The Theology Pugcast: Plato Can Be Your Friend
Just because someone is wrong about one thing, doesn’t mean he’s wrong about everything. And just because someone is right about many things, doesn’t mean he’s right about everything.
Since the days of the Church Fathers Christians have had mixed feelings when it comes to Plato. It today’s show Glenn returns to the theme of Platonism and what is indispensable in it. Perhaps we can even think about philosophical truth in the same way we think about truths that scientists discover concerning the workings of the physical world, philosophy may be able to tell us about immaterial structures and their workings–especially as they pertain to intrinsic meaning and the power of language to convey truth.
Glenn is joined by Chris and by special guest, Dr. Ray Pennoyer, professor of philosophy.