On Mon, Dec 11, 2006 at 06:51:18PM +0000, Cesare Marilungo wrote:
> Fons Adriaensen wrote:
I do understand what you mean to say by this, but still this proposition
remains true. Changing the meaning or use of a word doesn't modify reality,
but only the meaning or use of the word.
And yes, the expression 'the art of ...' is used, and rightly so, and what
it refers to deserves respect. But 'art' in this expression doesn't have
the same meaning as when that word is used on its own. You won't find 'the
art of breadmaking' in any book on art history, and there are good reasons
Lascia la spina, cogli la rosa.