Author: Gk Scientist

Meaning and Nature of Nationalism

Meaning and Nature of Nationalism: In fact, if nationalism is unmentioned in any serious discussion of international problems, it is because its significance is assumed. As Carlton J. H. Hayes said, “So much is nationalism a commonplace in the modes of thought and action of the civilized populations of the contemporary world that most men take …

National Interest and Its Instruments

National Interest and Its Instruments: “The foreign policy of every country”, writes Palmer and Perkins, “is at all times presumably designed to promote the national interest”. This national-interest approach in the conduct of foreign policy is vigorously supported by the followers of the realist school of thought. One of the main spokesmen of this school is …

Infinitive Mood of Verb

Infinitive Mood of Verb: (1) Generally ‘to‘ is placed before the verb to form the infinitive; as, to go, to sleep, to drink, to run, etc. (2) But, ‘to‘ of the infinitive is omitted in the following cases- (a) After the Verb bid, know, let, make, observe, please and also after the Verbs that denote some …

Impact of the American Civil War (1861-1865)

Impact of the American Civil War: The American Civil War was the greatest historical experience of the American people, comparable to the revolution of 1789 in France. It settled certain differences, and it settled them permanently. It destroyed slavery and assured the ascendancy of industrial capitalism. Furthermore, it preserved the Union and stabilized the modern American …

Essay on the Economic Depression of 1929-30 A.D.

Economic Depression of 1929-30: In his analysis of the nature and character of capital, Marx had clarified that the development of capitalism implied a cycle of economic crises. The profit which is a factor of development is a personal matter and needs no social sanctions. Therefore, sometimes there is inflation, sometimes depression and sometimes other deformities …

Herbart and Curriculum

Herbart and Curriculum: In accordance with his aims of education, Herbart has laid down the curriculum. He had before him the aims of character building and development of versatile interests in the child as the basic aims of education. Therefore, he has laid down the curriculum while keeping in view these aims and interests. He has …

Aims of Education according to Herbart

Aims of Education according to Herbart: According to Herbart, “Education consists in the conquest of the lower impulses by the higher altogether. Education may be summed up in one concept of morality”. Herbart was in disagreement with Pestalozzi in regard to the inner tendencies and powers of the child. He had before him only one aim …

Nuclear Overhauser Effect

Nuclear Overhauser Effect: The Nuclear Overhauser Effect was first described by Overhauser as the technique by which the intensity of NMR signals can be enhanced significantly by irradiation of some of the nearly nuclei within the molecule. This is illustrated as follows- Consider two different protons, HA and HB in the hypothetical molecule (I), which are …

Philosophy of Herbart

Philosophy of Herbart: Herbart was essentially a philosopher. His thoughts on education had their grounding in his philosophical view. Given below is the outline of his philosophy under various heads- Herbart’s Views in regard to “Soul” or “Spirit”: According to Herbart, the soul is the “Truth” and the body is nothing but a collection of truths. …