Essays

philosophy

Stoics added a vital ingredient to our understanding of selfhood.

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What Heidegger Means by Being-in-the-World

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How did the Copernican revolution contribute to the emergence of a scientific world-view?

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A discussion in relation to the ‘Discourse Ethics’ of Jurgen Habermas

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Modern society, according to Foucault, “put into operation an entire machinery for producing true discourses concerning sex”

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What does Levinas consider to be the relative strengths (and weaknesses) of Phenomenology; and how does his own philosophical perspective differ from that of Husserl and Heidegger?

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cyber discussions

Jaron Lanier stated that Artificial Intelligence just dumbs down humans, it does not make computers smarter. A discussion about whether AI research is a misguided direction for computer technology

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Virtual reality, cybernetics and teledildonics in computer mediated communication.
(Or…. Will it possible to express our thoughts, feelings, emotions and desires through an electronic communication system?)
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2 thoughts on “Essays

  1. Hello!

    I really appreciated your commentary on Foucault. I found it beautifully written and insightful. I’m currently reading “The History of Sexuality,” and your essay helped me to appreciate his work.

    Thanks!

    Rebecca

    • Thanks for your comment Rebecca, I’m glad it helped you appreciate Foucault. I haven’t read that essay in a very long time, so you have prompted me to revisit. Cheers

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