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The Idealization of Science in Sinclair Lewis' Arrowsmith - The Idealization of Science in Sinclair Lewis' Arrowsmith Sinclair Lewis's 1924 novel Arrowsmith follows a pair of bacteriologists, Martin Arrowsmith and his mentor Max Gottlieb, as they travel through various professions in science and medicine in the early decades of the twentieth century. Through the brilliant researcher Gottlieb and his protégé, Lewis explores the status and role of scientific work at universities, in industry, and at a private research foundation as well as in various medical positions....   [tags: Arrowsmith]
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Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis - "Arrowsmith", by Sinclair Lewis In the novel "Arrowsmith", by Sinclair Lewis, written in 1925, one can read of our world's lack of idealism in science, most often found in the medical profession (Encarta, 1). This book portrays the times in terms of scientific advancement not being idealistic, mostly in the medical field. Our scientists could not come up with their own ideas and our progress was going nowhere, fast. Although, today we are advancing so rapidly that we have no choice but to move and experiment, there is no time to slow down and copy old works....   [tags: Sinclair Lewis Arrowsmith ] 1817 words
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Hidden Meaning in Sinclair Lewis' Novel, Arrowsmith - Sinclair Lewis's 1925 novel Arrowsmith follows a pair of bacteriologists, Martin Arrowsmith and his mentor Max Gottlieb, as they travel through various professions in science and medicine in the early decades of the twentieth century. Gottlieb and his protégé, Martin, explore the status and roles of scientific work at universities, in industry, and at a private research foundation, as well as in various medical positions. Lewis presents a picture of tension and conflict between the goals and ideals of pure science and the environments in which his protagonists have to operate....   [tags: literary analysis] 1663 words
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Arrowsmith - Arrowsmith is a classic American novel written by Sinclair Lewis. Lewis wrote this book in the early 1900’s as a current outlook on the world of science in that time. The main theme it focuses on is commercialism and its effect on science. During this time period there were many advances in the field of medicine; everyone was racing to find the cure to deadly diseases and then patent it and profit off it. Helping humanity was more of a business than a service to the human race as doctors and institutes became more and more capitalistic....   [tags: essays research papers] 2685 words
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Representation of Society in Euripides' Medea - Representation of Society in Euripides' Medea During the time of Euripides, approximately the second half of the fifth century B.C., it was a period of immense cultural crisis and political convulsion (Arrowsmith 350). Euripides, like many other of his contemporaries, used the whole machinery of the theater as a way of thinking about their world (Arrowsmith 349). His interest in particular was the analysis of culture and relationship between culture and the individual. Euripides used his characters as a function to shape the ideas of the play (Arrowsmith 359)....   [tags: Euripides Medea Essays]
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Neuroplasticity and Justice - Justice is often thought of in nebulous terms. As such, it is often viewed through a philosophical lens. Indeed, justice has been examined by prominent philosophers such as John Rawls and Friedrich Hayek. Often regarded as a “soft science,” the idea of justice finds itself the subject of a theoretical framework rather than of scientific study. Despite this theoretical view, much of the theory surrounding justice seeks to determine the causes for a given type of behavior. These theories discuss which penological methods work to correct these behaviors....   [tags: Neuroplasticity and the Law]
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Greatest Deal in History - The Louisiana Purchase is known as the greatest “real estate deals in history.” This territory included current Louisiana and part of Florida all the way north into Canada and expanded westward. This piece of land went through different periods of ownership between Spain and France before France sold the land to the United States. For a while, many US citizens and congressmen did not know the importance of owning this piece of land, therefore when it came to Congress voting about the purchase it almost failed....   [tags: Louisiana purchase, spain, france]
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A Hobbesian and Heroic Unreflective Citizenship - A Hobbesian and Heroic Unreflective Citizenship In Meno, Plato asks “what virtue itself is” (Plato 60). This dialogue on virtue between Socrates and Meno ably frames a wider dialogue on ethics between Thomas Hobbes, the Greek heroic tradition, and the sophists of 5th century Athens. Hobbes’ Leviathan and Aristophanes’ The Clouds introduce three classes of ethical actors to respond to Plato’s inquiry: Hobbes’ ethical lemmings, the heroic ethical traditionalists, and the sophist ethical opportunists....   [tags: Hobbes Plato Philosophy Philosophical Essays]
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Sinclair Lewis and Babbitt - Sinclair Lewis and Babbitt       The book under analysis herein is Sinclair Lewis' Babbitt.  The copy I am using in this research is published by Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., New York, 1950.  The original version was published in 1922, but there is no information in this book regarding what printing or edition it may be.  This edition encompasses thirty four chapters which span 401 pages in length as they are printed here.  One interesting note is that the novel is dedicated to Edith Wharton....   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]
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Mental Retardation Does Not Always Slow People Down - People who are born with Mental Retardation (MR) often have many gifts to give. I have an aunt with MR who is one of the most remarkable people at remembering names and events. As I was recently delving into our family history for a genogram assignment, my aunt was one of our only family members who could quickly recall that names of my cousin’s second husband’s children. Despite the intellectual capabilities of the other family members in the room, we fell short of remembering names while my aunt who was diagnosed with MR at the age of 12 months did not....   [tags: Mental Illness ]
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Employers' Need for Flexibility & Employees' Work-Life Balance - The environmental variation now and then shifted the roles of Human Resources vis-à-vis the working patterns in current business world. For example, the growth of female labour in workforce, the organizational changes to new flexible form, the enforcement and further amendment of Employment Act 2002 in flexible working, the arising awareness of work-life balance for working healthy, and so on (McOrmond, 2004; Honeyball, 2008; Redman and Wilkinson, 2009; Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service, 2010)....   [tags: Reconciliation, Factors, Business] 2194 words
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American Authors: Sinclair Lewis - Sinclair Lewis Sinclair Lewis was one of the greatest American authors from the 1920s to the 1930s. Lewis’ early novels failed to bring him fame and success but that later changed when these novels came along. His successes in the novels Babbitt and Main Street shot him up to commercial fame. Lewis was a great American novelist and writer. Lewis wrote novels, poems, and even short stories. His works redefined and brought to light many issues in America that were thought to be normal and just but were not at the time....   [tags: biography, poems, short stories] 1107 words
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Harry Lewis Sinclair - Biography Harry Lewis Sinclair was born in Sauk, Centre Minnesota on February 7, 1885. Growing up he had two brothers and a father who worked as a physician. His mother died when he was six years old and his father would soon remarry. Feeling unaccomplished with himself, Lewis tried to run away and join the Spanish-American war in 1898, but he was unsuccessful (Borgoin). In 1903 Lewis enrolled at Yale University, where he wrote many pieces of literature. Over the summer he traveled to England, little did he know it would be the start of many other travels around the world....   [tags: Biography, American Novelist, Playwright, Writer]
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The Master vs. The Student: Antonioni and Coppola - The Master vs. The Student: Antonioni and Coppola Michelangelo Antonioni initiated a shift in Italian film in the 1950s. He kept some aspects of Italian Neorealism but then moved away into the world of the art film. With Blow-up, which was made possible by a deal MGM for a series of films in English, he takes a meandering, odd storyline and places it in trendy, ?swinging. London (Thompson & Bordwell, 426-7). He further reinforces the distance between the diegetic world of the film and the audience through precisely spacious camera techniques....   [tags: Michelangelo Antonioni Francis Ford Coppola Film]
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Fate, Loyalty, and Law in Antigone - Fate, Loyalty, and Law in Antigone The play Antigone by Sophocles is a play like no other. There are three major themes or ideas which have a very important role in the play. The first major theme is fate, on how the play comes about and the turn of events that come about throughout it. Another main theme or idea is the pride the characters have and their unwillingness they have to change their minds once they are set on something. The last major theme is loyalty and the practical problem of conduct involving which is a higher law between the divine laws and those of the humans....   [tags: Papers] 1568 words
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Point-of-care Testing - Point-of-care testing (POCT) can be defined as clinical laboratory testing that is carried out close to the site of patient care. POCT caters for the sector of users that require fast results from patient samples that would otherwise be sent to a dedicated remote laboratory (Willmott and Arrowsmith, 2010). According to Junker et al. (2010), a range of tests including blood glucose measurement, blood gases and electrolytes, urea, creatinine, troponin, bilirubin, and coagulation testing can be carried out by POCT....   [tags: Health Care, Clinical Laboratory Testing] 2064 words
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Deepak Chopra - Deepak Chopra Our Real Self Just by being ourselves we are borne toward a destiny far beyond anything we could imagine. It is enough to know that the being I nourish inside me is the same as the Being that suffuses every atom of the cosmos. When the two see each other as equals they will be equal, because then the same force that controls the galaxies will be upholding my individual existence ~Deepak Chopra Deepak Chopra was born in Poona India in 1947. He was the eldest son of Krishan Chopra, a prominent cardiologist....   [tags: Biographies Papers]
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Archery Vocabulary - Archery Vocabulary Adaya: An arrow which has missed it's target, Japan. Alborium: A bow made from hazel, 11th century. Anak, Panah: An arrow, Malay. Anchor: The location to which the hand that draws the bow string is positioned to when at full draw. Anchor point: The place where an arrows nock is drawn to before release, usually the chin, cheek, ear or chest. Used to help aiming. Aquande-da: The leather bracer of the Omaha. Arbalest, Arbalete, Alblast, Arblast: The European crossbow of the Middle Ages....   [tags: Archery Sports Bow and Arrow Essays] 4499 words
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