Philosophy Can you be absolutely sure that you and everything around you truly exists? You know the answer.
The pursuit of complexity What use is biodiversity and does it matter if species die out? These controversial questions arouse considerable debate. Most people believe they represent a moral dilemma but The Pursuit of Complexity shows that it is possible to explore them in a scientific way. Author Gerard Jagers op Akkerhuis takes us back to the underlying fundamental questions: What actually is usefulness or utility? What is evolution? What is life? What is biodiversity? And how important…
Had a huge discussion about this in philosophy today. Because we know, due to physics, that there's no such thing as color, yet we perceive and this believe there is color, we know that our cognitive faculties are faulty and untrustworthy. If we can't believe ourselves, what is there to believe at all?
“The artist is a seer, a becomer,” wrote the philosopher Gilles Deleuze and the psychiatrist Félix Guattari in their 1996 book, What Is Philosophy? I thought of this quote the other day, when a student of mine asked me, “What are you: #acceptance #Deleuze #meditate #meditation #pay attention #philosophy #understanding
pensandmachine:Essay writing tip from my friend Theresa I asked my friend Theresa (who is majoring in philosophy) for tips on writing a philosophy essay and wrote down what she gave me. Although these are meant to be for philosophy essays I think they could be used for other essays in general as well. These are really basic tips, but are nevertheless helpful and essential! This is great, Theresa.
What is Philosophy?: Crash Course Philosophy #1 Today Hank begins to teach you about Philosophy by discussing the historical origins of philosophy in ancient Greece, and its three main divisions: metaphysics, epistemology, and value theory. He will also introduce logic, and how you’re going to use it to understand and critically evaluate a whole host of different worldviews throughout this course. And also, hopefully, the rest of your life. By: