Why Do We Ask Why?

Several of the essays in The Puzzle of Existence argue, in one way or another, that no non-trivial answer can be given to those who ask why there is something rather than nothing. This may be
Several of the essays in The Puzzle of Existence argue, in one way or another, that no non-trivial answer can be given to those who ask why there is something rather than nothing. This may be [More]

The Daily Owl 1-25-2014

All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind. (Aristotle)
All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind. (Aristotle) [More]

The Daily Owl 8-19-2013

“Aristotle's will called for him to be buried next to his wife. Hegel's will called for him to buried next to Fichte.” (Daniel R. Robinson)
“Aristotle's will called for him to be buried next to his wife. Hegel's will called for him to buried next to Fichte.” (Daniel R. Robinson) [More]

Sitting With Aristotle

Simply listening to what is going on around you and reflecting on those interactions can make you wonder about life. Ad hoc human dialogue, for me, raises questions like, “What is life all about?”, “Is there any meaning to all of this?”
Simply listening to what is going on around you and reflecting on those interactions can make you wonder about life. Ad hoc human dialogue, for me, raises questions like, “What is life all about?”, “Is there any meaning to all of this?” [More]

5 Reasons Why I Love Philosophy

Ever wonder about philosophy? If so, you've philosophized. Ever wonder if there is value in wondering? Rick Pimentel explores these questions and gives us some reasons why he thinks philosophy is one of the most valuable discplines available to mankind.
Ever wonder about philosophy? If so, you've philosophized. Ever wonder if there is value in wondering? Rick Pimentel explores these questions and gives us some reasons why he thinks philosophy is one of the most valuable discplines available to mankind. [More]

Talk About Love

Love: so many great thinkers have talked about it and written about it and yet so many still strive to comprehend it.
Love: so many great thinkers have talked about it and written about it and yet so many still strive to comprehend it. [More]