“The eye is the lamp of the body. So, if your eye is healthy, your whole body will be full of light, but if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light in you is darkness, how great is the darkness! –Matthew 6:22-23 Beauty is indeed objective; yet, … Continue reading Beauty as Subjective, I
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How Aristotle may help us Conceptualize the Conflict between Ordinary Perception and Modern Science Annotated Bibliography This project serves to fulfill a requirement of PHS 611: Classical Logic and Epistemology, taught by Dr. Philippe Yates, Spring 2018 Continue reading The Two Tables from an Aristotelian Perspective
This from his book on epistemology: Certitude cannot be construed as a search for relief from the weight of singular existence The Philosophy of Knowledge, p.293-294 I would add only that in laying hold of truth by the free assent of the inner man, in discovering that certain truths are subjective insofar as they are … Continue reading A Brief Quote from Kenneth T. Gallagher
Annotated Bibliography This serves as partial fulfillment for PHS 611: Classical Logic and Epistemology, taught by Dr. Philippe Yates, Spring 2018 Continue reading Annotated Bibliography for a Presentation on The Two Tables from an Aristotelian Perspective
In some sense, we all need to escape from subjectivity. We all experience different forms of self enclosure and alienation. Whether we fail to make friends as children (or as adults), whether our interior experience fails to harmonize with reality, or reality fails to harmonize with our interior needs, whether we experience rejection personally or … Continue reading Descartes Failed Escape Plan
Wonder (θαυμάζειν) for both Aristotle and for Plato was the beginning of Philosophy (cf. Theaetetus & Metaphysics). This distinctive mark of authentic philosophy serves to: A. Distinguish philosophy from the arts and sciences The arts and sciences begin from need. How can I feed my family or move this rock? The sciences may move on … Continue reading Wonder as the Beginning