Martin Crane

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  • How Did Warfare Change From 1450 To 1600

    From the time of 1450 to 1600, Europe saw an expansion and adjustment in the centralization and expansion of state powers. With only a few number of powerhouse nations in Europe at this time, the ability to broaden borders and affect society as a whole became a feat due to the scientific revolution. Particularly, newfound technology for exploration, the spread of ideas, and stronger armies became a catalyst for the expansion of states in Europe from the second half of the fifteenth century into…

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  • Martin Luther's Theory Of Salvation In The Catholic Church

    Martin Luther was born 1483 in Saxony, during the Middle Ages, a period when the general population was mostly illiterate. Only those who were wealthy enough to have tutors or those who were clergy where able to read Latin and Greek. Luther was a professor as well as a monk and priest. Because of his knowledge of the scriptures, he recognized the way the church misled the people. Typical of the Middle Ages, the church often used their knowledge to misrepresent scripture. They collected money for…

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  • Analysis Of The Return Of Martin Guerre

    story, The Return of Martin Guerre, by Natalie Zemon Davis is an interesting tale of impersonation and deception. In the story, Bertrande de Rols thoughtfully uses the stereotypes of women to her advantage. Women in the time of this story were thought of the lesser gender; Bertrande benefitted from this idea as she tried to create the life and the marriage that she desired in a world where a woman’s opinion was not often considered. In the very beginning of The Return of Martin Guerre,…

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  • Jean-Paul Sartre's Existentialist Philosophy

    Jean-Paul Sartre, who happened to live from 1905-1980, was an existentialist philosopher. He famously challenged a particular question and left it available for anyone to interpret it. The question is all about “the self” and everything that comes with it. According to Sartre, “the self lies always in the future; it is what we aim toward, as we try to make ourselves into something. But this means that as long as we are alive there is no self - at least, no fixed and finished self” (pg. 206). By…

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  • Heidegger's Phenomenological Analysis

    Heidegger sought to radicalize the traditional understanding of what it means to be human and the transform the ‘common sense’ approach held by the tradition by reawakening the question of the meaning of being; however, he arrived too early. Even though his unfinished edifice was successfully nailed on the door of Cartesian tradition long ago; the discussion fell, and is still falling, upon deaf ears. This split with the tradition led him to a disagreement with his old master Edmund Husserl…

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  • The Great Humanists Chapter 1 Summary

    It is quite typical to refer to the period of history known as the Reformation as a paradigm shift sparked by one man---Martin Luther. He nailed his ninety-five theses to the church door in Wittenberg, pounding the Church into its rightful place whilst catapulting human history into the Reformation. However, while it makes for a nice story, the facts run much deeper than at first presumed. Luther likely did not nail the theses to the door at all. More importantly, there is a rich history of…

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  • Martin Luther Reformation Dbq

    also many other things. The reformation was encouraging people to think more about things they have been lead on to believe. Martin Luther was the Augustinian monk that started the reformation by challenging the Church and preaching new ideas to people. Luther views spread at a rapid pace through out Europe and were made attractive to many different groups of people. Martin Luther’s ideas and views spears at a rapid pace through out Europe. His ideas were spread in many different forms. Some…

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  • Heidegger's Being And Time To The Life Of Colleen Analysis

    The Relationship Between Three Existential Ideas from Heidegger’s Being and Time to the Life of Colleen, a Junior at Fairfield University This essay highlights Martin Heidegger’s work and his ideas of “being-with,” “inauthentic Da-sein,” and “the they.” After explaining these existential ideas, the essay demonstrates the relationship between these ideas and the academic, athletic, and social life of Colleen, a junior at Fairfield University. The paper displays how significant these aspects…

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  • Martin Luther's 95 Theses: An Analysis

    In the modern age as a society we recognize multiple religions and their denominations, however if we search the past we may learn that during the 1500’s there was very little religious freedom. During this time religion was taken very seriously as can be expressed by the many publications of religious books, many pilgrimages, as well as an abundance of memberships to voluntary religion societies. It was also at this time that for anyone who was not a firm believer within Roman Catholicism was…

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  • Ghosts In Ancient Culture

    Ghostology has a long and vivid history. Ghosts were first heard of in the sixteenth century until now. The word “ghost” originated from an ancient term, “gast”, in the evolved modern German language. As time went on, “ghost” became a significant for the disembodied spirit of a deceased person. The people of the ancient time where culturally brought with the understanding that the soul of a human's being survived bodily death and deserved a kind of sustenance in the afterlife based on the kind…

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