This afternoon I was tidying in the Special Collections when I came across a letter relevant to the provenance of the Baines Collection. I thought I would share with you some of this information in terms of piecing together the existing information with the content of the letter and give you some idea of what is contained in this fascinating collection. 751 altre parole
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Much has changed since 1775, yet much remains the same. Though this, too, is what it means to be human. . .
“In the midst of so much philosophy, humanity, and civilization, and of such sublime codes of morality, we have nothing to show for ourselves but a frivolous and deceitful appearance, honor without virtue, reason without wisdom, and pleasure without happiness.” –Rousseau, written in 1775 in… 15 altre parole