Quiet Desperation and the Continental Way

By |2015-12-06T23:01:27-05:00September 25th, 2014|Categories: Peter Strzelecki Rieth, Science|Tags: |

Given the complexity of the subject matter treated in Ms. Christoff-Kurapovna’s excellent essay, “Quiet Desperation & the English Way,” I hope to avoid unnecessary grand standing in my response, opting for taut rebuttal. To be clear: I rather disagree with her argument, and by implication, with Sir John Carew Eccles whose views on the [...]

Quiet Desperation and the English Way

By |2018-01-22T13:24:16-05:00July 1st, 2014|Categories: Marcia Christoff-Kurapovna, Science|Tags: , |

Sir John Carew Eccles “The Nature of Man is the ultimate quest of Science.” —Sir John Carew Eccles “Let us kill Mind!” Otto Neurath declared in 1921. Such was the mental death warrant the West went and issued against itself four centuries after the first modern philosopher declared the triumph of Mind as [...]