Ideas of Jens Zimmermann, by Theme

[Canadian, fl. 2015, Professor of Humanities, Trinity Western University, Canada]

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2. Reason / A. Nature of Reason / 5. Objectivity
We take part in objective truth, rather than observe it from a distance
Hermeneutic knowledge is not objective, but embraces interpretations
12. Knowledge Sources / B. Perception / 1. Perception
In phenomenology, all perception is 'seeing as'
21. Aesthetics / B. Nature of Art / 8. The Arts / b. Literature
The hermeneutic circle is between the reader's self-understanding, and the world of the text
25. Social Practice / D. Justice / 2. The Law / c. Natural law
Natural law theorists fear that without morality, law could be based on efficiency
29. Religion / B. Monotheistic Religion / 2. Judaism
Traditionally, God dictated the Torah to Moses, unlike the later biblical writings