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Dante’s PURGATORY, Canto 5: LA PIA

Engraver: Auguste Doré *** LA PIA *** in living world, rest only then remember me my husband killed me *** NOTE: In the Inferno, Dante talked to Francesca da Rimini, who put herself at the center of the universe. In … Continue reading

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Dante’s PURGATORY, Canto 5: violent death

https://pixabay.com/en/the-eruption-the-war-the-military-2096161/ *** VIOLENT DEATH *** died violently, in life’s very last moment these souls repented *** NOTE: Dante meets several people who died violently but repented in the very last moment of their life. Many of these people want Dante … Continue reading

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NOTES on Brand Blanshard (1892-1987): A Determinist

Brand Blanshard is a determinist. Of the two kinds of determinists, he is a soft determinist. According to the determinists, everything is caused, with no exceptions. Hard determinists will not allow us to speak of free will; however, soft determinists … Continue reading

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