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" I call an ultimate end. No reason can' be asked or given why the soul seeks beauty. Beauty, in its largest and profoundest sense, is one expression for the universe. God is the all-fair. Truth, and goodness, and beauty, are but different faces of the... "
Miscellanies: Embracing Nature, Addresses, and Lectures - Página 22
de Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1856 - 383 páginas
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Interpreting Our Heritage

Freeman Tilden - 1967 - 120 páginas
...happy amateur. The other accomplishments richly engaged his leisure rime. CHAPTER XV Vistas of Beauty Truth, and goodness, and beauty, are but different faces of the same All. Beauty in nature is not ultimate. It is the herald of inward and eternal beauty ... it must stand as...
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Digging Into Popular Culture: Theories and Methodologies in Archeology ...

Ray Broadus Browne, Pat Browne - 1991 - 184 páginas
...says, echoing Bacon, that "Beauty is the mark God sets upon virtue"; and adds, in Platonist mode that "Beauty, in its largest and profoundest sense, is...and beauty are but different faces of the same all" (1968: Vol. 1, 19, 24). In another essay, "Michael Angelo," he asserts his belief that "Beauty is the...
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Cohesion and Dissent in America

Carol Colatrella, Joseph Alkana - 1994 - 252 páginas
...harmonious, satisfactory" (P, 47). Truth is certainly good. Unlike Nietzsche (but like Emerson, for whom "Truth, and goodness, and beauty, are but different faces of the same All"),18 James is not interested in posing a fundamental challenge to the Platonic evaluation of truth....
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Seeing New Worlds: Henry David Thoreau and Nineteenth-Century Natural Science

Laura Dassow Walls - 1995 - 232 páginas
...it is clear that science and art are perfectly symmetrical in their motives, methods, and results: "Truth, and goodness, and beauty, are but different faces of the same All" (CW 1:14, 17). When man at last realizes this truth, he will come into the power that has been rightfully...
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Seeing New Worlds: Henry David Thoreau and Nineteenth-Century Natural Science

Laura Dassow Walls - 1995 - 232 páginas
...it is clear that science and art are perfectly symmetrical in their motives, methods, and results: "Truth, and goodness, and beauty, are but different faces of the same AH" (CW 1:14, 17). When man at last realizes this truth, he will come into the power that has been...
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The Cambridge Companion to Ralph Waldo Emerson

Joel Porte, Saundra Morris - 1999 - 280 páginas
...standard of beauty is the entire circuit of natural forms." This is a fundamental proposition, a given, an "ultimate end." "No reason can be asked or given why the soul seeks beauty," says Emerson. It cannot be explained, but is itself the explanation for other things. Just as nature...
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Emerson's Ethics

Gustaaf Van Cromphout - 1999 - 182 páginas
...yearning for truth or for goodness. Beauty is an aspiration so essentially defining our humanity that "no reason can be asked or given why the soul seeks beauty" (CW 1:17). Although beauty as such defies analysis (EL 1:101; W 6:289, 303), its manifestations have...
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From Virgin Land to Disney World: Nature and Its Discontents in the USA of ...

Bernd Herzogenrath - 2001 - 432 páginas
...the America of Puritanism and Manifest Destiny these laws were equated with 'God's will:' "Beauty ... is one expression for the universe. God is the all-fair....beauty, are but different faces of the same All."" 'Nature' thus seen as 'Paradise' or 'Promised Land' emphasized the finality of nature and imagines...
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From Virgin Land to Disney World: Nature and Its Discontents in the USA of ...

Bernd Herzogenrath - 2001 - 432 páginas
...the America of Puritanism and Manifest Destiny these laws were equated with 'God's will:' "Beauty ... is one expression for the universe. God is the all-fair....goodness, and beauty, are but different faces of the same All."2 'Nature' thus seen as 'Paradise' or 'Promised Land' emphasized the finality of nature and imagines...
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Emerson and Self-reliance

George Kateb - 2002 - 221 páginas
...He says in Nature: The world thus exists to the soul to satisfy the desire of beauty. This element I call an ultimate end. No reason can be asked or given why the soul seeks beauty, (p. 19) It is in the sense of beauty that he finds release from life-denying creeds. Many things besides...
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