Social Science Papers

  • Diversity Within English

    1598 words, 7 pages

    In order to understand how language variation descriptors are used, we first must understand what language variation is. We can say that the U.S. is linguistically diverse because of the multitude of languages spoken here, but we can also find diversity within these languages. All languages have both dialectical variations and registral variations. These variations, or dialects, can differ in lexicon, phonology, and/or syntax from the Standard Language that we often think of as ?correct¹ Language, although they are not necessarily less proper than,

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    Philosophy An Enquiry Concerning The Principles Of Morals

    714 words, 3 pages

    What is a moral? This is a question that has plagued philosophers for many years. Is it possible to have a set of universal morals? There are many questions that surround the mystery of morals. They seem to drive our every action. We base our decisions on what is right and what is wrong. But what is it that actually determines what is right and what is wrong? Is it our sense of reason? Is it our sense of sentiment? This is a question that David Hume spent much of his life pondering. What exactly is it that drives our actions? Yes, morals drive them, but what determines

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    Queen Hatshepsut

    2510 words, 11 pages

    Hatshepsut was the first female ruler who ever ruled in all the history of the world. She was the most remarkable women that influenced history as a whole as well as Egypt itself. She was the first female pharaoh who ever ruled Egypt. Hatshepsut came to be by her parents TuthmoseI and Aahmes. She had two brothers who died prematurely and she was the favorite child. Unfortunately her two brothers both died. Since she was the only child left, she would become heir to the throne when her father dies. Hatshepsut's family tree made it easier to under

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    1093 words, 5 pages

    Socrate's First Accusers and Athenian Law Of all confrontations in political philosophy, the biggest is the conflict between philosophy and politics. The problem remains making philosophy friendly to politics. The questioning of authoritative opinions is not easily accomplished nor is that realm of philosophy - the pursuit of wisdom. Socrates was the instigator of the conflict. While the political element takes place within opinions about political life, Socrates asks the question "What is the best regime and how should I live?" Ancient thought is riddled with unknowns

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    Frederick James The Limites Of Post Modern Theory

    5435 words, 22 pages

    The impetus behind this paper has been the recent publication of Fredric Jameson's 1991 Welleck Lectures, The Seeds of Time.1 As these lectures were delivered a decade after Jameson's initial attempts to map the terrain of postmodernity it appeared to me to provide an occasion to reflect upon the current status of Jameson's highly influential and much criticised theory of postmodernism as the cultural logic of late capitalism. It also enables me to return to, what I consider to be, one of the most troubling aspects of Jameson's writing on postmodernism, that is to say, the "waning",

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    You Just Don T Understand

    1721 words, 7 pages

    Tannen?s book, "You Just Don?t Understand," explains heterogeneous facts about men and women?s communication styles. Tannen says these gender differences are sorted out, men and women can recognize and understand how to confront real conflicts, rather than fighting styles. When men and women learn to accept the opposite sex?s conversational styles, they can learn to understand a shared language?where there is symmetry and negotiation of conflicts. It is important to recognize that these linguistic differences between men and women do not stem solely from what Tannen describes as "c

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    Sir Gawain And The Green Knight Nature Vs Civilization

    1423 words, 6 pages

    Nature vs. Civilization In the poem Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, basic and natural urges are subliminated into sophisticated courtship or chivalry. The thematic concern that is raised by Gawain’s quest is the relationship between a civilized social group and nature or the wilderness. Through the description of naturalistic ideas being assimilated into chivalric social norms, the significance of nature and civilization in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight will be explained through this essay. Throughout the tale, nature and civility challenge multiple character’s, notably Sir Gawain’s, n

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    Archaeology Of Ancient Egypt

    1022 words, 5 pages

    World of Antiquity Egyptian Archaeology Paper Archeology is defined as the study of past cultures and extinct ways of life. In real terms this translates into exploring both above and below the surface of our earth to find what came before us. This is important for several factors, mainly that it allows us to step back in time to a place that is no longer accessible to us to experience firsthand. The extent to which we know our own history would be very limited and creditability would diminish among scholars who to this day debate over “hard facts”. Archaeologists are considered to

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    Aristotle And Slavery

    2298 words, 10 pages

    I am of the opinion that slavery was one of the issues on which Aristotle had to walk the fine line. He is often criticized by modern scholars for condoning slavery. But, would a public renunciation of slavery by a teacher to the rich and powerful have had any influence in speeding the abolition of it? Hardly. However, it certainly would have been detrimental to the well-being of Aristotle himself. Slavery has been practiced since the beginnings of civilization, and most likely even before that. Slavery has been a factor in the economy of many societies and states up to our present times. S

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    What Is History

    1108 words, 5 pages

    The word history comes from Greek ἱστορία (istoria), from the Proto-Indo-European *wid-tor-, from the root *weid-, "to know, to see". This root is also present in the English word wit, in the Latin words vision and video, in the Sanskrit word veda, and in the Slavic word videti and vedati, as well as others.[citation needed] (The asterisk before a word indicates that it is a hypothetical construction, not an attested form.) The Ancient Greek word ἱστορία, istoría, means "knowledge acquired by investigation, inquiry". It

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    William Wordsworth The Arthurian Legend

    2922 words, 12 pages

    The Arthurian Legend The legend of King Arthur and the knights of the Round Table is the most powerful and enduring in the western world. King Arthur, Guinevere, and Sir Lancelot did not really exist, but their names conjure up a romantic image of gallant knights in shining armour, elegant ladies in medieval castles, heroic quests for the Holy Grail in a world of honour and romance, and the court of Camelot at the centre of a royal and mystical Britain. Although there are innumerable variations of the Arthurian legend, the basic story has remained the same. Arthur was the illegitimate son of

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    Are Reason And Emotion Equally Necessary In Justifying Moral Decisions

    1566 words, 7 pages

    Introduction Whether reason or emotion is equally necessary in justifying moral decisions is a highly controversial topic. In order to come to a conclusion I am going to analyse and evaluate two important approaches from Immanuel Kant and Jeremy Bentham. I will partially focus on these two important figures, as one presents good will as the only thing that is capable of producing morally justified decisions, if that will conforms to practical reasoning. The other one states that a moral decision is a decision that increases the "Greatest Pleasure for the Greatest Number of People” thereby f

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    Sir Gawain And The Green Knight

    2463 words, 10 pages

    Life and death are opposing forces of nature that one can not escape. In the poem, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, the poet uses nature’s forces to represent procreation, which is the giving of life and destruction, which is the dealing of death. The poet expresses through out the poem how these two forces, life and death are interconnected. In the beginning of the story, King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table were celebrating the New Year, until the Green Knight, sent by Morgan Le Fay, Arthur’s sister, rode into his court carrying a holly bush and an axe.

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    Salem Witch Trials Of 1692

    1137 words, 5 pages

    In colonial Massachusetts, between February of 1692 and May of 1963, over one hundred and fifty people were arrested and imprisoned for the capital felony of witchcraft. The witch trials occurred in the main towns of Essex County, Massachusetts, which included Salem Village, Ipswich, Andover and Salem Town. Accusations of witchcraft occurred in surrounding counties in addition to Essex. This hysteria led to the accusation of hundreds of people throughout the region. Nineteen of the accused, fourteen women and five men, were sentenced to hang at Gallows Hill near Salem V

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    Ernest Hemingway

    1334 words, 6 pages

    Ernest Hemingway is possibly one of the greatest literary masters of all time, his many acclaimed stories are known around the world from his novels such as "Old Man and the Sea" and "For Whom the Bell Tolls" to his short stories like “ Hills Like White Elephants” and "A Clean, Well-Lighted Place". The literary novel, “A Farewell to Arms” is by far one of the greatest literary masterpieces by Hemingway; it addresses his philosophy of an indifferent universe through the character of Frederic Henry, an American lieutenant in the Italian army. Hemingway’s philosoph

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    Does Bureaucracy Have Advantages Or Disadvantages On An Organization

    1070 words, 5 pages

    Organizations are complex an large in size which means that relation are formal and impersonal, it’s a system of interrelated (coordination) parts or sub-units, differentiated and interdependent, aiding the process of integration (external environment, outside the organization) and coordination (internal environment, inside the organization). Members of organization may have goals (ends) which are contradictory to senior general (general management) – enterprise and firms don’t have goals. So many theories are in discussion but does the bureaucracy have advantages or disadvantages on the org

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    1734 words, 7 pages

    Fall 2006 The word metaphysics is defined as “the study or theory of reality; sometimes used more narrowly to refer to transcendent reality, that is, reality which lies beyond the physical world and cannot therefore be grasped by means of the senses.” It simply asks what is the nature of being? Metaphysics helps us to reach beyond nature as we see it, and to discover the “true nature” of things, and their ultimate reasons for existence. There are many ways to approach metaphysics. Two of the earliest known thinkers on the topic are Plato and Aristotle. These two philosophers had ideas tha

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    Political Theory: Why Statecraft And Soulcraft Must Be Practiced Together.

    2071 words, 9 pages

    1. Based on Thiele’s interpretation of Plato and Aristotle, explain why statecraft and soulcraft must be practiced together. a. Plato stated that a truly just city would occur if and only if everyone over the age of 10 was discarded, the remaining young citizens possessed an innocent and uncorrupted soul. Plato suggested that every time a law was made to contain a certain act, that another act took the place of the previous one, requiring more laws to restrain each and every one. If the soul was crafted in terms of virtue, this can construct justice. If the soul is not crafted in an educatio

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    1368 words, 6 pages

    Ethics A question of conduct As in life, market players are measured by their conduct and achievements. But what actually matters when individuals turn into consumers – the product or the path? What relevant aspects do ethics consist of, and how do market players react upon the subject? What do the tendencies point at, and how does this affect the ethics of tomorrow? These are some of the questions that arise when focusing on ethical interaction between retailer and customer and in the following these will be complied with possible answers. Supporting ethics As

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    Compassionate Egoism

    1319 words, 6 pages

    Egoism at its root relates to self-interest. It is the idea that a person’s goal in one life should be to promote the individual. There are two different heads to this beast, both of which have some very good points, but fail to complete what a moral code should be comprised of. The first, ethical egoism, describes what humans should do, e.g. anything in their individual self-interests. The second, psychological egoism, describes what humans will do. It is important to make a distinction between the two. Ethical egoism says humans should act in a way that promotes the i

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    Underground Railroad

    2189 words, 9 pages

    The Underground Railroad was a network of secret escape routes and safe houses that African slaves in the United States used to escape from the south to free states such as Minnesota and Ohio, or as far north as Canada and they also provided protection and transportation fleeing to freedom. This network of secret routs freed roughly from 40,000 to 100,000 slaves in the 1800s. Many slaves tried to make it to Canada but did not make it to the end of there journey. This network of routes was also a huge part of history. The Underground Railroad had a huge impact on history

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    Free Will

    1582 words, 7 pages

    In this day and time we as human beings value our beliefs very strongly. Nevertheless, a general question that still anger human beings, do we have free will? As human beings we have free will because we have a choice. To have free will is to be morally responsible; if we have the power of choice then we can be held accountable for those choices. Free will can be defined as the power to choose between another course of action. Any authority other than God cannot diminish someone’s free will. Humans can always apply their free will when making decisions. However, when their choices come in con

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    3677 words, 15 pages

    Two opposite attitudes towards the Greeks are common at the present day. One, which was practically universal from the Renaissance until very recent times, views the Greeks with almost superstitious reverence, as the inventors of all that is best, and as men of superhuman genius whom the moderns cannot hope to equal. The other attitude, inspired by the triumphs of science and by an optimistic belief in progress, considers the authority of the ancients an incubus, and maintains that most of their contributions to thought are now best forgotten. I cannot myself take eithe

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    Outline And Evaluate Durkheims Theory Of Suicide

    1533 words, 7 pages

    Durkheim published his acclaimed book Suicide: a study of sociology. Many subsequent studies since of suicide have been due to his book. Others have tried to prove that Durkheim’s theory was successful in explaining suicide and consequentially tried to improve them, whilst others reject his theory completely. Emile Durkheim applied his scientific method to social facts in his study of suicide. Durkheim believed that suicide was the most personal act anybody could take. He believed that he could show that the most individual act could be linked to psychology, had social causes, which val

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    Plato As A Western Alternative To The Buddha

    3724 words, 15 pages

    Certainly, one can draw many parallels between Plato's philosophy and ancient teachings of Budda. They include the following: an emphasis upon inner harmony as the means to enlightenment, a dismissal of the everyday causal world as impermanent and illusory, meditation on the eternal and pure essence of things (Plato's so-called 'forms') as a means to increasing wisdom and awareness, as well as a belief in the immortal soul and reincarnation (the Myth of Er). Socrates, Plato's own teacher, used to lapse into deep meditative states from which he could not be roused for hours or even days at a ti

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    The Yakama Indians

    3904 words, 16 pages

    I have always felt close to the Yakama Indians. My grandma even said she thought I could have been part of their tribe when the doctor placed me into my mother’s arms the day I was born. I was born in Yakima, Washington on November 29, 1983. Before I turned two, my parents decided to move back to California. When I was four or five, we traveled back up to Yakima to visit friends, but the only thing I remember from the trip is me and my younger sister throwing crayons out the window of my dad’s truck. Because I was born in Yakima, I have always wanted to learn about

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    Should Ethical Principles Be Applied Globally By Multinational Companies

    2595 words, 11 pages

    Introduction: If you live in a developing country you probably feel that multinational have brought jobs and many other opportunities for your country and perhaps its true but what’s also true is that the same amount of jobs would have been generated by small new business started in the same countries over a long term period. And better yet small businesses which are bound to stay in the counties even when they expand. The same is not necessarily true for multinationals, because they move across borders to get cheaper labour, taxes and raw materials to name a few.

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    Mediatiion Of Central Metaphors In Narrative Discourse

    3522 words, 15 pages

    To set out from the logical starting-point would require a foregrounding of the employed definition of the narrative from among all the various and discrepant definitions suggested for it. As H. Porter Abbot points out, the number of the events or actions and the necessity of a narrator are points of deviation. In that, some scholars raise the essentiality of the presence of at least two events or actions related causally for there to be a narrative. Furthermore, there is this camp of scholars who highlight the role of the narrator(s) as the inextricably constructive constituent(s) of

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    Relationship Between The Translator And The Client

    3458 words, 14 pages

    THE TRANSLATOR - CLIENT RELATIONSHIP IN THE TRANSLATION PROCESS RADU SIMONA LMA, ANUL II, EN-FR CONTENTS 1. Introduction 3 2. General information on the translation process 3 2.1. Short history 4 2.2 What is translation? 4 3. The translation process and its participants 5 3.1 Stages of the translation process 5 3.2 The role of the translator 6 3.3 The competence of the translator 7 3.3.1 Process competences 7 3.3.2. Product competences 7 3.4 The role of the client 8 3.5 The responsibility of the translator 8 3.6 The responsibility of the client

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    Socrates Apology

    1479 words, 6 pages

    The Socratic defense in the Apology For all of time, Socrates will be remembered as one of the greatest philosophers in history. His contributions to the society of Athens as a “philosopher” are still studied today and paved the way for future great philosophers such as Plato. Yet, although some place the teachings of Socrates on a pedestal, there were people in his time that were completely against his ideas; three of these major figures being Anytus, Meletus and Lycon. These three men of Athens believed that instead of benefiting the people of Athens, Socrates was

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    William Blake Brand-new Romanticism

    2398 words, 10 pages

    At the end of the Eighteenth Century took place the greater revolution in the whole mankind history, given that it transformed (though modernised would be a more suitable term) many aspects of daily life causing the birth of the modern society, which configured the cradle for the most unorthodox, original and intellectually challenging genius, William Blake, who became a powerful exponent, and even an influent visionary, to the subsequent notions and ideas of literature, and namely poetry, during the brand-new Romanticism. His work has been very regarded and reviewed u

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    Maus Written In Comic Form Art Spiegelman

    1866 words, 8 pages

    Art Spiegelman’s Maus I and II were the first graphic novels to win the Pulitzer Prize and a Guggenheim fellowship. The Pulitzer Prize is a prize awarded annually for excellence in American journalism, literature, or music. Lots of attention is given to Spiegelman’s new genre of writing. Genre can be defined as a piece of literature, marked by a distinctive style form or content. The mix of genres raises questions about the classification of the book, but also about the nature of classification itself; an important issue in terms of its subject matter. Art Speigelman used comic as his

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    Robert Owen Connection To Socialism

    3232 words, 13 pages

    In the following essay, I will endeavour to develop Robert Owen’s ideas regarding the organization of the work in factories as well as the working conditions during the period of the Industrial Revolution, which then set The Cooperative Movement in motion. Thus, I will analyze the way in which Robert Owen’s theory furthered this movement and how it was put into practice. For this reason, I believe it is essential to provide a brief introduction of the phenomenon of the Industrial Revolution followed by a description of the origins of this pioneer, the events that led to

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    Organizational Culture Theory

    1313 words, 6 pages

    Organizational communication plays an extremely important role in our daily professional lives. Understanding this form of communication can allow for a more efficient and comfortable work environment. Organizational communication allows professionals to understand the company and organization they belong to. One fundamental theory that aids us in understanding this specific type of communication is Organizational Culture Theory. This theory suggests that the members of an organization participate in numerous acts of communication that help shape the culture of the organization. This paper wi

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    Euthanasia A Perplexing Question Both Legally And Morally

    2239 words, 9 pages

    A slow, painful, undignified death is a fate that most of us would not wish on our worst enemies.Two hundred years ago, to question the absolute worth of human life was an unforgivable offense. Individuals who attempted suicide were often punished in courts, and even sent to work camps. Those who were successful were often buried with stakes in their hearts, and the state confiscated their property rather than dispersing it to their relatives. If taking one’s own life were so serious, asking a doctor to help one commit suicide would have been unthinkable. Although our society is certainly more

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    The Development Of Feudal Monarchies In The Middle Ages

    1665 words, 7 pages

    Feudalism was the way of life for people in the Middle Ages. Some people, like the royalty and nobles, supported and benefited from feudalism, others, like serfs and slaves, did not. Feudalism brought order and protection to communities during a time of instability. Feudalism flourished between the tenth and thirteenth centuries in Western Europe. At its core, it was an agreement between a lord and a vassal to describe the medieval system of landholding and government. This medieval contractual relationship was among the upper classes, by which a lord granted land to his men in return for mili

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    Socrates Crito

    1325 words, 6 pages

    In Plato’s “Apology,” Socrates is found guilty of corrupting the youth and not believing in the gods of Athens. The punishment for his crimes was death. “Crito” takes place in jail in which Socrates resides before his death. During this period, Socrates’ friend Crito comes to visit him and tries to persuade him to escape. Socrates, being the philosopher that he was, argued on whether he should escape or not. Socrates’ defense may seem fallible when compared to the “Apology,” yet his premises in “Crito” provide a solid ground on why he should not escape from prison while still holding true to t

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    The Great Sphinx A Real World Wonder

    1443 words, 6 pages

    When one hears of Egypt, they most likely think of the massive pyramids or the hieroglyphics that told of its history. While fascinating, they cannot compare to the marvel of the Great Sphinx of Egypt. Although it failed to receive the title, the history and beauty of the Sphinx make it worthy of being one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Egyptian artwork can be said to fall under two categories; Creation for the purpose of religious or political importance, or the symbolic depiction of the power of the Pharaoh. So what is the purpose of the Sphinx? The Sphinx proudly lies 6 mile

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    The Evolution Of The Hero

    1626 words, 7 pages

    hero n, 1 a: a mythological or legendary figure often of divine descent endowed with great strength or ability b: an illustrious warrior c: a man admired for his achievements and noble qualities d: one that shows great courage (“hero”) Every culture has its hero. These heroes possess all the characteristics for which good men (and women) strive. They provide hope and inspiration. But each culture has its own definition of hero. These people vary from warrior to pacifist and back again. And as each culture changes, the characteristics that define a hero change with it. Medieval Br

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    Doomsday December 21 2012

    2019 words, 9 pages

    Doomsday December 21, 2012 End. Death. Destruction. Hatred. Pain. Starvation. War. Genocide. Terrorism. Cataclysmic Events. Doomsday. New World. Has the thought of living through the civilization coming to an end in the next five years ever crossed your mind? Oxford Dictionary defines the word doom as “death, destruction, or another terrible fate”. ( Therefore, Doomsday would mean the day of destruction and death, which would result in the end of civilization. Humans should start getting prepared for this life-changing event physically, mentally, and emotionally, because

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    Organizational Ethics Issue Resolution

    2269 words, 10 pages

    Organizational ethics play a major role in how an organization operates. Organizations around the world are faced with ethical and moral issues on a daily basis. Organizations should take a structured approach to resolve ethical issues. Six ethical decision-making steps organizations should follow to identify and rectify issues include issue clarification, stakeholder analysis, values identification, issue resolution, addressing objectives, and resolution implementation. Ethical Issue Many organizations contract with manufacturing plants in foreign countries in an effort to drive dow

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    Ethical Perspective Equity/relativism Based Ethics

    1231 words, 5 pages

    This paper is going describe the four different ethical perspectives. I will start by describing my own personal ethical perspective as described by the University of Phoenix Ethical Awareness Inventory. After describing my personal ethical perspective we will evaluate all four of the ethical perspectives starting with character/virtue based. Then we will continue with obligation/ deontology based and results/utilitarianism based. We will finally conclude with a brief description of equity/relativism based ethics. My Ethical style According to the University of Phoenix Ethical Awareness In

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    1129 words, 5 pages

    was born in 384 BC and lived until 322 BC. He was a Greek philosopher and scientist, who shares with Plato being considered the most famous of ancient philosophers. He was born at Stagira, in Macedonia, the son of a physician to the royal court. When he was 17, he went to Athens to study at Plato's Academy. He stayed for about 20 years, as a student and then as a teacher. When Plato died in 347 BC, Aristotle moved to Assos, a city in Asia Minor, where a friend of his named Hermias was the ruler. He counseled Hermias and married his niece and adopted da

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    Kantian Ethics

    1314 words, 6 pages

    During Kant’s period philosophers advocated several different types of philosophies for making moral decisions. Many believed reasons for moral decisions came from a god or other forms of deity; others believed guidance from moral decisions were the rights of kings, queens, emperors or other leaders who came to their position by birth or “divine” family origins. Some used reasons provided by well known philosophers such as Aristotle and Plato. Others seemed to not have any reasons to make moral decisions and lived only for themselves. Kant’s reasons were at times congruent to reasons of so

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    Ethics Awareness Inventory

    1537 words, 7 pages

    The Ethics Awareness Inventory refers to a combination of broad characterizations representing four categories of ethical philosophy, which are character, obligation, results, and equity. These four core values have been formed as a basis for ethical decision making. They represent the way decisions are made from an ethical perspective. Each person has his or her own ethical perspective that is used in making ethical decisions. In completing the Ethics Awareness Inventory my ethical profile is most closely aligned with Obligation and least closely aligned with Chara

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    Contemporary Leadership Issues

    3068 words, 13 pages

    The four leadership models that will be presented in this discussion are: Contingency, Normative Decision Model, Self-Leadership Theory, and Social Cognitive Theory. The discussion will compare and contrast the similarities and differences between the models and discuss how the models relate to contemporary leadership issues. Contingency Theory There are several ways to approach the relationship between leaders and followers. The first approach to review is the Contingency Theory. The contingency leadership model considers the leader and follower relationship and other variables that

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    Aristotle Biography

    1606 words, 7 pages

    Aristotle (Greek: Ἀριστοτέλης Aristotélēs) (384 BC – 322 BC) was a Greek philosopher, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. He wrote on many subjects, including physics, metaphysics, poetry, theater, music, logic, rhetoric, politics, government, ethics, biology and zoology. Together with Plato, and Socrates (Plato's teacher), Aristotle is one of the most important founding figures in Western philosophy. He was the first to create a comprehensive system of Western philosophy, encompassing morality and aesthetics, logic and science, politics and metaph

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    Bill Viola

    1363 words, 6 pages

    Bill Viola is certainly a name known around the world as being the pioneer in the medium of video art. His work is based mainly on terms of bodily wealth and self cleansing, incorporating water and fire into many of his works. Born in 1951 on January 25th, Viola was bred in Queens, New York. Early signs of Viola’s capability were shown after becoming captain of the school TV Squad at the tender age of nine. Notably the most influential moment in Viola’s life, was at the age of ten when he almost drowned after falling into a lake. Under a state of unconsciousness,

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    The Impact Of The Hyksos On New Kingdom Egypt

    2213 words, 9 pages

    The expulsion of the Hyksos had long and short term consequences on the 18th dynasty and the New Kingdom. The Hyksos reign over Egypt as well as their expulsion after 100 years helped to reshape Egypt. It influenced not only the foreign policies but also Egypt’s military, religion and rulers. Through historical evidence, including written and archaeological and by examining the debates between historians today, it is clearly evident that the expulsion of the Hyksos had a significant impact on the Egyptian way of life in many different ways. This essay will prove that ul

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    Discuss The Socratic Method In The Apology

    1318 words, 6 pages

    The Apology, one of the four books of “The Last Days of Socrates” written by Plato, Socrates student, follows Socrates trial before an Athenian Jury in 399BC. The text consists of three speeches that were given by Socrates during this trial. Socrates was on trial at the Peoples Court in the Agora in Athens because charges had been brought against him by fellow Athenians Meletus (a poet and principle accuser), Anytus (a politician and power behind the prosecution) and Lycon (an orator and third accuser). These charges are for “corrupting the minds of the young, and of believing in supernatural

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