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I believe it was the great thinker Plato who said, "Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. And also, when will Mount Mary ...
The Great Books Podcast: 'The Consolation of Philosophy' National Review
John J. Miller is joined by Arthur Herman of the Hudson Institute to discuss Boethius's 'The Consolation of Philosophy.'
Philosophy Club works to expand and promote student voices on campus Northern Star Online
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Trends in Philosophy of Science: What Does “Semantic Information” Mean? Discovery Institute
“Information” has become a trendy word in the philosophy of science. Case in point: The phrase “semantic information,” which materialists now seek to extend to ...
Inside the Warriors’ philosophy on 3-point shooting The Mercury News
Warriors coach Steve Kerr argued that "maybe we're going a little overboard with the threes.”
We need to address the gender disparity in philosophy UT The Daily Texan
When we think of gender disparities in academia, we are immediately drawn to male-dominated fields, such as many STEM majors, where women have been ...
Philosophy professor continues work on confounding problem William & Mary News
Noah Lemos, Leslie and Naomi Legum Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at William & Mary, talks about his years working on the pesky problem of the ...
Praise for Darlington's 'old-school' philosophy: Letters Orlando Sentinel
Apopka football coach Rick Darlington, who has three state championships with the Blue Darters, is taking his "old-school" ways to Enterprise, Ala.
Wisconsin GOP's Lame-Duck Play: 'A New Philosophy of Governing' Roll Call
The Scott Walker era in Wisconsin is ending much as it began: With a controversial effort to weaken his political opponents that attracted protests and a national ...
UW-led philosophy team receives $1.5M grant to study the ethics of neurotechnology research UW Today
UW postdoc Ivana Milovanovic (left) works with Center for Neurotechnology Young Scholars Program participant Emily Boeschoten on a sensory device.
How 'The Good Place' Made Philosophy a Pop Culture Phenomenon TownandCountrymag.com
In an exclusive interview with Town and Country Magazine, 'The Good Place' creator Michael Schur spoke with us about writing a candy-colored fantasy about ...
Philosophy student awarded Dean's Medal after 20-year break from studies Arizona State University
Jonathan Liechty decided to come back to school after taking 20 years off. He returned through the Starbucks College Achievement Program and will be ...
Northeastern's next-man-up philosophy shows 'athletes live here' too HighSchoolOT
Northeastern's program consistently produces some of the top talent in the state, and this year the Eagles are a perfect 13-0 heading into the regional ...
Don Garber signals changes to MLS philosophy on two major... The Athletic
In his State of the League address, the MLS commissioner announced that the league is changing course on two long-held positions.
NASA and philosophers now teach a philosophy of space-travel safety Quartz
What makes a rocket safe? Are you sure—really, really sure? To answer this question to NASA's exacting standards, you'll need not just a grasp of engineering, ...
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Epicurus - Wikipedia
Epicurus was born in the Athenian settlement on the Aegean island of Samos in February 341 BC. His parents, Neocles and Chaerestrate, were both Athenian-born, and his father was an Athenian citizen. Epicurus grew up during the final years of the Greek Classical Period. Plato had died seven years before Epicurus was born and Epicurus was seven years old when Alexander the Great crossed the ...
Epicurus and Epicurean Philosophy
Presenting the philosophy of Epicurus, including classical Epicurean texts, history, and information about books, web pages, and e-mail lists devoted to Epicureanism.
Epicurus | Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Epicurus is one of the major philosophers in the Hellenistic period, the three centuries following the death of Alexander the Great in 323 B.C.E. (and of Aristotle in 322 B.C.E.). Epicurus developed an unsparingly materialistic metaphysics, empiricist epistemology, and hedonistic ethics. Epicurus ...
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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.
Epicurus - Principal Doctrines
The “Principal Doctrines” (also sometimes translated under the title “Sovran Maxims”) are a collection of forty quotes from the writings of Epicurus that serve as a handy summary of his ethical theory:
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 - 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
Amazon.com: The Essential Epicurus: Letters, Principal ...
EPICURUS (341 - 271 B.C.E.) was an Athenian philosopher of the Hellenistic period, who was born on the Aegean island of Samos off the coast of present-day Turkey. At age eighteen, he moved to Athens to complete a compulsory two-year term of military service and thereafter began studying philosophy under Nausiphanes of Teos.
The Art of Happiness (Penguin Classics): Epicurus, George ...
Epicurus was an ancient Greek philosopher and the founder of the school of philosophy called Epicureanism. Only a few fragments of his works remain, and much of what is known about his philosophy derives from later followers and commentators.