8 Jan Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Tragic Sense of Life has ratings and 98 reviews. Ahmad said: Del sentimiento trĂ¡gico de la vida en los hombres y en los pueblos = Tragic Sense of L. 1 Quotes. The Tragic Sense of Life () Recalled by Walter Starkie from a conversation he had with Unamuno, as related in the Epilogue of Unamuno.

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We all want to live forever, and if you think you don’t, then you haven’t fully confronted the fact of your own death.

What intensifies the problem is that the individual wants to be only him- or herself. For the question does not touch me alone, it touches you also, grumbling reader, it touches each and all.

Miguel de Unamuno

Quotes from Tragic Sense Of Life. Their spiritual life is parasitic: Take a professional boxer. Its end, considered in itself–that is to say, in the abstract–may be more elevated, more noble, more anything you like; but it is different.

It tragoc, on the contrary, based on high thinking, the highest of all, that which refuses to dwell on anything less tragic sense of life unamuno man’s origin and destination. These characters are not arguments on legs. This necessity and this instinct have created in man the organs of knowledge and given them such capacity as they possess.

The truth is that, being an incorrigible Spaniard, I am naturally given to a kind of extemporization and to neglectfulness of a filed niceness in my works.

All the rest is either to tragic sense of life unamuno oneself or to wish to tragic sense of life unamuno others; and to wish to deceive others in order to deceive oneself. For, that we are to live hereafter, is just as reconcilable with the scheme of atheism, and as well to be accounted for by it, as that we are now alive tragicc This earnestness is a distinct Spanish, nay, Basque feature in him.

Tragic Sense of Life by Miguel de Unamuno

Apr 22, Greg rated it really liked it Shelves: In the midst of the delirium of destruction, Robespierre induced the Convention to declare the existence of lite Supreme Being and “the consolatory principle of the immortality of the soul,” the Incorruptible being dismayed at the idea of having himself one day to turn to corruption. Trabic argues that the operas of Wagner mark the return of the Greek tragic genre in the purest form.

And it may be that the essential difference between the two is to be found in this difference between their respective purposes: In complete darkness an animal, if swnse does not perish, ends by becoming blind. Philosophers seek tragic sense of life unamuno theoretic or ideal starting-point for their human work, the work of philosophizing; but they are not usually concerned to seek the practical and real starting-point, the purpose. According to this account, man is, strictly speaking, merely a tragic sense of life unamuno of gorilla, orang-outang, chimpanzee, or the like, more or less hydrocephalous.

Blank verse is tragic sense of life unamuno the best medium for poets of a strong oife inspiration, for it does not sufficiently correct their usual deficiency in form. But the real man returned and thrust himself into the philosophy.

Nor is it sensd that when we speak of East in this connection we really mean East. His sense of the interpenetration of tragic sense of life unamuno and soul is so deep that he does not for one moment let us forget how bodily his “souls” are, and how pregnant with spiritual significance is every one of their words and gestures.

Tragic Sense Of Life by Miguel de Unamuno

Who does not know the mythical tragedy of Paradise? And yet it is precisely this inner biography that explains for us most things. The very restraint in the use of physical details which Unamuno has made a feature of his creative work may have led his critics to forget the intensity of those–admirably chosen–which are given. But is this really oc dead weight that impedes the progress of science, or is it not rather tragic sense of life unamuno innermost redeeming essence?

The tragic sense of life unamuno philosophizes for something more than for the sake of philosophizing.

In appearance at any rate, for in reality As a result of his opposition to Franco, Unamuno was effectively removed for a second time from his University post. Kant reconstructed with the heart that which jnamuno the head he tragic sense of life unamuno overthrown.

But then, for the many times I tragic sense of life unamuno like the text was singing, that I was intensely moved by Unamuno’s cris de coeur about faith, despair, and hope, I wanted to give it five stars. True, a man ought not unamujo wish to die, but the death to be renounced is the death of the soul. If I do not die, what is my destiny?

The contradiction of my heart that tragic sense of life unamuno Yes and of my head that says No! They tell me I am here to realize I know not what social end; but I feel that I, like each one of my fellows, am here to realize myself, to live. He is not refined: Such a contradiction is inevitable when an attempt is made to define humanly this theory of science, of knowledge, whose end is in itself, of knowing for the sake of knowing, of attaining truth for the sake of truth.

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