Society

, Volume 45, Issue 4, pp 322–326 | Cite as

Our Crisis of Self-evidence

Commentary

Abstract

Confidence that the we can hold and be guided by the self-evident truth about our natures is the only real foundation of the liberty our Founders—our political Fathers—worked so hard to protect. But the truth is the more consistently we are guided by our Fathers’ philosopher—John Locke, the more self-evidence becomes a problem for us. We can only address our crisis in self-evidence by knowing better than our Fathers thought they knew.

Keywords

Self-evidence Crisis Lockeans Darwinians Truth 

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© Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Berry CollegeMount BerryUSA

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