Author Archives: Neo-Pelagius

Athens, Sparta, And The Division And Decline of The West

Originally posted on Phalanx:
The West has long been split into two. “While Athens is justly credited with phenomenal achievements in visual art, architecture, theater, philosophy and democratic politics,” writes Paul Cartledge in The Spartans, “the ideals and traditions of its greatest rival, Sparta, are equally potent and enduring: duty, discipline, the nobility of arms…

Christianity in the Garden of Gethsemane 1997

The implication of this line of Milbank’s argument is that by arguing for Aristotle against Nietzsche, MacIntyre has only attempted to suppress violence with violence. On the other hand, a supposedly uncompromising anti-traditional stance on the part of Derrida makes his strategy appear as nothing more than an insane celebration of violence that has abandoned any hope of achieving a lasting resolution to this conflict.

MENO: A NANO-INTRODUCTION TO SOCRATES AND PLATO

“ANYTUS: You seem to me, Socrates, to be too ready to run people down. My advice to you, if you will listen to it, is to be careful. I dare say that in all cities it is easier to do a man harm than good, and it is certainly so here, as I expect you know yourself.”

Plato, Meno, c.387 BCE. W.K.C. Guthrie translation. Penguin, Harmondsworth, 1961

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Manuscript Forgeries and Counterfeiting Scripture in the Twenty-First Century

PSALMISTICE

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