Tag Archives: Isaac Newton

April 19

The Heroic Leap from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment

“Whatever appears as a motion of the sun is really due rather to the motion of the earth.” – Nicolaus Copernicus “Following the light of the sun, we left the Old World.” – Christopher Columbus A CRASH COURSE IN WESTERN PHILOSOPHY: LESSON 3 The leap that occurred in human consciousness from the time known as The Middle […]

The Emergence of a New Reality of Relatedness

What do we mean when we say ‘reality”? One simple way to think about reality is that it is that which we can’t do anything to change. The fact that I will age is reality. It is a fact that I can’t do anything about. I might like it, I might not, but in the […]

Rational Mechanics and the Mind

I want to post one more time before getting back to a few last words on John Dewey and conscious evolution. I have been doing a little research into the development of modern physics because I think there is a useful analogy to be found there and applied to the discussion we have been having […]