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Whole communities were massacred, and others were expelled. Marsuppini (Carlo Aretino), renowned and beloved as professor and municipal chancellor, quoted from the Latin and Greek authors with such facility that his readiness was a source of wonder, even to an age sated with constant citation. When human beings deny the creative act of God, they must explain the existence of Earth through other mechanisms. These doctrines are no doubt fundamentally Pauline, but with St. The very fact that Humanism challenges the existence of this core makes it, for many, a dangerous and radical philosophy Adams, “The Educational Theory” Macmillan &Co.

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The classical Greek sculptor was more of a magician than an artist. He transcended ordinary subjects into extraordinary universal signs. And in the process, he reversed thousands of years of artistic tradition when he shifted the focus from the supernatural and unknown, to more earthly matters. Throughout history the human figure had been used by many civilizations as a mere object which signified metaphysical preoccupation The Art of Humane Education. For him, freedom is the dislocation of consciousness from its object, the fundamental “nihilation” or negation by means of which consciousness can grasp its object without losing itself in it: to be conscious of something is to be conscious of not being it, a “not” that arises in the very structure of consciousness as being for-itself Thinking about Nature (Routledge Revivals): An Investigation of Nature, Value and Ecology. On one occasion, when he witnessed an Egyptian taskmaster about to kill a Hebrew slave, Moses intervened and slew the Egyptian. Obliged to flee, he found refuge in the desert. God appeared to Moses in a burning bush and ordered him to return to the pharaoh to demand that the Children of Israel be set free The Tower and the Abyss: An Inquiry Into the Transformation of the Individual.

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