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Animal Liberation: A "Bible" for Vegans

Do vegans have a Bible of veganism?

If they do, it could well be the groundbreaking book Animal Liberation, first published in 1975, written by Australian philosopher and Princeton University professor Dr. 513 palabras más

RUE ROLLIN

Rue Rollin is an ancient pedestrian road in the 5th Arrondissement of Paris near Place Monge metro.

I have found out about it because David Gascoyne used to visit a friend at number 6, visible to the right of the photograph. 454 palabras más

He Say, He Sigh, He Show #33

• Apud me omnia fiunt Mathematicè in Natura — René Descartes (1596-1650)
• For me, all things in nature occur mathematically. Correspondence with Martin Mersenne (1640).

Mathematics

THE POWER OF THREE

Metaphysical conversations are probably my favorite because they deal in things we just don’t know and probably will never know–at least not in my lifetime. Often those conversations can be quite controversial, especially when you bring God into the equation. 177 palabras más

Meditations Of A Cynic

Aller flâner 

As I was strolling around Place Monge with my new friend Thomas, I asked, “Comment dit-on ‘to wander’ en français ?”

He replied, “Aller flâner: to wander without a specific purpose.” … 193 palabras más

Paris

Animal Rights: Rationality, Sentience, and Morality

Whether or not animals and nonhuman species are considered a part of the moral community has influenced what rights, if any, are extended to them. Many philosophers, including Immanuel Kant, argue that to be a member of the moral community, one must be rational, or capable of reason; rational beings can critically think and problem solve. 1.674 palabras más

Philosophy

The Words in My Hand (Guinevere Glasfurd) - Book Review

He adjusted the quill in my hand.  “Centre it, like this.  Oui, comme ça.”
He was determined.
“Like this, see.”  He turned the quill again.

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