I know of know better statement of Stoic philosophy than what follows—the 3rd maxim by which Descartes lived his life. It is truly a piece of wisdom. Three very long sentences but they are worth continual re-reading. Continue reading Descartes Third Maxim
The good advice (original title: Le bon conseil), by Jean-Baptiste Madou.
Unsolicited Advice as Criticism – Suppose I say: “You should move to Florida!” or “You should quit your job!” or “You shouldn’t eat so much!” or “You shouldn’t hang out with those people!” In all these case there is implicit criticism. Continue reading Is Unsolicited Advice Indistinguishable from Criticism?
We are discussing no small matter, but how we ought to live. ~ Socrates In Plato’s Republic Continue reading Ethical Theory
Statue of Socrates in front of the Academy of Athens (modern)
Introduction: Why Should Computer Science Majors Take A Computer Ethics Course? Continue reading Ethics Courses for Computer Science Majors
The Universe represented as multiple disk-shaped slices across time.
We have seen that science is a more dynamic and useful problem solver than philosophy and that, in our view, philosophical questions eventually are replaced by scientific answers. Continue reading Science As Wisdom