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The Philosophical Beliefs and Practices of the Sherman Elementary Teachers

The Philosophical Beliefs and Practices of the Sherman Elementary Teachers

Date: 1944
Creator: Neves, Doris Ann
Description: The purpose of this study was to find what the philosophies and actual practices of the Sherman elementary teachers are; and how they practice or do not practice their philosophical concepts.
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Philosophical Ideas in Five Plays by Jean-Paul Sartre

Philosophical Ideas in Five Plays by Jean-Paul Sartre

Date: June 1968
Creator: Portman, Stephen G.
Description: The drama of Jean-Paul Sartre is primarily an investigation into the meaning of the human condition. The question of primary concern is: What does it mean to be a human being? Through his drama, Sartre reveals the nature of the existential situation. This thesis looks at five plays of Sartre and discusses the philosophical ideas in each.
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Philosophical Implications on Trombone Performance and Pedagogy in Andre Lafosse's Curriculum at the Paris Conservatory

Philosophical Implications on Trombone Performance and Pedagogy in Andre Lafosse's Curriculum at the Paris Conservatory

Date: May 2005
Creator: English, Bryan
Description: During his tenure as the professor of trombone at the Paris Conservatory, Andre Lafosse wrote the Traite de Pedagogie du Trombone a Coulisse addressing trombone pedagogy that was to be studied in conjunction with his method and etude books, Methode Complete de Trombone and Vade Mecum du Tromboniste. The pedagogic philosophy reflects Lafosse's own experiences as an orchestral musician in France in the early 20th century. Lafosse designed and used his treatise to prepare students to be effective teachers after their graduation from the Conservatory. The scope of preparation for Lafosse's trombone class, however, was limited. He did not attempt to provide a text or tutor that would prepare trombonists for any career in music: Lafosse was primarily concerned with orchestral trombone playing, as reflected in musical exercises, instrument designation, and repertoire references. Solo performance skills are also explained at length in his treatise, and Lafosse includes his own solo transcriptions in the curriculum. This emphasis placed on performing as a soloist appears to oppose Lafosse's implied preference for orchestral performance. Throughout his career as a trombone professor Andre Lafosse compiled and wrote music that emphasized elements of trombone technique based on the French solo and orchestral repertoire. His primary ...
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Philosophical Irrationalism and Italian Fascism

Philosophical Irrationalism and Italian Fascism

Date: August 1966
Creator: Bentley, Tom R.
Description: The purpose of this work will be to trace the development from responsible scholasticism to irrational political violence, and to locate the various sources from which the intellectual acceptance of anti-humanitarian violence spring forth.
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A Philosophy for Two-year Occupational Programs in Public Junior College Curricula

A Philosophy for Two-year Occupational Programs in Public Junior College Curricula

Date: August 1971
Creator: McClung, William Sterling
Description: The problem of this study is the development of a philosophy for two-year occupational programs in public junior college business curricula.
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Philosophy in The Forsyte Saga

Philosophy in The Forsyte Saga

Date: 1942
Creator: Workman, Claudia Mae
Description: A study has been made of (1) the various philosophies of idealism and materialism, (2) the effects of these philosophies upon the life and thought of England in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and (3) the demonstration of these philosophies in John Galsworthy's The Forsyte Saga with a view to indicating the trends and tendencies in the philosophy of England which have helped to shape the personal and national life of the British people of today.
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The Philosophy of Henry Fielding as Expressed in his Novel, Tom Jones

The Philosophy of Henry Fielding as Expressed in his Novel, Tom Jones

Date: 1941
Creator: Hays, May
Description: This thesis examines the philosophy of Henry Fielding as expressed in his novel, Tom Jones as it relates to the prevailing philosophical thought of eighteenth-century England.
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The Philosophy of the Activity Movement

The Philosophy of the Activity Movement

Date: 1941
Creator: Glover, Lila Elizabeth
Description: The problem of this research is to analyze the philosophy of the activity movement in the United States from a sociological point of view. Specifically, the purpose of the study is to discover whether or not the activity movement grew out of the social conditions of the times and was designed to meet the staggering problems of social development and reconstruction in America.
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Phosphatides of Atypical Mycobacteria

Phosphatides of Atypical Mycobacteria

Date: May 1968
Creator: Hollingsworth, Russell C.
Description: The purpose of this investigation was to extract, separate, partially characterize and compare the individual phospholipids of the atypical mycobacteria.
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Phosphorescent Emissions of Coinage Metal-Phosphine Complexes: Theory and Photophysics

Phosphorescent Emissions of Coinage Metal-Phosphine Complexes: Theory and Photophysics

Date: December 2009
Creator: Sinha, Pankaj
Description: The major topics discussed are all relevant to the bright phosphorescent emissions of coinage metal complexes (Cu(I), Ag(I) and Au(I)) with an explanation of the theoretical background, computational results and ongoing work on the application in materials and optoelectronic devices. Density functional computations have been performed on the majority of the discussed complexes and determined that the most significant distortion that occurs in Au(I)-phosphine complexes is a near and beyond a T-shape within the P-Au-P angle when the complexes are photoexcited to the lowest phosphorescent excited state. The large distortion is experimentally qualified with the large Stokes' shift that occurs between the excitation and emission spectra and can be as large as 18 000 cm-1 for the neutral Au(I) complexes. The excited state distortion has been thoroughly investigated and it is determined that not only is it pertinent to the efficient luminescence but also for the tunability in the emission. The factors that affect tunability have been determined to be electronics, sterics, rigidity of solution and temperature. The luminescent shifts determined from varying these parameters have been described systematically and have revealed emission colors that span the entire visible spectrum. These astounding features that have been discovered within studies of ...
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