6: Beauty for the Beholder
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SHOW NOTES Episode 6: Beauty for the Beholder Quick editor’s note: in the intro, we tease the previous episode being about music. That’s an error on our part, and you didn’t miss anything – that episode is coming soon! Philosophers have discussed different lists of the so-called transcendentals. This source, citing Aristotle, Plato and Aquinas along the way, sees beauty as closely related to the good and the true. http://www.encyclopedia.com/religion/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/transcendentals The work of Rev. Robert Spitzer, SJ, can be found at the Magis Center website. His work is a wonderful combination of philosophical, theological and pastoral approaches to God and humanity. http://magiscenter.com Augustine wrote in Book One of his Confessions: “Our hearts are restless until they rest in you.” http://www.newadvent.org/fathers/110101.htm The Catechism of the Catholic Church draws connections between truth, beauty and goodness in its discussion of the Eighth Commandment, starting at…