Category Philosophy

Ghaffar Khan

Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

The Art of Living – Stanford Humanities

“In The Art of Living, a first-year Introduction to the Humanities course, three humanities professors examine great works of philosophy and literature to explore what it might take to lead a well-lived life.” — Stanford Humanities 1. Introduction to The Art of Living 2. Visions of Love 3. It is Not Hard at All to […]

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“it is as difficult to present a fixed image of a character as of societies and passions. For a character alters no less than they do, and if one tries to take a snapshot of what is relatively immutable in it, one finds it presenting a succession of different aspects … to the disconcerted lens” […]

Schopenhauer – A biography by Margrieta Beer

On Modern Time by Espen Hammer @NYTOpinionator— Taimur Khan (@taimur_org) January 02, 2012

On The Genealogy Of Morality – Nietzsche

Beyond Good And Evil – Nietzsche

Daybreak: Thoughts on the Prejudices of Morality – Nietzsche

Nietzsche – A Very Short Introduction

The Portable Nietzsche

Selections from Nietzsche’s works and complete texts of Thus Spoke Zarathustra, The Antichrist, Twilight of the Idols and Nietzsche contra Wagner, translated by Walter Kaufmann.

Human All-Too-Human – Nietzsche

The Gay Science – Nietzsche

Thus Spoke Zarathustra – Nietzsche

Ecce Homo – Nietzsche

A Promise of Happiness – Alexander Nehamas

Only a Promise of Happiness: The Place of Beauty in a World of Art – Alexander Nehamas, 2007

Simon May on Love

Love: A History by Simon May Do all the various kinds of love have anything in common? Does it matter? Simon May thinks they do and that it does. In this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast he examines the experience of love and gives his own analysis. Listen to Simon May on Love Listen […]

Free Nietzsche Virtual Issue

The European Journal of Philosophy is delighted to bring you this Virtual Issue on the theme of Nietzsche. Please click on the articles below to read for free, along with the introduction by Robert Pippin from the University of Chicago. via The Philosopher’s Eye Introduction, Robert Pippin Section One: Nietzsche and First Philosophy Nietzsche’s Positivism, […]

Beauty – a conversation with Alexander Nehamas

{24,3}*Ghalib zakaat-e husn de ay jalvah-e biinish kih mihr-aasaa chiraaG-e khaanah-e darvesh ho kaasah gadaaii kaa give alms of beauty, oh radiance of sight, so that like the sun a begging bowl may be the lamp of the Darvesh’s house A conversation between Joshua Landy, Stanford Professor of French, and Alexander Nehamas, Professor of Philosophy […]

Books vs Bombs? – Nosheen Ali

“…it is my ambition to say in ten sentences what everyone else says in a book—what everyone else does not say in a book.” Twilight of the Idols, “Skirmishes Of An Untimely Man” sec. 51, in Kaufmann’s The Portable Nietzsche, pp. 555-56. “It seems that he is a mountaineer & likes to travel.” Dr. Aftab […]

The View from Nowhere – Thomas Nagel

This book is about a single problem: how to combine the perspective of a particular person inside the world with an objective view of that same world, the person and his viewpoint included. It is a problem that faces every creature with the impulse and the capacity to transcend its particular point of view and […]

Nietzsche’s Reflections on Love

Nietzsche’s Reflections on Love by Kathleen O’Dwyer


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