The true function of philosophy is to educate us in the principles of reasoning and not to put an end to further reasoning by the introduction of fixed conclusions.
Language, after all, is only the use of symbols, and Art also can only affect us through symbols.
Only a great actor finds the difficulties of the actor's art infinite.- Ellen Terry
Art is the objectification of feeling, and the subjectification of nature.- Susanne Langer
Any work of art that can be understood is the product of journalism.- Tristan Tzara
Art is subject to arbitrary fashion.- Kary Mullis
Rationalism is the enemy of art, though necessary as a basis for architecture.- Arthur Erickson
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|Birth:||18th April, 1817|
|Death:||28th November, 1878|
George Henry Lewes was born in London, England. He was an English philosopher and critic of literature and theatre. However, he is perhaps best known today for having openly lived with Mary Ann Evans, who wrote under the pen-name George Eliot, as soulmates whose life and writings were enriched by their relationship, despite never marrying. He wrote several books include: Problems of life and mind, The Life of Goethe, Comte's philosophy of the sciences, Ranthorpe, and The life of Maximilien Robespierre.
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