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The Right to Death

The topic of suicide receives a lot of attention, and for good reason; the cessation of one’s own life should not be taken lightly. Nevertheless, the morality of the action is still open for debate. 2,566 more words

Message in a Bottle

Universalize your actions
imagine all
behaving, acting
doing as you do
I think this was Kant
how he perceived
a moral world ought to be measured… 110 more words


Lenin: Empirio-criticism and historical materialism - part twelve

Ernst Haeckel and Ernst Mach (continued)

…Haeckel does not attempt an analysis of philosophical problems and is not able to contrast the materialist theory of knowledge with the idealist theory of knowledge. 448 more words


Ortega y Gasset: Kant and the contraction of philosophy

Overwhelmed by this superiority, the philosopher was ashamed of being overwhelmed, which meant that he became ashamed of not being a physicist. As the problems which are genuinely philosophic do not permit of solution according to the method of the physical sciences, the philosopher gave up any attempt to attack them; he renounced his philosophy, contracting it to a minimum, putting it humbly at the service of the physics. 181 more words


Immanuel Kant

Immanuel Kant was a recluse who devoted his life to answering the single question, “What can we know?”

Immanuel Kant was born in 1724 near Königsberg, present day Russia, and never travelled further than 10 miles from his hometown. 2,168 more words


Germany – Memories of a Nation

Germany – Memories of a Nation
By Neil MacGregor
Allen Lane – £30.00

It is not enough merely to look into this camp. One has to go in, through this gate, and then look out in order to read the motto, boldly lettered in iron, which every prisoner who arrived at Buchenwald read as they looked back at the world from which they were being removed: … 900 more words


Choosing The Right For The Right Reasons: Mormonism and Immanuel Kant

CTR rings are one of the most recognizable symbols of Mormonism. Every Mormon has at some point owned one of these little rings emblazoned with the letters CTR, which stand for “choose the right.” The rings are a cute little reminder to make sure that our moral lives are in accordance to doctrines of the gospel. 892 more words