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What did the man who knew nothing know?

This is a chapter from my book, Socrates – moral philosophy in everyday life “Socrates was a teacher, in the manner in which he meant it” Gregory Vlastos, Socrates – ironist and moral philosopher For someone who said he knew nothing, Socrates surely made a lot of extraordinary claims, which …

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The Illusion of Free Will

Where do thoughts come from? Are we really their authors or are we simply the receivers of predetermined instigations? These are questions that Sam Harris asks in his small and “annoying” book Free Will and I will try here to present his line of thought. Free will is an illusion …

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