Neo-Platonists

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Ancient philosophy: ethics, fate, and science

By |2018-04-24T11:55:01-07:00August 16th, 2017|Philosophy|

Weighing the souls of the dead Philosophy means the love of wisdom. But what does that mean? It's hard to separate philosophy from religion. And it's also hard to draw a line between philosophy and science and mathematics. All of these are parts of people's search to make order out of nature. They're a way of [...]

Georg Hegel – European Philosophy

By |2019-04-03T12:35:35-07:00August 7th, 2017|Modern Europe, Philosophy|

Georg Hegel, a European philosopher What did Georg Hegel work on? Georg Hegel was twenty years younger than Wollstonecraft. He wasn't interested in political or economic equality for either men or women. As a late Enlightenment philosopher, Hegel worked with the problem Descartes and Hobbes had outlined of the relationship between mind, soul, and body. [...]

Al Ghazali – Medieval Islamic science

By |2019-01-20T08:47:42-07:00July 27th, 2017|Islam, Science|

Tomb of the scholar Qabus, Gurgan, Iran (built about 1010 AD) Who was al Ghazali? Al Ghazali was a scientist and philosopher in medieval Central Asia. More about Islamic science All our Islamic Empire articles Al Ghazali's childhood Al Ghazali was born in northern Persia in 1058 AD, under the rule of the Seljuks. His [...]