Toward Dispelling the Problem of Induction
In “On Induction”, Bertrand Russell presents a skeptical challenge, concerning whether we can have knowledge about any unobserved empirical matters, such as whether the sun will rise tomorrow. I offer reasons why Russell’s view is not all that convincing.
In this paper, the individuals and practices involved in Countrywide Financial’s corporate governance are examined, and the company’s corporate governance is evaluated. Each existing board member and each member of the executive management team is profiled to provide a picture of the background and capabilities of Countrywide’s oversight team.
IT in the Catering Industry
Discussion of caterers' views of the incorporation of nutrient analysis software in their work environment. Addresses Information Technology (IT) and the Food & Catering Industry, calculation of recipe nutrients, special diets.
Definition, career options, role in medicine & law, focusing on forensic nursing, DNA testing.
On Knowledge of Unobserved Matters of Fact
In “An Inquiry Concerning Human Understanding”, David Hume (1711-1776) provides a framework for explaining how people acquire and form concepts, beliefs and knowledge. Hume is an empiricist about knowledge, as opposed to a rationalist. He believes that all knowledge arises from sense experience. Sensory impressions lead to ideas, and through the psychological mechanism of association, these ideas are formed into more complex ones. Ideas are the foundation for forming beliefs through reasoning.
Ethnography and Multiculturalism in Education
How ethnographic and social capital theories have influenced theories of pedagogy of multicultural students and the methods of classroom management of teachers who may be from mainstream cultures.
The Gray Area
The purpose of this paper is to analyze ethical violations that are illegal, but for which people would probably escape criminal or civil prosecution. Presents five cases that discuss scenarios in which hypotheticals involve a violation of ethics for which there is little or no chance of being caught.
The following presents the topic of educational testing, sproblems and issues in testing of Puerto Rican students are presented. Problems of standardized tests in general. Disadvantages faced by minority students.