Peters World Map

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Arthur Schopenhauer
1788 – 21 September 1860) was a German philosopher best known for his book, The World as Will and Representation, in which he claimed that our world is driven by a continually dissatisfied will, continually ... the four distinct aspects of experience in the phenomenal world consequently, he has been influential in the history of phenomenology ...
Eurocentrism - In Academia - Peters World Map
... Main article Peters World Map The traditional Mercator projection distorts areas further from the equator, making the Arctic and the Antarctic, but to a ... The Peters World Map seeks to present a more realistic depiction of the continents' relative sizes ...
Nine Largest Wars (by Death Toll)
... These are of course the two World Wars, then followed by the Second Sino-Japanese War (which is sometimes considered part of World War II, or overlapping with that war) ... The death toll of World War II, being 60 million plus, surpasses all other war-death-tolls by a factor of two ... millions) Date War 60–72 1939–1945 World War II (see World War II casualties) 36 755–763 An Shi Rebellion (number exaggerated based on census system,but not considering the territorial shrink and ...
Economy (disambiguation)
... in using resources see energy conservation World economy, the economy of the world Virtual economy, an economy simulated in a virtual world Economy (religion), a bishop's discretionary power to relax ...
Gall–Peters Projection - Peters World Map
... In 1967 Arno Peters, a filmmaker and historian, devised a map projection identical to Gall's orthographic projection and presented it in 1973 as a "new invention." He promoted it as a superior alternative to ... Since much of the technologically underdeveloped world lies near the equator, these countries appear smaller on a Mercator, and therefore, according to Peters, seem less significant ... On Peters's projection, by contrast, areas of equal size on the globe are also equally sized on the map ...

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