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What really matters anyway? And Happy New Year.

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Our belief in the fundamental reality of the material world - what we can see, hear, taste and touch - is so strong that it utterly dominates not just our psychological landscape but our intellectual one as well. In the halls of science, there…

The Age of Enlightenment: The Philosophy of Science

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Ever since the dawn of civilization mankind has created mythological, semantic and metaphysical paradigms within which the nature of existence and knowledge itself, along with the underlying order of the heavens and the earth and all its creatures…

Plato and the Allegory of the Cave: Ideas, Being and Becoming

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The first systematic treatment of philosophy, and arguably the most influential, in the West can be found in works of Plato, in particular in his works the Phaedo, the Republic and the Timaeus which are by most accounts the most influential…