Mengert, Fritz

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A historical study of the founding and development of Tuskegee Institute 1983 99 Tuskegee Institute was established by an act of the General Assembly of Alabama on February 12, 1881, and Booker T. Washington opened the school on July 4 of that year to become its founder and first principal. Mr. Washington’s aim was to educate the...
Adaptive and interpretive recruitment strategies of five small liberal arts colleges 1985 23 The purpose of this study was to investigate current perceptions of Directors of Admissions and Academic Deans at five small, independent, liberal arts institutions in the Piedmont Triad area of North Carolina. The objective was to interpret qualitat...
Watauga College : the residential college at Appalachian State University 1985 16 The ideal of a liberal education has been in existence for over 2,000 years. However, many factors in American higher education have mitigated against the liberal education concept. One pedagogical response designed to foster the ideals of a liberal ...
The narcissistic dialectic : narcissism, dualism and gender 1986 13 Narcissism is a condition marked by the absence of authenticity. Narcissistic self-deception can become a problem within a culture if citizens fail to achieve maturity within the human community. If narcissism is related to immaturity, lack of authen...
Mathematical metaphors and philosophical structures 1986 19 The purpose of this study was to examine relationships between mathematics and philosophy. The first part of the study examined the history and basic doctrines of idealism, realism, pragmatism, and existentialism. This was a basic overview which woul...
The unimagined city : public humanities and change in Fayetteville, North Carolina 1987 11 The case study at the center of this dissertation describes an innovative public humanities program which was conducted in Fayetteville, North Carolina, during the fall of 1977. Sponsored by the Cumberland County Public Library with funds provided by...
A phenomenological inquiry into the concept of home 1987 6 This inquiry considers a coalescence of epistemology and ontology as an initial stage to thinking about the condition of being-at-home-in-a-world. Martin Heidegger 's work on existence and being is discussed as a consideration of the relationship bet...
The civil rights movement 1987 6 This study investigates the Civil Rights Movement from the 1954 Brown vs. Board of Education decision through the 1968 assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King. It attempts to determine whether the effect of social inequities on black Americans was a ...
A phenomenological study of WFMY-TV's "Good Morning Show" and its relationship to the Greensboro, North Carolina, community, 1957-1987 1988 12 The purpose of this study is to describe the historical development of a local television program over a 30-year period, 1957-1987, and how the program interrelated with the community in which it was set. Additional material relates to (a) the progra...
A study of the boundaries of existence 1994 1 This paper reflects the author's intense disquietude with the conventional attitudes concerning the vicissitudes of existence and wo/mankind's conduct in its facticity. Surveying the historical centrality of myths and relaying the creation myths from...
Creative fidelity : the study of compassionate consciousness in a technological world 1993 1 In the tradition of western philosophy often focused on in the perennial search for wisdom is the foundations of philosophy that have based ontology and epistemology on abstract systems of thought. In these systems, thought is considered in and of it...
Charles Dickens' "The life of our Lord" as a primer for Christian education 1995 2 Charles Dickens' The Life of Our Lord, largely a simplification of parts of the four Gospels and the Book of Acts, was written for his children as an integral part of their Christian and moral education. He never published the manuscript or gave the ...
Prophetic teaching : a struggle to create spiritual community in the classroom 1993 1 This dissertation puts forth the argument that prophetic teaching makes possible the formation of a spiritual community of learners thus enhancing their knowing and being in the world. It begins with the premise that the constructed world of our pres...
Joy : a phenomenological and aesthetic view 1994 2 The word Joy, as represented in common language, falls short of its original meaning or logos. Having been steeped in contemporary Western culture, Joy has been weakened and trivialized. I use the term Joy to refer to a powerful way of coming to sens...
A study of the evolution of the phenomenological nature of cultural consciousness : Kant, Hegel, and Heidegger 1994 2 This study is an examination of the evolution of individual consciousness from German Idealism to Heideggerian Existentialism. It traces the individual ego back to Kant and Fichte, demonstrates how with Hegel it underwent a gathering process, and sug...
Dialogues of being-in-living relations : re-imagining office education 1996 2 From a feminist perspective this paper represents a rediscovery and reconstruction of meaning for education through a reaffirmation of our human wholeness and in celebration of our ambiguous human condition. This is a powerful and interpenetrating va...
The sickness in schooling : the healing of education 1994 1 The purpose of this study is to offer a qualitative, phenomenological examination of American public schooling within the metaphorical context of sickness and healing. The rationale for the study is that the schooling structure itself needs to be vie...
Language, metaphors, and phenomenology of leadership 1993 5 In current scholarship, the subject of leaders and leadership has been identified and measured through traditional sampling and research techniques. The assumptions of these techniques is that leaders and leadership operate as a positional, top down ...
A model of mental process 1976 1 This paper will discuss the mind of man. Mind suggests mental processes and not physical parts, while man signifies an individual within the human species. Specifically, I intend to introduce new words and systems to encourage discussion of mental pr...