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Art always opts for the individual, the concrete; art is not Platonic.
The exercise of letters is sometimes linked to the ambition to contruct an absolute book, a book of books that includes the others ...
'Tis the perception of the beautiful,
A fine extension of the faculties,
I've arrived at the age where a platonic friendship can be sustained on the highest moral plane.
Both were predominantly ethical in aim and doctrine; theory of knowledge (logic) and of nature (physics) served rather as the scaf ...
Platonic England, house of solitudes,
rests in its laurels and its injured stone,
Hawthorne--like Poe--became a kind of virtuoso in the fiction of the inner life: the only novelist from New England as subtle as E ...
Aristotle, as a philosopher, is in many ways very different from all his predecessors. He is the first to write like a professor: ...
He loved strange thought
And knew that sweet extremity of pride
So the Platonic Year
Whirls out new right and wrong,
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