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Smith's Ideas About the Productivity of Labor

This 4 page paper examines concepts in Adam Smith's book Wealth of Nations. His ideas are discussed in light of modern times. No additional sources cited.

Foucault's Ideas about Social Control

This 3 page paper examines the author's work entitled Discipline & Punish. It is discussed as it respects social control. Examples are provided. No additional sources cited.

Plato's Ideas about Socialism, Democracy, Capitalism and Dictatorship

This 5 page paper examines Plato's ideas regarding democracy, capitalism, dictatorship and socialism. Components of each of these categories are found in Plato's Republic. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Ideas of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Jonathan Edwards

A 3 page paper which a difference between the ideas of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Jonathan Edwards. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Public-Private Partnerships Some Innovative Ideas

A 4 page paper. Across the nation municipal and county governments have faced decreasing budgets for several years. This leaves local governments looking for innovative ways to promote economic development that will also provide needed or welcome public services. This essay reports some of the innovative partnerships that have been developed among local governments and between local government agencies and private businesses. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Three Contrasting Ideas in William Shakespeare’s “Othello” (Order vs. Chaos, Appearances vs. Reality, Light vs. Dark)

A 3 page paper which examines how these contrasting ideas are represented in the text, and how they influence the work as a whole. No additional sources are used.

Hume and Descartes' Ideas About Rationalism

This 8 page paper examines both philosophers and their ideas about knowledge. The paper looks at the reason versus experience argument and sides with Descartes. Both sides are explored in depth and examples are provided. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Heidegger and Plato's Ideas Compared

This 3 page paper examines Heidegger's concept of authenticity and Plato's ideas about beauty. The two ideas are compared and contrasted. The cave allegory is referenced. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Marx and Rousseau's Ideas About Freedom and Society

This 8 page paper examines the ideas of J.J.Rousseau and Karl Marx and a variety of ideas as it respects society and freedom. Their ideas are compared to Locke and Hobbes and the Founders. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Locke's Ideas About Education

This 3 page paper examines John Locke's well known work on education. Locke's ideas are used as a springboard for discussion on the state of the schools today. Suggestions on how to change things are included. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Kant's Ideas on Education

This 3 page paper takes a look at the modern educational system and Kant's ideas on education. Kant's ideas are used as a springboard for discussion. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Immanuel Kant's Ideas about Time

This 3 page paper examines the Critique of Pure Reason and focuses in Kant's concept of time. Time in general is discussed and an opinion is provided. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Causes, Effects, Impressions and Ideas According to David Hume

This 4 page paper examines David Hume's An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding. The focus is on the idea of cause and effect which is explored in depth. No additional sources cited.

Andrew Carnegie: Application of His Ideas to Current Day Events

A 3 page discussion of how Andrew Carnegie's nineteenth century views on wealth distribution apply to contemporary times. The author of this paper uses the problems unearthed by Hurricane Katrina to make this application. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Ideas on Physical Education

A 3 page literature review on PE. Keeping high student interest and involvement is a goal of every teacher in regards to their subject matter. The following literature review explores the ideas presented in a variety of articles which demonstrate ideas for accomplishing this task in regards to Physical Education (PE). Exploration of these articles indicates that PE teachers and coaches are exploring new conceptual territory in regards to how PE programs and sports instruction should be designed and implemented. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Why Aristotle's Ideas are Superior to Plato's

This 5 page paper uses Plato's Republic as a springboard for discussion. The cave allegory is relayed and Aristotle's concept of essence is discussed. The theorists are compared and contrasted and it is determined that Aristotle has the better argument. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Machiavelli and Gandhi's Ideas Compared and Contrasted

This 12 page paper delves into Machiavelli's The Prince to use as a springboard for discussion. The Prince is evaluated in depth and many of the author's principles are conveyed. Then, Gandhi's ideas are discussed and compared with Machiavelli's. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

The Life and Ideas of Karl Marx

This 8 page paper examines the theories of Karl Marx and ties them to his life. Some biographical information is included, but the focus of the paper is on his theories. Alienation, communism and historical materialism are discussed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Marx's Ideas Compared with the Utopian Socialists

This 9 page paper examines Marxism along with the ideas of utopian socialists. The theories are examined for differences and similarities. An economic view is taken. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Marx and Rousseau: The Theorists' Ideas as Compared with Classic Liberalism

This 8 page paper examines classic liberalism along with Marx and Rousseau's ideas. Hobbes and Locke are specifically discussed as liberals of an earlier era. Liberalism is explored. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Dewey's Ideas

A 4 page essay that summarizes the educational philosophy of John Dewey. The writer discusses Dewey's basic concepts and how they influenced education. Also, the writer relates Dewey's ideas to the present educational environment and political atmosphere. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Napoleon Bonaparte: Revolutionary Ideas Positive or Negative

A 6 page paper which examines if the revolutionary ideas, seen through the conquests, of Napoleon Bonaparte were negative or positive in relationship to Europe. The paper argues they were positive through his ultimate failure. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Ideas of Freedom and Equality According to Marx and Tocqueville

This 3 page paper evaluates what each of these two authors have conveyed about issues related to freedom and equality. Modern day America and the future of democracy is discussed as well. Class stratification is a significant issue. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Ideas That Influence The Understanding Of And Response To Psychosexual Development Of Children And Youth

6 pages in length. Sexuality is an ever-evolving human behavior; from era to era and society to society, this particular aspect of humanity continues to reinvent itself as trends and disease dictate the path people take when it comes to sexual activity. Children and youth - who are only just beginning their entrance into sexual understanding and exploration - have also undergone considerable change in the way in which each group associates itself with sexuality, a continuously changing perspective that is influenced by myriad social elements. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Diotima's Ideas on the Fairness of Love

This 3 page paper examines the discussion on love in the context of Plato's Symposium. The character of Diotima and ideas about love are discussed in depth. No additional sources are used.

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