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"Modernity" signifies the transitory, the fugitive, the contingent, the half of art of which the other half is the eternal and the ...
Modernity is the transient, the fleeting, the contingent; it is one half of art, the other being the eternal and the immovable.
The aim of science is to apprehend this purely intelligible world as a thing in itself, an object which is what it is independentl ...
In this society, the norm of masculinity is phallic aggression. Male sexuality is, by definition, intensely and rigidly phallic. A ...
I can see ... only one safe rule for the historian: that he should recognize in the development of human destinies the play of the ...
Our argument ... will result, not upon logic by itself--though without logic we should never have got to this point--but upon the ...
Poetry is the heaven of the working reason. Poetry is a divination of the spiritual in the things of sense--which expresses itself ...
... this is "society's" Sunday. The majority of Londoners of the middle class still keep to their chapels, churches, gardens, and ...
Nothing in the universe is contingent, but all things are conditioned to exist and operate in a particular manner by the necessity ...
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