Fri 11 Jun, 2010 01:29 pm - [quote]well I am with the process philosophers.
Process "becoming" change, flux is primary reality.
It is fixed "being" that is an illusion, a concept imposed by mental... (view)
Fri 11 Jun, 2010 12:13 pm - [quote]One might argue that one would learn critical thinking and analysis in more practical humanities/social science disciplines than philosophy. Economics, Politics, and Psychology require... (view)
Tue 8 Jun, 2010 01:06 pm - I seem to keep falling behind here, there's too much interesting stuff being posted for me to keep up if I have to go offline for a while. I want to pull out a couple of things that struck me... (view)
Sat 5 Jun, 2010 07:39 pm - [QUOTE=Reconstructo;173257]Perhaps you will agree that there is a sort of dispassionate passion? Or shall we say a passion that does not seek to possess?
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Sat 5 Jun, 2010 07:06 pm - [QUOTE=Reconstructo;173484]I completely agree. The Good is the Beautiful. Any fixed ethical system is already a reduction, an idolatry, an ossification. And I also agree about the 2. Of course... (view)
Sat 5 Jun, 2010 01:45 pm - Reading over the last several posts here, I thought about this passage from Hans-Georg Gadamer's essay on "Plato's Unwritten Doctrine," which I seem to be obsessed with lately:... (view)
Fri 4 Jun, 2010 09:16 pm - [QUOTE]
I suppose I was especially hoping for some passionate opinions on the matter. In my mind, this is perhaps [U]the crucial issue[/U] in philosophy.
Hmm, and here I'm trying... (view)
Fri 4 Jun, 2010 08:26 pm - [QUOTE]
Below just sort of a summary of my current understanding: with a few more modern process philosophy twists.
I can't speak to the "process philosophy," but your... (view)
Fri 4 Jun, 2010 12:56 pm - [QUOTE=Eudaimonia;172574]At first, I thought your first question would only need a simple response, but now that I've been mulling it over I can't seem to write anything substantial...... (view)
Fri 4 Jun, 2010 11:41 am - [QUOTE]
Afterthought: might this be something like Sheldrake's "formative causation", or "morphic resonance"? I haven't yet got around to reading Sheldrake, so I have... (view)