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  • Smith's Theories
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    How can John Maynard Keynes version of capitalism be compared to Adam Smith's Both are considered to be the molders and theorizer's of the economic era. They are both very different in thinking, one complex the other basic, in there specific time history. John Maynard Keynes has had much of the worlds economic theories based on his beliefs in his most important work The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money. During the Great Depression, Keynes, to secure a stable economy, promoted th...
  • Looking At The Theories Of Deviance
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    Aaron McBride Sociology 10811/15/1998 Explaining Teen Prostitution Using Sociological Theories of Deviance Deviance is defined as the behavior or acts that defy the norms of a society. For many years, scientists have researched on the various forms of deviance in the hope of developing theories that explain why some people act the way they do. The two case studies presented here both involve prostitution among the young people of society. One is entitled Enjo Kosai. It involves Japanese high sch...
  • Cognitive Dissonance And Advertising Before The Purchase
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    web 03/adv 382 J / mb abbott / index. htm viewed, 6 may, 2: 27 amM. Bruce Abbott, University of Texas in Austin, Sept 2003 Introduction 1957 marked the release of the unitary volume of work entitled 'A Theory of Cognitive Dissonance'. It's author, Stanford Professor of Psychology Dr. Leon Festinger noticed a tendency for individuals to seek consistency among their attitudes and behaviors (Festinger, 1957). Sometimes a situation arises where attitudes or beliefs and behaviors are not consistent w...
  • Personalist Theory Of Probability
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    Probabilities are not readily available in the world around us. Expressing uncertainty, probability represents precisely what is epistemically unavailable to us. Also the concepts chaos and free choice indicate a lack of predictability of the world. Probability is distinct from chaos and free will in that it presupposes some type of long run regularity. In this section we shall deal with questions such as how probabilities can be assessed and evaluated and to what extent long run regularities ar...
  • Theory Known As Communism
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    Why did modern communism fail Is it because it did not fulfill its promises Well, what exactly was it promising In this essay, the reasons will be presented. Then we can decipher why communism did fall. Karl Marx came up with the theory known as communism. He viewed his theories and beliefs to be very promising for the working class people of the world. He had five basic theories. One, that throughout history, the workers have been exploited by the owners. Two, that the value of a product or ser...
  • Belief Question
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    AUTISM Autism is a rare developmental disorder that affects approximately four in every ten thousand children (Baron-Cohen, Leslie & Frith, 1985). Employing a clinical perspective, Kenner (1943) (as cited in Sachs, 1995) was the first to provide a description on the disorder of autism. However, in the 1970's, Wing (1970) (as cited in Sachs, 1995) applied a cognitive perspective in describing the mental structure of autism. This essay will therefore argue that autism is characterised by the lack ...
  • Samuelson's Textbook Economics
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    ... observing their purchasing behavior. This theory provided an important tool of observable behavior for economist to analyze consumption theory. The equilibrium theory developed by Samuelson studied the interaction between all prices and quantities in an economic system. Under this theory Samuelson demonstrated that free trade is superior to protection by tariffs. Even though it is a known fact that foreign trade causes redistribution within countries, it is more beneficial for individuals be...
  • Micro And Macro Theories
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    What is the difference between the general perspectives? How does the work of Ritzer attempt to overcome this problem? Micro theories examine the processes of face-to-face contact among individuals and personal points-of-view in society; whereas, the macro theories deal with large-scale social events of society - meaning things that have public concern. The theories that are apart of the micro-level are symbolic interaction ism, dramaturgy, ethno methodology, and exchange theory. Symbolic intera...
  • Support For The Religion Theory
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    In this paper, I will explore many aspects of the outbreaks of the witch accusations and witch trials which plagued England and the rest of Europe from approximately 1450 to 1750. Though numerous theories have been provided as to the reasons for these hunts and trials, there are three which are the most prevalent, and able to support themselves. These three theories are the topics of: gender, as a stepping stone towards the oppression of women; social class, as a relief of tension and stress for...
  • Descartes Theory Of Human Belief
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    Two Philosophers and Their Theories of Belief When reading Rene Descartes Meditations on First Philosophy and David Hume's An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding, one notices that both philosophers focus a large part of their writings on the subject of human belief. Both authors have different theories on what makes a person form those beliefs that are important in life. Through an analysis of their theories, it is possible to understand the way these two philosophers lived their lives and wh...
  • Bressler's Definition Of Marxism
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    Marxism is not the hot topic it once was. With the collapse of Communist U.S.S.R., mainstream North America had thought it had seen the last of Marxism and the communist party. However, with the People's Republic of China becoming a reality, those early beliefs may have proven to be premature. Defining Marxism is not difficult. Marxism is the belief that the common workingman (the proletariat) is under a rule of tyranny by the upper class owners (the bourgeois.) Someday (according to Marx) the p...
  • Extent His Monotheistic Beliefs
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    To a certain extent the teaching of Heraclitus the fire priest of Ancient Greece, draw many parallels to modern science and religious beliefs. Heraclitus was to a degree unfocused in his work and somewhat mischievous in his teachings by providing stories, which could be considered slanderous inventions. However, Heraclitus has evidently provided both modern science and religion with a backbone for understanding aspects of both Death and Creation. Heraclitus clearly fueled the ideology or at leas...

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