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|H-137 Beautiful life How life can be fulfilled and made beautiful by reason was |
never better shown than by the Greeks, both by precept and example—H439
Oxford Oxford, the paradise of dead philosophies.—H-144 Heathen It conveys,
as no ...
|Oxford, the paradise of dead philosophies. To delight in war is a merit in the |
soldier, a dangerous quality in the captain, and a positive crime in the statesman.
The world is a perpetual caricature of itself; at every moment it is the mockery and
|It is dangerous sending a young man who is beautiful to Oxford. - Ryder, Dudley |
Oxford, the paradise of dead philosophies. - Santayana, George Socrates gave
no diplomas or degrees, and would have subjected any disciple who demanded
|86 HEATHENISM SCHOPENHAUER somewhere observes that the word |
heathen, no longer in reputable use elsewhere, had found a last asylum in
Oxford, the paradise of dead philosophies. Even Oxford, I believe, has now
abandoned it ; yet ...
|It is a great advantage for a system of philosophy to be substantially true. - |
Santayana, George Boston is a moral and intellectual nursery always busy
applying first principals to trifles. - Santayana, George Oxford, the paradise of
|Born in Florence, Dante sought the consolations of philosophy after the death in |
1290 of his beloved Beatrice ... and in the last circle of this, the earthly paradise,
he is reunited with the dead Beatrice, who in the Paradiso introduces him to the ...
|the scriptures teach that death is a bad thing, a curse, an enemy; and an enemy |
defeated in resurrection. ... that, so far as things seem to me—and only because
of the resurrection of the body—this day I shall be with the Lord in paradise.
|George Santayana begins his essay "Heathenism" with this allusion: |
Schopenhauer somewhere observes that the word heathen, no longer in
reputable use elsewhere, had found a last asylum in Oxford, the paradise of dead
|... a heavenly paradise in the Veda. The Greek evidence for such an idea of |
heavenly ascent is less specific, even if it was once termed a ''Pythagorean
revolution.''128 Most prominent is the Athenian epigram for the dead from
Potidaea in 432 ...