Tag Archives: Aristotle

Debate with a philosopher


May 2015 Published in Quora. AM. Metaphysics is ultimately of the nature of a ‘vision’, where logical proof does not enter. The ‘proof’ thus is subjective – objectivity is only apparent; it does not exist ‘in reality’. Truth is none … Continue reading

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Why is there a word “why”? (Quora)


Empirical scientists deny purpose – and reject the question ‘why’ – in nature. If there is but one intelligent being in the universe, cannot it be said that the universe is intelligent? Continue reading

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Philosophy vs. science


X. The philosophy that interests me – advaita vedanta – teaches that consciousness is the essence or ultimate reality of the universe, and that the world is contained in that consciousness (atman/Brahman) rather than consciousness being contained in the world, … Continue reading

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Noumenon, Nous, nth


Kant was right on when he stated that the thing-in-itself (ding ansich), the noumenon, is unknowable to reason. It is so because it is seemless, without beginning and end. It is reality itself, which is timeless and has no scissions, … Continue reading

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The understanding of a life-time (Aristotle and Neo-Advaita))


You are the Presence in which all existence appears blooms, and dissolves… reshuffles the understanding of a lifetime and blows the heart wide open.    (MiriamLouisa) ——————————- “… the understanding of a lifetime” ‘The Spirit bloweth… ‘ Aristotle wrote that the … Continue reading

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