Transcendental Philosophy and the Study of Religion 7
Archival Number: CD/mp3 487
Author: Lonergan, B.
CD/mp3 487, part 1 of fourth lecture in the 1968 Boston College Institute. Sponsored by Mary Kierans, in the name of Hugh Kierans. The next chapter is on 'The Human Good, Values, Beliefs.' Lonergan begins with his scheme of the human good, identical to that in Method. The human good is always concrete, but its structure can be determined by implicit definition through naming terms and relations. The general structure can be specified in particular ways in given societies at given times. Next, the development of operations, drawing on Piaget, as in Method. The discussion of mediation, though familiar to us from Method, remains important. The shift from classical to modern controls of mediating meaning is part of the problem of method in theology at the present time. Again, a treatment of the development of feelings is also familiar to readers of Method, as is the discussion of progress, decline, and redemption with which the lecture ends.
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