Entering Lonergan's Novum Organon

TIdeas have consequences

Embracing a Full-on Crisis in Authority

Educational Projects: Insight (1) Chapter 1: Section 4 - Inverse

This week we delve into the two primary forms of negation: judging an insight to be false, and realizing that the question itself is false. The former extends the notion of an insight into a higher perspective, where evidence is collected and weighted in a judgement re the insight (yes/no). The latter refers to a special kind of insight, an inverse insight, in which a concrete object is affirmed, spontaneous intelligence provides an answer, yet that spontaneous knowing is negated.