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“It is also likely that Neoplatonists went much further than most modern physics in their methodology, in which the justification for the theory is not sought in how well the empirical studies and their results fit the theory, but in matters internal to the theory: its completeness, consistency and rational plausibility.

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The Upanishads

The Upanishads by Anonymous
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I find it interesting how pervasive is the mystic idea of unity. From transcendentalists to scientists to Buddhists to Christians to Hindus, I hear this same thing emphasized repeatedly—everything is one. 615 more words


The mystery of Honour

Why do some people have honour, and others don’t?  This is a big mystery.  Nobody has ever been able to figure that out.  Plato grapples with this in his dialogues.  1,208 more words

The Pros of Plato

Throughout Time: the Republic by Plato, part 2
How obtained: free kindle version (Amazon, Project Gutenberg)

As well as the little quips between characters in between the arguments, there were a few quotes and concepts that I really liked. 719 more words

Who is the best philosopher ever?

Hello 3.5 readers.

BQB here.

Who do you think is the greatest philosopher ever?

Is it Socrates? Plato? Aristotle?  Someone more modern?

Jot down your favorite philosopher in the comments and I’ll tell you who the best philosopher ever is sometime this weekend.


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