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135 Free Philosophy eBooks

<b>Boethius -</b> Consolation of Philosophy<p><b>Burke, Edmund</b> - On the Sublime and Beautiful<p><b>Camus, Albert</b> - The Stranger<p><b>Carroll, Lewis</b> - Symbolic Logic<p><b>Carroll,</b> …

Unhappy with your body? Change your perception by thinking of it like this. - Run. Lift. Yoga.

February 19, 2015<p>At the right place at the right time for this rainbow in Maui.<p>Are you unhappy with the way your body looks? Do you pick yourself …

Oliver Sacks: Changing the Way we Think about Our Brain can Change the World.

“I cannot pretend I am without fear. But my predominant feeling is one of gratitude. I have loved and been loved; I have been given much and I have …

Mindful Eating: a Yoga Mat for Your Mouth

Archives for Mindful Emotional Eating<p>Yoga is union. Mindful eating is also yoga -- in the sense that eating unites your body and mind's intention …

How Vaccines Changed Our Perceptions Of Disease

<i>Health marketing materials used to promote measles vaccine during the 1960s. CDC</i><p>The news on the current measles outbreak contains plenty of reminders …

The philosophy of perception

Parmenides, in the <i>Way of Mortal Opinion</i>, envisions the sensible world to be governed by Fire and Night, understood as cosmic principles. As a …

“As a species, we have a moral obligation to enhance ourselves”

Should parents be able to select their children’s talents and personalities? Whatever your opinion, it is precisely the kind of question that Julian …

Srila Prabhupada proved to the scientists Krishna, Godhead

<b>By Gauranga premananda dasa and Avadhuta raya dasa</b><p>Hare Krishna! Dear Devotees,<br>Please accept our humble obeisance’s.<br>All glories to Srila Prabhupada, …

Why philosophy is largely ignored by science

I have in the past, taken an occasional interest in the philosophy of science. But in a lifetime doing science, I have hardly ever heard a scientist …

10 Mind-Blowing Theories That Will Change Your Perception of the World

By In5D on February 23, 2015 in Awareness<p><b>Reality is not as obvious and simple</b> as we like to think. Some of the things that we accept as true at face …

Thinking Biblically About the World's Religions

Thinking Biblically About the World’s Religions<p><i>By Kenneth R. Samples</i><p>All over the globe, billions of people adhere to a variety of different belief …

Faith

This Idea Must Die: Some of the World’s Greatest Thinkers Each Select a Major Misconception Holding Us Back

From the self to left brain vs. right brain to romantic love, a catalog of broken theories that hold us back from the conquest of Truth.<p><i>“To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact,”</i> asserted Charles Darwin in one of the eleven …

Bertrand Russell

Hard Feelings: Science’s Struggle to Define Emotions

While it's possible for researchers to study facial expressions, brain patterns, behavior, and more, each of these is only part of a more elusive whole.<p>When Paul Ekman was a grad student in the 1950s, psychologists were mostly ignoring emotions. Most psychology research at the time was focused on …

Consciousness

Five things Alice in Wonderland reveals about the brain

Lewis Carroll’s popular tales contain some hidden truths about the human brain that are still inspiring neuroscientists to this day. David Robson takes a leap down the rabbit hole.<p>Lewis Carroll was remarkably modest about his masterpiece. “The heroine spends an hour underground, and meets various …

Literature