Masaryk's Realism and the Czech Nation; A Study of a Philosophy and Its Significance in the Life of a Nation

Masaryk's Realism and the Czech Nation; A Study of a Philosophy and Its Significance in the Life of a Nation

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: intrcducin_r; tc Mme anether new nape, t!-at e!' Ivan F'-.!I5: lx'jevsIr3;, a the father ef Ruseiau rtlevcphiliam. It was the first time the 07ee71s heard an expcsitian ef the ideals cf the east. The Ruasicrfls eriticism ef western civilizatien seurxled strange. The idea that tiassryk sheuld care te eensider the 'uarceqe;nize1' philanncphy ef Ruasia was uni: eerd ef. This was just the beginning; cf."nsary!r'e interest in the Russian pecple; it was his first ettezrrpt te interpret ene Elev natian te annethem Abeve all, it was an effert te netre elecr te Czech huesephiies what it was they were seekinr; in den: anding alliance with the culture ef Busaie. I!IssnryIr'a atmg;le with the preblem ef tmewleflr: e was renifeste: l in many exeeptieml ways. One instance is werthy ef nste. In 1884-he aI'x';m-,0t1 a serics cf icetmmeq an the study cf the pcetic art. Even that we senethin, ef a sheck, fer Ileseryk had. always streamed the autherity cf micntifle reflceticm What ceuld a scicntific mn may ean-i cerninr; pcetry? t1nr=ery!r dcelareat, 'Artistic ebservatian in the truest fem ef knee'1er'Hr-,0. I say it serieualy and nin-'eerely. The trneu1e1; e which the artist gets baa irnerliate O O 0 O O 0 0O 0 reference tc actual things and thus cmstitutcs the truest way ef grcspinq the werld.' flsceryk was very much nuzzled abeut cerrect ebservatian. ne wanted te stcte fer his netian chat the true methed ef rnewledne wce. We had e realistic canceptien cf truth, and was fceling his way te en understanding c9 ratienal precesses se that he ceuld deseribe hew it was pcssible tc kncw cenerete reality. Uniens he ceuld de that he iclt he was incapable ef teaching te natien te give up its nrejudicee. A...
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  • Paperback | 44 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236986547
  • 9781236986542