Sappho was a Greek poet who was renowned throughout antiquity. Her image was on coins. She is thought to have refined the meter of her day. In the 3rd century…
Metaphysics of Motherhood
About Metaphysics of Motherhood
Welcome to this site, which is devoted to exploring the intellectual underpinnings of motherhood. At Mighty Is Her Call, we say that motherhood is a mighty calling, but what justifies that claim? We say we want to proclaim the genius of Catholic motherhood, but what is so ingenious about it? Here were are going to investigate what makes it so important and brilliant. Our interest in a metaphysics of motherhood is spurred by the fact that motherhood may be the single most underrated human occupation. It deserves to be unhinged not only from male chauvinism but also from the second wave of feminism that promotes women at the expense of motherhood. Whenever something is improperly understood or valued, the best response is metaphysics: an investigation into what the reality really is.
Please explore this work in progress, and give your feedback, ideas, and resources that could contribute to this undertaking. --Kathryn Rombs, Ph.D.
“First the Void came into being, next broad-bosomed Earth, the solid and eternal home of all.” –Hesiod This cosmic source, Gaia or Mother Earth, gave birth to Sky (Uranus) and…
“It is often incorrectly assumed that philosophers have concerned themselves with the intertwining concepts of woman and man only during the last two centuries. . . Careful research reveals, however,…
The Pre-Socratic philosophers were occupied with answering metaphysical questions, not in terms of myth or metaphor, but realistically. One of the primary metaphysical questions they sought to answer is about…
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