It’s especially important to differentiate morality and law, inasmuch as discussion of the moral and legal often conflate. On the one hand, the two differ since we believe some legal acts to be immoral, and some laws to be unjust. Continue reading The Difference Between the Moral and the Legal
What is the value of philosophy? Here are some possible answers. Continue reading The Value of Philosophy
In order to more clearly conceptualize Western philosophy’s territory, let’s consider it in relation to two other powerful cultural forces with which it’s intertwined: religion and science. Continue reading What is the Difference Between Philosophy, Science, and Religion?
Loneliness by Hans Thoma (National Museum in Warsaw)
The longest running study of human development by Harvard researchers confirms that satisfying personal relationships are the key to human happiness. Moreover, personal relationships are just as important to your health as diet and exercise. (Note – I wrote about this study previously here.) Continue reading Summary of the Harvard Grant Study