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QUAESTIONES QUAEDAM PHILOSOPHIAE (V)

(CYNECHEIA APO  3/11/18) (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 (XIII)

( BEING  CONTINUED FROM  30/10/18) Chapter XXIX. Of his wisdom, however, the commentaries written by the Pythagoreans afford, in short, the greatest indication; for they adhere to truth in every thing, and are more concise than all other compositions, so … Continue reading

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PASSION AND KNOWLEDGE (4)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 28/1/18) The primary target of Castoriadis’s critique of “total theory,” of an allegedly “finished and exhaustive knowledge,” is the Hegelian speculative philosophy that,Castoriadis argued in MRT, still pervaded Marxist theory and practice:21 For speculative theory, the object … Continue reading

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

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 26/10/18) In fact, in the case of Numa, Plutarch clearly does not believe in thelegend of Egeria, as he makes clear in De fortuna Romanorum: “For the talethat a certain Egeria, a dryad and a wise divinity, consorted … Continue reading

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empedou kleos peri sophias t anagnoosma (2)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 12/10/18) Further generations [3] should include beings which Empedocles calls“whole-natured forms” or “forms born as a whole” (οὐλοφυεῖς τύποι). They appearonly in one fragment, (B 62 [j]), and just like the creatures of the previousgenerations (B 57 … Continue reading

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Pagan Christs (PART IE)

…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  25/03/2019) § 3. The Christian Crucifixion. To those who have not realised … Continue reading

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Pagan Christs (PART ID)

…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  10/03/2018) § 2. Theory and Ritual of Human Sacrifice. The sacrifice of … Continue reading

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