Academic performance had long been the ruler to measure someone's success in the world. But now that it is the 21st Century, critical and creative thinking is also considered part of the ruler of success. But, why shift some of the focus to critical and creative thinking? Academic performance refers to how students deal with their studies and how they cope with or accomplish different tasks given to them by their teachers. Academic performance is also the ability to study and remember facts and...
For this mini project, we have been given a project title to be discussed that is Types of proof in Logic which are direct proof, indirect proof, contradiction and contrapositive. Mathematical logic is a subfield of mathematics that close up to computer science and philosophical logic. This topic is divided into two parts which are the study of mathematical of logic and the applications of logic in computer science and to other areas of mathematics. This topic also covering the study of the...
Existentialism is often defined as a philosophical movement or tendency, emphasizing individual existence, freedom and choice. As a result of the diversity of positions associated with this term it is impossible to define precisely. As is evident through the root of the word, exist, there is a stress on definite individual existence and freedom of choice. Certain aspects of existentialism are witnessed in The Stranger. Existentialists attempt to direct our attention to ourselves as...
John P. Kotter is the Konosuke Matsushita Professor of Leadership, Emeritus, at Harvard Business School. Kotter is an eminent and renowned author in the field of writing books regarding change in the organizations. John Kotter is internationally and extremely regarded as the speaker and a critical thinker on the topic of change and leadership. Kotter is also famous for his authentic opinions for bringing about change and has a distinguished place as an international business consultant. His...
Puritanism had a major impact on the society of the eighteenth century. Their beliefs shaped many aspects of colonial society because Puritanism was one of the dominant religions in the British North American colonies. Puritans believed in many of the fundamental Christian ideals such as the presence of an almighty God as well as God's son, Jesus Christ. Also during the eighteenth century, Deism began to gain followers due mostly to the Enlightenment. Deists believed in the presence of an...
The idea of isolating a group from another certain group is not new one and it has been since the beginning of time. It has been and will always be the intention of selfish reasons of security. It does not deal about the questions whether certain people should be isolated but rather the ways of isolation. English philosopher shaped a simple institution that is known as the panopticon that is based on the subconscious desire to conform the society. This term is very ideal for criminal today as...
I love movies. For instance if hypothetically the worst evil ever said to me -in an ominous voice-"Chris you must choose between your life and motion pictures," I'd choose films because I know it would be for the greater good. That is the extent at which I care for cinema. Of course I wouldn't want that scenario to happen but my point is that films are valuable to society. Martha Nussbaum has consistently argued (in many published works such as (Ethics, Literature and Theory and...
This research has traced how environmental sacrifice fails more intensely as we move across the twentieth century and into the twenty-first. The primitivist retreats advocated in Cather's modernist novels betray themselves, and although details are tentative, these works ultimately suggest that an ethics of environmental home economics engage (rather than flee from) its historical context, figured by Alexandra's negotiation between capitalist speculation and intimacy with the land and the...
A good and efficient leader is natural leader. A good and efficient leader is a person that knows what to do, when to follow and when to get out o the way. A good and efficient leader always sets an example for others and a good leader and efficient never misleads anyone. A best example of a good and efficient leader is Jesus. Jesus is a very gentle person yet he was a person full of authority which means power and control. Jesus has a very strong belief in His vision and follows it till the...
Outline the implications of accepting the assumption of naturalism (human phenomena can be studied in the same way as natural phenomena) and critically evaluate the plausibility of the assumption. Naturalism is the belief that the world and everything in the world can be understood in scientific terms, without the belief in God or anything spiritualistic. It is dependant on being able to explain all phenomena in terms of cause and effect and use scientific laws to explain these phenomena. It...