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History of alchemy
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Name Instructor Class Date History of Alchemy Alchemy is commonly regarded as a pseudo-science whose medieval practitioners attempted to turn lead into gold but it is much more. Alchemy has a rich, mystical history involving several fields of study including philosophy, metallurgy, astronomy, medicine and chemistry.… Although many terms, fundamental laboratory…
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To What Extent Do You Consider That Robin is an Enterpreneur
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Name Class Tutor Date To what extent do you consider that Robin is an entrepreneur? To adequately answer the question whether Robin Byrdon is an entrepreneur, it would be necessary to define what an entrepreneur is to be able to determine whether Robin is an entrepreneur or not.… Although many people come up with great business ideas, most of them never act on…
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Daoism
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Instead of relying on external sources, human beings can maintain their health by controlling the energies flowing through their bodies. It is the control of these energies… becoming an Immortal.” (Reninger). When Jing, Qi and Chen are cultivated, the individual can achieve a healthy state of mind and body. The three energies, the reproductive energy known as…
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Depend on you ( follow the instruction)
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Al Ghazali is considered to be one of the most important figures in Islam as he is considered the authority in Islamic jurisprudence and Theology (after Muhammad). Born in Tus, Persia (Iran) in the year 1058, he goes by the name “Proof of Islam” because of the way he lived… ided that there was no way he could rationalize faith, and discovered another way to…
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Natural Magic
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Scientific study and innovation has always depended on a system and form that can be understood in terms of measurements, permutations, and clear analysis. On the other hand, studies such as astrology, alchemy or natural magic are deemed today as merely hoaxes. Historically,… Bauer (1997) posited that “from Shapins perspective, the historical notion of the…
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Defenations and examples
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Many European countries such as the U.S have built large nuclear plants to ensure that their countries have enough energy for the future. Nuclear energy is considered to be unsafe since it is a major contributor of… They are sources of energy mainly derived from living components from a previous geological field .Fossil fuels include: petroleum, natural gas…
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Wester Civilization II paper #4
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Before the publication of Copernicus’ On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres, the Aristotelian theory regarding planetary motion was considered to be true: the earth was stationary and in the centre and everything in the universe, the sun, the moon and other planets,… stronomy and, after much deliberation, he presented a heliocentric world view: the sun…
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Metaphysics
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Name: Assignment name: Date: Changes in the Concept of Metaphysics That branch of philosophy that is metaphysics is truly a difficult area of study in the sense that it is difficult to define conceptually, and difficult to define in terms of scope. There is a general sense that metaphysics deals with “what is”, yet even such a description is rather vague.…
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Jaber Ibn Hayan
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His father was against the Umayyad regime and was sent by the revolting Abbasid clan to Tus, Iran, to gather support against the Umayyad. But Hayyan-al-Azdi was caught and executed over… Some historians say that it was his loyalty to the caliph that led to his death once the caliph was dethroned. The contribution of Islamic scholars to the world of chemistry…
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History: Jabir Ibn Hayyan
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Jabir ibn hayyan Abu Musa Jabir Ibn Hayyan, also known as Geber, was born in 721 c. in Tus, Persia and died in 815 c. in Kufa, Iraq. He was a well-known alchemist and is also known as the father of chemistry. BACKGROUND Jabir was the son of Hayyan-al-Azdi, a pharmacist and was born during the Umayyad caliphate.… After Jabir completed his education, he started…
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Humi 16 Extra Credit3
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The chef’s hand appears to be adding something to a large shining pan on a stove. Bright red and blue tiles cover the wall behind the stove. Shelves hold a variety of kitchen items. In… The kitchen and the chef are realistic, however the overall sheen, bright colors and reflections give a surreal or magic quality. The chef adding something to the large cooking…
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Taoism Religion
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Many religions have been existing around the world throughout history. They have different origins, but basically they all teach morals through stories. Wars also existed as people battle for the true religion, a situation that still observable until today.… It does not matter whatever religion exists as long as the person becomes a good being to himself and…
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Galileo and Aristotle on falling bodies
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Project Relationship of alchemy to modern science. Galileo and Aristotle on falling bodies 29 November 2013 Alchemy can be defined as a science practiced in the early and Middle Ages with the aim or transforming ordinary metals into gold. It was based on a complex view where by everything is believed to contain a universal spirit.… Aristotle explained how…
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Geology
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Calcite is a mineral that is formed from the reaction of calcium and carbon to form(CaCo3), and occurs in granular or compact shapes, exhibiting a white color in pure form or grey, blue ,black, red ,yellow or orange if it has some impurities. Due to its carbon nature, it can… The calcites are usually transparent or opaque and have traces of phosphorescence…
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Heliocentric and Religion: History
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Heliocentric mindset damaged the Church’s reputation more than the devil. Devil was also a part of the religion. The scientific movement praising and upholding the beliefs and the theories that it is the earth that orbits the sun and not the other way around put a question mark on the church’s credibility. … The two famous researchers Galileo Galilee and…
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Manipulating creation
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In contemporary times, the field of nanotechnology has risen to be among the leading fields of research with endless potential. Nanotechnology is the use of microscopic pieces to produce change on a much larger scale.… Therefore, while technology plays an important role in creating easy and comfortable lives for humanity, it is important to observe boundaries…
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Passage to Modernity
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The transition to one epoch to another is a controversial and blurry terrain. At the early stages of modernism, medieval ideas still lingered while new conceptions of nature, form, human, and divinity arose. There are as many similarities as there are differences between these two ages. … To them, form was an ideal to be achieved. This concern, combined with…
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Intercultural management
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Intercultural management Table of Contents Effects of Corruption on Capitalism and Foreign Investment 3 Types of Corruption 4 Effects of Corruption on MNCs 4 Solutions 5 References 6 Effects of Corruption on Capitalism and Foreign Investment Corruption has become one of the greatest obsessions of the western powers in their attempt to bring stability and affluence to the global market.…
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Expressive therapies Assignment
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Expressive therapy is the process of using a number of self discovery processes that are used to help children and adolescents to comprehend verbal words consciously. A number of expressive therapies exist which are covered under expressive therapy including the use of dance… The principle of imagined psychology is one of the main tenets upon which expressive…
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Passage to Modernity Dupre
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This essay explains the basic themes of the emergence of Modernity as Dupre develops them in the "Passage to Modernity." The writer of this paper also describes how the perception of nature changed at different historical periods and how it reflected art.… At the early stages of modernity, artists still viewed themselves as creating in unison with nature;…
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Isaac Newton and Gottfried Leibniz
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Age 12-18: Grammar school life at Grantham; boarded with an apothecary, whose brother had books on Galileo, etc. Made woodworking inventions, sundials, and projects in Bate’s “The Mysteries of Nature and Art”. 1C. 1661-1666 Early Cambridge U. years: Student of Isaac… Subsizar status. John Wickins was roommate for 20 years. Astrology book’s geometry/trig he…
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Essay on Daoism
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Daoism Introduction: Setting the Stage Dao (Tao)-ism is an essential product of the Chinese culture and theology. Irrespective of its integrity with Chinese theology and culture, Daoism has played an important role in shaping character and life of numerous individuals from different parts of the world, specifically, in East and South East Asia.… In addition to…
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Why Sir Isacc Newton is important
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He was born in 1642 in England and passed on in 1727 at the age of 84 years (Smith 1). He lived during a time when there was little scientific knowledge to explain the forces of… Newton contributed important concepts of science, such as in physics that surpassed other discoveries of his time. He discovered the forces of motions of people and objects in the…
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The Obama Victory
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(YOUR NAME) (YOUR PROFESSOR) (YOUR COURSE) (THE DATE) The Obama Victory: A Symbol of American Freedom and African-American Struggle The victory of the Democratic Party’s Senator Barack Obama in the 2008 Presidential Elections against the Republican Party’s nominee Senator John McCain was considered as a monumental feat in the history of American politics.…
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The Social Side of Decision Making -GP
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Explaining what is happening within the organization in the context of social psychological theory/theories is incumbent in order to identify the problem and, henceforth, provide a comprehensive solution to the problem at hand. With respect to our organization, events led our… (Larson 1989, p. 46) Here, members of an organization thrive by observing others and…
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