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Borges-Philosophy/Filosofía, July 22, 2007

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In this article Dr. Ciapuscio recalls a number of philosophers who influenced Jorge Luis Borges or, at least, got mentioned by him. A special attention is given to a lecture by Borges in Brazil when he confessed his attachment to Baruch Spinoza, whom he called (like Bertrand Russell before him) “the most lovely” philosopher. 209 more words

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Nietzsche’s Olympian Synthesis

Understanding the role Tradition could or should play in the modern era is a central topic in the study of philosophy. Today, in a world where God is almost, but not quite dead, how can we translate traditional beliefs into an appropriate form suitable for the people of the present age? 202 more words

Philosophy

The Beautiful & The Sublime

Music is the highest form of art…according to Schopenhauer

“Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see” 406 more words

Music & Film

CONFESSIONS OF AN UNHANDY MAN

I’m useless with my hands. There’s a screw wedged against the glass in our bathroom window, an annoying reminder of what happened when I tried to replace the vintage handle myself. 275 more words

Living

On Fate and Stupidity

“What people commonly call fate is mostly their own stupidity.”

– Arthur Schopenhauer

Quotations

"OIDIA" n°2 : LES ÉTRANGETÉS DE L'EXTREME

On poursuit notre découverte des vies des philosophes illustres par un numéro guilleret ! Cette fois-ci, on quitte le domaine des morts ridicules pour rentrer de plein fouet dans celui des étrangetés de l’extrême. 1,395 more words

Philosophie

On The Suffering of The World - Arthur Schopenhauer

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I came across this book during a particularly bad spell of the black dog. I googled ‘suffering in the world why book’ and came across this and quotes related.

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