Notes from the attic

Posts tagged with hermann-hesse

  1. Hermann Hesse: Artists & Psychoanalysis

    [Psychoanalysis] demands a truthfulness toward oneself to which we are not accustomed. It teaches us to see, to recognise, to examine, and to take seriously exactly those things that we had been most successful in repressing in ourselves. For some of us there’s nothing of higher value in the pursuit…

  2. Hermann Hesse: On talent and vocation

    All these virtues […] are the hallmarks of the true human being per se, of the un-enslaved, unmechanised man, of the reverent and responsible human being, no matter what his profession.“   Hermann Hesse’s brilliant and sensible presentation - in the form of a letter- of the relation between…

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