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Review #32: Philosophy: 100 Essential Thinkers - Philip Stokes

  • Title: Philosophy: 100 Essential Thinkers
  • Author: Philip Stokes
  • Year Published: 2012 (first in 2002)
  • Publisher: Arcturus Publishing Limited
  • ISBN: 1848588429
  • Pages: 384

I chose this book as my philosophy selection because I really don’t know a lot about the general ideas of philosophy and am only vaguely acquainted with some key names.  300 more words

Read The Store 2014

Philosophical moods

It takes a fool to attempt to summarize the great, shifting circle of Emerson’s philosophy with a single quote, a single arc. Yet today I believe in folly, in injustice in reading; thus I feel up to the task, and select the following, from his essay “Circles”: 1,195 more words


The Characterization Of Truth

The deepest sorrow will become your ultimate triumph.

The enigma of opportunity and trial only brings its clarity in moments of reflection.

The residue of scarring is the illegitimate reminder to let “it” go; whatever that “it” may be.

Part I

#triumph over #treasure


How today shoots me up and down?

Intro and what the hell SHE is doing here?

Don’t be disturbed by headline picture. It has been put on purpose to get you thinking. … 699 more words


Armchair Thinking: Common Complaints Against Philosophy 2

Isn’t philosophy just armchair thinking? How can that be a proper subject?! Why aren’t you doing experiments and observing the real world? Climb down from your ivory tower and do something more concrete! 1,157 more words

Count it All Joy

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