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    something that has existed since the dawn of humanity. Artistic expression is an undeniable epicenter of the human identity. The arts are such a rooted part of the human identity that every society, culture, civilization, and group emulates some form of it, from pottery in Ancient Egypt to Shakespearean plays in 18th Century England. With this in mind, philosophers have attempted to answer throughout history the burning questions pertaining to this need and appreciation for the arts, to explain what stimulates…

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    Expressive theory of art, while being able to include certain artwork and exclude non-artwork that was problematic for formalism, has difficulties of its own. That is, there seems to be something wrong with arguing that simply because an artist has not felt the emotions expressed in their work their creation is not art. This notion could discount many great creations. For example, suppose there was the most beautiful painting; formally it is perfect, the colours, shape and brush stroke is…

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    On Postcolonial Theory/ists And Beyond The history of colonialism has been one of turning points in today’s cultural discussion. One major criticism is directed to modernism. Within its history, eurocentric perspective becomes major narrative rejecting that of the third world countries as part its progression. This is linked to the power that narrates the history through colonialism. Furthermore, this issue relates to the idea of representation. How the non-European cultures connoted.…

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    On American Institutional Economics During the emergence in the late 18th century, America was a country which was considered to be one of the most adaptive when it comes to technological changes. Due to this, they seldom experience the trouble caused by scarce resource because they had the power to produce everything in a faster and modern way. America was believed to have a competitive market system. Technology indeed helped their country to be in a healthy state. But, on the contrary,…

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    Mere Real Thing

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    Tam Nguyen Blog #3 Works of Art and Mere Real Thing The reading, “Works of Art and Mere Real Things”, is a difficult reading to understand. However, Danto introduces an imaginary exhibition he has curated which includes all red squares and an object, which is also red. He also introduces a fictional artist “J” who paints a red, rectangular work nearly matching to the ones in his showing, and requests Danto include it, which he does J calls his work “Untitled.” He mentions, ““It cannot be…

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    What is art and why is this question important? The question seems more suited to the topic of philosophy than of art, yet that does not mean philosophy has any easy answer to this seemingly simple question. Rather, one of the consequences of studying philosophy is in the realization that the simplest questions are often the most difficult to answer. Philosophy may offer a foundation for our most treasured beliefs but it also shows us how little we actually know. The Delphic oracle declared…

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    Palmer developed his theory over a period spanning more than 20 years. His theory is intuitive, but the theory is not well described with specific definitions. There is some discrepancy with some references referring to student and some referring to knower or learner and some references referring to teacher and some referring to knower, educator, or faculty. Concepts are not completely theoretically and operationally defined. The lack of clear propositions and operational definitions does not…

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    summarizes the social entrepreneurship landscape in Latin America, and the career capitals that social entrepreneurs in the region own to deal with this complex context, was created. Based on the interviews this study shows that the Latin American context is mainly explained by: sexism, lack of equality, corruption, institutional voids, family’s support and lack of government support. To deal with this reality social entrepreneurs have a set of career capitals (Bourdieu P. , 1986) that they…

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    The Context of the Organization From an institutional context, my capstone will focus on decreasing attrition among the returning adult learners’ population and increasing retention (student success) rates to increase the graduation rate for the Cosmetology Department. Prior to the early 2000s, the school contracted with a private cosmetic art school to offer the cosmetic art programs; moreover, there was less of a need to track graduates. Prior to 2008, the study site began to see an…

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    II. Brief description of the role that uncertainty plays in economic theory/models and contrast this perspective with the sociological account Since Knight (2005), the monetarist models use assumptions of perfect information and imperfect with respect to the future. With the emergence of imperfect information the economist stated that it can be predicted by stochastic variables (random) from the probabilistic point of view, one can calculate the costs and benefits of different actions…

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