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Anita Silvers, an SF State philosophy professor and advocate for the disabled, dies at 78 San Francisco Chronicle
Anita Silvers, a San Francisco State philosophy professor, author and a force in making life more accessible for disabled people, died this month at age 78.
Duke to Recognize Inaugural Philosophy of Physics Award Winner During Workshop Duke Today
A new award celebrating excellence in philosophy of physics will be presented during a free, two-day campus event where the winner will be the featured ...
Confronting Philosophy’s Anti-Semitism The New York Times
Should we continue to teach thinkers like Kant, Voltaire and Hume without mention of the harmful prejudices they helped legitimize?
On Failing to be a Philosopher | Issue 131 Philosophy Now
There are many ways of failing to be a philosopher. The most efficient is not to bother being a philosopher in the first place. It is the strategy of choice for the vast ...
A Philosophy of Food as Medicine The Wall Street Journal
“Let food be your medicine,” said the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates in the 4th century B.C. But he probably didn't envisage a world in which people would ...
Philosophers and neuroscientists join forces to see whether science can solve the mystery of free will Science Magazine
Philosophers have spent millennia debating whether we have free will, without reaching a conclusive answer. Neuroscientists optimistically entered the field in ...
Next to Stacey Abrams, Biden’s philosophy looks flawed and dated The Washington Post
When you're running in a presidential primary against 75 other candidates, you have to do something to stand out. So likely presidential candidate Joe Biden, ...
How One Mother's Beauty Philosophy Became a Powerful Family Bond TownandCountrymag.com
If there's one thing sure to divide generations of women, it's beauty. What works for a 34-year-old rarely works for a 62-year-old, too; styles change over time just ...
Chris Ballard breaks down Colts' free agency philosophy, recent visits Indianapolis Star
Indianapolis has now moved on to the back end of free agency, searching for value plays among the players still available.
Is Philosophy Still The Friend Of Wisdom? | Issue 131 Philosophy Now
If becoming wise involves making effective choices that lead to a morally improved life, it should then follow that philosophy – that rational search for wisdom ...
Eastern philosophy books: 7 essential reads Big Think
Ancient eastern philosophy unravels the Tao, Zen and other holistic ways of thinking about the self and the universe. These are the best eastern philosophy ...
Seminoles' "win by committee" philosophy paying dividends WCTV
All season long, Florida State head coach Leonard Hamilton has talked about his team's quality of depth. FSU infamously doesn't have a 'starting rotation,' and ...
Karl Marx: Man & Mind | Issue 131 Philosophy Now
Matt Qvortrup argues that Marx still inspires those longing for a better world.
MIT's Kieran Setiya, Author of Midlife: A Philosophical Guide, to Deliver New York Institute of Philosophy's Biennial Lecture: “Public Philosophy”—April 5 NYU News
Kieran Setiya, a professor of philosophy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will deliver the 2019 New York Institute of Philosophy Biennial Lecture, ...
In Aristotle's Garden, NY Professor Finds Philosophy, Too The National Herald
ATHENS – As he perused the ancient site of Aristotle's Lyceum, opened to the public only in 2014 after being excavated in 1996, Simon Critchley, an English ...
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Epicureanism - Wikipedia
Epicureanism is a system of philosophy based upon the teachings of the ancient Greek philosopher Epicurus, founded around 307 BC.Epicurus was an atomic materialist, following in the steps of Democritus.His materialism led him to a general attack on superstition and divine intervention.Following Aristippus—about whom very little is known—Epicurus believed that what he called "pleasure ...
Epicureanism | Britannica.com
Epicureanism: Epicureanism, in a strict sense, the philosophy taught by Epicurus (341–270 bce). In a broad sense, it is a system of ethics embracing every conception or form of life that can be traced to the principles of his philosophy. In ancient polemics, as often since, the term was employed with an even
Epicureanism | Define Epicureanism at Dictionary.com
Epicureanism definition, the philosophical system or doctrine of Epicurus, holding that the external world is a series of fortuitous combinations of atoms and that the highest good is pleasure, interpreted as freedom from disturbance or pain. See more.
CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Epicureanism - NEW ADVENT
In its popular sense, the word stands for a refined and calculating selfishness, seeking not power or fame, but the pleasures of sense, particularly of the palate, and those in company rather than solitude
Epicureanism | Definition of Epicureanism by Merriam-Webster
a: the philosophy of Epicurus who subscribed to a hedonistic ethics that considered an imperturbable emotional calm the highest good and whose followers held intellectual pleasures superior to transient sensualism
Epicureanism and Stoicism: Lessons, Similarities and ...
Stoic and Epicurean—two words that do not mean what people think they mean. The image of the Stoic is the unfeeling, emotionless brute and the Epicurean as the pleasure-loving, self-indulgent hedonist. Stereotypes always fall short, but in this case, the common understanding of what it means to be a follower of the Stoics or Epicureanism …
Gifford Lectures - N. T. Wright
The 2018 Gifford Lectures are now available on YouTube. The overall title is Discerning the Dawn: History, Eschatology and New Creation. Lecture 1 The Fallen Shrine: Lisbon 1755 and the Triumph of Epicureanism
Hellenistic philosophy - Wikipedia
Hellenistic philosophy is the period of Western philosophy that was developed in the Hellenistic period following Aristotle and ending with the beginning of Neoplatonism
CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Index for E
This list represents only a tiny fraction of articles available on the New Advent website. For a more complete list, please see the full index for E or use the search box at the top of this page.. Easter - Includes information on the feast and customs Easter Controversy - The dispute regarding the proper time of observing Easter Eastern Churches - Eastern Churches depended originally on the ...
Epicureanism | Philosophy of Megaten Wiki | FANDOM powered ...
Epicureanism is a system of philosophy based upon the teachings of the ancient Greek philosopher Epicurus, founded around 307 BC. Epicurus was an atomic materialist, following in the steps of Democritus. His materialism, combined with the fact that he sought to fight against superstition and...