When a painter paints a mountainous landscape, he must fit a three-dimensional appearance into a two-dimensional medium. By the very nature of the canvas, what is shown is distorted. 489 more words
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‘…it is not difficult to see that ours is a birth-time and a period of transition to a new era. Spirit has broken with the world it has hitherto inhabited and imagined, and is of a mind to submerge it in the past, and in the labour of its own transformation. 278 more words
Sir Thomas More (1478-1535) was perhaps one of the most interesting figures of early modern European history. He was a lawyer, social and political philosopher, author, a celebrated statesman in the court of King Henry VIII, and a well-respected Renaissance humanist. 1,519 more words
We will have our first meeting tomorrow on Thursday as we discuss Plotinus’ philosophy on the immortality of the soul.
Reading Plotinus is not an easy task and his philosophy takes some taking used to, but you’ll begin to see traces of him as we go through the… 557 more words