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The Materialist Conception of Identity

I frequently view, and sometimes enjoy and learn from, the videos published by the School of Life, a philosophical organization that claims to derive inspiration, in part, from the Epicurean Gardens of antiquity. In recent weeks, I viewed one of their … Continue reading

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Identity and Nature

The recent twitterstorm around Rachel Dolezal’s passing as a black woman has been quite interesting from the perspective of philosophy. It shows the perpetual tension between nature and culture, and shows how Platonic identities can be constructed entirely without input … Continue reading

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Epicureanism as a Religious Identity

Our recent back and forth conversations via blog and facebook about religion and man in his natural state have incited a conversation among Epicureans concerning whether we constitute a religious identity. The hypothesis was originally posited by one of our members … Continue reading

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