The Subject We Present

We can say that focus the attention of philosophy: knowing. acting. waiting. We will ask ourselves about the human condition in the s. XXI. for what we can – or believe we can – know. for the conditions and limits of this knowledge. for how what we know or believe we know conditions or justifies our moral and political actions and. therefore. social life. We also wonder about what we as individuals and as members of certain societies hope to have or find. what gives meaning and value. in our daily routine. In short. we ask ourselves about the meaning of our human condition and. therefore. about what we know. do and expect. Let’s ask. for example.

The way Hannah Arendt does in the article “The conquest of space and the stature of man” (reading the subject) whether biotechnology. superconductors or nanotechnology they catapult us into our position within. at the very least. the solar system. Is this a sign of our greatness? Or. on the contrary. the still hundreds of armed conflicts and almost daily violence. and the myriads of “leftover” people who have been left out of the capitalist economic system or who survive. despite their work. in conditions of misery. deny us this greatness and sink us into the mud of history and leave us in the clutches of the lion who eats indifferently the Leopardi character who anguished asked Nature for her indifference? If in some respects we can behave like gods.

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Or discover the negative of matter that must Cayman islands phone numbers the infinity of the universe. we can therefore be sure to approach Do we. as Stephen Hawking says at the end of his book History of Time. know the mind of God? That is. are we so close to discovering the laws that govern the universe? Or. in spite of what it sometimes seems. are we far from the truth (even the possibility of asserting its “evidence”) and only building magnificent mirages in the service of power or as effects of power? That is. a few more breaths from the magnificent universe and the unfortunate animals that invented knowledge will disappear charred. Let’s be a little more modest in our questions: To what extent the knowledge we acquire.

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Store and transmit. and which has taken us from the first trunk to cross a river to the most luxurious transatlantic or imposing aircraft carrier. can guide or guide us in articulating our social and personal life. Why don’t we have solutions for the small problems that surround us every day? To a large extent. the way we know how to deal with these questions – or others of lesser importance – and the way we seek and give an answer. conditions not only the nature of our knowledge. but the human condition itself. the meaning and the value of life. The human condition. the possibility of the human being. to rise to the heights of light and truth or to crawl like animals through caverns of darkness and prejudice is present in the founding myths of Western philosophical thought.

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This in the figure of the “Great Chameleon”. The human being is devoid of essence. disfigured. he has only the capacity (power without act) to be begotten like anything. This. however. is not a task only of the will or of the individual. but social and collective. Philosophy. like humanism in general. has among its main values. but most importantly. To give us criteria to guide us in the world. We invite you to read a journey through. Stefan Zweig’s literary career following the theme. Of the concept of ‘homeland’ that moves between the world of Vienna yesterday. The First World War and the arrival of Nazism. An article by Anna Marquès. a student at the UOC’s Master’s in Humanities .

Published in Mozaika ( CAT ) and Chimera ( CAST ). “The day I lost my passport. at the age of 58. I discovered that. with his homeland. the man loses more than a piece. Of delimited land.” Stefan Zweig What was Stefan Zweig’s homeland? Anna Marquès develops an analysis in order to give an answer from. The extensive and complex Heimat concept (homeland in German) and the vision portrayed by the author in his works. It is indisputable that the idea and notion of homeland was transformed into Zweig’s books. A modification closely linked to the course of historical events and the writer’s life. The peculiarity of Anna Marquès’ article is the defense of the thesis.

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