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Unlike the natural philosophers preced him Plato describes the world cognitively. He proposes Plato's ideas are still the bedrock of psychology today.
When we think psychology our mind usually gravitates to people like Freud or Yung, but all modern ideas can be traced back to Plato. He wa...
We have all sorts of divisions we operate with:
All of these started with Plato. He looked into d...
Is Plato's most famous parable - about getting more connected with reality: Imagine people are chained sitting in a cave looking at a wall on which they see nothing but the shadows of real things behind their backs. One of the people breaks free and experience true reality. But he can not ex...
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Socrates is a mythical figure that sparked a revolution in thought.
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The second part of this amazing course. It discusses the transition from Paleolithic to the Bronze Age. At the end of which we get the Axial Revolution when get the likes of Buddha and Plato. Abstract thought. Second order thinking.
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A very long series of lectures about meaning from a Canadian cognitive academic. I plan to watch them all and will share my insights as I go.
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