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    Joseph Eybler could finish the requiem. 10. Did Mozart die a rich man? What were the circumstances of his death and how was his burial and why? a. When Mozart died, he left his wife without income and money to give back to the loans her husband took. b. Mozart took his final sickbed on November 20th with only 2 weeks left to live. One physician did know what was wrong with the famous musician but there was no cure for it. He suffered from a disease called rheumatic fever, which was the result of an epidemic. On December 6 Mozart’s dead body was processed to St. Stephan’s cathedral. Vienna at that time was running out of room to bury dead people so the Emperor decided to make a regulation mandating burial in common graves. Baron Gottfried van Swieten paid for what was considered back then a middle class funera…

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    most famous and controversial book is Candide . This essay will explain optimism theory and Voltaire's point of view of optimism . Give a brief summary of this book , it's genre as a literary work and how Voltaire attacks optimism through this book . Then How this era looking at the women and what they are suffering from . Finally , how these women in this book considered as a female testimony to the failure of optimism . Theory of optimism known in the 18th century . According to…

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    Introduction Daniel I Bernoulli stated that “there is no philosophy which is not found upon knowledge of the phenomena, but to get any profit from this knowledge it is absolutely necessary to be a mathematician”(BrainyQuote). Daniel, a second generation mathematician, learned this valuable lesson, as his father and uncle had before him; mathematics is vital when interpreting the world. While Daniel was succeeded by a laundry list of mathematicians and physics, it is he and the men which preceded…

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    JOANNA BOTES 843963 WORD COUNT:1802 QUESTION 1: “Because satire often combines anger and humour it can be profoundly disturbing-because it is essentially ironic or sarcastic,it is often misunderstood”.Do you agree?Argue with close reference to events and characters in Oyono’s Houseboy and Eppel’s Absent:The English Teacher. This statement is correct as the writers satirical motive can often be misunderstood by the audience.Both Oyono and Eppel are political satirists and their…

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    One of the main themes throughout the Enlightenment period deals with man’s place in the universe and his relationship with God. Many Enlightenment thinkers share the thought that God has no imperfections, therefore he created a perfect world that we humans live in today. German philosopher Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz claims that God has created the best of all possible worlds. Two of the most well known Enlightenment writers, Alexander Pope and Francois-Marie Arouet, better known as Voltaire,…

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    François-Marie Arouet, whose pen name is Voltaire, quickly became known for his sarcasm, wit, and outspokenness. Voltaire wrote slanderous poems about the French regent and the duke of Orleans thus landing him in prison in Bastille. To avoid imprisonment for a second time, Voltaire chose to flee to England. There he devoutly studied English society and was particularly impressed by their constitutional monarchy and their religious freedom. In 1755 the Earthquake of Lisbon struck. In 1756, the…

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    their religious tolerance of the Quakers and other fringe religious beliefs, and their superior advancement into empirical science and philosophy—embodied by Bacon, Locke, and Newton—as well as their appreciation for unconventional art and literature, focusing particularly on William Shakespeare. He praised the progressiveness of English society in his 1733 publication, Lettres philosophiques, comparing England’s progressivism to the oppressiveness and religious intolerance of his native…

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    Evil is something that everyone sees and feels differently. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines it in many ways ranging from “morally reprehensible” to simply “bringing sorrow, trouble, or destruction”. Obviously, evil is hard to describe and yet has been with us from the start. From a religious perspective, many cannot understand why an infinitely good being such as God would allow this evil suffering and pain to exist unless and feel betrayed by Him. Evil, to these people, is the direct…

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    The Calculus Controversy is a very famous argument among many mathematicians. This argument consists of one simple question: who invented calculus? Many mathematicians argue Isaac Newton invented calculus; others say it was Gottfried Leibniz. Let’s start with Isaac Newton. Isaac Newton attended the University of Cambridge. In 1666 he was sent home due to a plague, thus resulting in free time on his own. Because of this, he came up with what we know now as calculus. Newton didn’t call it…

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    comet. Her success empowered many astronomers and women. Maria Kirch was born in February 25th, 1670. Growing up her dad believed she deserved the same education as a boy her age got introduction of Maria Winkelmann Kirch), and educated her until he got sick and died. Fortunately from there her uncle took over in educating Maria. A little later on in her life Maria became interested in astronomy and went to go work and study with Christopher Arnold, an excellent Astronomer (biography: Married…

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