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What Myths Reveal About How Humans Think: A Cognitive Approach To Myth
This thesis has two main goals: (1) to argue that myths are natural products of human cognition; and (2) that structuralism, as introduced by Claude Levi-Strauss, provides an over-arching theory of myth when supplemented ...
Weber's "Protestant Ethic" And His Critics
This thesis focuses on Max Weber’s “Protestant Ethic” Thesis. In his thesis Weber claims after the Reformation, Calvinism created the needed work ethic to produce modern capitalism. His critic’s arguments against this ...
Perception And Presentation: Mythological Imagery And The Female Gaze In Italian Renaissance Art
Ostensibly, it would seem that during the Renaissance, subjects of mythological origin in the visual arts were almost exclusively created with the male patron in mind. While this is a highly visible trend, it is important ...