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Hebraism contains no eternal realm of essence, which Greek philosophy was to fabricate, through Plato, as affording the intellectu ...
New York ... is a city of geometric heights, a petrified desert of grids and lattices, an inferno of greenish abstraction under a ...
All forms of beauty, like all possible phenomena, contain an element of the eternal and an element of the transitory--of the absol ...
All beauties contain, like all possible phenomena, something eternal and something transitory,--something absolute and something p ...
Holidays are in no sense an alternative to the congestion and bustle of cities and work. Quite the contrary. People look to escape ...
India is an abstraction.... India is no more a political personality than Europe. India is a geographical term. It is no more a un ...
Now an allegory is but a translation of abstract notions into a picture-language, which is itself nothing but an abstraction from ...
By "object" is meant some element in the complex whole that is defined in abstraction from the whole of which it is a distinction.
Religion and science ... constitute deep-rooted and ancient efforts to find richer experience and deeper meaning than are found in ...
Preschoolers sound much brighter and more knowledgeable than they really are, which is why so many parents and grandparents are so ...
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