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Moses Atticizing

“For what is Plato, but Moses atticizing?” —Numenius
τί γάρ ἐστι Πλάτων ἢ Μωσῆς ἀττικίζων;

Antonio shares an excerpt of a work in progress.

In this post Conor comments upon one of his favorite Enneads, 1.6, or On Beauty.

Antonio provides some Thomistic inspired reflections to defend that God loves and directs the lives of all, even the reprobate. This is the good news of hell. (Part II of II)

In this post, Conor examines the location of evil in the Procline cosmos.

In this post Conor discusses St. Thomas Aquinas’ In Librum Beati Dionysii De Divinis Nominibus

On a somewhat different topic, Jonathan looks into the recent American novelist, David Foster Wallace, and his thesis on the role of narratives, the imprisonment of the postmodern self, religious ritual, and attention. The first in a series of posts, I suggest this ties into a similar theme in Plato as well.

Antonio provides some Thomistic inspired reflections to defend that God loves and directs the lives of all, even the reprobate. This is the good news of hell. (Part I of II)

Conor tries his hand as a commentator. He begins with the first chapter of 5.1

Antonio discusses how he changed his views on his vocation as a metaphysician: is it the priesthood or is it rather action as a public intellectual?

Jonathan contemplates the nature of philosophy as an ongoing, open-ended activity of thought, critiquing, and continual re-assessing, through the frame of Dominic O’Meara’s notion of “Plato’s Open Philosophy”.