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Psychology

William James Saw the Human Psyche as

Words: 2034
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

William James saw the human psyche as being awesomely complex. To start off with, he divided it into two selves: The phenomenal self (the experienced self, the 'me' self,…

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10 Pages
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Psychology

William James Psychology

Words: 3544
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

illiam James was a prominent psychologist and philosopher in the early 20th century. Presently, James' work is outdated, but only in the sense that Galileo's or Darwin's work is…

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Mythology - Religion

William James Clifford and Belief William James'

Words: 1530
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

illiam James, Clifford, And Belief illiam James' "The ill to Believe" was written in response to an essay on religious belief by illiam Kingdon Clifford. It is worth noting…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

William James Offers Us a Philosophy Called

Words: 663
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

William James offers us a philosophy called Pragmatism which seems designed to steer between previous philosophical positions on what constitutes the truth. For James, a thing is true insofar…

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Essay

Mythology - Religion

William James' Idea of Man's Religious Experience

Words: 1341
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

William James' idea of man's religious experience is that man feels God or a spiritual presence in him and that this intuition alone - real as it feels --…

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Essay

Mythology - Religion

William James Complete Religious Experience Is Far

Words: 1070
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

William James, complete religious experience is far more than simply a theoretical, or abstract living-in -- the moment feeling. For him, religion has to be lived and experienced in…

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Literature

William James' Understanding of the Sick Soul

Words: 535
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

William James' Understanding of the Sick Soul; from the book The Varieties of Religious Experience. The writer of this paper takes the reader to explore the book and then…

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8 Pages
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Mythology - Religion

David Hume Williams James William James

Words: 2661
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

James believed that belief in God could be contemplated in terms of "live and dead hypotheses" (James 2010). He argues that when one is trying to find an argument…

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3 Pages
Essay

Black Studies - Philosophy

Freewill and Determinism Plato Sartre Socrates Stace Richard Taylor William James John Hospers

Words: 1195
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Free ill and Determinism hat is free will, according to philosophic interpretations? hat is determinism -- and how is it different from free will? hat do philosophers say about…

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Race

William Jame's Pragmatic Method Is

Words: 838
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The elevation of traditionally oppressed minorities also alleviates some of the historical burden placed on American society for their past abuse, in some ways this provides a sort of…

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Education

Lecture XX by William James

Words: 971
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

William James finds that religious experience is useful on the whole, even amongst the most vital mankind's biological operations, but he also says that this does not make it…

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17 Pages
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Government

James Otis and Writs of

Words: 5992
Length: 17 Pages
Type: Term Paper

In addition, a brief look at his family history is required, because the political fortunes of James Otis' father directly influenced the trajectory of his own career. James Otis…

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12 Pages
Research Paper

Mythology - Religion

William Carey and the Grand Commitment

Words: 3216
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Research Paper

William Carey -- Father of Modern Missions William Carey Britain Moravians India Modern Missions William Carey, a Baptist preacher, is considered to be the Father of Modern Mission. Carey…

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6 Pages
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Literature

James Fenimore Cooper the Life

Words: 1897
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

According to Mctiernan (1997), "James Fenimore Cooper's the Spy is interesting precisely because no genre had yet hardened around spying when he wrote it. Cooper relies instead on the…

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Mythology - Religion

William Penn as Its Name

Words: 2272
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

In 1682, the Quakers purchased East New Jersey. Penn then sought to extend the Quaker region. The King granted Penn a land charter, the area that is currently known…

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3 Pages
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Business - Law

William Pitt Ballinger by John Moretta Well

Words: 991
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

William Pitt allinger, by John Moretta well researched and enticingly written biography by John Moretta, brings the life of William Pitt allinger, into remembrance as one of the most…

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6 Pages
Essay

Literature

James Fenimore Cooper the Last

Words: 1887
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Fenimore is responsible for having provided the public with an adventurous history of the old American landscape. In spite of the fact that James Fenimore Cooper has been born…

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12 Pages
Term Paper

Military

William J Donovan and the

Words: 4625
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Y. National Guard, which had been conducting a vigorous recruiting campaign (Troy 24). According to this author, "The Sixty-ninth was drafted into the Regular Army and was proud to…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

American History

James Monroe Early Years Born

Words: 1172
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

As a Secretary of State was the next path to Monroe's political career with whom President Madison appointed him in 1811. Monroe tried to prevent the war with Great…

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Term Paper

Drama - World

James Longstreet

Words: 2039
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

James Longstreet, January 9, 1821 -- January 2, 1904, was one of the foremost generals of the American Civil ar, who later enjoyed a successful post-war career working as…

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Term Paper

Native Americans

James Cooper's the Last of

Words: 1177
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Hawkeye again reminds us that "there is no cross" in his veins, that he is a pureblooded white man. The book does not segregate itself to the discussion of…

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Essay

War

William Wallace Insurgency Analysis

Words: 1940
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

illiam allace's Insurgency Factors Driving illiam allace's Insurgency illiam allace was born somewhere around 1272-1276. His childhood years were peacefully spent, without a doubt, in a large house rather…

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3 Pages
Thesis

Business - Ethics

Beyond Evidence Reading One William

Words: 897
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Thesis

Clifford supports his thesis by telling two stories. In the first, he discusses a man who has doubts that his ships is sea worthy, but assumes that it will…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Henry James' Historical Character Is

Words: 2578
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The conversation in the Irish castle about the war lends to a greater understanding of the quiet life he lead around his friends; they, too, were in the dark…

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7 Pages
Essay

Black Studies - Philosophy

Philosophical Argument by Clifford and James

Words: 1791
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Essay

Ethics of Belief Knowledge, Truth and Belief -- Cphl 550 For a long time, issues of faith and ethics have raised many concerns. In this study, I have used…

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1 Pages
Term Paper

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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10 Pages
Research Paper

Drama - World

William Sherman's Role in the

Words: 4068
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Research Paper

However, despite the personal successes, he felt personally responsible for the loss and would use the events from ull Run to questions his effectiveness as a military officer. Next,…

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2 Pages
Essay

Literature

Zinsser William Writing About Your

Words: 580
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Source C Roberts, Rev. Dr. Mark D. "Oprah, James Frey, and the Question of Truth" markdroberts.com. 30 January 2006. Tone: Moralistic Claim: James Frey's book is fraudulent and should…

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5 Pages
Research Paper

American History

Presidential Character by James Barber

Words: 1550
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

He seems to draw easy causal connections between policy and personality that deny the exterior circumstances of history. For example, he suggests that Hoover's rigid personality made him unable…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Art  (general)

Kerry James Marshall Who Is

Words: 1479
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

" Marshall told the interviewer that he enjoys having dialogue about art, and style, and the whole dynamic of creating; but he wants his work to be so "undeniably…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

David Crockett William Otter James Cook P T Barnum

Words: 1111
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Otter -- Crockett -- cook s William Otter's a History of My Own Time a rags-to-riches success story? To what extent does it conform to the themes associated with…

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4 Pages
Book Report

Government

Mollie's Job William Adler's Mollie's

Words: 1181
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Book Report

Adler reveals that poverty is systemic: a sign of a corrupt system. Mollie James' and Balbina Duque's only chance of extricating themselves from poverty is to inject more political…

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Research Proposal

Art  (general)

Influential Illustrators From 1950-1960 James

Words: 612
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

Tracy A. Sugarman (1921- ) Tracy A. Sugarman is a famous American illustrator who has had a long and provocative career in the arts. He boasts a career spanning…

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4 Pages
Essay

Black Studies

Slavery Art Robert Calvin Martha and William

Words: 1196
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Slavery Art Robert, Calvin, Martha, and illiam Scott and Mila ended up in the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco because its owner, Rev. illiam Anderson Scott, was the…

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2 Pages
Essay

Literature

Scarlet Ibis by James Hurst Is a

Words: 742
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Scarlet Ibis, by James Hurst is a short story that focuses on the theme of disappointment, guilt and love, primarily in the story's narrator who tries in vain to…

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7 Pages
Term Paper

American History

Nature of Leonard Williams Levy's Origins of

Words: 2136
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

nature of Leonard illiams Levy's Origins of the Bill of Rights is not as simple as it seems, and this is in fact a measure of the strength of…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Joyce Within James Joyce's Portrait

Words: 3261
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Mulligan keenly notices features of Stephen's obsession when he mockingly calls him "O, shade of Kinch the elder! Japhet in search of father!" Partially, his argument for Shakespeare's autobiographical…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Leadership

Holstein William J At Southwest

Words: 615
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

eaders must exist on every level for an organization to thrive, says Parker. "Frontline leadership, which is in many ways the most important level of leadership, is the area…

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5 Pages
Essay

Psychology

Philosophy of Mind Emotions Philosophy

Words: 1594
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Using the death of her mother on emotional response she argues that in case it had been discovered in the whole episode that her blood pressure seemed to be…

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Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

Compare and Contrast a Religious Group's Statement

Words: 2777
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Term Paper

eligious Group's Statement William James' passage at the top of Gordon D. Kaufman's essay, "eligious Diversity and eligious Truth" is both profound and poignant (187). Kaufman quotes James as…

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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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3 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

Christianity and the Views of Sigmund Freud

Words: 1087
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Christianity and the views of Sigmund Freud and William James This paper discusses the concept of a Creator in Christianity and also focuses on the views held by Sigmund…

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4 Pages
Essay

Psychology

Paul -- I Made Sure

Words: 1160
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

However, contemporary literature on the subject seems to establish the priciples of comparivie psychology as ones that focus on both proximate and ultimate causation (Dewsbury, 1984). The power, though,…

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9 Pages
Essay

Physics

Truth One Cannot Simply Define

Words: 3618
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Essay

Two belief systems, then -- true believe, and justified true belief (Hauser, 1992). Humans, however, according to Pierce, turn justified true beliefs into true beliefs by converting them into…

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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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4 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

Ortega Y Gasset the Spanish

Words: 1737
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

However, he reconciles these opposite views in what he designs as the new religion for man: hile he knew that a collapse and ricorso of Vico's type into a…

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3 Pages
Essay

Mythology - Religion

Except a Man Be Born Again He

Words: 1138
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

except a man be born again, he cannot see' namely he can neither understand the nature nor share the blessedness- of the kingdom of God" can best be understood…

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4 Pages
Essay

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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2 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

Psychology of Religion

Words: 540
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

problem of evil and suffering has been an issue since the beginning of time. Carl Jung has written passionately and eloquently about the possibility and impossibility of transcending this…

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9 Pages
Essay

Black Studies - Philosophy

Philosophy of Truth One of

Words: 2626
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Essay

Knowledge and truth were considered absolute and immutable by these two, though for very different reasons, which is the complete antithesis to the empirical theories of Popper, Peirce, Kuhn,…

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10 Pages
Research Paper

Mythology - Religion

Strict Christian Upbringing on the

Words: 3186
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Research Paper

In such situations, it becomes a necessity to have all the fields of learning and engagement to be within the identified fields for the youth. The society is a…

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15 Pages
Research Paper

Mythology - Religion

Glossolalia or Speaking in Tongues

Words: 4590
Length: 15 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Therefore, we may conclude that the speaker has some cognitive function from the structure of the speech, even if it is based on a very basic set of language…

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Annotated Bibliography

Health - Nursing

Function of Theory in Nursing

Words: 2840
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Annotated Bibliography

According to Newman, nurses practicing within this theory find their own lives are enhanced and transformed (Neill, 2002). Her beliefs and consciousness-centered approach were born from her early nursing…

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4 Pages
Essay

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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10 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

Strategic Security in the Middle

Words: 3247
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Of the six conflicts (within the fifty mentioned) that resulted in 200,000 or more deaths, three were between Muslims and non-Muslims, two were between Muslim cultures, and just one…

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Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Pragmatic Theory of Truth in

Words: 1158
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Jesse Jackson and Rev. Al Sharpton to Duke to denounce the acts of the lacrosse players; and three, according to the pragmatic theory of truth, with is certainly in…

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Research Paper

Literature

Gertude Stein Gertrude Stein it Is Difficult

Words: 1862
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Gertude Stein. Gertrude Stein It is difficult to think of 1920's Paris without recalling Gertrude Stein. A friend to some of the most prominent artists and writers of the…

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Book Report

Literature

Covey 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Words: 2096
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Book Report

Covey, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Stephen R. Covey was born in 1932 in Salt Lake City, Utah; he has his undergraduate degree (in business administration) from the…

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10 Pages
Dissertation or Thesis complete

Literature

Woolf Women in Violence and War

Words: 3453
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Dissertation or Thesis complete

Woolf / Women in Violence and War The current paper deals with the use of stream of consciousness and narrative technique by Virginia Wolf. The author has discussed how…

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17 Pages
Research Proposal

Psychology

Spiritual Intelligence and the Intuitive

Words: 5721
Length: 17 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

98) The above quotation refers to forms of intuition and perception of the spiritual that in fact advocates the "blocking' of the normal modes of understanding and apprehension. As…

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