Essay on Structuralism

Structuralism vs Functionalism

Structuralism was introduced to the United States by Titchener, with his own twist on Wundt’s structure of psychology. It is the study of the fundamentals of consciousness: sensation and perception, memory, attention, emotion, cognition, learning, and language. Structuralism focuses on breaking down mental processes into the most crucial components, or basic terms. Titchener hoped “to […]

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Appeasement

The application of Appeasement to British Foreign policy post World War One remains a highly debated topic amongst historians, mainly regarding the use and reasons for the policy and its ineffectiveness. Appeasement generally refers to ‘The policy of settling disputes by peaceful means and compromise rather than by resort to war’1. It is mostly associated […]

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Dead White Males Essay

The two opposing political orientations in this drama are broad humanitarianism and post-structuralism. How are they represented? How does the drama operate to place the audience to eventually prefer one above the other? Dead White Males is a drama about a sexually deprived lector. Dr Grant Swain. who attempts and about succeeds in bedding one […]

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Postmodernism/Poststructuralism/Enlightenment

As stated by Focault (1984; p. 32) the age of Enlightenment is a movement in philosophy during the eighteenth century period that supported the belief,reason as the primary basis of authority. Countries like France, Britain and Germany are the advocators of this movement. Others include Italy, Spain and in fact the whole of Europe. Basic […]

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