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The Daily Book of Art by David Schmidt, Rebecca J Razo, Elizabeth T. Gilbert, Amy Runyen, Sharon Robinson, Gabriel Guzman, Dylan Gilbert, Colin Gilbert

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image DAY 292 PHILOSOPHY OF ART

Art and Language

COMMUNICATION AND UNDERSTANDING

“Language is the blood of the soul into which thoughts run and out of which they grow.” —Oliver Wendell Holmes

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Philosophy texts can be tough to read, to say the least (remember our quote from Schopenhauer?). This is partly because they were typically written long ago and translated from other languages. The main reason for their notorious impenetrability, though, is that philosophers tend to deliberately create their own jargon. They introduce new terminology ...

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