The act of willing this or that, of choosing among various courses of conduct, is central in the realm of ethics.
The cause-effect sequences in our brains are just as determining, just as inescapable, as anywhere else in Nature.
The big artist keeps an eye on nature and steals her tools.- Thomas Eakins
The writer is by nature a dreamer - a conscious dreamer.- Carson McCullers
Nature is usually wrong.- James McNeill Whistler
Nature has planted in our minds an insatiable longing to see the truth.- Marcus Tullius Cicero
For the mind disturbed, the still beauty of dawn is nature's finest balm.- Edwin Way Teale
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|Birth:||28th March, 1902|
|Death:||26th April, 1995|
|Profession:||Activist, Philosopher, Professor, Writer|
Corliss Lamont was born in Englewood, New Jersey. He was an American philosopher, professor and writer. As a part of his political activities he was the Chairman of National Council of American-Soviet Friendship starting from the early 1940s. Lamont graduated as valedictorian of Phillips Exeter Academy in 1920, and magna cum laude from Harvard University in 1924. He received his Ph.D. in philosophy in 1932 from Columbia. Lamont taught at Columbia, Cornell, Harvard, and the New School for Social Research. He wrote a book about the Soviet Union and praised what he saw there: "The people are better dressed, food is good and plentiful, everyone seems confident, happy and full of spirit".
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