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Classic EssaysNietzsche

Everyone familiar with the world of ideas has heard the term “Nietzschean” invoked as an allusion to the purported beliefs of the great German philosopher, but what does this term really mean and why does it matter? In this series we will examine excerpts from Nietzsche’s
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Essays

Florentine artist made truly realistic art possible again, after centuries of Christian decay and neglect FILIPPO BRUNELLESCHI is probably not among the names most people associate with the Renaissance, but he should be. He was a true genius and one of the greatest minds around Florence in a time…
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by Alain de Benoist IN THE FIFTEENTH and sixteenth centuries, the Renaissance was genuinely a re-naissance, a rebirth. “It involved,” as Ernest Renan said, “seeing Antiquity face to face.” Yet that rebirth was not a journey backward nor a simple resurgence of the past,…
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