View Cart
For more information
Call 1-800-351-0222

Home > PHILOSOPHY: GENERAL > AGGRESSION AND VIOLENCE. >

AGGRESSION AND VIOLENCE.

Argues that violence and aggression are essential aspects of human nature. Views of philosophers. Hobbes' contention that human nature is a violent and destructive force. Need for a powerful government.. Danger of violence of human nature according to Locke. Freud's argument that people are ruled by powerful, irrational forces of aggression.
Details
Citations 3
Citation Style APA
Sources 2
Pages 4
Price: $16.00
From the Paper
This study will argue that aggression and violence are essential aspects of human nature. The ability to use physical force against another human being or an animal threatening one with harm is a necessity in self-preservation. In that sense, it is "essential," for existence is essential. At the same time, until it is proved that a gene is physically responsible for the "aggression and violence," it cannot be said beyond any doubt that those qualities are built into the human being or not. The question remains philosophical.
There is little doubt that some of the great philosophers believe that violence and aggression are an essential part of human nature. In fact, most social and political systems were and are designed specifically to prevent the chaos that would result if laws did not hinder human beings from expressing their

Also Search for AGGRESSION AND VIOLENCE. in all categories
 

Related Essays

  • Sports Violence
    Examines the relationship of violence to sports. Discusses several factors: how violence in sports is agreeable and goal oriented; recreational violence; how sports legitimize violence; relation between sports, violence and masculinity; effect on male-female relationships of violence in sports.
  • Violent Video Games
    Discusses the belief of some researchers that many of today’s real-world problems arise from the psychological license granted to people by the video games that they play. A number of scholarly studies have suggested that there are significant and demonstrable connections between an individual’s inclination to act violently and the permissive messages about the acceptability of violence that that individual receives from contemporary media, including video games.
  • Desensitization to Violence
    Discusses why today's children and teenagers are desensitized to violence emphasizing role of television and video games. Significance of the problem. Psychological and sociological underpinnings of desensitization to violence. Cites empirical studies on the topic.
  • The Media's Influence on Violence in Society
    This paper discusses and analyzes the factors of media influence on the phenomena of violence in today's increasingly “wired” society, and the effect of that influence in terms of psychological and behavioral outcomes affecting law enforcement and criminal deterrence. Contends that a better understanding of these factors and their outcome allows for the proposition of solutions and interventions having the potential to manage violence and the way it is handled by police, community leaders and lawmakers.
  • Mental Illness and Violence
    This paper is a research proposal for a quantitative explorative study of the link between mental illness and the factors that put the mentally ill at-risk for violence. Describes a sample population, study design, variables, data collection methods, and data analysis methods.
  • Toys and Aggression
    This paper examines both sides of the issue of aggression- and violence-related toys and decides in favor of the opinion that such toys do contribute to violence and aggression.
  • Pol Pot and Genocide
    An analysis of the social and political ideologies of Pol Pot that led to the genocide of nearly 2 million Cambodians between 1975-1978. Pol Pot's idealized vision of self. The Khmer Rouge aggressive behavior as a product of a multidimensional set of interacting factors.
  • THEORIES OF AGGRESSION.
    Examines social learning, biosocial & psychodynamic views on aggressive behavior. Role of family, gender role differences, modeling, sexism, self-control.
  • PORNOGRAPHY & SEXUALITY.
    Negative effects of viewing & using pornography, emphasizing violence against women, distorted perceptions of sexuality, reduction of human beings to sexual objects, rise in aggression, sexual dysfunction.
  • AGGRESSION.
    Discusses theories & examples of aggression: racial violence, domestic violence, sports violence & violence on campus. Motivating factors.
 

Related Pages




/essays/skin/research/images/custom-side.jpg

Become a Premium Member. Buy all pre-written essays for only $2 per page! AND Get $1 of store credit for every $10 you spend!

Testimonials

This makes all the difference.
The staff and writers are true professionals. They are honest and helpful. If you order from them, you are in very good hands.
I'm so happy!
I used to have such a terrible time with writing, but not any more. This company has taken one of my most stressful college experiences and made it easy!
The Best Service Ever!
I really do appreciate Research Assistance. I'm not a good writer and the service really gets me going in the right direction. The staff gets back to me quickly with any concerns that I might have and they are always on time. Thanks a million for your excellent service.

Subjects

 
Show all subjects...