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Toward a Twentieth Century Frame of Mind


Collin Harris

on 19 May 2013

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Transcript of Toward a Twentieth Century Frame of Mind

The Birth of Psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud Literature: Realism and Naturalism Gustave Flaubert and Emile Zola
Madame Bovary (Flaubert)
Introduction to the study of Medicine (Zola) Henrik Ibsen and George Bernard Shaw
A Doll's House (Ibsen)
The Master Builder (Ibsen)
Warren's Profession (shaw)
Arms and the Man (shaw) Retreat from Rationalism in Politics Science: The Revolution in Physics Modernism Racism Friedrich Nietzsche and the Revolt Against Reason The Birth of Tragedy - Talks about
irrational thought being an essential to
advancement of the population

Geneology of Morals

Beyond Good and Evil - Both books discuss
morals and the values of morals themselves Questioned : morality, christianity, rationality

science, progress and democracy. Books Wanted a Heroic Age that resembled Homer's ideals. He felt this would

strengthen the masses and create a stronger, more developed population long rooted racsim in europe

people were catagorized by ...
color of their skin
their language
stage of civilization Count Arthur de gobineau
4 volume essay on the inequality
of the human races(1853-54) Claimed that the pure white peoples had unwisely
intermarried with the inferrior races Carl jung Studies in Hysteria Dreams Conscious composed of the ID, Superego, and ego. Realist, "religion is an illusion" Freud Jung Freuds Student Disagreed with Freud about the
formation of personality Leaned more towards mysticism and
saw positives in religion Modern Man in Search of a Soul Max Weber Theorists of Collective Behavior X Rays and Radiation Theoris of Quantum Energy, Relativity, and Uncertainty Bureaucratization is the baasic
feature of modern social life.

He thought that noneconmic
factors might account for
major devolpments in human
history. The leaders in this group was Gustave LeBon
and Emile Durkheim with help of other social

These men thought that people do not pursue
rationally percivedgoals but are led to action by
collectively shared ideals.

Wanted collective groups in politics. Towards A 20th Century Frame Of Mind Multifaceted
Keynesian Economics PEOPLE:
Pablo Picaso (Artist)
Virginia Woolf (Author) Anti-semitism &
Birth of Zionism Many non-jewish Europeans
pressured by the changes
became hostile toward the
jewish community the belief that no matter to
what extent jew assimilated themselves
into the culture of thier country
their "jewishness" and thus their
alleged danger to society would remain The jewish reaction to this was
to launch the zionist movement
in 1896 to found a seperate jewih state the founder was austro-hungarian Theodor Herzl
he also published the THE JEWISH STATE which
called for a seperate state and all jews might be
assured rights and liberties they should have Wilhelm Roentgen discover X-rays
which is energy that penetrates
various materials.

Henri Becquerel discoverd that
uranium emited radiation.

Ernest Rutherford explained the
cause of radiation through the
disintegration of the atoms of
radio active materials. Relativity That time and space exist not separately, but rather as a combined continuum.

Werner Heisenburg set forth a principle according to which the behavior of subatomic particles is a matter of statistical probability rather than of exactly determinable cause and effect Julius Langbehn emphasized the supposed racial and cultural dangers posed by the Jews Felt that Democracy and Christianity

had weakened the population
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