Carl Stumpf

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  • Giorgio Agamben's Writing Of Sovereign Power And Bare Life

    Introduction The purpose of this paper is to critically analyze the writing of Giorgio Agamben as it relates to the course theme in regard to the placement of the body in contemporary social theory. More specifically this paper will address Agamben’s writing of Sovereign Power and Bare Life and the distinction between the natural being and the legal existence of a person. First in Part I, I will provide a summary of Sovereign Power and Bare Life, and identify Agamben 's central thesis. In Part II, I will critically analyze how this literary work relates to the course theme and discuss the biopolitics of the body in relation to Roberto Esposito 's theory of immunization. I will also provide an applied contemporary analysis of how the immigration policy in the United Sates, creates this distinction of life, through negative biopolitics. This paper argues that through the juxtaposition of bare life (zoe) and political life (bios) the state of exception creates bodies that become homo sacer; an abject body. Part I. Summary The purpose of this section is to provide the reader with an overview of Agamben 's work in order to provide context for later sections of this paper, as I critically analyze his ideas and major claims. First, I will provide the reader with the distinction between two Greek meanings of life, introducing the concept of sovereignty. Second, I will discuss Agamben 's theory of boipower relating it to Michael Foucault and contemporary issues. Third, I will…

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  • Performance Enhancing Drugs In Sports

    Since the beginning of sports competition, athletes have always wanted to get a better edge over their competitors and will do anything necessary to do so. They go as far as to injecting themselves with drugs and taking supplements to make them bigger, faster, and stronger. A method otherwise known as doping; a process in which athletes use prohibited drugs or training methods to surpass their competitors. These athletes; steaming from all sports, have been misusing these drugs, not wanting to…

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  • Examples Of Silence In Sonny's Blues

    Breaking into and out of the Blues: The Universal Neuroses of Mankind in Sonny’s Blues by James Baldwin In Sonny’s Blues, James Baldwin illustrates what Sigmund Freud might call the “universal neurosis of mankind.” It is also the story of overcoming the silence caused by that neuroses, which for Freud, is deeply rooted in the history of human conflict. Baldwin’s story gives the reader an intimate look at the reciprocal nature of societal repression and the way in which people express that…

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  • Sigmund Freud's Psychoanalytic Theory

    These theories explained why the predictions of each subject matter came to be recognized. To examine the psychoanalytic theory of Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung, and Alfred Adler, these theories give a more thorough examination of the subject matter. Adler believed that individuals past influence the choices an individual makes in everyday life, where Freud believed in sexual tension was an essential human drive. Alder thought individuals were driven by his or her relationships with others. Both…

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  • Berne's Theory Of Creativity Essay

    TA was formulated in the 1950’s by psychiatrist Eric Berne and has a humanistic psychotherapeutic approach. Berne considers TA a transaction as the unit of social intercourse. A transaction involves a transactional stimulus (TS) and a transactional response (TR). TS is the behaviour, verbal or nonverbal, created by one person in acknowledgement of the presence of others when two or more people meet each other. TR is the response to TS by another person. The foundation of TA is the theory of…

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  • Dreams In Real Life Essay

    Everyday countless people having all kinds of dreams, what one dreams can be various and complicated. So where do these dreams come from? Assuming dreams come from real life, this research thinks that dreams could reflect the past, but could not reflect the future. There also exist some visional dreams from the imaginary world. Actually, the length of dreams can be variational. From my research, I found our dreams are not only from our real life, but also from our vision. INTRODUCTION As a…

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  • Carl Jung's Theories Of Personality

    Carl Jung believed that individual’s personality was not only shaped by their past childhood experiences but also their unconscious past experiences of family and species. Unlike Freidan views, Jung believed that we are also shaped by our present and what we want to achieve in life. He believed that individuals are constantly searching for meaning and self-actualization. He believed that individual’s personality are composed of constructive and destructive forces. The destructive side also…

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  • The Importance Of Psychology In Frankenstein

    The practice of psychology plays a key role in determining how and why people think the way they do. This field of medicine has the power to drastically improve people’s lives and provide them with clarity and solutions to certain situations in their lives with which they are struggling. Psychologists can help someone understand their early childhood years by resurrecting repressed memories that helped shape them into their adult state. Psychology can also aid people in building better…

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  • Sigmund Freud Defense Mechanisms Analysis

    Freud’s Components of Personality and his Defense Mechanisms Sigmund Freud, an Austrian physician, developed the psychoanalytic theory in which he believed that personality is composed of three elements and each of them interacts with each other to influence human behaviors. According to Freud’s theory, some parts of personality are primitive, and other parts deal with reality (Cherry, What are the id, ego, and superego?, 2017). This essay will talk about the three elements of personality and…

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  • Fraud Triangle Case Study

    2.3. Donald R.Cressey’s Contribution As one of the brightest students of Sutherland, Cressey revolutionized the findings expressed by Sutherland in a different direction yet theoretically his influential findings are extensively used by fraud examiners. Mr. Cressey’s PhD dissertation concentrated on embezzlers. Cressey instigated his research on 200 inmates at the prison. Cressey was more concerned about the trust violators and not the people who joined the business with an eye for fraudulent…

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