Daily Archives: February 27, 2018

Dante’s PURGATORY, Canto 8: GOD KEEPS HIS PROMISE

Engraver: Auguste Doré *** GOD KEEPS HIS PROMISES *** a snake approaches angels with blunt swords are guards no danger at all *** NOTE: After the setting of the sun each evening, a snake approaches the repentant sinners. Two angels … Continue reading

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Dante’s PURGATORY, Canto 8: twilight music

https://pixabay.com/en/summer-sunset-meadow-nature-2391348/ *** TWILIGHT MUSIC *** Much music is here “Before the End of the Light” Eyes focus on prize *** NOTE: No music was in the Inferno, but much religious music is here because it helps repentant sinners focus on … Continue reading

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David Bruce (born 1954): Three Kinds of Philosophical Arguing to Use Against Psychological Egoism

We can criticize psychological egoism on three grounds, each of which illustrates a form of philosophical argumentation. Reductio ad Absurdam Reductio ad absurdam is Latin for “reduction to absurdity.” It is a method that the ancient Greek philosopher Socrates (the … Continue reading

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