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THE YEAR’S most sensible HORROR tales: XIV
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Essere fedeli alla realtà delle cose, nel bene e nel male, implica un integrale amore in line with los angeles verità e una totale gratitudine in line with il fatto stesso di essere nati.
Una donna è fra i più grandi pensatori del Novecento. in step with Hannah Arendt, los angeles riflessione filosofica sull’esistenza è un pensiero secondo, vale a dire che esso deve essere secondo los angeles realtà e venire dopo ciò che l’esperienza suggerisce agli uomini. Dallo stupore e non dal dubbio procede l. a. conoscenza. L’esperienza chiarisce all’uomo los angeles stoffa di cui è fatto e il senso delle sue aspirazioni. Questa raccolta di brani della pensatrice tedesca allieva di Heidegger. Un modo adeguato, anche in keeping with i non addetti ai lavori, according to avvicinarsi a una delle voci più brillanti e contro corrente del pensiero contemporaneo.