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  • (Genie as the characteristic of an era or of a nation was used by other German authors at that time; how - ever, the term Geist was generally preferred for the national characteristic.)

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • Along with other parallel terms, the term Geist and Volksgeist, however, connote a spirit not outside but inside a certain entity.

    VOLKSGEIST

  • Connotatively, the German word Geist is related in meaning to the Hebrew ruah, to the Greek pneuma, and to the Latin spiritus.

    VOLKSGEIST

  • This is even truer for G.W.F. Hegel for whom art is nothing less than one of the forms of absolute spirit, what he calls Geist, defined as the essence of the world.

    Integral Options Cafe

  • For it to be truly categorized as the spirit of an entire age clearly the German word Geist better conveys the meaning intended, the basic ends intended by those who have this spirit and the meanings which this spirit attributes to things, must be shared by the preponderant part of the population of a society or, at least, by those elites who both lead society and create the opinion of the masses.1 It is this spirit, which came to dominate the opinion-making and power structures of Christendom, which must be located historically.

    Catholicism, Protestantism, and Capitalism: Part II

  • Perpetual graduate student Joseph Geist is at his wit's end.

    The Executor by Jesse Kellerman: Book summary

  • The Adventures of Phoebe Zeit-Geist is brilliant and no one knows it.

    Artist Frank Springer passes away | Robot 6 @ Comic Book Resources – Covering Comic Book News and Entertainment

  • I think Geist is probably up to his ass in alligators already with this as well.

    Canadian ISPs laud new anti-spam bill

  • Update 3: Gavin sez, Michael Geist is a CIRA board member and has reaffirmed that CIRA did not suspend the domain at the behest of Volpe.

    - Boing Boing

  • But I doubt any of your neighbors in Geist were effected so no biggie, right Mitch?

    Sometimes Change Isn't a Good Thing

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