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Lucien Lévy-Bruhl: Animist “Primitives” Paperblog Pick in Philosophy

Lucien Lévy-Bruhl: Animist “Primitives”

At the conclusion of my post on RR Marett, I noted that for all his keen insights into the expansively causal and perhaps even cosmological nature of animist worldviews, his... Read more

Free Will Corruptible Reason Paperblog Pick in Philosophy

Free Will and Corruptible Reason

Much ink has been spilt in philosophical writings on the question of ‘free will’. Free will has often been confused with free reason, free choice and free action, and this has... Read more

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