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Edit Edited by -duskins, Nicole Willson, Manuel_Montenegro_THANKS!, Flickety and 19 others Want to impress yourself with lots of fancy terms and basic philosophy? Great, this is not the place for you. If you have an interest in truly understanding Modern (Western) Philosophy, its impact on current society both psychologically and economically, this may be this place for you.
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In this section you will find arguments of many different kinds for the existence of God. And we make to you, the reader, an initial appeal. We realize that many people, both believers and nonbelievers, doubt that God's existence can be demonstrated or even argued about. You may be one of them. You may in fact have a fairly settled view that it cannot be argued about.
Ask a Philosopher: Questions and Answers 23 (1st series) Here are some of the questions that you Asked a Philosopher from September 2003 onwards: Giles asked: What is humankind's greatest achievement? We have been adaptable enough to have survived, so far. Could we have survived without language, I wonder?
T he Philosophy Pages is an online library of philosophy and theology texts, including selected writings of philosophers from anicent times to the contemporary period, including Plato, Aristotle, Friedrich Nietzsche, Ralph Waldo Emerson and Pythagoras, amongst many others. The site has been active since 2006 and is currently undergoing redesign work. If you would like to contribute to the site or have any questions, email email@example.com . Facebook Page - Visit the Philosophy page on Facebook ! Anaximander - Surviving Fragments.
John Locke FRS ( pron.: / ˈ l ɒ k / ; 29 August 1632 – 28 October 1704), widely known as the Father of Classical Liberalism , [ 2 ] [ 3 ] [ 4 ] was an English philosopher and physician regarded as one of the most influential of Enlightenment thinkers. Considered one of the first of the British empiricists , following the tradition of Francis Bacon , he is equally important to social contract theory. His work had a great impact upon the development of epistemology and political philosophy . His writings influenced Voltaire and Rousseau , many Scottish Enlightenment thinkers, as well as the American revolutionaries .
Philosophy may not enjoy the greatest of reputations when it comes to potential majors , but nevertheless, the subject holds great appeal to worldly types who find its interdisciplinary nature totally tantalizing. After all, the arts, sciences, politics, economics, and pretty much every other degree plan out there crosses over with the ancient subject at some point. So those studying philosophy should stand proud of their choice to pursue such a broad, eclectic field! But they should probably realize just how much reading it's going to involve. Like, English major levels.
Top 10 Greatest Philosophical Novels Of All Time #10 - ZEN AND THE ART OF MOTORCYCLE MAINTENANCE  Robert M. Pirsig
Below is a categorized list of about 200 noteworthy films that deal with philosophical and religious themes. For a more comprehensive list of around 500 titles, see the Philosophy and Film Database . Call numbers are included for Videos and DVDs in UT Martin’s library.
August 5th, 2010 There are plenty of jokes made at the expense of philosophy students. (My favorite goes: "The Italian word for philosophy major is ‘barista.’") But the truth is that studying philosophy is one of the most rewarding and eye-opening ways there is to get a better understanding of the human condition. A lot of people spend years avoiding the questions that philosophy students tackle head-on, which gives students an intellectual bravery that’s increasingly rare. If you’re a college student with a passion for philosophy — or if you’re just an enthusiastic newcomer to the field — these movies provide the perfect starting point for explorations of morality, reality, justice, and the nature of life.
Home Courses Death Course Description There is one thing I can be sure of: I am going to die. But what am I to make of that fact?
i 5 Votes Since I have embarked in to a new career after 13 years working as a Clinical Social Worker in an Intensive Care Unit, I am forced to think about things other than motorcycles. My new career, Organ Donation Coordinator in a hospital makes me question so many things in my life. It is scary to go from a job where I was unconsciously competent to a job that I am consciously incompetent.
I met god the other day. I know what you’re thinking. How the hell did you know it was god? Well, I’ll explain as we go along, but basically he convinced me by having all, and I do mean ALL, the answers. Every question I flung at him he batted back with a plausible and satisfactory answer. In the end, it was easier to accept that he was god than otherwise.
By Donna Scott College is for expanding one's intellectual horizons. Unfortunately, drinking and having fun, can distract from learning about history's great thinkers. From Mark Twain to Confucius, an educated individual should posses some knowledge of certain philosophers, artists and thinkers.