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Michelangelo's Fresco The Last Judgment - Art, by definition, is “something that is created with imagination and skill and that is beautiful or that expresses important ideas or feelings”. Throughout history, one way that art has been used is to reflect a multitude of ideas and beliefs. Christian beliefs and ideas have been portrayed in artwork since the beginning of Christianity, although, it was not always acceptable to do so. The idea of the final judgement is a Christian idea that has been displayed in art repeatedly in a variety of ways....   [tags: sistine chapel, christian art, final judgment]
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The Origin of Judgment - The Origin of Judgment Introduction The guiding thesis of Experience and Judgment is that logic demands a foundational theory of experience, which at the lowest level is described as prepredicative or prelinguistic.1 Edmund Husserl pursues within that text a phenomenological elucidation of the origin of judgment in order that he might clarify the essence of the predicative judgment. He does so in the belief that an investigation into the form of prepredicative experience will show it to be the ground of the structure of predicative thought, and thus the origin of general, conceptual thought....   [tags: Judgment Edmund Husserl Essays]
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The Judgment - As this narrative unfolds, we see a young man’s struggles to deal with a friend, family struggles and a great deal of internal conflict. Georg Bendemenn, the narrator, opens the parable describing writing a letter to a friend in Russia giving an impression that it’s going to be a simple story about their relationship. However, as the plot unravels Georg begins struggling more and more to maintain his life as it spirals beneath his feet. Georg Bendemenn is psychologically unstable because of the relationship troubles with his friend and father as well as ‘the judgment’ leading to his final decision....   [tags: Character Analysis, Georg Bendemenn] 1081 words
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Hawthorne and "The Birthmark": No Judgment Intended - Since the beginning of time, people have lived by the expression, or at least heard From their mother’s, that “no one should judge another based on physical attributes.” “The Birthmark,” by Nathaniel Hawthorne gives its reader an important example of this worldly known moral. In “The Birthmark,” Hawthorne uses characterization, a foil character, hyperbole, a dramatic setting, imagery and a huge tragedy in order to display the judgment morality of his main character, Aylmer. Hawthorne goes into every detail possible about his characters, Georgiana and her husband, Alymer....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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Incorrect Judgment: Of Mice and Men - In today’s society people are constantly judged, and a lot of the time this judgment is completely wrong. In John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men, Curley’s wife is called a flirt and a “tart” (Steinbeck 28), but she is more than that. She is lonely and just wants someone to talk to, but that gets portrayed as something it is not. Curley’s wife is a woman who has been misjudged by everyone on the ranch. Through misunderstandings she is given a bad reputation, but this perception of her is completely wrong....   [tags: John Steinbeck novel analysis] 608 words
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A Judgment in Stone, by Ruth Rendell - As human beings, our personalities determine our actions. In the novel, “A Judgment in Stone” by Ruth Rendell, Eunice Parchman and Joan Smith both possess two distinct personalities that fuel their hatred of the Coverdale family. Because of Eunice’s illiteracy and Joan’s insanity, they develop a mutual friendship that proves to be fatal for the Coverdale family. Eunice Parchman’s illiteracy drives her to kill the Coverdale family and leads to the discovery of her crime. Eunice is accused by Rendell of killing the Coverdale family because she cannot read or write (1)....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Ruth Rendell]
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Judgment Day in Two Religions - Judgment day is a day that all monotheistic religions believe in. According to monotheistic religions, it is the day where the world ends as we know it, people either go to heaven or hell according to what they have done during their lives. However, these beliefs vary from one religion to the other. Christianity and Islam have many similar beliefs about judgment day, but Islam has deeper information about what will happen; these beliefs include, the signs before the arrival of the day, the antichrist, and the appearance of Jesus Christ....   [tags: monotheistic religions, antichrist]
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The Judgment Seat of Christ - The Judgment Seat of Christ Introduction Through the death and resurrection of Jesus, death, suffering and sin have lost its power over humanity. It has opened to humanity the reality of the life to come after this life on earth. This hope, which the redemptive act of Christ gives, brings men and women to the reality that life here on earth is the beginning of persons’ journey towards God. In this way, life’s journey starts from, begins with, and ends with God. However, as the images of eschatology fortifies hope for the things to come, it also poses a challenge for Christians to constantly take a re-look into their inner lives as well as in their actions because in the “Second Advent and i...   [tags: Theology ]
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Immanuel Kant's Theory of Judgment - What are, and what are the differences between, judgments of perception and judgments of experience for Kant. Understanding how the mind works has been a major goal throughout philosophy, and an important piece of this deals with how humans come to experience the world. Many philosophers have attempted to investigate this issue, and Hume successfully proposed a framework by which human understanding could be understood. This writing, however, spurred Kant’s philosophical mind, awaking him from his “dogmatic slumber” and leading him to develop his own framework to define thought....   [tags: Immanuel Kant, 2015]
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The Geranium and Judgment Day - Flannery O’Connor’s short-story work occurred during the 1950s and 1960s, a time in which race caused significant tensions among Americans. Raised in the south, Flannery grew up in an atmosphere of overt racism and Catholic fervor. Both of these influences affected the way she wrote. Flannery O'Connor conveyed both her moral and religious values in her writing, and she consistently wrote about religion and race within this narrow perspective. “Many of my ardent admirers would be roundly shocked and disturbed if they realized that everything I believe is thoroughly moral, thoroughly Catholic, and that it is these beliefs that give my work its chief characteristics” (O'Connor Habit 147–8).Sh...   [tags: Analysis, Flannery O’Connor] 2599 words
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Ignorance Does Not Permit Judgment - ... Mayella Ewell is the eldest daughter of the Ewell family, nutorious for their disrespect for others and the law. When she and her father accuse a black man, Tom Robinson, of raping her, she is called to the witness stand. There, she displays her ignorance for the whole court to see. After refusing to answer Atticus's questions, she says, "Long's you keep on makin' fun o' me... Long's he keeps callin' me ma'am and sayin' Miss Mayella. I don't have to take his sass. I ain't called upon to take it" (Lee 182)....   [tags: Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird analysis] 895 words
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Michelangelo’s Last Judgment - Description (1) The painting is a frameless rectangular fresco on a wall with a sky-like blue background. It is a condensed dynamic composition of masculine human figures, each in different position. Some of those figures are dressed up and some of them are nude. There seem to be a lack in the sense of gravity because the figures are either flying or standing on clouds. In the center there are two figures, a man and a woman. The man is standing in a partially seated position, his right hand is raised up and he is looking to his left side, his left hand is pointing to a wound in his chest and he is partially covered in a grey piece of fabric....   [tags: Art history, fresco, painting]
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The Two-Second Judgment - We have been taught to stop and carefully consider all the options/factors involved before making an important decision. But in Blink, Malcolm Gladwell finds that in complex situations, our initial two-second judgments, our blink moments, are often more accurate than judgments derived from lengthy, painstaking analysis. Although Gladwell is careful to explore situations where two-second judgments fail, the most interesting scenarios are where rapid cognition succeeds. It contradicts reason to think that a two-second judgment could be more accurate than a carefully made analysis, but in many cases it is....   [tags: Literary Analysis] 984 words
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Sistine Chapel Ceiling and The Last Judgment - In this research paper I will be looking at two different artworks by the same artist. The two I will be looking at are the Sistine Chapel Ceiling (1508-1512) and The Last Judgment (1534). Both of these painting are painted in the Sistine chapel which is located in the Vatican. I am going to attempt to evaluate these two pieces of art painted by Michelangelo and explain the cultural and religious aspects of them. I will also look to other scholars to get their perspective and their reactions to the paintings....   [tags: Michelangelo, Vatican, culture, religion, painting]
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What´s Making an Aesthetic Judgment? - Making an aesthetic judgment is about expressing an opinion of whether a work of art is worthy of being intrinsically valuable. The means of arriving at an aesthetic judgment has being a topic of much debate among philosophers and psychologists, as it begs into question what the qualities of aesthetics are (if such exist), and the cognitive mechanisms that propel us to define them as so. Perhaps aesthetic judgment can be thought of as something derivational; for the means of arriving at any judgment involve a process of assessments, in which we decide whether something is good or bad, big or small, beautiful or ugly....   [tags: observation of art, value] 2781 words
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Judgment at Nuremberg - Judgment at Nuremberg The Nuremberg trials took place between 1945 and 1949 and were used to judge the acts of over a hundred judges accused of committing war crimes. The movie "Trials at Nuremberg" dealt specifically with the justice trials. The justice trials adjudicated the criminal responsibility of judges accused of enforcing immoral, unjust, and inhumane laws set by the Nazi party. ====================================================================== Justice Werner Lammpe ===================== Werner Lammpe was accused of sending numerous citizens to concentration camps where they were later killed....   [tags: Papers] 477 words
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Judgment and Superficiality - Judgment and Superficiality Beauty is only skin deep Beauty is in the eye of the beholder      “Beauty is only skin deep” and “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” can be very controversial quotes to some people. Those quotes are all based on how they are viewed by other people. You may not believe in them but others might believe strongly in them.      First, “Beauty is only skin deep” all depends on what type of person you are. Both quotes rate directly to each other but let’s pull them apart separately....   [tags: Shakespeare Beauty Shallow Essays Papers] 1234 words
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Use of Proper Judgment in Othello -         A central tenet of Othello is the concept of proper judgment, and to always use it when making decisions. The renaissance definition of proper judgment can be illustrated by the "hierarchy of proper judgment." Governing all is reason, which includes understanding and will. Below reason are common sense, memory, and imagination. Finally, at the bottom are the 5 senses, emotions, and passions. In order to judge properly, it was believed that reason had to govern all else. Proper judgment could never occur if only one item was relied upon to make the decision....   [tags: Othello essays] 1056 words
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The Judgment of Athena in Oresteia - The Judgment of Athena in Oresteia Athena resolves the conflicts of the Oresteia with an ambiguous judgment that seems to satisfy all parties involved. However, in any conflict, at least one party must make sacrifices to work toward a resolution. Athena achieves her paradoxical result by misleading Apollo to think that he has received total victory in judgment and by offering compensatory powers to the Erinyes, thus creating an illusion of satisfaction for all amidst a reality of compromise. Athena first addresses Apollo's argument of the superiority of paternity, but she allows compromise by never fully admitting that Clytemnestra's murder was morally justified....   [tags: Aeschylus Oresteia] 791 words
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Lack of Judgment by King Lear - Lack of Judgment by King Lear         King Lear is a play written by William Shakespeare that focuses on the relationships of many characters, some good, and some evil.  This is a great tragedy that is full of injustice at the beginning and the restoration of justice towards the end.  The good are misjudged as evil and the evil are accepted as good.  It is not until the end of the play that the righteous people are recognized as such.  There is great treachery and deceit involved in the hierarchy of English rule....   [tags: King Lear essays]
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The Internet, Moral Judgment and Respect - The Internet, Moral Judgment and Respect The Internet has changed the way that many people go about their everyday lives. People are trading stocks, paying bills, checking weather reports, buying cars, and even lining up their Friday night dates via the Internet. It has certainly proved to be a convenient tool for many, but for some musicians it has created a void in their pocketbooks that may take some time to fill. Is the sharing of music files on the Internet our God given right, or is it a simple case of theft....   [tags: Free Essays Online] 1134 words
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Judgment Biases and Attributional Biases - Judgment Biases and Attributional Biases Thought processes can greatly influence people's social interactions, and the way that they live their lives. Cognitions develop how people perceive themselves and others on a daily basis. It is important to investigate how people attribute actions and behaviors exhibited, not only by themselves, but also those around them. These attributions shape the way an observer feels and reacts to others, and how people feel about themselves due to their own actions....   [tags: Papers] 3380 words
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Analysis on The Rush from Non-Judgment by Theordore Dalymple - ... His evidence ranges from the simplest form of non-judgementalism to the strongest. The simplest form being one of Dalrymple patients who refused to pass judgement on his two roommates after they had "recently decamped, stealing his [prized] possessions." The implications of this will be that this patients will not be able to learn from his experience. I believe i can safely imply that if he continues with this self deception he will acquire two new roommates who will also steal, lie and cheat him....   [tags: refraining, society, knowledge, deception] 949 words
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Injustice and Judgment in Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird Essay - ... Another side of it is Mr. Raymond’s side, where he lets the town believe he is a drunk. “‘I try to give ‘em a reason, you see. It helps folks if they can latch onto a reason. When I come to town, which is seldom, if I weave a little and drink out of this sack, folks can say Dolphus Raymond’s in the clutches of whiskey-that’s why he won’t change his ways. He can’t help himself, that’s why he lives the way he does,’” (200). The quote is Mr. Raymond explaining to Scout and Dill why he lets the town believe he is drunk....   [tags: punishment, alcohol, negros]
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The Principle of Substituted Judgment - The Principle of Substituted Judgment Traditionally, the physician was expected to use all of their talents and training in an effort to save the life of their patient, no matter the odds. More recently, the physician’s role has been redefined to preserve the autonomy of the patient. Now physicians must give life saving care only in so far and to the degree desirous of the competent patient. Until this century, it was rare that brain-dead patients could be kept alive for long periods of time....   [tags: Medical Ethics Physician Assisted Suicide Essays]
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Judgment Passed by Jerry Oltion: Salvation and the Modern World - The 21st century is the age of information and technology and as the human species continues to advance there are growing concerns that the human race is close to its end. Jerry Oltion uses his text Judgment Passed as an allegory for the belief of the Christian salvation and the state of the modern world. In Jerry Oltion’s text planet Earth is depleted, causing humans to send astronauts into space to colonize another planet named Dessica (Oltion). These astronauts are in space for twelve years and when they return to Earth they learn that the end of the world has occurred without them....   [tags: technology, ark, astronauts]
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Judgment Awaits in A Good Main Is Hard to Find - Society, individuals, and governments all have their own definition of good. They vary a little, but they are still followed. However, when the definition of good is manipulated to fit someone’s own character, it loses its meaning. In the narrative, A Good Man is Hard to Find, the narrator creates a new definition of good; however, so do the characters. Eventually, the antagonist’s definition of good, which is just her values, along with her egotistical and manipulative nature, results in her downfall; the author employs biblical allusion and a series of plot twists to emphasize these tragic flaws....   [tags: values, nature, downfall, biblical] 1346 words
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God, Judgment, and the Great Hypocrisy of the Benighted South - The role of art in culture is to capture and reflect the underlying morals, values, and the way those principles interact within the scope of an individuals’ reality. The mind’s ability to accept and rationalize only what is desired for the continued narrative of the individual’s comfortable existence which allows for a sense of control in what is an otherwise a harsh and chaotic world. For those, who chose to appreciate art, risks a confrontation with stark reality of disconnect between an individual’s relationship with their manufactured reality and the world as it exists....   [tags: As I Lay Dying, Faulkner] 774 words
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Wilhelm Wundt's Psychology: Judgment - Wilhelm Wundt's Psychology: Judgment It is almost impossible to write historically informed essays about any given topic in modern psychology without making reference to the work of Wilhelm Wundt. In part, this is because he produced a tremendous amount of written work (over 53,735 published pages1), and because he is widely regarded as the first experimental psychologist.2 So, it’s no surprise that Wundt has something to say about the psychology of judgment. Given the historical context in which his work took place, however, you might be surprised to learn that Wundt was keenly aware of both the problems with traditional associationist accounts of psychology and the temptations of psycholo...   [tags: Wilhelm Wundt Psychology Essays]
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Judgment in Anna Karenina - The question of judgment and sympathies in Anna Karenina is one that seems to become more complicated each time I read the novel. The basic problem with locating the voice of judgment is that throughout the novel, there are places where we feel less than comfortable with the seemingly straightforward, at times even didactic presentation of Anna and Vronsky's fall into sin alongside Levin's constant moral struggle. As Anna's story unfolds in its episodic manner within the context of the rest of the novel, Tolstoy seems to be trying to make the fact of her guilt more and more clear to us; at the same time though, we have more and more difficulty in tracing out the specific locus of th...   [tags: Tolstoy Anna Karenina Essays]
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Moral Judgment - ‘Moral judgments are nothing more than expressions of personal preference. While there is some point to arguing about questions of fact, moral arguments are a waste of time. The only thing at issue is what people like or don’t like’. I have probably read this statement about a million times and still do not have any qualms against it. Moral judgments are typically based on your upbringing, your likes, your religion (or non-religion), and numerous other aspects that make up your personality. Those listed traits and further attributions give you the basis of what you are going to feel morally to many issues such as: homosexuality, abortion, murder, stealing, etc....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Judgment Time - Judgment Time "Congratulations, you have a new baby boy!" my child-development teacher said as she handed over the 10-pound bundle. Last year in my high school child-development class, each student had to take the "Think-It-Over" baby home for a night to get a taste of parenthood. Even before I received the baby, I knew I was not ready to be a parent as a senior in high school. I could still remember when my brother and sister were little and I would have to take care of them all the time....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essay] 1058 words
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Nelson on Descartes's Theory of Perception and Judgment - Nelson on Descartes?s Theory of Perception and Judgment ABSTRACT: One tension in Descartes?s account of human error stems from the idea that we may be faulted for our acts of will, despite the fact that God is our omnipotent and omniscient creator. In the present essay, I describe a second tension in Descartes?s account of human error. After describing the tension, I consider Alan Nelson?s characterization of the means by which Descartes?s intended to relieve it. Although Nelson's interpretation is almost correct, I think that it obscures some of the interesting details of Descartes?s theory of perception and judgment....   [tags: Descarte Philosophy]
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September 11 and the Death of Moral Judgment - September 11 and the Death of Moral Judgment The nation is in crisis: a national security crisis and a crisis of moral judgment. What is the right thing to do. People disagree. Then comes the big mistake: observing disagreement, people conclude that there is no right answer, no way to make a judgment. Worse, they conclude that to judge is arrogant and dangerous, so that in an odd twist, the only thing that appears to be morally irresponsible is the attempt to make a morally responsible judgment....   [tags: September 11 Terrorism Essays] 956 words
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The Judgment of Paris and The Miracle of the Fishes Artwork - How often do we see things in life that require a double-take, a second glance, a follow-up look, or even multiple subsequent studies. The answer is quite simple: everyday. The things we often look at a second time are often not intellectually worth the look, whether it be an irrational teenager attempting some outrageous skateboarding stunt, a monkey drinking its own urine, or even a two-headed cat, people have stopped spending their second or third glances on things that are meaningful and sensible....   [tags: Art Painting]
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Prospero's Judgment of Caliban in Shakespeare's The Tempest - Prospero's Judgment of Caliban in Shakespeare's The Tempest “A devil, a born devil, on whose nature Nurture can never stick; on whom my pains, Humanely taken are lost, quite lost. And so with age his body uglier grows, So his mind cankers.” (IV.I. 188-192) Prospero’s judgement on Caliban changes considerably throughout ‘The Tempest.’ However Caliban is always referred to as of a much lower status than Prospero, such as “poisonous slave” and “dull thing.” In the lines 188-192, act four, scene one, Prospero’s judgement on Calib...   [tags: Papers] 975 words
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memo for motion against summary judgment - I. Introduction and Standard for Opposition to Summary Judgment Crowell Academy, Inc. and Arturo Gomez, (hereinafter, collectively “Crowell”) were grossly negligent and used willful misconduct in their responsibilities involving the fencing club. The bargaining power of Crowell was so grossly unequal so as to put Lajuana Barnett at the mercy of Crowell’s negligence. Lastly, the exculpatory clause contained in the release form (see release form) is void as against public policy. Consequently, under Maryland law, it is up to the trier of fact to determine if the exculpatory clause is unenforceable....   [tags: essays research papers] 1945 words
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Toni Morrison's Sula - The Judgment of Sula - The Judgment of Sula Toni Morrison first took the stage as a writer in 1970 with her book The Bluest Eye. In 1973 she published her second novel Sula, and she has been writing ever since. Sara Blackburn reviewed Sula for the New York Times when it first made its way onto the scene, and while she did offer a nice plot summary, her review seemed to carry a message addressed to Morrison rather than to the reader. Blackburn begins her article by discussing Morrison's first book, The Bluest Eye, claiming that because of the women's movement The Bluest Eye attracted more attention than it would have and that it was read uncritically because people were pleased with a new talent a...   [tags: Sula Essays] 711 words
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Listening Without Judgment and Thinking Positively - Listening Without Judgment and Thinking Positively The sketch that was just been performed on stage by my friends shows you one of the consequences that can arise due to listening without judgment. There are many more consequences that you can imagine but I can tell you that they are all disastrous. Misunderstanding is a major factor which is the origin of fights in families. A person young or old must always be taken seriously when relating his problems. It is not always necessary that a younger person is always at fault....   [tags: The Sketch Plays Life Essays] 685 words
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Michelangelo's Last Judgment- Barnes Critique - As we read through the third chapter of "The Last Judgment and The Critics" from Bernadine Barnes's Michelangelo's Last Judgment - The Renaissance Response, it is striking to see the two completely opposite views on the fresco by the sixteenth century critics, where " those who approved of it saw it as the height of Renaissance art; those who disapproved saw it as an unsuitable use of art" and that "it was censured as the work of an arrogant man, and it was justified as a work that made celestial figures more beautiful than natural" (71)....   [tags: Artists] 1367 words
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Showing the Evil of Pride and Prejudice in Revelation by Flannery O'Conner - The vices of pride and prejudice are difficult to overcome; they are vices that are ingrained in the nature of human beings. In Revelation by Flannery O’Connor, Mrs. Turpin, a self righteous and frank character, suffers from those faults. It is a difficult task to think well of those who were given so much less than her, both mentally and in property. The Revelation described in the title is the revealing to her that the first shall be last and the last shall be first; that the people whom she is quick to judge and look down on, are greater than her in the kingdom of God....   [tags: society, judgment, humility]
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Judgment in Peter Shaffer’s Equus and Albert Camus’ The Stranger - Personal judgment in Peter Shaffer’s Equus and Albert Camus’ The Stranger, though internal in the first and external in the latter, mirrors society’s judgment of those who differ from the norm. The two postmodernist authors both use judgment as a tool to promote the postmodern idea that society oppresses and criticizes people who are not like everyone else. Camus and Shaffer place specific motifs and elements into their novels in order to push the idea of societal judgment on the reader. However, while the ideas may be the same, Camus and Shaffer use them contrastingly....   [tags: compare, contrast, comparison] 1175 words
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How Social Events Influence Inviduals in Social Psychology - Social psychology is a type of psychology that studies how social events influence individuals and how individuals interact with others. Understanding social psychology can be very useful for several reasons. We can gain a better understanding of how groups impact our choices and actions. How certain environmental factors play apart in a person’s aggression and behaviors. We also gain a better understanding of self, how others perceive you and how you perceive yourself. It allows us to gain a greater appreciation for how our social perceptions affect our interactions with other people....   [tags: self-esteem, behavior, judgment] 1723 words
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Potential Causes Of The Salem Witch Trials - In the early winter of 1692, the first speculations of witchcraft occurred with the female children of Salem. Reverend Parris’ daughter nine-year old Betty Parris, and his niece Abigail Williams, began to display terrifying and peculiar behavior. Their outbursts, body contortions, and eerie actions were similar to the ones of the Goodwin children in 1688. Soon after, other Salem girls began to demonstrate the symptoms that flabbergasted the town. There are many literatures works and in-depth studies over the trials....   [tags: Witchcraft Hysteria, Judgment]
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Dante's Inferno, by Dante Alighieri - Judgment, a term used in Christianity to refer to someone’s soul, heart and their deeds. Dante Alighieri was the first person to judge people and put them in Hell for their deeds and actions in life. The book, Dante’s Inferno, explores morality and judgment. It is a book that truly says, “The punishment fits the crime.” It explores the deeds of people such as William Howard Taft, King John, Otto von Bismarck, and Nostradamus. These people are in Inferno for the same reason that someone like Alexander the Great is there because they committed some sort of crime or sin while living on Earth....   [tags: Judgment, Standards, Sins] 1591 words
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Palgo Holdings v Gowans: Security - INTRODUCTION In Palgo Holdings v Gowans , the High Court considered the distinction between a security in the form of a pawn or pledge and a security in the form of a chattel mortgage. The question was whether section 6 of the Pawnbrokers and Second-hand Dealers Act 1996 (NSW) (‘the 1996 Pawnbrokers Act’) extended to a business that structured its loan agreements as chattel mortgages. In a four to one majority (Kirby J dissenting) the High Court found that chattel mortgages fell outside the ambit of section 6 of the 1996 Pawnbrokers Act....   [tags: legal issue, majority judgment] 2890 words
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The Need for Police Discretion - “Discretion is the perfection of reason, and a guide to us, in all the duties of life” (Jean de La Bruyère, n.d), this quote epitomises the use of discretion in life moreover in policing. Police discretion is a constant consideration within the law enforcement. Many people are of the view that police discretion is both an essential part of policing as well as a constant source of issues. There has been a constant quandary between enforcing the law to the latter. Police officers are faced with a vast array of situations each day which they must deal with, in which no two circumstances they encounter are the same....   [tags: judgment, criminal records, enforcement ] 1341 words
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Displays of Good Judgment in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet - It has been proposed, concerning the play, Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare, that Romeo behaves rashly while Juliet shows superior judgment. Perhaps Romeo is more confident and quick to make decisions, and Juliet takes her time to think issues through. Both Romeo and Juliet make some good decisions and demonstrate good judgment but, also, they make some mistakes by acting hastily without thinking. Juliet behaves in a careful and thoughtful manner in different stages of the play. An example of this is when Lady Capulet talks to her about marrying Paris....   [tags: Romeo and Juliet Essays] 627 words
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Judgment in the House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus - People place judgment on one another every day based on differences. Sometimes it is done subconsciously; sometimes it is done on purpose. In the book The House of Sand and Fog, by Andre Dubus III, two different cultures were represented; Kathy represented the culture of the western civilization, whereas Behrani represented the culture of Persians. People judge one another based on unimportant things, and get judged based on those same things as well. Two cultures were used to amplify how different their cultures were from one another....   [tags: Analysis of House of Sand and Fog]
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The French Defeat at the Battle of Waterloo and Napoleon's Lack of Judgment - The French Defeat at the Battle of Waterloo and Napoleon's Lack of Judgment After abdicating to the island of Elba Napoleon Bonaparte returned to France to rule the country once again. However after just 100 days ruling he had suffered the final defeat and was aboard a British ship returning to exile once more. He gambled everything on a battle which if he had won would've have left in an extremely strong position in Europe and would've changed the face of Europe as we know it today....   [tags: Papers] 2717 words
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Divine Comedy - Sin and Judgment in Dante's Inferno - Dante's Concept of Sin and Judgment in The Inferno        Infidelity, murder, betrayal, and conspiracy all play an integral part in the story of the relationship between Jason and Medea. Jason is guilty of all four acts and Medea involves herself in three. Yet, perhaps, in the eyes of Dante, Medea might fall further into the realm of Dis than Jason. But, should she. And, is Dante's view of Jason and his sentence in Hell appropriate.   From Dante's perspective, crimes of passion or desire are the least abhorrent and consequently deserve minimal punishment in comparison to what he believes are the more serious offenses....   [tags: Divine Comedy Inferno Essays]
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The Master of One’s Fate, The Captain of One’s Soul - Successful people have the ability to obviate situations and make concise decisions, which lead them to a final goal or destination. In order to make these decisions and weave a path through a maze of obstacles, they must have confidence in their own judgment. Good judgment is subjective and requires discipline and control to achieve. Good judgment is unfettered by outside influences but allows individuals to conduct themselves in a manner appeasing to themselves and their situation. Individuals of this type maintain their own behavior, separating and acknowledging how they are perceived and who they would like to be....   [tags: Philosophy, Good Judgment, Control, Direction] 834 words
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Review of Kotz's Book, Judgment Days: Lyndon Baines Johnson, Martin Luther King Jr., and the Laws That Changed America. - Judgment Days: Lyndon Baines Johnson, Martin Luther King Jr., and the Laws That Changed America. Judgment Days chronicles how Johnson and King seemed fated to lead the collapse of America's segregation views. The reader is first introduced to Johnson, the master politician soon after President Kennedy’s catastrophic assassination. Kotz shows how LBJ makes his way through this crisis to seize the moment and take the reins of the nation. He then focuses on the agony King and his family felt upon hearing the news of Kennedy's premature death....   [tags: african american, racism, civil rights] 1276 words
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Judging a Person by Their Occupation - Christie Scotty has a problem; she is concerned with people who judge by an occupation. She states that the ubiquitous statement "And what do you do?" is what triggers her concern. Christie was a small town reporter, considered a professional and important job whereas she waited tables during that period of time, she was deciding on what to do next. She then mentions the constant disrespect she got from the customers. The customers always made rude gestures and made unacceptable comments which were upsetting for Christie....   [tags: Employment Work Judgment] 770 words
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The Psychology of Intuitive Judgment - The power of our mind comes not from its ability to observe, but its ability to apply these observations to create assumptions about the world around us. In doing so our mind goes beyond the information given, our sensory information, and uses these assumptions to respond in an appropriate manner. For our purposes an assumption is any belief or prediction we have about an object or situation that could not be ascertained solely from the information given to us by our senses and is based on prior experiences with the purpose of giving us reliable information to use....   [tags: belief, predicition, experience, knowledge]
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Fate in Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky - Throughout history, people have relied on fate as the reason for their misfortune. Whether they let it decide their actions or run their life, fate has been the excuse for many to make bad decisions. In Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Raskolnikov blames the majority of his crime on the instances of fate leading up to the murder of Alyona Ivanovna. Through Raskolnikov’s reliance on fate, readers are able to see Dostoyevsky’s negative stance on the concept of fate. Dostoyevsky does not approve of the use of fate as the determining factor for any logical decision....   [tags: decisions, murder, judgment]
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Ethical Judgement and the Production of Knowledge - Ethical judgment is not a definite restriction for the method and production of knowledge in art field, but it does relatively limit the production of knowledge in the natural science fields. Since the ethical judgment is an authority in a majority of people’s notion and mind, people tend to follow ethical standards and harder to develop the further knowledge. In addition, reason is one of the ways of knowing and moral principle is a crucial factor that shapes the pursuit of knowledge. The extreme cases in the natural science and in distinctive areas of knowledge violate the reason that undermines the moral obligation....   [tags: Essays on Ethical Judgement]
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Comparing Judgment Day in Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment and O’Connor’s Revelation - Judgment Day in Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment and O’Connor’s Revelation Mankind is plagued by pride. Humans constantly compare themselves to one another and adjust their pride according to their observation of themselves in the world around them. Those who believe in an afterlife often incorporate their view of themselves and their morality into their perception of how they will be judged in the afterlife. Fyodor Dostoevsky and Flannery O’Connor, as writers and believers in the Christian religion, portray two characters that envision how they will be judged on judgment day....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]
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Moral Realism - Moral Realism In this paper, I examine the connection between judgments of fact and moral judgments in an attempt to discern whether moral judgments are simply a subset of judgments of fact. I will look mostly at an argument posed by many moral realists that takes moral facts to be “supervenient natural facts which are independent of our theorizing about them”1 and in which moral judgments are determined by objective facts which relate to human flourishing or pleasure and pain. I will also, though, take a look at the fact/value gap and determine the effect on the connection between moral judgments and judgments of fact of an attempt to close this gap....   [tags: Judgment Fact Moral Ethics Essays] 2633 words
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Media Portrayal of Celebrities - Alot of people do not have the exact same opinion about everything, and not everyone thinks the same exact way because thats what makes us individuals; right. Thats what I think, but I seem to see everybody's starting to lose their originality in this world due to the media. I see it in the hallway, the classrooms, I see it outside of school. People are scared, their terrified, afraid of acceptance. People want to be accepted so bad that they even go to extra lengths just to fit in, just to be apart of something....   [tags: paparazzi, passing judgment on public figures] 1552 words
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Aggregation of Individual Judgments and Priorities - The decision makers have made their judgements from comparing criteria and alternatives. The next step is the aggregation of those judgements. There are two main aggregation methods: Aggregation of Individual Judgements (AIJ) and Aggregation of Individual Priorities (AIP). Aggregation of Individual Judgements Given a hierarchy, the decision makers input their judgements in each level. In this kind of aggregation, judgements are aggregated in each level of hierarchy. Forman and Peniwati (1998) state that “individual identities are lost with every stage of aggregation and a synthesis of the hierarchy produces the group’s priorities.” N decision makers will generate at least N judgement matric...   [tags: Information Technology ] 1006 words
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Ethical Judgments and the Production of Knowledge - Humans are rational and emotional creatures whose intellect allows for the evaluation of behaviors and actions. These evaluations help humans rule over actions and create ethical judgments. Ethical judgments dictate over what should be done and restrict the way of being of individuals. Ethical judgments have an impact in the methods available in the production of knowledge, but are not considered hindrances since they affirm the principles of human morality and are needed to judge knowledge claims....   [tags: The Stem Cell Debate]
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Soren Kierkegaard's Fear And Trembling - How does the individual assure himself that he is justified. In Soren Kierkegaard's Fear and Trembling, Abraham, found in a paradox between two ethical duties, is confronted with this question. He has ethical duties to be faithful to God and also to his son, Isaac. He believes that God demands him to sacrifice Isaac. But, Abraham, firmly adhering to his faith, submitted to what he believed was the will of God. By using his perspective and that of his alternative guise, Johannes de Silentio, Kierkegaard concentrates on the story of Abraham in such a way that his audience must choose between two extremes....   [tags: Judgment Ethics Dilemma] 958 words
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Value Pluralism and Absolute Moral Judgments - Widespread and deep moral disagreements are persistently resistant to rational solutions and thus allow for continuing debate over the validity of moral judgments. This paper will discuss prominent positions regarding whether moral judgments may be true and false in an absolute sense or a relative sense, in light of the diverse and intense disagreement in moral judgment. This paper will defend the pluralistic conclusion that if there are not specific universal values, there is at least a minimum value of humanity without which a society could not survive....   [tags: Normative Moral Relativity, Moral Objectivity] 1552 words
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Value Pluralism and Absolute Moral Judgments - Widespread and deep moral disagreements are persistently resistant to rational solutions and thus allow for continuing debate over the validity of moral judgments. This paper will discuss prominent positions regarding whether moral judgments may be true and false in an absolute sense or a relative sense, in light of the diverse and intense disagreement in moral judgment. This paper will defend the pluralistic conclusion that if there are not specific universal values, there is at least a minimum value of humanity without which a society could not survive....   [tags: normative moral relativity, moral objectivity] 1552 words
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Ethical Judgments Limit the Pursuit of Knowledge - “The end justifies the means” is the famous quote of Machiavelli (Viroli, 1998) which puts the emphasis of morality on the finale results rather than the actions undertaken to achieve them. Is this claim true in the field of the natural sciences. Whether atomic bombings, as a mean used to end World War II, justifies the death of civilians in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. What is moral limitation in the acquisition of knowledge in the natural sciences. How is art constrained by moral judgment. Is it applicable to various works of art....   [tags: Ethics vs Knowledge]
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Clinical Thinking and Critical Judgement - ... Some of the references was current and some were not. There was approximately 11 sources in the last ten years and thirteen sources in the last five years. There were approximately four references greater than ten years. The oldest reference was in 1997 and the most recent reference was in 2009. References that are older than five years are considered outdated. The current Knowledge________ Framework or Theoretical Perspective The framework was explicitly expressed. Tanner’s Theory of Clinical Judgment provides a framework for this study (Mann, 2012)....   [tags: qualitative article critieque]
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Aesthetic Judgement of an Art Work - In the following essay I will discuss whether it is possible for judgements of the aesthetic quality of works of art to be always merely personal; and what are the circumstances in which they are not personal. I will demonstrate what the necessary conditions are for an aesthetic judgement to be made accurately. I would, therefore, suggest that if aesthetics of the judgements of taste are merely personal, then these judgements would be improper, therefore proper judgements of taste are not personal....   [tags: analysis, emmanuel kant, hegel]
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Interactions and Moral Judgement Study - Moral judgments comprise a substantial portion of everyday interactions, and as such, it is crucial to understand the mechanism by which they form. While moral judgments have long been a subject of interest in social psychology, only recently has the mechanism of such judgments been studied. Current research has shown that the specific context of a moral judgment has a substantial impact on the outcome of that judgment (Van Bavel, Packer, Johnsen Haas, & Cunningham, 2012). Further research on moral judgments suggests that attention may play a key role in the formation of these judgments (Kastner, 2010)....   [tags: Behavior, Race, Prejudice]
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Judgement Day: A Day of Terror - What would students think if they went into school on a beautiful April day not knowing that it was their last; would they be terrified to attend school, or would they skip school. Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris, two Columbine High School students, went to Columbine High School on April 20, 1999 and killed people’s lives. Columbine raises questions, such as, who were Dylan and Eric, what was their plan, how did they achieve their goal, and what was the aftermath of that horrific day. Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold were average teenagers....   [tags: shooting, Columbine High School, Klebold, Harris]
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Fear of Judgement in Women - She wakes up and finds herself emerged in the same dreadful nightmare. Her eyes are swollen from crying the night before. She takes a deep breath and stands up to face another long day. She sees her reflection in the mirror. Flaws are everything she sees. Round face, small eyes, big nose, shiny skin, fat and short legs, and frizzy hair. The image she often sees of the blue-eyed model from the magazines remains in her thoughts. After covering her face with makeup, she enters the scary outer world with her head held down, as always....   [tags: social media, self-respect, discrimination]
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The Results of Operation Judgement - ... This delay allowed the two divisions of French reinforcements to be placed on the battlefield to defend the city. This raised the French garrison to almost seven full divisions. The attack began on the morning of 21 February with nine hours of artillery firing on the defenses of Verdun during which gas shells are utilized.4 In the evening the German Soldiers attacked the defenses of Bois des Haumont, Caures, and Herbebois expecting to receive very little resistance. The artillery was less effective than planned and the German Army only seizes Bois des Haumont....   [tags: war, germans, attack] 2061 words
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Judgments of Conduct in Sense and Sensibility - Sense and Sensibility is an elegant story that portrays the advantages of the first over the second, as manifested between two sisters of opposing temperaments, one of whom loves wisely and the other passionately. Set in London and its surrounding countryside, the story relates how Elinor, the eldest of Mrs. Dashwood's daughters, and Marianne, the second eldest, share in the agony of tragic love. In the opening of the book, Mrs. Dashwood and her three daughters are forced to move to a new and smaller abode, as her husband's death left her fairly unwealthy....   [tags: Austen Sense Sensibility Essays] 1013 words
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Ethical Judgments Limit the Methods Available in the Production of Knowledge - Knowledge is defined as the “information, understanding, or skill that you get from experience or education” (“Knowledge”). The methods of production of knowledge in the areas of arts and natural sciences are similar in some views, and different in others. Artists produce knowledge through their use of emotion and perception, while scientists and researchers produce knowledge through reason. Ethical judgment limits these methods available to both artists and scientists. In the production of knowledge in arts, there are highly controversial methods used mainly because art can firstly be done through mimicking....   [tags: knowledge, arts, natural science]
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Ethical Judgement - Who appoints ethical limits that prevail in our society. Is every individual responsible for their own actions even though their morals may be different from others. Ethical judgments are made for every individual separately and some of them are based on their own emotions or their own reason. There are many factors that influence ethical judgments in a society or culture. In my essay I will use reason and emotion as ways of knowing, because I believe that in order to make an ethical judgment in both the natural sciences and arts a person’s emotion and reason play a role....   [tags: genetic experiments, organs, donation]
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Stereotyping: The Judgement We Make About People - The judgments we make about people, events or places are based on our own direct impressions. But for most of the knowledge, we rely on media. The media actually re-present the world to us. However, the media only shows us some aspects of the world, ignoring the rest (Andrew Pilkington and Alan Yeo 2009). In this essay, I will explain what stereotypes are and primarily give an example of a famous men’s magazine called ‘nuts’ and explain how it stereotypes women and what are their impacts on people....   [tags: Judgement, Advertising, Mass Media] 1034 words
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The Levels of Processing in a Judgement and Recall Task - One hundred and forty two undergraduate students participated in a levels-of-processing experiment on the basis of Craik & Tulving’s (1975) famous model. Participants were presented with shallow, intermediate or semantic words within 60 judgment trials, followed by a recognition test of 120 trials containing half of the original words. The findings suggest that participants recognized the semantic words better compared to the shallow and intermediate words; this proposes that by the use of attention, semantic processing leads to a stronger memory trace....   [tags: Semantic Words, Autism]
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Impairment of Judgement in Macbet by William Shakespeare - Macbeth’s judgment is not only impaired by the three witches’ prophecies but also his wife’s corrupt ambition. As time progressed before Duncan’s murder, the idea of senselessly killing his own king lingers in Macbeth’s mind. The only logical avenue in his mind is to wait for the prophecies to come true instead of rushing them unnaturally; Lady Macbeth slaughters this idea of patience. She questions Macbeth’s manhood, and makes him think that the only way to successfully gain dominance is to murder his royal leader, Duncan....   [tags: prophecy, revenge, murder]
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Illiteracy in A Judgement in Stone, by Ruth Rendell - In today’s society a vast number of people are well educated. They have the equal opportunity to choose their own path in life by getting an education. A primary educational aspect of every human is to learn to read. Being able to read is a primary goal of people in human society, as well as important in itself to society; it takes people far beyond their wildest dreams. A person who is literate has few limitations on what they can do; the world is an open playing field, because a person that is literate has the ability to become very successful in life....   [tags: blackmail, limitations, demeanor]
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