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Synopsis This is Pierre Grimes' third in a series of articles on the subject of philosophy, philosophical counseling, philosophical midwifery, and The Self, published in Philosophical Practice , the journal of the American Philosophical Practitioners Association (of which Pierre was the founder) with permissions of the author and the editor. It is reproduced here under a Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 International license . Pierre is the inventor of philosophical midwifery in its modern sense,...
Topics: plato, philosophy, parmenides, republic, self, logos, pathologos, pg1, appa-journal,...
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Synopsis This is Pierre Grimes' second in a series of articles on the subject of philosophy, philosophical counseling, philosophical midwifery, and The Self, published in Philosophical Practice , the journal of the American Philosophical Practitioners Association (of which Pierre was the founder) with permissions of the author and the editor. It is reproduced here under a Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 International license . Pierre is the inventor of philosophical midwifery in its modern sense,...
Topics: plato, philosophy, parmenides, republic, self, logos, pathologos, pg1, appa-journal,...
Synopsis This is Pierre Grimes' fourth in a series of articles on the subject of philosophy, philosophical counseling, philosophical midwifery, and The Self, published in Philosophical Practice , the journal of the American Philosophical Practitioners Association (of which Pierre was the founder) with permissions of the author and the editor. It is reproduced here under a Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 International license . Pierre is the inventor of philosophical midwifery in its modern sense,...
Topics: plato, philosophy, parmenides, republic, self, logos, pathologos, pg1, appa-journal,...
Synopsis This is a video-recording of Pierre's 10:30am talk at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Philosophical Practitioners Association (APPA) .  APPA President Lou Marinoff introduces Pierre. Noetic Society members attending were Pierre and his wife Nancy and son Peter, JulieP and her husband Rus, ReginaU, and YoniG (who filmed). More information on that meeting can be found at the APPA Events page under the "Previous APPA Annual Meetings" tab, including a photograph of the...
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Synopsis This is Pierre Grimes' fifth in a series of articles on the subject of philosophy, philosophical counseling, philosophical midwifery, and The Self, published in Philosophical Practice , the journal of the American Philosophical Practitioners Association (of which Pierre was the founder) with permissions of the author and the editor. It is reproduced here under a Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 International license . Pierre is the inventor of philosophical midwifery in its modern sense,...
Topics: plato, philosophy, parmenides, republic, self, logos, pathologos, pg1, appa-journal,...
Synopsis This is Pierre Grimes' first in a series of articles on the subject of philosophy, philosophical counseling, philosophical midwifery, and The Self, published in Philosophical Practice , the journal of the American Philosophical Practitioners Association (of which Pierre was the founder) with permissions of the author and the editor. It is reproduced here under a Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 International license . Pierre is the inventor of philosophical midwifery in its modern sense,...
Topics: plato, philosophy, parmenides, republic, self, logos, pathologos, pg1, appa-journal,...
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Dialogue(s): parmenides Chapters: hyp4;hyp8 Sections: 158c (P19-P21), 164c-165b (P8-P17) Attendees: Pierre, Barbara, David, JulieH, Eldar Re-reading hyp4: 158c (P19-P21) to compare with hyp8 regarding infinite multitude Then hyp8, starting with P8 (164c) Infinite multitude, both in 4 & 8, but going to different conclusions Sudden appearance, here, like a dream Does it help to come to a general idea of what each of these hypotheses can represent, so that then you can use the idea once you...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, parmenides, hyp4, hyp8
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another morning of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. Today we read book 4, the last paragraph of chapter 34 (p. 295 in the Prometheus Trust version), and chapters 35-39. We will be on to book 5, chapter 3 next time. Attendees Pierre, David, Eldar, JulieH,...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, theology-of-plato, proclus, book04, chap34, chap35, chap36, chap37,...
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Stephanos sections 163b-164b (yes, there is distortion at higher volumes on the right stereo channel. it's not you. i had the gain up too high on the 2nd mike. mea culpa. -JS) Pierre Grimes with Noetic Society members Barbara, David, Regina, Bradley, Yoni, Eldar, JeffS Working from Plato's Parmenides: The Juan and Maria Balboa Translation http://noeticsociety.org/psg
Topics: plato, philosophy, ideas, self, parmenides, NSPRM, hyp7, pg1
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Dialogue(s): parmenides Chapters: hyp2 Sections: 143b 143c 143d 143e Attendees: Pierre, Barbara, David, Regina, JulieH, Nancy, Bradley, JulieP, Eldar, JeffS Working from Plato's Parmenides: The Juan and Maria Balboa Translation More info: http://noeticsociety.org/psg
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Pierre explores dreams with 7 of us in one night.. Wow! Almost 3 hours of work (play!) .. Thank you, Pierre. More info: http://noeticsociety.org
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSDRM, pg1, NSFRI
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Sections: Imperfection, part 2 Synopsis In a way, a continuation of last week's talk . Pierre leads the Friday night NS attenders through a 'reminder' session, regarding what they already know about the Providential world they live in (though it can certainly seem the opposite). This subject is also continued in the next morning's Saturday chat . More Info Pierre Grimes and Philosophical Midwifery The Noetic Society The Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society collection here on archive.org.
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Synopsis Before our regular Friday night talk , Pierre helps JeffL explore a recent dream. Dream Texts JeffL’s Dream – Thu 25 June 2020 I’m going with Brad T and we’re going down this alley. We’re going to a pizza parlor. There is a group of us and our friend Chris ordered the pizzas and we are going to pick them up. The pizzas are already paid for and everything. We also happen to be in Arkansas. We go into the pizza shop and I’m thinking “damn Arkansas, isn’t this a Covid...
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Thanks to Bob Keller for filming, Julie Grabel Postel for producing and funding, and Sean Angier and Lisa Bivens for editing and digitizing from VHS to DVD. http://noeticsociety.org
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRS, pg1, analogy
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(originally was to be: Chinul). Thanks to Bob Keller for filming, Julie Grabel Postel for producing and funding, and Sean Angier and Lisa Bivens for editing and digitizing from VHS to DVD. http://noeticsociety.org
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRS, pg1, neoplatonism
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Topics: philosophy, plato, timaeus, NSFRI, pg1
Synopsis Another Sunday afternoon with Pierre and members of the NS. Pierre helps a few members through some questions they've been having on their recent reading. Highlights One, Being (verb), Ousia (noun): difference? 3:12 And what kinds of things can be said to have “being”? What is “Being”? 3:19 anything that Beauty and Truth share? 3:21 Must anything you are going to call, “being”, be an idea (a beholding, not a concept) something that may be beheld 3:24 Can ideas (eidos,...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, parmenides, elements, euclid
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Dialogue(s): parmenides Chapters: hyp4 Sections: 158a-d Attendees: Pierre, Barbara, David, Regina, Sayon, JeffS Working from Plato's Parmenides: The Juan and Maria Balboa Translation More info: http://noeticsociety.org/psg Image, Crop Circles 59 , courtesy Le Petit Poulailler on Flickr , CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, parmenides, hyp4
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Jed's dream Sunday 12-17-17 I have come to class. I have an assignment to hand in, it's Friday, the last day of school. I feel like im beind. I haven't done it yet. It will prevent me from getting a get a grade if i don't hand it in. All my years work gone because i haven't finished this assignment. In the dream i try to create time to do the assignment, but as i sit at the computer and start trying to write it i feel i cannot. There is no inspiration or good idea for this assignment, and it...
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Dialogue(s): parmenides Chapters: hyp5 Sections: 159b-160b (P1-P18) Attendees: Pierre, Barbara, David, Regina, JulieH, JulieP, Eldar Notes How is 5 or 6 necessary, after hyp4? The Role of 'Difference' Rejection of the idea of likeness and unlikeness being inherent in the selves (in the 5th) Therefore, we can turn it around and say, is it not interesting that likeness and unlikeness ARE inherent in selves? For if they were inherent in selves, they could then be said to be like and unlike....
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, parmenides, hyp5
Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another morning of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. Today we read Chapters 16 and 17 of Book 3. Attendees Pierre, Regina, Eldar, JulieH, Barbara, David, JeffS More Info (*) Proclus' Theology of Plato (Thomas Taylor translation): Volume Eight in the Thomas...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, theology-of-plato, proclus, book03, chap16, chap17
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Synopsis Another great Saturday chat with Pierre. We did three dreams, and in between, we discussed the nature of counter-attacks (see Pierre's book on Philosophical Midwifery), the nature of the pathologos, cultural/national pathologoses, and the death of Socrates (in the Phaedo). Dream Texts JulieH's Dream - March 30 2019 I’m at a college and I’ve just come into the room of this man who's apparently the teacher of a class and my job is to teach this topic. He’s taken some kind of...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSSAT, pg1, NSDRM
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Synopsis Eric explores a recent dream with Pierre's help. Dream Text EricG's Dream -- Sun 2 Feb 2020 It was like being in a video game, but the feeling of the environment was much more real. I was a relatively low rank or level in this world, and I had just killed someone in a fight who was of a similar rank. I went to inspect and pick up his equipment and armor to compare its quality to mine. His weapon and some of his armor were notably better than mine, so I replaced those pieces of...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSDRM, pg1
Dialogue(s): commentary-on-platos-parmenides;parmenides Sections: 628,663,689,703 [Thanks to Marty and Yoni for videotaping and editing/production, and to StefanR for title and cataloguing info.] More Info Pierre Grimes and Philosophical Midwifery The Noetic Society The Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society collection here on archive.org.
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSFRI, pg1, nsaops, commentary-on-platos-parmenides, parmenides
Synopsis Another Friday night with Pierre and members of the NS. Pierre starts out asking several of us -- regarding last week's 3 meetings ( Fri , Sat , Sun ) on the Logos in Proclus' Elements of Theology : What's it like exploring and trying to come to an understanding of the Logos? Highlights What's it like exploring and trying to come to an understanding of the Logos? 7:27 with Barbara, on Proposition 123 What is the relationship between a particular activity and its parent (where it comes...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSFRI, pg1, theology-of-plato, elements-of-theology, book03, chap01, prop123,...
Dialogue(s): parmenides Chapters: hyp5;hyp9 Sections: 159b-160b,165e-166c Stephanus Pages, Explicit (for searching): 159b 160a 160b 160c 160d 160e 165e 166a 166b 166c [Thanks to StefanR for title and Stephanus pages] More info: http://noeticsociety.org
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSFRI, pg1, parmenides, hyp5, hyp9, nsaops
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Work: Enneads Sections: 1.3.1-6 (Ennead 1, Treatise / Tractate 3, Chapters 1-6) Text Used: The Essential Plotinus , Elmer O'Brien, transl. ISBN-13: 978-0915144099 ISBN-10: 0915144093 [Thanks to StefanR for Title and Sections] More info: http://noeticsociety.org
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSFRI, pg1, enneads, plotinus, nsaops, neoplatonism
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Dialogue: Symposium Stephanus Pages: 180c-189a Texts used: Symposium , transl. Juan & Maria Balboa Plato: Lysis. Symposium. Gorgias. , transl. W.R.M. Lamb. (Loeb Classical Library No. 166)  ISBN-10: 0674991842, ISBN-13: 978-0674991842 Great Dialogues of Plato , transl. W.H.D. Rouse.  1984 Mentor books: ISBN-10 0451628276, ISBN-13 978-0451628275; 2015 Signet reprint: ISBN-10: 0451471709, ISBN-13: 978-0451471703. The Banquet , transl. Thomas Taylor. Printed in Works of Plato, Vol 3 . ISBN...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSFRI, pg1, symposium, nsaops
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Dialogue(s): timaeus Sections: 29b-30d [Thanks to Marty and Yoni for videotaping and editing/production, and to StefanR for title and cataloguing info.] More info: http://noeticsociety.org
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(Dreamwork). Thanks to Bob Keller for filming, Julie Grabel Postel for producing and funding, and Sean Angier and Lisa Bivens for editing and digitizing from VHS to DVD. http://noeticsociety.org
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRS, pg1
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Dialogue(s): parmenides Chapters: hyp9 Attendees: Working from Plato's Parmenides: The Juan and Maria Balboa Translation More info: http://noeticsociety.org/psg Image, Crop Circles 27 , courtesy Le Petit Poulailler on Flickr , CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, parmenides, hyp9
Dialogue(s): timaeus Sections: 38e-40b, 50a-d [Thanks to Marty and Yoni for videotaping and editing/production, and to StefanR for title and cataloguing info.] More info: http://noeticsociety.org
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Dialogue(s): philebus Sections: 11d-e,17c-e,18b-c,30c-d,58c-e,62a [Thanks to Marty and Yoni for videotaping and editing/production, and to StefanR for title and cataloguing info.] More info: http://noeticsociety.org
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSFRI, pg1, nsaops, philebus
Dialogue(s): the-history-of-the-restoration-of-the-platonic-theology Sections: pp174-177 [I believe the text used was Thomas Taylor, Vol. VII Oracles and Mysteries (260pp) ISBN 978-1898910-060, from Prometheus Trust Catalogue .] [Thanks to Marty for videotaping and editing/production, and to StefanR for title and cataloguing info.] More info: http://noeticsociety.org
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSFRI, pg1, nsaops, the-history-of-the-restoration-of-the-platonic-theology,...
Dialogue(s): commentary-on-platos-parmenides Sections: 1009,732-734 [Thanks to Marty and Yoni for videotaping and editing/production, and to StefanR for title and cataloguing info.] More Info Pierre Grimes and Philosophical Midwifery The Noetic Society The Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society collection here on archive.org.
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSFRI, pg1, nsaops, commentary-on-platos-parmenides, parmenides, proclus
Dialogue(s): theaetetus Sections: 208b-210d [Thanks to Marty and Yoni for videotaping and editing/production, and to StefanR for title and cataloguing info.] More Info Pierre Grimes and Philosophical Midwifery The Noetic Society The Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society collection here on archive.org.
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSFRI, pg1, nsaops, theaetetus
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Dialogue(s): letters Chapters: letters09;letters10 [Thanks to Marty and Yoni for videotaping and editing/production, and to StefanR for title and cataloguing info.] More Info Pierre Grimes and Philosophical Midwifery The Noetic Society The Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society collection here on archive.org.
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSFRI, pg1, nsaops, letters, pseudo-dionysius
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Pierre guides participants in understanding the depth of Achilles’ problem and seeing how the Achaians judge the reasoning (the arguments, the logos) that each of them give in response to one another. Opening Questions What can we learn in Book 9? Why is Book 9 there? How do they (the Achaians) understand Achilles’ problem? What do they offer to get him (Achilles) back into his combat or overcome his problem? (Singularly important) How do these men judge one anothers’ plans and...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSFRI, pg1, nsaops, iliad, homer
Synopsis A fun but rigorous Saturday morning, Jitsi'ing with Pierre. He starts over with having us as a group read the 1st hypothesis of Plato's Parmenides (*), and watching how Parmenides reasons, in a curious way that we moderns are not familiar with, to reason about the One-Self. Topic Highlights and Pierre' s Questions [This section is under construction: These are not complete.. I could not keep up today. Will have to edit and add more notes later. It was just too good and the points were...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSSAT, pg1, parmenides, hyp1, NSPRM
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Synopsis We continue our study of Plato’s Ion ( Balboa translation ) with Pierre. Pierre offers us many questions (see below), but the main thing at this point he is still challenging us to do is to: pull together as many quotes as we can to build up an understanding of what Socrates’ idea of an ‘art’ is, and especially a reciter’s (rhapsode’s) art (none of us have assembled the full list yet) use that definition to ask whether Socrates uses an art and knowledge that include the...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, ion
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Synopsis Saturday morning with Pierre, starting again with ‘part’ and ‘whole’ in the opening lines of the first hypothesis of Plato’s Parmenides . (We use the Balboa translation .) Highlights Hellos to Eve and Niko Belinda: What can we say about the Self? Is it Intellect Intellecting the Intelligible? Continuing yesterday’s discussion In order for a part to become a part of a whole, must it fit symmetrically? Why did ‘God’ give us symmetry? I.e., What is the origina of symmetry?...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSSAT, pg1, parmenides, hyp1, proclus, commentary-first-alcibiades
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Dialogue(s): parmenides Chapters: plg Sections: 130b-e Attendees: Pierre, Barbara, David, Regina, Nancy, Eldar, JeffS Timaeus 29e on Likeness , "This principle, then, we shall be wholly right in accepting from men of wisdom as being above all the supreme originating principle of Becoming and the Cosmos." Jung, archetypes, participation (and the problems with this). Huston Smith The History of the Kabbalah (and Jewish Platonists in southern Spain) Working from Plato's Parmenides: The...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, parmenides
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Dialogue(s): parmenides Chapters: plg;hyp1 Sections: 128c 128d 128e 129a 129b 129c 129e 129e 130a 130b Attendees: Pierre, Barbara, Eldar, Nancy, JeffS Note: if anyone would like to contribute notes, please email them to me and i will paste them here in the description section. Working from Plato's Parmenides: The Juan and Maria Balboa Translation More info: http://noeticsociety.org/psg Image pointilism courtesy of Flickr user aesthetics of crisis (aestheticsofcrisis) under a CC BY-NC-SA 2.0...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, parmenides, plg, hyp1
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Dialogue(s): parmenides Chapters: hyp2 Sections: 143c 143d 144c 144d 144e 145a 145b Attendees: Pierre, Barbara, David, Regina, JulieH, Nancy, Eldar, Bill, JeffS Beginning to 41:00 - Regina's question on couples 143c,d 41:30 to end - Discussion on whole, parts, singular, plural 144c-145b Working from Plato's Parmenides: The Juan and Maria Balboa Translation More info: http://noeticsociety.org/psg
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Dialogue(s): parmenides Chapters: hyp8,hyp4 Sections: 165c-165e (P20-P24), 158b (P15) Attendees: Pierre, Barbara, JulieH, Eldar, Regina 165c P20 additions: "and by appearing to be like.." Comparing the 8th hypothesis here to the shadows on the wall of the allegory of the Cave (in The Republic) 0:16:40 P22 What is a phantasm? Does its origin lie in "the different"? In any universe, if there are 2 things, and one is a phantom of the other, there is a fundamental difference...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, parmenides, hyp8, hyp4
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Text of dreams Marie's dream Mon 12 March 2018 There is a language. Listen to it. JeffS's dream – Wed 14 March 2018 1. A young guy and his friend plot to kill the guy’s mother. Now the son has done it (taken care of the job), and they are at another house. The police (who do not know that the son and his friend did this) happen to bring the body over to this same other house, out on the lawn (out of my view). I am a little confused (in the dream) as to why the police bring the body over to...
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Dialogue(s): theology-of-plato Chapters: book01;chap26;chap27 Attendees: Pierre, David, Barbara, Eldar, Yoni, JulieH Synopsis Pierre leads the NS morning Parmenides study group through more reading of Proclus' Theology of Plato (*). This morning we read Book 1, Chapter 26, and the first half of 27. Highlights 0:00:00 --- Ch 26 - Divinity, the Immortal, the Intelligible Problems with Proclus' definition of 'divine' The role of Ousia on various levels We spend some time on the sentence, "For...
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Attendees: Pierre, Regina, Barbara, David, JulieH Synopsis Pierre leads the NS Parmenides study group through more of Proclus' Theology of Plato (*). We read Chapter 4 beginning at the second paragraph to the end, and Chapter 5 (only the 2nd paragraph). And about one third of the way into the 1st paragraph of Chapter 6. Pierre also suggested we go back and review chapter 11 in Book 1 for a reminder as to where we're going with the Theology. No charts today. Highlights Book 2, ch 4, para #2...
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Synopsis Grace explores a dream with Pierre as the first item in our NS Saturday morning meeting today, before we continue with the study of the Iliad . Dream Text Grace's Dream -- Fri 3 April 2020 -- “Rabbit in the Forest” traffic accident. a car is tipped, engine on, gas leaking. back door open. a basket of kittens on the seat. i hand it the basket to a guy whose arm is gashed and ask him to take it to the hospital behind him. he stares at me and i growl “go” and he turns and walks...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSDRM, pg1, nsvc
Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another session. Today we read Synopsis After first exploring two dreams , we continue our puzzling today on the first hypothesis of Plato’s Parmenides . Pierre opens it up and asks those of us who have been reading and studying in it what questions we have. We get a good question or two to look at, but at the end Pierre asks tus to bring more questions next time. As usual, we use the translation from our own Juan and...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, parmenides, hyp1
Title Plato: Lysis; Proclus: Commentary on Plato’s Parmenides DDDAS and the Virtues (and their Lack) in Every Past Pathologos Scene Synopsis We were supposed to start this beginner/dialogue track this Friday night, with Plato’s Lysis . It was to be a beginner’s meeting, but it ends up being advanced, talking about Proclus after all, and DDDAS (Definition, Demonstration, Division, Analysis and Synthesis), as well as the Virtues and Philosophical Midwifery. Highlights Why Lysis? Why did...
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Synopsis Another fine Saturday morning exploring dreams with Pierre’s midwifery. Highlights Continuation of Kate’s dream exploration from last night . Exploration of Josh’s Dream More exploration of Darlene’s dream from September 12th . A brief hello and announcement from Juan Balboa on his latest translation of Damascius (See references, below) Dream Texts Kate’s Dream (reprinted from yesterday) Brother came back in the dream. I was trying to get something to record him. He was just...
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Synopsis On this Sunday, JulieH and Regina explore recent dreams with Pierre midwifing. Dream Texts JulieH’s Dream – Sun 22 Nov 2020 I had won a political position as speaker of the head of the city, or yea, like the city. So, those were separate collections – there was the head of the city - I don’t know if it was city – it was some big public body, and I won the position of speaker of that body. And really, the only thing that was in the dream was my having won this position But in...
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Synopsis Another great, but challenging Sunday with Pierre. We get into mapping/matching a) the first 12 steps (of the 24) of Proclus’ demonstration of the dialectic on Providence , from his Commentary on Plato’s Parmenides onto b) the 12 mundane gods listed (in 4 triads) in Proclus’ Theology of Plato , Book 6, Chapter 22. Mostly we use the Balboa translations of these, but a bit of the Morrow and Dillon ( Commentary.. ). See Resources, below. Highlights [Note: My notes, as usual are...
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Stephanos sections 163b-164b Pierre, Barbara, David, Regina, Bradley, Nancy, Eldar, JeffS Working from Plato's Parmenides: The Juan and Maria Balboa Translation More info: http://noeticsociety.org/psg
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Stefanos sections: 129b-c,136b-c From Barbara: A smallish group today: Gina, Dave, Brad, Me, Pierre, and Josh. Pierre began the session by asking, "Is it worthwhile being clear about what Parmenides says the nature and power of that which can destroy the dialectic?" We started at 135B-C. Pierre asked about this passage, "Is this a perfect description of Socrates?" Then we went to Socrates at 129 B-C to examine Socrates' position to see if it matched. Then we went back to...
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Stefanos sections: 127e,136a Barbara's notes: Greetings, included is today's audio. And a chart picture by Brad. Present: Pierre, Barbara, David, Bradley, Josh, Kevin, Regina, Yoni Sorry but this tape starts a bit late, maybe 3 minutes. Pierre speaks increasingly softly as the class progressed. We become increasingly quiet. I push the tape recorder ever closer. He nudges it away. However, I'm hoping it's clear to you. I haven't checked. The subject of the discussion might be described as...
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Dialogue(s): greater-hippias Sections: 295d-297c [The audio static from 0:03:02 - 0:08:18 has been fixed.] Second NSFRI on the Greater Hippias. (Last week's talk is here . Also, we continue the next day in our NSSAT Saturday chat on the same topic.) This was really a fun talk. Synopsis Pierre explores going through Plato's dialogue, Greater Hippias, replacing the word, "beauty" with the word, "wealth", since in our times, many more people seem concerned with wealth than with...
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Dialogue(s): parmenides Chapters: hyp1 Sections: 135e,136a-c Attendees: Pierre, Eldar, Barbara, Regina, JulieH Synopsis Working to understand Parmenides' description of the 'exercise' that Socrates should engage himself in. We have also in the past discussions referred to this as a 'dialectic', with 8 parts. Proclus also expands on it (to 24) in his Commentary. Highlights 0:00:30 to 0:19:00 Regina's pseudo-question re 135e, P56 19:00 Barbara - translation issues at P56 "can":...
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Dialogue(s): parmenides Chapters: plg Sections: 133e-134b Synopsis We work our way through the "Master Argument" -- the section of the prologue of Plato's Parmenides dialogue dealing with the largest problem with Socrates' "Theory of Forms". Timeline 0:00:00 Pierre starts out with an outline to the concepts of "mastership", "benefit", and "art", in the Platonic senses. (Most of these taken from the Republic.) Philosophy thus resulting as the...
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Synopsis Second segment of a Saturday morning with Pierre. (First segment was dreams, here .) We continue our discussion from yesterday morning's Parmenides study and last night's Friday talk regarding Soul, the self-motive power, and intellect. Most of the discussion revolves around the difference between humans and (other) animals. All of this stems from our study in yesterdays Parmenides morning group, of section 66 of Book 1, Chapter 13, of Proclus' Theology of Plato . More Info Pierre...
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Synopsis Another great Saturday morning with Pierre. Again, just dreams today. Pierre has JulieH try her hand at midwifing Eldar. Dream Texts Barbara's Dream - Fri 13 Sept 2019 I’m visiting Kate Shannon’s house and it’s Christmas time. She has in her house not only her own children but she has a child she’s caring for who’s troubled in some way. She’s making food for them and one of the things she makes is a sandwich with processed cheese in a stack, American cheese. And she asks me...
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Synopsis Another fun Friday night with Pierre and members of the NS. We continue our discussion of Plotinus 6.2.21, which gets us into Timaeus and Nous. Highlights Plotinus 6.2.21, Continued 7:04:30pm PST Chris asks: What are the four genera? A Study in what Plotinus calls, “Seeing” An Exploration of “Nous-ing and Logos-ing” Does Plotinus have a certain development? Compare Plotinus’ first and last descriptions of “seeing” Discussion of “seeing” in the greek with Barbara and...
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another session. Today we read Synopsis Another good Sunday afternoon with Pierre and members of the NS. Highlights Exploration of JulieH's recent dream Exploration of Eldar's recent dream Exercising the Intellect (Nous) Through the Logos 4:45pm Dialogue with Bradley about being offered a chance to be a buddhist abbot Dream Texts JulieH's Dream -- Fri 19 Mar 2021 A I was at this gym. And it was part of or at the place where...
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Synopsis Changing the teaching of math, with Josh Pierre midwifes Barbara and JulieH through making sense of their recent dreams. Dream Texts Barbara's Dream Fragment There's a lady standing in front of me, and she is saying there are two presents. That present, and this present. JulieH's Dream #2 — Sun 17 Nov 2019 I’m at some place that is VERY RIGID. It’s a square room and like an insurance company. I’m the customer and the woman helping me works for other company. We’re over at...
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another morning of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. Today we read Book 3, Chapters 22 and 23. Attendees Pierre, Barbara, Regina, Eldar, JulieH More Info (*) Proclus' Theology of Plato (Thomas Taylor translation): Volume Eight in the Thomas Taylor series,...
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Synopsis Two of us explore our latest dreams with Pierre Dream Texts Regina's Dream 2/15/19 What I remember. Recorder failed. I was in this room and was singing. I noticed I was singing very well. I was loud, clear, melodious, following the music and as I heard myself I continued to make it better and stronger. I noticed I was very good and felt good about seeing I was singing well. There was a point where I thought that others would hear it, or wondered what others would thing. I thought they...
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another morning of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. From Barbara: Today we read Book 4, Chapter 9 and the first page of Chapter 10. Pierre also explored divine progression and the need for a mean term, that the progression is accomplished through likeness....
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another morning of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. Today we read Book 5, Chapters 1-3. Attendees Pierre, Barbara, David, JulieH, Regina More Info (*) Proclus' Theology of Plato (Thomas Taylor translation): Volume Eight in the Thomas Taylor series, ISBN-10:...
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