Ancient Self Refutation The Logic And History Of The Self Refutation Argument From Democritus To Augustine -

amazon com ancient self refutation the logic and history - a self refutation argument is any argument which aims at showing that and how a certain thesis is self refuting this is the first book length treatment of ancient self refutation and provides a unified account of what is distinctive in the ancient approach to the self refutation argument on the basis of close philological logical and historical analysis of a variety of sources, hellenistic monarchs sketches in the history of western - hellenistic monarchs down to the roman empire the hellenistic age suffers from some of the same disabilities as late antiquity i e it doesn t measure up to the brilliance of the golden age of greece and of late republican and early imperial rome, william lane craig s debates reviews - william lane craig is a prolific christian philosopher apologist author and public debater he is the best debater on any topic that i ve ever heard as far as i can tell he has won nearly all his debates with atheists when debating him atheists have consistently failed to put forward solid arguments and consistently failed to point out the flaws in craig s arguments, philosophy new world encyclopedia - the nature of philosophy methods and definitions philosophy has almost as many definitions as there have been philosophers both as a subject matter and an activity the word is derived from the ancient greek word philo sophia which means love of wisdom though no single definition of philosophy is uncontroversial and the field has historically expanded and changed, understanding evolution history theory evidence and - charles darwin was born in 1809 seven years after his grandfather erasmus had died charles grew up during a conservative period in british and american society shortly after the napoleonic wars, plato on knowledge in the theaetetus stanford - this article introduces plato s dialogue the theaetetus section 1 and briefly summarises its plot section 2 two leading interpretations of the dialogue the unitarian and revisionist readings are contrasted in section 3, free will in antiquity - the very first free will problem was whether freedom was compatible with intervention and foreknowledge of the gods before there was anything called philosophy religious accounts of man s fate explored the degree of human freedom permitted by superhuman gods, the dark age myth an atheist reviews god s philosophers - written by tim o neill tim o neill is an atheist blogger who specializes in reviews of books on ancient and medieval history as well as atheism and historiography, were there dark ages slate star codex - ireland is cool and i have a fondness for its people and history but ireland wasn t the most important country during that time it was barely a country at all at the time, kolmogorov complicity and the parable of lightning slate - the thunder and lightning example seems like a bad comparison for this kind of situation in that the false claim is 1 easily observable to be untrue and 2 utterly useless to the society that propagates it, truecovenanter com the bondage of the will - preface by henry atherton minister of grove chapel camberwell s e and general secretary of the sovereign grace union this excellent work of that eminent servant of god martin luther one of the noble reformers is acknowledged to be one of the greatest if not the greatest of luther s productions luther himself considered it his best publication