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Posts Tagged "Philosophy"

What is Life?

I ran across this interesting little “book” a few weeks ago. Based on a series of lectures by Erwin Schrödinger in the 1940’s, What is Life? is a multi-disciplinary look at the physical underpinnings of what it means to be alive.   The book is a curious read, filled with musings on introductory physics and biology […]

Banality of Evil

You will be gladly excused if you have never heard of Hanna Arendt or Adolf Eichman, but you will not be excused if you are guilty of not thinking. Arendt’s book “Eichman in Israel” is a work that remains to be understood. Ardent brought forth the term, ‘banality of evil’, that has been co-opted to […]