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Anselm’s Ontological Argument

Anselm of Canterbury
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Quine’s “On What There Is”

Quine's 1975 passport photo
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Descartes & the Mind-Body Problem

"Rene Descartes," by Mitch Francis
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Strange Mange

It’s not just at home on the range.

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Shocking but true: students prefer jolt of pain than being made to sit and think

A woman alone with her thoughts on a couch. The researchers have learned that people hate being left alone to think. Photograph: Coleman/ClassicStock/Corbis

Report from psychologists at Virginia and Harvard Universities tackles question of why most of us find it so hard to do nothing.

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