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January 20, 2011 Darnley Dessimus HU Id. @026-38-409 Class Notes I. What is a Professional? A. Professionals solve problems that others cannot solve for themselves. B. If you go to med school or law school you are looking to become a mechanic – someone who is a skilled worker capable of building or repairing things. C. You go to grad school to solve problems that have not been solved before (it is more rewarding) like a mechanic you build and repair things, but you are more of a technician solving problems through more theory than hands on experience. II. Problem Solvers A. Einstein – he solved three problems in 1905 1. Brownian Motion – the unending random movement of pollen particles in
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Unformatted text preview: water. 2. Photoelectric Effect the ejection of electrons from metal surfaces when ultraviolet light impinge upon the metal. 3. The Theory of Special Relativity why we had not been able to measure the movement of the earth through the ether, and how we could do it. B. Us what unsolved problems are we going to solve in our lifetime 1. The hardest problems to solve are the ones on how to live our lives. *Note: Philosophy must be general, uncertain, simple, controversial, creative, imaginative, & foundational. *Note: Prof. Verharen Humor is watching another human being placed in an uncomfortable position to make you feel better about yourself....
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This note was uploaded on 12/23/2011 for the course PHIL 18727 taught by Professor Charlesc.verharen during the Spring '11 term at Howard.

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