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Moral Facts Discussion

My essay for the December meetup.

Adobe Acrobat file 13K Greg Dec 11, 2007

Notes for philosophy meetup on yoga

Word file 28K A former member Nov 16, 2008

Why read Fromm in a philosophy club today

Mostly my favorite quotes from The Sane Society together with wild speculation and a random quotation from Brave New World

Word file 37K A former member Sep 2, 2007


Word file 45K A former member Oct 8, 2007


These are my thoughts prompted by the Collingwood reading - not analysis, but by-product.

Word file 51K A former member Jul 6, 2007

Read All About It

Article by Paul Steiger about the end of journalism

Word file 74K A former member Jan 24, 2008


SFSU Prof. Martin Carcieri's excerpts from Richard Epstein, Forbidden Grounds: The Case Against Employment Discrimination Laws (1992), and from U.S. Supreme Court decision United Steelworkers v. Weber (1979)

Adobe Acrobat file 78K Peter Mar 15, 2015

hegel descartes marx

Hegel: Phenomenology of Spirit (Chapter by Stephen Houlgate). Outlines Hegel on Descartes' consciousness and impact on Marx among other things.

Adobe Acrobat file 95K A former member May 17, 2007

The Four Noble Truths & The Eight Fold Path

Fundamentals of Buddhist Philosophy

Word file 122K A former member Mar 31, 2007


This entry from Encyclopedia Britannica on Christianity has a nice summary about the concept of the soul and its history.

Word file 139K A former member Nov 23, 2008

birth of science

Book Review on Birth of Science

Adobe Acrobat file 140K A former member Apr 13, 2007

Bill Gates Issues Call

Article by Robert Guth about Bill Gates' proposed amendment to capitalism

Word file 164K A former member Jan 24, 2008


Word file 200K A former member Jul 23, 2007

How Cognition Meets Emotion

Paul Thagard's "How Cognition Meets Emotion: Beliefs, Desires, and Feelings as Neural Activity", includes a section entitled "Beliefs As Neural Activity"

Adobe Acrobat file 213K Ruchira Jan 1, 2010

Spinoza's Ethics Part 1

For 11-14 read the attached file and the Wiki entry for Spinoza - http://en.wikiped...­. Note that Spinoza was mainly a Pantheist when it came to the concept of "God" -http://en.wikiped...­

Adobe Acrobat file 221K A former member Oct 31, 2007


Adobe Acrobat file 239K Peter Nov 7, 2012


Adobe Acrobat file 366K A former member Jun 21, 2007

James on self consciousness

For the slower readers, I highlighted the important passages (ignore what is in gray). For faster readers, see http://psychclass...­ for the rest of the book.

Word file 374K A former member Jun 4, 2007


Review on of Alec Fisher's book Critical Thinking, by someone who admits not having read the book, followed by 22 comments responding to the review. has since deleted it.

Adobe Acrobat file 1.1M Peter Feb 20, 2011

Dogma of Christ and Other Essays by Erich Fromm

The Dogma of Christ and Other Essays by Erich Fromm - the chapter on Medicine and the Ethical Problem of Modern Man can be found on pages 183-203 of this pdf file (pp. 167-187 in the text).

Adobe Acrobat file 8.9M A former member Sep 1, 2007

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