People Essays

Augustus demorgan
Augustus demorgan Augustus DeMorgan was an English mathematician, logician, and bibliographer. He was born in June 1806 at Madura, Madras presidency, India and educated at Trinity College, Cambridge in 1823. Augustus DeMorgan had passed away on March 18, 1871, in London. Augustus was recognized as far superior in mathematical ability to any other person there, but his refusal to commit to studying resulted in his finishing only in fourth place in his class. In 1828 he became professor...

Aum shinkyria
Aum shinkyria There are, literally, thousands of cults in existence throughout the world today. From Christianity and other religious spin-offs to entirely new religions, they are everywhere. And they all have one common goal: a utopia for all of it’s members. A place where the people who are devoted can go and feel at peace with themselves and with the world. Where they have no worries or cares to make their shoulders heavy. I have focused on a man who started a cult with that obj...

Australia
Australia Plant Life Although only a dozen plant families are unique to Australia, there are 530 unique genera and many unique species within these genera. As the Australian fragment of prehistoric Gondwanaland drifted north, its ancient flora became the basis for the present plant systems. Increasing aridity modified this vegetation, giving much of it hardened, pointed leaves of reduced size--a condition called scleromorphy. Australia's native vegetation is divisible into seven...

Australian people
Australian people Australian People The population of Australia is 18,438,824.The Birth Rate is 13.73, per 1000 people. The death rate is 6.89 per 1000 people. Those two were per year on average. The migration rate is 2.71 immigrants per 1000 people. The Life expectancy is higher than the US at 79.64. (Male 76.69, Female 82.74) There are three major ethnic groups in Australia. The Caucasian makes up 95%, the Asians make up 4%, and the Aboriginal make up 1%. The official lan...

Arthur c
Arthur c. clarke Arthur C. Clarke was born in 1917 in Minehead, Somerset. His mother was Nora Clarke and his father was Charles Wright Clarke. He had two brothers, Frederick and Michael and one sister, Mary. There were many events that helped to shape him and his writing style. The first major event in his early life was his first plane ride. He went on a Avro 504 biplane with his mother in 1927, this ride remained in his mind forever, and as he progressed as a writer it fueled his scie...

Artist turner outline
Artist: turner: outline Outline: Chose an artist such as Turner, David or Hunt and explain how that artists work fulfilled that eras definition of the moral purpose of art. Trent Trombley The purpose of Turners work was to establish a link between sublimity and understanding. Art reflects on the expanding nature of our society and world in general, it was with his paintings that he evoked such change. Even the very style in which he painted differed throughout his career. It is ver...

Asher lev
Asher lev There are many choices that Asher Lev is faced with as he journeys from childhood to manhood. These choices define who Asher is, and what he believes in, as well as shattering the boyhood innocence he once possessed. One of the first choices which alter Asher's life is his decision to visit Yudel Krinsky for the first time (page 69). Although this act might seem miniscule, it was the beginning of a friendship that fostered Asher Lev's love for art. Once during his elemen...

August tubbe
August tubbe August Tubbe paid his taxes every year until he was exempted by his age to pay the poll tax. He also cheerfully performed every duty to the best of his ability of a citizen of the United States. He served on juries, voted in the various elections held in his county, and held several positions of honor and trust. August Tubbe's name was placed by a large part of the people of Nacogdoches County on the ticket for County Judge. Not wanting to serve the county in that capacity, Augu...

Auguste Rodin
Auguste Rodin Auguste Rodin (1840-1917) was born on November 12th 1840 in Paris, France. Very few would dispute the statement that Rodin was the greatest genius in the world of sculpture in the late 19th century. There were very few artists who faced the criticism; slander and personal insults during their lifetimes as was given to Rodin likewise there are few artists who have known such personal glory during their carriers. Rodin\'s sculpture was so powerful and original that those in co...

Arnold schönberg
Arnold sch�nberg Arnold Sch�nberg Arnold Sch�nberg was born September 13, 1874 in Austria: died on Los Angeles July 13, 1951. Arnold was an American citizen as of 1941. He began violin lessons when he was eight and almost immediately started to compose. Berlin was very important for Sch�nberg's further artistic development. In 1902, he received on Richard Strauss' recommendation the popular Liszt-scholarship as well as a, apprenticeship at the Stern conservatory. Before re...

Arthur Clarke
Arthur Clarke Arthur C. Clarke was born in 1917 in Minehead, Somerset. His mother was Nora Clarke and his father was Charles Wright Clarke. He had two brothers, Frederick and Michael and one sister, Mary. There were many events that helped to shape him and his writing style. The first major event in his early life was his first plane ride. He went on a Avro 504 biplane with his mother in 1927, this ride remained in his mind forever, and as he progressed as a writer it fueled his science...

Arthur Conan Doyle
Arthur Conan Doyle Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was more than just an author. He was a knight, a soldier, a spiritualist, a whaler, a doctor, a journalist, and most of all, he was adventurous. He was not the quiet type of person, so he enjoyed expressing himself. Arthur Conan Doyle was born on the 22nd of May 1859 in Picardy Place, Edinburgh. The second child of Charles Altamont and Mary Foley, he was thought t have been named after the legendary medieval king, Arthur, of the Round Table. Doyle wa...

Arthur Kornberg
Arthur Kornberg A. Personal Information Arthur Kornberg (1918-), American biochemist and physician, claims he has never met "a dull enzyme." He has devoted his life to pursuing and purifying these critical protein molecules. His love of science did not spring from a family history rooted in science. He was born on March 3rd, 1918, the son of a sewing machine operator in the sweatshops of the Lower East Side of New York City. His parents, Joseph Aaron Kornberg and Lena Rachel Katz,...

Arthur Miller BIO
Arthur Miller-BIO By: Shane OMac E-mail: ShaneROW@aol.com With The Death of a Salesman during the winter of 1949 on Broadway, Arthur Miller began to live as a playwright who has since been called one of this century's three great American dramatists by the people of America. The dramatist was born in Manhattan in October 17, 1915, to Isadore and Agusta Miller, a conventional, well to do Jewish couple. Young Arthur Miller was an intense athlete and a weak scholar. Throughout his youth h...

Aristotle on Tragedy
Aristotle on Tragedy The Nature of Tragedy: In the century after Sophocles, the philosopher Aristotle analyzed tragedy. His definition: Tragedy then, is an imitation of an action that is serious, complete, and of a certain magnitude; in language embellished with each kind of artistic ornament, the several kinds being found in separate parts of the play; in the form of action, not of narrative; through pity and fear effecting the proper purgation of these emotions. Aristotle identified si...

Aristotle
Aristotle To the modern reader, Aristotle\'s views on astronomy, as presented in Metaphysics, Physics, De Caelo (On the Heavens) and Simplicius\' Commentary, will most likely seem very bizarre, as they are based more on a priori philosophical speculation than empirical observation. Although Aristotle acknowledged the importance of \"scientific\" astronomy - the study of the positions, distances and motions of the stars - he nevertheless treated astronomy in the abstract, linking it to his ov...

Aristotles life
Aristotles life Aristotle’s Life Aristotle (384-322 BC) was a Greek philosopher, educator, and scientist, and was also one of the most influential thinkers in Western culture (World Book 663). Through his writings, Aristotle considered, summarized, criticized, and helped to further develop many of these traditions from which he had learned from Plato, his teacher. He was born in Stagira, and both of his parents died when he was a boy. His legal guardian named Proxenus raised hi...

Aristotles notion of body and soul
Aristotles notion of body and soul Aristotele’s notion of body and soul, and the opinion of this essay’s writer. What is Aristotele’s notion of body and soul? According to Aristotle, everything in the world is divided between superior and inferior. Man is superior to the animals, the male to the female, and the soul to the body. “The soul is more noble than our possesions or our bodies”. Therefore, man should act through his soul, and not through his body...

Arnold Schwarzenegger
Arnold Schwarzenegger By: Michael ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER Arnold Schwarzenegger was born on July 30,1947, in Thal, Austria. His parents were Aurelia and Gustav Schwarzenegger, and his older brother was Meinhard, who was liked better than Arnold by his father. Arnold's family believes he inherited his physique from Karl Schwarzenegger, Arnold's grandfather. Arnold's father was the head of the German military police during the war years in Belgium. Gustav was legendary for his strict disci...

Antony and Cleopatra
Antony and Cleopatra Antony and Cleopatra In Shakespeare's tragedy/history/Roman play Antony and Cleopatra, we are told the story of two passionate and power-hungry lovers. In the first two Acts of the play we are introduced to some of the problems and dilemmas facing the couple (such as the fact that they are entwined in an adulterous relationship, and that both of them are forced to show their devotion to Caesar). Along with being introduced to Antony and Cleopatra's strange love affair,...

Archibald macleish
Archibald macleish Still he stands Watching the vortex widen and involve in swirling dissolution the whole earth and circle through the skies till swaying time collapses, crumpling into dark the skies -from the poem “Einstein” INTRODUCTION Archibald MacLeish was always a loner. Although he married he was always wondering about man’s rel...

Archimedes
Archimedes Archimedes was a Greek mathematician and scientist. He was born in Syracuse, Sicily in the year 287 B.C. He was educated in Alexandria, Egypt. Due to the lack of information about Greek mathematics, many Greek mathematicians and their works are hardly known. Archimedes is the exception. Archimedes was very preoccupied with mathematics. For instance, he often forgot to eat and bathe because of his always wanted to solve problems. He found areas and volumes of spheres, cylinders...

Aristotle happyness
Aristotle - happyness Happiness is the Greatest Good In Aristotle’s essay, he “focuses particularly on how reason, our rational capacity, should help us recognize and pursue what will lead to happiness and the good life.”(Cooley and Powell, 459) He refers to the soul as a part of the human body and what its’ role is in pursuing true happiness and reaching a desirable end. Aristotle defines “good” as that which everything aims.(Aristotle, 459) Human...

Anne tyler
Anne tyler American novelist and short-story writer, whose keen ear for dialogue and life-like characters have won critical acclaim. Several of Tyler's novels focus on loneliness, isolation, human interactions of eccentric middle-class people living in disunited families. Anne Tyler was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, but grew up in North Carolina, as the daughter of an industrial chemist and social worker. The family lived among various Quaker communities in the rural south before set...

Ansel Adams
Ansel Adams February 20, 1902, a photographer was born. Born and raised in San Francisco, California, Ansel Easton Adams was the only child of New England parents, Charles Hitchcock and Olive Adams. Adams\' father was a businessman, whose company included an insurance agency and chemical plant. Ansel took an interest in music at an early age. He selfly taught himself how to play the piano, and he enjoyed being around the surroundings of nature. Ansel attended both public and private scho...