Sometimes a simile seems to fit too well…

Here is he whom St. Thomas refers to as The Philosopher expounding on how the soul comes to form universals through sense perceptions…

“Just as in battle, when a rout happens, if one stops, another stops, then another, until it comes to a starting point.”- Aristotle, Posterior Analytics (II19.100a12-13).

 

Comments

  1. Churchill says

    If you study philosophy, is it important to study Aristotle and other Greeks? I was hoping I could leave them out.

  2. Jonathan Webb says

    Don’t worry, all is well. It’s sanctioned by George Soros’ “Responsibility to Protect” doctrine…oh, and because of the anointed one.

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