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    The Dark Ages was a time where Europeans couldn’t trade. They were cut off from the Silk Roads, and the Ottomans controlled a lot of the sea trade. This made Europeans want to find new trade routes. This desire led to Europe’s Age of Exploration. The Age of Exploration accomplished many things for the Europeans. First of, they got their new trade routes, which allowed them to have commerce. They grew wealth this way. They also got new territories from when explorers would travel. Also, they…

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    cause was a disease spread from lice carried by mice, with so much death they only viewed it as udder abandonment. So when the devastation passed, the people were not interested in turning to the church as was in the past, they turned to their own humanism. It is important to remember that the people did not stop believing in their god, but it shock their beliefs to the core and made many realize the divine teachings they had followed their entire lives was not as they…

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    Researching through this weeks learning resources I found that the Humanism theory has different assumptions of the Behaviorism Theory. The Humanism Theory focuses on the human freedom and that people act with intentionality and values (Learning Theories, 2011). The aspect of Humanism I found most interesting is their belief in studying the person as a whole (2011). Humanist believes this study is essential in the understanding…

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    humanities as he believed they were the pursuits and activities proper to mankind and for them to become well-rounded individuals, capable of being proper people, they 'd need to follow a curriculum mirroring his own beliefs: humanism, but his own bias influenced his teaching of humanism, and that would be he himself being a humanist, as by teaching the new generation, he 'd insure that it wouldn 't die out with the old (D. 2). The School of Ordinances of Württemberg, Germany declared that…

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    architectural forms evolved, the user’s experience has also changed. During the High Renaissance period, regular forms with straight and circular lines were used to achieve harmony and calmness with the buildings. It was a response to the Renaissance Humanism movement. The idealistic style of this period was reflected in Maderno’s facade and the dome. As St Peter’s evolved, Baroque qualities came more prominent. More complex forms involving curves and ovals were introduced into the architectural…

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    During the European Renaissance the idealistic educational system was questioned. On the other hand, others argued religious education should be a prerequisite to live a pious life of success. Furthermore, others argued that neither religion nor humanistic ideas, were the gateway towards a successful profession of life. Religion was no doubt one of the primary influences during the Renaissance. Through the Renaissance, among the most important aspects that were challenged were the values and…

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    What Motivates People to Do Good? The American author Kurt Vonnegut once noted, “Being a Humanist means trying to behave decently without expectation of rewards or punishment after you are dead.” Puritanism stems from Puritan ideals while Humanism stems from Enlightenment thinking. The Puritans, God fearing people, focus more on the afterlife and godly approval. Humanist, God respecting people, believe that humans can gain God’s graces through commendable acts towards others. In today’s…

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    The Renaissance was a period of great cultural and technological changes that swept Europe from the late 13th century that was integral in the development of Europe in a roundhouse. Despite all parts of Europe was different changes, there were two primary revivals that were more noticeable. They were Italian and Northern Renaissance. Both of these revivals had a profound impact on Europe. But they also had some typical differences between them and each one was unique in its own way. The word…

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    The Renaissance had great influence on the development of modern American society, culture, and artistic expression. The Renaissance influence in America brought a new focus on humanism, and as a result turning away from the dominant ideas made by the church. Although religion was still the greatest influence throughout the Renaissance era, the recognition of potential in society and scientific questioning shaped history and is still continuing to influence American culture today. Art and…

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    were about philosophy and scholarships and some wrote guidebooks to help people become successful. It also helped architects sculpt realistic structures. The Renaissance helped artist, architects and writers express the eras ideals and values like humanism and religious themes, they were clearly seen in their arts, architecture and literature.…

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