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CONVERSACIONES. Capítulo XV: “La estructura sensorial del mundo” (II)

ABSTRACT   Last week, we commented on the senses of touch and sight; in this part, Marías analyzes the sense of hearing. Marías considers the hearing as the sense of the environment. That’s … [Leer más...]

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CONVERSACIONES. Capítulo XV. “La estructura sensorial del mundo”

  ABSTRACT In the beginning of this chapter, Marías classifies the senses. For him, the senses have a clear hierarchy, so three are the senses which, in a primary way of understanding, form … [Leer más...]

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CONVERSACIONES. Capítulo XIV: “La sensibilidad como transparencia” (II)

ABSTRACT Today, we are going to analyze the second part of Chapter XIV: La sensibilidad como transparencia (“The sensitivity as transparency”).   In the beginning of this second part, Marías … [Leer más...]

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CONVERSACIONES. Capítulo XIV: “La sensibilidad como transparencia”

ABSTRACT This review is about the first part of Chapter XIV “La sensibilidad como transparencia” (“The sensitivity as transparency”).   In this chapter, Marías talks again about the importance of … [Leer más...]

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CONVERSACIONES. Capítul XIII: “La mundanidad” (II)

 ABSTRACT Today, we are studying the second part of chapter XIII: “The worldliness” (“La mundanidad”).   In this part, Marías says that the world (the circumstance) can be named “my own nature”, … [Leer más...]

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CONVERSACIONES. Capítulo XIII: “La mundanidad”

ABSTRACT Chapter XIII, part I: “The worldliness” In this chapter, Marías says that the world is an ingredient of human life which pertains to the analytical theory of life. From an analytical … [Leer más...]

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CONVERSACIONES. Capítulo XII. “La estructura vectorial de la vida” (II)

ABSTRACT Last week we commented on the first part of Chapter XII and we talked about how Marías compares the sensorial structure of life with an arrow, and how he introduces the concepts of … [Leer más...]

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CONVERSACIONES. Capítulo XII: “La estructura vectorial de la vida”

ABSTRACT Chapter XII: “La estructura vectorial de la vida” In the beginning of this chapter, Marías compares an arrow to our way of moving forward in life. In his opinion, although an arrow … [Leer más...]

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CONVERSACIONES: Capítulo XI. Las formas de instalación II

CONVERSACIONES ABSTRACT Today, we are going to analyze the second part of chapter XI. Last week, we have been talking about human life as a reality which comprises different situations to get … [Leer más...]

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CONVERSACIONES. Capítulo XI: “Las formas de instalación”

ABSTRACT In this chapter, Marías tells us again that an important characteristic of human life is being futuristic. In Marías opinion, Spanish philosophers haven’t talked so much about what the … [Leer más...]

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CONVERSACIONES. Capítulo X. “Antropología metafísica: La estructura empírica” (II)

ABSTRACT Today, we will talk about the second part of chapter X “La estructura empírica” (“The empirical structure”). As we have said in part one, it is necessary to have an element as a link … [Leer más...]

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CONVERSACIONES. Capítulo X. “Antropología metafísica: La estructura empírica”

 ABSTRACT Today, we are going to analyze the first part of chapter X “La estructura empírica” (“The empirical structure”). In this part, Marías wonders himself about the structure of human life. … [Leer más...]

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CONVERSACIONES. Capítulo IX. Antropología metafísica. Aparición del hombre (II)

ABSTRACT Today, we are going to analyze the second part of chapter 9 “La aparición del hombre” (“Man’s appearance”). In this part, Marías emphasizes again the idea that we have already studied … [Leer más...]

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CONVERSACIONES. Capítulo IX. Antropología metafísica: Aparición del hombre.

ABSTRACT Today, we are going to reflect on the first part of chapter IX: “Man’s appearance” of Julián Marías’ book “metaphysical anthropology”. Marías begins this chapter talking as follows: … [Leer más...]

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Conversaciones. Capítulo VIII de Antropología metafísica: Interpretación, teoría, razón (II)

ABSTRACT Today, we are going to analyze the second part of chapter VIII: “Interpretación, Teoría y Razón” (“Interpretation, Theory and Reason”). In this chapter, Marías expounds his own theory … [Leer más...]