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Delusions of American Society Exposed in Mind the Gap - Delusions of American Society Exposed in Mind the Gap by Meredith Oakes Mind the Gap, by Meredith Oakes is an ironic play that reflects many of the more undesirable traits of human nature. The play is set in the London Underground, a more or less universal setting. The two main characters are Ginny, the mother, and Lawrence, her son. The tone of the play is set within the first page and the characters are established quickly as well.           In Mind the Gap, Ginny and Larence are riding on a train to get to the psychiatrist's office....   [tags: Mind the Gap Essays Papers] 986 words
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The Possibilities of the Gap Year - A gap year is a year off of academics, which provides time to explore interests and help determine career choices, containing both positive and negative aspects to consider. A gap year can be spent in a several ways from internships, working, volunteering, or traveling and exploring interests. It can provide students with life impacting traits that can provide a better future and greater outlook on life. If taken seriously, a gap year can have many positive effects on education and the motivation to continue school....   [tags: The Gap Year Abroad]
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A Gap Year: Just Say No - You’re coming back from a well needed break from school and you feel invigorated and ready to start. The first few weeks are the hardest to adjust to because your brain hasn’t been used throughout the break. The dilemma with breaks, such as summer break, is that one loses valuable information from past academic courses that are essential to ones progress towards higher education. Imagine a whole year without learning and then coming back to intense rigorous classes at a University....   [tags: Education, A Gap Year]
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The Elephant and the Dragon by Robyn Meredith - Robyn Meredith tells a complex and very important story of two formerly dirt-poor nations. China and India have transformed much of their economies to produce vast amounts of wealth and to lift hundreds of millions of people out of desperate poverty, which is about all they have in common. China is worlds ahead of India despite its politics. India is democratic but its history British Colonial rule has in some ways hindered their growth. While one would expect China to be a big version of North Korea, and India to be the most Western of the Asian nations, it has not worked out that way....   [tags: China, India, poverty, democratic socialism]
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R. vs Oakes Case and Reasonable Limits Clause - The Charter of Rights and Freedoms is an important document that allows us to live our lives without arbitrary governmental control, although there may be certain times when rights should be limited. The R. v Oakes case is a perfect example of this situation coming into play. David Edwin Oakes was caught with an unlawful possession of hash oil and was automatically convicted of trafficking, under section 8 of the Narcotic Control Act. By looking at the Charter, it was clear that section 8 of the NCA violated his right to be presumed innocent until proven guilty, guaranteed in section 11.d....   [tags: Charter of Rights and Freedoms] 760 words
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Gender Gap in the Work Force - Gender disparity impacts numerous aspects of everyday life. It influences our work or interactions with others and our home life. It impacts our work by the jobs and positions that certain genders obtain and their salaries. Likewise, it controls how we react to others based on expectations made for our gender. For instance, those who work in customer service tend to be female and are expected to be kind to put customers at ease. It impacts families through the division of work given to spouses based on their gender or perhaps their income....   [tags: gender gap, work force discrimination] 563 words
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Morality and Will Power in Lucifer in Starlight by George Meredith - ... "Tired of the dark dominion swung the dark fiend" (2). The uprising of Lucifer sets the stage and implies that he is up to no good. This uprising could signify a rebellion against God with the hopes of returning to heaven. "Above the rolling ball in cloud part screened" (3). Lucifer now rises above Earth, which is referred to as "rolling ball" in the poem. In the Bible, it is believed that God created the earth and the heavens. God set "the ball in motion" and it kept moving; this refers to Earth's rotation and revolution around the sun....   [tags: hell, God, bible] 618 words
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The Pros and Cons of Taking a Gap Year - We all need a break from school, whether its going from high school into college, or during college. Even though there’s a risk of losing momentum after a long layoff from school, its an opportunity to regroup and explore more before taking that next big step into college, having figured out what you want to do in the future. Not only will you able to rest your brain for what’s upcoming, this allows to be fully confident on a major that interests the student, which allows for an easy transition into their careers, and they can have a chance to explore the world at their free will without be strained....   [tags: Gap Year Essays]
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The Mind of a Killer - The mind of a killer is one that is not easily comprehended. The events of their lives deeply root and morph themselves into disturbed thoughts and mind sets that fuel a killer to commit murder. In Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood, the case of the quadruple homicide of the Clutter family in Holcomb, Kansas involved murderers who were two very different individuals that had teamed up to commit an important “score”. The plan was devised by Dick Hickock to rob and murder the Clutter family and he brought about his cellmate from prison, Perry Smith to assist him with the job....   [tags: Psychology, State of Mind] 1817 words
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Gender Gap In Pay - Introduction Gender Pay Gap also referred to as Gender wage gap, gender income difference or male-female income difference refers to the difference between the earning of men and women (Victoria, 2006). The European Union defines the Gender Pay gap as the difference between men and women’s hourly earnings (OECD, 2012). The difference may be measured on hourly, weekly, monthly, or yearly earning. The difference is expressed as a percentage of the men’s earning. However, the difference varies from one industry to another, from one country to another and from one age group to another....   [tags: Gander Wage Gap, Men Income, Women]
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Clinical Diagnosis of Meredith - 1. The clinical should look for the symptoms that might help him to identify the diagnosis of client. As Meredith mentioned that she cannot sleep and eat properly it is necessary to find out changes in her appetite and weight. Meredith also mentioned that she cannot work properly, so the clinical should ask about problems with concentration. The symptoms of Meredith case seem to be similar to depression, so the clinical should ask about suicide thoughts, thoughts about death and worthlessness; the frequency of such thoughts should be considered....   [tags: trauma, alcohol, depression] 707 words
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Embodiment: The Mind Controlling the Body - ... (8) 1.3 19th Century: Carl Lange and William James created the James-Lange theory of emotion. This states that actions are not the result of emotions, but rather the opposite. They believed that physical reactions were the result of an experience one has. Emotions were therefore a result of the body interpreting those physical reactions. (2) 1.4 Present: Nowadays, much focus is put on the influence of the body on the mind. The benefits of exercise on one’s mental health are commonly discussed....   [tags: emotions, psychological, mind] 849 words
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The Benefits of Taking a Gap Year between High School and College - Gap year is the term used to refer to the year after a student has graduated from high school and before the student enrolls in a college. Sometimes, students also take the gap year in between academic years. For many students leaving high school, a gap year provides a most welcome break but it can also be a cause of frustration for others depending on how the time is planned and managed. It can be a way of taking some well-deserved rest while gathering momentum for the next level of academic life, or it can be a time to catch up on various matters around the home....   [tags: Gap Year Essays]
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Fear In the Damp and Dark Gap - Fear In the Damp and Dark Gap The usual signification of the French feminist's "gap" transformed by Jack Bushnell from silent entrapment to a meaning that signifies the "gap" as that which frees the other and allows for the generation of a voice of the other's own Circus of the Wolves. The famous masculine--self and feminine--other opposition will be freely utilized with the man and the circus representing the former and Kael and nature the latter. Gaps appear literally and figuratively throughout the text and with each appearance its meaning slowly, slowly, alters in the previously stated manner....   [tags: In the Damp and Dark Gap] 1215 words
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Critique on Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz's Theories on the Mind - Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz has the view that the mind of a substance, including humans, is not a composite entity. To Leibniz, the mind is similar to a mill, in the sense that it is like a machine where all of the parts of it work together. When, in reality, the mind is something that is complex, and needs both an intellectual and a technical side to it for it to function –quite unlike the machine Leibniz claims it is. His argument, known as “The Mill Argument”, states that if a person were to walk into a mill, he or she would observe the inner workings of it, and not know what the parts are made of, or how they are related....   [tags: mind, thinking]
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James Meredith and the University of Mississippi’s Integration - James Meredith and the University of Mississippi’s Integration When a person presently looks at university school systems, one never imagines the struggle to obtain such diverse campuses. With Caucasians, Asians, Latinos, and African Americans all willing and able to attend any institution, it is difficult now to envision a world where, because of one’s skin color, a person is denied university acceptance. In actuality, this world existed only fifty years ago. In a time of extreme racial discrimination, African Americans fought and struggled toward one of many goals: to integrate schools....   [tags: Racial Integration]
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Global Communications Gap Analysis - Gap Analysis: Global Communications The confidence in the entire telecommunications industry is diminishing. Stockholders are realizing diminishing returns on their investment and are having doubts about the industry?s ability to regain past levels of profitability. Telecommunications companies are experiencing losses due to high levels of competition for the consumer dollars available. Cable companies have been allowed into the market to provide a single provider solution for television, broadband internet, and two-way voice communication....   [tags: Gap Analysis Global Communications] 1718 words
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Global Communications Gap Analysis - Gap Analysis: Global Communications Telecommunication companies were faced with an enormous decline in profits; Global Communication implemented a forceful plan. Global Communications, is a well known company in its industry, providing exceptional services to its’ patrons and valued its’ employees the most. However, the Senior Leadership Team has constructed a competitive plan that will single out it employees best interest. Since business communication is not effective, as it should Global Communication were unsuccessful with the implementation of the plan....   [tags: Gap Analysis Business Strategy] 1420 words
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Riordan Manufacturing Gap Analysis - Gap Analysis: Riordan Manufacturing Introduction Riordan Manufacturing is a 16-year-old global plastic producing company employing 550 people with projected annual earnings of $46 million. Recently they’ve been having employee motivation issues and as a result are experiencing declining sales, lower job satisfaction, and increased turnover. With pay currently not meeting industry standards, they are at risk of losing good employees to other companies while at the same time having highly visible projects they need completed on the horizon....   [tags: Riordan Manufacturing Gap Analysis] 1847 words
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Gap Analysis: Global Communications - Gap Analysis: Global Communications Global Communications is company that wants to expand it’s market and broaden its horizon like any other businesses out there. Their company is starting to diminish and there is a need to do something quick about it. In the past three years, their stock has depreciated in value and there is a great deal of competition. The head of the company has come up with a plan to revive the company, but in some cases of having a business you have to loose some to win some....   [tags: Gap Analysis Business Expansion] 1991 words
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George Meredith’s First Two Sonnets - George Meredith’s First Two Sonnets When we first look at the sonnet there is an obvious difference to usual sonnets, this is because a normal sonnet has a series of quatrains and has 14 lines. Whereas these sonnets are continuous, with the same harsh tone throughout. It is also apparent that they have 16 lines rebelling against the usual 14 lines, this is to imply that nothing is harsh enough to explain love and that a person cannot explain love in words. The first word of the sonnet “It” personifies the night, and instantly implies that he has to struggle through the night....   [tags: Papers] 869 words
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Dr. Meredith Belbin’s Team Roles - Dr. Meredith Belbin’s Team Roles Biography of Dr. Meredith Belbin Dr. Meredith Belbin received his first degree in Classics and Psychology at Clare College in Cambridge. He obtained another degree for his doctoral dissertation on Old Workers in Industry. After completing his training at the Institute of Engineering Production at Birmingham and Research Fellowship at Cranfield, Dr. Belbin became a management consultant of many industries. When he came back to Cambridge, Dr. Belbin worked as a Chairman of the Industrial Training Research Unit and Director of the Employment Development Unit....   [tags: Business and Management Studies] 982 words
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The Haunting of Mind - The Haunting of Mind The ghosts made their presence known at 9:36 p.m. the first evening. Later in life, when Rachel Fleischman thought back on the events at the house, she marveled that the exact time was so firmly set in her mind. She wasn't wearing a watch, and didn't recall asking anyone else the time. She remembered, almost as if the presences told her, wanting her to remember for their sake, and for the sake of posterity. The four of them sat around the table in the kitchen of the haunted house....   [tags: The Haunting of Mind Essays] 1378 words
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The Gap - The Gap Formating problems GAP.Ý It’s on every third glass window that covers the front of the store.Ý The windows display large posters and body forms, not mannequins because they don’t have heads, hands, or feet.Ý They wear the latest items to arrive in the store, and look impeccable most of the time, because most of the time I dress them.Ý The tiled floor between the glass doors gives way to a scratched and scuffed hard wood floor in desperate need of a wax and buff.Ý The dust bunnies that seem to breed and quickly distribute themselves until they are under every fixture and on top of every shelf must first be exterminated.Ý The lighting is a combination of muted fluorescent in the middl...   [tags: Clothing Retail Sales Papers] 2892 words
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Gap Analysis: Lester Electronics - Gap Analysis: Lester Electronics In the Lester Electronics Scenario, there are several things going on at once. Shang-Wa had already suggested a partnership to Lester Electronics, but this is now becoming more urgent due to a hostile takeover bid by TEC. In fear of losing his company, John Lin, the CEO and founder of Shang-Wa, approaches Bernard Lester, CEO of Lester Electronics with a serious proposal to form and partnership and expand the business in to a neighboring Asian country. Lester Electronics however, has to decide whether a partnership is the best way to go, or if acquiring Shang-Wa outright would be more beneficial....   [tags: Lester Electronics Gap Analysis Case Study] 1262 words
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Generation Gap: The Gap between Parents and Children - "The great model of affection of love in human beings is the sentiment which subsists between parents and children." as time goes by, things change. What was popular, and normal, in the 70s has changed. The older generation always wonder what had gone wrong with the younger generation and the younger generation also wonder why parents can`t understand their needs. The don`t know how to deal with the differences between each others and that has lead to a gap between parents and children. The interests ,food, habits ,slang , entertainment and also the way of thinking of the younger generation differs from the older generation....   [tags: difference, interests, entertainment] 555 words
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Harrison-Keyes Gap Analysis - Gap Analysis: Harrison-Keyes Harrison-Keyes is a major publisher with a long history of success with its 22,000 plus publications. Management has seen a fall in sales due to changes in distribution and new media. They have identified a new media that will help them to stay competitive in the industry. Executives believe that starting a new electronic book or e-book initiative will help solve the problem and will offer large profits. However, there have been many problems in getting this idea to fruition....   [tags: Gap Analysis Harrison-Keyes Publishing] 1804 words
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Two Articles on the Mind and Defense Mechanisms and Coping Method - Of all the human body parts, the mind is the one that serves multiple roles. It is the part that allows humans to turn their knowledge and intelligence into useful inventions. Indeed, it is what makes humans more superior than animals. The human mind is a miraculous tool; it can store memories, protect humans from their traumatic experiences, and allow imagination to roam freely. When a person encounters a traumatic experience, the mind can automatically pull tricks to help him cope with the trauma....   [tags: miraculous tool, defense mechanism, mind]
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The Relationship Among the Mind, Body and Learning Outcomes - The mind and the body are not only connected, but are a single entity that rely on each other (Dreher, 2003). Both the mind and the body must be in peak condition in order to optimize learning outcomes. The scientific community must destigmatize the mind-body connection with further research and begin separating facts from pop culture fiction. Since knowledge is the lifeblood of the academic community, it seems pertinent to find how to optimize students' circumstances to encourage the best opportunity for learning potential....   [tags: Optimizing Learning Outcomes, Mind, Body]
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A Beautiful Mind Teaches us About Suffering from Schizophrenia - “A Beautiful Mind” is a movie by director Ron Howard, which is based on the biography of a mathematical genius John Forbes Nash, Jr, played by Russell Crowe. Jennifer Connelly plays the role of Alicia Larde, wife of John Nash. John is a schizophrenic. He received the Nobel Prize for Economics in 1994 for developing the “game theory”. This is a movie about how schizophrenia affects the functioning of the person as well as their family. Though we will never know what it is actually like to suffer from this disorder, this movie tries to portray the experiences of a schizophrenic....   [tags: Essays on A Beautiful Mind] 437 words
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The Advantages of Taking a Gap Year - Although Maya did not experience any negative outcomes during her year off, she had a lot of positive factors of The Gap Year to talk about. Time was a very big plus for her. Firstly, she believes that during the year a student takes off they could spend that time working. A gap year participant is going to have to fund their schooling some how. Second, she says “a gap year is a good and long enough amount of time for someone to clear their mind.” What I believe she means is that, during high school, or any other kind of schooling one pursues, at one point or another they are going to get stressed....   [tags: getting thoughts and priorities in order]
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The Benefits of The Gap Year - The traditional education ladder from prekindergarten to college in the United States of America is now changing and there is a new spin on planning one’s future. Danielle Woods, a writer for Today MSNBC, stated that, “A growing number of high school seniors are balking at riding the academic conveyer belt from preschool all the way to the university. They’re burnt out. Or not quite ready. Or they want to explore a few interests before deciding what to study in college” (Woods). The time off she is referring to is Gap Year, an amount of time from six months to two or three years to experience life....   [tags: Education]
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How J. Oakes' Educational Horizons Relates to My Own Experiences with Education - I have always done well on my standardized tests, though I didn’t have as many as the children of America do today. I was always placed in the highest classes, and my dad was always proud of me. I never realized that I was truly getting a different education then most other kids in my school. After reading Educational Horizons, by J. Oakes, I understand how I was really in a different world than my peers. Everybody would always talk about how effortless their classes were and how they never had any homework....   [tags: educational horizons] 958 words
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Review of the Film, A Beautiful Mind - This was a superb movie although it was not original from the standpoint of being the first movie about schizophrenia, it was first the time I have seen this sickness manifest itself like that. The movie was based on a true story about a brilliant mathematician John Nash, who was suffering from a very severe case of schizophrenia for many years un-noticed, it began in his teenage years. He believed that he was secretly working with the government to break Russian codes. Eventually, the situation got out of control....   [tags: Movie Film Beautiful Mind Essays] 909 words
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Gilbert Ryle's The Concept of Mind - Gilbert Ryle's The Concept of Mind In The Concept of Mind Gilbert Ryle attempts, in his own words, to 'explode the myth' of Cartesian dualism. His primary method in this endeavour is to explain why it is a logical error to describe minds and bodies with semantically similar language; while secondarily, he proposes that even to speak of 'minds' as a second-order ontology is to take the first step in the wrong direction towards intellectual clarity. Thus, with the desire to arrive at this hypothetical locale, the following peripatetic discussion will set out with Ryle at his point of departure, viz....   [tags: Concept Mind Gilbert Ryle Papers]
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How did Descartes Explain the Relationship between Mind and Body? - Across the years, many scientists and philosophers believed that a human being is made up by mind and body (Radner, 1971). Some of them believed that the mind-soul is something different from the body and each of them works by themselves without any interaction between them (Radner, 1971). The other point of view said that body and mind works together as a unity and mutually influences each other and the result is the human being. This view had been held by great figures like the Greek philosopher Aristotle and Aquinas (Radner, 1971)....   [tags: rene descartes, mind and body, aristotle]
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A Beautiful Mind - A Beautiful Mind The movie "A Beautiful Mind" tells the story of Nobel Prize winner John Nash's struggle with schizophrenia. It follows his journey from the point where he is not even aware he has schizophrenia, to the point where Nash and his wife find a way to manage his condition. The movie provides a lot of information and insight into the psychological condition of schizophrenia, including information on the symptoms, the treatment and cures, the life for the individual and for the individual's family....   [tags: Movie Film Beautiful Mind Schizophrenia Essays] 751 words
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Trouble In Mind by Leon F. Litwack - Trouble In Mind by Leon F. Litwack Leon F. Litwack is the author of Trouble in Mind. Litwack is an American historian and professor of history at the University of California at Berkeley. He was born in 1929 in Santa Barbara, California. In 1951, Litwack received is Bachelor Degree and then continued to further his education. In 1958, he received his Ph. D. from the University of California at Berkeley. Samuel Eliot Morison and Henry Steele Commager wrote the book that sparked Litwack's curiosity in history....   [tags: Trouble Mind Litwack] 1509 words
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Certainty and Memory in Stephen Jay Gould´s Essay: Some Encounters of a Mental Mind - In Stephen Jay Gould’s essay, “Some close encounters of a mental kind,” Gould discussed about how certainty can be both blessing and dangerous. According to Gould, certainty can be blessing because it can provide warmth, comfort and secure. However, it can also be a danger because it can trick our mind with false information of what we see and remember in our mind. Gould also talked about the three levels of possible error in direct visual observation: misperception, retention and retrieval. According to Gould, our human mind is the greatest miracle of nature and the wicked of all frauds and tricksters mixed....   [tags: Misperception, Human Mind]
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Gap Year - In 2012, a data regarding the percentage of college dropouts occurring in the Philippines annually was shown during a hearing led by Sen. Edgardo Angara’s committee. The study that was conducted by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) revealed the rate at “…..alarming 83.7 percent. This means that the country is producing 2.13 million college dropouts annually while graduates stand at close to 500,000 only.” (2012). In the same year, a similar study was conducted in UK by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) with a result of 7.4 percent college dropouts annually....   [tags: College Dropouts, Independence]
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Gilbert Ryle’s The Concept of Mind - Gilbert Ryle’s The Concept of Mind Gilbert Ryle’s The Concept of Mind (1949) is a critique of the notion that the mind is distinct from the body, and is a rejection of the philosophical theory that mental states are distinct from physical states. Ryle argues that the traditional approach to the relation of mind and body (i.e., the approach which is taken by the philosophy of Descartes) assumes that there is a basic distinction between Mind and Matter. According to Ryle, this assumption is a basic 'category-mistake,' because it attempts to analyze the relation betwen 'mind' and 'body' as if they were terms of the same logical category....   [tags: Ryle Concept Mind Philosophy Essays]
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Is Taking a Gap Year a Good Idea? - ... There are also the pressures of regaining the time lost during the gap before attending college. Then all the pressure it is to be a non-traditional student will turn into personal stress. Stress brought on by school could cause a student to lose focus on their studies. When someone loses focus on their studies they can also lose focus of their degree they are pursuing. Students also would not pursue college during a gap year due to distractions. Many students might get a job straight out of high school and feel there is no need in going to college at all....   [tags: college, graduate, degree] 546 words
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Giambattista Vico and the Pedagogy of 'Heroic Mind' in the Liberal Arts - Giambattista Vico and the Pedagogy of 'Heroic Mind' in the Liberal Arts ABSTRACT: Vico's concept of the Heroic Mind forms the pedagogical basis for his view of the liberal arts in university education. It is also the key to understanding his humanist critique of Cartesian epistemology. This essay studies Vico's Heroic Mind concept as revealed in his 1732 De mente heroica Oration, discusses the nature of Vico's challenge to Descartes' view of the human person and of knowledge, and points out the development of Vico's ideas on mind, education, and knowledge from his earlier works....   [tags: Vico Heroic Mind Essays]
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Social Order in P.D. James’ A Mind To Murder - P.D. James’ A Mind To Murder - Social Order One of the basic assumptions underlying any detective novel is a sense of social order. The novelist assumes that the reader agrees that killing people is wrong; it does not matter if the victims are exemplary citizens or odious individuals, it is the mere act of snuffing out another’s life that is against the social order. In P.D. James’ A Mind To Murder, Nurse Marion Bolam’s murder of her stuffy and self-righteous cousin Enid illustrates a situation where the nurse and her invalid mother had suffered from her cousin’s stinginess; James gives us a clear look at the murderer’s fear that if Enid had been given time to change her will as she...   [tags: P.D. James A Mind To Murder] 1470 words
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A Gap In Education - ... In the article entitled The Big Decision: Should I Take a Gap Year, Helen Whitehouse describes many reasons to why she did not take a gap year. She says that the biggest reason why she decided to go into college right away was so that she didn’t lose her writing skills. She wanted to major in English, and she would have quite the difficulty getting a degree in English if she lost some writing skills (2013). So, people who take a gap year would most likely lose vital information and have difficulty in their transition back into the academic life....   [tags: reasons, loose skills, high school]
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Assessment of The World is Flat and A Whole New Mind - Assessment of The World is Flat and A Whole New Mind The widespread adoption of new technologies serves as the driver behind societal alteration. With few exceptions, changes in the framework of society from politics to the individual have been wrought by economic changes; that is, the onward march of societal progression can be traced to changes in the market. Thomas L. Friedman in The World is Flat argues that the recent “shrinking” of the world in terms of communications has weakened the traditional stronghold America has held over white-collar professions....   [tags: Friedman Pink World Flat Mind Essays Papers]
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Filling the Gap in My Heart - Filling the Gap in My Heart Flavia Weedn once said that “some people come into our lives and leave footprints on our hearts and we are never the same.” Recently I had a life-changing experience that narrates to that notable quote. This experience opened my eyes to a whole other part of me that I never knew about. I learned that giving second chances doesn’t always have an unconstructive outcome and that building relationships aren’t effortless. When I opened my heart I faced a lot of poignant anxiety that guided me to a blissful and rewarding ending that I am grateful for....   [tags: miscellaneous] 655 words
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Quality Improvement Plan: Performing a Gap Analysis - The gap analysis is most useful in the initial stages of project development because it helps with the project manager and project team identify the tasks that must be completed to finish the project. A gap analysis is a tool used to identify the gap between the company’s current state and the future state the company wants to reach (Evison, 2014). It also includes the tasks that must be completed to close the gap between the two states. Performing a gap analysis helps identify the gaps which must be closed to complete and what needs to happen to complete the project successfully....   [tags: motivation, company, project manager]
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The Gender Gap in Society - The Gender Gap in Society When a girl falls down, her parents immediately give their hands. However, when a boy does, his parents expect he rises for himself without their help unless he is very little and weak. Despite most parents' saying that they do not want their children to behave and think in stereotypical ways, they treat their children differently based on the child's gender. Since initial gender roles are assumed during infancy and young childhood, the gender gap is developed in the child....   [tags: Papers] 573 words
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Bridging The Gap That Separates Man From Machine - The computer: arguably one of man’s greatest inventions. It has done everything from trivializing routine tasks to aiding in humanities quest to the heavens and beyond. It connects us to our neighbors across the street, and across the world. It keeps us entertained and informed. Yet for all the tasks modern computers can accomplish with precision and easy, they are still incapable of responding to our conscience and unconscious minds. The classic method of human-computer interaction is through a mouse and keyboard....   [tags: Technology] 697 words
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