Re: MD Irrationality

From: the hanged man (
Date: Mon Sep 16 2002 - 14:59:22 BST

on 9/16/02 9:46 AM, Erin Noonan brought forth the following from the

> I think irrationality is being used two ways--more
> then intellectual value and lacking intellectual value.
> Do you think beauty is limited by rationality....does that make
> it irrational.... I don't know for me I think I would use different
> terms to distinguish but don't know what.

Some terminology suggestions:

    o prerational - the preintellectual awareness (of Quality)
    o arational - judgements in which rationality is irrelevant (beauty?)
    o irrational - degenerative attempt to get out of intellectual level
    o postrational - larger awareness that includes static (intellectual
analysis) and Dynamic.

Just some ideas to throw out there.

Matt Brown (    cs1321 Head TA
Ga Tech PST Undergrad                  Philosophy Society Chairman                   Society of Physics Students Member
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