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Quine’s “Two Dogmas of Empiricism”

Quine's 1975 passport photo
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Socrates and Glaucon on the Home Shopping Network

Rebekah Frumkin

by REBEKAH FRUMKIN, McSweeneys (19 May 2010) SOCRATES: Good evening, Glaucon. You look troubled. GLAUCON: I am, Socrates. SOCRATES: What worries you so? GLAUCON: Look at my kitchen floor. That brown scum is the stain of fowl livers. I spilled

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Index of Passages and Vocabulary

Links to passages Aristotle poses the question: How is happiness acquired? Aristotle’s definition of virtue Martin Luther King’s “an unjust law” Martin Luther King’s “difference made legal” Mill’s harm principle Mill’s utility interpreted in light of humanity’s “progressive being” Plato’s

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Descartes’ Discourse on Method

"Rene Descartes," by Mitch Francis
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Descartes’ Passions of the Soul

"Rene Descartes," by Mitch Francis
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