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    Analyzing and Applying Aristotle’s Golden Mean Aristotle’s Golden Mean was summarized wonderfully by Christopher Brown, “Aristotle’s Golden Mean is the concept of the perfect medium between extremes” (Brown). According to Aristotle, moderation is a keystone of virtuous behavior. Moderation is relative to each person. Aristotle suggests that each person temper their own styles and extremes (Adler and Proctor II). For example, if a person was naturally easy to anger, then that person should strive to moderate their anger but not to eliminate it entirely. In addition to relative moderation, the temperance should be suitable for the circumstance (Adler and Proctor II). Meaning, there are times that reasonably call for anger or other emotions which fall within the excess category. The three categories of behavior are excess, mean, and deficit. Acting moderately can change many relationships that one might have. For instance, my relationship with my significant other might not be as strong if I was more moderate in my expression of affection. In my…

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    Alexander III of Macedon more commonly referred to by many as Alexander the great, is one of history’s more famous leaders for his brilliance and military genius having conquered the known world of his time. Alexander’s brilliance is attributed by many historians to Aristotle, his tutor in the more philosophical subjects of the time. “The Golden Mean” by Annabel Lyon captures Aristotle’s first person view of Alexander during his time as his tutor as well as some of Aristotle’s own upbringing.…

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    The legend of the golden carp begins a long time ago with some of Earth’s earliest people, these people wandered for many years but never gave up faith in their gods. The gods rewarded them for their faith with the fertile valley of the llano, but on one condition. They were not allowed to eat any of the carp, because carp were sacred to the gods. When a terrible drought hits and all of the crops and game die, they have no choice but to eat the carp. The gods are enraged that they broke their…

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    Aside from the general issue regarding survey data and their inability to accurately represent reality, there are no overtly obvious issues regarding the measurement or operationalization of this variable. The central independent variable I chose was number of group memberships. The variable was measured by simply asking respondents for the number of groups that they belonged to. The unit of analysis in individuals, and the variable is continuous. The mean is 0.833, indicating that the number…

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    9. RESULTS Table 8: Pre Formulation Study S.NO API CHARACTERISATION RESULTS 1 Physical Appearance a white to slightly pink crystalline powder 2 Melting point 138-148 ºC 3 Bulk density 0.396 gm/ml 4 Tapped Density 0.421 gm/ml 5 Carr’s index/Compressibility index 5.94 6 Hausner’s Ratio 1.063 Conclusion: The value of compressibility index above 25%, 15-25%, less than10% indicates poor flowability, optimum flowability and high flowability respectively. As Efaverinz value is <10 so it exhibits…

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    Students’ scores will be categorized into one of three benchmark levels: At or Above Benchmark, Below Benchmark, and Well Below Benchmark (Dynamic Measurement Group, 2010). Students who score below the 1st grade benchmark established by DIBELS on both the ORF and the NWF assessments, but are not considered Well Below Benchmark, will be included in the study if they also exhibit elevated inattention. Inattention. First grade teachers will rate students scoring below benchmark scores on the…

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    variation in data, skewed towards younger age group. Further, an appropriate graph for ADULTCT, measured at ratio level, is a histogram which can help us understand the shape of the distribution. The histogram displays that the number of adults in the household is positively skewed, as significant amount of data lies at the lower end of the graph. This signifies that majority of the respondents have two to three adults in the household. Descriptive Analysis We calculated descriptive…

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    Through reviewing the minimum, maximum, and range of values I attempted to discern and identify potential coding errors as well as invalid data. The nature and distribution of the values were explored through examining the mean, standard deviation, and variance as well as skewness and kurtosis. For example, the variable Age contained 320 valid cases, with respondents ranging in age from 18 to 35 years. The mean age was 28.02 years with a standard deviation of 4.76 years. Emailtime and Wwwtime…

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    gives it a range of different moods, but mainly a ghastly touch. The house is described as a ‘musty darkness’ hints that it is sort of a fog/mist. However it could be that it smell as that's what ‘musty’ means. ‘, silence,’ has commas either side of it making it create pace. Susan Hill uses ‘seething’ making it seem like the air is crowding Arthur. Susan has used a list to create pace also. Tension is sustained in this part of the chapter as it seems that Arthur is walking into a thick foggy…

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    where you set culturally defined goals and are willing to do all the socially legitimate things to achieve them, and then someone says but, you will have to figure out how you’re going to do it. A person becomes disillusioned with legitimate means. I think you can just settle or conform at this point, or you can become driven, and go into the Innovative Mode. The Innovative Mode takes place “when a person accepts the culturally defined goals of society, but rejects or lacks the socially…

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