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Business - Ethics

China Philo Pragmatism and Philosophy

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Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Almost all of the advice or moral guidance given here, such as "In serving his superior the man of honor makes every effort to be faithful when he is…

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Film

Education and Pragmatism a Method for Schools

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Length: 3 Pages
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education is that it should be rooted in reason, and in this sense it is based in the philosophical principle of modernism identified by Knight, namely that human reason…

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Business

Pragmatism Entrepreneurship Is One of

Words: 630
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Discussion Chapter

The business plan is therefore dependent upon these abilities and constraints. The abilities and constraints that the environment provides are furthermore tempered by the inherent abilities of the business…

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Essay

Black Studies - Philosophy

Pragmatism and Analytic Philosophy Uniquely American Movements

Words: 573
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

pragmatism and analytic philosophy uniquely American movements? What elements of American culture (way of life) connect to why those two movements evolved in the U.S. What ideas make them…

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Reaction Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Pragmatism in Its Most Basic

Words: 768
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Reaction Paper

In Medieval times Christianity took over as the dominant form of ethics and through feudalism, divine law organized social and political hierarchy. As religiosity was replaced by humanism, and…

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Reaction Paper

Government

Pragmatism and Democratic Policy The

Words: 492
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Reaction Paper

The participation of the citizens to the political life of the country is limited to the election of their representatives. Here some might wonder according to which criteria these…

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Essay

Black Studies - Philosophy

American Pragmatism in the 20th

Words: 1778
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Neo-liberal policy theories are best understood when delineating Williamson's (1990) "Washington's Consensus" that first introduced and pioneered the concept. Williamson sought to transfer control of the economy from the…

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Economics - International Trade

Technological Pragmatism -- Conflict Hypotheses

Words: 349
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Essay

High school and college students use digital media extensively. Their typical digital media habits and practices are dangerous. They often publish personal information that can be used for exploitation.…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Dreaming Argument and Pragmatism

Words: 684
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Dreaming argument & Pragmatism Dreaming The Blumenfelds' argument in regards to dreaming is essentially that since we have dreams that resemble real life experiences, we cannot be certain that…

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Film

Existentialism and Pragmatism in the Class

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TESOL Philosophies How I might implement the traditional philosophies in my teaching would be in this manner: idealism would be used to teach students that they should strive for…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Ethics 1 The Peculiar Ethics of Public Leadership

Words: 1356
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Peculiar Ethics of Public Leadership: Pragmatism as a Framework for Action in Public Service The objective of this study is to examine pragmatism as a framework for action in…

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Research Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

John Rawls Is Presented as a Justice Theorist

Words: 876
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Research Paper

John Rawls' theory…. In his book A Theory of Justice John Rawls offers readers a "Kantian Interpretation" of his "original position," according to an essay in the Stanford Encyclopedia…

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Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Philosophies of Education

Words: 695
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Educational Philosophies Pragmatism Pragmatism emerged from the writings of John Dewey who believed that experimentation was the best approach for educating young minds. For example, pragmatists feel that field…

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Research Paper

Business - Ethics

Ethics Has Always Been a

Words: 1052
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Research Paper

On the contrary, for Kant, to live a moral life is to live a life that is lived almost completely because of obligation (Moran, Rein & Goodin 2008, p…

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Thesis

Teaching

Post-Tenure Review the Four Worldviews

Words: 959
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Thesis

192). his begs for an empirical objective analysis of performance. Constructivism In a constructivist approach, which was essentially that used by O'Meara (2004), the more open-ended and subject-driven the…

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Teaching

Students Spend the Other Half of Our

Words: 462
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Term Paper

students spend the other half of our time in our class doing hands-on laboratory and project work that is interesting and relevant to our lives (essentially pragmatic ideals). easoning…

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Essay

Ethics and Morality

ethics and moral guidelines criminal justice

Words: 1933
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

.....personal ethics derive from a combination of established codifications of moral conduct, such as those embedded in political documents or in religious scripture, but also from my personality, my…

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Research Paper

Teaching

E-Learning vs Traditional Learning E-Learning

Words: 944
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Putting someone in a classroom is only half of the feat; getting the person to want to learn and be open to knowledge and learning is another thing. An…

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Essay

Teaching

Teaching a 2002 Study of

Words: 580
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

141). Even the most idealistic young teacher will quickly realize that while the dog did not eat the student's homework, something stopped the student from completing the assignment. eality…

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Teaching

Future of Education Can Schools

Words: 777
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Certainly, there are implications of idealism, realism, pragmatism, and even existentialism in teaching models; but when it comes to what works in the classroom, one can use a model…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Language and What it Does

Words: 926
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Condors eat dead squirrels but the colossal birds also consume the poisons intended only for those squirrels. The Condors talk to each other, fearing extinction, introducing naturalism. In 1985…

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Education - Computers

Watson the Philosophy of Watson

Words: 1180
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

This is only using the mind as a metaphor for intelligence, however, which would again be a problem for James and would also be a problem from an ontological…

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Native Americans

Shaping of the Colonies in 1763 There

Words: 1107
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Shaping of the Colonies in 1763 There have been few eras in human history possessed with more of the expectant optimism, and the grim pragmatism, than the century following…

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Term Paper

Military

Bonus Army Invades Washington

Words: 904
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Bonus Army Invades Washington With his stirring yet scholarly account of one of America's defining internal conflicts, the Bonus Army's contentious 1932 march on Washington, historian Edward Robb Ellis…

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Term Paper

Government

Political Science History

Words: 6252
Length: 23 Pages
Type: Term Paper

conservative intellectual movement, but also the role of William uckley and William Rusher in the blossoming of the youth conservative movement Talk about structure of paper, who not strictly…

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Journal

Education - Mathematics

Philosophical Groundings in Research

Words: 577
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Journal

theory-building, applied research is conducted to solve a problem. Action research is conducted to solve an immediate problem experienced by a practitioner; the problems that are addressed through action…

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Thesis

Business - Advertising

Mgsm Certificate Programs the Marshall

Words: 3434
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Thesis

They are instead marketed as extensions to existing graduate courses of study. Defining an e-Marketing Plan for MGSM From the competitive analysis, MGSM has significant competition regionally and nationally…

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Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Rhetoric in Modern Day Proceedings the Topic

Words: 3269
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

rhetoric in modern day proceedings, the topic will reflect the modern day influence that rhetoric has on governmental processes from decision making to laws that are passed in Congress.…

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Research Paper

Teaching

Educational Philosophies Richard D Mosier

Words: 1516
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Synthesize traditional and progressive education for today's students. Education digest. Vol. 68, Issue 7, 4-8. etrieved January 17, 2011, from: http://web.ebscohost.com/ehost/detail?hid=12&sid=90682ec6-64e1-4958-adc2-32dc1555fcc4%40sessionmgr13&vid=4&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWhvc3QtbGl2ZQ%3d%3d#db=aph&an=9317873 Cohen, L.M. & Gelbrich, J. (1999). Philosophical perspectives…

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Essay

Teaching

Teaching Philosophy as an ESL

Words: 962
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

I view education holistically. Students are developing their character and their values in addition to facts and figures. Language learning is a critical component of character development because language…

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Term Paper

Government

Moral Legal Political and Practical

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Length: 22 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The line of legitimacy, separating socially approvable use of force from violence, cannot be effectively drawn without an agreement on what constitutes the optimum amount of force necessary to…

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Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Educational Theory and Philosophy in

Words: 5040
Length: 16 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Nearing the end of the 1960s, the analytic or language philosophy became the central focus point which led to the isolation of the classroom setting and the problems that…

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Essay

Astronomy

The Role of Art in the Development of Children

Words: 4304
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Essay

Psychology and Teaching- The Importance of Art How Childhood Events develop a lifetime in Art One of the crucial times in an individual's life is early childhood. Early childhood…

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Health - Nursing

Evaluation of a Health Policy

Words: 1898
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Health policy is a term that is commonly used to refer to plans, decisions, and initiatives that are carried out to accomplish specific goals relating to delivery of health…

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Essay

Teaching

Education Canada Option B Progressive

Words: 3483
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Essay

" (Montessori, 9) There is a counter-intuitive disconnect between the priorities of the educational system and the real-life demands of individuals attempting to function ably therein. Here, Montessori speaks…

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Thesis

Business - Advertising

Marketing Defining Marketing the Traditional

Words: 1241
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Thesis

In fulfilling these initiatives the delivering of exceptional value and knowledge to prospects and customers to attain the role of trusted advisor and earn lifetime customer loyalty is the…

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Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Daoism Way Daoism as 'The

Words: 1879
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Religious Daoism has reconciled itself with philosophical Daoism by claiming its purpose as "cultivating this special epistemic ability, obediently following teachers and traditions. The philosophical strain's emphasis on natural…

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Business - Law

Living Constitutionalism

Words: 3355
Length: 11 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Living Constitutionalism As the leader of the free world, the United States remains in the limelight as the rest of the world keeps a keen eye on how they…

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Teaching

Verification of Interpretation -- Trustworthiness Credibility Transferability

Words: 5584
Length: 20 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Verification of Interpretation -- Trustworthiness Credibility Transferability Dependability and Confirmability Advanced Qualitative esearch Methods The role of research methods knowledge and its benefits for social research is an area…

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Term Paper

History - Asian

Chinese-American Relations What the Future Holds

Words: 3451
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Sino-U.S. elations in the Post-Cold War Era Today, China and the United States are inextricably linked in the modern world and some observers maintain that any disagreements that emerge…

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Essay

Anthropology

Hofstede's National Culture Model the Term Organizational

Words: 903
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Hofstede's National Culture Model The term organizational culture did not emerge in the literature until the late 1970s and represents a relatively new addition that has gained a lot…

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Essay

Philosophy

Reaction Paper to Popper and Free Society

Words: 645
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

reason than his critique of Plato, Popper provides much food for thought about political philosophy, and especially the political philosophies underlying American society and government. So much modern critical…

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Reaction Paper

Criminal Justice

Martin S & Colt S

Words: 563
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Reaction Paper

Though the information can be used for policy advocacy, allowing social workers to lend their voices to those clamoring for greater attention to education and early prevention programs, the…

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Thesis

Black Studies - Philosophy

Abortion Philosophy the Utilitarian Debate

Words: 748
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Thesis

Such prohibition, Bentham contended, would be a contradiction to the preservation of individual rights. He even goes so far as to signal the necessity for a change in approach…

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Research Proposal

Business - Law

Code Enforcement in the State

Words: 2000
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

The Bureau appears to have backed down under public pressure, adverse criticism compelling the Bureau to realize that its stance was indefensible. Clearly, the Orlando Code Enforcement Bureau could…

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Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Ethical Behavior According to Mill

Words: 2008
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Here, Aristotle recognizes the variances which appear to define our establishment of the means to pursuing happiness, musing that "the characteristics that are looked for in happiness seem also,…

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Teaching

Arden William 2005 Truth Freedom

Words: 379
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Term Paper

In America, the great pragmatists John Dewey and William James are blamed for the American university's current fallen 'state,' a state of freedom from shared morality. However, Arden provides…

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Business - Management

Enemy of Great Jim Collins

Words: 1450
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Using catchy phrases like "rigorous, not ruthless," Collins repeatedly emphasizes the importance of the "right people." Being rigorous and attracting the right people means hiring self-motivated and creative individuals…

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Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

Bread Sara Miles Take This

Words: 896
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Many may call this pragmatism, and by following in the path of Christ, even unknowingly, is to embrace pragmatism is one's life. Sara Miles spent her time among the…

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Essay

Black Studies - Philosophy

Dombrowsky Disaster as a Trigger Joseph Scanlon

Words: 4055
Length: 14 Pages
Type: Essay

Dombrowsky "Disaster" as a Trigger Joseph Scanlon, Director of the Emergency Communications esearch Unit at Carleton University, states that the term "disaster" has undergone a transformation in the wake…

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Term Paper

Psychology

American Functionalism Over the Last

Words: 616
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The combination of these factors established a basic foundation for looking at the entire impact of specific ideas and events on the individual's cognitive system. (James, 2005, pp. 45…

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Research Paper

Teaching

19th and 20th Centuries Americans

Words: 3665
Length: 13 Pages
Type: Research Paper

In this regard, Frye notes that, "The social changes appeared most profoundly to the majority of citizens not in the statistics of gross national product or the growth of…

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Teaching

Educational Theory Dewey vs Eliot the Contrast

Words: 668
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Educational Theory: Dewey vs. Eliot The contrast between the contemporary educational theories of John Dewey and Charles . Elliot cannot be subsumed under the dichotomies of 'right and wrong'…

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Term Paper

Children

African-American Males Developmental Pathways Model

Words: 981
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Self-esteem and self-efficacy are issues that are of primary importance. These are affected by a number of environmental factors, including immediate family, but also the environment in which a…

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Term Paper

Literature - African

U S Foreign Policy in Southern

Words: 2383
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

" Regan was able to discourage Congress' previous prohibitions for aid to UNITA and instead launched into the covert plan to leverage American weight on the side fighting the…

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Essay

Drama - World

Guevara Perceptions of Che Guevera Perceptions of

Words: 4154
Length: 13 Pages
Type: Essay

Guevara Perceptions of Che Guevera PERCEPTIONS OF CHE GUEVARA Che Guevara was born as Ernesto Guevara de la Serna in 1928 to a middle-class family (Castaneda 1998, 3). He…

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Essay

Business - Law

Soon U S Invasion Afghanistan 2001 Bush Administration

Words: 540
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Soon U.S. invasion Afghanistan 2001, Bush administration developed a plan holding interrogating prisoners Niday, I.A. (2008). "The War against Terror as War against the Constitution." Canadian Review of American…

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Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Phaedrus Provides a Description of

Words: 1668
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

This implies that a lot about us is built via our symbol systems. Burke's asserts that a correlation exists between the nonverbal and the oral. Burke believes that non-verbal…

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Teaching

Education and the Teacher-Learner Relationship From a

Words: 2523
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

education and the teacher-learner relationship from a Christian-informed philosophical perspective. It begins with an explanation of the author's personal worldview, and then explores the various philosophical schools of education.…

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Term Paper

American History

Second Reconstructions One of the Most Dramatic

Words: 6309
Length: 14 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Second Reconstructions One of the most dramatic consequences of the Civil ar and Reconstruction was that the South was effectively driven from national power for roughly six decades. Southerners…

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