The Disinterested Spectator

The Disinterested Spectator A Journal of Philosophical Research & Cultural Criticism

  • The Code of a Detective
    by N.W. Flitcraft on 4 de julho de 2018 at 18:33

    “The operative responsible for Hammett’s detective training was James Wright, a squat, street-tough little bullet of a man, already a legend in Pinkerton circles for his daring and expertise. He was … The post The Code of a Detective appeared first on The Disinterested Spectator. […]

  • Scholium on Summa I, 4–6
    by N.W. Flitcraft on 22 de junho de 2018 at 03:46

    Agere sequitur esse. This venerable scholastic dictum — i.e., “action follows upon being” — encapsulates the point at issue in Summa Theologiae  I, Quest. 4–6. What a thing does  is a ‘second … The post Scholium on Summa I, 4–6 appeared first on The Disinterested Spectator. […]

  • Philosophy of The Distinction
    by N.W. Flitcraft on 3 de fevereiro de 2018 at 23:42

    The article reproduced here was first published as “The Distinction and the Priority of Philosophy” on the website of the Philos-Sophia Initiative. A key element of Wolfgang Smith’s thought is his … The post Philosophy of The Distinction appeared first on The Disinterested Spectator. […]

  • Friendship & Affectionship
    by N.W. Flitcraft on 23 de janeiro de 2018 at 08:27

    Anyone who has read C. S. Lewis’ The Four Loves  is aware that there are four terms in ancient Greek corresponding to four related but different meanings of the English word … The post Friendship & Affectionship appeared first on The Disinterested Spectator. […]

  • Scholium on Architectonic Philosophy
    by N.W. Flitcraft on 1 de novembro de 2017 at 20:21

    I have always found Aristotle’s description of metaphysics as an ‘architectonic science’ right on the mark. I certainly think of philosophy architectonically, as opposed to ‘dialectically’. Actually, I fancy this … The post Scholium on Architectonic Philosophy appeared first on The Disinterested Spectator. […]