Category Archives: Humanities

Music, art, artistic expressions, and things relating to humanity such as wisdom and philosophy.

The Relationship between Wisdom and Philosophy: Socrates and Aquinas

Wisdom is defined as, “accumulated knowledge, insight, and judgment” (Marriam-Webster 2013). Ironically, the definition of wisdom reflects the concept of philosophy, the science of the nature of thought. Marriam-Webster dictionary goes further, defining philosophy as “the pursuit of wisdom” (2013). … Continue reading

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Worldview Comparison: Islam and Christianity

Islam represents the Muslim religion and faith. It is recognized as the second largest religion in the world believing in one God (Allah), a faith with monotheistic principles. The Islam Worldview has the ability to answer fundamental questions regarding life, … Continue reading

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The Christian Worldview

Worldview In simple terms, worldview is described as “an intellectual perspective on the world or universe”, (Funk, 2001). It is a term used throughout philosophy that underscores the critical thinking applied to the human experience. Worldview reflects one’s outlook of … Continue reading

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Renaissance Art and Impressionism: The Influence of Art and Science

When comparing art throughout the ages, the Renaissance period perfectly demonstrated the ideal of harmony and balance. Compared to others like Pop Art, Impressionism, Classicism, and Baroque, the Renaissance period representing a time of structure and precision. Renaissance art includes … Continue reading

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Tintoretto: The Last Supper

Tintoretto was a popular Italian painter of 15th century Europe, who created various works of art recognized throughout the period. The most important of these is the religious painting, The Last Supper. The Last Supper is known as one of … Continue reading

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