Is There an Answer to the Current Lack of a Satisfying Philosophy Among the American People?

Is There an Answer to the Current Lack of a Satisfying Philosophy Among the American People?

Date: 1945
Creator: Stovall, Edith Edwards
Description: This study will seek to show that what appears to be the cause of a lack of a satisfying philosophy among the American people, as evidenced by restless, disintegrating behavior of individuals, is in reality the effect of such a lack.
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The Challenge to the Operation of the Philosophy of Laissez-Faire

The Challenge to the Operation of the Philosophy of Laissez-Faire

Date: 1946
Creator: Haseltine, May Marian
Description: The problem of this study is to make an appraisal of laissez-faire, and its aims, methods, and accomplishments in its rise to pinnacle heights, its philosophy, and finally its decline in the maelstrom of society demanding more security, today, than ever before, in our standards of economy and living.
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A Comparative Study of the Philosophy of Certain Authors Relative to Reading Readiness

A Comparative Study of the Philosophy of Certain Authors Relative to Reading Readiness

Date: August 1953
Creator: Stockstill, Zana
Description: The problem of this investigation is to determine the amount of agreement or disagreement in the philosophies of certain authors relative to reading readiness in the first grade. Comparative data are included on evidences of the need for reading-readiness program, major factors involved, and desirable types of activities. The purpose of the study is to determine the apparent agreement or disparity found in current educational literature.
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Don Juan in Hell: a Key to Reading Shaw

Don Juan in Hell: a Key to Reading Shaw

Date: August 1961
Creator: Hanks, Harry S.
Description: Since George Bernard Shaw claims that the third act of Man and Superman is a complete commentary on his philosophy, this thesis is a revealing of the philosophy demonstrated in the Dream Scene, and it is an intensive study of the third act based upon a reading of the play.
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An Evaluation of the Trinidad High School, Trinidad, Texas

An Evaluation of the Trinidad High School, Trinidad, Texas

Date: August 1940
Creator: Fincher, E. B.
Description: This thesis is the result of an examination of Trindad High school in Trinidad, Texas. Teaching philosophy, student demographics, student activity types, and student resources are some of the considered aspects of this evaluation.
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Pragmatism in the Modern School

Pragmatism in the Modern School

Date: 1940
Creator: Wallace, Audie Price
Description: This study proposes to (1) set forth, in a brief way, the gradual evolution of pragmatism from about 1905 down to the present, (2) to clearly define pragmatism and to differentiate between it and some other "isms" having philosophical significance, (3) and to show how pragmatism has made for itself a place in the modern school curriculum.
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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 Evaluation of the Philosophy Underlying the Administration of the Large Texas High School

The Evaluation of the Philosophy Underlying the Administration of the Large Texas High School

Date: 1948
Creator: Green, Rufe J.
Description: The purpose of this study is to make an investigation of the philosophy underlying the administration of the large Texas high school. The criteria for evaluation will be taken from a study of recent literature, and the administrative practices of the schools will be evaluated in the light of these standards.
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Why Did Socrates Die? A View of Man and the State

Why Did Socrates Die? A View of Man and the State

Date: August 1967
Creator: DeLaRosa, B. Jean
Description: This thesis presents the political theory of Socrates, his trial and death, and looks at the reasons for Socrates' choice of death. In addition the author discusses the meaning of Socrates as it pertains to intellectual evolution and the maturity of societies.
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An Evaluation of the Acting Career of Katharine Cornell

An Evaluation of the Acting Career of Katharine Cornell

Date: August 1967
Creator: White, Opal Thurow
Description: This paper will point out the reasons for the great popular success of Katharine Cornell as an actress. This paper will examine the background of Miss Cornell to determine the influences that helped shape her career, and the theatre training that brought her to her first Broadway "hit." Special attention will be given to Miss Cornell's philosophy of acting as she expressed it in her autobiography and in interviews. Further, this paper will take each role played by Miss Cornell during her career and through the reviews of the dramatic critics determine the artistic merit of each role. Finally, the roles selected to be of artistic merit will again be subjected to the reviews of the drama critics to determine whether or not Miss Cornell achieved artistic excellence in her portrayal of them.
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