Flashcards in Lecture 7 The three turns of immanence Deck (49):
Where does "one is a secret to another, and perhaps even to oneself" come from?
Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities
what are the 3 themes of inwardness in western philo?
1. ANCIENT: socrates; greek injuction "know thyself" "unexamined life is not worth living
2. MEDIEVAL: st. augustine's in interiore homine (the interior man)
3. MODERN: descartes; cartesian cogito; i think therefore i am
When did the dawn of interiority begin and where?
renaissance in italy
What are the 2 forces that composed the dawn of interiority in the west?
1. secularism that characterized the creative and scholarly retrieval of the ancient classics of greece and rome (passionate attention to the mundane and human)
2. intensified individualism (increased study of roman law)