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    The Weeping Philosopher vs the Laughing Philosopher(s)

    I’ll have to quibble with Johannes Moreelse‘s depiction of Democritus (he seems to me to look more impish than simply laughing) but otherwise this early 1600’s painting is a brilliant contrast between Heraclitus (the weeping philosopher) and Democritus (the laughing philosopher). For a better portrayal …

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