A Few First Thoughts — short and simple

Philosophers — includes Gary Gutting, Susan Haack, Socrates, Wittgenstein and others

Philosophical Issues — includes atheism & agnositicsm, accident, subjectivity and abstractions, antinomies

Considering the Past: Bang, biology, early religion | Ancient Civilizations | the Middle Ages | Asian civilizations | the 16th to 18th Centuries | the 19th Century | Empire and the World Wars | After 1945

Science — neuroscience, biology, computers versus imagination; math and numbers; space and time

Morality — includes Moral Relativism and Sam Harris

Politics — morality and modern government, freedom, Aristotle, Hobbes, US Constitution

Books — most recent: Trusting Doubt, by Valerie Tarico (published 2010)

Misc/People — includes Alice Walker, Putin, Ernest Hemingway, Steve Jobs

Subject Timeline since 2013


  7 Oct – Stephen Paddock, killer

21 Sep – Korean War versus Vietnam

  1 Sep – Tax Plan

29 Aug – books: The Trial of Adolf Hitler, by David King

22 Aug – history: Reconstruction and Civil Rights in the US South

16 Aug – Extremism, Epistemology and Passion

13 Aug – Pathos in Charlottesville

  9 Aug – Alexandr Dugin interviewed by Alex Jones

  1 Aug – The Market is up. So what?


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