Posts Tagged ‘logos’

The Four Noble Truths of Buddhism-from a Platonist: Can you spot the similarities?

Buddhism has had a long history that scholars have tried to understand for some time.  Looking at the history of Buddhism one sees many different and diverse branches or developments within the tradition.  The two major traditions are Hinayana (the lesser vehicle) and Mahayana (the greater vehicle).  They are very different; however, the different traditions have…

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The Meaning of Words: A Platonic understanding of Logos.

The Meaning of Words: A Platonic Understanding We live in a world today where, unfortunately, we have forgotten that words have meaning. Even worse is the curious fact that there is a war on “meaning” itself with such maxims as “It Is All Relative.” This “meaning” is important to understand for a Platonic Philosopher on…

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Platonic Metaphysics and the Path of Wisdom.

If you walk down the street and you ask people about Christianity, they are familiar with the topic usually in some way, if you are in a western culture. Even in the west, or the developed nations, people are becoming more accustomed to hearing about matters such as yoga, Buddhism, or Hinduism. They might have…

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