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25 Nov 2008

Can Psychology become a Science?

Essay - 5 pages - Psychology

The project being undertaken here is one of an investigation into the possibility of a psychological science from a Jungian perspective. The project will consist of a series of 3,000 - 4,000 word essays (of which this is the first). The primary source used will be Sonu Shamdasani's Jung...

28 Nov 2008

The relationship of Science and Religion as seen through the Galileo affair

Essay - 4 pages - Social sciences

It is true that often the church and science have clashed bitterly, leaving both sides--and the rest of the world--with the sense that there will never be a way to compromise. One of the best examples of this clash was in the 17th century, when Galileo crossed the Catholic Church. Although...

21 Nov 2008

The possibility of psychology as a science

Essay - 6 pages - Psychology

In this essay we will continue to discuss the possibility of a science of psychology. In part 1 we will discuss William James (1842-1910) ideas on this subject. A key theme in part 1 will be the subjective factor in psychology and will ask the question of how can psychology be a...

28 Nov 2008

Psychological science: Content, methodology, history and profession

Essay - 6 pages - Psychology

People have always had to study each other's behavior closely, but it was only in the nineteenth century that psychology emerged as an academic and scientific discipline, and only in the twentieth century that it also became a major field of professional activity. References to the human mind and...

13 Nov 2007

Cognitive Science

Tutorials/exercises - 6 pages - Psychology

The fields relevant to this overview are a part of the interdisciplinary studies of cognitive science, which includes anthropology, cognitive psychology, developmental psychology, psycholinguistics, artificial intelligence and computational science, and neuroscience. Each of these...

20 Apr 2007

The Birth and Social Role of the Psychological Sciences: A Comparative Historical Perspective

Essay - 10 pages - Psychology

Taxonomical terms like depression, schizophrenia, neurosis, and psychosis, among many others, are today wielded with ease by doctors and are readily accepted by patients. While they are thought to be scientifically objective qualifications, a crucial examination of the social context of their...

07 Dec 2007

Universal Science Fiction

Essay - 3 pages - Literature

According to Jane Donawerth in Frankenstein's Daughters, the only way for women to write science fiction, is for them to change the rules. This is certainly the case with Octavia Butler's “Bloodchild”. In Butler's Nebula award winning short story, Butler tells the tale of Gan,...

05 Sep 2007

What science says on « Strategy of " differentiation rupture" and chain value »

Tutorials/exercises - 4 pages - Business strategy

Strategy of ? differentiation rupture ? is based on the observation that the current situation comes from the compliance with the rules of the game accepted by all. For a firm being in an unfavourable competitive position, the solution can be to look for the means of making, not the same thing...

11 Dec 2007

Owning Perfection: The Struggle between Science and Nature in Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Birthmark."

Essay - 2 pages - Literature

In many love poems written to praise the beauty or virtue of a woman, the woman or the woman's love is often seen as a material possession or a thing to be owned. In Nathaniel Hawthorne's “The Birthmark,” the woman is seen as something to be improved upon and perfected. Love is not only...

04 Mar 2021

Can computer power become a threat to our society and how can people stand up against it?

Essay - 1 pages - Sociology

I'm going to deal with the notion of 'places and forms of power'. First, I'd like to define the notion. The power is the ability or official capacity to exercise control, authority. It also refers to the influence or the strength that a person or a group of people have on others....

23 Nov 2022

Blade Runner - Ridley Scott (1982) - Sequence Tears in rain

Artwork commentary - 3 pages - Film studies

The film we will analyze today is the movie Blade Runner, directed by Ridley Scott. Released in 1982, Blade Runner is a science fiction film introducing us to Rick Deckard, a Blade Runner who will be in charge during all the film to eliminate replicants, androids with human appearance. The...

15 Apr 2022

PESTEL Analysis - Merck Millipore

Case study - 6 pages - International marketing

Merck Millipore is a leading German life sciences company. Their headquarters are in Darmstadt, Germany. Founded in 1668, it operates in the fields of pharmaceuticals and chemistry. Indeed, the company's goal is to solve the most complex problems in the field of life sciences...

25 Jul 2022

Computerised farming: the cow of tomorrow - The Economist (2019) - How and what means do companies use to computerise the breeding of cows?

Text commentary - 1 pages - Economy general

Today, computers have made it possible to control computers, programs and even robots, which is fascinating, but the idea of the machine taking over from humans can be terrifying. This idea is quite justified to cross our mind considering the evolution of computer science which has evolved...

25 Jun 2021

The Renaissance

Essay - 3 pages - Modern history

The Renaissance was a period in European history marking the transition from the Middle Ages to Modernity and covering the 15th and 16th centuries. It was associated with great social change. The intellectual basis of the Renaissance was its version of humanism, and the rediscovery of classical...

22 Feb 2023

Technology, a Benefit to Superheroes - Introduction

Essay - 1 pages - Sociology

During the digital revolution, technology scares. It is thought to be harmful and will destroy our way of life and our humanity. This fear is reflected in the feature films of these years: "Terminator" (James Cameron, 1984), "Matrix" (The Wachowskis, 1999), "War Games" (John Badham, 1983) to name...

02 Sep 2022

Silicon Valley - Mike Judge, John Altschuler and Dave Krinsky (2014-2019) - Gender and society

Text commentary - 1 pages - Sociology

Gender has been an essential research issue in social sciences, with the studies conducted on the impacts of gender on various aspects of human expression and perception as well as the investigations of career and societal implications of gender and possible underlying biases according to...

01 Jan 2023

How to read Gustav Jung?

Practical guide - 7 pages - Psychology

Carl Gustav Jung was a Swiss psychologist who lived from 1875 to 1961. His fame and status are second only to Sigmund Freud concerning the establishment of psychology as a field of knowledge. Jung is largely responsible for the term "Complex or Complexes" being used in the English language. And...

17 Apr 2015

Media Ethics, Accountability Systems-Theory of Media Gate keeping

Case study - 3 pages - Management

This paper will show that the role of ethics determining the content of media outlets is dependent on social demands. Ethics are present in every social function. They dictate the modes of communication and their application based on the propriety and social structures. Media ethics are a...

15 Sep 2021

Marketing Mix - Samsung

Case study - 4 pages - ICT marketing

Samsung was created in 1938 by Byung Chull Lee. We cannot talk about electronics and high tech nowadays without mentioning Samsung. Based in Seoul, Samsung is present in more than 65 countries. In the beginning, the brand was operating in the import-export business up to 1970. That year, the...

25 Nov 2022

Imitation Game - Morten Tyldum (2014) - Does the movie pay a beautiful tribute to Alan Turing, the main character?

Artwork commentary - 2 pages - Film studies

I would like to present The Imitation Game, a British movie based on a true story. Here is my key question I would like to answer: Does the movie pay a beautiful tribute to Alan Turing, the main character? In order to answer my key question, I'd like to start by a short presentation of the...

01 May 2023

Medias in the United States

Essay - 2 pages - Medias

The Washington Post : in the early 1970s, it provided a perfect example of investigative journalism when two of its reporters uncovered the Watergate scandal, leading to Nixon's forced resignation. Moreover, in 2014, the Washington Post and the Guardian won the Pulitzer Prize for having broke...

16 May 2023

MATLAB Keywords

Worksheets - 19 pages - Computer science

This document contains lines of code, instructions for programming in MATLAB, a popular programming language used for numerical computing and data analysis.

09 Sep 2020

Is sustainable development a contradiction in terms?

Essay - 1 pages - Ecology & environment

Define in 1987 by the Brundtland's rapport, the Sustainable Development is the capacity to respond to the present needs without compromising future generations' needs. The Sustainable Development notion was really established since 1992 with the Rio Earth Summit involving a hundred...

07 Apr 2016

Biography of Mathematician Mr. David Blackwell

Essay - 4 pages - Mathematics

David Blackwell is a famous African-American mathematician who has contributed so much in the field of mathematics in the statisticalfield theory. David was born in 1919 in Illinois. He died in 2010 at the age of 91. He was born to a father who was a worker in a railway station and his mother...

15 Jan 2009

Dr. Seward's blind rationalism in Bram Stoker's Dracula (1897)

Book review - 8 pages - Literature

Seward, young British physician and unreliable narrator, embodies late-Victorian scientism and rationalism in Bram Stoker's Dracula. Irony in Seward's portrayal reveals much of the author's criticism of the late-Victorian scientific establishment. Although Seward sees himself as...

30 Mar 2007

Risk Society thesis

Essay - 3 pages - Political science

By offering a radical reorientation of mainstream sociology, modern social theory illuminates theoretical themes in environmental sociology. Indeed, it has recently begun to contest the honoured epistemological assumption of the environment as an independent, objective reality. New environmental...

03 Jul 2008

Psychoanalysis, behaviorism, and consciousness

Essay - 6 pages - Psychology

The state of consciousness defies definition, but it may involve an awareness of self, dreams, emotions, moods, perceptions, sensations, and thoughts, although not essentially all of these. The issue surrounding the definition consciousness, and in what sense and to what extent this state exists,...

07 Jul 2008

Stem cell research: The immorality of immortality

Tutorials/exercises - 12 pages - Medical studies

Since time immemorial, even before the emergence of scientific proofs, man has probably always believed that we are the highest form of creature existing in this planet, and perhaps even in the entire universe. Apart from the capacity to perform things that other organisms cannot, biologically...

10 Sep 2008

Eisler's "Cultural evolution" and evolutionary theory

Essay - 7 pages - Modern history

Riane Eisler's “The Chalice and the Blade”, published in 1988, presents a new theory of human cultural evolution, as well as a new vision of reconstructed history. Eisler draws from archaeological discoveries made in the latter half of the 20th century, as well as from mythology and...

16 Jan 2009

A recursive correlation between economy and psychology: A specific focus on the new corporate governance theory

Case study - 12 pages - Management

It has always been an intrinsic issue of economy: accused of being disconnected from individuals' reality, this science has been attacked for long times, by various researchers and experts, such as psychologists. And effectively, a plethora of arguments have been provided for integrating...