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“The World as Will and Idea” by Fotopoulou Sophia

Arthur Schopenhauer's The World as Will and Idea (1818) is divided into four books. Each book has numbered sections. Book One considers the world as idea. The idea is defined as an object of experience and science, and is dependent on the principle of sufficient reason. Book Two considers the world as the will, showing how the will manifests itself in the world. Book Three considers the Platonic Idea, which is the idea independent of the principle of sufficient reason. Book Four considers the ethical implications of the affirmation and denial of the will to life.

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A Greek System of Chakras by Fotopoulou Sophia

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On my long journey, in search of knowledge, I found this interesting essay, which I would like to share it with you. I have always felt proud for all the ancient Greek philosophers. They were with restless minds, trying to analyse and explain every single aspect of life. Hippocratis, Asclepious, Platonas, Aristotelis, Pythagoras, and many more, as it seems, our ancient ancenstors, knew more. Nothing, can be hidden... nothing can be left unexplained. Chakras...

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Abu Hamid Al-Ghazali by Ali Argis

Abu Hamid Al-Ghazali ( 1058-1128 )

Abu Hamid Ibn Muhammad Ibn Muhammad al-Tusi al-Shafi'i al-Ghazali was born in 1058 A.D. in Khorasan, Iran. His father died while he was still very young but he had the opportunity of getting education in the prevalent curriculum at Nishapur and Baghdad. Soon he acquired a high standard of scholarship in religion and philosophy and was honored by his appointment as a Professor at the Nizamiyah University of Baghdad, which was recognized as one of the most reputed institutions of learning in the golden era of Muslim history.

After a few years, however, he gave up his…

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Arthur Schopenhauer by Fotopoulou Sophia

Arthur Schopenhauer (1788 - 1860)

Obstinate 19th century German philosopher whose literary and aphoristic style, his emphasis on the will and his pessimistic view of human nature based on a unique combination Kant, Plato and eastern philosophy, greatly influenced Nietzsche and a host of 20th writers and philosophers.

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