Theologian as a Man
Sku: 53600D0E060
Archival Number: A536
Author: Lonergan, B.
Language(s): English,
Decade: 1960
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1 page headed 'Theologian as a Man,' treats Horizon and Authenticity. Related to previous two (534, 535).

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53600D0E060

 

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Theologian as a Man

 

Horizon – name, notion, relative, absolute

                   constitution of man – new anthropology    meaning/history

                   relevant to (1) self-knowledge (2) heuristic structure for object

                                                                             (mediating)

 

Authenticity – we are dependent on history, socio-cultural milieu

                      increasing responsibility for one’s horizon

                      absolute horizon supposes a normative horizon

 

          1 unauthentic       polymorphism

                                      obnubilation – individual, disciples, school, tradition

                                      rationalization

                                      private, group, general bias

 

          2 normative                   empirical consciousness – be perceptive

                                      intellectual consc – get the point

                                      rational consc – judgment

                                      respons – choice

 

          3 Existenz: Seinkönnen – authenticity precarious – authenticity as known

                                                          scientific method = dodge

 

Transcendental Method [fully deliberate quest of authenticity – at key point: knowing]

 

          direct operations – objects common sense / science nat / human

                                    – component in nonbehaviorist human sc.

                                        

                                exp   │     of direct operations – cognitional theory

          introspective   und           │→ of their objectivity – epistemology

                                judg           │     of their objects – metaphysics of prop. being

 

          basic terms & relations are immediately given operations & structures

                   i.e., preconceptual – self-appropriation

          hence open

          basically invariant

          nuanced

          empirically controlled

          transcendental: world of possible experience / on analogy of ?

          normative: p. and cp.

          critical

          grounds all methods and itself: act of self-conscious respons. free subject