Category Archives: Academic Research

John Milton’s God

Note: The Fall semester officially starts for me as I report to campus tomorrow, in preparation for classes starting next week. So the re-publishing of essays from my graduate school days continues. I hope folks — or at least, some … Continue reading

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An Analysis of 3 Greco-Roman Epics: Iliad, Odyssey, Aeneid

Towards Religious Mystery: Man’s Duplicitous Nature and Development of Religion in The Iliad, The Odyssey, and The Aeneid My trusty Random House College Dictionary defines “duplicity” as “deceitfulness in speech or conduct,” which is the usual meaning of that word.  But duplicity can … Continue reading

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Reading Hegel’s Philosophy of Mind VIII: Hegel’s Nemesis

Note: This is the last journal entry of the Hegel series 13 years ago. 30 September 1999 In my previous journal entry, which was the last one for the Hegel part of my journal for this class, I mentioned a … Continue reading

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Reading Hegel’s Philosophy of Mind VII: Created in Man’s Image

Note: In light of the electoral campaigning going on in the US, this journal entry has become timely. 27 September 1999 Some further thoughts on the role of the State and then man’s relationship to God. Overall, man is guided … Continue reading

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Reading Hegel’s Philosophy of Mind VI: On Theocracy

Note: Wow — I really don’t write like this anymore (lengthy, circuitous sentences.) I think writing a dissertation pretty much pounded it out of me. 22 September 1999 I just finished reading the “Mind Objective” chapter, sections 483 through 552. What … Continue reading

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