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The Question of Naturalistic Ethics: Sam Harris on Science and Morality

Below Sam Harris outlines and then discusses with Richard Dawkins his argument against Hume’s erroneous (IMO) notion that we cannot derive an ‘ought’ from an ‘is’ – what philosopher’s call the “naturalistic fallacy” or “Hume’s Guillotine”. 288 more words


Perception is not observing, is inhabiting. The body is a being of the world and the world is built over lived experiences.

Corporeal space refers to my own experiences, it is Me trying to explain the world. 99 more words

Corporal Cartography

Attributes of God: Incorporeality Part 1

Traditional Christianity affirms that God is an immaterial, nonphysical reality. This is to say that God is formless or “without body.”[1] Christianity has historically opposed material conceptions of God and instead posited that God the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit are lacking any material structure or composition, that is apart from the incarnation of Christ. 1,234 more words


Cartograms and Homunculi

In Alchemy, a homunculus was the successful product of an alchemical procedure that would create life without resorting to heterosexual intercourse. As much distinction that I want to make between woo-woo and the term that the sort of people who invented the… 457 more words


Doyle: "Bodies Inside/Out: Violation and Resistance from the Prison Cell to The Bluest Eye”

Doyle, Laura. “Bodies Inside/Out: Violation and Resistance from the Prison Cell to The Bluest Eye.” Feminist Interpretations of Maurice Merleau-Ponty. Dorothea Olkowski and Gail Weiss, eds. 773 more words


Muddled Corporeality

As reality and dreams sunder into chaos,

Swirling fog clouds my vision as ghosts swim in front of me,

Torturing my soul,

My existence;

They go past intrinsic fear into numinous awe. 42 more words

Evelina and Satire via Formal Changes/Technique and Corporality? (Triple Whammy)

Frances Burney’s Evelina is an epistolary novel that details the entrance into adult and metropolitan life of the eponymous seventeen-year old. As Evelina moves through the various “diversions” of London, from the opera, associated with the upper classes and refined tastes, to the mixing grounds of the pleasure gardens, she falls in love with a Lord and begins to embody and enact those modes of feminine propriety fashionable in the late 18th century. 597 more words