Rare though it is, it is not so rare to see the question asked by naïve materialist atheists: Is it logical to live? Is it logical to feel? 1,757 more words
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Week 3: Kant – Prolegomena II
- (§ 15). Kant states that universal natural science contains a priori basic principles, including the principles ‘substance remains and persists’ and ‘everything that happens is always determined previously by a cause according to constant laws.’ What is the discipline that explicitly reflects on such principles? 982 more words
Man can do what he wills, but he cannot will what he wills.
– Arthur Schopenhauer
As is the case with many German philosophers, a first reading of the quote will sound profoundly intellectual, deeply philosophical… and utterly unintelligible.712 more words
Scruton, Grayling, Janaway, Tanner and Deathridge each present a short episode on the philosophical influences on Wagner.