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The “Grace” of the Real: Some Considerations in the Wake of Jankélévitch

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Following up on Vladimir Jankélévitch, this essay considers the category of “grace” (charis) in its rich polysemy and inseparable connection with the notion of “occasion” (kairós). Jankélévitch’s philosophy is focused precisely on the notion of “charme,” which is one of the most emblematic cognates of the ancient term charis. In Jankélévitch, “grace” becomes the “motivation” of the real, understood (according to a register that echoes Bergson’s teachings) as movement, producer of forms, without substance. Leggi tutto »

 
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Numero 17 GRACE July, 2016 - Autore:

 

Questa inconstante dea: Machiavelli’s amoral Fortuna

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Machiavelli often portrays fortuna as an inconstant, amoral power that gives or takes benefits regardless of its beneficiaries’ or victims’ merits. Yet though fortune appears omnipotent, he also insists that human beings have a power of their own – virtú – that can reduce its impact. Leggi tutto »

 
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Numero 12 LUCK October, 2014 - Autore:

 

“Vous Faites Fortune Deesse…”: Turns and Returns of Fortune in the Roman de la Rose

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In the Roman de la Rose, one of the masterpieces of medieval French literature, begun by Guillaume de Lorris around 1230 and completed by Jean de Meun between 1270 and 1280, the allegory of Fortune has a prominent place, especially in the second part of the work, where more than two thousand verses are devoted to her personification. Leggi tutto »

 
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Numero 12 LUCK October, 2014 - Autore:

 

The Faces of Fortune: Notes on a Renaissance Debate

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This essay offers some thoughts on the Renaissance debate about fortune, a topic which expresses a common belief and involves the fundamental philosophical question of human destiny and actions. Fortune is in fact used to describe the relation between human beings and contingency. The goal of the essay is to propose some examples of how “Fortuna” is present in Renaissance philosophy.

 
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Numero 12 LUCK October, 2014 - Autore:

 
 
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