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Perhaps, the highest pleasure in art is identical with the highest pleasure in scientific theory. The emotion which accompanies th ...
Both Leonardo and Newton had fecund imaginations from which poured forth a stream of discoveries, gadgets, engineering marvels, an ...
True works of art contain their own theory and give us the measurement according to which we should judge them.
Europe is so well gardened that it resembles a work of art, a scientific theory, a neat metaphysical system. Man has re-created Eu ...
Magic is akin to science in that it always has a definite aim intimately associated with human instincts, needs, and pursuits. The ...
American thinking, when it concerns itself with beautiful letters as when it concerns itself with religious dogma or political the ...
The elite artist knows that his audience views his art in a context of certain predispositions; he anticipates success or failure ...
The common reader ... differs from the critic and the scholar. He is worse educated, and nature has not gifted him so generously. ...
Twentieth-century art may start with nothing, but it flourishes by virtue of its belief in itself, in the possibility of control o ...
The knowledge of God is the cause of things. For the knowledge of God is to all creatures what the knowledge of the artificer is t ...
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