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Essential Movies for a Student of Philosophy - Movies List on MUBI

Essential Movies for a Student of Philosophy - Movies List on MUBI
I’m not talking about movies that make you think deep crazy stuff. I’m not talking about some new “existential twist” on common topics. I’m talking about movies that (seem to be) incarnations of classic philosophical thought experiments or movies that have a major philosophical problem as a main theme. I’m talking about movies that include topics that a serious student of philosophy needs to understand. There are also some great films based on the lives of famous philosophers. from Zizek! from I ♥ Huckabees from Thank You For Smoking Movies featuring a philosopher: Zizek! I’m not talking about movies that make you think deep crazy stuff. from Zizek! from I ♥ Huckabees from Thank You For Smoking Movies featuring a philosopher: Zizek! Movies featuring the ideas of particular philosophers: Nietzsche (2003)* My Night At Maud’s Nietzsche and the Nazis (2006)* Other: The Elegant Universe (2003)* M.A.

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Philosophy for Beginners: A Free Introductory Course from Oxford University Philosophy doesn't have to be daunting. Thanks to the Continuing Education program at Oxford University, you can now ease into philosophical thinking by listening to five lectures collectively called Philosophy for Beginners. (The video above is admittedly grainy, so you could always explore the audio options available on iTunes or this Oxford website.) Taught by Marianne Talbot, Lecture 1 starts with a "Romp Through the History of Philosophy" and moves in a brief hour from Ancient Greece to the present.

Contact - Charline Mignot charline mignot Paris, France. - commercial request - Agent : The hierarchy of disagreement: The best and worst argument techniques Many find themselves arguing with someone on the Internet, especially in these days fraught with political tensions. A great tool, the web also seems to drive dispute. It is also a reflection of the larger reality, where divisiveness has spread throughout our society. Catherine FitzGerald Irish landscape designer Catherine Celinda Leopoldine FitzGerald, formerly Viscountess Lambton, (born 18 May 1971) is an Irish landscape designer and gardener. Early life and family[edit]

The Best Philosophy Books for Beginners Bertrand Russell once said that ‘science is what you know, philosophy is what you don’t know’, and when it comes to philosophy – I don’t know nearly enough. The vastness and occasional intangibility of the subject can make it feel inaccessible for novices. Like trying to find the end of a piece of sellotape, it can be frustrating to know where to start. In situations like this, there is only one thing you can do – ask the experts. Luckily for me, I’ve had the pleasure of interviewing some of the world’s finest philosophical minds.

René Descartes and Teresa of Ávila: One of Descartes’ most famous ideas was first articulated by a female philosopher — Quartz “There are two kinds of propaganda,” wrote Aldous Huxley in 1958 in Brave New World Revisited, a retrospective on his famous novel: rational propaganda in favor of action that is consonant with the enlightened self-interest of those who make it and those to whom it is addressed… (in other words, arguments couched in facts and logic) Lessons We Can Learn From The Rothschild Surrealist Ball July 17, 2015 Few people are as fully qualified (and equipped) to host a party as the legendary Rothschild family – but even they managed to surpass expectations on December 12th, 1972 when guests from Audrey Hepburn to Salvador Dalí joined Marie-Hélène de Rothschild at Château Ferrières for a Surrealist Ball. While their wealth might be inimitable (the family are rumoured to have amassed the largest private fortune in history), that doesn’t mean that there aren’t lessons that we can learn from their decadence: whether the importance of a themed place setting or an enthusiastic approach to fancy dress costumes, here are some key tips we picked up on how to create a terrifyingly glamorous outfit and a hauntingly lavish environment... 1. Make an effortThere are few things more disappointing than a half-hearted attempt at fancy dress – and the Surrealist Ball reminds us of the rewards one can reap by going all out. 2.

The Point Magazine Dear Aristotle, My son came home for Christmas from his freshman year of college with his head full of new ideas. One of them has driven a wedge in our holiday feasts: the issue of eating animals. Ghost Parking Lot Ghost Parking Lot - National Shopping Centers parking lot - Hamden, CT - USA - 1977 - Buick car enclosed by the asphalt parking surface Twenty automobiles are buried under asphalt at various graduated levels, from full exposure of the body contours to complete envelopment by the paving. Contrary to the prevalent use of “object art” as a decorative accessory to buildings and public spaces, this fusion of typically mobile artifacts with their environment takes advantage of people’s subliminal connections with the rituals of shopping center merchandising and the fetishism of American car culture.

EMT - Texts Below is a full list of the texts available on this site, arranged chronologically by author. To download the texts themselves, click on the author's name. (Selecting the author from the drop-down menu on the right has the same effect.) Green anarchism Green anarchism (or eco-anarchism) is a school of thought within anarchism which puts a particular emphasis on environmental issues. A green anarchist theory is normally one that extends anarchist ideology beyond a critique of human interactions, and includes a critique of the interactions between humans and non-humans as well.[1] This often culminates in an anarchist revolutionary praxis that is not merely dedicated to human liberation, but also to some form of ecological liberation,[2] and that aims to bring about an environmentally sustainable anarchist society. Early ecoanarchism[edit]

8 logical fallacies that are hard to spot A fallacy is the use of invalid or faulty reasoning in an argument.There are two broad types of logical fallacies: formal and informal. A formal fallacy describes a flaw in the construction of a deductive argument, while an informal fallacy describes an error in reasoning. In arguments, few things are worse than when the other person is using some really awful logic, but you can't quite identify exactly where things veered off course. This is rarely a problem with the more common logical fallacies. For example, when someone in an argument starts criticizing the other person's reputation instead of their ideas, most people know that's an ad hominem attack. Or, when someone compares two things to support their argument, but it doesn't make sense, that's a false equivalency.

How to study philosophy as an amateur Every once in a while, someone who has read the comic emails me, wondering how to get into philosophy outside of school. This should be a subject that I have some expertise in, since I never took a single philosophy class in college, and I am apparently knowledgeable enough to make a philosophy-themed webcomic, at the very least. But responding always leaves me a bit disconcerted, like I've given terrible advice, because what people typically ask for is a book recommendation as an introduction to a specific philosopher. While I usually know which book is the best place to begin for a given philosopher, it's very strange to tell someone to just read something like Either/Or, or god forbid Being and Time without some sort of preparation. So this blog post is my official explanation of how to learn philosophy outside of school, in your own free time.

Novecento Italiano Novecento Italiano was an Italian artistic movement founded in Milan in 1922 to create an art based on the rhetoric of the Fascism of Mussolini. History[edit] Novecento Italiano was founded by Anselmo Bucci (1887–1955), Leonardo Dudreville (1885–1975), Achille Funi, Gian Emilio Malerba (1880–1926), Pietro Marussig, Ubaldo Oppi, and Mario Sironi.[1] Motivated by a post-war "call to order", they were brought together by Lino Pesaro, a gallery owner interested in modern art, and Margherita Sarfatti, a writer and art critic who worked on Italian dictator Benito Mussolini's newspaper, The People of Italy (Il Popolo d'Italia). Sarfatti was also Mussolini's mistress. The movement was officially launched in 1923 at an exhibition in Milan, with Mussolini as one of the speakers.