Do our thoughts have any meaning whatsoever?
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It's possible to measure philosophy's progress in two ways. But is that really the point?
I think, therefore I am (rich).
A philosophy of birth can offset the prevailing narrative around extinction and mortality.
In "The History of Western Philosophy," Bertrand Russell made it clear whose thinking he admired — and whose thinking he didn't.
The multi-leveled constructions of metaphysics are the collective workings of a fantastical virtuality. Did you get that?
Plato, Sun Tzu, and Buddha all lived in a "golden age" of philosophy that laid the foundation of modern thought.
Did traditional Chinese thought pave the way for the philosophy of Maoism?
The deep-thinking oddballs of West Coast cycle racing valued mid-ride marijuana over sports science.
Strategy advisor Roger Martin explains how 2,000 year old military thinking is useful in modern business strategy.
How does the mind interact with the body? Nobody really knows — but these philosophers ventured an answer.
Though he renounced philosophy, Stephen Hawking's final theory of the universe redraws the basic foundations of cosmology.
Non-Western thought is vast and ancient, so why don't some consider it philosophy?
Diogenes engaged in shocking behavior to demonstrate the contradictions, small-mindedness, and sheer absurdity of prevailing social conventions.
Progress got derailed somewhere between indoor plumbing and the flying car. Why?
To be successful at bonsai cultivation, you must acquire the perseverance and unconditional kindness normally reserved for devout monks.
The information we have in the Universe is finite and limited, but our curiosity and wonder is forever insatiable. And always will be.
In the philosophy of Star Wars, the Sith are evil because they surrender to passion. But is a life of total rationality a “good” life?
Dive into a realm where time, space, and even reality itself are put into question.
“Why are you unhappy? Because 99.9 percent of everything you think, and of everything you do, is for yourself — and there isn’t one.”
Jokes so cheesy even French philosophers will love them.
Far from being a “dead” pursuit that focuses on old ideas, modern philosophy proposes and debates important, new concepts. All of us can learn from it.
That Nietzsche quote might not mean what you think it does.
People in the East and West really do think differently, especially when it comes to self-identity. Depending where you live, either associative or distinctive thinking will shape your sense of self.
If Rome was not built in a day, why do you think you can be?
Yoga is more than just standing on your head. It's about uniting with the divine.
From consciousness to nothingness and beyond, these questions still baffle the brightest minds. Will they ever be solved?
Perfectionism is on the rise, and its consequences for mental health can be devastating. The Japanese philosophy of "wabi sabi" can help.
Even some philosophers don’t think highly of philosophy, but we need it now more than ever.
Nagomi helps us find balance in discord by unifying the elements of life while staying true to ourselves.