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The Place of Knowledge by Philip Alan Shalka (Book Review)

That Place of Knowledge by Philip Shalka

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

The Place of Knowledge, by Philip Alan Shalka, is a short story which falls under the “fiction” genre. 321 palabras más

Philosophy

Socratic Discussions: An Enemy Of The Left

Recently, I had watched a documentary regarding Socrates and how he challenged Greek society, his ideas of democracy and letting everyone, as we say in Australia, have a ‘fair go’ in expressing their ideas and choices. 477 palabras más

Thoughts

The Tao Te Ching, 71: Take a Step Back

Not-knowing is true knowledge.
Presuming to know is a disease.
First, realize that you are sick;
Then you can move toward health.
The Master is her own physician. 404 palabras más

Philosophy

Misguided Obligations To the Law: A Brief Response to Socrates and Martin Luther King Jr.

One’s relationship to laws, under which societies function, in an abstract sense is built upon the notion of social contract. Be it an implied or explicit social contract, one’s physical existence within a certain geopolitical territory and existential dependence on a certain set of systems and structures that allow a society to operate establishes some type of relationship between the individual and the state within which they live. 1.045 palabras más

Ms. Socrates

The last time I mentioned Socrates, I was applying for his job.  In my humble opinion, Socrates was the greatest teacher the world has ever seen.  433 palabras más

Behavior

Socrates the Philosopher

Socrates was born in 470BC in Athens, Greece.  His father Sophroniscus was a stone mason and sculptor, and his mother Phaenarete was a midwife.

He did not come from noble stock, and therefore would receive basic Greek education, and from there trained under his father as a stone mason. 373 palabras más

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