What is my purpose? Why am I here?
Category: Introduction to Philosophy
Fate, Determinism, and Free Will
Defining the concepts and examining arguments favoring each as the dominant force in human life.
Arguably, the father of modern thinking.
The foundation of critical and analytical thinking.
Plato, Allegory of the Cave
An ancient parable with applications still relevant today.
Plato, the Forms
So, what does make a man a man?
Cogito ergo sum.
I think, therefore I am.
Aristotle (384-322 BC) was a philosopher in ancient Athens, Greece and is considered by many to be one of the greatest philosophers of all time.
Like Socrates, Plato was a philosopher in ancient Greece, specifically the city-state of Athens. He lived from 429 BC to 347 BC.
The Argument from Religious Experience
When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.