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Seeds of Presuppositionalism

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Cornelius Van Til

Seeds of presuppositionalism in Pascal?  Consider #701 (using Penguin classics numbering):

701.  When we want to correct someone usefully and show him he is wrong, we must see from what point of view he is approaching the matter, for it is usually right from that point of view, and we must admit this, but show him the point of view from which  it is wrong.

Don’t tell me that isn’t Cornelius Van Til some 300 years prior.

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Written by Michael Graham

September 30, 2009 at 2:08 pm

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