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Discuss "What is rationality? What is wisdom?"
Let's discuss rationality and wisdom. Are they the same thing? Entirely different? Is one a method and means to the other? Different philosophic schools have had... Learn more
Discuss "What is liberty? What is freedom?"
Let's discuss liberty and freedom. As our main text I propose John Stuart Mill's "On Liberty", its first section in particular, but as much as members want to go over.... Learn more
Discuss "What is the soul?"
This time we will discuss the classic philosophic concept of the soul, and its distinction from or relation to surrounding concepts. This may include the soul mind... Learn more
Discuss scientific method
This time our main text will by Francis Bacon, "The New Organum", an early classic of the modern scientific method. I will suggest other readings below, but we will... Learn more
This time let's discuss the general position and argument, skepticism. As our main text, we can read Hume's "An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding", but our... Learn more
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