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One of the greatest scientists in history. He established the optimal dose of poison and hoping to create homunculi

On September 24, 1541 died Paracelsus (Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim), alchemist, physician and philosopher, one of the most colorful figures of the Renaissance precursor iatrochimiei making use in the treatment of certain drugs made by chemic...
by Potent Scientia Est on Sep 24, 2016

Confucius Quotes – Famous Quotes Sayings by Philosopher Confucius

   Confucius Quotes “Respect yourself and others will respect you.” “Ask yourself constantly, “What is the right thing to do?” “Behave toward everyone as if receiving a great guest.” “The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the b...
by Suvichar Anmol Vachan on Jan 16, 2016

The Philosopher’s Lexicon: A Map of Distinctions, Part One

Now that summer is over, it is quite past time to return to blogging. It feels right to start up again with a continuation of my series on philosophical definitions, The Philosopher’s Lexicon. My primary goal in this series is to explore common...
by Stories & Soliloquies on Sep 4, 2015

Living in other places, other times… Old faces long gone…

How would you look if you lived in another decade? A student’s experiment shows us (source)… We are all so …Continue reading →...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Aug 15, 2015

The Philosopher’s Lexicon: Analytic and Synthetic Reasoning

Welcome back to The Philosopher’s Lexicon. My primary goal in this series is to explore common philosophical vocabulary, hopefully transforming these words from useless jargon into meaningful terms. My secondary goal is to highlight how contentiou...
by Stories & Soliloquies on May 8, 2015

The Philosopher’s Lexicon: Logical and Causal Possibility

Welcome back to The Philosopher’s Lexicon. My primary goal in this series is to explore common philosophical vocabulary, hopefully transforming these words from useless jargon into meaningful terms. My secondary goal is to highlight how contentiou...
by Stories & Soliloquies on May 1, 2015

The Philosopher’s Lexicon: Ontology and Epistemology

Welcome back to The Philosopher’s Lexicon. My primary goal in this series is to explore common philosophical vocabulary, hopefully transforming these words from useless jargon into meaningful terms. My secondary goal is to highlight how contentiou...
by Stories & Soliloquies on Apr 24, 2015

Philosopher Fridays: Berkeley

Welcome to Philosopher Fridays, where I tackle philosophers I find inspiring, interesting, intriguing, and occasionally, incomprehensible and even infuriating. These entries are not meant to be in any way comprehensive or reflective of the general op...
by Stories & Soliloquies on Mar 20, 2015

Philosopher Fridays: Benjamin in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction

Welcome back to Philosopher Fridays, where I tackle philosophers I find intriguing in very fragmented ways. In my last two entries, I tackled Walter Benjamin on history, story, and the messy ruins of any dialectical project. This week, I return ̷...
by Stories & Soliloquies on Mar 13, 2015

The Philosopher’s Lexicon: Argument

Welcome back to The Philosopher’s Lexicon. My primary goal in this series is to explore common philosophical vocabulary, hopefully transforming these words from useless jargon into meaningful terms. My secondary goal is to highlight how contentiou...
by Stories & Soliloquies on Feb 13, 2015

Philosopher Fridays: Benjamin on Books and Stories

Welcome back to Philosopher Fridays, a twice monthly series wherein I post my thoughts on various philosophers. Last time, I gave some background on Walter Benjamin, and this I’ll extend this analysis to two of his shorter essays. While I usu...
by Stories & Soliloquies on Feb 6, 2015

The Philosopher’s Lexicon: Begging the Question

Welcome back to The Philosopher’s Lexicon. My primary goal in this series is to explore common philosophical vocabulary, hopefully transforming these words from useless jargon into meaningful terms. My secondary goal is to highlight how contentiou...
by Stories & Soliloquies on Jan 30, 2015

Philosopher Fridays: Walter Benjamin

Welcome to Philosopher Fridays, a now biweekly (or bimonthly, depending on your preference) series where I take a brief look at philosophers who’ve had an impact on my thinking, for good or ill. These posts are not meant to be comprehensive …...
by Stories & Soliloquies on Jan 23, 2015

The Philosopher’s Lexicon: Philosophy

Welcome to the first entry of my new feature: The Philosopher’s Lexicon. My primary goal in this series is to explore common philosophical vocabulary, hopefully transforming these words from useless jargon into meaningful terms. My secondary go...
by Stories & Soliloquies on Jan 16, 2015

The Philosopher’s Lexicon: Philosophy

Welcome to the first entry of my new feature: The Philosopher’s Lexicon. My primary goal in this series is to explore common philosophical vocabulary, hopefully transforming these words from useless jargon into meaningful terms. My secondary go...
by Stories & Soliloquies on Jan 16, 2015

Philosopher Fridays: Arendt on the Public, the Private, and Blogging

Welcome to Philosopher Fridays! This series is designed to allow me to explore what I find interesting, inspiring, or even just thought-provoking about the philosophers I read. While I hope these entries can serve as an introduction to their star ...
by Stories & Soliloquies on Jan 9, 2015

Philosopher Fridays: Arendt on the Public, the Private, and Blogging

Welcome to Philosopher Fridays! This series is designed to allow me to explore what I find interesting, inspiring, or even just thought-provoking about the philosophers I read. While I hope these entries can serve as an introduction to their star ...
by Stories & Soliloquies on Jan 9, 2015

Philosopher Fridays: Augustine on the Promise of Hope

Welcome to Philosopher Fridays, where I aim to expose the academic underpinnings of my thoughts on story-telling and writing. In this series I make no attempt to give a comprehensive view of any of the philosophers I tackle, but instead pick …...
by Stories & Soliloquies on Dec 26, 2014

Philosopher Fridays: Augustine on the Promise of Hope

Welcome to Philosopher Fridays, where I aim to expose the academic underpinnings of my thoughts on story-telling and writing. In this series I make no attempt to give a comprehensive view of any of the philosophers I tackle, but instead pick …...
by Stories & Soliloquies on Dec 26, 2014

Philosopher Fridays: Augustine on the Promise of Hope

Welcome to Philosopher Fridays, where I aim to expose the academic underpinnings of my thoughts on story-telling and writing. In this series I make no attempt to give a comprehensive view of any of the philosophers I tackle, but instead pick …...
by Stories & Soliloquies on Dec 26, 2014


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