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by Nick_A
Fri Jul 13, 2012 11:40 pm
Forum: Gender Philosophy
Topic: From Schopenhauer's "Essay on Women."
Replies: 61
Views: 31544

From Schopenhauer's "Essay on Women."

These are excerpts from Arthur Schopenhauer's "Essay on Women." They should attract some healthy growls from local feminists. One needs only to see the way she is built to realize that woman is not intended for great mental or for great physical labour. She expiates the guilt of life not through act...
by Nick_A
Fri Jul 13, 2012 3:59 pm
Forum: Aesthetics
Topic: Your favorite works of art and why?
Replies: 16
Views: 9035

Re: Your favorite works of art and why?

I'm an Aivazovsky fan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Qv_yCI_YKE

His seascapes depict the interactions of elemental forces as they create the movement of water and the atmosphere as a whole.
by Nick_A
Fri Jul 13, 2012 3:47 pm
Forum: Epistemology - Theory of Knowledge
Topic: Knowledge and Opinions
Replies: 49
Views: 23505

Re: Knowledge and Opinions

Hi Veritas In order to facilitate other activities of self-preservation, the fear of mortality of all shades are also inhibited and suppressed to a degree (not all) by circuits from the prefrontal cortex. The majority of human beings has a very low degrees of inhibitions and thus to soothe the angst...
by Nick_A
Sun Jul 08, 2012 5:17 pm
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: Plato: A Theory of Forms
Replies: 35
Views: 13722

Re: Plato: A Theory of Forms

Both the reality of fractions and the experience of color helps me to appreciate Plato's theory of forms. Of course this is superficial but it helps in understanding what is meant by a "conscious human perspective" that transcends the automatic expression of opinions. The number ONE can be divided i...
by Nick_A
Sat Jul 07, 2012 2:51 am
Forum: Epistemology - Theory of Knowledge
Topic: Knowledge and Opinions
Replies: 49
Views: 23505

Knowledge and Opinions

Very few, if any, appreciated the natural beneficial relationship between the atheist and believer. Probably just this suggestion gives the impression of my being deranged. However Simone Weil, in her usual laconic fashion, allows one to experience the potential for this relationship. Simone Weil wa...