Lecture 7 - LECTURE 7: I. SPARKS BLDG.- O ANEXETASTOS BIOS...

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LECTURE 7: I. SPARKS BLDG.-- O ANEXETASTOS BIOS OU BIOTŌS ANTHRŌPŌI “THE UNEXAMINED LIFE IS NOT A PROPER LIFE FOR A HUMAN BEING” II. ARISTOTLE (384-322 BCE) A. BACKGROUND INFORMATION B. TWO REALMS OF "REALITY" 1. THE REALM OF "SCIENTIFIC TRUTH" a. FIRST PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS, MATHEMATICS, GEOMETRY, LOGIC; UNIVERSAL, NECESSARY, IMMUTABLE b. KNOWLEDGE OF THESE (THROUGH NOUS AND OF WHAT FOLLOWS LOGICALLY FROM THEM IS SOPHIA (SPECULATIVE WISDOM) 2. THE REALM OF "PRACTICAL TRUTH" a. CONCERNS MATTERS OF OPINION, WHAT MAY BE OTHERWISE—E.G. WHAT IS "JUSTICE?" WHAT IS "THE GOOD?" WHAT IS “BEAUTY?" ETC. b. SUCH MATTERS ARE PARTICULAR RATHER THAN UNIVERSAL, CONTINGENT RATHER
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