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Understanding our being

John W. Carlson

Understanding our being

introduction to speculative philosophy in the perennial tradition

by John W. Carlson

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Published by Catholic University of America Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy -- Introductions,
  • Ontology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn W. Carlson.
    GenreIntroductions.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD21 .C364 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 319 p. ;
    Number of Pages319
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19863877M
    ISBN 109780813215181
    LC Control Number2007030355

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    his fellow men and to promote understanding among all men. The process of communication, which continues to confound us, will be enhanced by the understanding and analysis of gestures. Our function as human beings is to increase our expertise and to become so human that we see ourselves in all other people. G. I. N. H. H. C.   Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves. Carl Jung Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving. Dale Carnegie Never do today what you can put off till tomorrow. Delay may give clearer light as to w.

    Proverbs - A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself. Psalms - Therefore I love thy commandments above gold; yea, above fine gold. Proverbs - [He that is] slow to wrath [is] of great understanding: but [he that is] hasty of spirit exalteth folly. Proverbs - So that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, [and] apply thine heart to. The Guardian - Books. 7. Our understanding of the distinction between arithmetic truths and falsehoods is just as clear as our understanding of the simple recursive definition of truth in arithmetic, though any method for applying the distinction must remain forever out of our reach. SEP. 8.


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McInerny, Fellowship of. This is a book of speculative philosophy;¹ but what, the reader may ask, is that?From its Greek etymology (philia, for ʺlove,ʺ plus sophia, for ʺwisdomʺ), the word ʺphilosophyʺ means ʺlove of wisdom.ʺ ʺWisdom,ʺ in turn, suggests an understanding of ultimate matters—in particular, concerning the nature of our being, as well as concerning the choices proper for us, as individuals.

CARLSON, John W. Understanding Our Being: Introduction to Speculative Philosophy in the Perennial Tradition. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, xiii + pp.

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Researchers found. So this I say, and affirm together with the Lord, that you walk no longer just as the Gentiles also walk, in the futility of their mind, being darkened in their understanding, excluded from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, because of the hardness of their heart; and they, having become callous, have given themselves over to sensuality for the practice of every kind of.

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Listen well to what people are saying, actively checking their understanding.