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Charlotte Perkins Gilman and Herland: An Unfeminine Feminist and A Female World Without Women
Charlotte Perkins Gilman was born in 1860 in New England, lived a long and productive life, and died in 1935. During her lifetime she was described by her peers as one of the most influential women in the United States. ...
Resistance in the Self with Reclaiming Feminities
The author presents a feminist approach to the basic concern of social philosophy: how do social scientists go about collecting evidence? Can objective evidence exist when those collecting the facts most often bring to ...
Habermas Successfully Dissolves the Dichotomy Presented in the Critical Legal Studies and Ronald Dworkin Debates
This project will investigate the dichotomy presented in the Ronald Dworkin and Critical Legal Studies debate. I will first examine Dworkin's defense of liberal jurisprudence by way of his critique of legal positivism ...
A Treatise on the Study of Pain
Pain is a very peculiar human condition. Why, then, has the question of what it is been unasked on a culture-wide level for so long? I will address this question and also offer some answers to the ontological question regarding ...
A Philosophical Discussion of the Problem of Chronic Pain and Recommendations for Change
I have a deep interest in chronic pain because my career goal is to become a physician with a specialty in anesthesiology and subspecialty in pain management. Writing about chronic pain from a philosophical standpoint ...
Cogitant Ergo Sum: A Critique of Modern Mass Communication and Entertainment
When I first began this study, I intended to research television and mass communication in relation to these five concerns (distraction, media-hype, media-eze, content, and brainwashing). At the time, I thought that ...
Hope and New Beginnings
Text of sermon given at First Baptist Church, Kalamazoo, Michigan on July 25, 1993.