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Welcome to Philosopher Fridays, where I aim to expose the academic underpinnings of my thoughts on story-telling and writing. In this series I make no attempt to give a comprehensive view of any of the philosophers I tackle, but instead pick out and explain what draws me back to their works again and again. 1,676 more words
In this paper I have been asked to distinguish between what it means for a person to have or to say what their personal philosophy may be and how it may inform their beliefs and attitudes towards the world and others and how that relates to the actual meaning of the word in its truest definition. 591 more words
Many companies in today’s apparel industry are not praised for their commitment to ethical practices or sustainability. The media is constantly criticizing companies for practicing child labor or having bad working conditions in their factories. 2,457 more words
Artem Kaznatcheev pointed me to this article on Kant, Schopenhauer, and cybernetics (emphasis added):
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Kant introduced the concept of the thing-in-itself for that which will be left of a thing if we take away everything that we can learn about it through our sensations.