Monthly Archives: October 2015

What is the basis of morality?

Aristotle Presumably … to say that happiness is the chief good seems a platitude, and a clearer account of what it is is still desired. This might perhaps be given, if we could first ascertain the function of man. For … Continue reading

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Poutine encore

Excellente video sur les influences philosophiques autour de Poutine. Seul bémol, le cliché du “Guénon occultiste” …  

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Le Majlis philosophique de Doha (Archive)

Institut français du Qatar Animé par Renaud Fabbri (Université de Versailles, SFS Qatar, contact : renaudfabbri@gmail.com) Un café philosophique n’est pas un cours magistral mais une invitation à penser en commun. Il n’y a pas de sujets proprement philosophiques, mais une … Continue reading

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The Allegory of the Cave

SOCRATES: And now, I said, let me show in a figure how far our nature is enlightened or unenlightened …

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What is it to be wise? (readings)

The modern conception of philosophy Wisdom … is no doubt too much to demand of human beings. But also not even the slightest degree of wisdom can be poured into a man by others; rather he must bring it forth … Continue reading

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Introduction to Ancient and Modern Western Thought

Days: Tuesday from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm Language: English Taught by: Dr. Renaud Fabbri ​University: Georgetown University in Qatar Course Description: The course provides a general introduction to some of the great tracks of western philosophy including epistemology, ethical … Continue reading

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Introduction to Modern Western Esotericism (PHI 251)

COURSE DESCRIPTION Esotericism is an attractive topic but its study is usually made difficult by prejudices (either pro or against it). The course has been designed to offer a balanced approach, proposing both insider and outsider/academic perspectives. The course will … Continue reading

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