Georg Cantor

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  • Biography Of Georg Ferdinard Ludwig Philipp Cantor

    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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  • Should There Be Infinite

    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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  • Lost In Translation Film Analysis

    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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  • Violence Towards Women In The Duchess Of Malfi By John Webster And Woyzeck

    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

    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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  • Karl Marx's Social Conflict Theory

    There are hundreds of group theories that explain why groups operate they way they do. One theory that I found interesting and very familiar to me was Karl Marx’s Social Conflict Theory. Karl Marx was a very famous philosopher, revolutionary, and social scientist. Karl Marx was born on 1818 in Trier, Germany. Karl was the third of nine children living in a middle class home. He attended private school where he joined a radical group later becoming the president. While studying in London with…

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  • Dialectic Approach Of Idealism

    There are many methods of teaching the various subjects taught in today’s educational system. One such method is the dialectic approach of Idealism. The dialectic approach can be applied to many different areas of teaching to enhance the educational delivery and the resulting understanding of the students. Idealism is possibly the oldest Western philosophy we know and study in the present day. It traces back at least to Ancient Greece and Plato. It was once the dominant philosophy of Western…

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  • Neglectful Parenting Styles

    There is an array of parenting styles that exist today, that inhibit a child’s growth and understanding of life. Parenting styles greatly affect the psychological growth of a child. Children’s development is based upon their environment and the home which they are raised in. Parents are the driving force in a child’s life. No matter what role the parent has, they are still related to their child, and from there it influences their child’s being. The influence can have positive or negative…

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  • Von Trapps Compare And Contrast

    found God, joining the Nonnberg Abbey in Salzburg. Around the same time, a retired naval captain by the name of Georg von Trapp found his second-oldest daughter had contracted scarlet fever and could no longer walk the four miles to school, thus requiring a tutor. Maria’s background in education training meant she was chosen for what was supposed to be a 10-month stint before she formally entered the convent. As in the movie, Maria Kutschera appeared at the palatial von Trapp estate wearing an…

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  • Analysis Of The Sociological Imagination C. Wright Mills

    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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