Philosophy of culture

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The philosophy of culture is a philosophy that formulates cultural theories, expresses distance from traditional conceptions and reflects cultural phenomena. It developed around the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries. Century in the context of social and political changes in the pre-war- and post-war … Read More

Electromagnetic radiation – Electromagnetic waves

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(Distribution of electromagnetic radiation. ) Electromagnetic radiation refers to a form of linear energy transfer. Visible light is electromagnetic radiation, but is only a small slice of the broad electromagnetic spectrum. The propagation of this radiation, of one or more … Read More

Cosmological argument

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The cosmological argument is a type of argument of classical natural theology that starts from some alleged properties of the observed universe (its coming into being, its being able to have been different from what it is, the contingency or … Read More

Electricity

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(Power line near a railway track in Poland. ) Electricity is the effect of the movement of charged particles inside a conductive material, under the effect of a potential difference at the ends thereof. This physical phenomenon is present in … Read More

Schools of thought

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A school of thought refers to a collection of people who share similar opinions or a similar point of view in philosophy, in their academic discipline, in their beliefs, in a social movement, in a cultural movement or in an … Read More

Sound

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Sound is a mechanical vibration of a fluid, which propagates in the form of longitudinal waves thanks to the elastic deformation of this fluid. Human beings, like many animals, experience this vibration through the sense of hearing. Acoustics is the … Read More

EU Languages – Romance languages: French / Italian / Romanian

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French: the most obvious feature of French texts is the large number of apostrophes, marking the elision of vowels. The most common are l’, d’ and s’ at the start of a word. Accents and diacritics used are: é, è, … Read More

Word salad

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Word salad is a mixture of seemingly meaningful words that together signify nothing; the phrase draws its name from the positive symptom of psychosis, Word salad (mental health). When applied to a physical theory, “word salad” it is a derogatory … Read More

Nature of Poetry

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(The Parnassus (1511) by Raphael: famous poets recite alongside the nine Muses atop Mount Parnassus.) Sound Perhaps the most vital element of sound in poetry is rhythm. Often the rhythm of each line is arranged in a particular meter. Different … Read More

Bridge game – how to play

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A session of bridge consists of a number of deals (also called hands or boards). A hand is dealt (or may have been pre-dealt), the bidding (or auction) proceeds to a conclusion and then the hand is played. Finally, the … Read More

Study of mechanics

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  The main principles of mechanics Principle of energy conservation For any physical object with mass, any change in its state results in the expenditure or dissipation of energy. Principle of least action The idea of ​​the principle of least … Read More

eBook History

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1970s and 1980s In 1971, Michael Hart created the Gutenberg Project with the aim of digitizing a large quantity of books and creating a virtual library offering a collection of electronic documents for free access. With this project, Hart wanted … Read More

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