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Athens and Jerusalem by Lev Shestov
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Athens and Jerusalem

by Lev Shestov

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"The greatest good of man is to discourse daily about virtue." Plato, Apology, 38A
"Whatsoever is not of faith is sin." St. Paul, Romans, 14:23.
"Necessity does not allow itself to be persuaded." Aristotle, Metaphysics, 1015a, 32.
"The beginning of philosophy is the recognition f its own powerlessness and of the impossibility of fighting against necessity." Epictetus, Dissertation, II, ii.
"Happiness is not the reward of virtue but virtue itself." Spinoza, Ethics, V, 42.
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To Nancy, Rachel and Joseph Martin
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We live surrounded by an endless multitude of mysteries.
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