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The Philosophy of Rick and Morty: What Everyone’s New Favorite Cartoon Has in Common with Albert Camus

So, in one episode of Rick and Morty, says the fourteen-year-old Morty Smith, one of the show's titular co-protagonists.
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How James Joyce's Daughter, Lucia, Was Treated for Schizophrenia by Carl Jung Open Culture

How James Joyce's Daughter, Lucia, Was Treated for Schizophrenia by Carl Jung Open Culture | Significant thinkers - their ideas and theories | Scoop.it
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Bertrand Russell Writes an Artful Letter, Stating His Refusal to Debate British Fascist Leader Oswald Mosley (1962)

Bertrand Russell Writes an Artful Letter, Stating His Refusal to Debate British Fascist Leader Oswald Mosley (1962) | Significant thinkers - their ideas and theories | Scoop.it

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Changing the minds of others has never counted among humanity's easiest tasks, and it seems only to have become an ever-stiffer challenge as history has ground along.
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Philographics Presents a Visual Dictionary of Philosophy: 95 Philosophical Concepts as Graphic Designs

Philographics Presents a Visual Dictionary of Philosophy: 95 Philosophical Concepts as Graphic Designs | Significant thinkers - their ideas and theories | Scoop.it
We so often hear pictures described as worth a thousand words apiece, but the Philographics project seems to have found a way to increase that value by at least 27,218.
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32,000+ Bauhaus Art Objects Made Available Online by Harvard Museum Website



You may have first encountered the word Bauhaus as the name of a campy, arty post-punk band that influenced goth music and fashion. But you'll also know that the band took its name from an even more influential art movement begun in Germany in 1919 by Walter Gropius.
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Existentialism is a Humanism, Jean-Paul Sarte 1946

Sartre's famous lecture in defence of Existentialism
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Man of Paradox: Pierre-Joseph Proudhon | Libertarianism.org

An intellectual portrait of Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, an early anarchist who had a profound influence on libertarianism and socialism as we know them today.
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Nelson Mandela, former South African president, dies aged 95

Nelson Mandela, former South African president, dies aged 95 | Significant thinkers - their ideas and theories | Scoop.it
South Africa's first black president died peacefully in company of his family at home in Johannesburg, Jacob Zuma announces • All the latest reaction to Nelson Mandela's death • GuardianWitness: what did Mandela mean to you?
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"Their sacrifice should not be in vein"

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Three Major Perspectives in Sociology

Three Major Perspectives in Sociology | Significant thinkers - their ideas and theories | Scoop.it
Sociologists analyze social phenomena at different levels and from different perspectives. From concrete interpretations to sweeping generalizations of society
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The Subversive Archaeologist: Touchstone Thursday: Alison Wylie's 'Archaeological Cables and Tacking: The Implications of Practice for Bernstein's Options Beyond Objectivism and Relativism.'

The Subversive Archaeologist: Touchstone Thursday: Alison Wylie's 'Archaeological Cables and Tacking: The Implications of Practice for Bernstein's Options Beyond Objectivism and Relativism.' | Significant thinkers - their ideas and theories | Scoop.it
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Alison Wylie - Publications, Presentations, & Current Projects - Philosophy of Archaeology

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Alison Wylie - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Alison Wylie

Alison Wylie is a Canadian feminist philosopher of science at the University of Washington, Seattle. Wylie earned MAs in philosophy and anthropology and a PhD in Philosophy from SUNY Binghamton. Before Wylie moved to the University of Washington in 2005 she taught at Washington University in St.

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10 Longevity Tips from Dr. Shigeaki Hinohara, Japan’s 105-Year-Old Longevity Expert

10 Longevity Tips from Dr. Shigeaki Hinohara, Japan’s 105-Year-Old Longevity Expert | Significant thinkers - their ideas and theories | Scoop.it
Like many centenarians, Dr. Hinohara attributed his longevity to certain practices, backing it up with numerous books on the topic (including Living Long, Living Good).
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Carl Jung Writes a Review of Joyce's Ulysses and Mails It To The Author (1932) Open Culture

Carl Jung Writes a Review of Joyce's Ulysses and Mails It To The Author (1932) Open Culture | Significant thinkers - their ideas and theories | Scoop.it
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How Martin Luther King, Jr. Used Hegel, Kant & Nietzsche to Overturn Segregation in America

How Martin Luther King, Jr. Used Hegel, Kant & Nietzsche to Overturn Segregation in America | Significant thinkers - their ideas and theories | Scoop.it
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The influence of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel on the revolutionary philosophy of Karl Marx and Frederich Engels is well known.
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Games People Play: Strategy and Structure in Social Life

Games People Play: Strategy and Structure in Social Life | Significant thinkers - their ideas and theories | Scoop.it
(2016). Games People Play: Strategy and Structure in Social Life. Social Epistemology: Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 67-88. doi: 10.1080/02691728.2014.907836
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The History of Philosophy, from 600 B.C.E. to 1935, Visualized in Two Massive, 44-Foot High Diagrams

The History of Philosophy, from 600 B.C.E. to 1935, Visualized in Two Massive, 44-Foot High Diagrams | Significant thinkers - their ideas and theories | Scoop.it
The history of philosophy tends to get mightily abbreviated. The few philosophy professors I know don’t have much truck with generalist “history of ideas”-type projects, and the discipline itself encourages, nay, requires, intensive specialization.
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A student’s guide to Jean-Paul Sartre’s Existentialism and Humanism | Issue 15 | Philosophy Now

A student’s guide to Jean-Paul Sartre’s Existentialism and Humanism | Issue 15 | Philosophy Now | Significant thinkers - their ideas and theories | Scoop.it
Nigel Warburton gives a brief introduction to this classic text.
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The Democratic Education of Unschoolers - Politics - Utne Reader

The Democratic Education of Unschoolers - Politics - Utne Reader | Significant thinkers - their ideas and theories | Scoop.it
On the more unconventional side of the progressive education movement are unschoolers, taught by a radical pedagogy based on experimentation, democratic education, and especially curiosity.
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Key Concepts of Libertarianism

Key Concepts of Libertarianism | Significant thinkers - their ideas and theories | Scoop.it
The key concepts of libertarianism have developed over many centuries.
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Anarchism: From Theory to Practice (Daniel Guérin) | The Anarchist Library

Anarchism: From Theory to Practice (Daniel Guérin) | The Anarchist Library | Significant thinkers - their ideas and theories | Scoop.it
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Institute of Advanced Study : Professor Alison Wylie - Durham University

Institute of Advanced Study : Professor Alison Wylie - Durham University | Significant thinkers - their ideas and theories | Scoop.it
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Thinking From Things - Essays in the Philosophy of Archaeology (Wylie)

Thinking from things : essays in the philosophy of archaeology / Alison Wylie. 2002
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