Algebra is a branch of mathematics sibling to geometry, analysis (calculus), number theory, combinatorics, etc. Although algebra has its roots in numerical domains such as the reals and the complex numbers, in its full generality it differs from its...
Like many philosophically interesting notions, existence is at once familiar and rather elusive. Although we have no more trouble with using the verb ‘exists' than with the two-times table, there is more than a little difficulty in saying just what e...
When it comes to explaining philosophy, sometimes less is more — and we think this arresting collection of minimalist posters encompasses that idea perfectly.
The philosopher Socrates remains, as he was in his lifetime (469-399 B.C.E.), an enigma, an inscrutable individual who, despite having written nothing, is considered one of the handful of philosophers who forever changed how philosophy itself was t...
If life is a journey, then philosophy is like a compass. It helps us to find our way through the jungle of possibilities that life presents.
Cultivating the capacity to believe six impossible things before breakfast. When Lewis Carroll penned Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
If we didn't have consciousness, we would not have this conversation.
How Nietzsche's philosophy and his idea of the Ubermensch fits in The Matrix movie
The final video in Dr. Richard Brown's discussion of Kant's deontology. In this video we discuss the second formulation of The Categorical Imperative. We end by looking at some common objections to Kant's view.
Free, online, full text of Wendy McElroy's 1981 Speech "Individualist Anarchism v. Communist Anarchism and Libertarianism".
The Anarchist Library
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. (Aristotle)
Background Information on Traditional China for College Students