Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Access options available: Download PDF. Since the other sciences spring from this desire and try to realize it in a hundred concrete instances, metaphysics may be described as the underpinning and unification of the various sciences. When we consider the breadth and depth of human knowledgewe are overwhelmed with admiration. The desire to know is simply the inquiring and critical spirit of man. LOG IN. Hence this is dubbed" latent" metaphysics.
Lonergan's Metaphysics of Proportionate Being; Lisbert D'Souza S. J.
This latent metaphysics fails to provide a unified view of the different. Lonergan admits here to sharing the view proportionate object of knowledge. of proportionate being "bear[s] an astounding similarity to the doctrines. The Thomism of Lonergan's philosophy and theology is accepted by Between the mode of being and the mode of knowing, a proportion.
This desire within man urges him to break through the narrow confines of his self, to ask questions about anything and everything, and to set about finding the answers to them.
It deals not with the concrete instances of the products of this desire, as do the other sciences, but tries to delve deeply into the desire itself. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. By moving him to seek understanding, it prevents him from being content with the mere flow of outer and inner experience. Contact Contact Us Help. Thomas himself but also efforts to update Scholastic philosophy, thus making it relevant to modem times.
Access options available: Download PDF.
Video: Lonergans view of proportionate being Lonergan's Anthropology Revisited (Prof. Gerard Whelan, S.I.)
Lisbert D' Souza The Plight and the Prospects of Lonergan Studies: A Personal View.
Lisbert D' Souza, Lonergan's Metaphysics of Proportionate Being PhilPapers
In Insight and Method in Theology, Lonergan leads readers to discover what happens when they Rather, we rely on the normative criteria of being attentive, intelligent, Still, while this view incorporates the subject in moral assessments, some The integrating power of value judgments will be directly proportional to the.
Lonergan's way of pursuing Questions of the Whole: Whole of Being, the Whole of the Good, the Whole of Truth, the Wholeness of Humanity. • Approaching these Some Contending Views about the Whole, or “Worldviews” that try to explain everything. – Students Now he will develop a heuristic of proportionate being.
There is in the first place metaphysics insofar as it underlies the different branches of human learning. This desire unfolds itself through the empirical, intellectual and rational consciousness of man, fructifying in the diverse forms of knowledge.
Metaphysics for Lonergan, as for most other philosophers, is the science of being.
Greg L. Bahnsen, The Epistemology of Bernard Lonergan
The desire to know is at the root of human intellectual activity. There is hardly any field but has been invaded by man and forced to disclose its secrets. Institutional Login. Must not this prolific intellectual activity have some common denominator?
MEJORES ORADORES ACTUALES LA
|But though this drive is immanent and operative in all human knowing, it is not grasped as such.
Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves.
It is this last, a vigorous and novel restatement of Thomism, that we will expose. We note nonetheless that the transition from proportionate to transcendent Being is not neglected by Lonergan in his development.
We are not aware that this desire is the mainspring of our intellectual dynamism.