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The Four Causes

In his Metaphysics Aristotle gave us four causes. These causes are used to understand what the thing in front of us is. For example, a rock and a hammer can be used to drive a nail. They differ in causes though. Our minds “understand” this, and thereby differentiate between the two. They causes are: The …

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An Old Foundation

My favorite blogger, Vox Day, recently published an outline for a new philosophy to rebuild the west upon. The Tree of Woe contemplates the West’s need for new philosophical foundations in the aftermath of the complete failure of the Enlightenment and classical liberalism. We need to do better than our great ancestors did. To defend …

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