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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

Re-evaluating Kant's 'Categorical Imperative'

Bayes’ theorem concerns how we formulate beliefs about the world when we encounter new data or information. The original presentation of Rev. Thomas Bayes’ work, ‘An Essay toward Solving a Problem in the Doctrine of Chances’, was given in 1763, after Bayes’ death, to the Royal Society, by Mr. 568 more words

Philosophy

Acting Out Can Get People in Trouble

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On Monday, there was big excitement at Number One Daughter’s school, because a popular teacher was arrested and charged with child seduction for having had a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old female student. 1,858 more words

Desire

Over Four thousand Six hundred visitors! Diolch yn fawr iawn / A very big thank you

Over Four thousand Six hundred visitors!

Diolch yn fawr iawn / A very big thank you for visiting my blog and galleries.

I very much appreciate every single one of you visiting from all around the world. 107 more words

ARTIST IAN PRITCHARD

Missing floor map

I am in view of four external doors to this building. 116 more words

Notes on pre-Critical Metaphysics with Schelling.

Schelling, writing on the purpose of philosophy in his opening lecture, claims that the basic end of philosophy is to determine the purposiveness of man, such that nature as such does not become entirely purposeless; and this is a largely conventional aim by anyones reasoning. 2,218 more words

Politics

The intellectual and "power"

Roger Scruton’s An Intelligent Person’s Guide to Modern Culture could serve as an excellent entryway into Scruton’s body of work. It is frequently demanding on the reader, in regards to the insane amount of material (artistic, philosophical, political) that Scruton references. 1,674 more words

Love & Responsibility