Moses Atticizing

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

Archives From aug_2021

In this post, Conor contextualizes what, in an earlier post, he called ‘noetic reduction’ in the Enneads. Beginning with Parmenides, he argues that the roots of reduction go all the way back to Parmenides’s founding insight that ‘the same is for thinking as for being.’

Antonio develops a couple of lines of argument on the notions of Empire and Nation and what kind of political unity the Church is supposed to be.

In this post, Conor reflects on Plotinus’s method of ascent to the intelligible world by means of a critical analysis of mind and its contents.

Antonio explains an argument of Jewish Philosopher Moshe Luzzatto on Human Freedom

Jonathan reflects on a recent essay on post-Enlightenment ethics, calling for a return to a Christian metaphysics for a communitarian ethics, and the challenge faced by the “metaphysically homeless” self.