Shelley was a crude revolutionist, and believed that the overturning of kings and priests would regenerate mankind. I quoted the lines which tell how the halcyons ceased to prey on fish, and how poisonous leaves became good for food, to show that he foresaw more than any political regeneration, but was too timid to push the argument.
The Madman His Parables and Poems By Kahlil Gibran You ask me how I became a madman. It happened thus: One day, long before many gods were born, I woke from a […]
“His power came from some great reservoir of spiritual life else it could not have been so universal and so potent, but the majesty and beauty of the language with which he […]
THE fact of illusion and error is in various ways forced early upon the mind; and the ideas by which we try to understand the universe, may be considered as attempts to set right our failure. In this division of my work I shall criticize some of these, and shall endeavour to show that they have not reached their object. I shall point out that the world, as so understood, contradicts itself; and is therefore appearance, and not reality. In this chapter I will begin with the proposal to make things intelligible by the distinction between primary and secondary qualities.
THE FUNCTION OF PHILOSOPHY -1936 Among the superstitions from which we are freed by the abandonment of metaphysics is the view that it is the business of the philosopher to construct a […]
MANGALACHARAN 1. I worship Śiva, the abode of eternal knowledge, the storehouse of supreme felicity; by whom the earth and the rest were produced, in him only has this all a maker. […]
The sacred books of India, the Vedas, are generally believed to be the earliest literary record of the Indo-European race. It is indeed difficult to say when the earliest portions of these compositions came into existence. Many shrewd guesses have been offered, but none of them can be proved to be incontestably true. Max Müller supposed the date to be 1200 B.C., Haug 2400 B.C. and Bâl Gangâdhar Tilak 4000 B.C.
NTA UGC NET/JRF/SET/SLET Syllabus for Philosophy, Code No: 03 is given below UGC NET Paper-2 Syllabus 1. Classical Indian Philosophy Vedic and Upanisadic world – views: Rta – the cosmic order, the […]
Moses Maimonides, A Guide for the Perplexed, translated from the original Arabic text by M. Friedlaender THE GUIDE FOR THE PERPLEXED Moses Maimonides, A Guide for the Perplexed, translated from the original […]
Extracted from The history of ancient philosophy in summary form BRIEF SUMMARY 1. Prereflective mythology. Ancient culture has its roots in the communal-clan formation, which, transferring to nature and the world the […]
I think, it is very easy to conceive, without any difficulty, how labour could at first begin a title of property in the common things of nature, and how the spending it upon our uses bounded it. So that there could then be no reason of quarrelling about title, nor any doubt about the largeness of possession it gave. Right and conveniency went together; for as a man had a right to all he could employ his labour upon, so he had no temptation to labour for more than he could make use of