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“Reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of the past centuries.”

—René Descartes–

Journal

Avicenna Part 2 or How knowledge is limited by our cultural context

This post is a little longer than usual.

Are you familiar with this expression:

“Cogito, ergo sum”

If you are not familiar with the Latin, then you may know it as: 679 palabras más

Poetry

Avicenna...who?

It pays to read beyond what you were taught or what you read in your version of “The Media”.

Here’s a short quiz?

Ever heard of René Descartes? 24 palabras más

Avicenna
“In the matters that we propose to investigate, our enquires should be directed, not to what others have thought, nor to what we ourselves conjecture, but to what we can clearly and distinctly see and with certainty deduce, for knowledge is not won in any other way” Rene Descartes
Lit

Rethinking Time

Time is something we live by everyday, but what really is time? Can we touch it or see it? No, of course not. We use scales and reference points to get a sense for this notion of time. 593 palabras más

Musings & Personal

Quote of the Week #4: Therefore Descartes Is

Bio

René Descartes, father of western philosophy, father of analytic geometry, wise word smith. During his 53 years, this historical household name created the Cartesian co-ordinate system (the bane of many math students), and emboldened the pondering of many philosophical concepts, including forms of  255 palabras más

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