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by tbieter
Tue Dec 12, 2017 3:37 am
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: An Education In Diversity?
Replies: 2
Views: 464

Re: An Education In Diversity?

Here is the conclusion of the essay: "Whatever view we take, reflecting on this case helps us realise that liberals need to be more cautious in making claims to neutrality, and more honest about where they fail in this aspiration. We must also make sure that our arguments attend to the reality of t...
by tbieter
Sat Dec 09, 2017 3:32 am
Forum: Gender Philosophy
Topic: Sexual Assault on a Corpse
Replies: 3
Views: 730

Re: Sexual Assault on a Corpse

"4th degree sexual assault on a corpse " is not rape.

The legal concept presupposes a living victim.

See
https://legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/rape
by tbieter
Thu Dec 07, 2017 12:15 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: "Ladies and Gentlemen" as ideals of conduct.
Replies: 7
Views: 578

Re: "Ladies and Gentlemen" as ideals of conduct.

From the article above: "The recent sexual harassment scandals should come as no surprise. They are the product of a rotten culture where people no longer treat those around them as ladies and gentlemen." You've provided a description of how men should act towards women. Could you provide a descrip...
by tbieter
Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:41 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: "Ladies and Gentlemen" as ideals of conduct.
Replies: 7
Views: 578

Re: "Ladies and Gentlemen" as ideals of conduct.

From the article above:
"The recent sexual harassment scandals should come as no surprise. They are the product of a rotten culture where people no longer treat those around them as ladies and gentlemen."
by tbieter
Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: "Ladies and Gentlemen" as ideals of conduct.
Replies: 7
Views: 578

"Ladies and Gentlemen" as ideals of conduct.

http://www.theimaginativeconservative.org/2017/12/why-ladies-gentlemen-forbidden-new-york-trains-john-horvat.html When my son was in the ninth grade it was the custom that the couples were formed by the girls asking the boys to go to the dance. A month or so before the dance, I was reading one Satur...
by tbieter
Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Language
Topic: MAN and LANGUAGE by Max Picard
Replies: 11
Views: 4331

Re: MAN and LANGUAGE by Max Picard

Seleucus wrote:
Tue Dec 05, 2017 5:40 am
Are you still working as a prosecutor?
No, I quit prosecuting in 1973, and retired from the private practice of law in 1999.
by tbieter
Mon Dec 04, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Language
Topic: MAN and LANGUAGE by Max Picard
Replies: 11
Views: 4331

Re: MAN and LANGUAGE by Max Picard

tbieter wrote:
Thu Apr 11, 2013 12:27 am
Impenitent wrote:mama

gift? no

just another tool

-Imp
Imp,
By what agency does language, as a tool, come into existence (take on its Being)?
Tom

Here is the full text of the book for free:


https://archive.org/stream/manlanguage0 ... a_djvu.txt
by tbieter
Mon Dec 04, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: The Human Face by Max Picard
Replies: 1
Views: 536

The Human Face by Max Picard

This morning I began reading The Human Face by Max Picard (1930). Here are the beginning paragraphs for you to contemplate: THE HUMAN FACE THE CONTEMPLATION OF A HUMAN FACE He who looks upon a human face is moved to the very core of his being; his emotions, his understanding, his will are affected,...
by tbieter
Mon Dec 04, 2017 3:51 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Simone Weil
Replies: 34
Views: 3616

Re: Simone Weil

The other day I finished reading Robert Coles' book, Simone Weil - A Modern Pilgrimage. Coles is a well-known psychiatrist and author. https://www.amazon.com/Simone-Weil-Dr-Robert-Coles/dp/1683362977/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1512350084&sr=1-1&keywords=robert+coles+and+simone+weil The last cha...
by tbieter
Thu Nov 30, 2017 8:55 pm
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: What’s So Bad About Smugness?
Replies: 5
Views: 821

Re: What’s So Bad About Smugness?

If the professor is smug about his knowledge of smugness, as he may be, that doesn't affect me. I'm not interested in such a fact.
by tbieter
Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:18 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Simone Weil
Replies: 34
Views: 3616

Re: Simone Weil

I am not aware of either Maritain or Weil on the concept of the New Saint.
by tbieter
Tue Nov 28, 2017 4:48 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Simone Weil
Replies: 34
Views: 3616

Re: Simone Weil

There is a lot of argument as to whether or not Simone Weil was a feminist. IMO it is a necessary question for saving the spiritual lives of many young women. Modern feminism furthers political indoctrination promoting a shallow mind and heart. Simone provides food for thought and even more importa...
by tbieter
Sun Nov 26, 2017 2:18 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Simone Weil
Replies: 34
Views: 3616

Re: Simone Weil

There is a lot of argument as to whether or not Simone Weil was a feminist. IMO it is a necessary question for saving the spiritual lives of many young women. Modern feminism furthers political indoctrination promoting a shallow mind and heart. Simone provides food for thought and even more importa...
by tbieter
Wed Nov 22, 2017 2:00 pm
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: Homelessness & the Limits of Hospitality
Replies: 5
Views: 754

Re: Homelessness & the Limits of Hospitality

What, no interest in the problem? The author writes that a disinterested you is part of the problem.