Atlas Shrugged
5 pages (1250 words)
Only on StudentShare
The paper "Atlas Shrugged" tells about the character Lillian Rearden. The irony of the character and what seals the deal of her as the worst character ever is the fact that he starts having an affair with James Taggart who satisfies her sexual needs which her husband fails to do.… There are several characters that can be considered as bad in the novel but the…
Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
5 pages (1250 words)
Only on StudentShare
Spontaneity and creative endeavor are two essential human virtues that help a human being to enjoy a spiritually prosperous and emotionally fulfilled life. A comparison of the early and contemporary time would reveal that gradual progress of the human civilization has always not… Humankind’s escape from the state of spiritual and eternal bliss to the mad quest…
This is John Galt Speaking
3 pages (750 words) , Download 0
Free
Name Subject Date The analysis of “This is John Galt Speaking” by Ayn Rand Introduction Discussing the novel “Atlas Shrugged” by Ayn Rand, many readers would say that all the author’s main thoughts and beliefs are gathered in the Chapter 7 “This is John Galt Speaking”.… It is not right to consider the novel as contrasting the “good” socialism and “bad”…
Hank Reardens Philosophy
5 pages (1250 words)
Only on StudentShare
Hank Rearden does not apply the same philosophy to his personal life that he applies to his business. In what way does this contradiction harm him psychologically and practically What is the central error that he makes How does correcting his error improve his life … Raynd's works often move around the subject of moral and economic philosophy based on…
Philosophy of Mass Communication
8 pages (2000 words)
Only on StudentShare
Mass Communication is believed to be a task of delivering information, ideas and attitudes to a sizable and diversified audience via use of media developed for that purpose which seems much difficult than to communicate through face to face.… Mass Communication is believed to be a task of delivering information, ideas and attitudes to a sizable and…
Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Philosopher Biography Project Paper and Persuasive Presentation
3 pages (750 words)
Only on StudentShare
Ayn Rand – Philosopher of the Twentieth Century Course Instructor Ayn Rand was a controversial philosopher born in Russia on 2 February 1905. At the tender age of six, she already became literate, with the capability of reading and writing, something she learnt on her own.… Rand supported the Kerensky revolution but denounced the Bolshevik revolution. Because…
Ubermensch, the Superman, and who he really is
4 pages (1000 words)
Only on StudentShare
When someone in this country talks about Superman, they think of the guy in the blue tights and red cape. There are also many other heroic figures in our mythology that embody what we think of when we consider the… he demonstrates in his work Thus Spake Zarathustra, Nietzsche’s idea of superman held that he was a man of ordinary means and stature with an…
Book Report About Capitalism/Entrepreneurship
4 pages (1000 words)
Only on StudentShare
Atlas Shrugged, a novel written by Ayn Rand and published in 1957 in the US, is a criticism of the power exercised by the state as against the free will of the people. As the title of the novel indicates, the story of Atlas has been used as a metaphor in this novel.… The story of the novel happens in the US in a time in future when the nation has turned…
Philosopher Report: Ayn Rand
5 pages (1250 words)
Only on StudentShare
Name: Institution: Course: Tutor: Date: Philosopher Report: Ayn Rand Introduction The body of knowledge is very complex encompassing of views and perceptions from individuals drawn from diverse backgrounds. They contribute objectively to a wide range of disciplines, providing useful insights that enable current and succeeding generations to understand the respective disciplines.…
Utopia and Lies in Plato's Republic
6 pages (1500 words)
Only on StudentShare
This short paper will attempt to answer the question why Plato’s best city is based on lies. It will investigate the concept of the ‘noble lie’ and the censorship in the education of the guardians of the city – one of the three groups, in which Plato divides his imagined society. … In books III-IV Plato gradually conveys the idea of the perfect city, which is…
Literary theory (Althusser) Answering discussion questions
2 pages (500 words)
Only on StudentShare
Louis Althusser is one of the most influential Marxist thinkers of the 20th century, whose work is applicable or useful in a variety of fields from philosophy to literary analysis. His reading of Marx can be seen as bordering on the mystical in its teasing out of “latent” philosophical structures and his concept of Marx’s work as representing a complete theoretical and epistemological break from all previous conceptions of the world.…
How is the Future portrayed in the novels, WE by Zamyatin and 1984 by Orwell And What do the authors warn us against
10 pages (2500 words)
Only on StudentShare
There is a loss of sexual freedom and there is a loss of thought freedom. In both of these novels, the government is central and wants to control the… well and Zamyatin didnt actually believe was going to happen, but they both feared that the societies of the world would be going down those roads, so they wrote their dystopian novels about this. There are a…
The Power of Choice
9 pages (2250 words)
Only on StudentShare
The most intriguing, dynamic and complex facet of the human physiology is the human brain. The brain is responsible for the cognitive processes that man undertakes, as well as the inventions that man has made for the advancement of his civilization. Recent psychology has taken quantum leaps in uncovering more about how the brain works.… As a result, modern…
Superman - an American cultural icon
5 pages (1250 words)
Only on StudentShare
In ancient Greece, the concept of the hero was defined in terms of men like Perseus or Hercules, men who were part god and were willing to sacrifice everything in order to bring about a more perfect state for his fellow… in the blue tights and red cape who flew around rescuing anyone in need of help and constantly struggling against a slew of supervillians of…
Theory of Knowledge essay: A model is a simplified representation of some aspect of the world. In what ways may models help or hinder the search for knowledge
6 pages (1500 words)
Only on StudentShare
To set the premises for our discussion we begin with the operational definition of “model” and “knowledge.” Knowledge is commonly taken to be synonymous with skills and… Immediately, from the descriptions we run into a quandary. First, knowledge is the body of truths at a point in time, but not absolute truth because those things which we concede as knowledge…
People understand and sublimate lives value and happiness in work
6 pages (1500 words)
Only on StudentShare
A human being is not just a composition of physical and biological realities but also of needs, wants, and desires for the perfection of dreams. A house to live, personal belongings to use, clothes to wear, amenities to communicate, technologies to interact,… Indeed, hard work. People can only have access to quality and decent life when he has a work that is…
People understand and sublimate lives' value and happiness in work
6 pages (1500 words)
Only on StudentShare
Professor Topic Human beings find their value in work especially at an epoch of economic want and when innately challenged to translate dreams and plans to reality. There he is. A human being is not just a composition of physical and biological realities but also of needs, wants, and desires for the perfection of dreams.… However, these fundamental needs…
Book review of How to Win Friends & Influence People
6 pages (1500 words)
Only on StudentShare
Name Instructor Course Date How to Win Friends and Influence People Introduction Creation of relationships in an organization is essential and requires individuals with distinguished character traits. Individuals need to be keen on their choice of friends in either the work place or any other area.… The principal concern of this essay is on winning friends and…
The Cause of the Doom of the Phoenix-Durango
6 pages (1500 words)
Only on StudentShare
The fact that the majority is invariably wrong on any point distinguished by the slightest element of doubt or controversy, or on any issue which demands the power of serious discrimination, should not really surprise the discerning. Anyone who takes for granted the premise that on such points the majority is always right must realize that s/he has entered the garden path of destruction-of self and others.…
Philosophical and Ethical Concepts
11 pages (2750 words)
Only on StudentShare
According to recent statistics that were taken by the National Nonprofit Ethics Survey, there has been misconduct from the non-profit employees on the… Over 70 percent of the Americans believe that the organizations have been stated to be very wasteful on the charitable funds that they get. Only 10 percent of the Americans are convinced that the charity…
Research Paper for the Utopian literature through the time of World War II
8 pages (2000 words)
Only on StudentShare
Utopia, by the very sense of the word, is the fantasy of a non-existent society and it could not have crept into literature as far it did without the help of its pivotal device called ‘science fiction’, which, in the words of Darko Suvin, is characterized by ‘cognitive estrangement’ (Claeys 135).… G. Wells’s The Time Machine. Often, the pessimism manifested…
Personhood, Rationality and Morality
8 pages (2000 words)
Only on StudentShare
Professor Topic: The Sorites paradox suggests that certain terms, like ‘heap’, ‘bald’, ‘tall’, etc. are vague, that there are instances where we cannot say with certainty whether or not the term applies. Parfit argues that similar considerations (the spectrum cases) show that ‘personal identity’ is likewise vague.… Before substantial critique could be raised…
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
4 pages (1000 words)
Only on StudentShare
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner is regarded as one of the most unique works produced by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Written in 1797, the poem was first published a year later. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner is an explicit embodiment of Romanticism.… The Rime of the Ancient Mariner is regarded as one of the most unique works produced by Samuel Taylor Coleridge.…
Neo-Liberalism. How is it Related to Free Market Fundamentalism
10 pages (2500 words)
Only on StudentShare
Neo- Liberalism is a young economic and social theory (when compare with others) that promotes the idea of greater capitalism, with more government deregulation and privatization, free trade and shift to leaving the decision power with the market.… The Roots of Neo- Liberalism The popular ideology has its roots from the Father of Economics, Adam Smith, who…
Technology ,Rights, Value and Free society
9 pages (2250 words)
Only on StudentShare
Individual Rights and the Common Good: A Conflicting or Harmonious Relationship? Name of of Professor Introduction The issue of the alleged incompatibility between individual rights and the greater good or the good of the larger society has been one of the most seriously and repeatedly debated in contemporary life; the very issue contrarily interpreted by Ayn Rand and Emmanuel Mesthene.…
1 - 25 results of 500 items