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Oral work in groups Martina Loyato Sofìa Veciana Ramiro Ciraco Rodrigo Hernando. We are going to talk about: Cornelius Agrippa Albert Magnus Luigi Galvani Paracelsus Newton Franklin Darwin. Cornelius Agrippa
Oral work in groups
He was born on the 14 of September in 1486 and died on the 18 of February in 1535.,He was a teacher at the College of Dole, magician, occult writer, theologian, astrologer, legal expert and soldier. He was persued accused for being a wizard.
Agrippa is perhaps best known for his books like:
.Declamation Attacking the Uncertainty and Vanity of the Sciences and the Arts
.Declamation on the Nobility and Preeminence of the Female Sex
.Three Books Concerning Occult Philosophy
In this last one he says that every thing in the universe is like group of things connected with each other.
His connection with the novel is that Victor read an admired his works.
He was born between 1193 and 1206 and died on the 5th of November in 1280. He was a catholic saint mostly known because of his comprehensive knowledge of and advocacy for the peaceful coexistence of science and religion.
Albertus' writings collected in 1899 went to thirty-eight volumes. These displayed his prolific habits and literally encyclopedic knowledge of topics such as logic, theology, botany, geography, astronomy, astrology, mineralogy,chemistry, zoology, physiology, phrenology and others; all of which were the result of logic and observation.
In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Albert Magnus is referred to as one of Victor Frankenstein's chosen readings.
He was bor on the 9th of September in 1737and died on the 4th of Dicmber in 1798. was an Italian physician and physicist. In 1791 he invented the Bioelctricity or Galvanism.
Galvanism : In biology, galvanism is the contraction of a muscle that is stimulated by an electric current. In physics and chemistry, it is the induction of electrical current from a chemical reaction, typically between two chemicals with differing electronegativities. The term is used to describe the bringing to life of organisms using electricity, as popularly associated with (but never explicitly depicted in) Mary Shelley's work Frankenstein.
He was born on the 10 of November in 1493 and died on the 24 of September in 1541. was a Swiss Renaissance physician, botanist, alchemist, astrologer, and general occultist.
He believed that that medicine was divided in 4 parts: Astronomy, Biologic sciences, Chemistry and love.
He also believed that you could create a human being just like Victor in the novel.
He was born on the 12 of December in 1713 and died on the 18 of April in 1802. He was natural philosopher, physiologist, inventor and poet. He wasalso a foundingmember of the Lunar Society.
Darwin wasthe inventor of severaldevicesthough he didnotpatentanybecuase he believed he woulddamagehisreputation as a doctor.
Darwin’sexperiments in galvanismwereanimportantsource of inspirationfor Mary Shelley towriteFrankenstein.
He was born on the 17 of January in 1706 and died on the 17 of April in 1790.
He is one of US`s founding fathers,a noted polymath, Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, musician, inventor, satirist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat.
He is the discoverer of electricity. He made this discovery by flying a kite with a key during a storm. He invented the lightning rod, bifocals, the Franklin stove, a carriage odometer,a glass 'armonica‘ and the mail.
His connection with Frankenstein is that he created the lightning rod, wich Victor used to atrack a lightning to give life to the monster.
He was born on the 25 of Decemberin 1642 in England and died on the 20 of March in 1727.
He was a physicist, mathematician, astronomer, natural philosopher, alchemist, and theologian, has been "considered by many to be the greatest and most influential scientist who ever lived.“
His connection with the novel is that Victor, when he was a child, felt identified with a famous quote of him
“I feel like a child picking up shells beside the great and unexplored ocean of truth”