Posts tagged: Karl Jaspers

  • Gerrit van Honthorst (Dutch, 1592 - 1656 ), The Concert, 1623, oil on canvas, Patrons' Permanent Fund and Florian Carr Fund

    The Renaissance Man/Woman

    A wise friend recently made the observation to me: “People living in a renaissance are generally not aware that they are.” In other words, it’s doubtful that those who lived in Europe during the 15th and 16th centuries thought to themselves, “Well, this is the great period of enlightenment and transformation!” They went about their… Read more »