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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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Epicurus | Greek philosopher | Britannica.com
Epicurus: Epicurus, Greek philosopher, author of an ethical philosophy of simple pleasure, friendship, and retirement. He founded schools of philosophy that survived directly from the 4th century bc until the 4th century ad. Epicurus was born on the island of Samos of Athenian parents who had gone there as
Epicurus - Information Philosopher
One generation after Aristotle, Epicurus argued that as atoms moved through the void, there were occasions when they would "swerve" from their otherwise determined paths, thus initiating new causal chains - with a causa sui or uncaused cause. He wanted to break the causal chain of physical determinism and deny claims that the future is logically necessary.
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 ...
Epicurus - Letter to Menoeceus
In this letter, Epicurus summarizes his ethical doctrines: Epicurus to Menoeceus, greetings: Let no one be slow to seek wisdom when he is young nor weary in the search of it when he has grown old.
Epicurus - Vatican Sayings
Vatican Sayings by Epicurus (341-270 B.C.) et al. The “Vatican Sayings” is a collection of quotes of Epicurus and other Epicureans preserved in a 14 th century manuscript from the Vatican Library. There is some overlap with the “Principal Doctrines” (PD): 1.
The Internet Classics Archive | Letter to Menoeceus by ...
Letter to Menoeceus by Epicurus, part of the Internet Classics Archive
Epicurus - Wikipedia
Epicurus (Oudgrieks: Ἐπίκουρος, Epikouros, Nederlands, verouderd: Epicuur; 341 v.Chr. - 270 v.Chr.) was een Grieks filosoof en aanhanger van het atomisme.Hij was de grondlegger van het naar hem vernoemde epicurisme, een van de scholen uit de hellenistische filosofie
Trilemma - Wikipedia
In religion Epicurus' trilemma. One of the earliest uses of the trilemma formulation is that of the Greek philosopher Epicurus, rejecting the idea of an omnipotent and omnibenevolent God (as summarised by David Hume):. If God is unable to prevent evil, then he is not all-powerful.
Epicurus | Define Epicurus at Dictionary.com
341–270 bc, Greek philosopher, who held that the highest good is pleasure and that the world is a series of fortuitous combinations of atoms
The Internet Classics Archive | Principal Doctrines by ...
Principal Doctrines by Epicurus, part of the Internet Classics Archive