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IS HUMAN REASON THE PINNACLE OF CREATION?

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IS HUMAN REASON THE PINNACLE OF CREATION?

One of the things that interests me in Huston Smith’s book “The World’s Religions” is this comment on the question of the God-Man nature of Jesus: “We may begin with the doctrine of the Incarnation, which took several centuries to fix into place. Holding as it does that in Christ God assumed a human body,…
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The Disaster of Aristotle

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The Disaster of Aristotle

Aristotle revered Plato, but his was a more ‘this-worldly’ temperament. He was an empirical scientist down to the core. There could be nothing in the intellect, he asserted absolutely, that did not get there via the senses. He quickly abandoned Plato’s premise of distinct levels of existence: for Aristotle, there was no purely intelligible realm…
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