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Meaning and truth in the arts.

John Hospers

Meaning and truth in the arts.

by John Hospers

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Published by Archon Books in Hamden, Conn .
Written in English


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Originally published, Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 1946.

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Open LibraryOL13752365M

  A project underway at the Morgan Library & Museum is taking scientific samples of smells from rare books, objects and Pierpont Morgan’s own magisterial study, part of . “Mark Johnson demonstrates that the aesthetic and emotional aspects of meaning are fundamental—central to conceptual meaning and reason, and that the arts show meaning-making in its fullest realization. If you were raised with the idea that art and emotion were external to ideas and reason, you must read this book.

In this book Quine both summarizes and moves ahead. Rich, lively chapters dissect his major concerns: evidence, reference, meaning, intention, and truth. “Some points,” he writes, “have become clearer in my mind in the eight years since Theories and Things. Some that were already clear in my mind have become clearer on paper.   Editor’s Note: The following essay appears in Appendix A of The Cardinal Newman Society’s new Catholic Curriculum Standards. The world, in all its diversity, is eager to be guided towards the great values of mankind, truth, good and beauty; now more than ever Teaching means to accompany young people in their search for truth and beauty, for what is right and .

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without stopping to ask ourselves what it is that we are asking, precisely what sense of "meaning" is being used here, or what it means for a work of art to have meaning. We assert that art reveals reality, or expresses truth, without inquiring into the precise meanings of crucial words like "reality," "truth," "expression," which are so.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hospers, John, Meaning and truth in the arts. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, © Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hospers, John, Meaning and truth in the arts.

Hamden, Conn., Archon Books, [©] (OCoLC) With "The Meaning of Truth" James meant to buttress his claims about truth and repel the barbs of his rationalistic enemies. The key essay in the book in many ways is the third "Humanism and Truth".

"Humanism" is James's preferred name for pragmatism. Here James lays out his thesis on truth as being a matter of continuity of experience and of Cited by: Since truth depends on being, the book strives to characterize Plato's commitments in the Sophist to being as a "greatest kind" and to the various roles that being plays in structuring reality.

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The first significant thing is the essentially artistic quality of all literature. All art is the expression of life in forms of truth and beauty; or rather, it is the reflection of some truth and beauty which are in the world, but which remain unnoticed until brought to our attention by some sensitive human soul, just as the delicate curves of the shell reflect sounds and harmonies too.

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IN A short book for the general reader, Keith Ward makes a clear case for the impossibility of taking the Bible literally, and for the integrity of understanding the Bible and the teaching of Jesus in a figurative or symbolic way, and he is quite unapologetic: “to take Jesus’ sayings only in a literal sense is to miss their meaning.”.

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Synonyms for meaning at with free online thesaurus, antonyms, and definitions. Find descriptive alternatives for meaning. "Of Truth" is the opening essay in the final edition of the philosopher, statesman and jurist Francis Bacon's "Essays or Counsels, Civil and Moral" (). In this essay, as associate professor of philosophy Svetozar Minkov points out, Bacon addresses the question of "whether it is worse to lie to others or to oneself--to possess truth (and lie, when necessary, to Author: Richard Nordquist.

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