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For this critical analysis essay, I am writing on the following discussion post: "Rationalism is more via[b]le than empiricism in regards to knowledge. Empiricism may have the data and research to support its claims, but Rationalism strives to prove its evidence through reason. Using the example in our text book, the number 2 can never be greater than the number 3 - it is just plain illogical and does not make any sense to think or state that. Our reason for defending this claim is that using our priori, or from the former, states that we do not physically have to experience the number 3 being greater than the number 2 (the nature of numbers is gray area). Using our existing knowledge of
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PHL 215: Philosophy Methods and Applications
November 21, 2011
Epistemology is a branch of study in philosophy that studies knowledge. “The broad definition accords the derivation of the term empiricism from the ancient Greek work empeira, “experience”.” (Empiricism, 2011) Epistemology consist of many elements surrounding justified belief such as what constitutes a justified belief; a belief could be justified because certain factors are present, or “what we experience through clusters of sensory impressions” (Moore, Bruder, 2011 pg.129) or a belief could be justified due to someone mental state. Epistemology distinguishes between adequate knowledge and
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All areas of science put forward questions about differing ideas and follow a process in order to try and obtain the answers. This process may include observation in order to make a hypothesis, designing the experiment which will test your prediction, controlling the variables and interpreting the data before rejecting or accepting your hypothesis. This is an example of a simplified scientific process.
Throughout history many individuals have come up with ideas in which they feel is the correct scientific process. To name a few Karl Popper, Thomas Kuhn and the Logical Empiricism idea. Despite being on the same subject, these three have particularly differing view points on what is right
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accurate about unobservable entities such as electrons. One form of anti-realism is idealism, the belief that the mind or consciousness is the most basic essence, and that each mind generates its own reality. In an idealistic world view, what is true for one mind need not be true for other minds.
There are different schools of thought in philosophy of science. The most popular position is empiricism, which claims that knowledge is created by a process involving observation and that scientific theories are the result of generalizations from such observations. Empiricism generally encompasses inductivism, a position that tries to explain the way general theories can be
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exercising our personal freedom and choice (a complete rejection of Determinism) Often, Existentialism as a movement is used to describe those who refuse to belong to any school of thought, repudiating of the adequacy of any body of beliefs or systems, claiming them to be superficial, academic and remote from life. Although it has much in common with Nihilism, Existentialism is more a reaction against traditional philosophies, such as Rationalism, Empiricism and Positivism that seek to discover an ultimate order and universal meaning in metaphysical principles or in the structure of the observed world. It asserts that people actually make decisions based on what has meaning to them, rather
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process of thought with empiricism, thinks knowledge is possible.
He believed that all information about the world comes through experience. The
contents of consciousness are what he calls perceptions. […] include our original
experiences [impressions] […] sense data […] “internal” world composed of the
contents of our psychological experiences […] also include what he calls ideas,
or the contents of our memories and imagination (The Search for Knowledge 69).
With this approach to whether knowledge is possible, it is clear that he thinks knowledge is possible through experience; through real experiences, sense data, psychological experiences and ideas. It states that one does not have
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voiced her suspicion of Enlightenment in 1794 by saying that â€˜â€˜the aim of the Philosophes was to overturn all thrones, and the Encyclopedie was written with no other end in view than to destroy all kings and all religionsâ€™. He fought to reform the abuse of power that was widespread, not only in France, but in the rest of Europe at that time and was a great believer in Empiricism.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau fought to dispel established institutions but did not solely believe in the general objectives of Enlightenment, science and reason. He believed that everyone should follow their human impulses and intuitions. He was against Absolute Monarchy stating that â€˜Man is born
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Critically Evaluate Locke’s Argument against Innate Ideas
In the enquiry, Locke talks of the notion of innate ideas as being ‘an established opinion amongst some men,’ this opinion can be seen as a direct conflict with Locke’s empiricism. Locke’s philosophical standpoint is that the mind gains ideas and concepts solely through experience; he argues that when we are born, we are born tabula rasa, a blank slate free from any knowledge or understanding and it is as we grow and experience the world around us that we form knowledge. The notion of innate ideas and principles then is clearly in complete contrast with Locke’s epistemology and as such Locke needs to show the arguments in favour of
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have no means to verify or falsify on how it is possible that the movements and positions of celestial bodies are able to influence an individual’s personality and fate.
The reason why most of these practices aren’t attested as genuine sciences because they aren’t proven to be scientific by inductivism. One component of this is observation. The advancement of technology has allowed scientists to proclaim new scientific discoveries, like discovering microbes by using a microscope or faraway exoplanets by using a radar telescope. We learn best through perception, and it is often by through empiricism that it broadens our knowledge about the world around us. It is because we rely so much on
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his death that his belief of human knowledge would die with him? One thing that is for sure is that these great men have laid a solid foundation that continues to educate people in the world of psychology some three hundred years later.
Locke’s famous contribution to the world of psychology was an essay which was consistent of facts that he had gathered over his twenty years of studying. The name of the essay was “An Essay Concerning Human Understanding 1690, “(Schultz, D., & Schultz, S., 2008, 2007, p.39), this essay would mark the official start of “British Empiricism” (Schultz, D., & Schultz, S., 2008, 2007 p.39). What was so remarkable about this essay was that by the year 1700, this
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) mind, and the ideas (thoughts, feelings and sensations) these minds have. All of these things are immaterial. This idealism is viewed as subjective because physical objects do not exist in apart from a person (mind) who perceives them. In order for something to exist, one would have thought of it first. Berkeley also argues that if empiricism (knowledge through senses) is right in sensations, feelings, and ideas, then why assume that we can know matter or some physical reality apart from what appears to our minds.
Plato argued that reality could be divided into two different parts. There is the reality of matter characterized by change (becoming) and the reality of what he called the
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"--is an existential problem for researchers, one that, at best, they can cope with but never solve. By "cope with" we mean that systematic pruning of the untended daisy fields of concepts we've allowed to proliferate must, of necessity, be an integral part of every stage of inquiry. By "cope with" we do not mean ignoring the problem. Yet that seems to be all that's been done.
How much basic epistemological problems are ignored may, in part, be due to the dominant philosophy of science of most quantitative researchers, logical positivism/empiricism:
Today empiricism is the professed philosophy of a good many intellectual enterprises. It is the core of the sciences, or so at least we are
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product or family of products within a specified demographic (Tatum, 2014). The sluggard does not plow in the autumn; he will seek at harvest and have nothing (Proverbs 20:4).
Very surprised on the four basic ways we learn by empiricism, reason, intuition, and faith. Empiricism understanding it to be a result of learning of the things we have experience in the world mainly though our common sense that can be seen consistently. Reason an orderly form of the logical thinking with leads and draws a conclusion with truth. Intuition another way we learn truth by mystical insight which isn’t based off logical or empirical thinking. While some intuitions are shown in hindsight to be correct, many
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the said belief can not believe it to be true. A key example of this involves a tree falling in the forest when there is nobody around to hear it. Does that tree make a noise? We, as intellectual beings, know that a tree makes a noise if it falls if we are there to listen to it. An empiricist will state that no noise is made when it falls on it own as nobody is there to hear first hand the noise supposedly made by the tree. There will be no certainty that the tree makes a noise as there is no-one there to prove this. Empiricism follows the view that reason is not confirmed unless the believer has seen the experience themselves. This also includes the passing on of information. If I were to
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Context of deliverance from error
Al-Ghazali contented that for knowledge to be certain, it must always remain free of doubts, illusion and possibilities of error. To him, “knowledge that is not infallible is not certain knowledge.” He evaluated the various branches of knowledge available during his time. From the analysis, al-Ghazali embraced the view that all knowledge are to be denied. His reasons are based on the following two issues: reliance on sense-perception, and reliance on intellectual truths. These two, representing the philosophy of empiricism and rationalism respectively, are the two major schools of thought in discussions on epistemology.
Since al-Ghazali had acclaimed
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Eliminating God in Daisy Miller, Huckleberry Finn, and The Country of the Pointed Firs
The evils of the Civil War and the rise of empiricism caused many to doubt in an omniscient, all-powerful God. Under empiricism, any statements about metaphysical entities (e.g. God, Unicorns, Love, and Beauty) would be meaningless terms because they cannot be proven by the scientific method. But with a loss of faith in God, what becomes of morality? This essay will examine how Emily Dickinson, Sarah Orne Jewett, Henry James and Mark Twain wrote literature in this age coupled with war, inhumanity and despair in God. This essay will show that: (1) Dickinson destroys any reliance on the
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, causality, and freedom.
Schools of Philosophical Thought
Rationalism - The theory that the exercise of reason, rather than experience, authority, or spiritual revelation, provides the primary basis for knowledge.
Empiricism - the doctrine that all knowledge is derived from sense experience
Sophism - any false argument; fallacy
Pythagoreanism - the doctrines of Pythagoras and his followers, esp. the belief that the universe is the manifestation of various combinations of mathematical ratios
Scholasticism - the system of theological and philosophical teaching predominant in the Middle Ages, based chiefly upon the authority of the church fathers and of Aristotle and his commentators
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supported it will be considered to be a conceptual scheme.
Construct- is an image or abstract idea specifically invented for a given research and/or theory-building purpose.
Deduction- is a form of argument that purports to be conclusiveâ€”the conclusion must necessarily follow from the reasons given.
Empiricism- is said â€œto denote observations and propositions based on sensory experience and/or derived from such experience by methods of inductive logic, including mathematics and statistics.
Exposition consists of statements that describe without attempting to explain.
Hypothesis- When a proposition is formulated for empirical testing, we call it a hypothesis
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Scientific Revolution the Enlightment period would not have the same definitions it has today or back then.
The Humanistic Tradition, 4th Book, 6th Edition, Gloria K. Fiero, p.2, p.3
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On The Fence
There are many different theories out there on the topic of knowledge and what it is. These theories fall under two different categories; rationalism and empiricism. When asked which theory I feel answers the question of what knowledge is, I find that I cannot commit to just one. Rather I feel that a combination of Descartes and Locke’s theory of knowledge fits with my own beliefs. Since I cannot commit to strictly one theory I am on the fence about it, but for good reason.
Parts of Descartes’s and Locke’s theories fit but not either of them completely. That being said my beliefs seem to fit in with dualism more completely than anything
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somewhere if she did not have him. That’s when Jason, for the first time in his life, actually showed her his inner personality. Jason told her that him and Amelia were together and that he wanted to go to college with her. After listening to her son, and getting the papers she realized that she did not follow her norms. She also realized that she was not that great of a mother, because instead of thinking about her kid’s life and what he wanted to do, she always concentrated on her life and what it could have been.
In the closing scene, Beverly tells Jason to leave her at the bus stop and migrate to Amelia’s college because of the empiricism that was gained through the social
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scientific. Firstly they will be broken down using Giereâ€™s six-step strategy, and then compared and contrasted with an array of different approaches to science; namely logical empiricism, and the philosophies of science of both Popper and Kuhn.
In the first experiment analysis, â€˜Gender and Aggressive Behaviour: A Meta-Analytic Review of the Social Psychological Literatureâ€™ (1986) by Alice H. Eagly and Valerie J. Steffen, a computer-based information search was conducted of a variety of data bases from 1963 to 1983 for studies comparing aggression in men and women. It was predicted that the overall findings of this meta-analysis would conclude that men are generally more aggressive than
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gaining popularity in the Health Industry. It is seen as an important mechanism for improving healthcare delivery. Glandon, Smaltz and Slovensky (2008). Despite all the popularity, some critics believe the introduction of this concept is to promote a cookbook approach at the expense of individual patient values. Wells (2007). Other criticism of the EBM system includes reliance on empiricism, narrow definition of evidence, lack of evidence efficacy, the limited usefulness for individual patients and threats to the autonomy of the doctor/patient relationship. Cohen, Stavri and Hersh (2003).
One of the effects of Evidence-Based Medicine is given rise to creating guidelines to evaluate and
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role in the mental process. Empiricism, which is “the premise that knowledge should be acquired through observation,” (Lloyd 13) allows having conclusive ideas within that content. Accordingly, psychology also includes the study of the psychological processes, which brings about behavior. “Thus some psychologists try to figure out how bodily processes such as neural impulses, hormonal secretions, and genetic coding regulate behavior” (Lloyd 12).
How the brain produces behavior and mental process has been demonstrated in various forms; having explained the concept and function of both. How we develop gradually building up certain emotions, actions and certain traits make up both
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discourses between him and his disciples. Thus it may be seen that his lectures sent forth an amiable intimacy, and his philosophy in that time could only be a naive empiricism brought forth by the special situation rather than a great set of speculative metaphysics.
I. Humanity Principle
The central idea of Confucian philosophy is REN, i.e. humanity, he explained that REN is to love the people," one could not love only his parents, brothers, sisters and sons," but ought to love the masses extensively. Here the "masses" did not signify specially certain kind of people. Its basic meaning is like what Buddha said of saving all the living creatures and Christ said of loving all the people
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Perhaps one of, if not the, most historically influential political thinkers of the western world was John Locke. John Locke, the man who initiated what is now known as British Empiricism, is also considered highly influential in establishing grounds, theoretically at least, for the constitution of the United States of America. The basis for understanding Locke is that he sees all people as having natural God given rights. As God's creations, this denotes a certain equality, at least in an abstract sense. This religious back drop acts as a the foundation for all of Locke's theories, including his theories of individuality, private property, and the state. The reader will be shown how and
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advent of the 'Rococo' style, the use of forms in unusual presentation. A typical master is Italian artists Bernini.
The guiding influence on Renaissance philosophy is Humanism; Humanists try to push the boundaries & discover the extraordinary ability of the human mind by learning poetry, grammar, ethics & rhetoric. They are focused on the classics & reviving the greatness of the Greek & Roman golden age. Reasoning & Empiricism were employed in their study of texts from Antiquity. As such Plato, Aristotle & Socrates came to known of renaissance influences in intellectual thought. They influenced the likes of Niccolo Machiavelli who in his work, "The Prince" introduces Aristotlean concept
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paradigm that emphasized a rational and scientific approach to management arguably, rooted in the positivist paradigm of truth and empiricism. “Behind the mask of science and naturalness”, the positivist promoted the knowledge of management and truth based on a tradition of scientific predictability and controllability as the tenets of production efficiency to the exclusion of organizational subtleties such as the socio-economic and political concerns in addition to technology and competitiveness (Michal Zawadzki, 2012).
For a greater part of the 20th century, the main management paradigm was functional hierarchical line management as postulated by the theories of Taylor, Fayol and Weber. These
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system ripened The biological research continued to build against behaviourism, and its popularity began to decrease.
In 1959, the final attack that swayed popularity to the nature side of development originated with Noam Chomsky and other psycholinguists. Chomsky attacked behaviourisms scientific empiricism, especially dealing with the acquisition of language. Chomsky argued not only that the behaviourist account of language was seriously wrong and misguided, but that behaviourism was unable in principle to provide useful scientific knowledge of language. In addition, research developments in physiology and new studies involving genetics, such as adoption studies, and studies on twins
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with Marxist or institutionalist theory are very different from neoclassical theory. Institutionalist or Marxist support the notion that economics is an "interpretive, historically conditioned discipline" which generally opposes the "empiricism and rationalism" that is more often synonymous with neoclassical theory (Shulman, 1992:1).
Women and certain ethic groups face the potential for occupational segregation and wage discrimination (lower wages). The trend seems to be universal, not limited to individuals working in the United States. A study conducted of average gross annual earnings of full time employees in Great Britain for example, showed that regardless of the
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occurs, the voice loses its origin, the author enters his own death, writing begins. Nevertheless, the feeling about this phenomenon has been variable; in primitive societies, narrative is never undertaken by a person, but by a mediator, shaman or speaker, whose “performance” may be admired (that is, his mastery of the narrative code), but not his “genius” The author is a modern ﬁgure, produced no doubt by our society insofar as, at the end of the middle ages, with English empiricism, French rationalism and the personal faith of the Reformation, it discovered the prestige of the individual, or, to put it more nobly, of the “human person” Hence it is logical that with regard to literature it
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for this work existed. La Dioptrique thoughts on optics, Les Météores his ideas on meteorology, one of the first attempts to study weather, and La Géométrie which discussed algebra and geometry.
Sir Isaac Newton, the English thinker who built his theory using some information already gathered by Kepler, Galileo, and Descartes, into his own ideas to create a better understanding of the scientific revolution. "Newton synthesized the empiricism of Galileo and others with the theoretical rigor and logic of Descartes, thereby laying the foundations for modern science, which is based on both theory and experimentation" (Merriman, 323). One day as a young man, Newton was
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and the Church highlights another
conflict between empiricism and institutional ideas. All of Galileo's
theories came from him making observations of the world and then
generating theories that fit in with his observations. The Church's
ideas came from what was written in scripture, and no amount of
argument would change their views. It is a classic fight between new
empirically verifiable ideas, trying to be introduced into a society
with has institutionalised ideas.
There are many other cases where people have been scared into not
publishing works for fear of the repercussions that the Church and
Inquisition would put on them. Indeed, Copernicus
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her meeting with the Chancellor. Van Eyck has minutely recorded the signs of aging in Rolin's face. The folds and wrinkles are no less precisely rendered than the arteries at Rolin's shaved temples, however. Van Eyck, although he was not — despite Vasari's later claim - the actual inventor of oil-painting, brought a previously unparallelled mastery to this new art, revealing, by means of repeated glazing, the throbbing life beneath Rolin's skin. Van Eyck does not present the face as a vehicle for the expression of feelings, but records the quiddity of each object: a visual nominalism, with precise syllabic counterparts for every "thing" that met his gaze. However, his radical empiricism did
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measurement provides the enterprise with the direction of improvement in a practical basis. (Brown, S., 2001)
At the same time, the performance measured used improperly may cause a blow to the morale of the organization, reduce team efficiency, and lead to preventing the improvement such as quality improvement. The four most common pitfalls presented in performance measurement are listed below. ( Thomas, M. 1994)
Four Pitfalls In Performance Measurement
I. Empiricism: focus on history, and ignore the presence
It results in analysing management based on historical information. This means that results achieved today are based on management decisions from yesterday. However, one the other
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empiricism, which focuses, too, on the present and what is before an individual and taking away from that particular surrounding and or piece of art (The School of Psychology, 2013). Although, similar to the previously mentioned client-centered therapy/theory, the Gestalt theory has a major strength in focusing specifically on the client and the situation they are in at the present moment. It also may force the client, and allow the therapist, to keep the focus on the present and getting over the past.
“How to Fill a Half-full Glass: Emotion and Schizophrenia” by Andre Aleman and Anthony S. David focuses on the neglect of focus on emotion when researching schizophrenia. The article explains
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quadrants: Upper Left: phenomenology, psychotherapy, meditation, emotional intelligence, personal transformation Upper Right: empiricism, scientific analysis, quality control, behavioral modification Lower Left: multiculturalism, postmodernism, worldviews, corporate culture, collective values Lower Right: systems theory, social systems analysis, techno-economic modes, communication networks, systems analysis Which of those approaches is right? All of them, according to Integral theory. The Integral approach simply points out that these dimensions of reality are present in all cultures, and therefore any truly comprehensive or integral approach would want to touch bases with all of those important
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spheres" ideology and the "scientific" studies that gave credence to theories of sexual inequality. The confident "attempts of physiologists to bind great laws by the forms which flow from them" ignored that these "forms" were a result of human education, laws and cultural imperatives, rather than "nature." (Interestingly, she would engage a kind of historical empiricism to support her view of Woman's role in history.) These forms were neither indicative of innate natural differences, nor predictive of future possibility, for, she argued: "Presently, [Nature] will make a female Newton, and a male syren." Thus, laws upholding sexual inequality in the public sphere were enacted against nature
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: Random House, 1971; reprinted as “Recent Contributions to the Theory of Innate Ideas.” In Challenges to Empiricism, edited by Harold Morick, 230-40. Indianapolis and Cambridge: Hackett Publishing Co., 1980; reprinted as “Recent Contributions to the Theory of Innate Ideas”; reprinted in A Portrait of Twenty-five Years. Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, edited by Robert S. Cohen and M. Wartofsky, 31-40. Dordrecht, Boston, Lancaster: D. Reidel Publishing, 1985; reprinted in Finnish in Ajattelu, Kieli, Merkitys - Analyyttisen Filosofian Avainkirjoituksia, 311-19. Helsinki: Gaudeamus Books, 1997.) “The General Properties of Language.” In Brain Mechanisms Underlying Speech and Language
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The argument of whether the separation of capital ownership and control is an efficient form of organization has constantly been a controversial issue. The criticism whether the controllers’ act is in the best interest of the owners’ wills never end as long as hired managers operate management. As the number of public companies has been increasing over the course of this century, meanwhile the American style of contact based corporation has become more common as well, the so-called “agency problem” has been concerned and examined more frequently from wider aspects. The common theory agreed by literates is that they consider that hired managers do not have to act exactly as they promised to
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In April 1, 2002, organic light emitting diodes gain rise in the scientific community with their published, more practical form at Ames Laboratory.
“Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory, in collaboration with scientists at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, have developed and demonstrated a novel, fluorescence-based chemical sensor that is more compact, versatile and less expensive than existing technology of its kind. The new sensor holds promise for myriad potential applications, such as monitoring oxygen, inorganic gases, volatile organic compounds, biochemical compounds, and biological organisms.”(Johnston).
Ames Laboratory has been a driving force in
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Roman emperor Julian the Apostate and Christian leader Antony both exhibited many qualities of character during their existence. Both of them led very distinctive lives although shared several ethical values. Book 25 of “The Later Roman Empire” and the book “Early Christian Lives” show concrete evidence of this. In the following essay, I will argue how both leaders’ lives were devoted to their religious beliefs and their mutual cardinal virtues.
Regardless of the fact that Julian and Anthony did not practice the same religion, they both shared a particular devotion to their beliefs. From a very young age, Antony was exceptionally religious. As a child, he delighted in going to church to
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Money in a traditional sense no longer exists. Money is becoming much of a concept than a physical material, and most ordinary bitter have not see the reality of the switch. People today are using credit and debit cards on a regular basis and in everyday situations such as meal purchased at fast food, highway tolls, clothing, groceries, gas stations, etc. all of these means of systems could be regarded as a cashless society or world. The question we might ask ourselves is what is a cashless society? What are the implications of living in a cashless world?
To begin with, a cashless society could be regarded as a world where all bills and debits are paid for with the use of electronic money
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The Seven Years War, or more commonly referred to as “The French and Indian War”, has been called the true First World War. In this book The French and Indian War: Deciding the Fate of North America, the author and historian Walter R. Borneman paints a detailed and elaborate picture that justifies the claim of it being the first true war of global proportions. If ever there truly was a climax to the never ending feud of the European powers that be, Borneman would like to suggest that it was The Seven Years War. Beginning roughly in 1754, the author leads us on a path of discovery that truly has no beginning and only a tentative and temporary end. The author describes in great detail
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Throughout history, animals have been used in experiments to test product safety and obtain medical knowledge that benefits both humans and animals alike. Every year there are numerous medical breakthroughs, such as medications and surgical instruments, which are tested on animals to insure their safety before they are deemed acceptable for human use. Even though the results of the experiments saved millions of human lives, they are also killing millions of innocent animal lives in the process. The use of animals for scientific experimentation purposes is unnecessary because countless animals are put through painful procedures in order to benefit humans lives when there are known
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The lives of students today are changing. They are preparing for lives and jobs that have never before existed. If teachers hope to have a significant and worthwhile impact on these quickly changing lives, they must change the way they think, prepare, and instruct our future generations. Children cannot afford to have teachers who remain stagnant in their methods and ideals. Students crave instructors that are willing to allow them to tap into their potential in a manner that is interesting, fun, and important to them. Teachers must revolutionize the manner in which they educate in order to meet the high expectations that students have for them. This revolution can begin with teachers
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There are numerous influences that can be responsible of teenager’s behaviors and attitude as they develop. One factor that is important to these behaviors is parental figures being over involved or uninvolved in their children’s lives. Many of these effects include illegal substance abuse, rising sexual activity, underage alcohol consumption, and tobacco use. Studies show parental participation plays a key role in the characteristics developed by young teenagers in today’s society, along with advertisement that persuade minors to follow the wrong path in life. Although peers may influence their surrounding friends, parents can have the most effective or destructive way of impacting their