Microcosm Sentence Examples
The Web has become a microcosm of our society.
The conception of man, the microcosm, containing in himself all the parts of the universe or macrocosm, is also Babylonian, as again probably is the famous identification of the metals with the planets.
The human body was a "microcosm" which corresponded to the "macrocosm," and contained in itself all parts of visible nature, - sun, moon, stars and the poles of heaven.
The alternative is developing a Microcosm viewer for that media type.
The whole universe, however, was incomplete, and did not receive its finishing stroke till man was formed, who is the acme of the creation and the microcosm.Advertisement
Here was an orator who could apply all the resources of a burnished rhetoric to the elucidation of figures; who could sweep the widest horizon of the financial future, and yet stoop to bestow the minutest attention on the microcosm of penny stamps and post-horses.
Close examination of the class of Franz Schreker offers an ideal microcosm of European twentieth century music.
Overview The city's mosaic of different nationalities has created a dynamic microcosm, making Toronto the cultural heart of English Canada.
Art, by this definition would be a microcosm of the complex social totality.
At Eton he edited the school magazine, The Microcosm, and at Oxford he took the leading part in the formation of a debating society.Advertisement
Note the parallel between the macrocosm and the microcosm.
Our study on the local environment, is a microcosm of the larger world macrocosm.
In many passages of his works on pathology, physiology, and psychology Lotze had distinctly stated that the method of research which he advocated there did not give an explanation of the phenomena of life and mind, but only the means of observing and connecting them together; that the meaning of all phenomena, and the reason of their peculiar connexions, was a philosophical problem which required to be attacked from a different point of view; and that the significance especially which lay in the phenomena of life and mind would only unfold itself if by an exhaustive survey of the entire life of man, individually, socially, and historically, we gain the necessary data for deciding what meaning attaches to the existence of this microcosm, or small world of human life, in the macrocosm of the universe.
What lived in time belonged to eternity; the microcosm was the epitome of the macrocosm; the reason which reigned in man interpreted the law that was revealed in conscience and the power which governed human destiny, while the freedom which man realized was the direct negation both of necessity and of the operation of any fortuitous cause in the cosmos.
Conclusions The flexibility of the Microcosm model makes the possibilities endless.Advertisement
Updating a microcosm hypertext by adding new nodes involves one of two scenarios.
The disk in many ways represents a microcosm of the series itself.
John Lillyman's active political side presents a fascinating microcosm of the age in which we live.
This bulletin describes the final results from Project SABER, and focuses on a laboratory microcosm study.
Award winning novelist Zadie Smith, who went to Hampstead School, described comprehensive schools as a microcosm of the world.Advertisement
Cores will be placed in a microcosm mesocosm tank containing filtered seawater, which is recycled, stirred and aerated to maintain ambient conditions.
The alternative is developing a microcosm viewer for that media type.
Using microcosm, the group has developed a distributed link service in order to allow users to create their own links to documents.
Of the three divisions logic is the least important; ethics is the outcome of the whole, and historically the all-important vital element; but the foundations of the whole system are best discerned in the science of nature, which deals pre-eminently with the macrocosm and the microcosm, the universe and man, including natural theology and an anthropology or psychology, the latter forming the direct introduction to ethics.
Nyegosh composed his first important poem, Lucha Microcosma or " The Light of the Microcosm (Belgrade, 1847), under the influence of Paradise Lost.Advertisement