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"He who seizes the right moment, is the right man."---J.W. von Goethe, German writer, 1749-1832

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Goethe and Kant

Here’s another short take in my sequence on German idealist philosophers (see Kant and Fichte here and Fichte and Schelling here). This time I examine briefly the role of the idea in Kant’s and Goethe’s understanding of nature. 1.082 altre parole

Philosophy

Γιοχαν Γκαιτε:"Αν θες να κανεις τη ζωη ευκολη,δυσκολεψε την."

“Από τη στιγμή που θα εμπιστευθείς τον εαυτό σου, θα ξέρεις πώς να ζήσεις.”(Φάουστ) – από τον Αριστοτέλη Τριάντη

[Γιόχαν Βόλφγκανγκ φον Γκαίτε]

Γερμανός συγγραφέας και πολιτικός.

Apodyoptis Tributes

Neil MacGregor's 'Germany - Memories of a Nation'

Germany is home. It has been home for quite a while. It seeped into the consciousness while i was busy fighting  inner inadequacies that cropped up as an expat. 271 altre parole

Books

Beauty and evil: Wagner’s Meistersinger and the Goethe Oak phenomenon

Last week, I went to see Tom Stoppard’s Travesties (currently on at The Apollo, starring Tom Hollander – go see it!). Set predominantly in 1917, its central protagonist, Henry Carr (Hollander) is a Wodehousian character for whom Gilbert & Sullivan’s operettas represent the aesthetic pinnacle of Western civilisation. 1.320 altre parole

Donald Trump

They all hunted after the Great Spirit

Plato looked at the peak of the Spiritual question from the West and Vyasa made the observation from the East; so Confucius did it from further East, and Schlegel, Spinoza, Kant and Goethe from further West. 63 altre parole

Bhaktivinoda

In the Beginning was the Deed.

In the chapter Inside Out – Outside In: The Arrowmaker and the Child of Earth’s Mind, the recently retired professor Roger Dunsmore shares a story from the… 1.038 altre parole