Combining Philosophers

Ideas for Michael Burke, Peter Abelard and E.M. Cioran

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1. Philosophy / B. History of Ideas / 1. History of Ideas
Ideas are neutral, but people fill them with passion and weakness [Cioran]
A nation gives expression to its sum of values, and is then exhausted [Cioran]
Intelligence only fully flourishes at the end of a historical period [Cioran]
The history of ideas (and deeds) occurs in a meaningless environment [Cioran]
Some thinkers would have been just as dynamic, no matter when they had lived [Cioran]