"The American scholar" by Ralph Waldo Emerson
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...American Scholar The American scholar by Ralph Waldo Emerson is a work of literature that tends to make inquiry into the nature of knowledge. Philosophers have diverse opinions on the source of human knowledge, as some believe that knowledge is acquired through personal experience, while others believe in the divinity of the knowledge of man. These sets of people believe that, no knowledge is new and that what people do is just to remind the brain of the things it used to know. They view man’s life cycle as a journey that passes from different phases. Emerson focuses on the scholar as one who should be in control in the society and care for the society. He begins the book... of Lecturer November 12 The...
Analysis "the american scholar" by Ralph Walldo Emerson
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...American Scholar The American scholar by Ralph Waldo Emerson is a work of literature that tends to make inquiry into the nature of knowledge. Philosophers have diverse opinions on the source of human knowledge, as some believe that knowledge is acquired through personal experience, while others believe in the divinity of the knowledge of man. These sets of people believe that, no knowledge is new and that what people do is just to remind the brain of the things it used to know. They view man’s life cycle as a journey that passes from different phases. Emerson focuses on the scholar as one who should be in control in the society and care for the society. He begins the book... of Lecturer November 12 The...
Scan of Emerson, American Scholar and Factory Life As It Is
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...American states. In order to prevent governmental despotism and usurpation against citizens, Winthrop proposed that the Bill of Rights should remain an essential constitutional component. Question 3: Ramsay Vs Winthrop With respect to the principle of representation, David Ramsay favors proportional representation of citizens in deliberation assemblies. Ramsay stated that proportional representation is a miniature form of communities; hence the representatives have interests and feelings of the majority (Ramsay, 268). On the contrary, James Winthrop opposes the concept of proportional representation. According to Winthrop, proportional representation does... Question David Ramsay David Ramsay, as...
"The America Scholar": Textual Analysis
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...Scholar Textual Analysis “The American Scholar” is an essay by Ralph Waldo Emerson which was originally an address to the Harvard students who graduated with exceptionally high grades. The essay starts with an introduction in which he explains his intent to investigate the role of the scholar as an eminent function of the entire human being. He believes that the scholar is a thinking man. Emerson expands his vision in the remainder of the essay which can be divided into four sections, the first discussing the impact of nature in two paragraphs. Then he highlights the influence of history and readership in the next ten paragraphs discussing the influence of action on an educated scholar... “The America...
English Composition
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...American Scholar, 80 (4), 72-75. Lefcowitz, B. F. (2011). Memory and photography. Southwest Review, 96 (2), 231-239. Turkle, S. (2007). The secret power of things we hold dear. New Scientist, 194 (2607), 50-52. Ullman, E. (2003). Memory and megabytes. The American Scholar, 72 (4), 119-123.... Composition English Composition Question One Memory and photographs are the closest things people have to remember past events. For many years, they have been seen as a truthful reality representation. Memory and photographs have been seen as means of helping people remember what happened in the past though they operate in different dimensions. Photographs are drawn by artist or taken by use of camera, and they can ...
Asian American studies essay
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...American Asian scholars, defines Asian American history as more than a simple recounting of dates, events, and accomplishments. His definition of it requires a more complex retelling of the stories of the immigrants of Asia to America. He compares Asian American history to the histories of other people of color and to women, which require a different and untraditional kind of recounting. The examples in Okihiro’s book Margins and Mainstreams, especially of the chapter “Family Album History” (pp. 93-117) are full of examples of the untraditional recounting of Asian American history. He uses the metaphor of the family picture album, full of old... ?Gary Y. Okihiro (1994), one of this country’s foremost...
American author essay
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...American scholar who is displaced from their country and finds refuge in a run-down neighbourhood in London. The chief character in The Woman Upstairs is Nora, a thirty-seven-year old third grade teacher; at her age, she is single and struggling with identifying her niche in a community that looks at women like her with scorn. Part 4: Rough Draft Three major themes run through Messud’s novels: multiculturalism, exile and displacement(Amoia and Knapp 346). Throughout her novels, female protagonists grapple with finding their niche and cultural identity in the midst of historical injustices and family problems. In When the World was Steady, the sisters have been... American Bibliographical Article Part...
American Foreign Policy
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...American scholar Kenneth Waltz emphatically argues that while the structure of the international system has changed with the disappearance of the Soviet Union, international politics itself and the underlying motivations for state interest and state behavior have not. Thus, bipolarity was a feature of the international order for more than fifty years and the collapse of the Soviet Union ushered in a period of unipolarity with the United States alone at the helm of the current international order. Despite this profound change within the system, the system itself, according to structural realists, has not been transformed. Transformation of the system may occur one day, Waltz... American Foreign Policy...
American Politics and Society
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...American scholar, Alexander Bickel from Yale, once supported this hypothesis and said that the Supreme Court was a deviant institution in the democracy of America (Rossum, 2001, p 56). It is an enemy of democracy as it exercises control against the prevailing majority which is contrary to the basics of democracy. At the beginning of the Republic, the Supreme Court was weaker than the president and the Congress. It observed a lot of care to win the faith of the public by passing only two federal laws between 1803 and 1857. The words of Justice Sandra Day Connor, that the judicial independence was under threat of influence by the powerful, have come to pass. Those who framed the U.S... ? Is the United s...
Whitman and Emerson - Comparison
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...American Scholar such as “Life is our dictionary”, “the great man makes the great thing “etc. Emerson writes balanced sentences, with clauses balancing one another and creating a harmony. While to extend the expressive range of language Whitman freely uses slang, vulgarisms, and colloquial words in his poems. At time he compounded words and coined new words. Sometimes he borrowed words from such foreign language as French and Spanish . Also he culled words and phrases from the country side which were also an inexhaustible source of words to him. Thus his poems contain words taken from different sources. James Miller says “ Whitman’s wit is seen in his language ; in his , sometimes... ? Whitman and...
History of american literature
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...American Scholar 12). He warned the institutions of learning that they could only serve “when they aim not to drill but to create”, when they gathered knowledge from all over and “set the hearts of their youth on flame” (Emerson, The American Scholar 5). This address was a landmark and a beginning of the public lecture system known as lyceum that became extremely popular not just... ?American Literature A nation’s literature is usually considered a record of the artistic and intellectual growth of its people, as also the development of their political systems and religious beliefs. However, as the earliest settlers in America were British, they were people who belonged to the same race as Shakespeare,...
American author essay
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...American scholar who is displaced from their country and finds refuge in a run-down neighborhood in London... American Bibliographical Article Part List of Five Notable Books i. Enon by Paul Harding. The of this book follows Charlie Crosby life. He is a musical and author. He was at one time the drummer of Cold Water Flat Band between 1990 and 1996. The author tries to come in terms with a tragedy of a shattering personality. The novel follows up on Harding’s Pulitzer prize-winning novel, Tinkers (Slouka), and continues the history of Crosby (Robson ). ii. Claire of the Sea Light by Edwidge Danticat Edwidge Danticat is an American writer of Haiti descent (Sontag). He has written a number of books and no...
Recommendation to an ivoirian scholar
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...Scholar The United s is one of the places which are most sought after by many people in the world because many still believe it to be the land of opportunity. While this is still the case, there are many things that one needs to know about this country and the way of life within it before he or she comes to visit. For one, it is important to realize that most Americans are very punctual when it comes to keeping appointments and this is because of the busy nature of most of its people. It is normal for individuals to have many appointments during the day and because of this, one cannot afford to lose any time.1 As a result, it sometimes becomes necessary... in the United States. It is not...
Explaining the American Renaissance Paper
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...American Scholar. Harvard. Gable, H. L. (1998). Liquid Fire: Transcendental Mysticism in the Romances of Nathaniel Hawthorn. New York: Peter Lang. Gura, Philip F., and Joyel Myerson, eds. (1982). Critical Essays on American Transcendentalism. Boston: G. K. Hall. Newman, L. (2005). Our Common Dwelling: Henry Thoreau, Transcendentalism, and the Class Politics of Nature. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Rowe, J. C. (1997). At Emersons Tomb: The Politics of Classic American Literature. New York: Columbia University Press.... The times that were – An Introduction George Washington had brought political freedom, but cultural influence of Europe was still very strongly evident in...
A Good Fall by Ha Jin
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...American society but with the self. The characters manifest a sense of restriction and they seem to be in exile not only from chine their homeland filled with sweet memories and dreams, but from who they really are. This paper primarily offers a contrast between the lives of two characters in the book, the freedoms and imprisonment that they are encountered with. Shame This story depicts the experience of a Chinese student immigrant who live in the United States and receives a call from his former much admired-professor who plans to visit the United States with a delegation of educators. The professor and student visit an American scholar and the professor... A Good Fall by Ha Jin Ha Jin, in the book...
Civil Disobedience
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...American Scholar. Gale Group Mich.... Civil Disobedience Civil disobedience can be defined as the refusal to obey a law or follow a policy believed to be unjust. Practitioners of civil disobedience basing their actions on moral right and usually employ the nonviolent technique of passive resistance in order to bring wider attention to the injustice. Risking punishment, such as violent retaliatory acts or imprisonment, they attempt to bring about changes in the law. (Carton 1998) In the modern era, civil disobedience has been used in such events as street demonstrations, marches, the occupying of buildings, and strikes and other forms of economic resistance. The philosophy behind civil disobedience goes ...
English Composition
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...American Scholar , 80 (4), 72-75.... English composition The of the family is enormous and captures several events that happened from childhood to his adulthood. He is closely attached to his mother because of the love and proper bring up in the society despite the hurdles in life by then. However, despite the authors’ mother having the necessary archives in the gift she offered to his son. There were some secrets that she had intentionally left out and did not bring them to his son attention. The author comes to realise them later in life of the predicaments, trouble and other sorrowful experiences by his mother (Gundersheimer, 73). The author gives another perspective outlook on the family after discov...
Literature
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...American Scholar” He stated that the success begins with an individual and his/her mind. It is important to agree that the power to go against the set rules in defense of one’s conscience is what made the Americans unique people. That occurs by placing truth before politeness, valuing integrity more than comfort, and by abandoning hypocrisy in favor of honesty. The American dream was all about opening opportunities for everyone in justice, freedom and success of an individual. “In going down his mind”, says Emerson of the American scholar. It is vital to agree that the story provide an...
Greek mythology
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...American Scholar, Vol. 54, No. 2 (Spring 1985), Pp. 207- 219. Jstor.org. N.p., 1985. Web. 13 Mar. 2015. The article provides a description of the portrayal... Greek mythology Cook, Arthur Bernard. The Bee in Greek Mythology. The Journal of Hellenic Studies 15 (1895 pp. 1-24. Web. 13 Mar. 2015. The article is an illustration about a bee that symbolizes a gold ornament that was purchased by the British Museum in 1875. The bee is used for symbolism purposes to describe the legendary stories by different Greek gods in Greek mythology as important historic stories. The article gives an exposition of the importance of the bee and also using other symbolic descriptions to elucidate on past Greek myths. Gra...
Scholar-practitioner model and the opportunity to have hand on experience in clinical psychology
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...scholar-practitioner model and the opportunity to have hand on experience in clinical psychology Scholar practitioner model also called the Vail mode, a name taken after the 1973 Vail conference on professional Training in psychology that realized its first articulation. This model, which is a professional doctoral degree, seeks to train students in the area of clinical practice, and entrants earn doctor of philosophy, PsyD, degrees after a successful completion. During the course students, get knowledge on application of scholarly findings to practice as well as to be consumer of research. The counseling centre serves as the main body that admits interns from APA... , internal and external...
African american politic of social change
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...American Politics of Social Change: Intersectionality Introduction Kimberle Williams Crenshaw, an American scholar of race coined the term “intersectionality” in 1989. However, the ideas of intersectionality predated 1989 and originated both within and beyond America (Hankivsky 2). As intersectionality has become more popular, black activists, feminists and scholars have understood and discussed it in a variety of ways. These perspectives include intrsectionality as a theory, framework, methodology, lens or paradigm. Moreover, the term has been defined in different ways. Intersectionality seeks to promote the understanding that several social factors interact to shape human life... played a...
How Feminist Scholar Looks the Women of Color
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...Scholar Looks the Women of Color Feminism is a movement against discrimination based on one’s sex; exploitation and oppression due to person’s gender. In his introductory part, Hooks says that most of the people talk of evil of feminism. They are labeled as being anti-men and that they go against the nature and even God. However, most of these critics admit to have never read an article on feminism. They just learn about feminism from the mass media of women asking for equality; equal rights, equal pay and even those who want contribution of men and women equally in household activities and parenting (Hooks 1, 2). There were many causes as to the origin of feminism and feminist... & How Feminist Scholar ...
How the Writings of Hawthorne, Emerson, Thoreau, and Dickinson Reflect the Transcendental Movement
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...American Scholar” and “Self Reliance,” have been regarded as the works that proposes his... ?How the writings of Hawthorne, Emerson, Thoreau, and Dickinson reflect the Transcendental Movement. Transcendentalism has often been regarded as an important movement in literature and philosophy in America that excelled through the works of Hawthorne, Emerson, Thoreau, and Dickinson. The early to middle years of the nineteenth century (about 1836-1860) witnessed the flourishing of this movement which first began as a reform movement in the Unitarian church, following the views of William Ellery Channing, the foremost Unitarian preacher in the United States in the early nineteenth century. Therefore, the first...
WOMANS SUFFRAGE MOVMENT
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...American Scholar 82.3 (2013): 28-38. Academic Search Complete. Web. 12 Oct. 2013. This particular article discusses the fact that the United States was unique in the fact that it gave certain minorities the right to vote prior to women. In discussing the topic in such a way, the reader is made aware of the obvious levels and overtones of sexism that existed within the United States and caused the women’s suffrage movement to be delayed as long as it was.... Amar, Akhil Reed. "How Women Won The Vote." Wilson Quarterly 29.3 (2005 30-34. Academic Search Complete. Web. 12 Oct. This article discusses the way in which women went about achieving the right to vote. Whereas it is often misunderstood that the...
Current trends in college teaching or challenges facing college students today
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...American Scholar, Chase William. In this article, the author explores different challenges facing higher education in the United States of America. Specifically, the author has demonstrated how declining education quality, decreasing funding and declining student and faculty moral affect college students. The author also discusses plagiarism and cheating as the major social challenges facing students and urges the leadership of the universities to take strict measures to curb academic... ? Article Critique This paper presents a critique of the article “A Question of Honor: Cheating on campusundermines the reputation of our universities and the value of their degrees, Now is the time for students...
Why is the fiction important to our non-fiction world.
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...American Scholar, Vol. 66, 1997 Word Count: 509... Why is the fiction important to our non-fiction world? In our non-fiction world, the role of fiction has attained significance due to the element of faked-ness which is present within it. Fiction is glorifying the lives of the people and hence making them look different from each other and yet superior in the same light. Non-fiction writing texts merely state something which has happened and thus look to adjust the happenings from an ethically correct standpoint whilst taking care of the norms present within the society. Thus the criticism that comes from the society’s perspective is something which is deep inherent within the values that the non-fiction ...
In life people face many challenges which lead to growth. Analyze how challenges help people grow in many ways
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...American Scholar 71.1 (2002): 20. Academic Search Premier. Web. 20 May 2012.... Submitted: How Challenges Lead to Personal Growth with Reference to ‘Graduation’ by Maya Angelou and ‘A Hole in the Wall’ by Andrea Barrett In ‘Graduation’ by Maya Angelou and ‘A Hole in the Wall’ by Andrea Barrett, the reader is witness to the reflections of real events which were upsetting to the authors at the time, but then lead them to be emotionally strengthened. Maya Angelou experiences racial prejudice during her much-anticipated graduation ceremony which undermines her educational achievements and personal aspirations. Andrea Bennett sees the attack on the World Trade Centre in 2001 and struggles to cope with the af...
Practitioner-Scholar Paper Description
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...Scholar Paper Being a new psychology and trying to understand the concepts and important factors surrounding this field of study, I have been baffled with more questions than answers. However, my intention of furthering my knowledge in the field of psychology is so to use my accumulated knowledge to help other people and also gain answers to my many questions. In my view this is what it means to be a Practitioner-Scholar. A scholar on the other hand is a person who is studying or pursuing a certain course of study. A practitioner is a person who practices what he or she has learned or the theories of a certain field of study. A Scholar-Practitioner however is a model of professional... Practitioner-Schol...
Discuss your reading habits. What type of writings do you tend to read most (novels, magazines, web sites, newspapers) and why?
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...American Scholar, Vol. 66, 1997 Word Count: 530... Discuss your reading habits. What type of writings do you tend to read most and why? Thesis ment Reading opens up the different possibilities that exist within life and fiction explores these avenues in a wholesome basis. Outline This paper discusses my peculiar reading habits and then emphasizes in essence on the role of fiction within the modern times since it is my personal favorite. It ends with a notion which is strong, authentic and true in its meaning. Introduction I have always loved reading fiction. It makes me go wild with imagination and I start to dream things which have never been explored. It opens up my creative avenues and gives me the r...
Polonius' speech to his son
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...American Scholar 71.4 (2002): 97. Academic Search Complete. Web. 11 Dec. 2012. Sterling, Eric. "Shakespeares HAMLET." Explicator 60.1 (2001): 2. Academic Search Complete. Web. 11 Dec. 2012.... Section/# Polonius Advice – Timeless Fatherly Counsel Whereas fathers have been giving their sons and daughters advice since the dawn of time, the advice that William Shakespeare’s character Polonius gave to his son Laertes upon the latter’s departure to pursue higher education in France is perhaps one of the most timeless and enduring of Hamlet’s soliloquies. As such, the soliloquy discusses a host of useful/sage fatherly advice imparted to a young man who is no doubt opinioned, impetuous, and likely to remember ...
Critical Reflection Journal. Teachers and activism
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...American Scholar. https://theamericanscholar.org/school-reform-fails-the-test/#.VNjxhvnF-w3 http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2015/01/22/teacher-on-common-core-testing-i-am-a-broken-woman/... Critical Reflection Journal: Teachers and Activism Critical Reflection Journal: Teachers and Activism This chapter, Conflicting Visions of Schooling and Teaching presents a candid discussion about the progressive developments in activism in education. After beginning by explaining much about teaching and learning process, it traces the changes that took place in the education sector concerning activism. These include neoliberalism and vocationalism, “very important initiatives that greatly...
The Scholar-Practitioner
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...scholar practitioner The scholar practitioner Assignment The Scholar Practitioner Research design isan outline of a research project encompassing the methods and procedures to be used in a scientific study. The research design defines the type of study to be undertaken, the problem to be solved, the hypothesis, the dependable and independent variables as well as the data collection and analysis methods (Ader, Mellenbergh, & Hand, 2008). A research design should be written before a researcher begins the study. It gives the plan for the research project and helps the research practitioner to know beforehand what the research entails and how he or she should prepare for the task ahead (Lawrence...
Essay on Philosophy and Politics
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...American Scholar" draw the contrast to the descriptions of the stated claims. The Emersion’s "Self-Reliance" and "American Scholar" have definite similarities. He expresses his Transcendentalism, a belief that all that is in the world... Philosophy and politics Question one Thoreau's "Civil Disobedience" is a distinct analysis of the relationship of the state and an individual and is focused on the manner in which men obey and respect the law of the government even when they totally believe that it is unjust to them. In Thoreau's political ideal in this book, he asserts his personal extreme responses of being put in prison for what was termed breaking the law after the collected tax revenues contributed ...
Cultural Hegemony In American Elementary Schools.
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...American scholar and analyst Chomsky in his book, ‘Hegemony or Survival: America's Quest for Global Dominance’ explains the background and future implications of the American cultural hegemonic thoughts and representations. According to him ‘literature can heighten your imagination and insight understanding, it surely does not provide the evidence that you need to draw conclusions substantiate conclusions.” His argument is that politics can provide us with better case studies than literature. (Chomsky 2003). Collins, in his scholarly paper, “Barriers to Communication in Schools,” presents the major communication barriers in classrooms. According to the author, a very essential medium... ? Cultural...
History of mordern political thought
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...American Scholar 27 (1958): 482-491. Ross, KL. 2005, “Platos Republic”, Freisian, Available at: http://www.friesian.com/plato.htm Ruffo-Fiore, S. 1990, Niccolò Machiavelli: an annotated bibliography of modern criticism and scholarship, Greenwood Publishing. The Historical, Political and Diplomatic Writings of Niccolò Machiavelli, trans. C. E. Detmold, 4 vols, Boston 1882. Extract from `Discourses, (I, 9).... The Prince: The First Modern Political Science Satire [ID Machiavelli has become synonymous in Western culture with Byzantine, back-biting, ruthless realpolitik rule. But increasingly, Machiavelli is being recognized as not having been Machiavellian. Machiavelli...
Cultural Hegemony in American Elementary Schools
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...American scholar and analyst Chomsky in his book ‘Hegemony or Survival... Cultural hegemony in American elementary schools Table of contents …………………………………………………………………………..3 Introduction………………………………………………………………………4 2. Literature Review………………………………………………………………...6 3. Research focus……………………………………………………………………..10 4. Methodology……………………………………………………………………..11 4.1Secondary research……………………………………………………………11 5. Findings………………………………………………………………………...12 5.1 Radnus elementary school and cultural hegemony…………………………….12 5.2 Linguistic hegemony in American elementary school…………………………..14 5.3 Cultural hegemony in the American secondary schools in contrast with the elementary schools..................................
History of mordern political thought
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...American Scholar 27 (1958): 482-491. Ross, KL. 2005, “Plato's Republic”, Freisian, Available at: http://www.friesian.com/plato.htm Ruffo-Fiore, S. 1990, Niccolo Machiavelli: an annotated bibliography of modern criticism and scholarship, Greenwood Publishing. The Historical, Political and Diplomatic Writings of Niccolo Machiavelli, trans. C. E. Detmold, 4 vols, Boston 1882. Extract from `Discourses', (I, 9).... ?The Prince: The First Modern Political Science Satire [ID Machiavelli has become synonymous in Western culture with Byzantine, back-biting, ruthless realpolitik rule. But increasingly, Machiavelli is being recognized as not having been Machiavellian. Machiavelli scholar...
The Conclusion of Kerner Commission Report
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...American African population in the suburbs had increased to approximately 20.8 million. If America had been moving towards distinct unequal black and white societies as predicted by the Kerner Report, then the American Africans would not have been able to gain the immense political success which they have in the modern society. An African American scholar W. E. B. Du Bois over 100 years ago stated that: “The problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color line” (Walker et al 2007 pg 1) I do believe that wherever multi cultural societies live in close proximity, racism will be inevitable. But what I do not believe is that racism alone... The Conclusion of Kerner Commission Report...
Green Banana
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...American scholar in the story had difficulty believing in the villagers’ center of the world because he was certain of his own belief that the center of the world is in New England. “After all,” he reasoned, “my grandfather had come from there.” Once he acknowledged that other worlds existed, he became able to accept... PART An American college was on a trip in South America. As he was exploring the area in his jeep, the vehicle’s radiator sprung a leak,forcing him to stop at a nearby village. Much to his surprise, the villagers knew of a way to fix the leak. It turns out that when a green banana is sliced in half and pressed to the radiator, it forms a temporary seal. This solution allowed the American...
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...American scholars on the emerging roles of the comic books. This explains why his article was published in the American scholar. This is why he... The Role of Comics in Education Introduction Comic books have been popular material for both children and young adolescents as well as adults for a long period. As the 20th century unfolded, an increasing number of comic books were in circulations with different publications being released annually. However, during that period, there was minimal attention accorded to the role of comic books in the society. Few researchers had focused on understanding the effect of the content and images presented in comic books to their readers. In that era, there was an...
Cause and Effect Essay (Affirmative Action)
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...American Scholar 80.1 (2011): 20-31. Fryer, Roland G., Jr, and Glenn C. Loury. "Affirmative Action and its Mythology." The Journal of Economic Perspectives 19.3 (2005): 147. Lawson, Bill. "Sterba On Affirmative Action, Or, It Never Was The Bus, It Was Us!." Journal Of Ethics 15.3 (2011): 281-290. Phelan, Julie E., and Laurie A. Rudman. "System Justification Beliefs, Affirmative Action, And Resistance To Equal Opportunity Organizations." Social Cognition 29.3 (2011): 376-390.... ?Affirmative action came about as an outcome of the Civil Rights Movement of the nineteen sixties and its intention was to ensure that equal opportunities were provided for people from minority groups as well as women in both the...
Education, in particular equality in education
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...American Scholar which cites the work of Emerson, if books are studied and the writer’s thoughts accepted as stated, that results in the creation of a bookworm, instead of a scholarly man with his own ideas and views (297). In one of his Lectures on education, Emerson declared that the whole theory of schooling and education... Education and important concepts Table of Contents Page No. What is Education 3 Ideas of Ralph Waldo Emerson on Education 3 Ideas of Paolo Freire ...
Economic Freedom in Industrial Society:
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...American Laissez-faire Capitalism”; Foner, “Give Me Liberty! An American History, Third Edition”). According to American scholar William Graham Sumner, it has been identified that a few number of millionaires were influential in carrying forward the social progression by passing on their financial capabilities to their upcoming generations. The scholar has also argued that the continual domination of those few industrialists and their repeated supremacy were taken forward significantly by their generations (Debbie Twyman and Craig Whitney, “Social Darwinism and American Laissez-faire... ?Economic Freedom in Industrial Society Table of Contents Introduction 3 Thesis ment 3 Discussion 4 Conclusion 6 Works...
Content Analysis of Mass Media.
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...American Scholar 61, 1993.... Content Analysis of Mass Media Introduction Deviance describes any demeanour that contravenes social standards and is typically of adequate cruelty to necessitate censure from the mainstream of society. It also describes individual conditions, ideologies, or statuses that are disgraceful. It can be illicit or non-criminal. Deviance might involve behaviours such as alcoholism, nudity in public, gambling, burglary, deceitfulness, promiscuity among others. Sociologists differ on the accurate definition of deviance since they utilize divergent approaches in attempting to establish the acceptable principles of conduct. These principles differ significantly across affiliations,...
A Critcal Analysis of W. James Work on Varieties of Religious Experiences
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...American scholar well-known for his philosophical and psychological contributions. He had strong convictions and opinions on religious matters; that led him to utilize unique methods of studying religious phenomena. Though he believed in scientific facts to explain events, he says the world is characterised by some occurrences which cannot rely on scientific evidence (Wentworth, 2014). According to him, science does not reveal the truth; rather, truth is based on individuals believe in something. This believes are acquired through experience and cannot be scientifically proven or explained through mere reasoning (Cho, 1996). James defines... WILLIAM JAMES William James William James (1842-1910) is an...
The American Revolution
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...American Revolution moderate or radical? Which school of thought (or combination of schools) bestanswers this question? Explain. The American Revolution is sometimes regarded as radical, while some other schools of thought believe the American Revolution to be moderate in nature. Scholar TH Breen is of the opinion that the American Revolution was radical, as he explained in his book ‘The Boycotts Made the Revolution Radical.’ He believes that the American people showed a tendency of buying expensive goods which were imported from Britain. This type of buying gave people an impression that the Americans were wealthy, which in fact was untrue... The chapter under study poses the question: Was the American ...
Content Analysis of Mass Media
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...American Scholar 61, 1993.... Content Analysis of Mass Media Introduction Deviance describes any demeanour that contravenes social standards and is typically of adequate cruelty to necessitate censure from the mainstream of society. It also describes individual conditions, ideologies, or statuses that are disgraceful. It can be illicit or non-criminal. Deviance might involve behaviours such as alcoholism, nudity in public, gambling, burglary, deceitfulness, promiscuity among others. Sociologists differ on the accurate definition of deviance since they utilize divergent approaches in attempting to establish the acceptable principles of conduct. These principles differ significantly across affiliations,...
Liberal Education
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...American Scholar. Vol. 67, N. 4, (Autumn, 1998). Sullivan, Daniel. “What is Liberal Education?” College News.org. (2007). September 17, 2007 < http://www.collegenews.org/x4803.xml>... Liberal Education It is heard often, particularly in business circles, the disparaging tone and woefulcommiseration in association with the phrase, “they are getting a liberal education.” The implication is the education received by the mysterious ‘they’ will be in some way deficient or corrupting, leaving the individual fit for little more in life than daydreaming and social security checks. Despite this, not many people seem to have a clear conception of what is meant when the term ‘liberal education’ is brought forward. What entails a liberal education? Is a liberal education...
A College Education: What Is Its Purpose?
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...American Scholar 82.3 (2013): 120. Academic Search Complete. Web. 21 Oct. 2013. CARLSON, SCOTT. "How To Assess The Real Payoff Of A College Degree." Chronicle Of Higher Education59.33 (2013): A26-A32. Religion and Philosophy Collection. Web. 21 Oct. 2013. MURRAY, CHARLES. "Should the Obama Generation Drop Out?." New York Times 28 Dec. 2008: 9. Academic Search Complete. Web. 21 Oct. 2013.... College Education: What Is Its Purpose? The motive behind most people getting admitted to college is simply to make them more saleable to the prospective job providers. Today people having greater degree are more favored by the employers. However the purpose of college education is not just making a person job-ready...
Great man Theory-Leadership traits
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...American scholar supported Carlyle’s work further. Wood studied the historical impact of all the great rulers in Western Europe from the 12th century up to the French revolution in the late 18th century (Johnson & Pierce 177). The fact that early influential leaders were all men inspired the use of the term great man. In addition, majority of those who researched on leadership were male researchers, which further influenced the use of the term great man. Therefore, the evolution of the great man theory never took into consideration gender issues, which created a notion that only men had the traits of distinguished leaders. However, due to the continued... Great man Theory The Great man theory became...
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