• St. Augustine's Just War Theory and the Persion Gulf War
    On August 2nd, 1990 the first Iraqi tanks crossed into Kuwait, as part of an invasion that marked the start of a six-month conflict between the United States and Iraq. These tanks were ordered to invade Kuwait by Saddam Hussein, the ruthless dictator of Iraq. The Iraqi troops looted Kuwaiti bus
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  • Social Conflict Theory
    The social conflict paradigm is a theory based on society being a complex system characterized by inequality and conflict that generate social change. Personal life experiences dictate me to believe this theory is true. Discussion of the theory in question and how it pertains to myself will be cover
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  • Cell Theory
    Historical Development – Cell Theory 1. Robert Hooke – In 1662, he observed tiny compartments in the cork of a mature tree and gave them the Latin name cellulae (meaning small rooms). This was the origin of the biological term cell. 2. Anton Von Leeuwenhoek - By the late 1600s, he had observed d
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  • Practicing Theory
    Putting Theories into Practice In politics, humans seem to be very contradictory towards one another. Many situations allot for disagreement as well as interesting discussions and conversations. I was watching the presidential debate when my girlfriend started shedding her opinion, which I didn't
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  • Vietnam - and Domino Theory
    The revolutionary worldwide spread of communism has always been a great fear to the USA. In the past, America has gone to many wars to psychologically protect its ideology against powerful nations. That the ‘domino theory' and the cold war mentality held by the USA, primarily justified their involv
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  • Continetal drift theory
    Continental Drift, the theory that continents move slowly about the earth's surface, changing their positions relative to one another and to the poles of the earth. In the past the theory has been discussed but not generally accepted, most geologists believing the continents to be fixed in place and
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  • The afro-american critical thought of cornel west as critical theory
    Introduction In his discussion of Wittgenstein, James C. Edwards writes that there is no such thing as a formula that applies itself, "one whose intrinsic meaning is independent of a conventional, public practice" (AL 163). The similar point can be made, and probably with less risk of controversy
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  • Theory of knwoledge
    Theory Of Knowledge ‘Don't give me any more facts! I need to make a decision right now!' Although one can question knowledge endlessly, one cannot forever suspend judgment while researching and reflecting. What would it mean to act responsibly in a situation where one cannot possess certainty?
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  • Choas theory in biology
    Chaos In Biological Systems In today's world of high-tech methods to study just about anything that exists, we are still imperfect. Scientists continue to look for ways to understand, explain, and even predict the actions and reactions of the universe. In the last two centuries, scientists have b
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  • Critically evaluate the cognitive theory of stereotyping.
    Critically evaluate the cognitive theory of stereotyping. B231: Social Interaction, Exam Paper 1998, Question 4. Graeme Gordon Stereotyping is a form of pre judgement that is as prevalent in today's society as it was 2000 years ago. It is a social attitude that has stood the test of t
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  • Cognitive dissonance theory
    The theory of Cognitive Dissonance states that when individuals are presented with information that implies we act in a way that contradicts our moral standards, we experience discomfort (Aronson, Wilson, and Akert, 1998, P. 191). This is considered Cognitive Dissonance, A psychological term used
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  • Big bang theory
    Big Bang Theory Fifteen billion years ago, give or take five billion years, the entirety of our universe was compressed into the confines of an atomic nucleus. Known as a singularity, this is the moment before creation when space and time did not exist. According to the prevailing cosmological
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  • Theory of evolution by natural and sexual selection
    Introduction It is commonly thought today that the theory of evolution originated from Darwin in the nineteenth century. However, the idea that species mutate over time has been around for a long time in one form or another. Therefore, by Darwin's time the idea that species change
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  • The superstring mystery -- theory of everything?
    In 1979 two scientists met at The Center for Nuclear Research (CERN). These men's names are Michael Green and John Schwarz. John Schwarz had been working on the Theory of Superstrings/ Theory of Everything. Michael Green the younger of the two men was studying all research that he could get his
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  • The theory and testing of the reconceptualization of general and speci
    The Theory and Testing of the Reconceptualization of General and Specific Deterrence In the May 1993 issue of the Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, the introduction of the reconceptualized deterrence theory was presented, explaining that general and specific deterrence are both funct
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  • Critically evaluate erikson's psychosocial theory
    Erik Erickson is possibly the best known of Sigmunds Freud's many followers. He grew up in Europe and spent his young adult life under the direction of Freud. In 1933 when Hitler rose to power in Germany, Erikson emigrated to the United States and began teaching at Harvard University. His clinica
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  • Dialectic neocapitalist theory in the works of tarantino
    Dialectic neocapitalist theory in the works of Tarantino 1. Tarantino and Derridaist reading In the works of Tarantino, a predominant concept is the concept of dialectic truth. However, Baudrillard promotes the use of modernism to read and modify class. Many desituationisms concerning the role o
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  • The discourse of economy: deconstructive theory and precapitalist narr
    The Discourse of Economy: Deconstructive theory and precapitalist narrative 1. Gibson and neotextual discourse If one examines deconstructive theory, one is faced with a choice: either accept precapitalist narrative or conclude that the media is fundamentally meaningless. It could be said that t
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  • Postmodern materialism and subsemantic cultural theory
    Postmodern materialism and subsemantic cultural theory 1. Structuralist rationalism and the subcapitalist paradigm of reality In the works of Gibson, a predominant concept is the concept of patriarchialist truth. The primary theme of the works of Gibson is not narrative, but neonarrative. Bu
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  • Plato and theory on government
    Plato and His Theory on Government Plato was a pupil under Socrates. During his studies, Plato wrote the Dialogues, which are a collection of Socrates' teachings. One of the parables included in the Dialogues is "The Allegory of the Cave". "The Allegory..." symbolizes man's struggle to reach unders
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