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Day 73: Prt. 2 The crisis of positive sciences
This idealization of science does not cease to develop. In the second half of the nineteenth century there is a change in intellectual attitude which contributes to the growth a scientific crisis. The modern man, as Edmund Husserl suggests, “let … Continue reading
day 70: Prt1. the mathematization of nature
Edmund Husserl, the founder of the phenomenological movement in philosophy commits to the theory that we are living in a crisis, in particular a crisis with the natural sciences. From the start it is important to note that the crisis does not … Continue reading
Day 65: Who/what should we be listening to?
“The rain surrounded the cabin…with the whole world of meaning, of secrecy, of rumor. Think of it: all that speech pouring down, selling nothing, judging nobody, drenching the thick mulch of dead leaves, soaking the trees, filling the gullies and … Continue reading
Day 53: modifications
Spinoza, a modern philosopher and contemporary of Descartes, holds the view that everything in existence is fundamentally one substance. This one infinite substance is God. For Spinoza God is not a transient creator of all the things, rather God is … Continue reading
Day 48: eschew
“There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.” – Hamlet replace [philosophy] with [technology] and these would be my sentiments over the past few days….
Day 45: Digitized Valentine’s Day
The weather has been dreary at university, I wake up in darkness and go to sleep in darkness, and if I’m patient I may see a glimmer of sun in between Aesthetics class and Divinity class. To make matters worse today is Valentine’s Day…the … Continue reading
Day 43: Time Mchine
After all my traveling my final destination is St. Anthony’s University, A beautiful small university by the sea. Of course, like being in any new town it took me a few days to get acclimated. The ancient buildings and structures throws the subject into some what of a time … Continue reading
Day 1: February, a new month(?)
For the time being, my travels have subsided and I find myself settled in a room, with my clothes finally in a cupboard for the first time in 2 months. I woke up to the air of a new month: … Continue reading
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Day 30: Space, the Final Frontier?
I, in the matter of one week, have found myself on 4 different flights, two long train rides, and 5 different countries. Yet, my life that its purposiveness spread out across 3 different continents seems to have left me jaded … Continue reading
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