The Return Of The Primitive

Author: Ayn Rand
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101137274
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It was a movement that embraced "flower-power" and psychedelic "consciousness-expansion," that lionized Ho Chi Minh and Fidel Castro and launched the Black Panthers and the Theater of the Absurd.In Return Of The Primitive (originally ...

Primitive Passions

Author: Marianna Torgovnick
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: 0307826112
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Beginning with early 20th-century figures--among them Carl Jung, Isak Dinesen, and Georgia O'Keeffe--who found in "the primitive" a medium for soul-searching and personal change, Torgovnivk probes how the return to the primitive has ...

Technology And Reality

Author: J.K. Feibleman
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9400974558
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No return to unimproved nature there, only the attempt to embellish. The ambition
to be primitive is one no member of any primitive culture ever had; indeed it is a
sophisticated and even a decadent aim, borne perhaps of a diminishing force
and an ebbing talent. Let us see next if what was true of painting was true also of
music. The return to nature in the art of music is clearly represented by program
music. The term itself was first employed by Franz Liszt to describe the program
notes ...

Western Rationality And The Angel Of Dreams

Author: Murray Lionel Wax
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780847693757
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Return. of. the. Primitive. As a young physician specializing in neurology, Freud (
1856-1939) was moved to investigate the properties of coca, a botanical alien to
European biomedicine, although used for centuries by the natives of highland
South America (Byck 1974). Freud's endeavor is the template for this chapter.
While the episode was eventful in Freud's career — as revealed by his dreams
and regrets (The Botanical Monograph" in The Interpretation of Dreams) — his ...

The Fullness Of The Logos In The Key Of Life

Author: Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9789400722576
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How then can the source of his creative elevations be found in the primitive setup
of the human mind? Is the source of the artistic, creative endeavor that would
reach beyond the limitations of the established world that this endeavor is meant
to transcend, that would offer the virginal ground of all forms and feelings, to be
sought, therefore, in the return to the primitive, undeveloped experience of man
and his basic virtualities? If we consider the nature of our experience of life as
such, we ...

Identifying Selfhood

Author: Henry Isaac Venema
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9780791446744
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Although the giving of this gift facilitates the production of thought, the return to a "
primitive naivete," where the "immediacy of belief" (SE 351) is affirmed without
suspicion or doubt, has never been the focus of Ricoeur's philosophical inquiries;
however, the pursuit of a "second naivete," is his constant goal and with his
publication of Oneself as Another (1992) Ricoeur gives new life to the correlation
between commitment and thought. Ricoeur develops his entire philosophy of
selfhood ...

Early Antiquity

Author: I. M. Diakonoff
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226144658
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And despite being limited by mythological reasoning, primitive people's abilities
— when the collective experience was sufficient — to make reasonable decisions
, to associate ideas correctly, to find the real causes of phenomena, and to verify
conclusions were adequate for their needs. In examining the outlines of the early
period of ancient history, ... for the return of this primitive past that the oppressed
people of antiquity longed. For the mass of the people, myths and rituals were
vital.