Tag: Philosophy

Stoicism in the Time of Plague

Stoicism in the Time of Plague

The Story of Marcus Aurelius and the Antonine Plague This is a dramatized account of the events surrounding the Antonine Plague, which spread across Europe in the late 2nd century AD. It inspired the discussion of these events in relation to Stoic philosophy found in my book How to Think Like a Roman Emperor: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius. […]

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What makes people trust and rely on news (American Press Institute)

Are We Getting to A Time When You Can’t Trust What You See, Hear or Read?

Throughout the day, your mind is getting input from thousands of different sources. I talk about reinventing yourself quite a bit. Part of that process involves changing the way you think. To change the way you think, you can begin to think of your mind as a fortress. If you allow too much garbage into your brain, it will block […]

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Are We Born With Knowledge?

Are We Born With Knowledge?

by Will Lyon while at the Boston University Undergraduate Program in Neuroscience | One thing I have always struggled with in reading philosophy is

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The Idea of a Christian Soul and Its Intelligibility

The Idea of a Christian Soul and Its Intelligibility

by Christopher Hauser | The Dartmouth Apologia | What separates us from animals? The

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A Czech Philosopher Comes to the Defense of Truth

A Czech Philosopher Comes to the Defense of Truth

by Marie Tejklova | If a negative answer is impossible, we are left with a positive one—truth exists.
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