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16 May 2022

Idea of progress - the case of India

Presentation - 2 pages - Everyday's life

I am going to talk about the notion "the Idea of Progress". But before we start, we shall say that progress implies change, an evolution from an old order with old traditions to a new order which is not necessarily accepted by all. And what better way of illustrating this...

08 Apr 2021

Idea of progress - Can the new generation change the world?

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology

I am going to ponder over the notion of progress. So, before all, let me introduce it. The idea of progress concerns a forward movement permitted by eventual actions or prowess. It's something which can concern a lot of subjects as politics, technic, or even sciences. But...

16 Jul 2021

Idea of progress - How does modern technology affect today's society?

Essay - 2 pages - Computer science

I'm going to talk about the notion of 'Idea of progress'. Nowadays, technology overwhelms our world more and more. We live with technology every day through smartphones or computers. But how does modern technology affect today's society? We will see that modern...

19 Jul 2021

The Idea of Progress - Is a Sweeping Political Change Way of Progress?

Essay - 2 pages - Politic philosophy

The notion I'm going to deal with is the idea of progress. To begin, the progress basically implies changes and evolution from an old order to the new order, in different fields of society in order to enable people to have a better life. In terms of politics, the...

18 Nov 2020

Idea of progress - What is the purpose of science? Is scientific progress always something positive for humanity?

Essay - 1 pages - Sociology

I will talk about the notion of IDEAS OF PROGRESS. Progress can be defined as an improvement, a development or a change; it can be a technological, scientific or social advance in order to make the world a better place. It is characterised by a positive and wilful behaviour...

18 Nov 2020

Idea of progress - How Americans relate to ecology nowadays?

Essay - 2 pages - Ecology & environment

We will talk about the notion of the idea of progress and illustrate it with the environmental issue in the USA. Progress can be defined as an improvement, a development or a change. It can be a technical, scientific or social advance which contributes to making the world a...

04 Mar 2021

How does progress affect our modern societies? Does it have positive or negative effects?

Essay - 1 pages - Sociology

I'm going to deal with the notion of the idea of progress. First, I'd like to define the notion. Progress can be linked to an improvement in the technical and scientific fields. In the social field, it refers to a betterment of life's conditions. Particularly,...

25 Jan 2023

Middlemarch, Part 6, Chapter 56 - George Eliot (1871-1872) - How does George Eliot, through a posterior view and a description of fictitious events, manage to present the prejudices of the time on the progress?

Text commentary - 3 pages - Economic politics

In 1919, Virginia Woolf writes, about Eliot's contribution to English literature, that her masterpiece Middlemarch is "one of the few English novels written for grown-up people". Indeed, Eliot's novel is known for its realism and its psychological insights on its different characters from...

31 May 2022

Sustainable remote work practices for progressive reductions of road traffic emissions

Dissertation - 68 pages - Ecology & environment

Although technology developments brought about possibilities for all work which could be done remotely to be done remotely within the Netherlands, limitations for additional and sustainable implementation of remote work practices remained. Secondary research sheds light on the extent to which...

18 Jul 2013

Angles in 2-D Shapes: A progressive overview

Case study - 16 pages - Educational studies

Williams, 2007) and may present difficulties to pupils who have a right brain hemispheric dominance (and so possibly have a predilection to more logical algebra and number topics) who struggle to think in a more creative, left-brained manner (Sperry, 1945 as cited in Cherry, 2011). Although there...

30 Jun 2011

Exploring the relationship between democracy and MDG progress

Essay - 6 pages - Political science

The Millenium Development Goals of 2000 focused the international community on the development and health advances of the developing world. To succeed in completing these goals, massive amounts of aid have been sent to developing countries, though many conditions have been attached. Many...

01 Mar 2007

The Progressive Era, the New Deal, and the Great Society: a comparative study

Essay - 4 pages - International relations

The Jeffersonian idea that liberty and equality would be best achieved by everyman pursuing his own interest and a federal government with greatly constrained powers is often seen as America's traditional political philosophy. During the 20th century, three periods of government activism...

15 Jan 2009

The contribution of the Salon and the Masonic Lodge to the circulation of enlightened ideas in eighteenth-century Europe

Essay - 7 pages - Modern history

The Masonic Lodge embodied the new type of private societies with public effects that developed remarkably over the eighteenth century in Europe. On the contrary, the Salon, as an official exhibition of paintings, was the representation of the influence of the monarchy on artistic matters during...

04 Aug 2021

In what way storytelling helped shape feminism in our current society?

Essay - 3 pages - Humanities/philosophy

I choose the notion of the Idea of Progress. To illustrate this notion, I decided to talk about the idea of progress in feminism. Before I start, I'd like to give a quick definition of the notion: the idea of progress can be defined as an improvement,...

05 Mar 2021

The Blindfold - Siri Hustvedt - Post-modernism

Essay - 2 pages - Literature

'There are no hard distinctions between what is real and what is unreal, nor between what is true and what is false. A thing is not necessarily either true or false; it can be both true and false.' Is a quotation from Harold Pinter that illustrates the ideas of the post-modernist...

01 Oct 2022

What Were the Greatest 20th Century Innovations?

Essay - 4 pages - Modern history

As a century of great significance in our modern society, the twentieth century succeeds the Industrial Revolution and was dominated by the first two World Wars, the Cold War, and transformations of the political and social structures across the globe. It was also the time of great technological...

14 Jul 2009

The woman suffrage movement in Canada and liberation deferred? The ideas of the English-Canadian Suffragists, 1877-1918: A comparative book review

Book review - 6 pages - Social sciences

In her work entitled The Woman Suffrage Movement in Canada, Catherine Lyle Cleverdon artfully constructs narrative analysis of a social movement that gained little notoriety outside of Canada. This particular study is extremely helpful because of its ability to use existing information about the...

14 Nov 2012

Analyze what is meant by either 'international society' or 'international interdependence' and assess how significantly the concept challenges the idea of international anarchy

Case study - 4 pages - International relations

The English school of thought holds two contrasting visions when looking at the international society theory and how it challenges the concept of international anarchy. It was Hedley Bull whom firstly brought these two contrasts to light in 1962, which were the pluralist and the solidarist...

19 Jul 2021

Oral English Baccalaureate - 5 subjects

Presentation - 6 pages - Humanities/philosophy

I am going to talk about the notion of locations and forms of power. First of all, I would like to give a quick definition of that notion. The power is strength exerted or capable of being exerted. In politics and social science, power is the ability to influence the behaviour of people. It can...

26 Apr 2009

Exploring Henri Lefebvre's ideas on the everyday in debates on architecture of the city

Thesis - 6 pages - Architecture

This paper will explore ideas in the writings of Henri Lefebvre, beginning with a summary of Dell Upton's article “Architecture in Everyday Life” which touches on the set of debates about what Lefebvre was suggesting in his idea of the intersection of materiality,...

08 Aug 2022

Employee protection and economic liberalism in the US: does the search for a balance still make sense?

Essay - 6 pages - Labor law

American history, such as most countries nowadays in the world” history, has been through several periods of crucial changes, socially, economically and in general, politically. Very frequently, this also led to some changes in the legislation that was applied and evolved through most...

04 Jun 2008

Nehru's ideas in relation to Gandhianism

Essay - 4 pages - Humanities/philosophy

A critical reading of Sunil Khilnani's arguments in The Idea of India appears to reflect well on the actions taken by Jawaharlal Nehru in his development of the state of India. As described by Khilnani, Nehru had a number of ideas which appear at the outset to be in violation of the...

20 Apr 2009

In search of a new metaphysics: A summary and critical analysis of the ideas of E. F. Schumacher

Thesis - 4 pages - Social sciences

The human species faces an unprecedented number of problems now that we have entered the 21st century. Global warming, overpopulation, food and water shortages, pollution, economic crises, resource depletion, and various other issues make up the agenda which concerns politicians and the public...

27 Apr 2009

The European Union and democratic progress in post communist states:The cases of Bulgaria, Romania, and Croatia

Thesis - 7 pages - Political science

Since the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the Soviet Union, strong winds of change have been sweeping across the European continent. With the growth of the European Union into the region's dominant political force, the last remnants of communism and totalitarian rule are rusting...

28 Jul 2015

One biography of Auguste Comte (January 19, 1768 - September 5, 1857)

Essay - 1 pages - Sociology

One single individual did not start sociology. Instead, an array of founders help develop the field of study. The name, Auguste Comte, is one of the leading names associated with the founding of sociology. His contributions has caused him to be deemed the “Father of Sociology (Comte &...

21 Jun 2010

The revival of the idea of Europe (1945-1950)

Thesis - 7 pages - International relations

There is a remedy which, if it were generally and spontaneously adopted by a great majority of people in many lands, would as by a miracle transform the whole scene and would in a few years make all Europe, or the greater part of it, as free and happy as Switzerland is today. This is an excerpt...

09 Jan 2009

The idea of a fundamental agreement between Confucianism and Christianity

Essay - 4 pages - Social sciences

“After about 400 years of study and research, Confucianism in the West is still a subject which only involves a small group of scholars.” It is more than surprising when we actually realize how wide and deep is the effect of Confucianism on Chinese culture and society. More interesting,...

11 Dec 2007

Progressing Toward the End of Spirit: Hegel on World History

Essay - 2 pages - Humanities/philosophy

Although Hegel's concept of spirit can sound like a purely metaphysical concept, more simply it is the ultimate force of our wills. Hegel believes that the wills of individuals, (which are inherently free wills,) that make up a nation are a kind of collective consciousness, which has an ultimate...

29 Jan 2014

The French ADEO group: Case study

Case study - 100 pages - Business strategy

Just a few volumes have been dedicated to private labels and all of them focused on the marketing side only. A brief part of this work also aims at describing the way private labels are marketed in DIY retail stores. Here, the description of the marketing side is a simple link to get to the real...

15 Jan 2009

The historical specificity and contemporary relevance of the concept of race

Essay - 6 pages - Social sciences

According to Rousseau, there are ‘two sorts of inequality': one is ‘natural or physical'; the other is between social groups. In order to understand an historical specificity of the concept of race, we will study how the second type of inequality was reduced to the first. In other...