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What is Racism?

Racism is perhaps one of the most widely used, but most misunderstood terms that people happen to use today. Its a hot-button subject that stirs up tons of emotions in many people, particularly white and Black people. 1,001 more words


At home in the void

When Copernicus showed that the Earth orbits the sun, his heliocentric model of the cosmos placed our local star not only in the middle of the solar system but at the center of the universe itself. 1,133 more words


Define Beautiful...

“In order to decide whether something is beautiful or not, we refer the representation, not by the understanding of the object, but by the i…

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Lenin: The Theory of Knowledge of Empirio-Criticism and of Dialectical Materialism - Part Three

The question at issue is Marx’s second Thesis on Feuerbach and Plekhanov’s translation of the word Diesseitigkeit.

Here is the second Thesis:

“The question whether objective truth can be attributed to human thinking is not a question of theory, but is a practical question. 306 more words


Can Theology Go Through Kant?

After being reintroduced to Immanuel Kant’s thought after our last session on MacCulloch’s book, his philosophy intrigues me and I see the inherent and serious challenges Kant poses in reference to theistic epistemology. 702 more words


The return of radical empiricism

by Massimo Pigliucci

“All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.” So wrote Immanuel Kant in his Critique of Pure Reason, one of the most influential philosophy books of all time. 3,245 more words