Tag Archives: Galileo Galilei

April 13

The Two Truths of the Middle Ages

“I am the way and the truth and the life.” – Jesus “And yet it moves.” – Galileo A CRASH COURSE IN WESTERN PHILOSOPHY: LESSON 2 During the trial of Jesus it is said that if Jesus had  only been willing to deny that he was the king of the Jews his life would have been […]

Truth as fact, Truth as Commitment

I have taken up the practice of listening regularly to the podcasts of classes by Dr. Hubert Dreyfus of the University of California at Berkeley. Recently I was very taken by something  he was saying that helped me get an even better understanding of the distinction I have been trying to understand between the Romantic […]