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by Jai
Fri Nov 15, 2019 1:54 am
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: The Philosopher as Detective
Replies: 1
Views: 18

Re: The Philosopher as Detective

I agree that the philosopher better works as a detective, than with the political bias acting as a spy implies. However, in line with Socratic thinking within which all kinds of profession are compared to philosophy, such as shoemaking, wrestling .....the philosopher is a little bit of everything, w...
by Jai
Sun Oct 20, 2019 12:19 am
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: Science & Phenomenology
Replies: 2
Views: 157

Re: Science & Phenomenology

Immanual Kant was important in the history of phenomenology. He made the distinction of phenomena and noumena which became part of classical philosophy. He also wrote that we only know our Self by the modifications of the mind we create; we only know ourselves as we appear to ourselves. I do not bel...
by Jai
Wed Sep 18, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: Einstein vs Logical Positivism
Replies: 2
Views: 209

Re: Einstein vs Logical Positivism

A. Einstein did call himself a logical positivist as he only believed theories had meaning and validity if there could be some proof. The theories that have expanded relativity into speculations on exact beginnings of the universe, different movements of time and multi universes would have had littl...
by Jai
Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: Søren Kierkegaard On the Perils of Procrastination
Replies: 74
Views: 2925

Re: Søren Kierkegaard On the Perils of Procrastination

In regards to -1- and his thoughts on not procrastinating in stopping ecological destruction, he is using abusive language against young people, using sexist terms to reply to "Belinda, are you a grandmother? And why are you hijacking this thread with Global Warming and Climate Change stuff when it'...
by Jai
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:49 pm
Forum: Philosophical Counselling
Topic: Anhedonia
Replies: 120
Views: 6792

Re: Anhedonia

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by Jai
Tue Jul 09, 2019 2:24 am
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: Impermanence
Replies: 44
Views: 1208

Re: Impermanence

I agree with Plato and those seeking a permanent god archetype for truth, beauty and love. However we live in the impermanent world, and the poet uses skillful means to see the archetype of permanent fulfillment through reflection on the passing views of nature.
by Jai
Tue Jul 09, 2019 2:17 am
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: Meditating with Descartes
Replies: 22
Views: 785

Re: Meditating with Descartes

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