The Speech of Eryximachus
  • Philip Goodchild
Part of the Radical Theologies book series (RADT)


Thought Experiment Secret Message Human Person Personal Virtue Bear Witness 
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    Herbert McCabe OP draws on a similar thought experiment, Robert Nozick’s “Experience Machine,” to argue the Thomist case of the priority of activity over experience. McCabe, The Good Life (London: Continuum, 2005), 50.Google Scholar
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    Derrida continues: “The mass productions that today inundate the press and publishing houses do not form their readers; they presuppose in a phantasmatic and rudimentary fashion a reader who has already been programmed. They thus end up preformatting this very mediocre addressee whom they had postulated in advance.” Jacques Derrida, Learning to Live Finally: The Last Interview, trans. Pascale-Anne Brault and Michael Naas (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007), 31.Google Scholar

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