Posted by Spratley on October 14, 1998 at 00:22:46:
In Reply to: Re: Mine posted by Jupiter on October 13, 1998 at 20:02:15:
Camus' THE STRANGER
Emerson's SELF RELIANCE
Hobbes' State of Nature
Locke's argument for the equality of all human's
'' '' argument for personal property
Socrates' (Plato's) sarcastic wit
Descartes' clearly circular argument for the existence of God
Daniel C. Dennett's explanation of how self-consciousness came about
Smullyan's universal refutation (this is one of my absolute favorites.
Kierkegaard's leap of faith
Nietzsche's TWILIGHT OF THE IDOLS
Oh, there are so many more. Random insights from author's known and obscure, near and far, dead and nonexistent. Its a manifold really that symbolises my love of the history of philosophy, rather than just my simple tastes. I'm not much of a follower of dogma, or even of a common set of ideas. My favorite ideas come from those I like and those I do not like at all, those I agree with and those I disdain. I dare say that I LOVE every philosophical idea that I can remember. Why else would I remember it?
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