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renaissance
used in The Magic Mountain

6 uses
  • The Renaissance as the origin of the deification of the state?
    6.3 - The City of God and Evil Deliverance (49% in)
  • The Renaissance, the Enlightenment, and the teachings of nineteenth-century science and economics have omitted nothing, absolutely nothing, that seemed even vaguely useful for furthering such degradation, beginning with modern astronomy—which turned the focal point of the universe, that sublime arena where God and Satan struggled to possess the creature whom they both ardently coveted, into an unimportant little planet, and, for now at least, has put an end to man's grand position in...
    6.3 - The City of God and Evil Deliverance (38% in)
  • Or, conversely, your Renaissance astronomers discovered the truth, and the cosmos is infinite, which means there is no world that transcends the senses, no dualism; the world beyond is absorbed into this world, the polarity of God and nature is annulled, and since the human personality is no longer the battlefield of two hostile principles, but rather harmonious and unified, all human conflict stems from the clash between the interests of the individual and of society as a whole, and...
    6.3 - The City of God and Evil Deliverance (47% in)
  • The achievements that the Renaissance and the Enlightenment wrested from the past—and may I emphasize, my dear sir, the struggles contained in that verb—were individual human personality, human rights, and human freedom.
    6.3 - The City of God and Evil Deliverance (49% in)
  • I am more or less aware that the Renaissance gave birth to what is known as liberalism, individualism, humanistic citizenship, and all that.
    6.3 - The City of God and Evil Deliverance (51% in)
  • Hans Castorp picked up a newspaper, and moving toward the open door that led to the music room, he sat down, his back to the portieres, on the chair that happened to be there—a plush-covered Renaissance chair, with a high, straight back and no arms, for those who wish to visualize it.
    7.3 - Vingt et un (7% in)

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