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...Analogy Historical Analogy Historical Analogy The paper is aimed to present an analogy of the different events in history. One of the most discussed events in the 20th century is the Great Depression. The period of Great Depression can be considered as one of the most economically devastating event in history. It had presented lessons on the society and economy that can help in facing subsequent similar events. The focus of the study is to specifically present the parallelism of the Great Depression to the present economic situation referred to as the economic meltdown. The Great Depression is similar to the global economic meltdown of 2008 to 2009 on the basis... – required in running...
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Philosophical Analogy
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...Analogy: Plato is to Derrida as Aristotle is to Foucault Philosophy is all-encompassing. The very nature of it makes it possible to make an impression on every aspect of life. It does then, becomes a daunting task to discuss in totality all principles, theories, assertions, arguments and standpoints of the four theorists in which this paper concerns of: Plato and Derrida, Aristotle and Foucault. Rather, this paper, for more clarity, will explore the parallels and the intersections of the notable works of these four and how they correlate to each other. As history would show, Plato and Aristotle are two of the three founders of Ancient-Western Philosophy together with Socrates. While... Philosophical...
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Thomas Donovan Lesson Assignment 5: Analogy Exercise
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...Analogy Exercise From the article en d “Should the Stand Your Ground law for gun owners be repealed?” written by Gary Stein, the author’s thesis explored the support of advocates of gun lovers for the ‘Stand Your Ground’ law in Florida (Stein par. 4). The author is comparing the gun lovers’ support for this new law with their hating any gun law in general. Stein averred that gun lovers “are strongly behind the “Stand Your Ground” law in Florida, which basically lets people who claim to have used their gun in self-defense to turn themselves into the victims” (Stein par. 4). The two things being compared by the author are support for a particular enactment... was promoting the use of guns to...
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Analogy of Being According to Aquinas
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...Analogy of Being According to Aquinas In order to understand Aquinas’s doctrine on analogy of beings, it is crucial for one to first gain meaning of the terms that he uses to explain the doctrine. Firstly, Aquinas enlightens an individual on the existence of a relationship between man and God, which he terms as analogical. He continues by stating that the relationship is not univocal or equivocal. By negating the term univocal, Aquinas means that the relation between man and God is not absolutely similar because there is a clear distinction between human beings and divine beings. Aquinas also says that the relationship is not equivocal, as this would mean that man is completely different... Module...
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The Simplicity of the Human Condition: Analogy of the Cave
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...Analogy of the Cave Plato attempts to illustrate the concept of education and society’s desire to gain knowledge using an analogous cave. In the parable of the cave, it is not necessarily the cave that is important, it is simply the ability of this prison to distort reality that is used as a metaphor for the process of learning. What Plato is attempting to do is illustrate the simplicity of human attitude and perception related to how society views the constructs of reality both tangible and alleged. “The Analogy of the Cave” illustrates the dark dimensions of human learning as well as the capacity of humans to separate truth from fiction... HERE YOUR HERE HERE HERE The Simpli of the Human Condition:...
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Cell Analogy
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...?Cell Introduction Cells are the functional and structural units of life which provide the basis of biology and other related sciences. Cells can be structurally divided into two groups i.e. the prokaryotes and the eukaryotes. The basic difference between these two groups is that eukaryotes contain a nuclear membrane which surrounds the nucleus and the materials embedded in it whereas in prokaryotic cells the genetic material inside the nucleus is not surrounded by a membrane. The cells present in animals and plants are eukaryotic whereas the cells in bacteria, cyanobacteria and mycoplasmas are prokaryotic. Organelles are part of cells which work together to complete the functions... Introduction Cells...
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Write a 3-page response paper with thesis and argument on Plato cave of analogy
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...Analogy of the Cave Plato attempts to illustrate the concept of education and society’s desire to gain knowledge using an analogous cave. In the parable of the cave, it is not necessarily the cave that is important, it is simply the ability of this prison to distort reality that is used as a metaphor for the process of learning. What Plato is attempting to do is illustrate the simplicity of human attitude and perception related to how society views the constructs of reality both tangible and alleged. “The Analogy of the Cave” illustrates the dark dimensions of human learning as well as the capacity of humans to separate truth from fiction... HERE YOUR HERE HERE HERE The Simpli of the Human Condition:...
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Analogy, Marginality and Action. Peter Singers Famine, Affluence, and Morality Analysis
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...Analogy The last sentence of the fifth paragraph tells us an analogy about a drowning child in a pond and a person happens to witness... of Learning: Famine, Affluence, and Morality Key Assumptions Peter Singer’s “Famine, Affluence, and Morality” is another point of view of utilitarianism as a philosophical theory or can be considered a relative of the utilitarian concept. He has numerous assumptions in his essay, which apparently discusses humanity’s duty to help starving people in countries that need help the most. Among his assumptions include our duty to prevent what is bad, and promote what is good. He elaborates this contention by explaining that if we, humans, have the capacity to help other...
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Criticizing an Argument by Analogy
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... TV is a drug. Just say, No. Imagine that foraging ants are compelled to live a life where they would sit around the whole day without doing anything at all. What if they had to do this for a whole month or even more? What if the foraging ants, which are accountable for finding food, as well as bringing food that they find back to the colony never did their work at all? Appears impractical? Not for human beings. Human beings have the capability of watching television as if they were hooked to a drug, and they cannot do without it. People addicted to television, go through depression, articulating that they feel as if a friend has been lost, and demonstrate the signs of opiate-withdrawal... TV is a...
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Reviewing the logical fallacy terms for hasty/sweeping generalization, false cause, or false analogy, can you find fault with the argument
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...Analogies We make false analogies when we use analogical comparisons to connect between an idea in question to another idea that carries desired characteristics. Often the events tend to have almost similar properties and their builds a belief that the almost similar properties almost affect the two. The use of the word terrorism to refer to an individual who attacks large populations that hold an opposing ideal with the aim of gaining retribution or influence by imposing fear into them, is a false analogy. Terror does not really need the involvement of the government as argued in this definition. What terrorism can be used to refer is a situation when someone creates terror... Review of False...
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How does Descartes use his wax analogy to conclude 'I think therefore I am'
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... Descartes In his Meditations, Rene Descartes argues that the sense or soul or the mind is more known than the body. Descartes held that human mind is ready than we as human can understand and know our body. In favor of this concept, Descartes provided a piece of wax that is seen in its liquid and solid form. In addition, in order, Descartes continued with his arguments by asserting that it was hard to depend on the senses of the body to comprehend the nature of the wax. For instance, we can depend on our mind in order to comprehend the nature of snow. This is because when heated, the snow melts into liquid form. Therefore, according to Descartes, perception is an inspection of the human... Descartes In ...
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Find some analogy in the movie The Matrix to the epistomology/ontology associated with Plato or Descartes and use those scenes
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... Number: The Matrix Morpheus said, “Have you ever had a dream Neo that you’re so sure is real? What if you’re unable to wake from that dream? How do you know the difference between the dream world and the real world?” (The Matrix, 00:31:33 to 00:31:45). Morpheus is sure referring to the Matrix as the dream world, as he is certain that the real world exists, which what makes Plato’s point to hold true that we cannot claim that we know something if we also claim that we do not believe it (Author 41). Morpheus believes that Neo is a slave as far as the Matrix exists. He said, “As long as the Matrix exists, the human race will never be free” (The Matrix, 00:45:47 to 00:45:40). He added the truth...
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Analogies Q1
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...Analogies al affiliation Analogies Analogies are arguments aimed at proving the similarity between two factors. However, the factors should have at least one significant similarity (Carlson & Heth, 2009). For instance, trains moving in the same direction. Inductive arguments on the other hand are arguments based on the highest probability. Inductive arguments are based on facts that have been witnessed and have an almost 100 percent probability of occurring as expected. An example of an inductive argument is an argument that all life on earth is dependable on air and water. This can consequently argue the assumption that for a life to be...
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Teleology
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...Analogy, propounded mainly by St. Thomas Aquinas in the thirteenth century, and much later by William Paley. Simply put, the argument from Design states that the measured intricacy of the things in the universe and the order which they seem to follow can only be justified by a pre-conceived design, and by implication an intelligent entity capable of designing it. This entity is God. By taking forward the argument through analogy, the Universe with all its movements is compared to a complicated watch with several parts skillfully put together for a particular purpose. In this case, God is akin to the watchmaker... lies in eyes of the beholder, according to Hume, human beings impose apparent...
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Literary Response to Passage from The Story of My Life by Helen Keller
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...analogy using the concept of a ship is presented here. The literary device of analogy is derives from the Greek term meaning “equality of rations, proportion” and is defined as “Reasoning or arguing from a parallel case.” (Lanham, 1991, p. 11). In factual texts, like reports and instructions, authors rarely use analogies, because they are concerned with things as they actually are, without any embellishments. In literary works, however, where different perceptions, feelings and moods... are to be conveyed alongside pure facts, analogies can be used to make the text more interesting, memorable and evocative for the reader. In this case the analogy of the ship...
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...analogy of paragraph as a fence that held... Teacher In Sherman Alexies essay "Superman and Me," what are some examples, s, and details that Alexie includes from his childhood? How do these make the essay come to life? Does the beginning of the essay engage you and make you want to read more? Why or why not? Alexie recalled from his childhood how he came to love books which led to him becoming a writer. He also used the character of superman of how he first learned to read in the opening of the essay that made it engaging to the reader because most of his readers can relate to the character. It is often difficult to make the topic of reading interesting but Alexie made it interesting by using the an...
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Analysis of Plato's Allegory of the Cave
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...Analogy of the Cave. In this work Plato is describing the nature in education and in the wants of education. In the essay Plato is trying to bring an analogy between education and nature and how education has an impact on nature and it interpretation. It is a set of conversational dialogues between Plato’s brother Glaucon and Socrates. Plato has done a remarkable job in conceptualizing the essay from a point of view of conversation. He has gone a different path while exploring the limits of human understanding on a particular subject by progressing into a narrowed path of information... 20/09 Allegory of the Cave Ancient Greek society witnessed the emergence of two of the most prominent thinkers the...
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Bush vs. Clinton: An Economic Performance
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...ANALOGY: "Analogy is both the cognitive process of transferring information from a particular subject (the analogue or source) to another particular subject (the target), and a linguistic expression corresponding to such a process. In a narrower sense, analogy is an inference or an argument from a particular to another particular, as opposed to deduction, induction, and abduction, where at least one of the premises or the conclusion is genera". (Anology) Bush vs. Clinton: An Economic Performance The Administration of Bill Clinton spend it years, while in many instances it is said that during that period, it has achieved... Bala Muhammad Makosa Academia-Research November 14, 2007 History HISTORICAL...
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Textual Analysis
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...analogy, biased sample, and confusing cause and effect, when he fails to expand his sampling and to identify other probable motivations and conditions for killing. Grossman effectively convinces the audience through pathos that it takes emotional bonding to do something as hard as killing another human being, as well as being killed. He uses different emotional examples to support his claim. For instance, he mentions Dinter who explains that the “integration of the individual in the group... 14 March The Logic and Emotions of Killing in Grossman’s “Chapter Two: Group Absolution” How hard is it to kill another human being? It tends to be harder when doing it alone, but it can be easier, when done with...
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Analogies
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...Analogies Analogies Children infected with PKU are more probable to exhibit prefrontal dysfunction. PKU is a gene disorder, which affects behavioral and cognitive development in children. The problem is managed through inhibitory control, which prevents the processing and creation of irrelevant information in the brain that could affect achievement of behavioral activities. PKU normally affects prefrontal brain regions, making them unable to execute their functions. It causes various deficits, which hinder the brain from performing various tasks such as problem-solving activities, differentiating colors, brain development. A disease that has very devastating effects on an individual is bound... ...
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Compare and Contrast Two Essays
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...analogy of an immigrant in describing the life of an outsider to New York. He describes the struggles of an immigrant as signifying human endeavor in steering one’s destiny. He notes that a new person in New York usually sees it as a magical place that has considerable opportunities. This represents the idea of social ascent as individuals rise from the lower cadre of the society to the upper levels. The writer argues that it is these people who add color to the New York City. He says that these people contribute towards poetry and others forms of arts. He uses the analogy of an immigrant boy who arrives in New York with manuscripts to signify a writer (Mosley 1... Comparison of essays White uses the...
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Columnist project 2013
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...analogy and figurative language in convincing his audience as well proper use of standout sentences. Wickham claims that Cruz has gotten more national media exposure in his short term in Capitol Hill compared to other senators who have been in the system for more than six years. He persuades his audience by pointing out at some of the Cruz’s achievements.... DRAFT Texas senators star may be rising for with conservatives, but itll also split GOP by DeWayne Wickham Wickham starts his column in a very calm and convincing tone indicating his inner conviction of his mind. He maintains his tone throughout the article. He is confident and fanciful about the fact that Senator Ted Cruz has positioned himself as...
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Figurative Language versus Literal Language
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...Analogy is another important term; this term is of significance when linguistics comes into play. Analogy refers to deriving the exact meaning of a sentence or a word; it is a cognitive process which comes into play when analogy is being talked about. Problem solving becomes easier when the analogy of an event is understood. Flame word refers to insulting someone who is arguing using an electronic... Client’s 18 July English language is difficult and there is no denying that, the figurative language is even more difficult than normal English, this paper will shed more light upon the same. Idioms are widely used by many people but only a very few people know the exact meaning of the various idioms that a...
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Revison of Parallel States
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...analogy, but could have been used to effectively clarify... Revision of Parallel s Revision of Parallel s After reading “Parallel s: Israel and Ireland”,classified as a comparison – contrast essay, one noticed that there were strengths in organization and style. For one, the thesis statement was indicated to expound on “Israel and Ireland share striking similarities” (Parallel States: Israel and Ireland, n.d., par. 1). All supporting arguments validated the thesis through the use of eight conclusive similarities. The structural development followed the point-by-point method with appropriate use of transition words to avoid the see-saw effect. The only improvement needed is presenting a balanced discourse...
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Explain and evaluate the Analogical Design Argument for God's existence
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...ANALOGICAL DESIGN ARGUMENT FOR GOD’S EXISTENCE The analogical design argument aims to describe God’s existence usingan analogy of a machine and the universe. There are several analogies that have been brought up; with Cleanthes’ and Paleys’ being the most common. According to Cleanthes, the universe can be likened to one great machine that is subdivided into infinite numbers of lesser machines. The smaller machines are further sub-divided into finer degrees of machines; to levels which the human fully understands and explains it. The various machines and their tiny parts are tuned for high levels of accuracy. The adapting of such ways is in resemblance to the creation of human setup, its... THE...
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W2 DQ
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...Analogy with US- Soviet Union: Validity 4 References 6 Onthe Kashmir Dispute Between Pakistan and India On the hypothesis that it is third parties lack of will politically that is the biggest stumbling block to diplomacy that is an effective preventative, literature exists that seem to show how US intervention has led to the deescalation of conflict and served as a kind of effective deterrent and preventative diplomatic intervention. Literature on the Twin Peaks crisis, for instance, show how, in the midst of the rising tension between Pakistan and India relating to the Kashmir dispute, America, under Bush... W2 DQ Table of Contents Onthe Kashmir Dispute Between Pakistan and India 3 Pakistan-India...
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Atomic Bombing of Japan
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...Analogy There is a famous dialogue between Socrates... ?Atomic Bombing of Japan World War II is remembered for different reasons. Hitler, Mussolini, and Atomic Bombs are the reasons, which stands out and world still remember the role these reasons had played. Atomic Bomb ended the war and started a new era. The era of Atomic Age started with Atom Bomb code name “Little Boy”. This was followed by another bomb code name “Fat Man”. Apparently soft coded names brought horror not expected even by the makers of the bomb. Atomic bombing of Japan was an event, which was triggered by Pearl Harbor. The horror and destruction caused by the dropping of a single weapon was unprecedented. On 06, August 1945, “Little...
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Figurative Language Versus Literal Language
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...analogy; (3) metaphor; (4) simile; (5) cliche; (6) amphiboly; (7) flame word; (8) hyperbole; (9) euphemism; and (10) colloquialism. The first type of figurative language, idiom, is a phrase that is made up of unrelated words that only make sense when used together. Idioms evolve over time as people get... ?Assignment 2: Figurative Language versus Literal Language Language is used as the primary process to communicate with one another. There are many different forms of language, and the meaning can change depending on the situation used or way that it is worded. Two main forms of communication are figurative language and literal language. The former refers to a representation of something that may not...
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Common logical fallacies
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...analogy, ad populum, appeal to pity, appeal to ignorance, appeal to ignorance, red herring and false dichotomy (Kirszner et al, 2012).. Literature... Common Logical Fallacies: Introduction The common logical fallacies common are the defects that weaken an argument in an essay. The logical fallacies are common in articles such as newspaper, advertisement and other sources. They can be very persuasive to readers by they are meant for the casual reader and not considered in academic papers. Using logical fallacies in argument in academic writing might make the points in the paper weak. However, an argument in the academic paper should be strong and convincing. The common logical fallacies are a weak...
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Introduction to Language and Communication - Assignment
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...Analogy When something is in its logical form, this means that X is like Y in one way or another way; and Z is like Y in a different way, thus making X like Z (Aubusson, Harrison & Ritchie, 2006). One example of an analogy is that science normally gets things wrong. In the early years of the 20th century, particle physics helped scientists discover that the atom that they thought was the smallest particle ever to exist, in reality, was not (Aubusson et al., 2006). After such a discovery, maybe science will soon come to find out that it was wrong concerning the age of the universe, evolution, the non... Introduction to Language and Communication Introduction to Language and Communication Example of an...
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Figurative Language versus Literal Language
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...analogy is when two completely unlike things are compared to make a concept more understandable... Figurative and Literal Language Literal language is used when an individual wants to make a blunt or obvious ment. When they want to color their words instead and make the recipient really consider what is being stated, the individual would rely on figurative language. However, figurative language can become a nuisance and even backfire if the individual does not know how to properly utilize these certain language devices. If they do not know how to use figurative language in the way that it was meant, it can lead to confusion on the part of the recipient. Misuse of figurative language can also make it...
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Apply Critical Thinking
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...analogy, hasty generalization, and equivocation with the view of illustrating erroneous reasoning as presented in these fallacies. 1. Non Sequitur Non Sequitur is a fallacy in which the conclusion does not hold any logic from what preceded it (Hegel, 2010). For example, the fact that most cats love milk does not automatically conclude that some cats have tails and neither... Apply Critical Thinking A fallacy refers to a reasoning error that unless ed to retrospection may on the facialview appear convincing. Logical fallacies are therefore errors in reasoning based on ill-formed conclusion (Hegel, 2010). This paper seeks to examine four examples of logical fallacies that include; non sequitur, faulty...
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...Analogy’ is comparing apples with oranges. To say that public schooling will fail in the USA because it has failed to impress in China or India is a faulty analogy. One has to also take into account the economic, social, cultural and political conditions that bear upon educational outcomes. ‘Equivocation’ is the deliberate attempt to confuse the reader by obscuring one’s position on the subject. A policy maker... fallacies in childhood education scholarship In scholarship pertaining to childhood education one could pick out all sorts of logical fallacies being applied. Some of it is oversight or poor understanding on the part of the author, while the others are deliberate constructed so as to...
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Figures of speech
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...analogies are essential figures of speech. They signify particular... Figures of speech Introduction Special techniques are paramount in the formulation of interesting and memorable speeches. Figures of speech are essential tools that contribute to an outstanding speech. These are rhetorical forms that contribute immense significance to the speech. Profound historical speakers have capitalized on figures of speech. This technique has made their speeches survive antiquity and bear immense significance to the listeners and subsequent generations. Consequently, profound speakers like Martin Luther King Jnr are key references of ideal speeches in the recent generation. Style and outstanding clarity are major ...
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Please write an essay in which you address the following question concerning Plato's The Allegory of the Cave. Plato opens by talking about the extend to which we are enlightened. What is the effect on our enlightened of the allegory he presents
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...analogy, there are three major different scenes and each of the scenes when observed from a contemporary day view portrays the human mind in relation to changes. It is important to break down the analogy to gain an in-depth understanding of the philosopher’s views and get enlightened on various issues. In the analogy, there is both the literal and the inner meaning of the information provided. The allegory discusses a situation in the first scene where there are people seated... The Allegory of the Cave The allegory of the cave is one of the oldest and well insightful parables. This is from the fact that this allegory focuses on human life and the manner through which people relate. According to the...
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Please write an essay in which you address the following question concerning Plato's The Allegory of the Cave. Plato opens by
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...analogy, there are three major different scenes and each of the scenes when observed from a contemporary day view portrays the human mind in relation to changes. It is important to break down the analogy to gain an in-depth understanding of the philosopher’s views and get enlightened on various issues. In the analogy, there is both the literal and the inner meaning of the information provided. The allegory discusses a situation in the first scene where there are people seated... The Allegory of the Cave The allegory of the cave is one of the oldest and well insightful parables. This is from the fact that this allegory focuses on human life and the manner through which people relate. According to the...
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Powell states that in contemporary literate society, science is analogous to divine myth in oral cultures, while history is analogous to legend. Comment. Be sure to explain what you mean by analogous
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...Analogous ment When two independent organs or systems shows sheer similarity in there expression andfunction, they are said to be analogous. In their various capacities, they relay consistency to an extent that one can construe they serve same purposes. Thus, in the Powell’s statement that history is analogous to legend is not mistaken. History informs us of the past regarding man’s social, economic and political life while legends explain the same about some supernatural beings that existed in what is widely said to be fictions (Arbel 45). The nexus between the two hence is the fact that both are interested in divulging about the past... ...
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Assignments for Analyzing Warrants
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...Analogy This concept brings on board the concept of time. Analogy relates and compares similar aspects or situations, given a condition or an occasion. Katherine Butler Hathaway uses the word “repeated” in her passage when she talks about her encounters with the mirror. She also uses the word “tendency” when she writes about her forgetting of things she had seen. Repeated and tendency offers a comparison at a point in time (Putman 335). Repeated in this case measures how much often she interacts... Assignments for Analyzing Warrants Katherine Butler Hathaway in her passage presents the link that may be said to exist between love and beauty. According to the passage, this point of view is based on the...
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Technology and Culture
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...analogy while the operation part consists of linear and recursive functions. It pertains... Efficient Learning Maps is a simplified and beginner level mapping technique and guide for the novice. It provides the basic methods which enables the students of secondary level to get familiarized with mapping techniques and reading through digital maps. Various other softwares and techniques are used for the purpose of map drawing. These include e speaker, e reader and e report. Mapping and map reading through online resources has become a common practice in modern times. They find large number of applications in our daily life. Ranging from our cars to homes and computers. For this reason the knowledge of...
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Analyses the textual Rhetoric of an author
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...analogy which compare things with the same characteristics and hyperbole which exaggerates events, characteristics or objects to emphasize what the author is trying to say. The use of enumeratio was very obvious in the description of King George and the people around him that the reader may wonder if Shelly has personal grudge with the king. His despicable traits are enumerated as "old, mad, blind, despised and dying" who "neither see, nor feel, nor know". Allusion was also used about its law as "Christless... ?England in 1819 Percy Bysshe Shelley poem d “England in 1819” was a scathing social commentary about the of England in 1819. In the poem,England was described as "starved and stabbed in the...
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Asian Philosophy
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...analogy, therefore, Samkara concluded that, just as the things made from clay are not modifications of clay, but clay itself, the world is no different from the Brahman, which is the totality of reality. The other argument that Samkara used to support his view on the relation of Brahman and the world is the argument based on the analogy of either. Samkara argued that, just as there is no difference between the universal ether and the either closed in a jar, there is really no difference between Brahman and the world. Thirdly, Samkara argued... Philosophy 2nd May, Asian Philosophy: Samkara Commentary on Vedanta Sutra In his commentary on Vedanta Sutra, Samkara argues that the non-difference of cause and...
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...analogy to defend his governments position and its association with the war on terror, or its association with the US. This is a false cause which adds to the undermining of his credibility (Cockcroft and Cockcroft 1992, p.94). In the next two paragraphs, Howard reverts to his use... Paragraph A (900 words In the open letter d "A sadness shared, a determination undiminished" (Howard 2002) by John Howard to Brian Deegan, Howard starts off with an emotional appeal to his audience by establishing his argument through the use of pathos. Pathos is one of the rhetoric principles which Aristotle has introduced to study rhetoric discourse. According to Cockcroft and Cockcroft (1992 p.2) pathos refers to the use...
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Jimmy Santiago Bacas So Mexicans are taking Jobs from Americans
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...analogy and irony. Baca has a mixed Indio-Mexican descent and experienced an impoverished childhood without the benefits of a loving mother and a decent education. (Baca website, 2011) He was brought up by his grandmother, and came into contact with drugs and crime, resulting in long imprisonment. He learned to read and write in prison and eventually became a successful author of poetry, novels and films. This background means that knows what he is talking about when he mentions “starving children” because he was one of those... ?Tactics of Poetic Resistance in Jimmy Santiago Baca’s “So Mexicans are taking Jobs from Americans.” The poem “So Mexicans are taking Jobs from Americans” by Jimmy Santiago Baca...
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The Response to the Article TV Watching
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...analogy and appropriate paraphrasing. The topic selection deserves due credit since it is a mainstream issue concerning everyone in the society, so reader attrition should be low when it comes to the topic. Indeed, there are some very convincing points that you have brought up with regards to this issue and I am certain that readers will find much sense in your claim. As a matter of fact, in this rapidly-evolving world where media have spread across the globe, issues that come with media’s... Hello Dr Huffman, This email is in response to the of your article, “TV Watching”. The writing is considerably persuasive; however, there are several areas where the quality can be increased through better analogy...
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Figurative Language versus Literal Language
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...analogy is when two... ? Figurative language versus literal language October 24, Figurative language versus literal language Every language comes with a plethora of ways to color a message that someone is trying to convey or else to provide a creative way to help prompt an understanding between people. This can be done whether the words are written or spoken. Unfortunately, if someone does not know how to properly use certain language devices, such as those that make up figurative speech, they risk confusing the person that they are trying to communicate with. Not only will this lead to a misunderstanding of what is being said, but can also make it hard for people to engage in productive and critical...
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Emotion and Reason
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...analogy has been one of the recurrent metaphors to describe the relationship between reason and emotion. For various eminent thinkers including Plato, Stoics and Kant, reason is ought to be the master of emotions or passions. Do you think... ? Emotion and Reason 30th, July, Question How do emotions function in Plato, Aristotle and the Stoics' conceptions ofthe good life? Which approach, in your opinion, makes the most sense? Why A model advocated by Plato on emotion affirms that happiness is the vital element in human beings. Plato values the concept of emotion but regard beings not to act out of emotions. He argues that, one should utilize reasoning and logic to channel emotions to create a constructive ...
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...analogy, metaphor, simile, cliché, amphiboly, flame word, hyperbole, euphemism, and colloquialism. All are figurative expressions that may cause confusion and even misunderstanding to the ones that aren’t familiar with them. An idiom is a group of words or phrase that means something else differently from what it says literally. Idioms can actually be considered oral literature. They are passed down from generation to generation as part of culture. Example is “kick... Figurative Language vs. Literal Language Your School Department, This paper is a partial fulfillment for the subject ________, under Professor ________. Figurative Language versus Literal Language Learning a new language can be very tricky....
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Judith Thomsons Responsibility Argument
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...analogies which are supposed to be projected on the issue of abortion and convince the people that the latter is permissible. One of such analogues deals with the imaginary people-seeds. According to the author, there is world where the latter are floating in the air freely and are able to root in one’s furniture. One is able to take special precautions not to let them happen by installing special screens that would keep this pollen away... Judith Thomson’s Responsibility Argument. Introduction If one examines the public dis one can not find an issue that has been more controversial than the issue of abortion. Unlike other problems that mostly deal with the abstract concepts, this one engages the most...
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Figurative Language versus Literal Language
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...Analogy is a comparison between two things or their features, focusing on a certain kind of likeness, when they are otherwise totally different. For example, “My daughter moves like a butterfly flies.” Here, a girl’s movement is being compared to that of a butterfly due to the beauty they exhibit. Analogy can be misunderstood when it is used in sensitive subjects, like religion or science. Metaphor is a figure of speech which makes an “implied comparison” (Nordquist, 2012, par. 1) of two concepts; or, which explains one thing in terms of an unreal situation. For example, “I feel the breeze of love in your presence.” The metaphor is breeze of love, which is nothing in real. Again... Figurative Language...
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Urban metabolism in Hong Kong
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...Analogy of various aspects of urban metabolism highlighted varied number of aspect that can be adopted to ensure efficient urban metabolism in the overall context of Hong Kong. Based on an appropriate analysis, the analogy has proved to be quite similar in relation to a natural entity. The analogy between Hong Kong and any other natural entity can lead to valid results as all the analysis were undertaken based upon the importance of the aspect of urban metabolism. The analogy seemed to work well in relation to the overall context of the concerned city... ?Urban Metabolism in Hong Kong TASK Urban metabolism is determined as a model which facilitates to quantify and analyze the overall fluxes relatedto...
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