Symbols

Susanne Katherina Langer (born on 20 December 1895) was an American philosopher of art, who said that:“Art is the objectification of feeling, and the subjectification of nature.” (1)“Art is the creation of forms symbolic of human feeling.” (2) Langer thought that the ability to use symbols underlies all human knowing and understanding and it is… Read More Symbols

Jealousy

       JEALOUSY  (adapted from Fr. jalousie, formed from jaloux, jealous, Low Lat. zelosus, Gr. ζῆλος, ardour, zeal, from the root seen in ζέειν, to boil, ferment; cf. “yeast”), originally a condition of zealous emulation, and hence, in the usual modern sense, of resentment at being (or believing that one is or may be) supplanted or… Read More Jealousy