The Aletheia Spirit of Truth

The Aletheia  Spirit of Truth

The spiritual fire is to consume the evils inherent in the human soul , the tares . “ There is a fire in Zion , and a furnace in Jerusalem . ” ELDRESS LIZZIE NOYES . Sabbathday Lake , Maine . “ 72 THE ALETHEIA .

Author: Aurelia Gay Mace

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ISBN: WISC:89098854649

Category: Sabbathday Lake (Me.)

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Categories: Sabbathday Lake (Me.)

Myth and Philosophy from the Presocratics to Plato

Myth and Philosophy from the Presocratics to Plato

I suggest that the Aletheia has a similar relationship to the framing element. The proem resolves the problems of mortal dualism on the level of imagery and ...

Author: Kathryn A. Morgan

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781139427524

Category: Philosophy

Page: 313

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This book explores the dynamic relationship between myth and philosophy in the Presocratics, the Sophists, and in Plato - a relationship which is found to be more extensive and programmatic than has been recognized. The story of philosophy's relationship with myth is that of its relationship with literary and social convention. The intellectuals studied here wanted to reformulate popular ideas about cultural authority and they achieved this goal by manipulating myth. Their self-conscious use of myth creates a self-reflective philosophic sensibility and draws attention to problems inherent in different modes of linguistic representation. Much of the reception of Greek philosophy stigmatizes myth as 'irrational'. Such an approach ignores the important role played by myth in Greek philosophy, not just as a foil but as a mode of philosophical thought. The case studies in this book reveal myth deployed as a result of methodological reflection, and as a manifestation of philosophical concerns.
Categories: Philosophy

Aletheia is our God and Dogma

Aletheia is our God and Dogma

“Man cannot possess Truth (Aletheia) except he participates in the Gnōsis.” So we may say now: No man can know the Truth unless he studies the secrets of ...

Author: Helena Petrovna Blavatsky

Publisher: Philaletheians UK

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Category: Religion

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Modern Science and Religions dissemble Truth. Only the Theogony of the Ancient Wisdom-Religion may afford a rare glimpse of Truth. And then Nature will give up her secrets to those who seek Truth for her own sake. And to those who are devoted to Truth, who disregard personal benefit, and who persevere and teach. Verily, that which is justice is truth. As a thing is not just because God wills it, but God wills it because it is just, so there can be no Religion more true or just, than to know the things that are, no Religion higher than Truth. Neither can happiness exist where Truth is absent and where intellectual progress refuses to be subordinated to ethical growth. If bereft of Truth, the whole world will turn upside down. That is why Philaletheia is every true Theosophist’s god and dogma.
Categories: Religion

The Aletheia Spirit of Truth

The Aletheia  Spirit of Truth

Author: Aurelia Gay Mace

Publisher: Ams PressInc

ISBN: STANFORD:36105035569008

Category: Religion

Page: 146

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Categories: Religion

Authors and Authorities in Ancient Philosophy

Authors and Authorities in Ancient Philosophy

In this way, the Doxa is taken to be just as representative of Parmenides' views as the Aletheia, for all that the two parts appear incompatible.

Author: Jenny Bryan

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781316510049

Category: History

Page: 384

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Offers a collection of essays exploring notions of authority and authorship through ancient Greek and Roman philosophy.
Categories: History

Heidegger and the Aesthetics of Living

Heidegger and the Aesthetics of Living

All these words define the horizon of the word “being” in Greek and the way that the Greek word for “being”, that is einai, is in its essence aletheia; ...

Author: Vrasidas Karalis

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 9781443807531

Category: Philosophy

Page: 250

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The publication brings together contributions by many scholars, academics and researchers on the work of the German philosopher from a variety of perspectives and approaches. Prominent thinkers from various disciplines engage in a fascinating dialogue with the work of Martin Heidegger in an attempt to explain and critically evaluate his controversial legacy. The volume is an attempt to go beyond the polarised perceptions about the philosophy of Heidegger and present a neo-humanist reading of what can be still considered “livable” in it. Contributions also examine the consequences of Heidegger’s thinking for a wide range of modes of cultural production and aspects of philosophical enterprise. Finally the volume attempts the first post-political interpretation of his work by focusing on the texts themselves for the conceptual values they formulate and the modes of thinking they established. Contributors are: Gianni Vattimo, Jeff Malpas, Anthony Stephens , Peter Murphy, Elizabeth Grierson, Paolo Bartoloni, John Dalton, Colin Hearfield, Jane Mummery, Robert Sinnerbrink, Ashley Woodward, Peter Williams, George Vassilacopoulos and Vrasidas Karalis.
Categories: Philosophy

Truth and Singularity

Truth and Singularity

But if the Greeks , standing in the midst of aletheia , were satisfied by this without questioning its status , then why will we have to do something more ...

Author: Rudi Visker

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0792363973

Category: Philosophy

Page: 412

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In these essays, Visker (Fund for Scientific Research, Institute of Philosophy) responds both to those critics of Foucault who place post- structuralism in opposition to phenomenology and those who dismiss Foucault's work out of hand as crass relativism. The essays consider the relationship between Foucault's work to that of the phenomenologists (especially Heidegger), the role of intersubjectivity in the works of Foucault and Merleau-Ponty, and the view of the self that emerges from the writings of Foucault and Levinas. Annotation copyrighted by Book News Inc., Portland, OR
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Archaic Theosophy is pre Buddhist Wisdom Religion

Archaic Theosophy is pre Buddhist Wisdom Religion

Theosophy is the Aletheia of Occult Science and the Religion of Reason.

Author: William Quan Judge

Publisher: Philaletheians UK

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Category: Religion

Page: 29

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Theosophy is the Aletheia of Occult Science and the Religion of Reason. Prerequisites and qualifications and for aspirants. The fundamental propositions of the Secret Doctrine. First proposition — Cosmogenesis. Second proposition — Law governs Cosmos and Man. Third proposition — Anthropogenesis. “Spiritual” nature cannot be “cultivated.” A sincere lover of the race can accomplish more in three incarnations during Kali-Yuga, than he could in a much greater number in any other age. What is the “moment of choice”? The elementals are spirits of the four elements of the terrestrial world. Our Earth is densely populated by these mystifying centres of energy. By coalescing around our thoughts, and being coloured by them, they act as impartial agents of karma. Curses, like chickens, come home to roost. As universal law contains within itself the means for its own accomplishment, and the punishment for its violation, it requires no further authority to carry out its decrees. The origin of man, his “original sin,” and his destiny. The doctrine of reincarnation. The inner constitution of man. The real hell is life on earth. The bliss of “paradise” is a delusion of the lower self stemming from the “heresy of individuality,” which heresy determines the monad’s future birth. Upheld through Eternity, Karma decrees harmony across the Universe. Since Compassion is the Spirit of Truth, karma follows its behests and manifests as the Law of ethical causation. It is the One Law that governs the World of Being impartially, to Cosmos, Man, and Angel alike. The universal onward march of evolutionary progress proceeds along contrary directions — spirit falling gradually into matter, and matter ascending to its original condition, that of a pure spiritual substance. Greatness is measured by the standard of genuine spiritual (not psychic) development, i.e., the acquirement of soul-wisdom by personal effort and merit. Heart-wisdom and head-learning are divergent paths. A mountain abyss separates the two, so hopelessly impassable and obstructive to the traveller. The law of spiritual development supersedes the purely intellectual growth; the latter is more of an impediment than of help. Theosophy, being the only system of true religion and philosophy, offers lucid explanations and solutions to the puzzles of life. A rebuke to the Theosophical Publication Society: We are not seeking to cater to fiction readers and curiosity hunters, but to the pressing needs of earnest minds. The United States contain more theosophists and possible subscribers and readers than the whole of Europe. They do not want fiction. They want no padding in their search for truth. They are perfectly able to grasp that which the Theosophical Publication Society in London deems to be “too advanced.”
Categories: Religion

Earth and Gods

Earth and Gods

Previous to Plato, truth had been thought as aletheia, the disclosure. Since physis was thought as the constant coming-forward or revelation, it itself was ...

Author: V. Vycinas

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9789401033596

Category: Philosophy

Page: 328

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Earth and Gods is an attempt to introduce the reader to Heidegger's fully developed philosophy. The title Earth and Gods gives an im pression of not being a general study of Heidegger's philosophy. However, this is not true - the earth and the gods are fundamental ontological symbols of his fully developed philosophy, namely, his third and final phase of thought. This phase repeats the problems of both preceding phases in a fuller and more developed manner; hence, it implies them. The two preceding phases are the phase of Dasein and the phase of Being. These two phases are a natural flow of fundamental problems which reach their final formation and development in the phase of earth and gods. Dasein (the first phase) leads to Being, and Being (the second phase) bursts into fundamental ontological powers of Being (Seinsmiichte) which are earth and sky, gods and mortals (the third phase). Since earth is unthinkable without sky and since gods are gods in the world of mortals - of men, the title Earth and Gods is an abbreviation of these four fundamental powers of Being. Hence, an investigation of earth and gods is an attempt to present Heidegger's philosophy as a whole. Such a presentation provides the reader with the background necessary for a more adequate and efficient understanding of the writings of Heidegger himself. Thus, Earth and Gods may rightly be considered an introduction to Hei degger's philosophy.
Categories: Philosophy

The Undiscover d Country

The Undiscover d Country

moment of aletheia. The Minotaur in particular finds itself in permanent suspension between concealment and un-concealment, lethe and aletheia, ...

Author: Markus Zisselsberger

Publisher: Camden House

ISBN: 9781571134653

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 390

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The first sustained interrogation of travel in Sebald's literary and essayistic work, employing multivalent and new critical perspectives.
Categories: Literary Criticism

Orange Coast Magazine

Orange Coast Magazine

At Aletheia, we have always done our own research. Another important family trait I have incorporated is common sense in terms of valuation, risk and return ...

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Page: 280

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Orange Coast Magazine is the oldest continuously published lifestyle magazine in the region, bringing together Orange County¹s most affluent coastal communities through smart, fun, and timely editorial content, as well as compelling photographs and design. Each issue features an award-winning blend of celebrity and newsmaker profiles, service journalism, and authoritative articles on dining, fashion, home design, and travel. As Orange County¹s only paid subscription lifestyle magazine with circulation figures guaranteed by the Audit Bureau of Circulation, Orange Coast is the definitive guidebook into the county¹s luxe lifestyle.
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Al Jazeera in the Gulf and in the World

Al Jazeera in the Gulf and in the World

objectivity, how do we accomplish the thick reading that the ethics of aletheia requires? If language is central to humanity and changes in mediation are ...

Author: Haydar Badawi Sadig

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9789811334207

Category: Social Science

Page: 318

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This book examines the deeper meaning of the advent of the Al Jazeera Media Network with regard to ongoing debates on global communication ethics, not only in the global public sphere but also in terms of its influence on new non-Western approaches to media ethics. Rather than simply calling for international perspectives on media ethic is a unique and significant addition to the literature on the topic. The book investigates whether Al Jazeera’s vision, mission, and operations are actually inspired by the New World Information Order debates over contra-flow and hegemony. Further, the book identifies ways of developing new non-Western approaches to global communication ethics, as it suggests injecting more cosmopolitanism in global news reporting and commentary.
Categories: Social Science

From a Transcendental semiotic Point of View

From a Transcendental semiotic Point of View

development of Husserl's concept of truth , in the sense of Heidegger's aletheia concept of truth , for the first time . " Two months later Heidegger ...

Author: Karl-Otto Apel

Publisher: Manchester University Press

ISBN: 0719055385

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 247

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Collected together in English, Karl-Otto Apel's work covers a spectrum of philosophical issues. This work is aimed at academics and students concerned with (post-)analytical philosophy, epistemology, history of science, Heidegger's fundamental ontology, current debates about transcendental modes of argument, second-generation Frankfurt School thinkers and American pragmatists. It is also aimed at those interested in reformulations of Kantian themes and redefinitions of older ideas within the linguistic paradigm, as well as those who, being familiar with Habermas' work, wish to know more about the controversies and debates within the circle of the Frankfurt School itself.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

Future Internet FIS 2009

Future Internet   FIS 2009

In this paper we present results of a Aletheia-subproject in which we ... a brief overview of the Aletheia project together with the introduction of the ...

Author: Tanja Zseby

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783642149566

Category: Computers

Page: 117

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The Second Future Internet Symposium washeld during September 1-3, 2009 in Berlin, Germany. FIS 2009 provided a forum for leading researchers and pr- titioners to meet and discuss the wide-ranging scienti?c and technical issues related to the design of a new Internet. This second edition of the symposium con?rmed the sentiment shared during the First Future Internet Symposium, held in Vienna in 2008: designing the Future Internet is a very exciting and challenging task, and a new research community needs to be built around it. With overa billionusers,today’s Internet is arguablythe most successful- man artifact ever created. The Internet’s physical infrastructure, software, and content now play an integral part of the lives of everyoneon the planet, whether they interact with it directly or not. Now nearing its ?fth decade, the Int- net has shown remarkable resilience and ?exibility in the face of ever-increasing numbers of users, data volume, and changing usage patterns, but faces growing challenges in meeting the needs of our knowledge society. Yet, Internet access moves increasingly from ?xed to mobile, the trend towards mobile usage is - deniable and predictions are that by 2014 about 2 billion users will access the Internet via mobile broadband services. This adds a new layer of complexity to the already immense challenges. Globally, many major initiatives are underway to address the need for more scienti?c research, physical infrastructure inve- ment, better education, and better utilization of the Internet. Japan, the USA andEuropeareinvestingheavilyin this area.
Categories: Computers

The Cave and the Butterfly

The Cave and the Butterfly

Aristotle equated the aletheia with pragma and phainomena, which signify things themselves. Here aletheia belongs to the logos.9 Against this tradition, ...

Author: Paul S. Chung

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 9781621893202

Category: Religion

Page: 316

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This study offers an intercultural theory of interpretation and religion. It does so by bringing Western and East Asian traditions into dialogue regarding the nature of interpretation. The result of this innovative study is a theory of interpretation which integrates the socially embodied dimension of human life with the study of hermeneutics and religion in post-foundational and cross-cultural perspective. Toward this end, Paul Chung offers a constructive theology of divine speech-acts in a manner more amenable to the social-public sphere than other proposals. In all of this he deeply considers intercultural horizon of interpretation between West and East and its implications for a theology of interpretation. The result is a truly theological theory of interpretation that takes seriously the issues of intercultural studies and their intersection with Christian doctrine.
Categories: Religion

Existentia

Existentia

We are neither concealed nor revealed by the receding clearing of aletheia ; rather , we are en - lightened by it . As we think beyond the present configuration of our preoccupations and projects , we can discern on the receding stage ...

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105110577496

Category: Philosophy

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Poetry and Poetics in the Presocratic Philosophers

Poetry and Poetics in the Presocratic Philosophers

A mortal audience of the Doxa, who had not heard the Aletheia, would be in the same position as the addressees of Hesiod's Muses: they are unable to tell ...

Author: Tom Mackenzie

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781108922388

Category: Literary Collections

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Of the Presocratic thinkers traditionally credited with the foundation of Greek philosophy, Xenophanes, Parmenides and Empedocles are exceptional for writing in verse. This is the first book-length, literary-critical study of their work. It locates the surviving fragments in their performative and wider cultural contexts, applying intertextual and intratextual analyses in order to reconstruct the significance and impact they conveyed for ancient audiences and readers. Building on insights from literary theory and the philosophy of literature, the book sheds new light on these authors' philosophical projects and enriches our appreciation of their works as literary artefacts. It also expands our knowledge of the genres in which they wrote, of the literary culture of the Western Greek world, and of the development of Greek poetics from the Archaic to the Classical periods, exposing the influence of these thinkers on more famous Sophistic and Platonic ideas about literature.
Categories: Literary Collections

The Turning Points of the New Phenomenological Era

The Turning Points of the New Phenomenological Era

For instance, introducing the concept of aletheia, we may say that the structure of intentionality is a metastable Gestalt uniting intentional acts directed ...

Author: Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9789401134644

Category: Philosophy

Page: 557

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orbit and far beyond it. Indeed, the immense, painstaking, indefatigable and ever-improving effort of Husserl to find ever-deeper and more reliable foundations for the philosophical enterprise (as well as his constant critical re-thinking and perfecting of the approach and so called "method" in order to perform this task and thus cover in this source-excavation an ever more far-reaching groundwork) stands out and maintains itself as an inepuisable reservoir for philosophical reflec tion in which all the above-mentioned work has either its core or its source. In fact, in his undertaking to re-think the entire philosophical enterprise as such and to recreate philosophy upon what he sought to be at least a satisfactorily legitimated basis, Husserl, through his already systematised and "authorized" work, and his courses, and later on in his spontaneous reflection (which did not find its way into a definitive corpus but was nevertheless sufficiently coherent with his previously established body of thought to be considered a continuation of it), uncovers perspectives upon the universe of man and projects their new philosophical thematisation that brings together all the attempts by philosophers (e. g. , Merleau-Ponty, who drew upon this material and found there his own inspiration) who succeeded him with foundational intentions; it also gives a core of philosophical ideas and insights for the youngergenerationofphilosophers today.
Categories: Philosophy

Foucault and Heidegger

Foucault and Heidegger

But if the Greeks , standing in the midst of aletheia , were satisfied by this without questioning its status , then why will we have to do something more ...

Author: Alan Milchman

Publisher: U of Minnesota Press

ISBN: 0816633797

Category: Philosophy

Page: 368

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An essential consideration of these two closely related and influential figures. Michel Foucault and Martin Heidegger are two of the most important intellectual figures of the twentieth century, and yet there are significant, largely unexplored questions about the relationship between their projects. Foucault and Heidegger stages a crucial critical encounter between these two thinkers; in doing so, it clarifies not only the complexities of the Heidegger-Foucault relationship, but also their relevance to questions about truth and nihilism, acquiescence and resistance, and technology and agency that are central to debates in contemporary thought. These essays examine topics ranging from Heidegger's and Foucault's intellectual forebears to their respective understanding of the Enlightenment, modernity, and technology, to their conceptions of power and the political.
Categories: Philosophy