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Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art

Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art

Information Philosopher - Introduction Introduction The Information Philosopher has established that quantum mechanics and thermodynamics play a central role in the creation of all things. This finding has enormous implications for philosophy and metaphysics. Instead of a closed universe that is winding down deterministically from an initial state of high information, we find the universe is open and increasing information indeterministically from an initial state of relatively high entropy and low information. Information is being continuously created in the universe, not least by human beings who are just learning that they are part of the cosmic creative process. An open indeterministic universe with increasing information suggests three testable philosophical ideas: a model for free will and creativity that may satisfy determinists and libertarians a value system based on providential processes in the universe an epistemological explanation of knowledge formation and communication. Man is Free. For Teachers For Scholars

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Timeline of Philosophers This is a timeline of Philosophers. Just choose the Philosopher you are interested in, and you will be taken to a page containing their biographical information. On each page is a biography, information on major works and theories, and links to other sites with information. Since this list is incomplete right now, please also view the Philosophers page. Mission Statement Founded in 2008, The Zeitgeist Movement is a sustainability advocacy organization, which conducts community based activism and awareness actions through a network of global/regional chapters, project teams, annual events, media and charity work. The movement's principle focus includes the recognition that the majority of the social problems that plague the human species at this time are not the sole result of some institutional corruption, absolute scarcity, a political policy, a flaw of "human nature" or other commonly held assumptions of causality. Rather, the movement recognizes that issues such as poverty, corruption, pollution, homelessness, war, starvation and the like appear to be "symptoms" born out of an outdated social structure. This “Natural Law/Resource-Based Economy" (NLRBE) is about taking a direct technical approach to social management as opposed to a monetary or even political one. The movement is loyal to a train of thought, not figures or institutions.

George Berkeley: Philosophy Metaphysics of Idealist Philosopher GeorgeBerkeley. Esse est percipi. Quotes Famous Idealist Philosopher - George Berkeley (1685 - 1753) Explaining George Berkeley's idealism philosophy (esse est percipi) and the interconnection of mind, body and universe with realism of Wave Structure of Matter (WSM). George Berkeley Quotes 'The Principles Concerning Human Knowledge', Pictures, Biography My purpose therefore is, to try if I can discover what those principles are, which have introduced all that doubtfulness and uncertainty, those absurdities and contradictions into the several sects of philosophy; insomuch that the wisest men have thought our ignorance incurable, conceiving it to arise from the natural dullness and limitation of our faculties. ... .. we are under an invincible blindness as to the true and real nature of things. .. Hence a great number of dark and ambiguous terms presumed to stand for abstract notions, have been introduced into metaphysics and morality, and from these have grown infinite distractions and disputes amongst the learned. 2. 3. 4.

Shot Through the Heart - Pose Reference by *SenshiStock on deviantART DarkCopy - Simple, full screen text editing Skepticism and Content Externalism First published Fri Oct 29, 2004; substantive revision Tue Mar 20, 2012 [Editor's Note: The following revised entry has a new title. It was previously titled Brains in a Vat.] One skeptical hypothesis about the external world, namely that one is a brain in a vat with systematically delusory experience, is modelled on the Cartesian Evil Genius hypothesis, according to which one is a victim of thoroughgoing error induced by a God-like deceiver. Hilary Putnam (1981) provided an apparent refutation of a version of the brain-in-a-vat hypothesis, based upon content externalism (also known as semantic externalism). 1. The Cartesian skeptic puts forward various logically possible skeptical hypotheses for our consideration, such as that you are now merely dreaming that you are reading an encyclopedia entry. After having sketched this brain-in-a-vat hypothesis, the skeptic issues a challenge: can you rule out the possibility described in the hypothesis? 2. (¬SK) I am not a BIV. 3. 4. A*.

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The Laughter of Dionysus: Bataille and Derrida on Joyce & James Luchte: Philosophy This essay, a work in progress, was originally presented at the SEP-FEP Joint Conference in Cardiff in 2009. In his essay on Bataille, ‘From Restricted to General Economy: A Hegelianism without Reserve,’[1] Derrida alludes to Bataille’s reference to Joyce’s Finnegan’s Wake in his essay, ‘Hegel, Death and Sacrifice’,[2] in which the ‘Welsh Coffin’ is illustrated as the symbol of a communal event that is performed – comically, as with the ‘wake’ in the southern United States – in the face of the singular ‘event’ of death. As Derrida retells Bataille’s (second-hand) story,[3] the deceased is stood up in his coffin in pride of place amongst his fellows – dressed with a top hat, cigar and suit – and who, contrary to the usual and useful expulsion of the corpse, begin to essentially ‘roast’ the one who had passed – but, is still strangely in attendance. Reading Joyce: The Makeshift of Text and World (Book One, Chapter 1.1, pp 23-25)[8] O foenix culprit! num. high and bestride! answa? ear.

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