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Book Recommendations 2019

Reading a whole book is not so easy; nevertheless, I am posting a list of interesting books every year. I think that reading books is essential if we want to...

Political Philosophy Quotes

“From these things it is evident, that the city belongs among the things that exist by nature, and that man is by nature a political animal” (Aristotle, The Politics, 1253a1–3)....

Heavy-Duty Philosophy Quotes

Who thinks philosophy should be easy to understand? How intelligible is true reality? The following randomly selected quotes demonstrate how complicated philosophical language can be. Language is deeply woven into...

Jean Paul: Aphorismen.

Jean Paul heißt eigentlich eigentlich Johann Paul Friedrich Richter (1763 in Wunsiedel bis 1825 in Bayreuth), war ein deutscher Schriftsteller. Sein Werk steht literaturgeschichtlich zwischen der Klassik und der Romantik. Die von ihm gewählte Namensänderung geht auf Jean Pauls Bewunderung für Jean-Jacques Rousseau zurück. Im folgenden sind einige Zitate aus seinen Werken.

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Wisdom Crackers

You can find deep insight in strange places. The following quotes are randomly collected from various traditions; if you prefer Asian wisdom, I suggest you check out this collection of...

Scientific Assumptions

For a long time, science has operated on the assumption that nature is ruled by causality. What this means, however, is by no means clear to philosophers, and has become...

2019: How do you define Revolution?

Time to rethink an old concept! Individual events, like elections, are just markers, often very symbolic, signifying the underlying transformative flow in the global society. Everything is increasingly interconnected: financial...

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