Love, Voles & Kant

In my previous essay I discussed the current theory that love is essentially a mechanical matter. That is, what we regard as love behavior is merely the workings of chemistry, neurons and genetics.
In my previous essay I discussed the current theory that love is essentially a mechanical matter. That is, what we regard as love behavior is merely the workings of chemistry, neurons and genetics. [More]

Love, Voles and Mechanism

The prairie vole has attracted some attention recently because of research into love and voles. Researchers such as Larry Young have found that the prairie vole is one of the few socially monogamous
The prairie vole has attracted some attention recently because of research into love and voles. Researchers such as Larry Young have found that the prairie vole is one of the few socially monogamous [More]

The Daily Owl 9-15-2013

I realized that it was necessary, once in the course of my life, to demolish everything completely and start again right from the foundations if I wanted to establish anything at all in the sciences that was stable and likely to last. (Descartes)
I realized that it was necessary, once in the course of my life, to demolish everything completely and start again right from the foundations if I wanted to establish anything at all in the sciences that was stable and likely to last. (Descartes) [More]

The Daily Owl 9-3-2013

“Reason now leads me to think that I should hold back my assent from opinions which are not certain and indubitable just as carefully and as I do from those which are patently false.”
“Reason now leads me to think that I should hold back my assent from opinions which are not certain and indubitable just as carefully and as I do from those which are patently false.” [More]

What is Knowledge?

What does it mean to truly know something? This popular article explores that question.
What does it mean to truly know something? This popular article explores that question. [More]

Descartes Letter Back in the Hands of the French

An undergraduate at Haverford College discovered—or rather uncovered—a letter the famous philosopher wrote to Count Guglielmo Libri Carucci dalla Sommaja about his most famous opus, Meditations on First Philosophy. The letter was a part of a number of items stolen by the infamous scientist and will ... [More]