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Justification And Ways Of Believing, Heimir Geirsson Oct 2019

Justification And Ways Of Believing, Heimir Geirsson

Heimir Geirsson

One of the issues that has been hotly discussed in connection with the direct designation theory is whether or not coreferential names can be substituted salva veritate in epistemic contexts. Some direct designation theorists believe that they can be so substituted. Some direct designation theorists and all Fregeans and neo-Fregeans believe that they cannot be so substituted. Fregeans of various stripes have used their intuition against free substitution to argue against the direct designation theory. Some direct designation theorists have used the same intuitions to argue against the view that belief reports of simple declarative sentences can be accounted for ...


Lonergan's Rock, Rhetoric's Love: Critical Thinking, Truth, And Communication(S) Ethics.Pdf, Jon P. Radwan Dec 2018

Lonergan's Rock, Rhetoric's Love: Critical Thinking, Truth, And Communication(S) Ethics.Pdf, Jon P. Radwan

Jon P. Radwan

This essay highlights the intersubjective dimension of ethics, aligning Lonergan’s cognitive pursuit of objective truth with a Platonic and Christian understanding of communication as interpersonal love. After an introduction to Lonergan’s epistemology, Plato’s description of rhetoric as love directs attention to how meaning and our fellow subjects help constitute our subjectivity. Critical thought advances toward truth via language and symbolism, and this mediation process ontologically grounds individual subjects within tradition and community. Just as there is an inherent ethic within knowing, so is there a self-justifying communication ethic uniting objective truth with community bonding. In St. Paul ...


The Problem Of Evil And The Grammar Of Goodness, Eric Wiland Jan 2018

The Problem Of Evil And The Grammar Of Goodness, Eric Wiland

Eric Wiland

I consider the two venerated arguments about the existence of God: the Ontological Argument and the Argument from Evil. The Ontological Argument purports to show that God’s nature guarantees that God exists. The Argument from Evil purports to show that God’s nature, combined with some plausible facts about the way the world is, guarantees (or is very compelling grounds for thinking) that God does not exist. Both presume that it is coherent to predicate goodness (or greatness) of God. But if Peter Geach’s claim that goodness is logically attributive is cogent, then both arguments fall to the ...


Søren Kierkegaard's Existentialism In Education: A Context Of Choice And Authentic Relationship, Samuel J. Smith Dec 2017

Søren Kierkegaard's Existentialism In Education: A Context Of Choice And Authentic Relationship, Samuel J. Smith

Samuel James Smith

Though known primarily as a Christian theologian, philosopher, and apologist, Søren Kierkegaard (1813-1855) has also greatly influenced the field of education through his existential notions of subjective knowledge, student choice, and an emphasis on the individual as thinker and believer.  At first, educators may find it a challenge to understand the complexities of his writings, but once they take the “leap,” they may discover that his approach to learning serves to inspire their practice.  They may not be familiar with his name, but educators will recognize Kierkegaard’s ideas as having influenced educational theory and practice throughout the past century ...


A Catholic Core Curriculum, Richard M. Liddy Dec 2011

A Catholic Core Curriculum, Richard M. Liddy

Richard M Liddy

No abstract provided.


Questioning The Epistemic Virtue Of Strategy: The Emperor Has No Clothes!, Steven French, Alexander Kouzmin, Stephen Kelly Feb 2011

Questioning The Epistemic Virtue Of Strategy: The Emperor Has No Clothes!, Steven French, Alexander Kouzmin, Stephen Kelly

Adjunct Professor Stephen J Kelly

No abstract provided.


Catholicity And Faculty Seminars, Richard M. Liddy Dec 2010

Catholicity And Faculty Seminars, Richard M. Liddy

Richard M Liddy

No abstract provided.


Method In Catholic Studies, Richard M. Liddy Dec 2010

Method In Catholic Studies, Richard M. Liddy

Richard M Liddy

No abstract provided.


Review- Startling Strangeness: Reading Lonergan's., Randall S. Rosenberg Dec 2010

Review- Startling Strangeness: Reading Lonergan's., Randall S. Rosenberg

Richard M Liddy

No abstract provided.


Review- Startling Strangeness: Reading Lonergan's Insight. By Richard M. Liddy., Michael Mcguckian Dec 2010

Review- Startling Strangeness: Reading Lonergan's Insight. By Richard M. Liddy., Michael Mcguckian

Richard M Liddy

No abstract provided.


Changing Our Minds: Bernard Lonergan And Climate Change, Richard M. Liddy Dec 2010

Changing Our Minds: Bernard Lonergan And Climate Change, Richard M. Liddy

Richard M Liddy

No abstract provided.


Ignatius, Lonergan, And The Catholic University, Richard M. Liddy Dec 2010

Ignatius, Lonergan, And The Catholic University, Richard M. Liddy

Richard M Liddy

No abstract provided.


Spiritually Integrative Archetypal Energies And Glimpes Into Soul Consciousness, Carroy U. Ferguson Oct 2010

Spiritually Integrative Archetypal Energies And Glimpes Into Soul Consciousness, Carroy U. Ferguson

Carroy U "Cuf" Ferguson, Ph.D.

In other writings I have described Archetypal Energies as Higher Vibrational Energies that have their own transcendent value, purpose, quality, and “voice” unique to the individual that operate deep within our psyches, at both individual and collective levels. We tend to experience them as “creative urges” to move us toward our Highest Good or Optimal Realities. I use easily recognized terms to evoke a common sense of these Archetypal Energies (e.g., Love, Acceptance, Inclusion, Harmony, Peace). Here, I want to discuss Spiritually Integrative Archetypal Energies and how they can assist us in gaining glimpses into the nature of our ...


Revisiting Holy Spirit Language…What Happened At Pentecost?, Donald L. Fowler Dec 2009

Revisiting Holy Spirit Language…What Happened At Pentecost?, Donald L. Fowler

Donald L. Fowler

No abstract provided.


Memorials 2007, James A. Borland Apr 2009

Memorials 2007, James A. Borland

James A. Borland

No abstract provided.


Review: The Fundamentals For The Twenty-First Century: Examining The Crucial Issues Of The Christian Faith, James A. Borland Mar 2009

Review: The Fundamentals For The Twenty-First Century: Examining The Crucial Issues Of The Christian Faith, James A. Borland

James A. Borland

No abstract provided.


Review: Systematic Theology: An Introduction To Biblical Doctrine, James A. Borland Mar 2009

Review: Systematic Theology: An Introduction To Biblical Doctrine, James A. Borland

James A. Borland

No abstract provided.


Scripture As Word Of God: Evangelical Assumption Or Evangelical Question?, John D. Morrison Mar 2009

Scripture As Word Of God: Evangelical Assumption Or Evangelical Question?, John D. Morrison

John D. Morrison

Examines the views of D. Bloesch, G. Fackre, and C. Pinnock. Indicates their disjunctive positions introduce ontological and epistemological dualism into the doctrine of revelation. Takes Packer's view of the Bible as the Word of God written, affirming that the human languages used to reflect God's person and work are competent to do so. Finds Wolterstorff's answer to Barth and John Baillie insightful, but we must move past his views to the full-orbed acceptance of the Word of God as written to avoid negating propositional revelation.


Review: Biblical Narrative In The Philosophy Of Paul Ricoeur: A Study In Hermeneutics And Theology, John D. Morrison Mar 2009

Review: Biblical Narrative In The Philosophy Of Paul Ricoeur: A Study In Hermeneutics And Theology, John D. Morrison

John D. Morrison

No abstract provided.


Review Of Mark D. Morelli, At The Threshold Of The Halfway House: A Study Of Bernard Lonergan's Encounter With John Alexander Stewart, Richard M. Liddy Feb 2009

Review Of Mark D. Morelli, At The Threshold Of The Halfway House: A Study Of Bernard Lonergan's Encounter With John Alexander Stewart, Richard M. Liddy

Richard M Liddy

No abstract provided.


Resurrection Research From 1975 To The Present: What Are Critical Scholars Saying?, Gary R. Habermas Feb 2009

Resurrection Research From 1975 To The Present: What Are Critical Scholars Saying?, Gary R. Habermas

Gary R. Habermas

An overview of resurrection research in Europe and North America during the last 30 years indicates some expected as well as some surprising trends. This study highlights six of these major research areas. The works of two representative scholars, J.D. Crossan and N.T. Wright, provide interpretive angles on these subjects. The article concludes with some comments on what is taken to be the single most crucial development at present, that after Jesus' death his followers had experiences that they thought were appearances of the risen Jesus. These early Christian experiences need to be explained viably.


The Shroud Of Turin And Its Significance For Biblical Studies, Gary Habermas Feb 2009

The Shroud Of Turin And Its Significance For Biblical Studies, Gary Habermas

Gary R. Habermas

This essay addresses the four areas most commonly questioned in a study of the shroud of Turin: its history, its relationship with the NT descriptions of Jewish burial techniques, correlations with the person of Jesus, and any possible evidence for his resurrection. Evangelical critics usually concentrate on the NT data related to Jesus' burial: the author therefore gives special attention to this area.


Method And Intellectual Conversion, Richard M. Liddy Dec 2008

Method And Intellectual Conversion, Richard M. Liddy

Richard M Liddy

No abstract provided.


Preface, Richard M. Liddy Dec 2008

Preface, Richard M. Liddy

Richard M Liddy

No abstract provided.


Review- Starting Strangeness: Reading Lonergan's Insight By Richard M. Liddy, Andrew Beards Dec 2008

Review- Starting Strangeness: Reading Lonergan's Insight By Richard M. Liddy, Andrew Beards

Richard M Liddy

No abstract provided.


Method In History, Richard M. Liddy Dec 2008

Method In History, Richard M. Liddy

Richard M Liddy

No abstract provided.


The Catholic Intellectual Tradition, Richard M. Liddy Dec 2008

The Catholic Intellectual Tradition, Richard M. Liddy

Richard M Liddy

No abstract provided.


Startling Strangeness: A Memoir, Richard M. Liddy Dec 2007

Startling Strangeness: A Memoir, Richard M. Liddy

Richard M Liddy

No abstract provided.


El Primer Contexto De Los Escritos Economicos De Bernard Lonergan, Richard M. Liddy Dec 2007

El Primer Contexto De Los Escritos Economicos De Bernard Lonergan, Richard M. Liddy

Richard M Liddy

No abstract provided.


Review- Startling Strangeness: Reading Lonergan's Insight, Charles Hefling Dec 2007

Review- Startling Strangeness: Reading Lonergan's Insight, Charles Hefling

Richard M Liddy

No abstract provided.