philosophy

Another stab at: What is Philosophy? A non-philosophical concise definition.

Finally a Concise Definition of Philosophy. Cedric Nathaniel Regis University {KEYWORDS: concise, definition, non-philosophy, orientation, philosophy, reality, route} Finally a Concise Definition of Philosophy. Continental philosophy has become a caricature of itself.  Its intensions found lacking, every definition philosophers have given over the decades have left many of us in a virtual state of trauma.… Continue reading Another stab at: What is Philosophy? A non-philosophical concise definition.

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Climate Change and Pascal’s Wager.

In this Era of Prehistory, everything gets turned on its head, just like in the Pirate's of the Caribbean movie... As I have put forth in various places a "turned on its head" version of faith in the spirit of Kierkegaard (somewhere in my posts Im sure Ive spelled it out, but I surely address… Continue reading Climate Change and Pascal’s Wager.

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Philosophy and Racism.

The other day, I commented on a post over at Larval Subjects. Someone replied to my last comment: Racism is socially constructed. Just like gender. They are just signifiers without a signified. Now how do you think you can explain and convince someone who doesn't even know this kind of thinking exists? This is a… Continue reading Philosophy and Racism.

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Intoxication and Reason, and philosophy.

All things being equal, can we say that a person who drinks a couple glasses of wine wine in the evenings has the same mannered reasoning as someone who never drinks alcohol? Marijuana? What about a line of cocaine at lunch, instead of coffee? Vicodin? OxyContin? Herion? Just in the evenings, to take to edge… Continue reading Intoxication and Reason, and philosophy.

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The Problem of the Dialectic: Convention, Reality and Irony.

The dialectic, as I have said earlier, cannot be taken too seriously. For when it is, the break that has perspective finds the levity that brings the truth of the matter over the impending doom. Yet when things have become so serious, it is only because I have been presented with my self and the… Continue reading The Problem of the Dialectic: Convention, Reality and Irony.