‘Moral duty’ to allow family and friends to make big life choices, says Cambridge philosopher

‘Moral duty’ to allow family and friends to make big life choices, says Cambridge philosopher

Trying to stop friends and relations from making certain life choices such as whether to take a new job or start a family could “violate a crucial moral right”, according to a new paper by a Cambridge philosopher. 카지노사이트 Dr Farbod Akhlaghi, a moral philosopher at Christ’s College, argues that everyone has a right to…

Burke’s “Scattered Hints Concerning Philosophy and Learning”

Burke’s “Scattered Hints Concerning Philosophy and Learning”

Born in 1729, Edmund Burke was in his twenties during the 1750s. Some of his notes from that period were collected in a slim volume called A Note-Book of Edmund Burke, edited by H.V.F. Somerset, published in 1957. An essay in the volume is “Several Scattered Hints Concerning Philosophy and Learning Collected Here from My…

The book that changed me: how Pierre Hadot’s Philosophy as a Way of Life taught me to ‘love a few old truths’

The book that changed me: how Pierre Hadot’s Philosophy as a Way of Life taught me to ‘love a few old truths’

The most life-changing books can seem like they have always been there. What they say may seem obvious, once we’ve read them. But that’s only because they’ve reshaped how we look at things.카지노사이트 The French philosopher Pierre Hadot (1922-2010) began his intellectual career as a trainee priest and philologist (a student of ancient books), with…

‘Inject that Stoicism into my veins!’: 10 tools of ancient philosophy that improved my life

‘Inject that Stoicism into my veins!’: 10 tools of ancient philosophy that improved my life

It was fortuitous that I started getting interested in Stoicism around 2018 – because by the time the pandemic came around, I really needed it.카지노사이트 “Cometh the hour, cometh the woman!” I said, Epietcus’s Enchiridion in hand, as the borders shut in March 2020 and friends started to hit me up for Stoic advice. “Inject…