Archive for May, 2010

Great Ideas of Philosophy – Roman Law & It’s Impact Today

May 31, 2010
By Vannini

“When anyone summons another before the tribunal of a judge, the latter must, without hesitation, immediately appear.” (Table I, Law I)
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Newton the Saint of Science

May 31, 2010
By Vannini

“Watch the stars, and from them learn. To the Master's honor all must turn, each in its track, without a sound, forever tracing Newton's ground.” - Albert Einstein
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Aristotle on the Knowable – Giants of Philosophy

May 31, 2010
By Vannini

Click here to download the lecture (Part One)
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May 28 Famous Birthdays, Events and Quotes – Grayson Stuart

May 28, 2010
By Vannini
May 28 Famous Birthdays, Events and Quotes – Grayson Stuart

Happy Birthday...1779 - Thomas Moore, Irish poet, lyricist. "Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever." "No, there's nothing half so sweet in life as love's young dream." Born today....1807 - Louis Agassiz, American zoologist. •I cannot afford to waste my time making money. •The study of Nature is intercourse with the Highest Mind. You should...
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Aristotle Quotes I

May 27, 2010
By Vannini
Aristotle Quotes I

All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.
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