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by randallbenak
Tue Dec 02, 2014 9:54 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Wood and Chair question
Replies: 79
Views: 10689

Re: Wood and Chair question

. I think the word you are looking for is intrinsic. Intrinsic value is an ethical and philosophic property. It is the ethical or philosophic value that an object has "in itself" or "for its own sake", as an intrinsic property. An object with intrinsic value may be regarded as an end or (in Kantian...
by randallbenak
Tue Dec 02, 2014 9:49 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Science or art?
Replies: 2
Views: 1317

Re: Science or art?

Philosophy of science is a branch of philosophy concerned with the foundations, methods, and implications of science. The central questions concern what counts as science, the reliability of scientific theories, and the purpose of science.
by randallbenak
Tue Aug 19, 2014 12:41 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Calling all presocratic philosophers!
Replies: 2
Views: 1414

Re: Calling all presocratic philosophers!

Here are few good books that help you to know more about greek literature:

The Odyssey
The Iliad
Oedipus Rex
by randallbenak
Tue Aug 19, 2014 12:36 am
Forum: Philosophical Counselling
Topic: Why Suffering is a Good Thing
Replies: 93
Views: 315298

Re: Why Suffering is a Good Thing

Real suffering is an authentic and realist response to the ragged wounds of living a human life. It's also unavoidable and an essential part of every human life.
by randallbenak
Tue Aug 19, 2014 12:32 am
Forum: Philosophical Counselling
Topic: Exercises for the Mind & Body
Replies: 12
Views: 5049

Re: Exercises for the Mind & Body

The mind-body connection means that you can learn to use your thoughts to positively influence some of your body’s physical responses, thereby decreasing stress. If you recall a time when you were happy, grateful or calm, your body and mind tend to relax.
by randallbenak
Tue Aug 19, 2014 12:30 am
Forum: Philosophical Counselling
Topic: Can philosophy cure depression ?
Replies: 51
Views: 19162

Re: Can philosophy cure depression ?

I think it depends on why you're depressed. From what I understand, depression can be a physical problem (chemical imbalance), so while Objectivism will help you identify the root cause in this case, you won't be cured simply by "thinking correctly". On the other hand, bad philosophy can certainly l...
by randallbenak
Tue Aug 19, 2014 12:16 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Everything in moderation...
Replies: 2
Views: 1045

Re: Everything in moderation...

hmmmmmmm....true
by randallbenak
Mon Aug 18, 2014 11:58 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: What does "atheist" really mean ?
Replies: 79
Views: 15544

Re: What does "atheist" really mean ?

If it means "not," then we have as an atheist someone who is not a theist (i.e., someone who does not have a belief in a God or gods). If it means "without," then an atheist is someone without theism, or without a belief in God.
by randallbenak
Mon Aug 18, 2014 11:54 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Patrick Cochrane from UK
Replies: 2
Views: 1719

Re: Patrick Cochrane from UK

hello and welcome to the forum
by randallbenak
Mon Aug 18, 2014 3:53 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hi Guys, I am new here !!
Replies: 1
Views: 1448

Hi Guys, I am new here !!

Hello guys!!
I am new here. My name is Randall Benak. I am a professional transcriptionist. I am here to find few answers of my questions not related to my profession. I will mention them in my other threads.

Regards,

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