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Bass Gianluca Buratto was an eloquent Seneca, the old philosopher who pays with his life for daring to challenge the emperor’s decision to replace the empress Ottavia (the dignified and affecting mezzo Marianna Pizzolato) with his mistress Poppea.
Wilkinson also cites the important libertarian philosopher Robert Nozick as a property rights absolutist.
Salvador Minuchin was inspired to help young delinquents after a high school teacher, quoting the philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau, described them as victims of society.
Arguably, as philosopher Charles Mills contends, it is embedded in the Enlightenment liberalism that informs the whole idea of America.
On one side, there's the American hero, Herb Brooks, versus the philosopher/handyman/martial arts ninja Mr. Miyagi.
The nearby Krishnamurti Library also has gorgeous grounds and a comprehensive collection of the teachings of the philosopher and sage, for anyone in a seriously reflective mood.
This is a coach, after all, who quotes St. Augustine, the early Christian theologian and philosopher.
Among the more famous riders were the Chicago novelist Nelson Algren and French philosopher Simone de Beauvoir, who would take the train to Algren's Miller home.
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