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Watt and 'faculatif'

Samuel Beckett, wrote in one of many of the letters he sent to Thomas McGreevy over the course of their friendship, about the process of writing a number of poems. 910 palabras más

Samuel Beckett

Material and immaterial

Rene Descartes posited a new philosophy separating the mind and the body, the material from the immaterial. It helped to create the new scientific method that gave a consistent framework and language for new discoveries. 337 palabras más

The conflict between omniscience and free will

If God is defined as omniscient, and omniscience entails the knowledge of everything, then God knows what I will do in the future. It seems this property of God is incompatible with my free will. 1.410 palabras más

Philosophy

The Cedar Run Experience, Part 19

1. It felt like the week’s visit to several brook trout streams was just practice for my reentry to Cedar Run. My last installment to The Cedar Run Experience (#18) was in December 2014, so it’s been a while since I’ve had a chance to fly-fish/hike on one of Pennsylvania’s finest. 779 palabras más

Me, Myself and I

Who am I, who is this self with which I identify? Just a bundle of subjective experience, drowning in a sea of consciousness…

Who are we, the true sons of Adam, mythical daughters of Eve? 59 palabras más

Philosophy Of Mind

Elements of Metaphysics

  • Axioms

The primary concept which cannot be reduced or refuted. It is valid in itself and cannot be broken further down. These are statement which not only true but cannot be denied. 657 palabras más

Metaphysics

Conversations With A Book.

The reading of all good books is indeed like a conversation with the noblest men of past centuries who were the authors of them, nay a carefully studied conversation, in which they reveal to us none but the best of their thoughts. 163 palabras más

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