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Posted in Essays, Musings
Tagged aesthetics, Amanda Preston, Being, Changing paradigms, Cognition, cognitive development, Conceptual metaphor, Embodied cognition, evolutionary anthropology, Identity, Language philosophy, lying, Narrative Paradigm, Neurophilosophy, Ontology, Pedagogy, philosophy, self
Poetics of Obligation. Andy Amato, PhD
Considering consciousness through Heidegger’s Poetry, Language, Thought What can we discover but some concealed aspect of self always already in the world? Reflection lights appearance with the eye of apperception. There the building of dwelling being arises to wed the seeming … Continue reading →
Reading Heidegger and Shakespeare Toward a Poetic God.
Or, on the Philia of Human Being Nietzsche creates metaphors with words and phrases the way the eyes create neural metaphors out of photons, and the way the brain creates cognitive metaphors out of neurochemical impulses received from optic nerves—phenomenological … Continue reading →
Posted in Musings
Tagged Amanda Preston, Being, Cognition, Friedrich Nietzsche, Language, Mental mapping, Metaphor, mirror, On Truth and Lies in a Nonmoral Sense, philosophy, Seeming
“What then is truth? A movable host of metaphors, metonymies, and; anthropomorphisms: in short, a sum of human relations which have been poetically and rhetorically intensified, transferred, and embellished, and which, after long usage, seem to a people to be … Continue reading →
Posted in Musings
Tagged Amanda Preston, Being, Friedrich Nietzsche, Human, Instinct, Language, Metaphor, Nietzsche, On Truth and Lies in a Nonmoral Sense, Ontology, Perception, philosophy, Truth
Fare thee well, fellow travellers! It has been a pleasure getting to know all of you through your writing and in-class dialogue. We have traveled far and wide across many intellectual landscapes. Thank you for your hard work. Together we … Continue reading →
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