Category Archives: Philosophy

SCIENCE IS DEPRESSING

In February 2013, Steven Poole reviewed Professor Thomas Nagel’s Mind and Cosmos, a book whose subtitle Why the Materialist Neo-Darwinian Conception of Nature Is Almost Certainly False more clearly indicates the rationale for its great and vociferous criticism by the … Continue reading

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The Confessions

The Confessions of St. Aurelius Augustine In thirteen books Book I I. 1 You are great, O Lord, and greatly praiseworthy: great is Your strength and Your wisdom is beyond numeration. Man wishes to praise You, a part of Your … Continue reading

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How do I know that I know?

The eponymous character of the Meno introduces the Debater’s Argument after suffering various setbacks in the pursuit of virtue.  As a solution to this apparent paradox, Plato offers the theory of recollection.  Plato did not introduce the Debater’s Argument to … Continue reading

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What is a Ruler?

In the first book of The Republic, Thrasymachus and Socrates discuss that the nature of justice. As a part of this discussion, Thrasymachus declares that justice is the advantage of the stronger. A good law is therefore one which helps the … Continue reading

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An Essay at Crisis Magazine on Sexual Identities

This is quite an interesting topic which my lack of knowledge prevents me from discussing to any true benefit. http://www.crisismagazine.com/2013/a-case-of-mistaken-sexual-identity

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PATER ETHICÆ: Heraclitus and the Birth of Ethics

A certain coldness fills Ionian philosophy.  These founding fathers of philosophy greatly concern themselves with the underlying connection of the universe and with the connection between the mind and the world, but they ignore the implications of their considerations in … Continue reading

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