David Walsh's anamnesis of modernity: a preface to a preface
von Heyking, John
Intercollegiate Studies Institute
Walsh’s anamnesis moves among modernity’s three pillars: rights, science, and the turn to existence (MPR xii). All three volumes consider these three pillars with varying degrees of intensity. Additionally, his reflections within these volumes are of necessity circumscribed by these pillars because they are not to be understood as concepts, but rather as the core of a practice whose nature is intimated only in its unfolding; or, as Kant explains, our consciousness of the dispositions to virtue can only be known in the effect they have on the mind ...
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Modern Philosophical Revolution: The Luminosity of Existence , Walsh, David , Modernity , Political Science--Philosophy
“David Walsh’s Anamnesis of Modernity: A Preface to a Preface,” Political Science Reviewer. Spring 2010: 140-69.