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Triadic Philosophy What Is Required of a Philosophy

Unknown Cosmos

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A philosophy needs to start by saying what is 
universal and true,
what things apply to all.
The most damaging word in philosophy is of
A philosophy of this or of that
wrenches philosophy from an obligation
to say what is universal in every situation.
The result is a distortion of reality.
The traditional name for such distortion is idolatry
In Triadic Philosophy, 
Reality is the foundation. 
It is universal.
 Its companions are Ethics and Aesthetics.
All enterprises are in the pale of reality.
They do not transcend it.
They are finite, open to alteration, 
subject to continuity.
Logic, mathematics, science, theology, psychology
all fall under Reality, not beyond it.
All are subject to the universal sway of
Ethics and Aesthetics.

The truth of Triadic Philosophy
rests in its capacity to establish 
its premises to the point that they are 
acknowledged to be accurate and therefore
consistent with truth and beauty
because they properly represent Reality

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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…