Thursday, August 30, 2007

Paparella, Emanuel L. "Vico's Poetic Philosophy." OVI June 15, 2007.

There are two dangerous extremes in modern Western philosophy: that of mythos without logos leading to a false transcendence and ushering in the Nietzschean charismatic Man; and that of logos without mythos leading to pure rationalism and ushering in technocratic Man. In between those dangerous extremes there is Vico’s poetic philosophy, humanistic, holistic and able to harmonize the two extremes. . . .

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