Category: Philosophy

Søren Kierkegaard
Philosophy

Subjective Toward Themselves and Objective Toward All Others Søren Kierkegaard

In 1841, Søren Kierkegaard wrote that the whole problem is that people are “Subjective Toward Themselves and Objective Toward All Others.” While just another quote by a philosopher, the quote would ultimately manifest in one of the most foundational psychological findings in the field. We’ll explain the quote, provide references and then get to its historical legacy and importance.

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Philosophy

The Man Who Has No Tincture of Philosophy Goes Through Life Imprisoned

Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician and much more. As one of the major figures of Western Philosophy, his quotes about the value and importance of philosophy are standard requirements for any Philosophy 1101 student. This being our first quote from Dr. Russell that we’ve indulged in, we’ll start with one of his most used and most perplexing on the importance of philosophy.

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uncommon man reading
Philosophy

Practical Man As This Word Is Often Used

Whether as a Philosopher, Mathematician, or Logician Bertrand Russell was a revolutionary mind with insights that transformed all three fields. His book “A History of Western Philosophy”, published in 1945, is among the most recommended and revered books about western philosophy in a vast collection of books about the subject.

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Niels Bohr Quote
Philosophy

Stop Telling God What To Do Niels Bohr

Stop Telling God What To Do is a famous quote by physicist Niels Bohr. The line was a rebuttal to a famous quote by Albert Einstein that “God Does Not Play Dice.” We’ll explain the background of the quote and the events that preceded it on this page.

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