Aristotle, relativism and despair.

How have we fallen into the morass of relativism when the ancients saw so clearly the absolute despair of such a way. From Aristotle: “…and if we do not desire everything for the sake of something else (for, if that is so, the process will go on ad infinitum, and our desire will be idle …

On The ineffable, depth, proof.

There is always a running analogy between the material and moral. You see this in the sage Jesus’ teaching. He constantly speaks about seeds, weeds, managers, servants, wine, bread, birth. But what he is trying to convey, to deliver via the material spoken about, is what he calls the kingdom of the god. The kingdom …

The Great Allure of Philosophy

I do not mean to wax longingly on being near the academically named departments with relatively well-payed careerists or to drown in their career driven publications. There is nothing wrong with career production. But there is nothing necessarily good there either. But, when I spend time with Plato’s character–Socrates. How I long! The more I …