Category Archives: philosophy

Sitting by the fire with a nomadic tribe, a physicist ponders the many shapes of wisdom | Aeon

The Italian theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli is a pioneer in the field of quantum gravity, and often thought of as one of the world’s foremost scientific thinkers. In this brief animation by James Siewert, which features narration from the Swazi-English … Continue reading

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Welcome to The Kindness Economy

How do you connect human kindness with commerce? Rising through the ranks of the retail sector in the late 1980s and 90s, Mary Portas learned to put profit first and people second. By the time she was 31, she was … Continue reading

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Shakespeare & Post-Structuralism | Unemployed Philosopher

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Modernism vs Postmodernism | Unemployed Philosopher

Reading List: Modernist Theory Texts: Huyssen, Andreas, After the Great Divide: Modernism, Mass Culture, Postmodernism http://www.bookdepository.com/After-t… Mary Ann Gillies and Aurelea Mahood (eds.), Modernist Literature: An Introduction http://www.bookdepository.com/Moderni… David Ayers, Modernism: A Short Introduction http://www.bookdepository.com/Moderni… Ann L. Ardis, Modernism and … Continue reading

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How To Count Past Infinity

Sources and links to learn more below! I’m very grateful to mathematician Hugh Woodin, Professor of Philosophy and Mathematics at Harvard, for taking the time on multiple occasions to discuss this topic with me and help me wrap my (finite) … Continue reading

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Cantor’s Infinity Paradox | Set Theory

Cantor sets and the nature of infinity in set theory.

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Cantor’s Infinity Paradox | Set Theory

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Where loneliness can lead | Aeon

Hannah Arendt enjoyed her solitude, but she believed that loneliness could make people susceptible to totalitarianism Samantha Rose Hill is the assistant director of the Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities, visiting assistant professor of politics at Bard College … Continue reading

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Son Convinces Mom to Share Her Wisdom With a Sign Each Day on IG

“People are listening, I just wish they’d listen to their parents more.” Moms are full of great advice—some of it we remember, while other tidbits we wish we did. If you could use more mom wisdom in your life, the … Continue reading

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Albert Camus on What It Means to Be a Rebel and to Be in Solidarity with Justice | brainpickings

“Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.” BY MARIA POPOVA “You say you want a revolution,” the Beatles sang in 1968 as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was erecting the pillars of nonviolence on the … Continue reading

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