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The term "lost generation" was coined by
Gertrude Stein
The writer whose The Decline of the West proposed that European society had entered the final stage of its existence was
Oswald Spengler
In Karl Barth's Epistle to the Romans he
attacked the liberal Christian theology that had embraced the idea of progress.
The author of All Quiet of the Western Front was
Enrich Maria Remarque
Who wrote, "Man's historical experience has been one of steady failure, and there are no grounds for supposing it will be ever anything else?"
Niokolai Berdiaev
In the years after WWI, the idea of progress
was roundly attacked
In Jose Otega y Gasset's Revolt of the Masses, he points out that
the masses were destined to destroy the highest achievements of western society.
The notion that space and time are relative to the person measuring them first ariculated in
Einstein's theory of general activity
The uncertainty principle is accociated with
Heisenberg
John Maynard Keynes
discussed the end of laissez-faire capitialism
In a purely scientific sense the uncertainty principle proposes that
it is impossible to specify simultaneously both the position and velocity of a subatomic particle
Discoveries in physics added to the anxiety of the 1920's and 1930's because
they called into question the established notions of truth
The father of psychoanalysis was
Sigmund Freud
According to Freud the root of neurotic behavior was
a conflict between conscious and unconscious mental process
The spread of photography
led many painters to believe that the purpose of painting was not to mirror reality, but to create it
Which of the following groups was not one of the new artisitic movements of the 20th century?
impressionist.
The painter who was influenced by the "primitive" art of Tahiti was
Paul Gauguin.
The deliberate violation of perspective by Japanese artist influenced
Edgar Degas.
Which of the following is not an accurate match between artist and artistic influence?
Walter Gropius and Chinese painting.