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  • Mind-Body Problem Philosophy

What Is the Mind-Body Problem in the Philosophy of Mind?

By |2020-03-24T16:42:50+03:00March 7th, 2020|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , |

The mind-body problem is one of the most famous issues within philosophical discussion. It has been a point of argument and deep interest for philosophers throughout history. The mind-body problem was addressed by Buddhism and the ancient Greeks, all the way through to Rene Descartes and beyond. But why is this a matter of interest [...]

  • perennial philosophy

What Is Perennial Philosophy and How It Can Open Your Mind

By |2020-03-24T16:42:57+03:00November 27th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Spirituality|Tags: , , , |

Perennial philosophy is a strand of philosophical thought prevalent in culture since the Renaissance. It became popularised in the 20th century where these ideas became widespread across academia and society. Perennial philosophy is a viewpoint that provides an interesting outlook on the practice of many religious faiths. It is a source of valuable insight for [...]

  • epicurean philosophy

4 Ways Epicurean Philosophy Can Help You Be More Happy

By |2020-03-24T16:43:07+03:00November 25th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

Epicurean philosophy has been one of the most influential schools in philosophy to guide what really makes people happy. Philosophy has always had at its heart the pursuit of happiness and the greater good. It seeks to understand life and how we can enjoy it to its fullest. There are many schools of thought in [...]

  • plato philosophy of education

What Plato’s Philosophy of Education Can Teach Us Today

By |2020-03-24T16:42:29+03:00July 7th, 2019|Categories: Education, Food for thought|Tags: , , , , |

Plato’s philosophy of education is a fascinating idea and one that Plato wanted to be implemented into Ancient Athenian society. Scholars still study and discuss it today, but what’s interesting is how Plato’s theory of education has influenced many beliefs and principles that modern society holds. It is a model of education and culture that [...]

  • philosophical quotes about life

10 Philosophical Quotes about Life That Reveal the Truths We Often Neglect

By |2020-03-24T16:44:13+03:00June 4th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , |

It is all too easy to focus on the wrong things, but these philosophical quotes will remind you of what is truly important in life. Philosophy offers a lot to the world. More than anything, it gives us insights into what is really important in life. Work, money and other responsibilities distract us from the [...]

  • plato quotes

8 Important Quotes by Plato and What We Can Learn from Them Today

By |2020-03-24T16:42:38+03:00May 25th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , |

The following quotes are profound, important and representative of Plato's philosophy as a whole. However, before we examine these quotes, let’s take a look at who Plato was and what his philosophy amounts to. Who Was Plato? Plato (428/427 BC or 424/424 – 348/347BC) was born and died in Ancient Greece. He is one of [...]

  • nature of reality

The Nature of Reality and 4 Experiments That Show Reality Is an Illusion

By |2019-02-25T15:45:28+03:00January 22nd, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

As a species, the human race has evolved to the point where we ask ourselves fundamental questions to help make sense of our existence. One such question is, What is the nature of reality? If I asked you to explain what reality is, you might respond by saying that it is everything ‘out there’. It [...]

  • philosophy of love

Philosophy of Love: How Great Thinkers in History Explain the Nature of Love

By |2019-02-25T16:03:33+03:00January 2nd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Formalised by the great Greek thinkers, the philosophy of love has influenced how we view love and relationships. There are four important distinctions in the philosophy of love. These are Philia, Eros, Storge, and Agape: the different kinds of love. Each category examining the philosophy of love has its own key thinker and its own applications. So, [...]