Renaissance-Reformation Culture; and Industrialization-Modernism Culture. It
to the cultural period.
Jefferson was considered among one of the most brilliant American exponents of
philosophy. He had the motivation and the connections to apply Enlightenment
political philosophy to nation-building. Denis Diderot was a French
propaganda weapon against Ecclesiastical authority, and the semifeudal social
three major divisions of Christianity. It displays the release of traditional
reason out the way that he thinks, instead of an authority telling him how to do
so therefore, extending his mind.
The Industrialism-Modernism culture is a culture that represents social,
economical, and scientific advancement, as well as self-doubt, uncertainty, and
physicist known especially for his development in quantum mechanics and his
principle of indeterminacy, or theory of uncertainty. This theory explained how
it is impossible to know specifically the position and momentum of a particle,
an electron for example, with accuracy. This demonstrates the distinctive
uncertainty of the culture. It created a strong trend of mysticism among
scientists who perceive it as a violation to cause and effect laws.
Epicuris. His views coincide with those of Heisenberg in the way that they
display the incertitude of how it is impossible to know exactly what things will
do or go. In example, he suggested that even atoms are free to move around
spontaneously, without order. Any invention or its inventor would fit nicely
into this cultural topic. Eli Whitney, for instance, and the cotton gin. This
invention was one of the most important, it created a very substantial movement
in history. Whitney used scientific knowledge to produce a machine that
more production for sales.
The Greco-Roman culture is one of a male dominant society, and conflicting
obedience views. The idea was that men were controlled by reason, and women
practical reasoning men, that disastrous consequences would occur. The male
prevalence in this civilization was evident in all perspectives of life
including the arts that were created during this time period. For instance, the
women were portrayed as clothed, mysterious, and deviant looking and the men as
nude, perfected, and authoritative. This philosophical belief, was taken to the
absolute extreme. Men were in a sense, afraid, of the disastrous situations
that women might create if given the chance to do so. Hellenism and Hebraism
Hellenism is the stressing to ?see things as they really are?, ? right
thinking, reasoning for oneself, and Hebraism is the stressing of ?conduct and
obedience?, ?right acting?, and obeying God’s commandments. These two
conflicting views were struggled with by every individual.
The Judeo-Christian culture is one of holy relics, gothic and Romanesque
styles, and architectural advances. The holy relics were used to establish a
for a church was to build the tallest facility that was possible. The idea was
that the bigger the church, the better. This led to styles such as Gothic and
Romanesque. The best example of the gothic form is Chartres. The cathedral
used advances like the pointed arch and ribbed vault. The Romanesque form was
characterized by flying buttresses and stained glass. The flying buttresses not
only enabled the churches to be built higher, but also gave them a majestic look.
speculative inquiry beginning in the fifteenth century in Italy during the early
Renaissance, disabled the monopolies of the church’s learning, and spread the
type, enabled the supply of books circulating to expand, leading to increased
them mainly deal with the idea that knowledge is power, and power was obtained
In conclusion, the preceding information illustrates the cultural periods
of Enlightenment; Greco-Roman; Judeo-Christian; Renaissance-Reformation; and
Industrialization-Modernism. Each have examples clearly stated, and explain how
they relate to the period.