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Philosophy Thursday: Moritz Schlick

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Moritz Schlick on WIkipedia.

Click Here to Read: Moritz Schlick in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Click Here to Read:  On the meaning of life (Schlick) on the Mind on Fire website.

Click Here to Read: Moritz Schlick’s Meaning and Verification on the DELEUZEIONAL PLANE OF IMMANENCE on the ZCosmos Website.

Click Here to Read:  Full text of “Moritz Schlick-Positivism and Realism” on the Archive.org website. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Frank P. Ramsey

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Frank P. Ramsey on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  ‘One of the Great Intellects of His Time’ Review of Frank Ramsey (1903–1930): A Sister’s Memoir by Margaret Paul, with a foreword by Brian McGuinness and an afterword by Gabriele TaylorRay, Reviewed by Ray Monk in The New York Review of Books in the December 22, 2016 Issue.

Click Here to Read:  The Philosophy of F.P. Ramsey by Nils-Eric Sahlin (this short introduction was written 2001 for this site) on the Nils-Erc Sahlin website. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Bertrand Russell

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Bertrand Russell on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Bertrand Russell on the Noble Prize.org website.

Click Here to Read: Bertrand Russell on the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy website.

Click Here to Read:  Bertrand Russell: philosopher, mathematician and optimist by Clare Carlisle Bertrand Russell – part 1: In a new series, we explore his views on religion, ethics, humanity and the modern world on The Guardian website on November 13, 2013. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Karl Marx

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Karl Marx on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Karl Marx, Yesterday and Today: The nineteenth-century philosopher’s ideas may help us to understand the economic and political inequality of our time By Louis Menand in the October 10, 2016 Issue.

Click Here to Read: The Revenge of Karl Marx: What the author of Das Kapital reveals about the current economic crisis by Christopher Hitchens in the Atlantic Monthly in the April 2009 Issue. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Albert Einstein

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Click Here to Read: Albert Einstein on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: This Day in Jewish History 1916: Einstein’s Relativity Theory Is Submitted for Publication: As a consequence of Einstein’s work, it became clear (well, clear to some scientists, at least) that time and space comprise a single continuum David B. Green March 20, 2016.

Click Here to Read: Without Albert Einstein, We’d All Be Lost: Do you like your GPS? Thank his general theory of relativity, an astonishing feat of the human mind By Robert Dijkgraafin the Wall Street Journal on November 5, 2015. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Niels Bohr

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Click Here to Read: Niels Bohr on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Niels Bohr 1885 – 1962 on PBS.org

Click Here to Read: Niels Bohr: Biography & Atomic Theory By Elizabeth Palermo on the Live Science Website onMay 14, 2013.

Click Here to Read: Niels Bohr and his Atomic Theory: How Niels Bohr said his Atomic Theory was like by Jake Ness on the Prezi Websitge on October 31, 2012. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Pierre Duhem

Thursday, February 16th, 2017


Click Here to Read:
Pierre Duhem on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Pierre Duhem on the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy website.

Click Here to Read:  Physical Theory and Experiment by Pierre Duhem translated by Philip P. Wiener on the Joel Velasco.net website.

Click Here to Read:  Duhem’s Aim and Structure of Physical Theory on the Kynosarges.org website. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Friedrich Engels

Thursday, February 9th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Friedrich Engels on Wikiepdia.

Click Here to Read: Frederick Engels by Vladimir Ilyich Lenin on the Marxist.ort website from First published in 1896 in the miscellany Rabotnik,[3] No. 1–2. Published according to the text in Rabotnik Source: Lenin Collected Works, Moscow, Volume 2, pages 15-28.

Click Here to Read: Engels and the Origin of Women’s Oppression by Sharon Smith in International Socialist Review Issue 2, Fall 1997

Click Here to Read: Fox Hunter, Party Animal, Leftist Warrior By Dwight Garner in The New York Times on August 18, 2009. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: George Henry Lewes

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

Click Here to Read: George Henry Lewes on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Problems of Life and Mind by George Henry Lewes

Click Here to Read: “The Novels of Jane Austen,” by George Henry Lewes in Littell’s Living Age 62 (1859), 424-436 [Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine 86 (1859) 99-113].

Click Here to Read: George Henry Lewes and His “Physiology of Common Life”, 1859 By R. E. SMITH, F.R.C.P. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine Vol. 53 569 from the Meeting on March 2, 1960. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Wesley C. Salmon

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Wesley C. Salmon on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Wesley C. Salmon, 75, Theorist In Realm of Improbable Events By Paul Lewis in The New York Times on May 4, 2001.

Click Here to Read: Logic by Wesley C. Salmon 1984 on the ditest website.

Click Here to Read: Letter to Editor by Wesley C. Salmon, and reply by Stephen Toulmin in the New York Review of books in May 14, 1964 issue. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: William Whewell

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Click Here to Read: William Whewell on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: William Whewell on the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Website.

Click Here to Read:  William Whewell (1794-1866) gentleman of science by John van Wyhe on the Victorian Web website.

Click Here to Read: William Whewell  (1794-1866) by Michael S. Reidy and Malcolm R. Forster on the University of Wisconsin website. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Friedrich August von Hayek

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Friedrich Hayek on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Banquet Speech: Friedrich August von Hayek’s speech at the Nobel Banquet, December 10, 1974 on the Noble Prize.org website.

Click Here to Listen To: Radical Economics: Yo Hayek! on the BBC News website

Click Here to Read: Keynes v Hayek: Two economic giants go head to head on the BBC website on August 3, 2016. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Ian Hacking

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Ian Hacking on Wikpedia.

Click Here to Read: Ian Hacking (1936-) on the Information Philosopher website.

Click Here to Read: Ian Hacking on the London Review of Books website.

Click Here to Read:  Making up people by Ian Hacking from LRB Vol. 28 No. 16 dated 17 August 2006 on the Generation Online website.

Click Here to Read: Review of Ian Hacking, The Social Construction of What?, Reviewed by Herbert Gintis. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Morris Raphael Cohen

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Morris Raphael Cohen on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Guide to the Morris Raphael Cohen Papers 1898-1981 University of Chicago Library website.

Click Here to Read: The Philosophy of Morris R. Cohen BY Sidney Hook in the New Republic on July 23, 1930.

Click Here to Read: Morris Raphael Cohen on the Golden Age of Philosophy Website at CCNY 1906-1938 on the CCNY CUNY Website. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: David Albert

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:   David Albert on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  David Z. Albert on the Columbia University Website.

Click Here to Read and View:  David Albert on the Big Think Website. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Roger Penrose

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Roger Penrose on Wikipedia.

Click Here to View:  Sir Roger Penrose — The quantum nature of consciousness on YouTube.

Click Here to Read: Discovery of Quantum Vibrations in “Microtubules” Inside Brain Neurons Corroborates Controversial 20-Year-Old Theory of Consciousness on the Elsevier website on January 16, 2014. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Helen Longino

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Helen Longino on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Can There Be A Feminist Science? by Helen E. Longino on the www.studiagender.umk.pl website.

Click Here to View:  Multicultural Philosophy Panel 1: Analytic Philosophy – Helen Longino on Vimeo.

Click Here to View: Helen Longino: Perspectives and Pluralities on YouTube. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Mikhail Bakunin

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Mikhail Bakunin on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: The Revolutionary Ideas of Bakunin on the Anarchist Writer’s website.

Click Here to Read: Mikhail Bakunin Quotes on the Wikiquote websiute.

Click Here to Read: Bakunin’s Writings: Mikhail Bakuin Reference Archive on the Marxist.org website. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Adam Smith

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Adam Smith on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Adam Smith’s Moral and Political Philosophy on the Stanfor Encyclopedia of Philosophy Website on February 15, 2013.

Click Here to Read: Market Man: What did Adam Smith really believe? By Adam Gopnik in The New Yorker in the October 18, 2010 Issue. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Slavoj Žižek

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Slavoj  Žižek on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Slavoj Zizek: In the Wake of Paris Attacks the Left Must Embrace Its Radical Western Roots: Zizek responds to his critics on the refugee crisis BY Slacoj ŽiŽek on the In These Times website on November 16, 2015.

Click Here to Read:   Slavoj Zizek: I am not the world’s hippest philosopher! The coolest and most influential leftist in Europe tells Salon he battles depression — and those who worship him By Katie Engelhart on the Salon website on December 29, 2012. (more…)