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Unformatted text preview: outwards, and has the wisdom of both past and future. Slide 4-4: DÜRER: Adam and Eve Dürer, Albrecht. The Complete Engravings, Etchings and Drypoints. Ed. By Walter Strauss. NY: Dover, 1972. Aristotle said, " most human things go in pairs ." We have many sets of dualities, like night and day, hot, cold, etc. and especially male, female. sun moon light darkness heat cold fire water day night active passive male female Yin and Yang The Chinese believed that heaven and earth produced everything by the interaction of opposites called Yang and Yin, the masculine Yang and the feminine Yin, just as offspring are the result of the interaction of a male and a female parent....
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- Fall '10
- Chinese philosophy, Yin and yang, Yin, Greek god Janus