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More of a moralist than a philosopher though his name

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(farmers/merchants), and Shudras (laborers). More of a moralist than a philosopher (though his name is arguably the most widely recognized), Nietzsche hated Western civilization with a passion and spent much of his time denouncing it. He believed in a superman that would bring salvation, an ordinary man who could will himself to power and live at the height of passion and creativity. Religion within the Limits of Reason Alone, believed that reality extended only so far as an individual’s personal degree of “knowing,” and it is impossible to “know” things that one cannot experience firsthand But human nature does not go backward, and we never return to the times of innocence and equality, when we have once departed from them.” Man good, civilization corrupts Critique of Pure Reason in 1781. Two Treatises on Government, influenced the writing of the Declaration of Independence, An Essay Concerning Human Understanding to outline the principles of empiricism. Leviathan, and believed that human life on its own was “solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short.” Seventeenth-century British philosopher who argued for a strong, even brutal government in order to keep humanity from becoming savages. c. 427–c. 347 BC Greek philosopher, a student of Socrates, wrote Republic and Symposium, expressed his philosophical beliefs largely through fictional dialogues Greek, Plato’s teacher, he was later condemned to death by drinking poison hemlock by fellow Athenians for his alleged atheism chief designer of modern socialist and communist practices. He wrote Das Kapital, an expose of Marxism and a foundation for socialism around the world.proletariet, Borgeious City of God, a defense of Christianity against pagan animosity, and On the Trinity. Confessions
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Poets Chaucer, Geoffrey The Canterbury Tales, Whan that Aprill with his shoures soote Milton Paradise Lost, Behemoth: biggest born of earth, upheaved His vastness Tennyson, Alfred Lord Donne, John Pope, Alexander An Essay on Criticism (a little learning is a dangerous thing), Sephyr Shakespeare Blake, William Nash, Ogden The Turtle Burns, Robert cummings, e.e. (first letter lowercase, time in French prison) Robinson, Edward Arlington The Mill, Richard Cory (suicide), Mr. Flood's Party Hughes, Langston Wordsworth, William (discusses wastfulness and indifference of humans toward nature. Nature often his theme) The World is too much with us Herrick, Robert Frost, Robert Dickenson, Emily Emerson, Ralph Waldo Whitman, Walt (gay American, outbursts of thrilled emotion) Leaves of Grass (collection of 30), Sang this- Song of Myself, Yeats, William Butler Algelou, Maya The Rock Cries out to us Today, Million Man March, I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings Browning, Robert Plath, Sylvia (Suicide at 30, dark macabre pieces) Ariel, Crossing the Water, Winter Trees Housman, AE To an athlete dying young Caroll, Lewis (Charles Dodgsen), Jabberwocky Kinnel, Galway Blackberry eating Thomas, Dylan Do not Go Gentle into that good night Atwood, Margaret (Candian poet and novelist) Landcrab, In the Secular Night, This is a photograph of me St, Vincent Millay, Edna
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