Monday, July 26

Tag: Concilium Philosophiae

Sociology, Philosophy book tickets to basketball finals

Sociology, Philosophy book tickets to basketball finals

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THE TEAMS of Sociology and Philosophy will battle it out in the AB Sportsfest Basketball championship after outclassing their opponents in the semifinal round of the series held Tuesday. Sociology barely escaped the relentless Legal Management (LegMa) who threatened to bring the ballgame to overtime, 46-44. LegMa’s Diego Montesa knocked down a trey early in the first quarter, while Airam Rendon also pitched points after shooting a free throw and a lay-up before Sociology turned the tide. Recovering from his dismal performance, Sociology’s Rowi Pascual unleashed two three-pointers that cut LegMa’s deficit to one by the end of the first quarter, 11-12. Lanz Mendoza of Sociology also rained hoops in the second quarter as he dropped five unanswered points through his trey and c
Place of philosophy in PH society challenged

Place of philosophy in PH society challenged

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SCHOLARS CHALLENGED the role of philosophy as a tool in addressing societal issues in the contemporary Philippine context despite the absence of a concrete philosophical system from Filipinos in a forum titled “Dalumat 2015: Philosophy as a Catalyst in the Philippine Society” held Tuesday. Dr. Agustin Martin Rodriguez from the Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) highlighted the influence of western thought on the way Filipinos use philosophy as a response to social phenomena. While he admitted that the practices brought by western ideals are advantageous, the former Philosophy department chair at ADMU said they compromised the potential growth of local ideas. “Ang nangyayari sa ating bansa ay ang kanluranin ang nagiging batayan at naisantabi ang katutubo.” “Mayroon naman kasing
Relevance of mysticism in faith discussed in forum

Relevance of mysticism in faith discussed in forum

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PHILOSOPHY MAJORS were encouraged to comprehend the relevance of mysticism in embracing one's faith by engaging in philosophical talks in a forum titled "Mysticism: A Challenge to Spiritual Intimacy" held Wednesday at the Engineering Conference Hall. Mysticism, as defined by Assoc. Prof. Reynaldo Reyes, is an intimate experience with the absolute being and an aspect of philosophy which focuses on the recognition of the unseen but felt. “What is essential is invisible to the eyes. Yet, at times, what are invisible to the senses are more real than what we see ─ beauty of truth, the sincerity of a person, [and] the love of a mother to a child are not themselves visible,” he said. Reyes also likened mysticism to love because both cannot be understood by reason but can be realized