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But generally speaking philistinism presupposes a certain advanced state of civilization where throughout the ages certain traditi ...
If it were not for the intellectual snobs who pay--in solid cash--the tribute which philistinism owes to culture, the arts would p ...
The national distrust of the contemplative temperament arises less from an innate Philistinism than from a suspicion of anything t ...
The detective novel is the art-for-art's-sake of our yawning Philistinism, the classic example of a specialized form of art remove ...
How prone poor Humanity is to dam up the minutest remnants of its freedom, and build an artificial roof to prevent it looking up t ...
A philistine is a full-grown person whose interests are of a material and commonplace nature, and whose mentality is formed of the ...
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