Philosophy in Seven Sentences: A Small Introduction to a by Douglas Groothuis PDF

By Douglas Groothuis

Philosophy isn't a closed membership or a mystery society. it truly is for somebody who thinks mammoth questions are worthy speaking approximately.

To get us begun, Douglas Groothuis unpacks seven pivotal sentences from the heritage of western philosophy―a few recognized, all brief, none trivial. incorporated are:

  • "The unexamined existence isn't really worthy living."―Socrates
  • "You have made us for your self, and our hearts are stressed till they leisure in you."―Augustine
  • "I imagine, accordingly I am."―Decartes
  • "The middle has purposes, that cause understands not anything of."―Pascal

Sentences from Protagoras, Aristotle and Kierkegaard around out this fast tour.

Since each thinker has a narrative, not only a sequence of principles, Groothuis additionally bargains a little bit every one one's lifestyles to set the degree. The seven sterling sentences themselves, whereas they cannot let us know all there's to grasp, supply bridges into different lands of notion which could spark new rules and adventures. And who is familiar with the place they could lead?

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