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by spike
Sun Jan 31, 2010 4:47 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: The Greatest Philosopher in Our Time
Replies: 17
Views: 5009

Re: The Greatest Philosopher in Our Time

I am trying to think why King might be considered America's or the world's last great philosopher. It is a good question. I am thinking it has to do with King being a political philosopher and politics being the last frontier of philosophy. King was a great political philosopher, dealing with it's m...
by spike
Sat Jan 30, 2010 4:30 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: The Greatest Philosopher in Our Time
Replies: 17
Views: 5009

Re: The Greatest Philosopher in Our Time

Freud Scholar wrote:
The late Reverend, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was America's last great philosopher, perhaps the world's last great philosopher.
I am just wondering upon which authority that idea is sustained.
Why, it is the authority of existential opinion.
by spike
Sun Jan 17, 2010 7:13 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: The Greatest Philosopher in Our Time
Replies: 17
Views: 5009

Re: The Greatest Philosopher in Our Time

Now I see that this entry is still under Political Philosophy but under General Discussion it is listed as moved.
by spike
Sun Jan 17, 2010 7:08 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: The Greatest Philosopher in Our Time
Replies: 17
Views: 5009

Re: The Greatest Philosopher in Our Time

I wonder why this post was moved? It specifically deals with political philosophy. But what does this forum know? And who else made political philosophy - some of the greatest philosophers of our time. King's philosophical legacy empowered millions of people politically . It encouraged legislation t...
by spike
Sun Jan 17, 2010 4:46 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: The Greatest Philosopher in Our Time
Replies: 17
Views: 5009

Re: The Greatest Philosopher in Our Time

Well, it was your original post that inspired me to write what I did.
by spike
Sat Jan 16, 2010 11:09 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: The Greatest Philosopher in Our Time
Replies: 17
Views: 5009

Re: The Greatest Philosopher in Our Time

I never though of Martin Luther King as a philosopher but I guess he is. His philosophy was to set his people free and improve human rights. To paraphrase Bertrand Russell, circumstances determined his philosophy and in turn his philosophy determined circumstances. He is what is know as an operation...
by spike
Tue Nov 03, 2009 10:31 pm
Forum: About the Magazine
Topic: issue 75
Replies: 13
Views: 5140

Re: issue 75

Rick,

Thank you, but I got my issue Oct 29.
by spike
Mon Oct 26, 2009 7:49 pm
Forum: About the Magazine
Topic: issue 75
Replies: 13
Views: 5140

Re: issue 75

I wonder where my copy of issue 75 is. After all, it is Oct 26. I thinking about this issues' topic, existentialism and culture. I am having trouble getting my head around it. Are they mutually separate or do they coexist? Do they constitute a pluralism or a paradox? I am also thinking about the hoa...