Karl Landsteiner

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  • Karl Landsteiner: A Passion For Medicine

    Karl Landsteiner- a passion for medicine Karl was passionate about researching medicine even at a young age. He graduated the University of Vienna in 1891, at the age of 23. He studied medicine and while at the university he started his findings on biochemical. He also published a paper on the diet on the composition of blood ash that same year. He wanted to learn more on chemistry so over the next five years he studied with other brilliant chemist like Arthur Rudolf Hantzsch at Zurich, Hermann Emil Fischer at Wurzburg, and Eugen Bamberger at Munich. By the time he was 28 in 1896 he returned to Vienna and worked at the Vienna General Hospital. He assisted Max von Gruber in the Hygiene Institute at Vienna. Karl worked and researched side by side with some of the most amazing medical scientist such as Professor A. Weichselbaum, who had discovered the bacterial cause of meningitis and Fraenckel had discovered the pneumococcus. (www.nobleprize.org,2015). From 1898 to 1919 he remained at the University Department of Pathological Anatomy in Vienna. He was inspired and motivated by Anton…

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  • Should Animal Testing Be Banned?

    Imagine a world without medicine. Imagine the population of the world drop abnormally. The world will suffer without the use of medicines or antibiotics. But how are medicines created? The creation of medicines involves complex chemical reactions. But what makes a medicine safe to humans? A simple answer to this question would be animal testing. Testing a medicine on an animal to identify its symptoms or side-effects would be an effective solution. Some animals and human’s DNA are extremely…

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  • Karl Popper Criticism Of Falsificationism

    Falsificationism Karl Popper asserts that the scientific status of a theory is derived from that theories potential for refutation. Theories outlining experimental results that (if observed) could refute the theory are classified as scientific. Theories that lack this content are classified as pseudoscience. Popper uses this distinction to preface his scientific view: falsificationism. Under this view, science exists as a system through which we can logically falsify theories. This stands as…

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  • The Bourgeois And Marxism In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

    influence Shelley’s characters actions. Revolutionary German economist, Karl Marx, wrote heavily on the issue of communism and the issue between social classes similarly to the roles played by the protagonist and the antagonist in the novel. Despite the irony of the characters overcoming their social standards, Marx 's’ influences did not fail to be recognized. The harshness of not only the societies but the conditions they live with as well, are heavy indications that there is a separation…

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  • Examples Of Social Stratification

    systems of stratification that sociologist focus on. These Four systems are slavery, like forced labor slavery practiced Greece. Castes, as in set roles/ trades of the members of society like a priest. The estate, such as a highly positioned noble owning/ managing a plot of land. Finally class, the current position one has in a society differing from lower to upper classes. Another piece of social stratification is the state of the systems, only states being opened or closed. Opened systems are…

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  • Marxist Approach In Goblin Market, By Christina Rosetti

    in which the author lived. During this time, Great Britain went through changes that would eventually transform it into a greatly expanded and massively industrialized society, providing insight for the critique of consumerism in the Victorian age and its social ideals. If one were to focus on how the goblin market is depicted in the story with Marxism in mind, it would not take long to find criticism against commercialism and consumerism (ideals which were being acted out by Victorian culture.…

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  • Engels And Marx's Views Of Karl Marx And Andrew Carnegie

    Karl Marx and Andrew Carnegie both had different views on how the wealthy and the working classes should work together in society, but both sides show reasonable explanations of how it should work. They each tell their thoughts on how the wealthy should redistribute their riches back to society, to help even out the major wealth inequality that is being face. Both have different views on how and how much money shall be redistributed for the greater well being of our nation as a whole. Karl Marx…

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  • The Two Faces Of Bourgeoisie Case Study

    Sultan Atanoglu Win Term Paper HUM 2302 Summer 2015 The Two Faces of Bourgeoisie When colonization created new markets and started economic expansion between the European nations and their colonies, especially in the Americas, a new wealthy middle class (the Bourgeoisie), who focused more on trade, manufacturing, and banking businesses, integrated into the existing social structure. Actually, the bourgeois is the economic base of the aristocracy,…

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  • Alienation And Weber's Dehumanization Consequences Of Rationalization

    Marx’s Alienation vs. Weber’s Dehumanization Consequences of Rationalization For many years, Karl Marx and Max Weber – despite their similarities and differences in theories – both share a similar vision of a capitalist society. Marx’s theory of alienation resemblance much to Weber’s theory of dehumanizing consequences of rationalization, that is, both theories suggest that individuals are estranged from themselves, others, and from society. What is alienation? By alienation, for Karl Marx…

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  • Impact Of Karl Marx And The Revolution Of 1848

    Karl Marx and the revolution of 1848 Karl Marx (1818-1883) was a German philosopher and socialist. Mark and Friedrich Engels published the book “The Communist Manifesto” in 1848. During the revolutions of 1848 Marx learned the lessons of “the class struggles in France” (144). Suddenly this became the time when the uprising in Europe began, also known as the “Spring of Nations.” According to the book, it was not the revolution that was the cause of the defeats but the pre-revolutionary…

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