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  • Immanuel Kant
    What Is God, part 4
    Reading Gurdjieff makes Jacob Needleman realize that he has been living and thinking only on the surface of his life and of his mind. The realization leads him to reflect on the Buddhist idea that only a human being is capable of escaping from The...
  • Karl Barth
    White people theology? part 1
    Ah, these Germans, what they have not cost us! Futility—that has always been the work of the Germans.—The Reformation; Leibnitz; Kant and so-called German philosophy; the war of “liberation”; the empire—every time a...
  • Schools of thought
    Schools of thought
    If you have followed the column recently, you have been exposed to the book, Ten Theories of Human Nature by Leslie Stevenson and David L. Haberman. Many of these theories have already been explored and overviewed, Confucianism, Hinduism, Buddhism...
  • Philosophy
    High School English: Philosophy – Sophie’s World Part Twenty-Five
    The twenty-fifth part of this philosophy unit is a continuation of Sophie’s World. Use the following information for classroom instruction.Use the text Sophie’s World: A Novel About the History of Philosophy by Jostein Gaarder. Any...
  • The Bible on Slavery
    Rebuttal to Bob Johnson's Article on Slavery
    Bob Johnson rightly argues that the Bible does address slavery issues in a number of places, both in the Old and New Testaments. Given that slavery has always been, and still is, a part of the human condition around the world, one would expect...
  • question
    The Divine Philosopher Part 6: Immanuel Kant but Jesus can
    Let’s continue our study of Jesus as the moral philosopher as we come into the Age of Enlightenment, that period so famously marked by the American and French Revolutions, and the deification of reason. It was during this era that many of...