REASON Conceptual knowledge Ideas, theories EPISTEMOLOGY(How we know stuff) REVELATION INTUITION Existential knowledge Instinctive knowledge Emotions, reactions Religions, spirituality EXPERIENCE Practical knowledge Facts, observations
Existential Questions: • How to be happy? • How to live your life? • What is worth living for? • What is the meaning of life? • Who am I? • How to deal with suffering? RATIONAL ANSWER REVELATION PHILOSOPHY RELIGION
HOMEWORK • Write-up: General and Special Revelation • What is “general revelation”? • What is “special revelation”? • Similarities/Differences? • What is the impact of revelation?