November 6, 2012
Starts by talking about how a project is useless.
An account of knowledge: knowledge as a ray.
So what? He will prepare a pathway that will arm us with insight into the truth of phenomenal
He will give an account of the series
September 27, 2012
Bonaventure to Aquinas. Quick chronological transition, but radical shift.
Two philosophical theologians.
Philosophical theologians even within the same strand of Christianity see the meaning of religion
Bonaventure for a f
September 25, 2012
Dionysius Play. Discussion/Essays/whatever. Make up for Fridays.
Bonaventure. Last day on the itinerary. One of two models of philosophical theology that we
need to get clear on, in order to set up the rest of the class. Neoplatonic.
September 20, 2012
Faith & Reason. Arguments for Gods existence, Problem of Evil.
Philosophical theologians against whom Kant and Hegel set themselves up.
Bonaventure: hope its intriguing enough to encourage reading.
What do we read in Bonaventure? We rea
September 18, 2012 Bonaventure
Friday: ecstasus/raptus of the final chapter of Bonaventure.
last class: Greek Religion. Plato and poetry. Meletus. Platos Apology. Piety. Schematic review: 5
definitions offered by Euthyphro. Rich/wide/general context for p
September 13, 2012
Greek religion - many gods of Greek religions. Polytheistic. Zeus, father of the gods. Poseidon,
Hades. Apollo. Athena. Hermes. (Plato has a particular relationship with Apollo?)
Hierarchy of deities. Each has different authority. Each
September 11, 2012 Talking about Euthyphro
Possibility of getting rid of Fridays. Well talk about it on Thursday.
Talking about three questions last class. What is Religion? What is the Philosophy of Religion?
Why should we care? Religion: Definition to D
September 7, 2012
Introduction to the field
This will be the last Friday. Ill figure out how that will work.
Afterdienst - Counterfeit Service.
What is Religion?
What is Philosophy of Religion?
Why should there be such a thing as Philosophy
October 9, 2012
Office Hours. Come! MW 1-2. Birks 009. We can talk about all sorts of things, including differences between Canadians and Americans.
So Aquinas is talking about a limited knowledge of God. The nature of knowledge. AntiBonaventurean account
October 2, 2012
New relation between ratio and revelation.
Two views, then his own.
One note about what Aquinas was doing. Talk about everything essential to Christianity. As may
tend to the instruction of beginners. Teach sacred doctrine. Definitive, aut
November 27, 2012
Philosophical Theology and then Philosophers of Religion - all of this is nothing but a misunder standing.
You would have me roll out all the ancient sources of religion. All of that argument is merely
over property to which they have no
September 21, 2012
Bonaventure: Chapter 2. Account of the five senses. Sight and touch.
Paragraph 4. Entire sensible world. Is actually dependent on our faculty of cognition.
Apprehension. Particular faculty of our own. Exterior sense objects first to ent