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The Boethian Wheel of Change....

So those of you that follow me on Facebook you may have already seen this mornings posting, a quote by Botheius, the 5th Century Roman Philosopher, as I waited patiently for the Overground. 370 more words


To what extent does Boethius succeed in proving that the Christian God is Just? [35 marks]

Boethius was an early Christian philosopher who studied classical Greek and was heavily influenced by the work of Greek philosophers in his own writing – particularly Plato. 1,035 more words

Civilisation 54: Boethius (the forgotten one)

Welcome to the ‘Civilisation’ blog series. This is my attempt to categorise some of history’s most famous (and infamous) names. Sometimes it’s serious and sometimes it’s silly. 791 more words

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The Maltese Falcon

It started off as quite the page turner, became a bit tangential then finished up OK. The whodunits are interesting, because you really don’t trust any of the characters except maybe Sam’s secretary, Effie. 203 more words

Depression... and the Consolation of Philosophy

The Consolation of Philosophy. I’m not a philosopher. But I like to think about stuff. I like to think about… about how to be able to find ways of understanding my personal, intimate, most subjective feelings/experiences… in such a way that I can fit them into a more inclusive meaning.

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On Logic

Following the collapse of the Roman Empire in the fifth century, much of Aristotle’s work was lost in the West. Some of these had been translated from Greek to Latin by the scribe Boethius. 510 more words

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