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CONVERSACIONES. Capítulo XXX. Muerte y proyecto (II)

CONVERSATION BETWEEN BELIEVERS AND NON-BELIEVERS  ABSTRACT Chapter XXX: “Death and project” (“Muerte y proyecto”).   Marías asserts that the problems of death and immortality must be … [Leer más...]

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CONVERSACIONES. Capítulo XXX: Muerte y proyecto

 ABSTRACT Chapter XXX: “Death and project” (“Muerte y proyecto”).   Marías begins his presentation of the last chapter of his book by describing what he calls death analogies, referring to … [Leer más...]

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Conversaciones. Capítulo XXIX (II). La mortalidad humana

ABSTRACT   Chapter XXIX: “Human mortality” (“La mortalidad humana”).            In his book “Introduction to philosophy” (“Introducción a la filosofía”), Marías tells us that there are … [Leer más...]

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CONVERSACIONES. Capítulo XXIX (I): La mortalidad humana

 ABSTRACT   Chapter XXIX: “Human mortality” (“La mortalidad humana”).   Marías begins the penultimate chapter talking about death, and it makes an exposition of the meaning of the word, in … [Leer más...]

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CONVERSACIONES. Capítulo XXVIII (II). La felicidad, imposible necesario

ABSTRACT Chapter XXVIII, part II: “Happiness, the necessary impossible” (La felicidad, imposible necesario). Marías begins this chapter asserting that happiness refers to life as a whole, … [Leer más...]

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CONVERSACIONES. Capítulo XXVIII: “La felicidad, imposible necesario”

ABSTRACT Chapter XXVIII: “Happiness: a necessary-impossible” (“La felicidad, imposible necesario”). The issue of happiness was a topic discussed by Marías in his book Human happiness. This … [Leer más...]

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CONVERSACIONES. Capítulo XXVII: “Decir, lenguaje y lengua” (II)

ABSTRACT Chapter XXVII: “To say and language” (“Decir, lenguaje y lengua”). In order to introduce us to the concept of language, Marías remembers us that thoughts are visual, something that … [Leer más...]

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CONVERSACIONES. Capítulo XXVII: Decir, lenguaje y lengua

ABSTRACT Chapter XXVII: “To say and language” (“Decir, lenguaje y lengua”).   Marías says life is an imaginative reality and a future possibility, freedom appears as an important element of … [Leer más...]

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CONVERSACIONES. Capítulo XXVI: “Azar, imaginación y libertad”

  ABSTRACT          In this post, the second part of Chapter XXVI of Julián Marías’ book “Metaphysical Anthropology” is analyzed.   In the beginning of this second part, Marías talks … [Leer más...]

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CONVERSACIONES. Capítulo XXVI: Azar, imaginación y libertad

ABSTRACT Chapter XXVI: “Random, imagination and freedom” (“Azar, imaginación y libertad”). Marías begins this chapter explaining that the origin of word 'random' comes with the gambling, in … [Leer más...]

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Capítulo XXV: “El tiempo humano”

CONVERSACIONES ABSTRACT Today, we are going to analyze the second part of Chapter XXIV “human time” in Julián Marías’ “Metaphysical Anthropology”. Marías understands human time not as a … [Leer más...]

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Capítulo XXV: “El tiempo humano”

CONVERSACIONES ABSTRACT Chapter XXV: “The human time” (“El tiempo humano”). Marías asserts that the deployment of life goes forward. Life is presented as affected by the temporal human … [Leer más...]

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CONVERSACIONES. Capítulo XXIV: El temple de la vida (II)

 ABSTRACT In the second part of chapter XXIV “The mettle of life” (“El temple de la vida”), Julián Marías tells us again that Man’s life has different dimensions, different possibilities in which … [Leer más...]

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CONVERSACIONES. Capítulo XXIV: “El temple de la vida”

ABSTRACT Chapter XXIV: “The mettle of life” (“El temple de la vida”). When we understand the "being" structural and biographically we arrived at the concept of 'installation', which makes it … [Leer más...]

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CONVERSACIONES. Capítulo XXIII: Amor y enamoramiento (II)

ABSTRACT. In the second part of Chapter XXIII “Love and infatuation” (“Amor y enamoramiento”), Marías describes the body as an element of dialogue between man and woman. He says that the … [Leer más...]