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Nothing contains all things. It is more precious than gold, without beginning and end, more joyous than the perception of bountiful light, more noble than the blood of kings, comparable to the heavens, higher than the stars, more powerful than … Continue reading →
For such a unity as we have declared The One to be, how does anything at all come into substantial existence, any multiplicity, dyad, or number? Why has the Primal not remained self-gathered so that there be none of this … Continue reading →
[G]iven the fundamental principles of set theory and the simplest of intuitions regarding truth, there is not and cannot be any set of all truths… Of course, [this] result goes well beyond the case of sets. What [it] show[s] is … Continue reading →
It is no wonder that persons, who have invented occult qualities, intentional species, substantial forms, and a thousand other trifles, should have also devised spectres and ghosts, and given credence to old wives’ tales, in order to diminish the reputation … Continue reading →
It is only by standing outside of reality that we are able to occupy a standpoint from which the constitution of reality can be adequately described. Kit Fine, The Question of Ontology, quoted in Berto, Existence as a Real Property, p. 126.
If you look at zero you see nothing; but look through it and you will see the world. Robert Kaplan, The Nothing That Is, p. 1.
[R]eligion and relativism are, from an immanent standpoint, one and the same ontology. Watkin (paraphrasing Meillassoux), Difficult Atheism, p. 135.