Hart on philosophy and progress

I’ve been on a David Bentley Hart kick these past few weeks. Here’s another quote. This passage concludes a criticism of the state of philosophy (as a discipline). I think it’s equally applicable to general¬†social dialogue¬†(inasmuch as that concept might be said to exist) about contentious, and indeed perennial, problems. …one should never be too […]

Materialism is not a fact of experience

From David Bentley Hart’s Atheist Delusions: There is after all nothing inherently reasonable in the conviction that all of reality is simply an accidental confluence of physical causes without any transcendent source or end. Materialism is not a fact of experience or a deduction of logic; it is a metaphysical prejudice, nothing more, and one […]