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[In the Critique of Judgement, Kant] explicitly declares "praiseworthy" the ef­forts to trace morphological kinships with the help of comparative anatomy in order to find a system and a principle of creation. From the similarity in the building plans of so many animal species, he draws the hope that in time genuine insight into nature on the basis of mechanical…

To start with the premise that the philosopher is entirely free–the govern­ing assumption of . . . all analytic philosophy–might only end with the asser­tion that what he can teach us is infinitely less than what political life requires. Conversely, to be bound to a history of ideas . . . might liberate thought and politics from the negative and…

Eric Voegelin and the Continental Tradition: Explorations in Modern Political Thought. Lee Trepanier and Steven F. McGuire, eds. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 2011.
 
I am still waiting for a philosophical physician in the exceptional sense of that word–one who has to pursue the problem of the total health of a people, time, race, or of humanity–to muster the courage…

Worldview and Mind: Religious Thought and Psychological Development. Eugene Webb. Columbia, MO:  University of Missouri Press. 2009.

 
Let it be understood up front that Worldview and Mind is a something of a tourdeforce. It is judicious, erudite, insightful, and comprehensive, impressive not only in its main line of argument, but in arresting discussions of myriad topics along the way. Webb…

Part 1 of the Audio Recording may be listened here.
Eric Voegelin: You have something about history. May I ask you just for a piece of paper because I want to draw a little diagram and show it to you? It represents what is perhaps the most important change today in science in the conception of history. What we have in…