Aristotle (384-322 BCE)
What did Aristotle really mean when he referred to “phronesis”? Is knowledge eternal? How many ways are there for us to arrive at “truth”? David Blockley explores the concept of practical wisdom and explains why we need to value it.(via oupacademic)
Reading List: Artists’ Selections from the MoMA Library Collection
September 25, 2013–January 6, 2014
The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building
Organized by Rachael Morrison, Senior Library Assistant and Lori Salmon, Library Assistant, MoMA Library.
We’re picking up cues from our culture about the way we live our lives and the pace at which we live our lives. Rest isn’t a priority, because so often rest is confused with laziness.
Rest, instead of being something passive, is actually an act of resistance. We live in The City That Never Sleeps — so resting may be the most countercultural and spiritual thing we do with our lives."