The Metaphysical Agenda Essay

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From the beginning of our time, the species of man has expressed himself/ herself through various mediums and proven devotion there in to various ideals . Since the cave paintings of the Upper Paleolithic some 40,000 years ago; past conceptualism into the most modern to post-modern work of today, the dawns of new methodology and concept shatters old and often unfavorable views of the reality. A system of one-up-manship had been desired, one capable of building new structures for society, by that society and into the next (Michael). Some have described this progression by a French term, the avant-garde. According to philosopher Jurgen Habermas, the evolution of the avant-guarde has been a sort of Darwinian survival or the fittest. …show more content…
For this to be well understood, one must first understand the metaphysical ties to our reality, if any implications there in allow.

Much is known about Sir Isaac Newton's scientific discoveries and definitions of gravity, yet little is known, or popularized, about his occult views on our physical reality. He intended to define a world from physical laws and tie them intimately with that of a world created by God, this has since been lost due the proliferation of may text book examples excluding the "unnecessary" information. Newton's metaphysics was highly theologically inspired. One could even describe the blend as onto-theological . One important, but often neglected branch of Newton's metaphysics is the "secularization of God." Although Newton denied the implications of a higher plane, he did not deny the implications of a more "mystical" realty. As a defender of a more rational and secular conception of God: Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who set the planets in motion. Where God and all other entities exist on the same ontological level. Newtonian metaphysics can thus be seen as the expression of how religious attitudes adapted themselves to or secularized themselves in a world of growing complexity to which the scientific outlook became more and more central

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