Category Archives: Philosophical

Knowledge for Aristotle & Plato

It might be useful to look at how these two great (somehow contradicting sometimes) philosophers approached the concept of knowledge and knowing. Let’s start with the sooner – Aristotle. Aristotle describes three approaches to knowledge. In Greek, the three are … Continue reading

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Paradoxes … Interesting Mental Sports

Paradoxes are interesting logical structures which might look as true but are internally contradicting.. They are many times ‘invalid’ (logically) , but are very helpful in promoting critical thinking … They are very interesting in literature and philosophy, and a … Continue reading

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Interesting (… maybe ?) Facts on the Age / Time of things : Some Perspective – I

What is the age of :   The Universe : The age of the universe isĀ  estimated to be around 13.8 billion years (See this , and this ). This age is defined as the time elapsed since the big … Continue reading

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Ancient Mystery : iOS (iPhone / iPad) App

@ ^ == v @ m   Games and Learning run hand in hand many times. Games can be used as tools to encourage learning and curiosity for knowing more about a wide range of subjects. The imaginative environment and … Continue reading

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On Knowledge and Wisdom

Lao Tzu: ” In pursuit of knowledge, everyday something is acquired; In pursuit of wisdom, everyday something is dropped ”  

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Weick: the case for SenseMaking

This feeling of thrown-ness and the need to make sense of it are just what we would expect if we took seriously the psychological implications of quantum theory and chaos theory. Both of these theories suggest that the world is … Continue reading

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Interesting Quotes from the Movie Wall Street

Wall Street is an interesting movie, that portrays different images and struggles within the world of business and finance – regardless of whether the director (Oliver Stone) was actually really biased against powerful corporate and finance professionals. It draws the … Continue reading

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Uncertainty

Bertrand Russel Said: “The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts.” Interesting …. “Clarity”, too much of it, means lack of wisdom ? Is … Continue reading

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