Metaphysics
epub |eng | | Author:van Inwagen, Peter; [Van Inwagen, Peter]

PART THREE THE INHABITANTS OF THE WORLD INTRODUCTION TO PART THREE The final part of this book is about us, the inhabitants of the World. That is, it is about ...
( Category: Metaphysics November 18,2017 )
epub |eng | | Author:Donald Davidson [Davidson, Donald]

III The salient point that emerges so far is that we must distinguish firmly between causes and the features we hit on for describing them, and hence between the question ...
( Category: Humanism June 8,2017 )
epub |eng | | Author:Michael Dummett [Dummett, Michael]

A semantic theory of this kind is, evidently, a highly non-realistic one, since it involves rejecting the principle of bivalence. A realistic theory, on the other hand, incorporates the principle ...
( Category: Epistemology June 7,2017 )
epub |eng | 2003-11-30 | Author:George Berkeley [Berkeley, George]

103. ATTRACTION SIGNIFIES THE EFFECT, NOT THE MANNER OR CAUSE.--The great mechanical principle now in vogue is attraction. That a stone falls to the earth, or the sea swells towards ...
( Category: Epistemology June 7,2017 )
epub |eng | 2012-06-01 | Author:Edward F. Kelly

Augoeides Ochēma: Taking the Shape of the Gods As intermediary between immortal soul and mortal body it is the ochēma through which the soul becomes bound to and released from ...
( Category: History & Surveys June 2,2017 )
epub |eng | 2017-04-23 | Author:Julius Evola [Evola, Julius]

Chapter 18: The “Animal Ideal” The Sentiment of Nature The transcendent dimension may also become active in reaction to the processes responsible for a steady erosion of many ties to ...
( Category: Class May 28,2017 )
epub |eng | 2016-11-06 | Author:Franz Kafka [Kafka, Franz]

86 Ever since Original Sin, we are basically all alike in our ability to know Good and Evil; even so, this is where we seek a particular advantage. Actually, it’s ...
( Category: Existentialism March 15,2017 )
epub |eng | 2011-03-09 | Author:Hales, Steven D.;

17 Secularism, Liberalism, and Relativism AKEEL BILGRAMI Abstract This chapter explores the issue of relativism in ethics and politics by looking to a specific form of ethical and political conflict ...
( Category: History & Surveys January 12,2017 )
epub |eng | 2007-12-06 | Author:Kant, Immanuel; Walker, Nicholas; Meredith, James Creed

Indeed this concept leads reason into an order of things entirely different from that of a mere mechanism of nature, which mere mechanism no longer proves adequate in this domain. ...
( Category: Rationalism December 7,2016 )
epub |eng | 2012-10-08 | Author:G. W. Leibniz

XXII. Reconciliation of the two methods of explanation, the one using final causes, and the other efficient causes, thus satisfying both those who explain nature mechanically and those who have ...
( Category: History & Surveys September 18,2016 )
epub |eng | 2016-02-03 | Author:Wayne Rossiter & Brian Rossiter [Rossiter, Wayne]

Argument: “Christianity was dreamed up by a bunch of Iron Age peasants.” Examples: “The point is that our current understanding of nature has changed; we’ve learned things, it’s changed and ...
( Category: Apologetics September 17,2016 )
epub |eng | 2013-12-12 | Author:Arthur Schopenhauer [Schopenhauer, Arthur]

a Verständigkeit b Anschauung c Wahrnehmung d Apprehension e Empfindung f wirkend, als wirklich g Vorstellung h Vernunftschluß i Besonnenheit a in abstracto b Reflexion c Erkenntniß des Gesetzes der ...
( Category: Free Will & Determinism September 11,2016 )
epub |eng | 2014-09-11 | Author:Gregory Shaw [Shaw, Gregory]

III The Liturgy of the Cosmos 145 Theurgy and the Soul 146 12 Cult and Cosmos God is the leader of these things… amblichus believed that theurgy was entirely compatible ...
( Category: Greek & Roman August 7,2016 )
epub |eng | 2013-06-28 | Author:Wolfgang Smith [Smith, Wolfgang]

mmissio ommisio n binding. n binding. 11. I have dealt with this question at length in Theistic Evolution: The Teilhardian Heresy, op. cit. 128 The Pitfall of Astrophysical Cosmology enterprise ...
( Category: Science & Religion July 18,2016 )
epub |eng | 2013-01-09 | Author:John Lilly [Lilly, John]

CHAPTER 9 GOD AS THE BODY In the United States each year billions of dollars are spent on entertainment, athletics, care of the body, cosmetics and other beauty aids, physical ...
( Category: Popular Culture July 13,2016 )