Posted by: Frank | July 26, 2021

Frank blogged on July 26, 2021 at 09:18AM

Finished reading: Hoping Against Hope: Confessions of a Postmodern Pilgrim by John D. Caputo 📚

Rather than a Platonic, matter and spirit (body and soul) metaphysics, Caputo says the distinction is between two types of time. Conditional time, or time spent doing this to achieve/obtain that, and unconditional time, times when something comes over us that is savored for itself. As metaphor, Caputo uses the rose, which is without why, it blossoms because it blossoms, it cares not for itself and not if it’s seen.

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