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Philosophers

An open forum for discussion of the big questions.

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Ah Philosophy, the search for the great answers of life itself and the greater meaning of it all. I've read quite a few comments since the AoM community was founded, and it would appear to me that there are quite a few armchair-philosophers out there.

I propose to use this forum to encourage intelligent discussion among us. In this spirit, I'll be posing a daily philosophical question in the Discussion section. I'm looking forward to the coming discussions.

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Ethics - must reads?

Started by Liam Strain. Last reply by Cole Smith Jun 13. 27 Replies

What is the best state of mankind?

Started by Braeden. Last reply by Regular Joe Jun 11. 5 Replies

For The New Guys

Started by EA Burt. Last reply by Cole Smith Jun 10. 6 Replies

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Comment by Steve Gluck on January 9, 2015 at 3:51pm

For the New York contingent ... 

http://www.meetup.com/The-Mens-Club/

Comment by An Idle Dad on January 15, 2014 at 5:35pm

Here's a link to 300+ free online documentaries. Plenty of philosophical stuff to chew about listed here - The Fog of War (An interview with Robert McNamara) is included in the list. So is Earthlings, if you like controversial vegan philosophical arguments, plus plenty of other stuff.

http://www.diygenius.com/mind-expanding-documentaries/

Comment by Boondocker on January 9, 2014 at 4:01pm

I think it is great how many "young" philosophers there are in this group. 

Comment by Mariam Ali on December 13, 2013 at 7:29pm

Hello! I'm even younger than you, pjotr bos--turning 16 in April. I'm open to discussion, same as you all are.

Comment by Rockeman on October 29, 2012 at 9:58pm

Hello, I'm hoping to find interesting things join in discussions with. 

Comment by Daniel Bull on May 28, 2012 at 1:59pm
Anyone here interested in Aristotle?
Comment by Jono Munro on April 5, 2012 at 11:15pm

Hey guys. I'm a 19 year old neuroscience student from NZ. I also study classics and philosophy in my spare time and am beginning to take up writing as a hobby. I'm particularly interested in political philosophy and metaphysics. I'm looking forward to getting involved in these discussions and expanding my knowledge.

Comment by J. R. Manard on February 22, 2012 at 5:03pm

Hello everyone. I am an 25 year old entrepreneur in real estate investment. I also enjoy moonlighting as an armchair philosopher. I am always interested in a good philosophical discussion, and the opportunity for me to learn, and share what I have learned.

 

Comment by Aditya Vardhan Madabhushani on February 8, 2012 at 1:31pm

hello to everybody.. i am a physics student, with philosophy and history as my hobby and passion. i hope to discuss the big questions with all the members and gain some valuable insights from the point of view of other minds.

Comment by John on March 3, 2011 at 8:41am
Hello all! I am a student of archaeology and anthropology. Thus, there's quite a lot of philosophy involved in my studies. I am looking to learn more about social philosophies and materiality; particularly those works written past 2000 as most of the archaeology theory books I have been reading go up until 2006. If you have any suggestions, please contact me.
 

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