Philosophy Fridays

Philosophy Fridays

Philosophy Friday – Lao Tzu

The School of Life has a video exploring Daoism and its founder Lao Tzu. I thought it would be a good share for Philosophy Friday.  

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Philosophy Fridays

Taoism and the Philosophy Of Flow

For today’s Philosophy Friday, here’s a look at a well-known concept that has emerged from Taoist philosophy is wu wei, that can be translated as “non-action”, “effortless action”, or the paradoxical “action of non-action”. Watch this video to explore this concept and what is has to do with “flow” and even a resemblance to stoicism. 

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John Searle on Consciousness in Artificial Intelligence

For this Philosophy Friday, I think this talk by John Searle, the Slusser Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley. In this “Talk at Google” he focuses on the philosophy of mind and the potential for consciousness in artificial intelligence.  John is widely noted for his contributions to the philosophy of language, philosophy […]

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A Map Of Philosophy

In the first, Philosophy Friday since the Great Deletion, here’s an interesting overview of philosophy and how the different schools of thought relate to one another.

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