Ariel has ratings and 16 reviews. Dusty said: I picked up this English translation of José Enrique Rodó’s admired and detested essay at Goodwill. No,.. . Ariel, by José Enrique Rodó. The book is an extended monologue delivered by a teacher to his pupils. In a sense, it is like a Platonic dialogue. Ariel [José Enrique Rodó] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is.

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He arile both of these embody a sense of beauty, and most important, both realms recognize the significance of devoting oneself to an activity of the mind. Paperback74 pages.

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Want to Read saving…. Having insatiable curiosity they have made education an institution of greater worth esteem than prosperity, and by their ingenuity and labor have mastered means enriqye in turn they have bestowed on the rest of the world. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Fernanda rated it really liked it Mar 30, I’d give it more stars, but Latin American intellectual history is not something that I’ve ever researched.

Such practice can and will affect the spirit.

You are commenting using your WordPress. Alessiobob rated it liked it Feb 15, For him, disinterested motives are the highest: Sobre su masa indiferente y oscura, como tierra del surco, algo desciende de lo alto.

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Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x But this tradition emphasizes morality in a way that finds its most common expression, at its highest, in the mediocre morality of Benjamin Franklin, from which it has declined considerably. Algo para destacar de su ensayo Ariel, es la belleza y delicadeza de su escritura, ese modernismo latente en su pluma, donde se ve claramente reflejada esa influencia de estilo francesa.

Apr 28, Drew Maher rated it liked it. Generations of statesmen, intellectuals, and literary figures have been formed by this book, either in championing its teachings or in reacting against them.

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The narrative, allegorically-inspired by Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest,’ sees the professorial ‘Prospero’ observe a debate between ‘Ariel’-representing Latin America- and ‘Caliban This landmark essay by Jose Rodo is endique easy-reading, but its message is profound, and as relevant, if not more so, today as it was in the year Classical Greece, he tells us, came as the smile of history.

Dispatched from the UK in enriqu business days When will my order arrive? The nature of the work is contemplative and philosophical.

A criticism of North American culture and ethos from one of the most influential thinkers of Latin America. I emphasize his zriel language because it adds even another layer of elitism to his writing. Prospero continues by warning his students against falling prey to admiration of the United States.

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Ariel denounces Caliban’s materialism and Benthamian utilitarianism.

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He points out that utilitarianism relies on specialization and materialism, and that consequently, the wealth of our minds is affected. The people of the USA present an admirable respect for work and a shrewd ability that ought to be practiced by all true men.

Diana rated it liked it Sep 02, Prophet in the Wilderness Peter G. So—he concludes—while I do not love them, Joe certainly admire.

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A mixed bag for sure. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Urban Latin America Alejandro Portes.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. The specialization of jobs causes societies to become underdeveloped as opposed to evolving towards maturity.

I need to understand more about Hegelian thought and Romanticism, but it is certainly in that stream of thought, where cultures contribute to the progress of the human spirit. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Francis of AssisiSchillerand Guyau.