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Art and the meaning of life

J. J. Degenaar

Art and the meaning of life

these lectures were presented at the 1986 UCT Summer School

by J. J. Degenaar

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Published by Dept. of Adult Education and Extra-Mural Studies, University of Cape Town in [Cape Town] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1844-1900 -- Aesthetics.,
  • Aesthetics.,
  • Structuralism.,
  • Deconstruction.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementby Johan Degenaar.
    ContributionsUniversity of Cape Town. Summer School.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBH39 .D43 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination166 p. ;
    Number of Pages166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2475154M
    ISBN 100799210447
    LC Control Number87206343
    OCLC/WorldCa19553966

      The Meaning of “Culture” and culture as an activity, pursued by means of the museums, concerts, books, and movies that might be encouraged by a Ministry of Culture (or covered on a blog Author: Joshua Rothman.   This book is a collection of responses to a question the author sent out to all the influential people of his age. Ghandi even responded in this book. The author asks what they think the meaning of life is and where, in their darkest moment, does their treasure lie. Really beautiful. I'd say it gives a correct analysis to the "meaning of life."/5(39).

    There is no single meaning to life. In fact, there may be no meaning to life at all. I think what is more correct is that in the course of life, we discover things and people and activities that fill our lives with meaning. We each, individually i. Plato (/ ˈ p l eɪ t oʊ / PLAY-toe; Greek: Πλάτων Plátōn, pronounced [plá.tɔːn] in Classical Attic; / or / – / BC) was an Athenian philosopher during the Classical period in Ancient Greece, founder of the Platonist school of thought, and the Academy, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world.. He is widely considered the pivotal figure in Era: Ancient philosophy.

    David Hume - The Book of Life is the 'brain' of The School of Life, a gathering of the best ideas around wisdom and emotional intelligence. The 18th-century writer David Hume is one of the world’s great philosophical voices because he hit upon a key fact about human nature: that we are more influenced by our feelings than by reason. Meaning, Faith, and the Life of Pi A conscious choice between hopelessness and faith is the spine of this story. Posted


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