In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Resurrection meant life after life after death, and that was impossible for all Greeks, Homeric or Platonic.
- All this might point to a tacit disappointment with the cinema as we know it and a yearning for the Platonic ideal we dream it capable of.
- We stagger round with the Platonic idea (from the Symposium) that we can love only one other person.
- It would not have been difficult for him to find Greek copies of Platonic dialogues at either Carthage or Rome, where he taught for a time.
- Otherwise, the picture we get of the Academy is of a centre for discussions, with no indication that students went there to learn Platonic doctrines.
- But like many people who spend too long in front of their computers, he's talking about a Platonic ideal rather than the real world.
- The novel has no Platonic form, and there is certainly no requirement that writers adhere to a formula or set of rules.
- The Greek, especially the Platonic, tradition saw the soul and body as utterly distinct and separate entities.
- Garbo's face, still, white, perfect, like a mask, resembles the timeless Platonic ideal of beauty as it exists in the mind of God.
- Even in democracies, however, there are fascinating relics of the Platonic image of the guardians.
- He also accepted the Platonic distinction between the real and the phenomenal, with which this ideal often was associated.
- My understanding of both Scripture and Platonic philosophy is far too limited to provide a sufficient response.
- An authoritarian response would be to delegate power to a paternalistic dictator, a Platonic philosopher king.
- We might think that we are no better off in understanding Medea after learning of the Stoic - Platonic dispute over the right way to interpret what is going on in her.
- To answer this question, one might begin by contrasting, at least in a crude way, a Humean with a Platonic conception of practical reasoning.
- I think that Greek Tragedy and the Platonic dialogues are positively riddled with irony.
- Philo adopted the Platonic concept of the soul with its tripartite division.
- Madison shows that Nietzsche directed his critique of Platonic science at the assumption that science represents reality.
- The reality of such common objects of experience also earned a philosophical sanction from Platonic idealism.
- This is the convergence of the real and the abstract, the Platonic ideal and its inferior shadow, matter and energy.
- According to Platonic philosophy, mathematics is the proper training for understanding the Universe as it is, as opposed to how it appears.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.