The late composer Richard Strauss once said, "The human voice is the most beautiful instrument of all, but it is the most difficult to play." Strauss was right, but you don't have to carry a tune perfectly to make an impact with a song. It’s so much more than that. A great singer can surprise you thr
Determining the philosopher you most closely resemble requires examining some of your views about the world and those of some historical philosophers. This can be accomplished by answering some key ethical, metaphysical and epistemological questions.
To find the greatest common factor of two or more numbers, find the factors of each number, then circle the shared factors. Choose the greatest factor that the numbers share.
John Locke was an English philosopher who believed all people have natural rights to life, liberty and property, independent of any man-made laws. This is in contrast to claims that people are naturally subject to a monarch, as he asserted in his 1689 work "Two Treatises of Government."
Although defining a list of the best books of all time is a subjective task, best-of lists issued by sources such as TIME Magazine and Modern Library consistently include "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald, "The Sound and the Fury" by William Faulkner, "Anna Karenina" by Leo Tolstoy and "Grea
According to the United Nations 2014 Human Development Index report, the top five highest ranked countries in the education index are Norway, Australia, Switzerland, The Netherlands, and the United States. The education index is calculated by using the nation's mean years of schooling and expected y
A philosophical assumption is the theoretical framework used by researchers to collect, analyze and interpret the data that is collected in a particular field of study. It establishes the background used for coming to conclusions or decisions.
Some of the books considered the greatest all time include "Ulysses," "The Great Gatsby" and "Brave New World." Other books considered the greatest include "Atlas Shrugged," "Battlefield Earth" and "The Fountainhead."
Philosophical definitions of truth fall into several categories, including rationalist, idealist, monotheistic and nihilistic. Some philosophers define truth as anything that is descriptive or expressive of the nature of existence, while others define it as something that inherently exists within ob
Historical rankings of U.S. presidents differ depending on what population responds, but polls consistently have George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and Franklin Roosevelt leading in terms of greatness. William Henry Harrison, Franklin Pierce, Andrew Johnson and James Buchanan usually come up at the