Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.

Messages List

3814

Re: Jaki: Common Sense the ground floor

James, I am truly sorry if my tenor offended you, but that does not invalidate what I said. I don't know where you got the idea that I am attacking theology as
dfpolis
12:55 PM
#3814
 
3813

Re: Jaki: Common Sense the ground floor

What evidence? the measurement of quanta? You act as if positivism and scientism does not exist. Dennis, you're trying my patience. The list is for
jamesmiguez
12:54 PM
#3813
 
3812

Re: Jaki: Common Sense the ground floor

Jim, You might be interested in Catherine Green, "It Takes One to Know One: Connaturality-Knowledge or Prejudice?" http://maritain.nd.edu/ama/Many/Many102.pdf.
dfpolis
12:26 PM
#3812
 
3811

Re: Jaki: Common Sense the ground floor

Jim, An excellent post. I would add Veatch's Intentional Logic to your list. He has many illuminating discussions on the nature of thought and logic, largely
dfpolis
12:10 PM
#3811
 
3810

Re: Jaki: Common Sense the ground floor

It's the tenor of your interjection. Quite frankly it stinks. I've been going along with a series of posts, all along certain lines of development in regard
jamesmiguez
12:00 PM
#3810
 
3809

Re: Jaki: Common Sense the ground floor

"After the advent of mathematicism in the age of Maxwell, theoretical physics seeks to put the whole world at the mercy of equations, blighting out its beauty,
dfpolis
11:04 AM
#3809
 
3808

Re: Jaki: Common Sense the ground floor

Dear James, The difficulty seems to be that you have not bothered to define "common sense," leaving me to understand it as it is currently used. If I am wrong,
dfpolis
10:59 AM
#3808
 
3807

Re: Thomas on knowing individuals -- the confusion of some people

This post is for James Miguez, our esteemed moderator, and two recent contributors, Dennis Polis, and James Given on the subject of common sense.   I would
Michael Roach
3:35 PM
#3807
 
3806

Thomas on knowing individuals -- the confusion of some people

I often have to face the fact that the people who babble the most about a certain topic, are often those who know the least. Do they spend a great part of
jamesmiguez
Aug 31
#3806
 
3805

Re: Jaki: Common Sense the ground floor

Dear Dennis,   I think you and I agree about the inadequacy of Aquinas' description of our knowledge of individuals. Science tells us not merely about
James Given
Aug 31
#3805
 
3804

Re: Jaki: Common Sense the ground floor

Dear Michael Roach, I apologize if I seemed to be negative or contrary. I was wrong to claim that this is not one theme. It really is. And it is arguably the
jagiven1370
Aug 30
#3804
 
3803

Re: Jaki: Common Sense the ground floor

James, Did Aquinas rely on "common sense" in the way it is being used here? I think not. As you point out, the the common sense in Aquinas is the physical
dfpolis
Aug 30
#3803
 
3802

Re: Jaki: Common Sense the ground floor

Jim Given,  I am happy to know that you are familiar with the work of J.J. Gibson.  I have just finished his "The Senses as Perceptual Systems" and am
Michael Roach
Aug 29
#3802
 
3801

Re: Jaki: Common Sense the ground floor

Really, this is a different thread. Dennis and I had engaged James' post on Common Sense and Aquinas to ask about the foundation of that concept. This seems to
jagiven1370
Aug 29
#3801
 
3800

Re: Jaki: Common Sense the ground floor

First, let me compliment all of the contributors to this thread for their genuine and polite concern to establish what is true in their experience and
Michael Roach
Aug 29
#3800
 
View First Topic Go to View Last Topic
Loading 1 - 15 of total 3,814 messages