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Барретт, Уильям

Дата рождения: 1913
Дата смерти: 8. Сентябрь 1992

Уильям Кристофер Барретт — американский философ и историк философии.

Цитаты Барретт, Уильям

„Where feudalism is concrete and organic, with man dominated by the image of the land, capitalism is abstract and calculating in spirit, and severs man from the earth.“

—  William Barrett (philosopher), книга Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy

Источник: Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy (1958), Chapter Two, The Encounter With Nothingness, p. 26

„One does wish that Sartre would pause for a while to regroup his forces. The man really does write too much.“

—  William Barrett (philosopher), книга Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy

Источник: Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy (1958), Chapter Ten, Sartre, p. 224

„The will to power is weakness as well as strength, and the more it is cut off and isolated from the rest of the human personality, the more desperate, in its weakness, it can become.“

—  William Barrett (philosopher), книга Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy

Источник: Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy (1958), Chapter Six, The Flight From Laputa, p. 121

„Faith can no more be described to a thoroughly rational mind than the idea of colors can be conveyed to a blind man.“

—  William Barrett (philosopher), книга Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy

Источник: Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy (1958), Chapter Five, Christian sources, p. 82

„Of all the non-European philosophers, William James probably best deserves to be an Existentialist.“

—  William Barrett (philosopher), книга Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy

Источник: Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy (1958), Chapter One, The Advent of Existentialism, p. 16

„We do not ask ourselves what the ultimate ideas behind our civilization are that have brought us into this danger; we do not search for the human face behind the bewildering array of instruments that man has forged; in a word, we do not dare to be philosophical.“

—  William Barrett (philosopher), книга Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy

Источник: Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy (1958), Chapter One, The Advent of Existentialism, p. 3

„Poets are witnesses to Being before the philosophers are able to bring it into thought.“

—  William Barrett (philosopher), книга Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy

Источник: Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy (1958), Chapter Five, Christian sources, p. 105

„Power as the pursuit of more power inevitably founders in the void that lies beyond itself.“

—  William Barrett (philosopher), книга Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy

Источник: Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy (1958), Chapter Eight, Nietzsche, p. 181

„Jaspers sees the historical meaning of existential philosophy as a struggle to awaken in the individual the possibilities of an authentic and genuine life, in the face of the great modern drift toward a standardized mass society.“

—  William Barrett (philosopher), книга Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy

Источник: Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy (1958), Chapter Two, The Encounter With Nothingness, p. 28

„Anyone who attempts to gain a unified understanding of modern art as a whole is bound to suffer the uncomfortable sensation of having fallen into a thicket of brambles.“

—  William Barrett (philosopher), книга Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy

Источник: Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy (1958), Chapter Three, The Testimony Of Modern Art, p. 37

„Nietzsche's life has all the characteristics of a psychological fatality.“

—  William Barrett (philosopher), книга Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy

Источник: Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy (1958), Chapter Eight, Nietzsche, p. 164

„The instincts of man are so earth-bound that they shrewdly sense it whenever the approach of logic threatens them.“

—  William Barrett (philosopher), книга Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy

Источник: Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy (1958), Chapter Five, Christian sources, p. 87

„The essential freedom, the ultimate and final freedom that cannot be taken from a man, is to say No. This is the basic premise in Sartre's view of human freedom: freedom is in its very essence negative, though the negativity is also creative.“

—  William Barrett (philosopher), книга Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy

Источник: Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy (1958), Chapter Ten, Sartre, p. 215

„Heidegger's philosophy is neither atheism nor theism, but a description of the world from which God is absent.“

—  William Barrett (philosopher), книга Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy

Источник: Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy (1958), Chapter Nine, Heidegger, p. 187

„That existence has meaning, finally, only as the liberty to say No, and by saying No to create a world.“

—  William Barrett (philosopher), книга Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy

Источник: Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy (1958), Chapter Ten, Sartre, p. 217

„A recognition of limits, of boundaries, may be the only thing that prevents power from dizzy collapse.“

—  William Barrett (philosopher), книга Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy

Источник: Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy (1958), Chapter Two, The Encounter With Nothingness, p. 32

„The peasantry are wiser in their ignorance than the savants of St Petersburg in their learning.“

—  William Barrett (philosopher), книга Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy

Источник: Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy (1958), Chapter Six, The Flight From Laputa, p. 128

„The decline of religion in modern times means simply that religion is no longer the uncontested center and ruler of man's life, and that the Church is no longer the final and unquestioned home and asylum of his being.“

—  William Barrett (philosopher), книга Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy

Источник: Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy (1958), Chapter Two, The Encounter With Nothingness, p. 20

„Now at the end, we come back to the beginning: to the situation of the world here and now, from which all understanding must start and to which it must return. In all existential thinking it is we ourselves, the questioners, who are ultimately in question.“

—  William Barrett (philosopher), книга Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy

Источник: Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy (1958), Chapter Eleven, The Place Of The Furies, p. 237

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