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    The Renaissance time period is what most people consider as the bridge between Medieval and modern times. During this time period, many subjects including science, math, art, music, and theology exploded, and allowed for new ideas and innovations to come about. Many famous people, who are known for their renowned accomplishments from the past, come from the Renaissance time period like Da Vinci, Shakespeare, and Michaelangelo. This started the revolution which allows modern science and…

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    Why do you want to become a teacher? This question evokes flashbacks of undergraduate education courses or uncomfortable cocktail parties. “To help students reach their full potential.” “To make the world a better place.” “To create change.” All of these are respectable, admirable answers that satisfy casual acquaintances or overworked professors, but educators are rarely asked an important follow-up question: what are you doing to ensure your students reach their potential and change the world…

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    During the 15th and 16th centuries, there was a classical revival movement called "Humanism". Humanism was defined as a focus on practical human affairs, and the topics that were believed to improve the human condition such as ethics, rhetoric, poetry & art. It was a shift in the curriculum that made everyday tasks such as cooking, maintaining a household, and preparing a banquet, the concerns for scholars and writers. The change in art during the Renaissance mirrored the change in food and…

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    with the Middle ages and Renaissance such as Castiglione,Leonardo da Vinci,de Pizan,etc. Next in my honest opinion I contemplate that thought is the most important out of all the three. When the middle ages had ended, a new system called humanism had started. Humanism is the study of antiquities.Some of the first humanists were Poggio Bracciolini, Coluccio Salutati, and Petrarch, they were great collectors of antique manuscripts.In document 6 it stated that “It is undeniable that very few…

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    an afterlife that would be better than their life on Earth. Eventually more people became employed, and with the invention of the printing press more people became literate. As a result this sparked a change in man. This change is referred to as humanism, importance in self accomplishment. So how did the Renaissance change man’s view of man? The Renaissance…

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    and Rome. Many new philosophies were developed during this time and many old philosophies aided this era in developing over time. The modern age was preceded by the Renaissance era. During the Renaissance Era the art shifted to a humanistic view. Humanism is the belief that man is bigger, in a spiritual way, in the universe than they actually are; the importance of man is emphasized. Therefore the artists made people the focus…

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    The Renaissance is seen by many people as one of the greatest time periods for the human race. From 1350-1550, people believed that they were witnessing the rebirth of Greco-Roman civilization. It was a new age, and renaissance quite literally translates to “rebirth”. This was clearly in order after the Middle Ages (the time period after the Roman Empire fell), which was a “dark age” in many ways. The place associated most with the Renaissance is Italy. The 14th and 15th century in Italy are…

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    be categorized as high-self monitor. Whereas individuals who categorize themselves as independent, anxious, introspective would be categorized as being a low-self monitor. Now how does this interact with humanistic theory? As we discussed earlier humanism is all about human behavior and the constant quest individuals are on when it comes to achieving wants and basic needs. We see how these two perspectives correlate…

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    The Middle Ages had been a time period following the fall of the Roman Empire, and a dark and “barbarous” age according to many humanists in the Renaissance Era. The Middle Age began without any idea of the education, politics, and intellectual of the Greeks and Romans. Some people in the Renaissance Era believed this era to be a “awakening” from the Middle Ages, and a complete revival of the Greek and Roman lifestyle. Politically, humanists replaced religion from politics, and justified their…

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    was about the revival or the rebirth of classical Greek and Roman learning. The key difference is that while the Greeks were more inclined to idealism, the Renaissance people gravitated towards ideas of Humanism, making use of human based ideals, which resulted in greater realism in art. Humanism places emphasis on individual potential and the expansion on human knowledge as compared to the middle Ages, where art and learning was very much based on religion and the church. It was also during…

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