Phi-lo-so-phie

Noun, feminine [the]

  1. Striving for knowledge about the meaning of life, the nature of the world and the position of man in the world; doctrine, science of the knowledge of the meaning of life, the world and the position of man in the world.
  2. personal way of looking at life and things

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  • The problem with self-optimization

    The problem with self-optimization

    At a time when self-optimization is preached and praised everywhere, I would like to share a little thought of my own. I am well aware that most of us have some character traits that are not worth keeping. However, the problem in my opinion is that we don't stop when we are at a good point...

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  • Comparison of Anaxagoras' dualism with other philosophical dualisms

    Comparison of Anaxagoras' dualism with other philosophical dualisms

    Dualism, the philosophical concept that asserts the existence of two fundamentally different substances or principles, is a recurring theme in the history of philosophy. Anaxagoras, a pre-Socratic thinker, proposed a form of dualism that differed markedly from other philosophical dualisms of his time and those that emerged in the centuries that followed. By...

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  • Anaximander: The pre-Socratic pioneer

    Anaximander: The pre-Socratic pioneer

    In the annals of ancient philosophy, one luminary stands out as a pioneer of cosmological research: Anaximander. Anaximander was born around 610 BC in Miletus, a flourishing Greek colony in what is now Turkey, and laid the foundations for the Western tradition of rational research with his philosophical research. His ideas, which were revolutionary at the time,...

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  • Anaximenes: The unveiling of the cosmic breath

    Anaximenes: The unveiling of the cosmic breath

    In the vast landscape of ancient Greek philosophy, Anaximenes is a key figure whose ideas laid the foundations for a radically different understanding of the universe. Born in Miletus, a thriving center of intellectual activity in the 6th century BC, Anaximenes became one of the most important pre-Socratic philosophers, following in the footsteps of his predecessors Thales and Anaximander....

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  • Anaxagoras: The mind behind the cosmic order

    Anaxagoras: The mind behind the cosmic order

    Anaxagoras, a key figure in the history of philosophy, is considered one of the earliest pre-Socratic thinkers whose ideas laid the foundation for the development of Western thought. Anaxagoras was born around 500 BC in Clazomenae, a Greek colony in Anatolia, and revolutionized ancient philosophy with his bold theories on the fundamental nature of the universe...

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Quote to think about

Not all those who wander are lost.“

j. R. R. Tolkien
Luke in the Kazakh steppe