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Should you trust your senses? An essay on Descartes’ Meditations.

Yes, we should trust our senses. That is the only way how we live and communicate with the world outside us and even inside our bodies. Descartes in his “Meditations” just pretends that he does not trust his senses to … Continue reading

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“Eating Our Way Toward Civilization: How food processing shaped human body, mind and cultures” book announcement

Eating Our Way Toward Civilization: How food processing shaped human body, mind and cultures in paperback and $0.99 e-book: for Kindles on Amazon for iPad/iPhone/iPod on iTunes for Android devices on GooglePlay for Nook on Barnes&Noble In the series of short essays … Continue reading

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Did Socrates deserve the death sentence?

In his dialogue, “Apology”, Plato describes how Socrates responds to the charges against him. Socrates’ speech is an excellent example of rhetoric, rich with arguments, stories, analogies, questions, answers, and conclusions. He defends himself so as to be right and … Continue reading

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