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Money Vs. Happiness by Aristotle

Aristotle is a famous guy in the philosophy departments but not so much anywhere else. Was he famous in his time? He travelled a lot but he is originally from Macedon and he was the tutor of Philip’s son Alexander The Great. 377 more words

Finding Cinderella: A Metaphor Of the Scientific Method

When quantum theory and theory of general relativity shook the foundation of physics at the dawn of the 20th century, some of the physicists, most notably Erwin Schrödinger and Werner Heisenberg, explored and revisited ancient Greek philosophy, for they believed that there might be something wrong with the philosophical foundation that classic physics was built upon. 532 more words


Four Things for which to be Thankful

In the 21st century, we often take a lot for granted. We have luxuries that were inconceivable even a few decades ago. Our level of comfort and ease has never been better. 1,002 more words



As I make my way through the journey of obtaining an MFA in creative writing, it’s strange that philosophers (especially Aristotle) continue to invade my life (you know, because I have that undergraduate in philosophy–though it makes me no expert by any means, no pun intended). 250 more words

Meditations Of A Cynic

Role models

When I was at university, in a class on virtue ethics, the class was asked whether they could think of anybody they knew who was virtuous.  574 more words