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    Born March 3, 1845, Georg Ferdinard Ludwig Philipp Cantor, begin his life in the northwestern corner named Russia within the well-populated merchant colony of Saint Petersburg. The oldest of six children, Cantor was a great violinist. Taking after his grandfather, Franz Bohm (1788-1846) who played in a Russian imperial orchestra. Opposite from his grandfather was Cantor’s father a member among the Saint Petersburg stock exchange, and he was an ace at that, for that the money Cantor’s father would leave Cantor a very large inheritance which will fund his research and education thru out his lifetime. During the year 1856 Cantor just eleven years old will watch his father become ill and uproot the family first traveling Wiesbaden, Germany, but…

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    and highly known today was founded by German mathematician Georg Cantor. Between the years 1874 and 1884 was when set theory came to be. Set theory can be known as sets that are collections of objects and any type of object can be collected into a set if it is relevant to mathematics. While making many important contributions to the mathematics world, Cantor discovered the set of real numbers is more numerous than the set of natural numbers, which means there exist infinite and finite sets of…

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    Should There Be Infinite

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    To the best of our knowledge, humans are the only creatures on earth that are able to contemplate infinity. We commonly talk about the infinite universe (which cosmologists now tell us is almost certainly finite but unbounded), we speak of infinite number series, such as the set of even numbers, and we use it metaphorically, as in saying someone has “infinite patience.” Time itself is spoken of as infinite, though it is always tied to finite objects which are changing and we can 't even come…

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    allow for a visceral expression of concepts that are commonly known. Anonymity is a feeling that most urban dwellers experience. This can be seen on any form of public transit where hundreds of people will be crammed into a train and yet there will be silence. As Tonkiss notes, this requires a sort of "special urban trick" that urban dwellers perform to keep their distance socially despite being in close physical proximity (2003, 301). The result of this trick, however, is anonymity where urban…

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    Founded in 1892, the Department of Sociology at the University of Chicago was the first institution to provide graduate programs in the profession of sociology. More precisely, the ‘Chicago School’ refers to a specific group of sociologists at the University, who made significant progress in our modern day understanding of cities and urban life due to their way of thinking about and viewing social relations. The school published many textbooks and works about the interests of sociology as a…

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    This drama study will define the conflict of male gender dominance and violence towards women in The Duchess of Malfi by John Webster and Woyzeck by Georg Buchner. In Webster’s play, the duchess is continually at the mercy of her brother, Ferdinand, because he does not want her to inherit their father’s money. The duchess has an illicit love affair with Antonio, which makes it possible for Ferdinand and the Cardinal to have her executed for an illicit love affair. This form of male gender…

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    A New Perspective On Africa “The only man I envy is the man who has not yet been to Africa- for he has so much to look forward to.”- Rich Mullins The continent of Africa is one of the most under recognized and under appreciated gems of the world. In the past, the continent of Africa was seen as barbaric and hopelessly primitive. Many believe the media propaganda that this continent is impoverished and under populated. By taking a deeper look at some often under-represented aspects of this…

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    Hegel’s philosophy of history incorporates his reasoning of how world history exists within the realm of the Spirit. He explores the actions of men and women, and concludes that they are driven by the Spirit. “Hence it is of interest, in the course of history, to learn to know spiritual nature in its existence, that is, the point where Spirit and Nature unite, namely, human nature” (Hartman). Hegel goes on to explain the purpose of human activity by using great men in world history and what…

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    1.1 In The Sociological Imagination C. Wright Mills describes the sociological imagination as enabling “us to grasp history and biography and the relations between the two within society” (Mills [1959] 2000:6). The sociological imagination facilitates individuals to locate themselves within society, the historical context of their society, and recognize the other individuals that are in his or her same state. “The sociological imagination enables its possessor to understand the larger historical…

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    During the Industrial Revolution, Europe has no supported social services, no public education, no help for the disabled, no help for the sick or old, and no regulation of housing, industry, or child labor. There was the very wealthy, a very small middle class, and an increasing large lower class. England was much worse, but this happened all over Europe. America’s industrialism had similar results but to a lesser degree that the European peasants experienced. The society Marx lived in was this…

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