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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…
idealogical architecture (IRA)

On Idealogical Mechanics

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With respect to defining the notion of an idea (i) within the context of our idealogical mechanics, we start with the very basic premise that what we are describing is reflective of a certain aspect of a complex system, not a physical system…

IRA is here!

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Idealogical Reference Architecture (IRA): an epistemological interpretation of quantum mechanics has been published in pre-print. Abstract below. DOI link here. Here we expand upon some of the ideas we have proposed around metaphysics…

Entry 09.30.2021: On the Nature of Thought and the Human Form

What's the difference between a yogi and a philosopher? A yogi looks to be enlightened while a philosopher looks to simply understand what it is like to be enlightened. The distinction is between how one perceives the relationship between the…

The View from the West: The History of Objective Realism

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The East-West division with respect to worldviews and ways of thinking clearly has significant limits in interpretative utility despite its proliferation and widespread use in the academic and intellectual community, in the West in particular. …

Plato and the Allegory of the Cave: Ideas, Being and Becoming

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The first systematic treatment of philosophy, and arguably the most influential, in the West can be found in works of Plato, in particular in his works the Phaedo, the Republic and the Timaeus which are by most accounts the most influential…

Plato’s Metaphysics: Being and Becoming

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Perhaps Plato’s greatest contribution to Western philosophy is the idealism embedded in his Theory of Forms, which in essence breaks down existence itself as not only a physical world of inanimate and animate objects, but a theory of knowledge…

The Mad Hatter

We chase these dreams We run from these demons In this grand illusion This great game That has been set before us So many of us Find all sorts of reasons Causes and excuses Why this is that Why things are not where we want Why we have been…