An analysis of Robert Jackson's Opening Address to the Nuremberg War Crimes Tribunal as an appeal to emotion rather than reason. The postwar context in which Jackson's address was given.
Nuremberg War Crimes Tribunal
This paper provides a discussion of former Nazi Ernst Kaltenbrunner’s defense of himself during the Nuremberg War Crimes Tribunal. The paper provides an analysis of Kaltenbrunner’s defense of duty and ignorance, and whether or not it is justified in light of the charges against him.
This paper provides an analysis of Eugene Ionesco’s Rhinoceros. The analysis focuses on the conflict between the protagonist (Berenger) and antagonist (Jean) and how that conflict is ultimately resolved by Berenger adopting responsibility.
Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
This paper provides a discussion of business ethics and corporate social responsibility, using the film “The Corporation” which is a documentary chronicling the lack of ethics among major corporations like Unocal, Enron, Nike, and others. The stakeholder model is applied to the film, as are the ethical theories of utility and egoism.
THEORIES OF BUREAUCRACY.
Examines basic concepts of Max Weber, R.P. Hummel & A. Wildavsky, applications in budgetary process, corruption, alienation, conflict.
This paper provides a brief discussion of Nigerian poet and novelist Ben Okri, including a listing of his major works and the central themes of his works in novels like “The Famished Road”, “Songs of Enchantment,” and “In Arcadia.” Okri’s contribution to postcolonial-Africa, his current activities in London, and how his spiritualism relates to Hinduism and Buddhism are also included.
EXISTENTIALISM & HUMAN NATURE.
Explores existentialist ideas of Nietzsche, Sartre, Freud, Jaspers on freedom, responsibility, existence vs. essence, will, God.
Dead Man Walking
Rehabilitation and punishment as portrayed in the film "Dead Man Walking." Contends that although the film does not address the issue of the death penalty, it addresses the efficacy and morality of capital punishment.