Tag: ontology

Christian Humanist Profiles 84: Ontic Ethics

Download or Stream this Episode Ontic Ethics at Lexington Books What does it mean to exist as a human being?  Are some people more human than others by virtue of their capabilities?  Because of their standing within this family rather than that?  On account of their chosenness by this or that god?  Such questions trouble philosophers…

Christian Humanist Profiles 24: John Milbank, Beyond Secular Order

When we try to make sense of the world, narrative is everything.  And when we tell the story of theology in late modernity, we underestimate at our peril how important the stories are that surround the practice.  Is Theologia the beleaguered and aging protagonist, striving valiantly but perhaps in futility to keep up with Science…

Blogging through Truth and Method post 5: Aesthetic and Hermeneutic Consequences (134-169)

When Michial and I read Being and Time back in 2009, the best thing about that book was that, through careful phenomenological examination, Heidegger gave me occasion to think carefully about the everyday, the acts that I undertake unreflectively, and to try out some actual philosophical theories on them.  This section of Truth and Method…