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It is a piece of conventional wisdom that what we see all the time we do not see at all, and that the very assumption that is accepted by everyone is the assumption that is neither questioned, nor remarked upon, or noticed.
The urge to know is so universal among human beings and so continually operative that it is difficult to…

The unfolding of noetic consciousness in the psyche of the classic philosophers is not an "idea," or a "tradition," but an event in the history of mankind. The symbols developed in its course are "true" in the sense that they intelligibly articulate the experience of existential unrest in the process of becoming cognitively luminous. Though the classic analysis is neither…

The following is a transcript of a discussion held at the Thomas More Institute on November 9, 1970. Participants were Eric Voegelin, Erin O'Connor, Charlottee Tansey, and Cathleen Going.
 
charlotte tansey: I don't quite see how to ask a question that doesn't come out of an overstatement.
eric voegelin: The questioning we are talking about now is a state­ment, not the fundamental…
Agata Metek

Problem ladu politycznego. eseje o mysli Erica Voegelina (The Problem of Political Order. Essays on the Thought of Eric Voegelin), forward by Michal. J. Czarnecki. Warszawa: Fudnacja Swietego Mikołaja i Redakcja Teologii Politycznej, 2010.
 
Essays On The Thought of Eric Voegelin [Eseje o mysli Erica Voegelina] is the first major anthology of texts on Eric Voegelin's philosophy that has been translated…

Christian Faith and Human Understanding. Robert Sokolowski. Washington, DC: The Catholic University Press of America, 2006.
 
Professor Mark Malvasi in his delightful book, The UnregenerateSouth, says that John Crowe Ransom, the Fugitive Poet, Agrarian, and noted critic, believed “Science flattered men’s vanities and quieted their apprehensions. Like modern Christianity, science offered men hope that they could escape death.” In his poetry,…

The unfolding of noetic consciousness in the psyche of the classic philosophers is not an "idea," or a "tradition," but an event in the history of mankind. The symbols developed in its course are "true" in the sense that they intelligibly articulate the experience of existential unrest in the process of becoming cognitively luminous.
Though the classic analysis is neither the…