William of Ockham William of Ockham Plurality should not be assumed without necessity.
Ockhams Razor Literature during the Late Middle Ages Literature: Petrarch and Boccaccio in Italy,
Chaucer in England
Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales (c. 1385) 31 travelers making a pilgrimage to Canterbury. Most of them tell a tale that suits their character. Most of the tales are comical and involve contemporary character stereotypes. Provides an illustrative cross-section of society.
Literature during the Late Middle Ages Giovanni Boccaccio, The Decameron (c. 1351) Ten young men and women leave the plagueridden town for a country house, where they tell stories to pass the time.
10 storytellers, 10 tales each = 100 stories. Light, comical tales commenting on contemporary morals and character types. Some, but not all, have moral lessons. Boccaccio
Painting during the Late Middle Ages Painting: Giotto, whose paintings was directed against the prevailing ItaloByzantine style. He turned this painting style, with its two dimensional , lifeless
quality, into a three dimensional art. Flemish paintings of Jan van Eyck and Hans Memling Giotto Meeting at the Golden
Ephesians 2-3 We are all sinners saved by the grace of God through our faith (2:1-10) Jesus on the cross brought us all together (2:11-22) Paul's purpose was to reveal this "mystery" - that the Gentiles should be fellow heirs...
Introduction Chapter 1 Signals A signal is a function of time, e.g., f is the force on some mass vout is the output voltage of some circuit p is the acoustic pressure at some point notation: f, vout, p or...
A unit is a resident unit of a country when it has a centre of predominant economic interest on the economic territory of that country. ... FOB valuation. ... an important guide on global production was released. Nowadays, global production...
System 1: The Benevolent Social Planner. Assume the social planner has all relevant information. He uses marginal analysis: A unit is produced when the benefit it yields is higher than or equal to its cost. The Benevolent Social Planner is...
Greatest economic growth spurt in world history; immense creation of wealth- life expectancies rose nearly everywhere- infant mortality declined- literacy rates increased- great decline in poverty. Wealth Gap.
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