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On Qualified Dualism, (the) Intellect & (the) Psyche

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So let us have a look at the metaphysical architecture of IRA and contextualize it, primarily within the philosophical traditions, but this will invariably blend into theology and psychology as well, for at its core, philosophy - which in this…

On IRA, Kant, Bohm and the I Ching

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With IRA, we introduce an expansion of Kant’s transcendental metaphysics to include not just time, space and causality (the categories more specifically) but also as a landscape of what we might call, using Aristotelian terminology (and Manousakis…
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On the Universal Mind

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When we pivot our notion of reality (physics really as we define it herein - physis, or nature more broadly), away from objective reality as the benchmark of truth toward an epistemic, process-based model, we end up with a view of the world…

Pythagoras and Fu Xi: Brothers from another Mother

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Some of the concluding portions of Homo Mysticus that tie together deep metaphysical concepts from Pythagorean philosophy (as embedded in the tetractys) and the I Ching (Yi Jing), the Classic of Changes, from deep Chinese antiquity. As…

The Eight, The Four, the Three and the Two

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We’ll walk through Buddha’s teachings here for a moment but before we get to Buddha’s awakening we must look at how the Buddha arrived at the Bodhi tree to begin with. He was the son of a prince, and when he was born his father was told…

Nietzsche and the Übermensch

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In Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Nietzsche - like many other great authors before (and after) him - creates a character through which he can “explore” ideas, through which he can communicate directly from mind you might say. Plato was the…

numbers and philosophy in antiquity (cont)

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While it’s tempting to look at the sequences of the bāguà, again the “eight trigrams” or “eight gua”, which as far as the tradition goes represent the earliest form of the Yĭ Jing from which the system of the 64 hexagrams was…

Postmodern Metaphysics

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In many respects, one can consider the age that we live in, the Quantum Era, as one of intense intellectual crisis and turmoil, very much analogous to the crisis that the intellectuals faced during the Enlightenment Era after the world had…

An Ontological Retrospective: Another Look at Aristotle and Pirsig’s Metaphysics of Quality

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Throughout this work we have emphasized the influence of Aristotle, perhaps more so than any other (Western) philosopher – even relative to his teacher Plato.  His importance and relevance as it relates to the development and evolution of…

Logos from Mythos: The Heart of Eurasian Philosophy

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At some level, a religious tradition can be thought of as distinguished by, or even defined by, its creation story – i.e. its cosmological narrative - and the Hindu/Vedic tradition is no different in this regard although it has many nuances…