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|writes biographies." — Jones "Biography is: a system in which the contradictions |
of a human life are unified." — Jose Ortega Y Gasset "The secret of biography
resides in finding the link between talent and achievement. A biography seems ...
|G EORGE E LIOT I N A L ETTER TO M RS . T HOMAS A DOLPHUS T ROLLOPE |
(D ECEMBER 19, 1879) Biography is: a system in which the contradictions of a
human life are unified. J OSÉ O RTEGA Y G ASSET T HE D EHUMANIZATION
|14, sect. 3 10 Biography is: a system in which the contradictions of a human life |
are unified. 'In Search of Goethe from Within', first publ. in Partisan Review
December 1949, repr. in The Dehumanization ofArt and Other Essays (1968) 11
|A biography seems irrelevant if it doesn't discover the overlap between what the |
individual did and the life that made this possible. Without ... 21 (1925). 21
Biography is: a system in which the contradictions of a human life are unified.
|Biography is: a system in which the contradictions of a human life are unified. — |
Jose Ortega y Gasset (1883-1955), Spanish essayist and philosopher. Reprinted
in The Dehumanization of Art and Other Essays (1968). From "In Search of ...
Richard Gill, Ernest Sherman - 1973 - Snippet view - More editions
|Only after this contradiction has once been recognized is there revealed to us the |
fecund task of trying to solve it, of explaining it systematically. That is what
biography is : a system in which the contradictions of a human life are unified.
You see ...
|... ever finding his own life. In the former case, life encounters problems; in the |
latter case, life itself is the problem. ... That is what biography is: a system in
which the contradictions of a human life are unified. You see by now that I have
|An Intellectual Biography Daniel Tanguay ... Orthodox Judaism conceives of this |
law “as a unified, total regimen of human life.”48 As ... and contradictory,
something that presupposes the establishment of either a natural theology or a
philosophic system that would 164 THE CONFLICT BETWEEN JERUSALEM
|the various rival communities in the commonwealth and the rival passions and |
needs of individual human beings. In their ideal world, citizens lived orderly lives,
and the professions of society and its conduct were in symmetry with each other.
... A thesis of this biography is that until his imprisonment More suffered the
severe inner conflict of a deeply divided soul. ... are parts in a grand system with
neither contradictions nor flaws, an intelligible system where reason permeates
|By the Renaissance, the complex and contradictory quality of existing systems |
had led to the development of chronology ... These three interests were all
present in the work of sixteenth-century thinkers but had not coalesced to
produce a unified approach to chronology. In the life and career of Domenicus
Petavius they came together in a system that expressed the absolute ... Petavius,
born in Orleans in 1583, had completed a degree in philosophy at Paris when he
met a Jesuit who ...