Thursday, July 12, 2007

Streetwise: Karl Barth on the imagination

'Imagination, too, belongs no less legitimately to the human possibility of knowing. A man without an imagination is more of an invalid that one who lacks a leg.'
-Karl Barth, CD III/1, 91

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Blogger PdB said...

Science does not know its debt to imagination.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

Thursday, July 12, 2007 3:57:00 PM  
Blogger AKMA said...

Thanks for this, Jason, it's a keeper (though of course, it's impossible utterly to lack an imagination, as it isnot impossible to manage without legs).

Thursday, July 12, 2007 6:07:00 PM  

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