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Triadic Philosophy - Confronting the pathos of academic specialization

World in Limbo

Academic specialization is one of the 
main barriers to appreciating 
the revolution Peirce and Nietzsche launched 
which is now in progress. 
The revolution  is the move from binary to triadic thinking. 
The ethical  and aesthetic elements in Triadic Philosophy 
are my inference and effort 
to build past Nietzsche and Peirce. 
And Kierkegaard as well.  
All pointed to the ethical and the aesthetic 
as if they could sense what Derrida 
and many others would soon come to realize.  
Without the unprecedented, 
that is to say  ’without Triadic Philosophy’, 
we are simply condemned to more of the same, 
to the result of philosophies 
drenched in nominalism and 
dripping with the detritus of 
a world doomed to condone 
and fall into violence. 
Academic specialization  
in its present traditional form 
is a pathetic idolatry, 
a hallowing of empty competition 
too onerous to be credited 
with saving grace.

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Stephen C. Rose (1936-) was born in New York City and raised there. He currently lives there. He was educated at Trinity, Exeter, Williams and Union Theological Seminary. He served in the Student Interracial Ministry in Nashville. He founded and edited the prize-winning Renewal Magazine in Chicago and studied with C. A. Doxiadis in Athens. His first books "The Grass Roots Church" and "Who's Killing The Church" established him as a prominent critic of American Protestantism and American religion. He was and remains a civil rights activist. He has interviewed and done in depth pieces on Saul Alinsky and Martin Luther King, Jr. He won awards for editorial courage and for two documentary films. He has written and published many songs and musical works including "We Are All Americans". During the late 90s and early 2000s he worked for UN agencies, most recently editing CHOICES Magazine at UNDP. Since 2000 he has written several books for distribution via K…