The One And The Many

A Romp Through Philosophy & Other Ramblings

On the Why and How of the History of Philosophy

ReubensPan

“Other artists have lived and painted since the time of Rubens, but that does not lessen the values of Rubens’ work: other thinkers have philosophized since the time of Plato, but that does not destroy the interest and beauty of his philosophy.”
Frederick Copleston

Myself…I prefer Frans Hals

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There’s Always A Plan

Heraclitus

Heraclitus

The purpose of this blog is to act as a place to hold my ideas.  Ideas about what? Philosophy and randomness.  That’s the short version at least.

The longer version is that it has become apparent that I am woefully unequipped in the field of the history of the philosophy and I want this blog to be the focal point upon which my studies of that field occur.  More concretely, this will take the form of posts I’ll write that have to do with whatever I am reading or mulling over at the time – discussion of texts, ideas, and or thinkers.  I’d imagine many will be me summarizing and struggling to grasp at whatever I am thinking about.  There will be other posts too.  Posts about randomness.  However, the primary motive for this blog is the explicit study of the history of philosophy.

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