Sun 14 Mar, 2010 01:51 pm - [QUOTE=kennethamy;132004]It's [I]summum bonum[/I]. According to Aristotle, it was happiness, because it is happiness that gives value to everything else we value, but happiness is, itself,... (view)
Sat 13 Mar, 2010 02:46 pm - What is 0^0 ? or 0/0 ? some people say 0/0 is 1...
Suppose 0/0 = x, where x is some value to be found
Then by cross muliplication it would follow that [U]0 = (0)(x)[/U]
Letting x = 1 would... (view)
Tue 26 Jan, 2010 09:15 am - humans are social animals and our thoughts, values, moral sentiments and bodily emotions depend on social interaction: being friendly or hateful with other people, approving or disapproving someone... (view)
Mon 25 Jan, 2010 04:23 pm - What ethical thoughts might we derive from lonliness?
Fear of lonliness is one of the strongest passions in human behaviour and when experienced is one of the worst pains (and the root of a lot of... (view)
Thu 21 Jan, 2010 11:03 am - [QUOTE]
By contrast, a Materialistic understanding of reality [B]starts from the most basic facts of existence that can be known objectively[/B] and builds to greater complexity, emerging in man... (view)
Thu 21 Jan, 2010 10:37 am - Easy, define 'living' as 'in the state of experienceing some sensations'
Then just assert that you are experiencing the sensation of the visual experience of reading this.
Tue 19 Jan, 2010 11:32 am - Though I devoutly believe it is irrelevent, I have to ask out of curiousity whether you meant Whitehead was a harvard philosopher/mathematician or that you are?
Ok I feel slightly more... (view)
Mon 18 Jan, 2010 03:53 pm - [QUOTE=Camerama;120866]I agree completely with that. Though i fear it is more due to trial and error. A look at any history book will reveal mankind's mistakes. That is the value of history,... (view)