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CONVERSACIONES. Capítulo XXIII: Amor y enamoramiento

ABSTRACT Chapter XXIII: “Love and falling in love (“Amor y enamoramiento”). Marias says love is not an act but a state, a human installation, a psychic reality that occurs due to two conditions: … [Leer más...]

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CONVERSACIONES. Capítulo XXII: La condición amorosa (II)

ABSTRACT Today’s review is about the second part of chapter XXII “La condición amorosa” (“The amorous condition”). In Marías’s opinion, the amorous condition of our life doesn’t come from our … [Leer más...]

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CONVERSACIONES. Capítulo XXII: “La condición amorosa”

ABSTRACT Chapter XXII: “The amorous condition”. (“La condición amorosa”). At the beginning of this chapter Marias retakes the concept of circumstantiality linking it with that of neediness, the … [Leer más...]

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CONVERSACIONES. Capítulo XXI: “La razón vital: masculina y femenina” (II)

ABSTRACT Second part of chapter XXI (“The vital reason: man and woman”) of Julián Marías’ book “Antropología Metafísica”. In the beginning of this part, Marías wonders himself if events as war, … [Leer más...]

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CONVERSACIONES. Capítulo XXI: “La razón vital: masculina y femenina”

ABSTRACT Chapter XXI: “The vital reason: masculine and feminine”. (“La razón vital: masculina y femenina”).   Marías begins this chapter returning to the rationality of women and points out … [Leer más...]

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Capítulo XX: “La figura de la mujer” (II)

CONVERSACIONES   ABSTRACT This is a review of the second part of Chapter XX of Julián Marías’ book “Antropología Metafísica”. In this part, Marías talks about man and woman as … [Leer más...]

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CONVERSACIONES. Capítulo XX: La figura de la mujer

ABSTRACT Chapter XX: “The figure of woman” (“La figura de la mujer”). Marías in the beginning of this chapter uses the story of the Creation of Adam and Eve to introduce us to the issue of … [Leer más...]

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CONVERSACIONES. Capítulo XIX: La figura viril de la vida humana (II)

ABSTRACT   Marías begins this chapter considering that the military tradition in occidental societies has interpreted the word “courage” in a very poor way. This fact has even led us to identify it … [Leer más...]

CONVERSACIONES. Capítulo XIX: “La figura viril de la vida humana”

 ABSTRACT Chapter XIX: “The manly figure of the human life” (“La figura viril de la vida humana”). Marías begins this chapter by doing an etiological research of both the word “man”, referring … [Leer más...]

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CONVERSACIONES. Capítulo XVIII: “El rostro humano”

ABSTRACT   Chapter XVIII, part II: “The human face” (“El rostro humano”). As we have already seen, Marías asserts that we can really discover a person through his/her body and, to be precise, by … [Leer más...]

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CONVERSACIONES. Capítulo XVIII: “El rostro humano”

 ABSTRACT Chapter XVIII, part I: “The human face” (“El rostro humano”). Early in the book, Marías referred to the human face as the front. In this chapter, Marías goes beyond and says that the … [Leer más...]

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CONVERSACIONES. Capítulo XVII: “La condición sexuada” (II)

 ABSTRACT In the following paragraphs, Marías tells us about the second part of chapter XVII of the book “Metaphysical Anthropology” (“Antropología metafísica”).   As we saw last week, due to … [Leer más...]

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CONVERSACIONES. Capítulo XVII: La condición sexuada

ABSTRACT   Chapter XVII; part I: “The sexed condition”.   Today, we are going to study the first part of chapter XVII. In this chapter, Marías underlines the importance of differentiating between … [Leer más...]

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CONVERSACIONES. Capítulo XVI: “La instalación corpórea” (II)

ABSTRACT This is the second part of chapter XVI. Last week, we saw the importance of human body as the concrete way for being in the world, as the way for interacting with the reality. This … [Leer más...]

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CONVERSACIONES. Capítulo XVI: “La instalación corporéa”

 ABSTRACT This new chapter (Chapter XVI, “La instalación corpórea”) talks about Man as a corporeal being. For Marías, it is impossible to isolate the human body from the rest of the world; in his … [Leer más...]