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Amplituhedron Theory

“In a sense, we would see that change arises from the structure of the object,” he said. “But it’s not from the object changing. The object is
John Strong
Aug 22
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Re: Walking the plank

Welcome Mary!! Happy holidays. On Dec 28, 2014 4:47 PM, "Mary Hughes mplunkhughes@... [aquinas]"
Tracy Smith
Dec 28, 2014
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Walking the plank

Hi! I just joined today. All of you are probably way more educated than I am. I'm interested in Aquinas because my mother was very interested in him so I'm
Mary Hughes
Dec 28, 2014
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Re: Aquinas Reconciles Plato and Aristotle -- Ross' article

Lonergan criticized Gilson for his emphasis on perception, but if you replace "perceive" with "understand" in the intro below then do you have a useful
Doug Mounce
Nov 16, 2014
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Re: Aquinas Reconciles Plato and Aristotle -- Ross' article

By the phrase “follow the work of Gilson” you could mean several things: do we read Gilson, do we understand him, or do we accept his development of
jagiven1370
Nov 16, 2014
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Re: Aquinas Reconciles Plato and Aristotle -- Ross' article

Does anyone follow the work of Etienne Gilson? On Fri, Nov 14, 2014 at 11:53 AM, jagiven1370@... [aquinas]
Doug Mounce
Nov 14, 2014
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Re: Aquinas Reconciles Plato and Aristotle -- Ross' article

Dear James, Thank you for taking the trouble to deny the claims you mention in your note. I would be quite nonplussed indeed to have a reader conclude that I
jagiven1370
Nov 14, 2014
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Re: Aquinas Reconciles Plato and Aristotle -- Ross' article

Jim, I do not have much time, but the topic you are discussing was treated earlier on the thomism list and a pdf of Ross' 1990 article, "Aquinas's Exemplarism;
jamesmiguez
Nov 12, 2014
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Aquinas Reconciles Plato and Aristotle

Dear Tracy, I have obtained Dodds' book and am reading it. He gives an extended discussion of Greg Doolan's book:
jagiven1370
Nov 10, 2014
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Re: representations of soul-belief

Thanks Doug. This is dated, 1932. But very interesting. I thought you referenced items found much later than what Rank had available. Discoveries more recent.
T. Smith
Nov 9, 2014
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Re: representations of soul-belief

I get a lot of my ideas from Otto Rank. He probably is best known for advancing our understanding about denial of death, which was later explored by Ernest
Doug Mounce
Nov 9, 2014
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Re: Mind-body unity problem in substantial unity

Dear Tracy, I agree in general. I think the original confusion here lay in claiming that the body is a part of the essence of the soul. The soul, not being a
jagiven1370
Nov 8, 2014
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Re: Mind-body unity problem in substantial unity

I'm not sure this is a proper contribution to this thread, but I am very interested in the concept of a hierarchy of created beings. The Scholastics rely on
jagiven1370
Nov 8, 2014
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Re: Mind-body unity problem in substantial unity

Hi John, Aquinas and the philosophy of of the middle ages predate the catholic and protestant divide of course. I take all this as a medieval scholar rather
Tracy Smith
Nov 8, 2014
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Re: Mind-body unity problem in substantial unity

Any problem with the argument? Or, is there still a problem with explaining in what sense the rational soul is essential? I think this addresses the issue,
Tracy Smith
Nov 8, 2014
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