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by Barbara Brooks
Sat Dec 31, 2011 2:44 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: “You only lose what you cling to.”
Replies: 147
Views: 35422

Re: “You only lose what you cling to.”

I would rather be me then you . Your very offensive and mean I often wonder how can you live with yourself?
by Barbara Brooks
Sat Dec 31, 2011 4:11 am
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: A Philosophy of Mind
Replies: 2591
Views: 341716

Re: Philosophy of Mind

Aristotle believed reason turns out to be an activity of the mind in accordance with virtue and felt that virtue was more valuable than good. “As Minerva fully armed springs forth from the head of Jupiter the mind alone is capable of assuring me what I see is good not merely an unconscious observer ...
by Barbara Brooks
Sat Dec 31, 2011 4:09 am
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: “You only lose what you cling to.”
Replies: 147
Views: 35422

Re: “You only lose what you cling to.”

I will not defend a great philosopher to you, it would be like putting pearls before swines.
by Barbara Brooks
Sat Dec 31, 2011 1:25 am
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: A Philosophy of Mind
Replies: 2591
Views: 341716

Re: Philosophy of Mind

Knowledge gets degraded into something lifeless and inert, not known as an immanent living principle of this being nor is there any comprehension of how this entity its intrinsic and peculiar way of expressing and producing itself takes effect. The very kernel of the anything always takes a survey o...
by Barbara Brooks
Sat Dec 31, 2011 1:22 am
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: “You only lose what you cling to.”
Replies: 147
Views: 35422

Re: “You only lose what you cling to.”

You really are showing your ignorance, Hegel developed a comprehensive philosophical framework, or "system", of Absolute idealism to account in an integrated and developmental way for the relation of mind and nature, the subject and object of knowledge, and psychology, the state, history, art, relig...
by Barbara Brooks
Fri Dec 30, 2011 4:49 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: “You only lose what you cling to.”
Replies: 147
Views: 35422

Re: “You only lose what you cling to.”

No, that would be fire as the inventor. One of the finest showing fire apparatus for producing fire; begins with a cylinder fitted with a piston, a disk and a piece of dry flammable material is placed at the bottom. When the disk forces air into the cylinder, the compressed air gives off a spark tha...
by Barbara Brooks
Fri Dec 30, 2011 1:48 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: A Philosophy of Mind
Replies: 2591
Views: 341716

Re: Philosophy of Mind

Socrates believed the worthy disciples of philosophy will be but a small remnant: perchance some noble and well-educated person, who in the absence of corrupting influences remains devoted to love of knowledge and truth or some lofty soul born in a poor city, contemns and neglects politics; and ther...
by Barbara Brooks
Fri Dec 30, 2011 3:45 am
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: “You only lose what you cling to.”
Replies: 147
Views: 35422

Re: “You only lose what you cling to.”

What's your problem Arising_uk ?
by Barbara Brooks
Fri Dec 30, 2011 3:11 am
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: “You only lose what you cling to.”
Replies: 147
Views: 35422

Re: “You only lose what you cling to.”

Hegel unfolded real being-for-self, the totality of the development. The Elements as follows: air, fire, water, earth, they the root of individuality, air swayed by force, fire the active changeable being-for-self, water is swayed by lunar and earth the separate individual. Air seemingly harmless is...
by Barbara Brooks
Fri Dec 30, 2011 3:07 am
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: A Philosophy of Mind
Replies: 2591
Views: 341716

Re: Philosophy of Mind

Although the governors of today are of a different stamp, they may be justly compared to the mutinous sailors, and the true helmsmen to those who are called by them good-for-nothings and stargazers. The parable of philosophers having no honor in their society; their having honor would be far more ex...
by Barbara Brooks
Thu Dec 29, 2011 10:09 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: A Philosophy of Mind
Replies: 2591
Views: 341716

Re: Philosophy of Mind

The philosopher is treated so grievous that no single thing on earth is comparable to it; therefore, to plead for the philosopher I recourse to a tale Socrates tells in the Republic. “Imagine,” he said, “ a fleet or a ship in which there is a captain who is taller and stronger than any of the crew, ...
by Barbara Brooks
Thu Dec 29, 2011 6:26 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: “You only lose what you cling to.”
Replies: 147
Views: 35422

Re: “You only lose what you cling to.”

In Hegel’s Philosophy of Nature chapter two, Physics, his first chapter is Mechanics about space and time matter and motion, and universal gravitation as having purely spatial determinations in the solar system. He starts with Sun as self-liberation, an extracting being against gravity, and determin...
by Barbara Brooks
Thu Dec 29, 2011 12:42 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: A Philosophy of Mind
Replies: 2591
Views: 341716

Re: Philosophy of Mind

Everything that flows like a breeze from a purer world has reason. Truth is affirmed as the aspect of being, decides whether which is right or wrong. Reason has two aspects, intention and actuality. Whereas knowledge is thinking, not doing , not producing anything. Consequently the opposition of act...
by Barbara Brooks
Wed Dec 28, 2011 3:36 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: A Philosophy of Mind
Replies: 2591
Views: 341716

Re: Philosophy of Mind

Plato was the first who conceived a method of knowledge, the bare outline, or form of truth; and abstraction of science, which was not yet realized. Benjamin Jowett who translated to English many of Plato’s work He thought Plato was the greatest metaphysical genius the world ; more than in any other...