Susanne K. Langer quotes

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Tragedy dramatizes human life as potentiality and fulfillment. Its virtual future, or Destiny, is therefore quite different from t ...
Philosophical questions are not by their nature insoluble. They are, indeed, radically different from scientific questions, becaus ...
A signal is comprehended if it serves to make us notice the object or situation it bespeaks. A symbol is understood when we concei ...
The fairytale is irresponsible; it is frankly imaginary, and its purpose is to gratify wishes, "as a dream doth flatter." It heroe ...
Art is the objectification of feeling.
Probably the profoundest difference between human and animal needs is made by one piece of human awareness, one fact that is not p ...
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