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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 23 Mar 22

Roosevelt Montás is the author of a powerful new book called Rescuing Socrates: How the Great Books Changed My Life and Why They Matter for a New Generation, which is… View Post The post In Defence of Liberal Education: Roosevelt Montás’ “Rescuing Socrates”   appeared first on Areo.

Roosevelt Montás is the author of a powerful new book called Rescuing Socrates: How the Great Books Changed My Life and Why They Matter for a New Generation, which is… View Post The post In Defence of Liberal Education: Roosevelt Montás’ “Rescuing Socrates”   appeared first on Areo.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 17 Jun 20

Paul Cézanne’s ‘Nature morte de pêches et poiresOriginally published at https://www.parallax-magazin.de on June 11, 2020.Now is the time to re-invent the world, to make it beautiful. We need to actually become beautiful, John Vervaeke tells us. Vervaeke isn’t speaking of aesthetic or cosmetic beauty particularly, but something more intrinsic—related to virtue and wisdom. Vervaeke uses the latin term reinventio, which means to create but also to discover the beauty of the world.Becoming beautiful doesn’t mean becoming what Hegel sarcastically called: the beautiful soul—or the one who is overly precious, sanctimonious and refined. No, beauty also has her rough edges and provocations.We often think …

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Paul Cézanne’s ‘Nature morte de pêches et poiresOriginally published at https://www.parallax-magazin.de on June 11, 2020.Now is the time to re-invent the world, to make it beautiful. We need to actually become beautiful, John Vervaeke tells us. Vervaeke isn’t speaking of aesthetic or cosmetic beauty particularly, but something more intrinsic—related to virtue and wisdom. Vervaeke uses the latin term reinventio, which means to …

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