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Culture and Technology

A 5 page paper which discusses the idea that culture and technology are incredibly linked together in light of the fact that technology has become such a part of our daily lives. In examining this idea we look at several books which discuss various aspects of technology and society. The books which are discussses are “Where Wizards Stay Up Late,” by Hafner and Lyon, “Living at Light Speed” by Goodman, and “The Highwaymen” by Auletta. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Austec’s Training Management: A Case Study

A 3 page paper which examines the methods of management implementation which are being brought forth in Austec, a large national manufacturing company. In this study, the student is asked to provide input in relationship to a new implementation that involves training ideas that have been obtained in traveling and research, and also in relationship to what should be concerns of the trainers who are being presented with the information. Various ideas are presented so that the student can more clearly understand the possibilities. No additional sources cited.

The Liberal Paradigm and Capitalism: Importance to U.S. International Relations

A 2 page overview of the ideas of liberalism and capitalism and how these ideas relate to domestic aspects of U.S. government and to international relations. Presents these concepts in a speech delivered by a Presidential candidate. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Madeleine Leininger : Transcultural Nursing and Human Care Theory

A 7 page paper that discusses Madeleine Leininger and her involvement in nursing as it applies to her Transcultural Nursing Model and Human Care Theories. These models and theories have gradually made their way into the nursing practice in a very unique way that rarely even gives credit to Leininger, who is instrumental in bringing such issues to the forefront of nursing. In examination of these models and theories we illustrate the many facets of the ideas, and present ways in which these ideas are implemented around the globe. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

de Tocqueville, Mill, and Smith on Freedom

An eight page paper looking at these three seminal thinkers and their ideas on freedom. The paper compares and contrasts their views, concluding that de Tocqueville’s ideas hold the most hope for the individual in a democratic society. Bibliography lists two sources.

Effect Of Christian Crusades On Europe

A 3 page paper that explores the changes in Europe as a result of the Christian Crusades. As the Crusaders came in contact with so many different cultures during their trek, they gained new ideas for living and brought those ideas back to Europe. The result was a change in all aspects of life. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

“Lamb” and “Tyger” / Comparative on Theme and Tone

A 5 page essay closely looking at variances in imagery created by Blake in the two poems for the purpose of representing the overall theme of a choice between salvation and damnation. In “The Lamb,” the writer posits, William Blake plants the ideas of warmth and acceptance vs. the idea of frightful isolation in “The Tyger.” The writer also shows how Blake uses word imagery to create this same difference in tone. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A Comparison of Economic Ideas: Plato v. Friedman

This 3 page paper examines Plato's ideas about private property through reviewing the Republic and Milton Friedman's free trade concept. The ideas are compared and contrasted and it is suggested that Plato had communist ideals. Friedman is supported as the theorist who is best aligned with contemporary American thought. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

DARWIN’S PERSPECTIVE ON THE SCIENCE OF EMOTION

This 3 page paper discusses the basic perspectives of Darwin on the idea of emotions and expressions, then compares his ideas to those discoveries being made by scientists today. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Aestheticism According to Nietzsche and Cassian

This 5 page paper examines these theorists' ideas about aestheticism. The paper concludes that Nietzsche's ideas are more practical. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A Comparison Between Wollstonecraft and Mill's Ideas about the Emancipation of Women

This 9 page paper examines the theories of Wollstonecraft and Mill and their ideas about society. There is a focus on how women are viewed in society and the context of the family. Ideas are compared and contrasted. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Mind-Body Dilemmas in Philosophy

This 7 page paper looks at ideas by philosophers Nagel and Locke. The paper argues that identity is related to both physicality and mind, but various ideas are relayed. No bibliography.

Louis Menand's "The Metaphysical Club"

6 pages in length. Darwin's ideas provide evidence on different sides of racism and antiracism in Louis Menand's book entitled The Metaphysical Club. Examining his theory of natural selection, readers gain a significantly better understanding of how the aspects of racism and antiracism are wholly applicable to Darwin's ideas. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Hume's Ideas about the Distinct and Continued Existence of Objects

This 9 page paper examines Hume's ideas. The idea of object permanence is discussed. Other philosophers such as Descartes are duly noted. The Holographic Universe is a book used in the analysis. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

The Viability of Dollarization in Latin America

This 34 page paper looks at the pros and cons of dollarization in a general sense, but particularly as it respects Latin America. The idea of a united currency is explored and the euro is used as an example. The paper concludes that full dollarization is a good idea for the nations of Latin America. Bibliography lists 28 sources.

The Meaning of Life

This 5 page paper explores this philosophical question in depth. What is the meaning of life? Ideas from philosophers Schopenhauer and Russell are discussed along with a look at Tolstoy's ideas. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Hollywood and Non Hollywood Films

This 5 page paper looks at the critical-theoretical opposition that some criticism sets up between some notion of 'Hollywood cinema' and notions of 'non-Hollywood cinema'. The paper considers the ideas of difference and similarities and includes consideration of the idea of first second and third cinema. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

Why Nietzsche is wrong about Christianity

This 5 page paper looks at the philosopher's ideas about religion, and partially why he did not support Christianity. Nietzsche's ideas about God in general are discussed. All Nietzsche's arguments are refuted and Christianity is supported as more logical. Nietzsche's Twilight of the Idols is used. Bibliography lists 1 source.

The Power of the Invisible Hand; Smith, Ricardo and Malthus

This 5 page paper explains the idea of Adam Smiths' 'Invisible Hand' to describe the way the way he believed unregulated market forces would operate. The writer then considers the less optimistic ideas of Ricardo and Malthus. The bibliography cites 8 Sources.

Legal Issues & IEPs

A 3 page research paper that addresses the legal requirements for formulating an IEP. An Individualized Education Program (IEP) is a pivotal factor in meeting the requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) (Gartin and Murdick, 2005). It is imperative in formulating an IEP that educators should be fully aware of legal requirements, and the current amendments to the IDEA, which were instituted in 2004. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Kant’s Categorical Imperative

A 5 page research paper/essay that examines Kantian ethics and discusses what Kant meant by the term categorical imperative, and how he applied principles of universality to this idea, arriving at the idea that human beings “belong to a kingdom of ends.” Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Wollstonecraft/Vindication of the Rights of Women

A 5 page research paper/essay that examines some of the writing of Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797), a humanist writer of the Enlightenment, who argued against slavery and monarchy, and supported “children’s rights, the value of breastfeeding, coeducational schools, animal rights and other progressive ideas” (“Humanist Profile” 2). This discussion, first of all, summarizes chapter 5-7 in Wollstonecraft’s Vindication of the Rights of Women (1792). Then an interpretation of her ideas is offered, and this is followed by a critique of those concepts. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Gender and Society

Gender is discussed in general in this 5 page paper and Fausto-Sterling's idea about more than one gender is highlighted. Sigmund Freud's take along with the ideas of other writers and thinkers are examined. This paper suggests that gender is a complete social construction and points out variances. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Communication in the U.S. Air Force

A 6 page overview of the communication process as it occurs in the chain of command of the U.S. Air Force. Noting the seven steps of communication (communication source, encoding, message, channel, decoding, receiver, and feedback) as they occur in non-military environments the author notes that in some situations the intent of communication is not to exchange ideas and information but rather to disperse ideas and information as a means of controlling actions. Such is often the case with the U.S. military. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Napoleon Bonaparte: The Influences on Him and How He Influenced the World

This 10 page paper argues that many of Napoleon's ideas are original. However, he was able to glean ideas from a number of early leaders. His family and his family circumstances entered the picture in his desire to conquer Europe. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

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