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QUAESTIONES QUAEDAM PHILOSOPHIAE (IV)

(CYNECHEIA APO  13/08/17) (CYNECHIZETAI) This is a notebook Newton acquired while he was an undergraduate at Trinity College and used from about 1661 to 1665 .It includes many notes from his studies and, increasingly, his own explorations into mathematics, physics … Continue reading

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PYTHAGORIC LIFE by IAMBLICHUS (XII)

( BEING  CONTINUED FROM  25/10/17) Chapter XXVIII. That which follows after this, we shall no longer discuss generally, but direct our attention particularly to the works resulting from the virtues of Pythagoras. And we shall begin in the first place … Continue reading

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NUMA-NOMOS AND LYCOURGOS-ERGON LYKOU,PHAOOTOS (B)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  ) I.2. Numa Pompilius, “honoured with a celestial marriage” (Num. 4.6) Plutarch does not engage in such historical polemics with the second king of Rome as he does with Lycurgus14, even if the only historical fact about … Continue reading

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empedou kleos peri sophias t anagnoosma (1)

EMPEDOCLES’ SPHAIROS AND ITS INTERPRETATIONS IN ANTIQUITY, III: ZOOGONY AND PLATO’S SYMPOSIUM1 This article should conclude our previous work where we attempted a reconstruction of what is meant by Sphairos in the philosophy of Empedocles. Based on his own fragments, … Continue reading

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Pagan Christs (PART IC)

…you take the blue pill–the story ends…you take the red pill…and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes. – Morpheus in The Matrix (BEING CONTINUED FROM  4/01/2017) § 9. Conclusion. There has thus emerged from a survey of … Continue reading

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PASSION AND KNOWLEDGE (3)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 1/11/16) Thematically speaking, “Passion and Knowledge” fits extremely well with the title so felicitously chosen by the French Editors for this posthumous Carrefours tome. In that text, Castoriadis connects his enduring theme of “the thinkable” to the … Continue reading

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MYTH-OS AND REALITY (B)

(BEING CONTINUED BY 22/09/16) (TO BE CONTINUED) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mircea_Eliade HERE IS POSTED ONLY A PART OF THE BOOK

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