Blog #38: Free Time is a Scam

The four cardinal value virtues are: Justice, Wisdom, Courage, and Self-Discipline (page 130 +) The three parts of the tripartite soul are: Appetite, Spirit, and Reason (page (139+) The tripartite soul and the cardinal values are related because according to Socrates, society will only flourish and possess the characteristics of justice, wisdom, courage, and self-discipline […]

Blog #35: Justice, but not the clothing store for tweens.

For a really long time, Justice triggered sparkly thoughts of the children’s clothing store I went to in elementary school. Below is a photo: Now that I’m older and don’t shop in the children’s section, justice doesn’t mean neon crop tops and jeggings. Doing the right or just thing isn’t always easy; it takes research, […]

Blog #34: Republic and First Philosophy Paper Notes

Part one: –political philosophy -metaphysics and epistemology -ultimately on the concept of virtue and morality -Socrates never actually wrote anything down, the Republic is PLATO’s account  -Plato was a student of Socrates -The agora (the marketplace) people who wanted to listen to Socrates would go there for free and listen to his philosophy -If you […]

Caballers: Endgame

A documentary on consciousness made by “The Caballers” https://1drv.ms/v/s!AqQiT1LgARmtwQ7SKQHvHOKbWeHJ?e=8xt2oe Math: Fallon, Francis. “Integrated Information Theory of Consciousness.” Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy, St. John’s University, www.iep.utm.edu/int-info/. Somers, James. “The Man Who Would Teach Machines to Think.” The Atlantic, Atlantic Media Company, 24 Aug. 2015, www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2013/11/the-man-who-would-teach-machines-to-think/309529/. Biology: Allen, Colin, and Michael Trestman. “Animal Consciousness.” Stanford Encyclopedia of […]

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