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By Harold Johnson
A dystopian novel within which a primary countries professor confronts and addresses the influence of the USA annexation of Canada.
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May have formerly turned the brains of half a score of striplings, but besides that I am not much disposed to be an inamorato, she is now somewhat too advanced in life to excite strong passion” (at age thirty-seven when they met, she was only eight years older than he). “My Acquaintance with her had been a pleasing adventure, & will never be more,” he writes after the coronation of Napoleon as emperor had made the political situation for de Staël and Constant more dangerous, and he no longer has hope of her return from Berlin to Weimar.
L’idéal et le réel tiennent, dans son langage, la place de l’intelligence et de la matière, de l’imagination et de l’expérience; et c’est dans la réunion de ces deux puissances en une harmonie complète que consiste, selon lui, le principe unique et absolu de l’univers organisé. Cette harmonie, dont les deux pôles et le centre sont l’image, . . fournit à Schelling les applications les plus ingénieuses. ” 26. Constant had decided that Schelling was a Spinozist upon first learning of his philosophy.
26. Constant had decided that Schelling was a Spinozist upon first learning of his philosophy. ” 27. Schiller and Schelling both make use of Kant’s arguments on organic growth in the use of language. ” Burwick Ch1 2/14/01 3:01 PM Page 31 ' can give it the illusion of freedom, so that what is mimetically represented appears to be natural and self-determined. The manipulating hand of the artist is unseen. In his theoretical exposition of this argument in the Kallias-Briefe (1793), Schiller posited a “Heautonomie,” or “Freedom in appearance” (“Freiheit in der Erscheinung”) as a way of describing an independent purposiveness without purpose (“Zweckmäßigkeit ohne Zweck”).
The Cast Stone by Harold Johnson