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It admitted nothing but the transient flow of evanescent events and their final eternal quiescence in Nirvana. Reality according to Buddhists is kinetic, not static, but logic, on the other hand, imagines a reality stabilized in concept and names.
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Broad movement, culture, arts,psychology, religion, music, education – effects absolutely everything
Revival of romanticism? Nature of individual in society = theme. Some say existentialism is a reaction against the reaction of analytic philosophy – Frege, Weber, Marx. 1,104 more words
This is the second of a series of posts under the same title.
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In 1936—only three years after the Nazis were given power, two years before Kristallnacht, and four years before he himself committed a life-affirming act of suicide to rob the Nazis of the chance to exterminate him—Walter Benjamin, of German-Jewish provenance, wrote his well known essay on “The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction” (in Illuminations, translated by Harry Zohn, New York: Schocken Books, 1968). 2,837 more words
This week in my humanities course, we’re following up the music unit with a unit on visual art woven together with Heidegger’s Origin of the Work of Art. 702 more words