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Biology
1. Which of the following is the definition of ecology? the social movement with a goal to protect the environment the recycling of human-made materials to reduce waste going into landfills the study of interactions among organisms and between organisms and their environment ...
Friday, August 24, 2012 at 4:06pm

philosophy
what would an example of how C.Wright Mills ethical theory might work
Thursday, August 2, 2012 at 12:21am

philosophy
i have to write an essay comparing Continental, Pragmatic, and Analytic philosophies, focusing on one particular concept that is treated differently by all three schools of thought. what three schools are they talk in about?
Friday, July 27, 2012 at 1:30am

philosophy
Write a 700- to 1400-word fictional dialogue illustrating the ideas of Plato and Aristotle. I dont want someone to do for me just someone to help me start.
Monday, July 16, 2012 at 3:01pm

geography
Match each item on the left with an item on the right. Question 1 options: philosophy calling for greater economic equality in society creator of the Kremlin in Moscow country once controlled by the Soviet Union term that means "self-rule" organized persecution and ...
Monday, July 9, 2012 at 10:23am

Foreign languages
I left out the following questions. Thank you. 1) What effect did Poe aim to achieve in moast of his short stories? Which theory did Poe work out in his Philosophy of Composition and who was he inspired by? 2) What are the main feautures of Poe's tales? What do we get to ...
Sunday, July 1, 2012 at 12:20pm

History
Following World War II, what factors led to Japan's economic success? A. The adoption of eastern economic philosophy that emphasized supply and demand economy. B. The concentration on the production of high-quality agricultural products C. Efficient, modern factories, ...
Monday, June 25, 2012 at 9:47am

Child day care management
Which of the following best describes why you need to establish goals for your program? A. Goals will let parents know the philosophy of your program. B. Goals tell the community how much they can gain from your program. C. Goals are essential for the children to follow so ...
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 10:06am

Essay:)
Topic: Compare and Contrast the Tang and song dynasties China? The Tang Dynasties (June 18,618-June 4,907)was an imperial dynasty of china preceded by the Sui Dynasty and followed by the Five Dynasties Ten Kingdoms period. It was founded by the cifamily. In chinese history, ...
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at 3:25pm

philosophy
Do you agree with the final statement in paragraph #4 on pages xiii xiv in The Contract; namely, "The only way to get justice is to have impartial, wise rulers who give people what is right, not what the people think they want"? Use a current moral issue (i.e. same-...
Sunday, June 10, 2012 at 2:02am

philosophy
My demand upon the philosopher is known, that he take his stand beyond good and evil and leaven the illumination of moral judgment beneath himself. This demand follows from an insight which I was the first to formulate: that there are altogether no moral facts." what does...
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 8:54pm

Social Studies
Believing that truth is what works for actual real people, Harvard psychologist William James developed the philosophy of A. radical progressivism. B. social idealism. C. pragmatism. D. social progressivism. Is it C?
Friday, June 1, 2012 at 6:33pm

Philosophy
Please help answer these questions Argument: Anything is possible Therefore, it must be possible that something is impossible This is a contraction - Not everything is possible because anything is possible. Types of appeals in arguments (Aristotle) Pathos - appeals to emotion ...
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 4:51pm

intro to ethics - philosophy
REWRITE: 1) Correct the problems with this title: Author And The Seventh Day 2) Place commas: Afterwards John went home and he went to bed. 3) What is wrong with this sentence?: John went home, he went to bed. 4) Place a question mark: “ What do you want from this class&#...
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 4:43pm

Psychology
Please check my answers and let me know if they are right or wrong. 1. Behaviorism as a means of studying the mind emerged due to the limitations of Introspection. Behaviorists examine: >subjective behavior. >covert behavior. >overt behavior.x (My Choice) >...
Friday, May 4, 2012 at 10:01pm

philosophy
How do value judgments cloud discussions of the legitimacy of violence in a political system
Monday, April 30, 2012 at 12:31pm

Leadership
As F. Nicholas Jacobs toured the Windber Medical Center facility, he was dismayed by the industrial pink painted walls, the circa 1970 furniture, and the snow leaking through the windows of the conference room. Employees earned 30 percent less than their counterparts in the ...
Monday, March 26, 2012 at 1:35pm

human behavior at work
both philosophy and visions are somewhat hazy concepts.How can they be made clear to employees?why are philosophy and vision included as early elements in the organizational behavior system?give an example of an organizational vision that you have read about or heard of.
Sunday, March 25, 2012 at 9:52pm

Philosophy
Why did Hobbes name his text Leviathan?
Sunday, March 25, 2012 at 6:12pm

English
I need you to check these sentences. I would like to rephrase n.1-2, too. Thank you very much!! 1)Describe how Mr Gradgrind is portrayed by Dickens in Chapter 2 of Hard Times. What is his surname symbolic of? How does he address his pupils and what kind of philosophy does he ...
Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 11:03am

business
1. The employees of Abs “R” Us, which includes 12 fitness parlors in and around the metro area, feel they can improve the performance of the company. They decide to pool their resources to purchase the company. This would be called a _______ buyout. A. leveraged C. ...
Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 10:05pm

English
I'd like you to check the first part of the rephrase. I'll post you the rest in my next post. Thank you. 1) In Chapter 2 Thomas Gradgrind, is introduced as a rigid, narrow-minded man, who seems to be concerned only about facts with a total disregard for imagination. He...
Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 2:12pm

writing
I need help writing a thesis statement for my philosophy paper. The paper is about two philosopher's, Thrasymachus and Socrates. Essentially the paper is about the multiple definitions of justice that Thrasymachus throws out and how Socrates proves them wrong and points ...
Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 2:38pm

american history
I nee help revising my essay here it is This is what my general view on American History. Well let me tell you it’s a course that we all have to take in high school to graduate. In school we are confronted with American History, state History and general courses of the ...
Friday, February 24, 2012 at 7:37pm

English Lit-Check please-thank you
We're reading "The World is Too Much with Us by Wordsworth. We have some questions to interpret-I understand about Wordsworth and his relationship and philosophy concerning nature but I'm just not sure after further research the answer to these two questions. 1. ...
Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 10:00am

help
Human Race A. Philosophy B. Sociology C. Humanities D. Economics d
Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 9:41pm

Philosophy: Introduction to Logic
1.) (L=N) > C 2.) (L=N) v (P>~E) 3.) ~E > C 4.) ~C /~P
Monday, February 13, 2012 at 5:33pm

Business 101
Please check my work. 1.The employees of Abs “R” Us, which includes 12 fitness parlors in and around the metro area, feel they can improve the performance of the company. They decide to pool their resources to purchase the company. This would be called a blank buyout...
Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at 7:04pm

philosophy
what makes an idea dangerous?
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at 10:51pm

english
How would you write this in your own words , "An articulated philosophy that addresses the needs of children, families, educators and the community" ?
Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 6:39pm

greek philosophy and history
Did Socrates teach that absolute right and wrong DID exist. Did he teach consequence for the ones who wronged?
Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 2:10pm

greek philosophy and history
Aristotle taught his students to follow the a. Golden Rule c. golden mean b. Golden Fleece d. none of these
Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 2:04pm

greek philosophy and history
Why did Socrates disagree with the Sophists?
Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 2:03pm

greek philosophy and history
They believed that the human mind could understand everything: a. Epicureans c. Stoics b. Sophists d. philosophers
Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 1:59pm

greek philosophy and history
Who among the Greek philosophers would be the most influential until modern times? a. Socrates c. Herodotus b. Plato d. Aristotle
Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 1:57pm

greek philosophy and history
This first historian was the author of the "History of the Peloponnesian War": a. Herodotus c. Thucydides b. Plato d. Socrates
Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 1:55pm

greek philosophy and history
Who was the father of h istory?
Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 1:49pm

greek philosophy and history
Who thought that the governments should be headed by philosopher kings? Alexander the Great, Plato, Aristophanes, or Jason? Which was it?
Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 1:45pm

greek philosophy and history
How are Aristotle's teachings related to the scientific method used by scientists today?
Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 1:12am

greek philosophy and history
3 Questions 1) Will you explain dome of Anaxagoras teachings and theories on science? 2) Why was Plato dissatisfied and what caused him to leave Athens? 3) What made Thucydides’ writing different from others, specifically concerning the Peloponnesian war? I'd ...
Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 12:50am

greek philosophy and history
what is the Socratic method???
Friday, January 20, 2012 at 4:35pm

greek philosophy and history
what is a Sophist?
Friday, January 20, 2012 at 4:26pm

World History
How did the romans view greek culture, such as art, liturture, and philosophy, during the Greco-Roman period of civalization? A. The romans believed it was substandard B. The romans believed it will anger the gods and lead to mass distruction of there way of life C. The romans...
Monday, January 9, 2012 at 10:45pm

World history
How did the romans view greek culture, such as art, liturture, and philosophy, during the Greco-Roman period of civalization? A. The romans believed it was substandard B. The romans believed it will anger the gods and lead to mass distruction of there way of life C. The romans...
Monday, January 9, 2012 at 6:06pm

world history
legalism was the dominant philosophy in china during the reign of
Saturday, January 7, 2012 at 9:52pm

History
Following world war 11 what factors led to japans economic sucess? A. the adoption of eastern economic philosophy that emphasized supply and demand economy B. the concentration on the production of high-quality agricultural products C. efficient modern factories adapted to the...
Friday, January 6, 2012 at 7:36pm

history
How did ghandi salt march illustrate his philosophy of civil disobedience? my choice is 1)the march began civilly with speeches by ghandi and other leaders who pledge to fast from eating products made with salt. 2)angered by the indian governments monopoly on salt ghandi ...
Friday, December 16, 2011 at 4:52pm

Philosophy
How can I rewrite this statement? "The author takes the position that..."
Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 5:49pm

English
I checked the sentence as you told me. I included a few other sentences I need to prepare on Poe. 1) In July 1814 the couple fled to France and later moved to Switzerland, where they rented a house on the banks of Lake Geneva. 2) Under the influence of her husband she was ...
Monday, December 12, 2011 at 1:51pm

philosophy
can anyone tell me is there any strong response aganist norcoss argument that if it wrong to kill puppies, so it is also wrong to support farming factory
Thursday, December 8, 2011 at 7:58pm

philosophy
WHat is the strongest response against norcoss argument on puppies, pig and people
Thursday, December 8, 2011 at 9:54am

philosophy
How successful is the rawls original position procedure? Can you think of any ways in which it might be strengthened? If so, how and why?
Thursday, December 8, 2011 at 6:42am

philosophy
How successful is the rawls original position procedure? Can you think of any ways in which it might be strengthened? If so, how and why?
Thursday, December 8, 2011 at 12:19am

philosophy
According to Locke, if I don't remember performing some particular action, am I culpable for that action? Explain why or why not, making reference to Locke's theory of personal identity.
Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at 8:42pm

English
The following lines are from Alexander Pope's "An Essay on Criticism." In it, Pope (1688-1744) gives his opinions on the secret of good writing, opinions that were very consistent with his times. Answer all questions based upon these lines. Those RULES of old ...
Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at 12:27pm

Intro.Criminal Justice
which sentencing philosophy is best suited for cybercrimes
Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at 4:58am

philosophy
What argument Williams offer in defense of a physical criterion of personal identity that Parfit critiques. did whether Parfit succeeds in answering Williams.
Sunday, December 4, 2011 at 10:41am

philosophy
Why does Hobbes think that it is necessary for persons to transfer nearly all of their rights to the sovereign rather than merely some of their rights?
Friday, December 2, 2011 at 9:51pm

Morpheme Practice (Lit)
Hi I'm confused on what is an stem extender and morphemes. Underline any stem extenders in the word below. Philosophy Banana Pheumectomy Anthropology How many morphemes do the following contain? Sown 1 Airsickness 2? Ohio 1 Algebra not sure. expel 1? Congenital 2? Cognate ...
Sunday, November 27, 2011 at 5:19pm

Sociology
State four functions of the philosophy
Saturday, November 19, 2011 at 4:28pm

English
Which of the following are characteristic of the growth of realism? An embracing of the ideals but not the methodology of later romanticism, a focus upon the lower classes, and a "slice of life" approach A reaction against romanticism, a reaction against the ...
Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 3:17pm

English
The following lines are from Alexander Pope's "An Essay on Criticism." In it, Pope (1688-1744) gives his opinions on the secret of good writing, opinions that were very consistent with his times. Answer all questions based upon these lines. Those RULES of old ...
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 1:19am

psychology
# 1.21 (1 pts.) William is acutely retarded and requires intense care. His IQ has been measured at approximately 15. What term would be used to classify William's level of retardation? A) mild B) moderate C) severe D) profound # 1.22 (1 pts.) Shannon has been diagnosed ...
Sunday, November 13, 2011 at 4:44pm

psychology
# 1.1 (1 pts.) Roger is experiencing a memory loss that may be related to recently contracting herpes. Which of the following diagnoses would best fit his condition? A) dissociative amnesia B) retrograde amnesia C) amnestic disorder due to a general medical condition D) ...
Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 12:37am

English
I was referring to my previous sentence: they checked (in) their bags for cigarettes. I urgently need to check these sentences. I believe there are mistakes in the word choice,. Thank you. 1) Another blow (I need a synonym) to traditional beliefs came from the new philosophers...
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at 10:17am

Philosophy
In the conditional "P ¨ Q," "Q is a
Monday, November 7, 2011 at 12:16pm

English- Scarlet Letter
Hester thought there was three changes that need to be made before young women were able to take there stand next to men as equals. What are the three chnges she was referring to? Relate this philosophy to today's society. Use specific examples. Which of these three steps ...
Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at 10:00pm

philosophy
In the conditional "P ¨ Q," "Q is a sufficient condition for Q. sufficient condition for P. necessary condition for P. X necessary condition for Q.
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 9:08pm

philosophy
P v Q" is best interpreted as P or Q but not both P and Q X P or Q or both P and Q Not both P or Q P if and only if Q
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 9:02pm

philosophy
Truth tables can determine which of the following? (Points : 1) If an argument is valid If an argument is sound X If a sentence is valid All of the above
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 8:18pm

philosophy
This is a case and i need to identify which to theories apply to it out these three Kant's deontology, Mill's utilitarianism, and Hursthouse's virtue ethics. In the summer of 1945, President Harry Truman ordered the atomic bombing of the Japanese cities of ...
Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 7:43pm

Philosophy 105
premises
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 9:21am

philosophy
how did existentialism fail?
Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 9:10pm

Philosophy
Write two types of philosophy?
Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 6:42pm

human behavior in organization pls. need help.
please can you help to get an answers from your own words. this is my assessment and i need tosubmit but i relly could not get the best answer.it's maybe because of my mother tongue is not an english.i would be very happy if you can help me so that i can submit. questons: ...
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 7:49pm

history
what is vigilantism and how and when does it arise? (political philosophy)
Sunday, October 2, 2011 at 8:19pm

philosophy
I have to write a paper on the below posted question. Can anyone explain me what might i need to do in it. 1) Set out the problem of evil as clearly and completely as possible. Be sure to distinguish between moral evil and natural evil and to discuss the problems posed by each...
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 3:47pm

English
I'm posting you the sentences I'm most dubtful about. I included my doubts in parentheses. 1) Despite his victorious military campaigns Cromwell introduced unpopular restrictions on everyday life, such as, for example, the closing (?) of the theatres for their supposed...
Sunday, September 18, 2011 at 4:55pm

English
I forgot to include the following sentences. Thank you. 1) After 1653, even that one-house Parliament was dissolved and the country was under Cromwell’s direct rule. Officially he was given the title of Lord Protector. 2) Despite his victorious military campaigns he ...
Sunday, September 18, 2011 at 4:40pm

Philosophy
What role did Socrates see himself playing in an athenian society?
Sunday, September 18, 2011 at 3:53pm

World History
How did gandhi's salt march illustrate his philosophy of civil disobedience? 1. the march began civilly with speeches by gandhi and other leaders, who pledged to fast from eating products made with slt for 90 days 2. the march was against the civil laws enforced by the ...
Saturday, September 17, 2011 at 12:11am

educating young children PART1
which of the follwing is not a drawback associated with anecdotal notes? (a)significant events can happen to children on days when youre not writing about them (b)theres a tendency to write about interesting events as opposed to developmentally-significant events (c)they ...
Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 9:34am

books
discuss the view that oedipus at colonus embodies a profound philosophy about the meaning of life and the mystery of death
Monday, September 12, 2011 at 8:44pm

early childhood education
an important use for telephone conversation at a child care facility is to help (a)staff members understand program philosophy (b)staff members understand the reason for the childs day to day behavior (c)parents understand program philosophy (d)parents develop professional ...
Friday, September 2, 2011 at 9:53pm

Administration of Criminal Justice
You are the captain in the police department’s special response unit. Your unit normally handles many special projects for the chief of police, from providing officers for parades and demonstrations to targeting an area in which there is a serious ongoing crime problem. ...
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at 4:49pm

Math/Operations
Wells Fargo has adopted lean philosophy for its document management team that provides paper imaging, electronic document routing, fata lifting, and document storage services to the the Home and Consumer Finance division. One function area of the document management team is ...
Sunday, August 28, 2011 at 11:05am

mind and machine
What figure from the history of philosophy section do you think might have some views that are similar, or at least relevant, to your own?
Wednesday, August 24, 2011 at 4:36pm

Philosophy
What kinds of questions and topics are not decided by logical analysis?
Thursday, July 28, 2011 at 10:43pm

Philosophy
Explain what logic can and cannot do
Thursday, July 28, 2011 at 10:41pm

philosophy
o human beings have any obligations to other animals, in terms of their treatment? If it is wrong to treat animals cruelly, why is it not wrong to eat them? Explain if, and how, you think humans can find a balance between treating animals ethically while also raising them for ...
Sunday, July 24, 2011 at 2:59pm

Philosophy
Our text discusses the challenge relativism presents to various ethical and religious viewpoints. Consider a specific moral question which might make it difficult to accept the relativist's response. State the moral issue involved, and provide an explanation as to why you ...
Sunday, July 24, 2011 at 2:58pm

world history
following world war 2 what factors led to Japan's economic success? a)the adoption of eastern economic philosophy that emphasized supply and demand economy. b)the concentration on the production of high-quality agricultural products. c)efficient, modern factories,adapted ...
Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at 12:16pm

history
asses the presidemcy of thomas jefferson.do his action in office coincide with his political philosophy?
Sunday, July 10, 2011 at 11:35am

philosophy
In "Some Moral Minima," Lenn Goodman argues that there are certain things that are simply wrong. Do you think Goodman is right? Using specific examples, explore the challenges Goodman presents to relativism. Determine whether you think there are such universal moral ...
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 5:15pm

philosophy
In Some Moral Minima, Lenn Goodman argues that there are certain things that are simply wrong. Do you think Goodman is right? Using specific examples, explore the challenges Goodman presents to relativism. Determine whether you think there are such universal moral ...
Monday, June 27, 2011 at 12:07pm

AP World History Please Help Me Mrs.Sue
Compare the political structure of Hellenistic Greece to that of the Greek world before 400 B.C.E. What was the function of philosophy in Greek culture? What, according to the authors, were the principles of Greek culture? Define a polis. How did the polis change between 800 ...
Friday, June 24, 2011 at 5:32pm

English
09VerD(46-50) Identify the one underlined word or phrase that should be corrected. 1.The French philosopher Jean-Paul Starte is often assumed(A) to have initiated existential(B) philosophy,but(C) the Danish philosopher Kierkegaard has developed(D) similar ideas much earlier(E...
Friday, June 24, 2011 at 10:18am

early childhood education
which one of these factors is most likely to determine the total number of children you can take into your facility (a)physical space available (b)childreds need (c)staff members skills (d)program philosophy
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 at 2:26pm

philosophy
Consider a specific moral question which might make it difficult to accept the relativist's response. State the moral issue involved, and provide an explanation as to why you think a relativist might have problem giving a justified response to it
Sunday, June 19, 2011 at 11:31pm

English
Could you please check these statements, please? It's really urgent. 1)How are the flowers introduced in the first stanza of William Wordsworth’s poem “Daffodils”? What view of nature is presented in the poem? 2) Briefly outline the relationship between man ...
Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 7:15pm

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