkness"

finds along the Congo. In his quest to meet his predecessor, Kurtz, Marlow is forced to examine his worldview and admit the contradiction between the truth and his ideals.Throughout the story, we are ...

(5 pages) 61 1 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analytical Essay on the Flood Narratives in 'Gilgamesh' and the Bible

The Sumerian version of the flood story is related to a polytheistic, antropocentric and fatalistic worldview, while the Hebrew myth is based on a monotheistic, theocentric and ethically casual worldv ... le p. 11 §7)This is the first indication of the contrast between polytheistic and monotheistic worldviews. God in the Bible cannot hold a council as he does not have anyone to consult with. In 'G ...

(6 pages) 120 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Effects of Literacy in Annie Dillard's "American Childhood"

many passions influence her life incredibly, it is reading, however, that most molds her childhood worldview. Reading opens the doors through which she eagerly steps, her curiosity prompting her to e ...

(4 pages) 60 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Death in Hamlet and Gilgamesh

o get across. In literature, death is a predominant theme. Death is a major part of any religion or worldview, and every group handles it differently. Death can be a celebration of afterlife for the d ...

(7 pages) 61 0 3.9 Apr/2004

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

Does morality need God?

recent scandals in the world of business, politics and the academy are practical consequences of a worldview that has pushed God out. Morality needs God, the argument goes, and without God the social ... however, you can also have a good deal of "immorality" even if God occupies a central place in your worldview. Scandals in the religious communities are proof of this, if proof is needed. Moreover, co ...

(4 pages) 92 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Integration of Indigenous Knowledge and the Physical Sciences

ely being taught in Canadian schools today. This hidden curriculum conveys a particular Eurocentric worldview amounting to cultural assimilation and marginalization of students who possess other knowl ... ce.3. Teachers thought that the act of learning science was unrelated to their students' Aboriginal worldviews.4. Students' disinterest in pursuing science careers was either unexplainable by the inte ...

(15 pages) 154 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Solar Folklore

For centuries, humans have attempted to explain the Sun in terms of their own worldviews. The Sun can be a god, a demon, a mischievous spirit, an omnipotent creator or a ruthless ... as prime controller of all life on Earth. These myths, legends and tales represent their culture's worldview, people's attempt to explain, understand, and come to grips with nature's phenomena. To th ...

(2 pages) 17 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The language of Myths

ory dealing with supernatural beings, ancestors, or heroes that serves as a fundamental type in the worldview of a people. It is also a belief that has become associated with a person, institution, or ...

(4 pages) 49 0 0.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Thomas Hobbes politcal theory

rote during the seventieth century. He wrote during a time of civil war in England. This led to his worldview of security as the most important thing in life even above freedom or liberty. Hobbes thus ...

(6 pages) 108 0 4.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Title: Barber and his "Presidential Characters"

ing presidents.According to Barber, a president's performance depends on the president's character, worldview, and style. Style refers to the president's way of dealing with his main political task. W ...

(10 pages) 53 0 2.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

TS Eliot

After his conversion to Christianity, TS Eliot's works illustrate how drastically his worldview had changed and reflect his love and understanding of Christian principles. For example, t ... and overcoming of temptations.After converting to Christianity, TS Eliot showed how drastically his worldview had changed and reflects his love and understanding of Christian principles through as wel ...

(4 pages) 36 0 3.5 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Worldview analysis in Sire's book Universe next door

Sire 1-3, 10The one thing that intrigues me about the concept of a worldview is that once you gain a grasp on it and feel like you understand it, you realize the flaws ... e in the immediate sense, over a long period of time these changes make a drastic difference in our worldviews. For example, my perspective of what was "wrong" when I was ten years old has changed ove ... n years old has changed over the years to the point where I no longer consider them wrong. Also, my worldview has continually become more and more complicated as I continue to learn more about life an ...

(2 pages) 30 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

What was the historical significance of Voltaire's 'Candide' and it's relevance during the Enlightenment?

tline the philosophical theory of Pangloss, a character of the novel and suggest how his optimistic worldview is challenged by numerous disasters. I will also justify the reasons Voltaire attacks hypo ... ld woman is pessimistic but acutely aware of the world she lives in. Direct experience dictates her worldview, and her pragmatism lends her more wisdom and credibility than any of her travel companion ...

(6 pages) 80 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Globalization and Women

en; however, the process of globalization has been partial and andocentric, privileging a masculine worldview. For most women in the world, reality is long work hours in agriculture or the home, with ...

(6 pages) 123 0 4.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory