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|How then is the historian to arrive at his philosophy of history among “the plurality |
of systems of interpretationm“2 ... of decision,” and that such decision affirms “the
power of man, who creates himself by judging his environment, and by ...
|Introduction : How an injury led me to irrationality and to the research described here -- ch. 1.|
|Ken's mother believed genuinely she was a good person at heart, but the outside |
forces that she had to fight against choked the ... counseling many years in
school to resolve most of the issues that he had gone through with his mother
and father. As he got older, the environment played a key role in his personality
and who he was destined to become in the future. ... As he grew older, the
actions that were sown into his heart became something that led to him self-
destructing in his own ...
|Concrete human models like Pericles are chosen as the criterion for acting well, |
not so that other men can imitate the ... other men to try to be like Pericles in the
sense of doing what Pericles did, but only in the sense of meeting ethical
decisions in ... What makes culture different from nature is identical with the
emergence of ethics: man shapes himself by his stories. ... Outside our control, at
least initially, is the way we have been shaped by our culture and our
environment to feel and to ...
|Descartes who, like Bacon, believed that man could master his environment was |
an influential forbear of modern rationality, particularly as it applies to decision-
making, problem-solving and management.4 His argument was that man, unlike
other ... By using his ability to reason he does not only find explanation of strange
phenomena, but he increasingly liberates himself from the ... the past is simply a
succession of presents and the future does not really exist in any specific shape.
|If someone strongly values preserving his or her health, in 99% of circumstances |
the person will not drink coffee. ... appears to be beyond all doubt is that
throughout a day many decisions are made of varied relevance for the person
and his or her more immediate environment. ... Values and Behavior The
decisions that a person makes gradually shape the person's behavior. ...
Behavior is a reflection of how a person positions himself or herself with regard to
certain situations in life.
|On the contrary, we are convinced that man is able to shape and change his own |
political environment and that legal ... having largely lost the guidance provided
by the instincts he has to take upon himself the task of decision-making and of ...
|From Knowledge to Decisions Roland W. Scholz. Table 8.1 Two fundamental |
paradigms ofwestern sociology in coping with environmental issues (Catton &
Dunlap, 1978). ... one species among the many that are interdependently
involved in the biotic communities that shape our life Intricate linkages ofcause-
and-effect feedback ... between man and nature, a process by which man,
through his own actions, mediates, regulates and controls the metabolism
between himself and nature.