Search Results

You are looking at 1 - 10 of 204 items for :

  • All: Living a Motivated Life x
  • Medieval Philosophy x
  • Search level: All x
Clear All
Author:

presupposing faith can unlock the portal to the horizon of the experience experienced as metamorphosing finitude. Experience, desire and body interlace in Bernard’s On the Song of Songs . Bernard begins the experience (life) of experience (text) – experience twice removed from the text adds a hermeneutic

In: The Metamorphosis of Love
Author:

brings full circle the analysis of the kisses back to the motivating movement across body, word, God and experience, namely desire. Bernard plunges the hearer into the conversation without preparation and without a departure. Desire emerges out of ( ex ) a tension ( tension ) – from stretching out of the

In: The Metamorphosis of Love
Author:

consequence. “The former therefore, writes Bernard, is c ommanded in view of merit , the latter is given as a reward .” 10 Specifically, the consequence is linked with happiness. Some happiness can be achieved already during life by following the commands, though not fully. “We do not deny that the present

In: The Metamorphosis of Love
Author:

enticements of sensual life. Sweetness conquers sweetness as one nail drives out another . No less than this, keep him as a strong light for your mind and a guide for your intellect .” 34 Desire and desire alone drives out desire in the totality of the human directionality towards God, in heart, mind and

In: The Metamorphosis of Love
Author:

Stoic claim that virtues are the “skills of living.” This means that virtues are a kind of “global expertise in your life” (2003b: 19). In contrast, we might note that most skills are “local;” they are only needed in a particular time and place. The local skill of violin playing may be called for at a

In: The Mystery of Skepticism
Author:

much the same way as the dogmatist’s family life will be. If the Pyrrhonist is motivated by a desire for tranquility and a liberation from dogmatic theorizing, it is hard to see how this has been achieved. Belief is not the only vector by which dogmatism can be passed from one person to another

In: The Mystery of Skepticism
Author:

methodologically free of the Cartesian pitfalls that Gilson had fingered as characteristic of t'Cartesio-Thornisrn." A recent rereading of Gilson's appraisal of critical realism has motivated me to revisit Maritain' s position with the hope of resolving the following concern: like Gilson, Maritain holds that our

In: A Thomistic Tapestry
Author:

, power ( prime virtus ), bestows by its illumination “the possibility to be”, and so on through being, life, intellect, and soul, until finally, “through primarily nature, [the human soul] joins to itself a spiritual and connatural body”. 48 This is described as the human’s “singular existence” and

Open Access
In: Supersapientia: Berthold of Moosburg and the Divine Science of the Platonists

. Chigi lat. E.VI.199, ff. 1ra–99vb 1 For Buridan’s life and works, see B. Michael, Johannes Buridan. Studien zu seinem Leben, seinen Werken und zur Rezeption seiner Theorien im Europa des späten Mittelalters, 2 vols, Ph.D. dissertation, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin 1985. Vol. 1 contains a detailed

In: John Buridan, Quaestiones super octo libros Physicorum Aristotelis (secundum ultimam lecturam)

like vestigial organs, such ideas may become inflamed and life-threatening. 6 Cavell points to one reason for the exclusion of the early German Romantics from the Anglophone philosophical canon: the intimate relation that the romantics posited between poetry and philosophy, a relationship that

In: Brill’s Companion to German Romantic Philosophy