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Category Archives: Philosophy

Quicker than Khan: Calculus, Basics of Modern Mathematics in 30 Mins.

Khan Academy admirably provides access to mathematics lectures to anyone with the desire to learn. Flash videos are a good way to slowly walk through examples; they may not, however, … Continue reading

2013-02-05 · 3 Comments

Unriddling Lochner: Pound’s Legal Philosophy Explains a Ton of Anomaly

Jurisprudence (philosophy of law) sounds like quite an intimidating word; but, as Roscoe Pound ably demonstrates, knowing a bit about what law is and what law sets out to do … Continue reading

2013-01-26 · 5 Comments

The Egg Came First: Plato’s Parmenides or How Progress Exists in Philosophy

Plato’s dialogue “Parmenides” is notoriously enigmatic. Viewing it through the proper (wide-angle) lens, however, it is quite readable and well worth the effort. In it, the philosopher critiques his own … Continue reading

2013-01-18 · 6 Comments

What does Plato have to do with anything?

What does “Idealism” mean to you? I am referring to philosophical Idealism not the psychological variety–the kind that would call someone naive or unrealistic. Idealism in philosophy (and likewise just … Continue reading

2012-12-13 · 6 Comments