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mystery of existence in the light of an optimistic philosophy

Charles Wicksteed Armstrong

mystery of existence in the light of an optimistic philosophy

by Charles Wicksteed Armstrong

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Published by Longmans, Green, and Co in London, New York (etc.) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ontology.,
  • Philosophy.,
  • Optimism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles WicksteedArmstrong.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 131 p. ;
    Number of Pages131
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20924251M

    the mystery of the world and in particular of the human person: it is a way of giving expression to the transcendent dimension of human life. The heart of every culture is its approach to the greatest of all mysteries: the mystery of God.” John Paul II, Address to the . The book is in three sections, all of which could have been their own books. The first is philosophy in the Islamic world in the formative period from al-Kindi up through Ibn Sina and Al-Ghazali. The second section covers the unique context of philosophy in Andalusia with sign/5(17).

      In “On the Vanity of Existence,” Schopenhauer argues that life’s futility: is revealed in the whole form existence assumes: in the infiniteness of time and space contrasted with the finiteness of the individual in both; in the fleeting present as the sole form in which actuality exists; in the contingency and relativity of all things; in continual becoming without being; in continual.   Looking for philosophy books? hosts over of the finest online book stores and booksellers, including specialists in philosophy. Use the list below to locate a specific specialist bookseller or book store near you. Or, use the form below to search the inventory of all booksellers who specialize in philosophy.

      2) Philosophy described: Paul describes the philosophy of the false teachers as depending on mere human tradition, 50 being derived from the elemental powers of the world, 51 and not being from Christ b. b.   The morning light shines through it, lighting up the dewdrops like pearls on a necklace. I look around, and everywhere I see cobwebs skewered by the first bright spears of sunlight. Now that one has appeared to me, the rest are unmistakable — stretched across the trees and under the porch railings, webs everywhere, all scintillating.


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“In this deep and thoughtful book, philosopher John Leslie and public sage Robert Lawrence Kuhnorganize, integrate, and reassess past and current ideas about this most compelling of metaphysical questions.” (Metapsychology, 13 August )“And now John Leslie and Robert Lawrence Kuhn have published The Mystery of Existence: Why Is There Anything At All?, a very useful 4/5(16).

At the center of all existence stands a deep mystery, and this is mystery of existence in the light of an optimistic philosophy book mystery of existence itself. The fact that there is something rather than infinite nothingness reflects and gives form to a profound truth.

The universe exists and we are alive in it. How simple it would be if there were to be nothing at all. quotes from The Light in the Heart: ‘Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice.

Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Res. The Mysteries of Existence and Creation Hubris, Hyperbole and Humbug in Ontological Phantasies of Physics It is wrong to think that the task of physics is to find out how Nature is. Physics concerns what we can say about Nature.

Niels Bohr [CC] In discovering that everything is made of atoms, modern Physics has solved the “Mystery of. The Mystery of Existence, edited by John Leslie and Robert Lawrence Kuhn, published in Aprilis the first-ever major edited volume (fifty authors reprinted, going back to Plato) about ALL the main ways   In his controversial book Mind And Cosmos, the US philosopher Thomas Nagel argues that teleology might be the only way to account for the still unsolved mystery of why consciousness exists.

A reader asked me to clarify a distinction, that was made in a previous post, between a local and a cosmic possibility in the philosophy of Derek are Parfit’s exacts words on the distinction: “ It will help to distinguish two kinds of possibility.

Cosmic possibilities cover everything that ever exists, and are the different ways that the whole of reality might be. Philosophy can play a critical role in defending the objectivity of science, in showing the robustness of scientific facts and in combating the ‘post-truth’ ideology.

Science needs philosophy more than ever. In fact, society at large needs philosophy more than ever. Philosophy is the living example of the tremendous achievements of human. Christian philosophy really does contain a higher degree of truth in that it is more profoundly aware of the fact that that the world and Being itself are a mystery and for that reason inexhaustible.

The more profoundly one comes to recognize positively the structure of reality, the clearer it becomes that reality is a mystery. The other thing that’s really important to realise is that although today Hume is thought of as a philosopher and Smith as an economist, Hume’s economical thinking had a big influence on Adam Smith, and Adam Smith’s first book—The Theory of the Moral Sentiments—is largely what we would consider moral and political philosophy.

Hume. Why is there a world, a cosmos, something, anything—instead of absolutely nothing at all, an utter blank. This is the biggest question: Why is there anything at all. What can we learn from “Nothing”. This is not a book of professional, crisp philosophy.

It is a book written by a professional in a wholly casual manner, and I think it worked great. Although, it draws heavily on professional philosophy, and many of the citations led me down a rabbit hole of information I had previously never knew anything s: Philosophy as Art I.

Being The mystery of Being is the mystery of Non-being The mystery of Being is the mystery of the totality of things The mystery of Being is that there is anything at all The mystery of Being is that there is no reason for the existence of the world The mystery of Being is the mystery of what the world is.

Plato is perhaps chiefly known for his arguments for the existence of the soul and for the subsistence of an eternal realm of Forms (‘ideas’ that exists beyond space and time).

This pair of transcendent notions are encountered first in his book Phaedo, also known as On the Soul. Their introduction is preceded by these words. The fundamental wildness and mystery of existence slip every leash we try to put on them, and both meditation practice and the writing of poems are leash-slipping acts.

Your poems, to me, are not only artistic creations but they point also to a way of life, a way of meeting life. For this condition, Kurzgesagt recommends a remedy: “Optimistic Nihilism,” a philosophy that posits ultimate freedom in the midst of, and solely enabled by, the utter meaninglessness of existence: “If our life is the only thing we get to experience, then it’s the only thing that matters.

"The Mystery of Existence is an important critical and analytic book centering about the perennial question "Why is there a world at all?" Rejecting both the logical postivist position that the question is meaningless and the contention of the theists that they have solved the problem, Professor Munitz asserts that there is a genuine mystery of existence, and in this mystery lies the wonder.

JAINISM. Jainism is historically connected with the sramana tradition with which the earliest mentions of reincarnation are associated.[] In Jainism, the soul and matter are considered eternal, uncreated and perpetual. There is a constant interplay between the two, resulting in bewildering cosmic manifestations in material, psychic and emotional spheres around us.

In The Big Questions, Steven Landsburg—Slate columnist, professor of economics and mathematics, and author of the enormously popular More Sex is Safer Sex—takes us on a sprightly tour of the deepest problems in philosophy, using ideas from mathematics, economics, and physics to light the way.

With his classic book The Armchair Economist. By the Book: Ibn Taymiyya Aftermath: Philosophy and Science in the Mongol Age Family Feud: Philosophy at Sh=ir=az Follow the Leader: Philosophy under the Safavids To Be, Continued: Mull==a on Existence Return to Sender: Mull==a on Motion and Knowledge Subcontinental Drift: Philosophy in Islamic India.

In analytic philosophy, the goal is usually to trace the mysteries to an opposing philosophical view, announce that one's own view solves them, and thereby demonstrate the truth of one's own view.

This creates a nearly unanswerable argument, it being impossible to demonstrate that a proposition is not 'mysterious', when confronted with the.

FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPT: • The learner is able to understand that doing philosophy within the context of the human person as free, intersubjective, immersed in society, and oriented towards their impending death will lead to a deeper understanding of the human person LESSON 1: THE WILL: ITS EXISTENCE, NATURE AND OBJECT "The terminology for existence is much more complicated, and I can only give a rough sketch of the problem.

We have first to consider how ὑπάρχειν (hyparkein) comes to be used as a synonym for εἶναι (einai) in its "existential" use, and then to follow the history of existere as the Latin rendering of ὑπάρχειν in this sense. Either topic could supply a separate monograph.