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Argumentative Analysis of Roderick Chisholm’s “Human Freedom and the Self”

In six pages this paper analyzes the argument presented by the philosopher and a counterargument with support for the philosopher's thesis presented. Two sources are listed in the bibliography.

Adoption and the Right to Know

This 12 page paper delineates the importance of an adopted individual having access to information about their biological parents. The paper includes a Roman Numeral outline and argues the thesis that this information is necessary from a medical and sociological perspective. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

An Analysis of the US Decision to Enter World War II

This 14 page paper considers the essential question of what really prompted the US to enter World War II. Roosevelt's actions and desires are focused on alongside Japanese reasoning. The three part thesis is broken down into claim, grounds, and warrant. Includes a one-page Roman numeral outline. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Women In Politics

A 3 page paper. Women have long been underrepresented in the U.S. Congress. Today, there are more women in the Congress than ever before but they are still underrepresented. This essay justifies that thesis, discusses the history of women in both Houses, identifies the number in both houses today, and addresses the fact of underrepresentation. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Lord of the Flies, Hero Cycle

This 3 page essay argues that while the character is Simon in William Golding's Lord of the Flies adheres to the parameters of Joseph Campbell's hero's cycle in some ways, the novel departs from this paradigm in order to support its main thesis, which is that savagery exists just below the veneer of civilized behavior. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Nelson, "Time and J.R.R. Tolkien"

This 3 page essay pertains to "Time and J.R.R. Tolkien's 'Riddles in the Dark.'" By Marie Nelson and discusses two sections of Tolkien's The Hobbit. The writer summarizes Nelson's thesis and how she presents her arguments. Bibliography refers only to this source.

The Significance of the Garden for Eve and Enkidu

This 8 page thesis driven paper compares and contrasts Eve and Enkidu. The significance of the garden is explored. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Warfare: Invention not Necessity

A 3 page essay that discusses the thesis presented by Margaret Mead in "Warfare: An Invention—not a Biological Necessity" and compares this with the philosophies of Machiavelli, Locke and Hobbes. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

The Dissolution of Value in "All Quiet on the Western Front"

This is a 4 page paper on existential themes in "All Quiet on the Western Front". Quotes from chapter seven are utilized to support the thesis. Bibliography lists 1 source.

The Literary Depth and Complexity of JK Rowling's Harry Potter Series

This 7 page paper argues the thesis that Rawling's novel revived the twenty-first century adventure genre. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

Online Banking Satisfaction: Purpose Statement

This 2 page paper provides an overview of a doctoral thesis on online banking. This paper outlines some of the elements of a purpose statement. There are five sources cited.

Historical Issues in the Age of Empires

This is a 12 page paper that provides an overview of the age of Empires. Definitions, short answers, and thesis statements are given. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Ibsen's "A Doll's House" and Personal Growth

A 3 page essay that discusses the thesis that the play continues to have contemporary significance because it illustrates the human need for personal growth and the obtainment of full adult autonomy and self-determination. No additional sources are cited.

Addiction Assessment

This 3 page paper describes chapters 1, 2 and 5 of a thesis that pertains to addiction assessment, Olmeztoprak, E. (2010), "Therapist-initiated addiction assessment procedures of marriage and family therapists in the southwest United States." No additional sources are cited.

Friedson, Preface to Musical Experience in Tumbuka Healing

This 6 page essay offers summation and reflection that focuses on the Preface from Friedson's text. The writer explains Friedson's thesis in the text and relates this to modern practices. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Democracy And Terrorism

An 8 page paper that begins with a thesis which suggests that a lack of democracy is not the only cause of terrorism. The paper explores the general consensus that terrorism is caused by having no means of expressing dissatisfaction. Other motivations are discussed. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Personality, Interests, Attitudes Measures

A 4 page paper that includes an outline in the page count. The paper begins with the thesis statement: Personality, interest, and attitude measures can be helpful in different settings. The essay goes on to explain the history of personality measures through the Big 5. It describes the Strong Interest Inventory and measures of attitudes. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Foster Youth Success In School And Life

A 5 page paper that provides a draft review of the literature for a theses. The literature discuses challenges, obstacles, feelings, data for high school graduation, kinship care, and emancipation. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Allen, And I will Praise Him

This 5 page essay pertains to Ronald B. Allen's text And I Will Praise Him, A Guide to the Psalm. The writer provides a personal response to Allen's principal thesis and his text and discusses the Psalms in reference to the comfort and support they offer to believers. Bibliography cites only the text.

Abortion and Decreased Crime

This 3 page essay discusses the thesis proposed by John Donohue and Steven Levitt, which is that increased access to abortion in the 1970s lowered the crime rate in the 1990s, and then presents the arguments that Franklin Zimring uses to refute this idea. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Finding Happiness: Women's Search for Independence in 3 Works

This 7 page essay profiles 3 works, which are: a poem by Gwendolyn Brook, "The Beam Eaters"; a short story by Kate Chopin, "The Story of an Hour"; and a graphic novel by Marjane Satrapi, Persepolis. The writer discusses the thesis that women's search happiness has been intrinsically associated with their search for acknowledgement of their dignity and worth as individuals and not solely for their roles as wife and mother. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Language Shapes Thoughts

A 9 page paper. One of the more recent questions about language is: Does language shape thoughts? This is the topic discussed in this essay. The paper is written in the format of a research paper. Literature t the thesis is includes as are two written opinions against the premise. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Lord of the Flies, Simon and Piggy

This 5 page essay focuses on William Golding's Lord of the Flies and the roles played by Simon and Piggy in supporting his main thesis. Bibliography cites only the primary source.

Censorship Fails to Block Undesired Content

In a paper of three pages, the author writes about censorship not being effective is silencing one's opponents. The author of this paper discusses things such as the Streisand effect and current particular issues that support the thesis. There are three sources cited in this paper.

Why Did the Nazis Experiment on the Jews?

This 10 page paper explores reasons why the Nazis experimented on the Jews. The thesis of the paper focuses on Marxism and aligns class conflict with anti-Semitism. Details of Nazi medical experiments are included. Bibliography lists sources.

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