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    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 dweller appear to be indifferent to each other. In the film Lost in Translation, the concept of anonymity is brought to centre stage through the two main characters ' interaction with the urban environment. Bob, played by Bill Murray, is an example of Georg Simmel 's metropolitan type in that he is scheduled, part of the money economy, and most importantly has a blasé appearance. Conversely, Charlotte, played by Scarlett Johansson, is the opposite of the metropolitan type as she is irrational in her motives and…

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    the community and Society. Georg Simmel believe the world couldn’t be Microbiology analyze and but had five key ideas he believes people of the world can be: “Social forms, Social types, Sociability, Conflict, and The metropolis”. Simmel focus on the smaller topics l and not “the grand theory like Durkheim or Marx”, However, Simmel believe the world can be Sociability because they will interact with each other. People will chat with each other and gain a relationship with each other. And the was…

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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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    writers and philosophers of almost every time period have examined the convoluted relationship between social relations and individuals including Karl Marx and Georg Simmel. While some have taken the approach that individuals are shaped by their social world, others insist that the social world itself is what shapes individuals. There are a few theories that exist with regards to the connection between individuals and society which will be discussed throughout this short essay in order to fully…

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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…

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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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    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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