Bust of Pythagoras based on traditional iconography at the Museum Capitolini, Rome.
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Justice in the Individual
… According to Plato, the human soul is comprised of three parts — an appetitive, a spirited and a rational part — all of which pull individuals in differing directions. Continue reading Summary of Justice in Plato’s Republic
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One of the most famous discussions of justice occurs in Book 2 of Plato’s The Republic Continue reading Summary the Ring of Gyges in Plato’s Republic
Le Penseur in the Musée Rodin in Paris
(I recently summarized a few salient points from a philosophical essay by Ms. Sylvia Jane Wojcik. She has since made multiple revisions to the essay and I thought the revised version worthy of a separate post. Here is the entire essay from a deeply searching soul.) Continue reading What’s It All About?
Moore’s law is an example of futures studies; it is a statistical collection of past and present trends with the goal of accurately extrapolating future trends. Continue reading Futurism Remembering the 1950-60’s USA ‘Futurists’ – What Went Wrong?
In addition to being a professor of philosophy, Darrell Arnold, my oldest and dearest friend, is an accomplished musician. I don’t know any other musician in the world today who combines the depth of thought of a professional philosopher with such musical gifts. Continue reading Darrell Arnold: Philosopher and Musician