Daily Archives: January 30, 2018

Dante’s PURGATORY, Canto 1: VENUS

Engraver: Gustave Doré *** VENUS *** Venus: love’s planet Can’t be seen in Inferno Dante sees it here *** NOTE: The Inferno is always dark, but no stars and planets can be seen there. The Mountain of Purgatory has both … Continue reading

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NOTES on Plato (427?-347 B.C.E.): The Visible and the Invisible

PLATO https://pixabay.com/en/bronze-plato-scholar-610837/ Plato (427?-347 B.C.E.) is one of the giants of philosophy. Part of his accomplishment was to create a complete philosophical system, one whose parts — metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, political and social philosophy, etc. — were closely integrated. Some … Continue reading

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