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The Closed World and the Infinite Universe: The Metaphysics of Freedom

The Closed World and the Infinite Universe: The Metaphysics of Freedom 

by Erik Lindberg



[this is a follow-up installment to "Selective Anti-Modernism and the Shape of Society…

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Added by Erik Lindberg on December 13, 2015 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Selective Anti-Modernism and the Shape of Society

 

As far as the individual is concerned, each individual is in any case a child of his time; thus philosophy, too, is its own time comprehended in thoughts.  It is just as foolish to imagine that any philosophy can transcend its contemporary world as that an individual can overleap his own time or leap over Rhodes.  If his theory does indeed transcend his own time, if it builds itself a world as it ought to be, then it certainly has an existence, but only within his opinions—a…

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Added by Erik Lindberg on December 3, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

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