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Questions tagged [poetry]

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Is the couplet about mathematics and poetry about logocentricism and deconstructionism?

I find this couplet really interesting: Mathematics is the art of giving the same name to different things Poetry is the art of giving different names to the same thing The first one is made ...
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The difference between poetry and philosophy, and whether a quote can describe a philosophy

What is the key difference between philosophy and poetry? Can a quote be identified as poetic with a philosophical idea hidden within it? For example Albert Einstein once said: Imagination is more ...
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Are here (in *semiotics*) technical terms for, and treatments in philosophy of, the use of “transparent” symbols in *monochrome* communication? [closed]

Questions. (0) Is there (especially in the Semiotics literature) a technical term for, and are there technical philosophical writings on, the use of "transparent" symbols to convey meaning in ...
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Term for cohesion/unity (in art)

I am trying to remember a term I once heard/read in a document -- I believe -- related to poetry and music. If not mistaken, the term was introduced by Aristotle/Plato, and it defines that: a piece of ...
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Reference - Heidegger on Hölderlin's translations?

Surely Heidegger was well aware of the enormous power of Hölderlin's translations, especially of Sophocles' tragedies. Did Heidegger write something about this facet of Hölderlin?
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What are “Things” in Letters to a Young Poet?

I know Letters to a Young Poet, a work composed of letters by the poet Rainer Maria Rilke, is probably not very canonical but it does address philosophical and existential questions so I hope someone ...
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According to the Natural Law, should poetry rhyme?

I usually ask questions like this on Christianity.SE, but I've got a feeling it's better suited here. And just to be clear, I want only Natural Law (Aristotle, Aquinas, etc) answers pointing to ...
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What is it like to be a groundhog? [closed]

In North America, we celebrate a glorious holiday called Groundhog Day. On the second of February, the marmots awaken and leave their burrows, along with their families, to examine the weather. If ...
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Any philosophy in verse

Did anyone ever try to write philosophy in verse? Anyone in any tradition, which makes the question v broad but thanks.